Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Proportioned at 1/60 scale, the stylish Vic Viper toy measures 20cm (7.87") in length and features exacting details and clean lines for an attractive starship that'll look good on any shmup fan's mantle. We plan on hanging ours from the rafters. Preorders ship in mid-late December 2007.
Yamato has started preorders for a SV-51 variant which sports a Nora type color scheme which is a deep purple hue with gold-colored slashes of color on the wings and stabilizers. The toy is set at 1/60 scale and measures 38cm or 14.96" long in jet fighter mode. Similar to the D.D. Ivanov version, the overwing boosters are included as standard accessories. Preorders are welcome to ship in mid-late January 2008 at JPY22,000 or US$220 from NCS.
Japanese manufacturer Ensky fills the need for candles featuring Sesame Street characters this winter with a blue Cookie Monster candle and a red Elmo candle. Both candles appear to be poured into carnival fish bowls so after you're done burning the candle, fill it with water and drop a goldfish. Preorders are welcome to ship in mid-late November 2007.
» Chun Hyang from Legend of Chun Hyang
» Miyuki from Miyuki-Chan in Wonderland
» Utako Okawa of 20 Mensho ni Onegai! fame
» Takeshi Shukaido from Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders
» Fay D. Flourite from Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle.
Preorders (box of 10) are welcome to ship in mid-late December 2007.
» A crimson eyepatch which locks into place over Ruby's left eye and makes her look like an alien creature from the distant world of Swampman.
» A jagged sword with the kind of teeth that would rip chunks out of hapless flesh as well as toughened hides.
Yama Neko is sized to 1/6 scale and measures 20cm or 7.87" tall from top to bottom. As an added bonus for those who appreciate a pendulous bosom, the swordswoman's flimsy garb may be cast aside for a full frontal view. Preorders are welcome to ship in mid-late January 2008.