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Hikari Friday: Winter is Coming Night King!

Funko - 1 hour 17 min ago

Happy Hikari Friday!

It's December, meaning winter is on its way! Prepare for
the cold with Winter is Coming Night King!

Limited to 250pcs worldwide!
Coming soon from Funko!

Winter is Coming Night King Hikari Sofubi Figure

Coming in January!
Categories: Designer Toys

Funatic of the Week: Josh Thompson!

Funko - 1 hour 21 min ago

Josh Thompson
Bland, VA

What Funko lines do you collect? How many pieces are in your collection?

My collection consists of various Funko lines such as Pop!s, Wacky Wobblers, Dorbz, Spastik & Fantastik Plastiks, Hikari, Blox, Deluxe Vinyls, 12 & 20-inch Banks, a few Mystery Minis & ReAction Figures, Mopeez, subscription box items & apparel, along with a few other lines totaling north of 1,250 items & counting.


How long have you been a collector?

2.5 years.

What are your favorite fandoms?

I am a total geek for anything Funko, but I also love Sci-Fi, Disney, Harry Potter, Marvel & DC, Star Wars, Advertising Icons, Pro-Wrestling, Travel, Television, Movies, Music, EXPERIENCES!!!


What was your first Funko item?

Rocket Raccoon Pop!


What is your favorite Funko piece in your collection?

There are numerous items in my collection that I absolutely love, but my favorite would have to be my 1 of 50, 12-inch Freddy Bobble Bank with Bone Daddy! Two of my most adored original Funko characters featured in one outstanding bank, both wearing orange, with Freddy’s t-shirt labeled “Trick or Treat” representative of my favorite holiday!


Tell us your favorite Funko story!

Though my collection is full of Funko diversity now, that wasn’t always the case. One of my absolute favorite things about Funko is its ability to create the same character across various lines; ultimately giving its licensed characters a harmonic synchronized look & feel through familiar branded artistic designs.

When I first started collecting I was only familiar with the Pop! line and thus were the only Funko item I collected for the first several months. As my desire for more grew, I began joining Funko collector groups through all the various channels I could find. Of all of these groups, the most impactful was joining the Funko Funatic boards where I would be exposed to an array of older Funko items that I had never seen before. I must admit, the appeal of the classic Wobblers, Spastiks, etc was very infectious, especially as I began seeing pictures of them posted on the board.


At the start of this year I decided I would make an effort to go out and see some of these amazing pieces of Funko history in person, the only way that I knew how… finding veteran Funko collectors. My very first Funatic meet-up came about through an afternoon in Florida. Never shy to let a few hundred miles get in the way of a fun time, I made the drive down and spent hours staring at historical pieces of vinyl and talking Funko! At that point I was hooked for life!

This Funatic lifestyle has taken me thousands of miles and across two countries, meeting several other Funko Hall of Fame members and collectors along the way. Ultimately, I look forward to all the Funatics I’ll meet & the fun I’ll have with this wacky obsession that is Funko collecting.


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Categories: Designer Toys

Tokyo Jesus x Eimi Takano for Tomenosuke @ #TokyoComicCon 2016 (Dec 2-4)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 2 hours 55 min ago
Seen on display at TCC2016: Artists Sayu AKA Tokyo Jesus and Eimi Takano will both be exhibiting at the inaugural Tokyo Comic Con (Dec 2-4) via Tomenosuke booth - and bringing with them a host of awesomeness created via their own hands and paint-brush, including a crossover GAKI (figure by Tokyo Jesus and painted by Eimi)! UPDATED: On display at Tokyo Comic Con Day 1: Thank you for the coming
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

SHON for Tomenosuke @ #TokyoComicCon 2016 (Dec 2-4)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 2 hours 58 min ago
UPDATED: On display at the Tomenosuke booth! Thank you for coming today #shonside #catrider #capduckA photo posted by SHON
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

Cobra Hiss Tank on Sale at ToysRUs in 1984

Battlegrip.com - 3 hours 55 min ago
If I’m going to do for the G.I. Joe series of the eighties the same thing that I did for Kenner’s Star Wars line (check out my book at Amazon.com*) then it is time that I start searching for more G.I. Joe newspaper ads, yes? Good thing those archives are just begging to be explored, because after just a few... Read more →
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

Tomenosuke @ #TokyoComicCon 2016

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 4 hours 19 min ago
Tomenosuke at the inaugural Tokyo Comic Con (Dec 2-4) is a powerhouse filled with art toys and swish customs, from as diverse a roster of toy makers and artists, including Tokyo Jesus & Eimi Takano, DOT and Kto Kto from Japan, SHON and Banana Virus from Taiwan, Drilone from USA! And as well KaNO is on hand to do a wonder Woman mural “live”, and there’s even an exclusive colorway of The Astronaut
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

Pokémon Go, Rez Infinite, Street Fighter V Win at The Game Awards

Anime News Network - 5 hours 6 min ago
Game developer Hideo Kojima honored with 2016 Industry Icon Award
Categories: Anime

