Gundam fans have a new figurine to look forward to – one that’s packing some serious centerpiece potential. Bandai’s premium figure label Tamashii Nation is releasing an exquisite figure of Wing Gundam Zero (Endless Waltz Ver.). In celebration of over twenty years of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (and its follow up movie Endless Waltz) Tamashii Nation has created a fully transformable, highly detailed, diecast Wing Zero figure. Standing 17cm tall the Gundam will come with interchangeable parts and weapons, two of which – the Drei Zwerg and the Seiben Zwerg – were only mentioned in the manga and novelization respectively.
It’s that time of year again: Wonder Festival! WonFes is a semiannual event wherein both companies and individuals come to announce new figures, preview those that are in production, and show off those that have recently finished. While companies will have official figures to display, we also see garage kits at WonFes — figures made by individuals who work outside the professional space. This dynamic of both professional and fan created figures is what makes WonFes so amazing with its sheer variety of characters, poses, and ideas. Check out the gallery below for my standout picks of this years show.
“Welcome home good hunter, what is it you desire” whispers the soothing voice of the Doll. As you traverse the darkened streets of Yharnam, fighting all manner of dreadful horrors, it is this calming voice that keeps the nightmares at bay. She awaits for your return in the Hunter’s Dream, and soon she can wait for you in your humble abode. Pre-orders have opened on major websites for a 1/6 scale figure of Bloodborne’s iconic Doll. Manufactured by Gecco, the Doll joins a list of amazing, high quality scale figures including: The Hunter (Bloodborne), Soul of Cinder (Dark Souls III),
Blizzard has revealed the next Overwatch hero that will be receiving a collectible statue. The company announced that fan favourite D.Va will be immortalized with the new collectible statue releasing in late 2017. This news follows the release of Tracer, Reaper, and Windowmaker statues. The statue measures in at 19” tall and features a 13.5″ diameter base. D.Va is wearing her default outfit whilst perched atop her MEKA unit in one of the character’s signature poses. Blizzard also noted that each of the statues will be hand painted, so fans can expect a high quality product. While no concrete launch
Heads up Pokémon fans. The legendary trainer Red is joining the figma collection. The main character from Pokémon Fire Red, Pokémon Leaf Green and their predecessors has officially joined Good Smile Company’s figma Series. Figma distinguishes itself in the figure-collecting space by creating figures that are highly poseable through the use of “figma joints”. These joints are made from flexible plastic and are located in specific areas on the character to maintain proportions exact as possible. These figures even come with extra pieces allowing you to customize even further. Red comes with two face plates; a standard determined look as well as a