Popular Game Azur Lane Inspires 1/7 Scale Figure of Noshiro, Preorders Open
11.September.2022 | ANIME&GAME
Azur Lane has become a popular mobile game worldwide, and to celebrate its continued success, Pony Canyon will release a 1/7 scale figure of the character Noshiro in 2023. Preorders will open simultaneously worldwide on September 8, 2022 at 11:00.
Noshiro has been a popular character since the game was released, ranking highly in the 2021 Character Popularity Pill. This will be her first figure, and fans will adore her expression and coloring. Her glossy black hair, powerful eyes, and slender legs are gorgeous, and this large figure will become the focal point of any room.
Pre-orders are now open in Japan at Pony Canyon’s official online anime shop Canime and Amiami. In addition, Canime will be offering an acrylic stand and Amiami will be offering an A2-sized clear poster as store perks, both of which will be based on original illustrations from the game!
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Azur Lane – Noshiro
Order Period: September 8, 11:00 – October 12, 23:59
Release Date: August 2023
Height: 230mm (1/7 scale, stand included)
Price: ¥34,980 (Tax Included)
A BATHING APE®︎ Announces Collaboration Collection with BE@RBRICK
06.June.2022 | FASHION
MEDICOM TOY’s iconic BE@RBRICK block figure is getting a BAPE®︎ CAMO makeover! The collaborative figures will come in two colors–gold and silver–and two sizes. They will be released on June 4, 2022.
BE@RBRICK BAPE®︎ CAMO SHARK 100% & 400% GOLD / SILVER
Don’t miss out on these special collector’s items!
BE@RBRICK BAPE®︎ CAMO SHARK – 100% & 400%
Release Date: June 4, 2022
Where to Buy: A BATHING APE® stores nationwide, BAPE.COM WEB STORE, project 1/6, MEDICOM TOY Tokyo Skytree Solamachi, 2G TOKYO, 2G OSAKA, 2G Online Store
Azur Lane Celebrating 4th Anniversary with New Apparel Collection by ZOZOTOWN
To commemorate the 4th anniversary of the popular smartphone game Azur Lane, the fashion shopping site ZOZOTOWN has launched a limited apparel collaboration exclusive on their website. The Azur Lane Black Collection will be available until March 18, 2022.
Azur Lane is a side-scrolling shoot ‘em up RPG set in an alternate timeline of World War II. Using cute female characters based on warships to battle, the game is popular with players of all ages.
Items at a Glance
ZOZOTOWN × Azur Lane Hoodie
ZOZOTOWN × Azur Lane T-shirt
ZOZOTOWN × Azur Lane Acrylic Stand
ZOZOTOWN × Azur Lane Character Blanket
ZOZOTOWN × Azur Lane Tapestry
Bonus – Original Pin
Lottery Prize: Super Large 50cm Acrylic Stand (Not for Sale)
The Azur Lane Black Collection features seven popular characters from the game–Friedrich der Große, Vittorio Veneto, Belfast, Bremerton, Atago, Ajax, and Unicorn. The illustrations were provided by Modare, Yatsuha, and Rag Miwano and were created exclusively for the collection. In addition to apparel, fans can also pick up acrylic stands, blankets, tapestries, and more.
For every item purchased, customers will receive one original pin. A large acrylic stand will be given away to seven lucky winners, so good luck!
Azur Lane Black Collection by ZOZOTOWN
Available until March 18, 2022 at 11:59
How to Order: https://zozo.jp/search/?p_gtagid=1328113
Official Site: https://www.azurlane.jp/
Tokyo Revengers Anime’s Takemichi Hanagaki and Mikey Figures by BANPRESTO Revealed
21.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME
BANPRESTO are set two release two new realistic figures of Takemichi Hanagaki and Mikey from the anime series Tokyo Revengers in July and August respectively at game centres in Japan.
The figures are detailed recreations of the two characters which look like they’ve jumped straight out of the anime. Everything from the facial expressions to the poses, winkles in their uniforms, and hair have been crafted with careful consideration. BANPRESTO describes the figures as being the same size “as the characters’ heads” from the anime series, so they sound pretty tall, and will make fine additions to any figure collection.
BANPRESTO is also releasing a collection of nine large-sized Tokyo Revengers towels over the next three weeks. The towels are 82cm x 50cm, so can be used for decoration as well as after you get done out the bath or shower.
Finally, the new line-up includes a series of plush toys too featuring chibi versions of the characters – perfect for hanging on your bag. All of these items are rolling out at game centres across Japan.
