I’d always known that Kenner’s Strawberry Shortcake toys of the eighties had a lot of options, but I’d not quite realized just how deep the line was until recently. The dinosaur Fig Boot, for example, is something I didn’t even know existed until reading the Toy Box overview of Strawberry Shortcake toys. What’s even more stunning is that I’m now... Read more →
According to BBTS my pre-order for Buster, third party maker’s unofficial Transformers Blaster, was placed on January 11, 2014, making it almost a year from pre-order to the first posted review. The finished toy — shown in this Kuma Style review — looks mostly good, but TJ mentions in his writeup that the colors are off so I’m now left... Read more →
"Thank you everyone who came and made the Cookie Party opening night so special. Seeing all of you and having so much support made the event successful and memorable. We hope the community continues to grow with amazing friendships, adventures and success!" - Ella Mesenas for Mighty Jaxx. Launched Dec 19th, Mighty Jaxx's Cookie Party will exhibit until Friday December 26th @ Front Row store (
Hiroshi Kamiya voices manga artist Rohan Kishibe in upcoming game
Subtitled Growing up with and out of Star Wars, A Long Time Ago* is one of those sorta books that I’ve just got to try. Along the same lines as Collect All 21!* and Collect Them All!*, the book is more of an autobiographical text than a factual account of the Star Wars phenomenon. I’ve not yet received my copy... Read more →
Ennosuke Ichikawa IV to star as lead
Hiro Shimono, Joel McDonald, Hikaru Midorikawa, Ian Sinclair, Mamoru Miyano, Vic Mignogna, more
Natsuki Hanae, Yuuki Ono, Saori Onishi, Takahiro Sakurai join Spring TV anime
Hilarious Manga About a Clumsy Interstellar Cop and a Hermit from the Creator of Dragon Ball Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik JansenVIZ Media, LLC, the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, prepares to thrill manga readers and fans of legendary creator Akira Toriyama with the launch of Jaco the Galactic Patrolman (銀河パトロール ジャコ, Ginga Patorooru Jako) in print and digital on January 6th. The complete-in-one-volume interstellar comedy will be published under the company’s Shonen Jump imprint. Jaco the Galactic Patrolman is rated ‘A’ for All Ages and will carry a print MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. A digital version of Jaco the Galactic Patrolman also debuts on January 6th for $6.99 (USD/CAN) from VIZManga.com and through the VIZ MANGA App for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Android-powered smart phones. The digital volume of Jaco the Galactic Patrolman can also be purchased through the Nook, Kobo, ComiXology, Kindle, iBooks and GooglePlay stores. Manga legend and creator of Dragon Ball Z, Akira Toriyama, is back with the quirky comedy Jaco the Galactic Patrolman! Retired scientist Omori lives alone on a deserted island while continuing his research into time-travel. His quiet life is interrupted when galactic patrolman Jaco crash-lands and decides to move in with him. This agent from space claims to be elite, but sometimes it can be a little hard to believe. Can Jaco get along with the old man long enough to save the earth from a dangerous threat? Continued...
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Director had hinted in interview that a new development would start in early 2015
Available at Toy Soul 2014 in Hong Kong now is TOUMA's Knuckle Bear (Pic below via Daisuke Itamiya). Will update further product info and booth number when I find them … meanwhile, Happy Hunting, people!
Weekly series had just returned from another hiatus in October
CC32 S.F.D.M.L. CRAZYCHILDREN SERIES: Michael Lau Designer Vinyl Releases at CSBOOTH19 for #ToySoul 2014 Day 3
Released on the first day of Toy Soul 2014 was the "Original" Edition colorway, and on Saturday saw the "FedEx"-Purple colorway being teased and released (above pic via Toy People) … and the colorway editions continue on for the 3rd and last day Sunday of the even, with the "DHL"-colorway for the 6" tall vinyl CC32 S.F.D.M.L. and it's sidekick/pet CC32 S.F.D.D. from Michael Lau's CRAZYCHILDREN
New series based on Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga to air on TV Tokyo
Bryce Malek, who served as story editor for the first two seasons of the original Transformers cartoon, filmed a short movie showing his workplace at Marvel Productions. Part of the video shows Malek looking over a draft script of The Immobilizer, here titled quot;The Molecule Immobilizerquot;. While this doesn't offer a lot besides Malek's attempts at basic cinematography, it's an interesting and rare chance to see behind the scenes where the scripts for Transformers were created. Click through and chec
More details to be revealed on Monday
Rumbbell collaborates with Eric So's WHITE KNIGHT (from Unbox Industries), featuring the clear vinyl figure filled with colorful Rumbbells in it's insides - with the resulting crossover figure on display at Booth C11 @ Toy Soul 2014 (Dec 19-21, 2014 - last day today!). Pre-order is available for HK$480 per. No info on actual drop date tho ... Will update further product info when I have them!
Seen on display at the Devil Toys booth (ccc) at Toy Soul 2014 (Dec 19-21, 2014) is Kaiser Luna's THE BOXING CAT, now fully revealed! (Teased here + here). Look for him at Booth D13-15 (Devil Toys x ACI Toys). Currently not available for purchase as yet, but folks interested to see this is piece go into production should go bug the peeps at the counter! Or leave your feedback on facebook.com/
To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness 2nd season & True Princess game