先日、「ブレスト要塞大攻防戦」を見ました。 1941年6月、平和な日常を送るソ連領ブレスト。 だが独ソ不可侵条約を破り、突如ドイツ軍が攻め込んで来る。 開戦を全く予想していなかったブレスト要塞の守備隊は大...
Categories: Japanese Language Toy Feeds
Raised 54% of 100-million-yen goal before Sunday deadline
From all of us here at TheForce.net, we'd like to wish you and your family a very safe and Happy Easter!
Categories: Star Wars
Manga that inspired 2 TV anime series began in 2006
Solanin author launched sci-fi manga about high school students last year
Now this post is a long time coming, and while it is not specifically "art toy" (like WHEN has that ever stopped this blog? MUAHAAHAHAAAAAA), these NEED to be seen and acknowledged! I don't know why it took so long but finally someone went and pumped up the style steroids for a trio of Star Wars characters, and the result looks utterly amazeballs! Witness SQUARE ENIX's Star Wars Variant Play
U.NEM Studios has posted a high-quality gallery of GoShooter images to their Facebook page! A Million Publisher exclusive, GoShooter is a recolor of the Nightbeat version of Generations IDW Bumblebee. His Targetmaster partner is Shuta Go, a standin for the original toy's Headmaster Junior partner. Keep reading to see the photos!
Nozomu Tamaki began sequel to Dance in the Vampire Bund manga in 2013
Check out the Flickr album to see some of the toys we encountered yesterday afternoon. My absolute favorite find yesterday had to be that classic Space Case action figure carrying case (see theouterrealmsw.com), but the second favorite find was the Land on the Moon boardgame (see BoardGameGeek). I didn’t buy either one — the case was pretty beat and the... Read more →
This remarkable fan artwork was posted to Facebook and reminds us all that Diaclone — one of the ancestor toylines to the original Transformers toys of the eighties — turns 35 this year. 35 years old and I don’t own more than a single book about the Diaclone series? There’s a flaw in the world of collectibles and books! The... Read more →
Yesterday afternoon we stopped at Decopolis Studios in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a small shop that sells books, robot toys, and a hell of a lot of Art Deco-inspired goods. It turns out that Tulsa is a center for Art Deco design and just driving through downtown it’s impossible not to notice fabulous architectural details on many of the buildings. See the... Read more →
Former president Chiyomaru Shikura promoted to chairman of board of directors
1st play adapting story of anime project premiered last August
"New-sensation idol story" to premiere this July
A 1996 issue of Tomart’s Action Figure Digest gives us another idea of the popularity of the Shadows of the Empire action figures and vehicles . . . in 1996. In this full-page ad for Animation Gallery Collectibles we can see that Leia (Boushh), Dash Rendar, Xisor, and Chewbacca (Snoova) were all so in-demand that you had to call for... Read more →
DVD Collection from Right Stuf, Inc. and Sunrise Inc. Source: Right Stuf, Inc. press release Official Site: turn-a-gundam.net (Japan) Special Thanks to Jessica BreonAnime distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and anime producer Sunrise Inc. are excited to announce the upcoming release of TURN A GUNDAM Part 2, the second and final installment of the TURN A GUNDAM (∀（ターンエー）ガンダム, Taan Ee Gandamu, 1999-2000) TV Series. Never before released in North America, TURN A GUNDAM is from original GUNDAM creator Yoshiyuki Tomino and features music from Yoko Kanno (COWBOY BEBOP, GHOST IN THE SHELL: STAND ALONE COMPLEX). The remastered video DVD set contains Episodes 26-50 and will be available August 4, 2015. Special Features include a 3-part interview with Mechanical Designer Syd Mead (BLADE RUNNER, ALIENS, TRON). Continued...
Categories: Otaku Culture
Masuo Ueda retires as CEO of animation studio after nearly 5 years
The November 29, 1975 issue of The Beaver Times surfaced recently because I shouldn’t be allowed near the Google newspaper archives. A recent search for Kenner’s Six Million Dollar Man action figures resulted in encountering an article all about the start of the holiday shopping season and a report that: An Ohio woman, while quickly flicking through a rack of... Read more →
Author slowed pace of manga last August due to ailing family member