Painfully Kawaii Sanrio Figures Feature the Characters Sleeping Peacefully
20.June.2021 | FASHION
Takara Tomy Arts is rolling out a new sleepy collection of Sanrio character figures at capsule toy machines in Japan this month.
The adorably dozing collection
Tuxedosam & Hello Kitty
The line-up includes Hello Kitty, Kerokerokeroppi, Pochacco, Badtz-Maru, and Tuxedosam with their heads leaning to the right, perhaps exhausted from being cute all day long. This is the first line-up in a series of these figures. And if you line more than one up together, it looks like they’re sleeping on each others’ shoulders.
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Sanrio Character Sleeping Figures
Japanese Product Name: 肩ズンFig. サンリオキャラクターズ
Release Date: Mid June 2021
Price: ¥300 Per Turn (Tax Included)
Characters: Hello Kitty, Kerokerokeroppi, Pochacco, Badtz-Maru, and Tuxedosam
Available: Capsule toy machines in Japan
Product Details: https://www.takaratomy-arts.co.jp/specials/gachafig
Takara Tomy Arts Official Website: https://www.takaratomy-arts.co.jp/
Sarutahiko Coffee x BE@RBRICK Limited-Edition Bear Figure Releases
Sarutahiko Coffee reached its 10-year milestone on June 8. To celebrate, the Japanese coffee chain launched a 10 year anniversary promotion on the same day.
The coffee giant released its 10th Anniversary Mocha No.1 Blend and 10th Anniversary Mocha No.1 Superior Java Blend for its first rollout of the promotion. For its second release, Sarutahiko is teaming up with MEDICOM TOY’s popular BE@RBRICK figure series to release an original model at its Ebisu and The Bridge Harajuku Station branches as well as its online store.
The palm-sized figure is coloured Sarutahiko’s iconic blue colour and features a brown logo on its chest. It’s a simple but cute design and is a perfect gift to coffee lovers.
BE@RBRICK x Sarutahiko Coffee Figure
Released: June 8, 2021
Price: ¥1,800 (Tax Included) *Max. 2 per person
Available: Sarutahiko Coffee Ebisu / Sarutahiko Coffee The Bridge Harajuku Station / Sarutahiko Coffee Online Shop
Sarutahiko Coffee Online Shop: https://shop.sarutahiko.co
Sarutahiko Coffee Official Website: https://shop.sarutahiko.co/
*Available while supplies last
Sonny Angel Doll Series Releases Japanese Good Luck Collection
03.June.2021 | FASHION
The new Sonny Angel Japanese Good Luck Series was released on May 27, the same month when the popular doll series reached its 17th anniversary milestone. The series sees Sonny Angel wearing a range of traditional Japanese lucky charms to deliver healing and happiness to people.
A Lucky Cat with a cute bell on his neck. His raised left hand/paw will bring you good luck.
A hat depicting Mount Fuji, a symbol of Japan. Pine, bamboo and plum leaves are illustrated on the folding fan.
Daruma are brightly coloured hollow dolls decorating houses in Japan so that our wishes will come true.
The Raccoon Dog has a long history as a strange, even supernatural animal and is known to be a shape shifter.
A Guardian Dog is thought to ward off evil spirits. This one is decorated in a houndstooth pattern, also known to be a sign of good luck.
Ebisuten is the god of “prosperous business”. The sea bream in his hand, a fish often served on New Year’s Day and at weddings, is a symbol of “congratulations”.
The packaging features a mikuhiki design. A mizuhiki is a decorative cord made from twisted paper. If you purchase four or more dolls as part of this series on Sonny Angel’s online store, you’ll also receive a free gift bag.
Sonny Angel Japanese Good Luck Series
Released: May 27, 2021
Price: ¥850 (Tax Included)
Product Page (English): https://www.sonnyangel.com/en/2021/05/07/japanese-goodluck/
AmiAmi is now taking pre-orders for two new figures of Sirius from the video game Azur Lane: the ‘Azur Lane Sirius 1/8 Complete Figure’ and ‘Azur Lane Sirius Light Equipment ver. 1/8 Complete Figure’
‘Azur Lane Sirius 1/8 Complete Figure | ¥25,850 (Tax Included)
The figures are cute and detailed recreations of the Dido Class Sirius from the popular naval warfare game. They feature her Royal Navy maid outfit and weapon in glorious 1/8 scale for your collection.
