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Glamorous Playtime: Toradora! Taiga, Tales of Petite, Monster Hunter Lagia, Sora no Kiseki Renne, Bakemonogatari Nadeko, Persona 2 Lisa Silverman, Yami Yuugi Koto Shop Exclusive & more! - in Weekly Toys Update!


Welcome to this week's toys update. Check out the wonderful collectibles we just got in stock and all the new products made available for pre-order.

Give her a round of applause. Aisaka Taiga has changed into a bunny girl suit to give fan service to her collectors. The purple bodice and the ears are painted with a silken sheen to give her that glint of glamour, while the tail looks soft to the touch.

Her sculptor Avira has crafted an array of Taiga figures, and is very experienced in capturing the layers of Taiga's personality. The puffed up cheeks look exceptionally adorable on her rounded face, and her scowl is one of her iconic expressions, but collectors are free to swap it for the happy smile for a change.

Taiga is coming this December:

Toradora! 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Aisaka Taiga Bunny Girl VerJPN N/A




Celebrations for the Tales of 15th Anniversary is still in full swing. Party with the heroes and heroines. They have joined together in the Nendoroid Studios to have their petite figures made. Order a total of 8 pieces to receive a factory sealed box and open them to see who you get.

The collection includes the boys and girls from the most recent and most popular instalments, however, there is a secret version, a seventh character. Try your luck to see if you manage to get him or her. Line them up for a colourful display or scatter them around the room so every corner has a glitter of fantasy.

The Nendoroid Petit Figures are coming this December:

Nendoroid Petite Non Scale Pre-Painted Trading Figure: Tales Series (Re-run) (Random Single)JPN N/A




Hunt down the tyrant of the oceans and use his hide to create the ultimate armour. Nendoroid Studios is joining the fun as well. The Nendoroid swordsman is a fully moveable action figure with 23 points of articulation. The plates of the armour hides the joints so the swordsman's every pose looks ultra realistic, if not a little comical.

Put the massive sword in his grasp. The sculptors applied a special finishing to create the texture of the scales. It makes the swords look heavier and more lethal. The contrast between the metallic parts of the armour and the matt surface brings out the protective qualities of the armour.

The Lagia X Swordsman Nendoroid Figure is coming this November:

Nendoroid No. 266 Monster Hunter: Male Swordsman - Lagia X EditionJPN US$ 98.99




The Angel of Extermination flies into the Nendoroid Studios to add a tint of cute horror to their Sora no Kiseki collection. Renne is the type of girl who smiles sweetly as she plans her killings. At times innocent and at times unimaginably cruel, she is a riddle that people just couldn't help but want to solve.

Her package comes with all the props that portray the two extreme sides of her personality. Her black rabbit doll and her ice cream show her at peace and her scythe represents her killer instincts. The collection of face pieces includes the close eyed look, the confident smile and the battle-cry. If you have Estelle, put Renne beside the older girl to re-create the scenes from the game.

Renne is coming in November:

Nendoroid No. 264 The Legend of Heroes Trails in the Sky SC: RenneJPN N/A




The younger girls play an even bigger role in the Bakemonogatari spin off - Nisemonogatari. Sengoku Nadeko is back. After Araragi helps her solve her problems with the snake demon, she becomes a more energetic and cheerful girl.

However, she might need to save herself again, as the snake is back. Attach the clear snake to her ankles to give the cute display a sense of eeriness. And although her smile is heart meltingly cute, her troubled expression give the creepy scene that much urgency.

Now it's up to you to remove the snake spirit once and for all. Nadeko is coming in November:

Bakemonogatari 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Sengoku Nadeko Kotobukiya Ver.JPN N/A




The Seven Sisters Academy is rumoured to be full of pretty people. Lisa Silverman is here to prove it true. She has the bright blond hair and the aqua marine eyes and the demeanour of a traditional Japanese girl. The figure maker NoRi at Freeing shows her courage and her demureness through her posture.

The way her chin angles downward portrays a sort of shyness, but the way she stands show that she won't hesitate before jumping into action. The texture of her uniform and her shoes are distinguished by the clever application of gloss. The lines on her hair gives it an image of richness and softness.

Discover the secret behind the hideous curse with Lisa this November:

Persona 2: Innocent Sin 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Lisa SilvermanJPN N/A




The card duels start this moment. The special Koto shop exclusive version of Yuugi captures the action, the excitement and the speed of the duel between destined rivals. Yuugi has picked his cards. The figure is a clash of brightness and darkness.

True to the high quality of Kotobukiya figures, Yuugi is sculpted with the most minute of details and the boldest poses. The golden pyramid contains all the markings and his clothes are crafted with a natural flow of wrinkles. The painter put a layer of gloss on the blue of his uniform. Feel the force of the duel, and see his jacket blown back by a gust of wind.

If you have yet to put Yuugi in your display case, don't miss the chance to take home the special edition this December:

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Yami Yugi - Koto Shop Exclusive - (Re-run)JPN N/A




After escaping from Impel Down, Sir Crocodile sheds his pirate gear and put on the Samurai Armour for the figure makers at Plex. Scaled at 1/7 size, the figure is the largest in the Door Painting Collection. This gives the figure maker Freehand more room to display the details.

