I try to keep this blog tightly focused on figure collecting, frequently at the expense of exploring more general anime culture, but I wanted to stray the course long enough to share the spoils from a few hours at my local anime convention, Anime Weekend Atlanta.
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
The Miyazawa Model Exhibition 2010 (Spring) was held this week in Japan. Like Wonder Festival, this is a major industry trade show so it follows that there would be some new goodies unveiled here. Continue reading
In case you missed it, Wonder Festival 2010 [Winter] was held this past Sunday in Japan. Wonder Festival is a major trade show for the figure industry so almost all the major manufacturers were on hand to show off a bunch of new figures at various stages of completion. Like most fans outside of Japan, attending WF2010 physically would have been less than convenient for me, so I had to make due with blog coverage of the event.