Azur Lane Sirius Light Equipment ver. 1/8 Complete Figure | ¥15,950 (Tax Included)
Pre-orders are open now and include the figures on their own or with a special bonus. Check the links at AmiAmi below for more details.
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Azur Lane Sirius 1/8 Complete Figures
Release Date: Late January 2022
Buy the Complete Figure: https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-127185
Buy the Light Equipment Complete Figure: https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-127186
AmiAmi Official Website: https://www.amiami.com/eng/
Good Smile Company Releases New Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club Figures
Good Smile Company released two figures on May 13 as part of their POP UP PARADE series. They include Emma Verde and Rina Tennoji from the anime series Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club.
POP UP PARADE Emma Verde / POP UP PARADE Rina Tennoji – ¥3,900 Each (Tax Included)
POP UP PARADE is a new series of figures by Good Smile Company that are easy to collect with affordable prices and speedy releases! Each figure typically stands around 17-18cm in height and the series features a vast selection of characters from popular anime and game series.
A figure of Emma Verde in her “Nijiiro Passions!” costume! Emma has been recreated with a bright smile on her face.
A figure of Rina Tennoji in her “Nijiiro Passions!” costume! Enjoy her “Auto Emotion Convert Rina-chan Board” and slightly visible face underneath!
The figures are available to purchase worldwide from Good Smile Company – links below.
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POP UP PARADE Emma Verde / POP UP PARADE Rina Tennoji
Order WIndow: May 13, 2021 – June 9, 2021
Release Date: September 2021
Japanese “REAL GIRL’S CLOTHING” street fashion brand X-girl has teamed up with MEDICOM TOY to release their own BE@RBRICK block-type figure.
BE@RBRICK X-girl 2021 1000％ | ¥63,800 (Tax Included)
BE@RBRICK X-girl 2021 100％ & 400% | ¥16,500 (Tax Included)
The bear figure features a high-quality clear blue body and comes in two sizes: the life-size 1000% edition which is glow-in-the-dark and is branded with the colourful X-girl logo, and the 100% & 400% set.
Don’t miss out on these exclusive models.
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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’s Rimuru Gets 1/7 Scale Figure
21.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese figurine brand SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE FIGURE is releasing its new 1/7 scale Rimuru Temptest -Ultimate Ver.- figure which features Rimuru from the anime series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime.
Bonus item for buyers
Fans who purchase the figure from SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE FIGURE’s online store, Amazon Japan, or ABEMA Shopping will receive the below-pictured Rimuru Temptest -Slime Ver.- figure too.
Rimuru Tempest -Ultimate Ver.- 1/7 Scale Figure | ¥38,500 (Tax Included)
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Rimuru Tempest -Ultimate Ver.- 1/7 Scale Figure
Order Window: February 5, 2021 – May 31, 2021
Naruto Shippuden’s Gaara Gets G.E.M. Series Complete Figure
19.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Fans of Naruto: Shippuden‘s Gaara Kazekaga won’t want to miss out on the new G.E.M. Series Complete Figure now available for pre-order worldwide on AmiAmi.
Potential spoilers ahead for the Naruto: Shippuden story.
G.E.M. Series NARUTO Shippuden Gaara Kazekage Complete Figure | ¥13,530 (Tax Included)
The Fifth Kazekage maintains his cool and collected personality in this detailed figure as he utilises his sand powers.
G.E.M. Series NARUTO Shippuden Gaara Kazekage Complete Figure
Release Date: October 2021
Pre-Order Here: https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-125718
BEASTARS Anime’s Legosi and Louis Get Hot Figure Releases
19.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Online hobby store AmiAmi is now taking pre-orders for two new 1/8 scale figures of Legosi and Louis from the BEASTARS anime series which are sure to prove favourable for fans of the Legosi x Louis ship. Both figures are available to pre-order worldwide.
BEASTARS Gray Wolf Legosi 1/8 Complete Figure | ¥10,450 (Tax Included) | Releasing: Late September 2021
The Legosi figure has the gray wolf series protagonist shirtless showing off his furry pecks. The detail on his fur and the crinkles in his clothing makes this a high quality must-have for any fan of BEASTARS.
BEASTARS Shishigumi’s Louis 1/8 Complete Figure | ¥10,450 (Tax Included) | Releasing: Late October 2021
The Louis figure imagines him walking the streets as the boss of the Shishigumi, donning a jet black suit looking slick, stylish, and oozing confidence.
BEASTARS 1/8 Scale Complete Figures
Legosi Pre-Order: https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-125979
Louis Pre-Order: https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-125980