Every plate and every plait on the armour is sculpted to perfection. The shiny silver and gold gives his hook a lethal glint. Collectors can change the display by swapping the sword with the wine bottle. But no matter what Sir Crocodile holds in his hand, he is still the very picture of toughness and immense strength.

Sir Crocodile is coming this September:

One Piece - Door Painting Collection 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted Figure DX : Crocodile Samurai VerJPN N/A




New Toy Arrivals (9)

Batman Arkham Asylum Play Arts Kai Pre-Painted Figure: Batman ArmoredJPN N/A
Beach Queens - Hanasaku Iroha 1/10 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Matsumae OhanaJPN US$ 47.90
Beach Queens - Hanasaku Iroha 1/10 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Tsurugi MinkoJPN US$ 47.90
Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Mug CupJPN N/A
Monster Hunter 3G Stainless Mug Cup (Black)JPN N/A
Monster Hunter 3G Stainless Mug Cup (Red)JPN N/A
Nendoroid No. 240 Guilty Crown: Yuzuriha InoriJPN N/A
Type-Moon 10th Anniversary ~ Saber~ Congratulation SetJPN N/A
Type-Moon 10th Anniversary ~ Saber~ King of Knight SetJPN N/A


Newly Opened Pre-Orders (23)

BE@BRICK Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance : Set D EVA Mark.06 & Nagisa KaworuJPN N/A
Bakemonogatari Non Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Hachikuji Mayoi Hajime Ueda Ver.JPN N/A
Bakemonogatari 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Sengoku Nadeko Kotobukiya Ver.JPN N/A
Bakemonogatari Non Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Senjyogahara Hitagi Hajime Ueda Ver.JPN N/A
Biohazard Operation Raccoon City Play Arts Kai Pre-Painted Figure: LupoJPN N/A
Brilliant cut 1/4 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Original Girl of Restraint Kurosawa TokoJPN N/A
Cold FormJPN N/A
figma Accel World : Scarlet RainJPN N/A
HITMAN ABSOLUTION Play Arts Kai Pre-Painted Figure: Agent 47JPN N/A
Infinite Stratos Non Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Charlotte Jersey Ver. (Re-Run)JPN N/A
Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne : Vox Aura `Egg Plane`JPN N/A
Nendoroid No. 262 Dog Days : Ricotta ElmarJPN N/A
Nendoroid No. 265 Lagrange The Flower of Rin-ne: Kyono MadokaJPN N/A
Nendoroid No. 266 Monster Hunter: Male Swordsman - Lagia X EditionJPN US$ 98.99
Nendoroid Petite Non Scale Pre-Painted Trading Figure: Tales Series (Re-run) (Random Single)JPN N/A
Nendoroid No. 264 The Legend of Heroes Trails in the Sky SC: RenneJPN N/A
One Piece - Door Painting Collection 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted Figure DX : Crocodile Samurai VerJPN N/A
Persona 2: Innocent Sin 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Lisa SilvermanJPN N/A
Shakugan no Shana III 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Shana Swim Wear ver. (Re-run)JPN N/A
Toradora! 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Aisaka Taiga Bunny Girl VerJPN N/A
Waiting in the Summer 1/1 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: RinonJPN N/A
Waiting in the Summer 1/6 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Takatsuki IchikaJPN N/A
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Yami Yugi - Koto Shop Exclusive - (Re-run)JPN N/A


Pre-orders with closing dates in the next seven days (15)

ARTFX Bishoujo Star Wars 1/10 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Jeina Solo (Re-run)JPN N/A
ARTFX+ Star Wars 1/10 Scale Pre-Painted Figure: Darth Vader Return of Anakin Skywalker (Re-run)JPN N/A
Fairy Tale Figure Vol.3 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Alice in Mirror World Black Dress Ver.JPN N/A
Fairy Tale Figure Vol.3 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Alice in Mirror World Blue Dress Ver.JPN N/A
Hanasaku Iroha 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Matsumae OhanaJPN N/A
Horizon on the middle of nowhere 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Asama TomoJPN N/A
Mortal Kombat 10" Johnny Cage Resin Statue 2.72ASIA N/A
Mortal Kombat Reptile Mini HeadASIA N/A
Mortal Kombat Shao Kahn 1:2 Scale BustASIA N/A
Nendoroid No. 260 The Amazing Spider-Man: Spider-Man Hero's Edition (Re-run)JPN N/A
Puella Magi Madoka Magica 1/8 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Ultimate Kaname MadokaJPN N/A
RIO:bone Shaman King Asakura Yoh & ByakkoJPN N/A
Shining Hearts 1/6 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: RounaJPN N/A
Shining Hearts 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: XiaomeiJPN N/A
Waiting in the Summer 1/7 Scale Pre-Painted PVC Figure: Takatsuki Ichika Swim Wear ver.JPN N/A





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