Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Wreck-It Ralph 6" Wall Smashing Ralph

Spotted this at Toys R Us. It looked liked a cool figure and so I picked it up.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

McDonald's Young Justice Batman & Superman

Happy Holidays all! Its been awhile... have been busy. I got some free time upcoming and I hope to put up a couple more posts before the new year. Starting with the Young Justice Batman and Superman Happy Meal toys from McDonalds.  

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

EOY 2012 Cosplay Festival

The EOY 2012 Cosplay Festival was held on 9th December 2012 at the Marina Barrage. I had some time that day and so decided to check it out. The free admission was a factor.  

Friday, December 7, 2012

Licence2Play 2012

I found myself back at the Sands Expo & Convention Center sooner than I expected. Licence2Play, a gaming event, is being held there from now to 9th December 2012. I dropped in for a look.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Transformers Generations Fall of Cybertron Kickback

Here's a look at the Transformers Generations Kickback. Thanks to a friend for bringing it back from overseas for me.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

The Hobbit 3.75" Bilbo Baggins & Thorin Oakenshield

Here are more The Hobbit 3.75" figures. In this post are Bilbo Baggins and Thorin Oakenshield.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Hobbit 3.75" Gandalf the Grey

Bridge Direct brings to us figures based on The Hobbit movie. There are two scales available. Theres a 3.75" line and a 6" line. Here's a look at the 3.75" Gandalf the Grey figure.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Sci-Fi Revoltech 020 Skeleton Army

I was doing some packing and decided to pull this out for some photos. Its a really great figure. It was released about two years ago. I had planned on getting maybe three of them but the local speciality shops had very limited stock of it. I got this one from overseas.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Gunpla Builders World Cup 2012 (GBWC12) Singapore

The participating entries for the Gunpla Builders World Cup 2012 Singapore are now on display at the Compass Point atrium. They will be on display until 25th November 2012. I dropped by for a look.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Anime Festival Asia 2012 (AFA12) Part 3

Here's the final part, touching on the cosplayers and a couple of the stage events.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Anime Festival Asia 2012 (AFA12) Part 1

I went for both days of  AFA12. There were lots of interesting things to see. As always I took tons of photos which I'll sort through as quickly as I can. I thought I'll share some of it with you first.  

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Play Arts Fullmetal Alchemist Winry Rockbell

Back when the Revoltech Edward and Alphonse Elric figures were released, I looked into what other characters of similar scale were available to add to the collection. The Play Arts Winry Rockbell figure looked like she could fit in and so I tracked it down.

Friday, November 2, 2012

200th Post: Transformers Prime Collection

It's the 200th post! Thank you for viewing! I hope you like what you've seen here on the site. My camera has gotten quite a work out over the last hundred posts. The toys were one thing, there were also several events which I attended this year. There's still a major one to go in Anime Festival Asia 2012. That will be in just over a week. Right now I would like to share with you my Transformers Prime collection.

Warning: Spoilers ahead if you haven't been watching Transformers Prime.

Monday, October 29, 2012

STGCC 2012 Email Interview with the Hot Toys Team

I wanted to do an interview with the Hot Toys team at STGCC 2012 but unfortunately it couldn't be done. The Hot Toys team was kind enough to allow an email interview. I've recently gotten the reply so here it is.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

DC Action League Series 5

I mentioned before that I wouldn't be getting the whole Action League Flashpoint wave. Well I managed to keep my word. Just barely. LOL. Though all of the characters from the wave are in the image above, one of them doesn't belong. 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Justice League Unlimited Aquagirl, Future Static & Micron

Here's a look at the Justice League Unlimited (JLU) Aquagirl, Future Static and Micron. I had a feeling that these final figures would be released, even back when it was announced that the Fan Collection 7-pack would be the last of the line.

Friday, October 19, 2012

DC Universe Club Infinite Earths Signature Collection Mirror Master

Here's a look at the DC Universe Signature Collection Mirror Master. He was MattyCollector's offering for August 2012.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

DC Universe All Stars Superman (New 52)

There has been a drought of DC figures on my blog. Looking back there has only been one main DC post in the last four months. So here's Superman to lead a DC comeback.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Transformers Generations G2 Ultimate Gift Set

Here's a look at the Transformers G2 Ultimate Gift Set which showed up in some stores last week.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Transformers Prime Robots in Disguise Sergeant Kup

I tried to keep to only characters who have appeared in the cartoon. But having seen some images online, I thought Kup looked pretty cool and so I got him. And a good thing is some stores had a discount on it.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Marvel Universe Future Foundation Spider-man & the Amazing Bag Man

From Marvel Universe wave 19 here are the Future Foundation Spider-man (FF Spidey) and the variant, the Amazing Bag Man. I actually got Bag Man from wave 21. I do not know if he has appeared locally in the wave 19 assortment.