Game Of Hope for #TokyoComicCon 2016 (Dec 2-4)

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 5 hours 11 min ago
The “Game of Hope” Sofubi Tour players have descended in Japan for the inaugural Tokyo Comic Con (Dec 2-4) - featuring sofubi goodies from Real x Head, Goccodo, Punk Drunkers, and Skull Toys, and they are in turn joined by Chairoi Brown, Atom-A-Amaresura, Code Viper, Hillary Clickington, Shikamark and Uamou! Here are some select snaps to share for figures at tables No.P16,P17,P18, and please
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

UAMOU for #TokyoComicCon 2016

TOYSREVIL'S I LIKE TOYS - 5 hours 13 min ago
#Uamou @uamo for #TokyoComicCon! More featured #onTOYSREVIL blog! #toynews @tokyocomiccon #tokyocomiccon2016 #TCC2016A photo posted by TOYSREVIL (@toysrevil) on Dec 1, 2016 at 7:56pm PST Studio Uamou will be joining the folks from “Game of Hope” Sofubi Tour and sharing the same tables No.P16,P17,P18 at Tokyo Comic Con (Dec 2-4) with tons of swell collectibles, including Camouflage Big Uamou
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

Legends Series LG42 Godbomber - Yes, He's A Headmaster! Or Titan Master!

Tformers - 5 hours 58 min ago
Now that we've all had a good look at LG42 Godbomber himself, Autobase Aichi has posted two more images! As hinted at in the other photos, Godbomber is indeed a Headmaster (as the Titan Master gimmick is still known in Japan). And now we can have a good look at his head in both face and robot modes. Keep reading to see!
Categories: Transformers

More Than Meets The Eye Returns! Transformers: Lost Light #1 iTunes Preview

Tformers - 6 hours 5 min ago
The first preview of Transformers: Lost Light #1 is now up on iTunes! The "third season" of More Than Meets The Eye pairs writer James Roberts with artist Jack Lawrence and is due out sometime this month. Exactly as you might expect, this three-page preview gives no indication as to how the cliffhanger from the end of The Dying Of The Light will be resolved. But it does introduce some new characters! Keep reading to see it.
Categories: Transformers

ROBOTKINGDOM.COM Newsletter #1354

Tformers - 6 hours 5 min ago
Hi, Here is a quick update from www.robotkingdom.com. 1. Rogue One " A Star Wars Story Items Available NOW! 2. For any customers who purchased the Hasbro Titans Return Wave 2 items with USD40 or above, will receive 1 Hasbro Exclusive Titans Return Wave 2 Sticker Per Order!
Categories: Transformers

Piacevole! My Italian Cooking Anime's 1st Promo Video Streamed

Anime News Network - 6 hours 6 min ago
Anime based on Atsuko Watanabe's cooking manga premieres on January 11
Categories: Anime

The Next e-Hobby Exclusive Figure Is Magna Convoy - Blue Classics Voyager Optimus Prime Repaint

Tformers - 6 hours 15 min ago
e-Hobby has posted a preorder page for their new followup exclusive to Convobat, Magna Convoy! Magna Convoy is a recolor of 2006's oft-reused Classics Voyager Optimus Prime mold in a blue and black color scheme that resembles the cab of Diaclone Powered Convoy, AKA the original toy release of Ultra Magnus in the color scheme now given over to the Delta Magnus character. He also includes a "Matrix Sword" from the Titans Return Voyager Alpha Trion mold as well as a shield from Deluxe Mindwipe. Keep reading for his mechanically-translated bio!
Categories: Transformers

Spotted Online – 1982 JCPenny Christmas Catalog and the Star Wars Micro Collection

Battlegrip.com - 7 hours 4 min ago
We’ve looked at Kenner’s Star Wars Micro Collection toys before (battlegrip.com search), and now I’d like to direct your attention to this 1982 JCPenny catalog page and a quick look at some of the Micro Collection series. I still find myself thinking I should chase down this line, and running across catalog pages and advertisements certainly doesn’t decrease my interest... Read more →
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News

Musou Stars Game's 1st Full Promo Video Reveals March 2 Release Date

Anime News Network - 7 hours 6 min ago
Game adds characters from Toukiden, Dynasty Warriors, Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time
Categories: Anime

Danganronpa 2.5 Video Anime's Introduction Video Streamed

Anime News Network - 8 hours 6 min ago
Anime ships on Blu-ray Disc with limited editions of New Danganronpa V3 game on January 12
Categories: Anime

Friction Motobots Converting Robots Newspaper Advertisement from 1984

Battlegrip.com - 8 hours 16 min ago
We’ve seen the old Intex Motobots cheap transforming robot toys in newspaper ads before (here and here), but who am I to turn down another chance to see these toys advertised back in the eighties? Better still is that the ad also includes G.I. Joe and Masters of the Universe, which we should simply expect to find in any 1984... Read more →
Categories: Designer Toys, Toy News
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