SHMA AVP (update: confirmed)

Rumor is Tamashii is going to reveal prototypes of S.H.MonsterArts Alien and Predator to gauge fan reaction. I’m sure they’ll look fantastic and be super-articulated, but they’ll only be in scale with each other and they’ll cost 3-4x NECA’s stuff. Not sure how these will sell here in the U.S., although they still might sell […]

Tamashii Nations creating some badass effects parts for your figures

Tamashii Nations, Bandai’s collector-focused brand responsible for such lines as S.H.Figuarts, S.H.MonsterArts, Super Robot Chogokin and the like, have revealed some very cool effects parts for their action figure lines. These are designed for the 6″ S.H.Figuarts line, but obviously they can work with a lot of lines in that scale. There are four items: […]

Hi-Res S.H.MonsterArts Biollante Photos

Bluefin sends along some hi-res photos of S.H.MonsterArts Biollante. This mother is going to be HUGE. Word is, the light-up…thing in the torso will be controlled by remote. In related news, the “BioGoji” (Godzilla as he appeared in Godzilla vs. Biollante) figure that’s often popped up alongside the SHMA Biollante has been confirmed as a prototype […]

S.H.MonsterArts Biollante Info

Nov/Dec 2013 The largest Godzilla figure from Tamashii Nations to date, the massive Biollante joins the incredibly detailed S.H. MonsterArts line! Highly requested through consumer feedback, Biollante has finally been approved for release after extensive testing to maintain the quality fans have come to expect in the line. To further insure authenticity, the original creator, […]

Odds ‘n Ends > The Four Horsemen get a new site, Mordles arrive, Biollante to spring up in November

The Four Horsemen have opened a new website, SourceHorsemen.com. This is the third 4H website (after FantasticExclusive.com and Fourhoursemen.biz – and I can remember at least two iterations of the latter). Hopefully this one provides them with a long-term home. On a related note, you may have noticed in the pic on SourceHorsemen that the […]

Ultraseven returns to Ultra-Act, Kiryu joins S.H.MonsterArts

Recent days have brought two new announcements to light that I’m pretty excited about.   The first is the announcement of a new “renewal” version of the Ultra-Act Ultraseven. While Ultraman is fairly well known to even the most casual pop culture observer, Ultraseven’s eponymous series is actually more fondly remembered in Japan. Bandai has […]