Nendoroid Popura is Cute and Perfect for Her Size

More figures are being shown in the coming of holiday season and it’s time to show a very cute Nendoroid of the “small” reliable waitress Taneshima Popura from the anime which is set in a family restaurant “WORKING!!”.
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Wagnaria’s Finest Taneshima Popura Brought to Life by Alter!!!

Currently running on its second season, “WORKING!” has been a very popular show even with its simple premise and Alter has capitalized on this by releasing figures from the series. After Yamada who has just been out of production, they’re now up to task with arguably the most recognizable face from the show, none other than the tiny sempai of the crew, Taneshima Popura. Continue reading

MegaHobby Expo 2011 Event Report (More Pain in a Nutshell)

Alter Panty from "Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt"

Some companies just had a another exhibition of upcoming figures at the recently concluded MegaHobby Expo 2011 and from what they’ve presented so far, 2012 is bound to be a very expensive year for collectors due to the sheer number of anticipated figures to be released. A lot of the figures here are from my favorite manufacturer, Alter, while some are from Kotobukiya. I once wrote off that Alter was losing its touch with the lackluster releases of months past, but with the lineup they’ve presented here, I’m glad to say that they’re back on top of their game and we should be seeing even better things from them soon. Continue reading

Hobby Japan January 2012 Scans (Max Factory Luka WOOT!!!)

The latest scans from Japan’s highly respected hobby magazine, Hobby Japan, have just come out and as usual, oodles of new figures to look forward to are once again in the spotlight. This issue seems to be much more interesting than the last two were, particularly due to the presence of very recognizable characters most otaku identify with.

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WF Summer 2011: Alter

Alter has long been my favorite figure company and it’s only fitting that the first WF 2011 Summer post I write is dedicated to their offerings. Compared to past WF displays, this one’s quite a tame outing for them as none of the featured figures are on a grand and epic scale, but nonetheless, they are all solid and well-executed pieces as we’ve come to know from Alter.

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