Year-End Report: Best of 2013

I’m rather embarrassed by my lack of activity this year, having pushed out a paltry two reviews, which means this post will have to stand in as a set of mini-reviews until I get around to something more formal. The list below represents my personal selection of my five favorite purchases of 2013. The usual year-end financial report will follow tomorrow.
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Wallpaper: Volks 1/6 Horo

With the trees behind my house currently showing off a lovely variety of autumn colors, it seemed a shame not to take at least a few photos. I started off with Alter’s Momohime since I’m currently working on material for her review, but I soon realized that there was no figure in my collection more appropriate to complement the fall foliage than Volks’ Horo.
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Event Roundup: Wonder Festival 2010 [Summer]

The Wonder Festival 2010 [Summer] event, or WF2010S for short, was held today in Japan. Like the Winter session held in February, this event represents a major trade show for the figure hobby industry and, as such, showcased many new products from the various manufacturers. What follows is a selection of figures shown off at the event that I personally found interesting or notable. Continue reading