We’re finishing off our Winter Wonder Fest 2013 coverage with my favorite part of the show. Sure it’s great seeing what new toys to expect from the big companies, but I really enjoy discovering what the incredibly talented individual artists have been working on.
While we were gawking at all the news from Toy Fair, Japan was in the midst of hosting Winter Wonder Festival. Luckily for us at IAT, Robert Baldwin braved the cold temperatures and large crowds to bring us the latest news from our favorite Japanese companies
It’s been a while since I’ve done a semi-obscure import review, and with Wonder Fest coming up soon I thought I’d take a look at a couple of figures I picked up last month. Rounding up my Revoltech Takeya collection are two characters that depart from the look of previous releases.
Today’s our last day of WonderFest coverage. The big companies are out of the way, and now the spot light is on all the talented individuals who create their own amazing toys, garage kits, figure add-ons, and accessories. You’ll find a bit of everything in these last galleries.
I’m getting back into some of the non-Transformers imports today and finishing up the last (so far) character in Takeya Takayuki’s Buddhist Statue Collection. Like the Buddhist figures before him, Jikokuten is an impressive specimen of how detailed paint/sculpting can be on a smaller scaled figure.
Aside from way too many Transformers figures, I haven’t had a lot of imports this month. But I did just get my fifth Revoltech Takeya figure in this week, so I guess that’s my sign to get part four’s review out of the way.
My second Buddhist figure arrived a couple weeks ago, and my third is already on its way. So I thought I’d get this review done before he shows up. (Sorry Gokai Silver. Maybe next week.) Today we’re taking a look at Takeya Takayuki’s series two Revoltech:
I know, It’s been a long while since I’ve ordered and reviewed a Sci-Fi Revoltech action figure. That’s mostly due to them not producing any more Godzilla kaiju. But I did decide to pull the trigger and order their latest movie Iron Man release, the Mark
If Tuesday was the appetizer, and Wednesday was the main course, then today’s update must be the dessert! With the bigger companies out of the way, we’re wrapping up with a look at the miscellaneous odds and ends of the convention. So settle in for six
While we were anxiously awaiting news from New York Toy Fair, Japan was celebrating the modern action figure with Winter Wonder Festival 2012. Over the next two days we’ll be updating with coverage, Q&A, and a ton of great pictures from the show.