When we have anime figure displays, we’re usually given at least a month to prepare for the event. Why a month? Well, consider that not only do we have to invite lenders and record their figures to be displayed in the event, but we also have to layout the name tags for the figures and have further discussions with the organizers with regards to the floor space we have to work with. I think this is why our latest stint at TAGCOM 6 at Robinson’s Place Manila last March 31 to April 1 has got to be one of our most impressive showings yet. It may not have been as grandiose as our previous displays but given the extremely rushed preparation time we had, we’re quite proud of the showcase we had. Continue reading
A “Toaru Majutsu no Index” movie has just been announced at the just concluded Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival 2011 on Sunday. While I wasn’t big on the show on its first season, which was veeeery slow and notoriously preachy, the second season turned it around for me. The Touma speeches were still very time-consuming, but they were more tolerable and the fight scenes and arcs were much much more interesting. Needless to say, I’m looking forward to the movie a lot, especially if they follow it up with the World War III plot in the light novels. Of course, the return of moe characters, Index, Misaka and Co. should make the waiting even more painful. More details about the movie will be revealed in the upcoming October issue of ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko Magazine.
Tomorrow starts your pre-orders of the main heroine from the anime “A Certain Magical Index” or in it’s Japanese name “To Aru Majutsu no Index” Librorum Prohibitorum Index AKA Index. Continue reading
After figmas of Misaka Mikoto, Misaka Imouto, Shirai Kuroko (Railgun) and Kamijou Touma… Finally, the main character of To Aru Majutsu no Index, Index Librorum Prohibitorum will have her own figma. Continue reading
The October 2011 issue of hobby-institution and soothsayer of otaku poverty, Hobby Japan, reveals upcoming figures to watch out for in the coming months and as always a certain Madoka never fails to make what is now a necessary appearance, along with her Newtonian demon kitty, QB.