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Avengers 3.75" Assault Squad Nick Fury

And now back to your regular feature. Here's the 3.75" Assault Squad Nick Fury from the Avengers movie line. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Gunpla Expo Singapore 2012

The Gunpla Expo 2012 was held from 30th August to 9th September at the NEX atrium. With the Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) going on that same weekend, I couldn't make it down till the start of the new week.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

STGCC 2012 Part 7: Thoughts and Everything Else

The Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) was held on the 1st and 2nd September 2012 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. With close to 160 local and international exhibitors participating, this year's edition was the largest to date. I went on both days and had a great time, taking photos, meeting people and most importantly, checking out the toys. 

Saturday, September 8, 2012

STGCC 2012 Part 6: Cosplay and Performances

L-R: Touya Hibiki and Housaka Yun

It wouldn't be a Pop Culture Convention without cosplayers. So here they are.

STGCC 2012 Part 5: Artist Alley & Personalities

The Artist Alley is always an interesting place to check out. There were 95 local and foreign participants this year so there was plenty to see.  

Thursday, September 6, 2012

STGCC 2012 Part 4: Games

Gaming fans had good reason to cheer this year as 3 game developers participated in the convention, bringing with them more content and variety.

STGCC 2012 Part 3: Toys & Merchandise

A wide variety of products was available at STGCC. Here's just a sample. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

STGCC 2012 Part 2: Play Imaginative & The Falcon's Hangar

There were more toys on display this year. Here are the displays from the Play Imaginative and The Falcon's Hangar booths.

Monday, September 3, 2012

STGCC 2012 Part 1: Hot Toys

Had a blast at the Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention (STGCC)! It may have ended yesterday but for me I'm reliving it all over again as I go through the tons of photos which I took. I'll be putting up several different segments and I hope to get it all done by the end of the week. First up is the segment on Hot Toys.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

STGCC 2012 Day 1 Quick Images

Phew! Spent the day at STGCC. I'm very tired, but I wanted to share some images of Day 1. 

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

STGCC 2012: Exclusives and New Products

The Singapore Toy Games & Comic Convention (STGCC) is just 3 days away! Hope you've got your tickets and wallet prepared! Reed Exhibitions has updated pics of some of the exclusives. 

Sunday, August 26, 2012

A Certain Magical Event (ACME) IV

A Certain Magical Event (ACME) is an event for anime and manga fans. The event is into its fourth year. This year, it was held on 25th August 2012 at the Singapore Expo Garnet Rooms. I only got to know about it a day before the event. I was already going to pass by the area that day, so I brought my camera along and dropped in for a quick look.

Friday, August 24, 2012

STGCC 2012: A Quick Guide to Sands Expo and Convention Center

The Singapore Toy Games and Comic Convention (STGCC) will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center for the first time this year. I have never been there until recently. I took the opportunity to look around and snap some photos.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

The Avengers 3.75" Cosmic Axe Chitauri

The Avengers 3.75" series 4 is out at local retail. It's very surprising as we don't usually get anything beyond the first two series of a movie line. 

Friday, August 17, 2012

STGCC 2012 Events Schedule

The events schedule for STGCC 2012 has been released. It contains appearance details of the pop culture personalities at the Walk of Fame, panel sessions as well as stage performances taking place in the hall. You can click here to view it.  

To see the full guest list, click here.

To see the list of exhibitors and personalities at the Artist Alley, click here.

For ticketing information, click here.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

STGCC 2012 Update 7: Gaming & more Japanese Pop Culture Personalities

The Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 steps up the game with just two weeks away from the real action as Reed Exhibitions announced more big names on board, ranging from famous game developers to top Japanese pop culture personalities.

Some of the most well-known names in the gaming industry such as Namco Bandai, Electronic Arts and Cherry Credits are bringing a series of celebrated games in the league of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, FIFA 12 and Dragon Nest SEA to the convention. Gamers will get the chance to flex their gaming muscles and fight for glory at the various tournaments.

Joining the line-up of pop culture personalities from Japan, Knuckle Bear’s designer TOUMA and top-notch character designer Itou Noizi will be at STGCC for the first time in Singapore.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

STGCC 2012 Update 6 Part 2

Here are some of the excluisves that will be available at the Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention 2012. First up are the offerings from Hot Toys.

STGCC 2012 Update 6 Part 1

With the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012 around the corner, Reed Exhibitions has announced more top-notch personalities joining this year’s line-up that will delight pop culture fans in Singapore and the region.

Coming to Singapore for the first time are leading British comic book writer, Andy Diggle, rising Japanese singer Piko and HuskyKevin, creator of the popular Hong Kong-based merchandise brand, Husky x3.

World-renowned collectible production company Hot Toys, will also be returning to STGCC with 2012 Toy Fairs Exclusive limited edition figurines of iconic characters from The Dark Knight, Captain America: The First Avenger and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. For the first time, Hot Toys will also be bringing in a team of celebrated sculptors to meet fans in Singapore.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Young Justice 6" Batman

Here's a look at one of the last figures of the 6" Young Justice line, Batman.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Avengers 3.75" Chitauri Cosmic Chariot Invasion

I have an army... of one. This thing cost around US$28 here so yeah it'll have to be just one for now. Sorry Loki.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Marvel Universe Kraven the Hunter

Marvel Universe wave 18 is out. Having gotten part of it in wave 21, there were only two figures left for me to hunt (intended) down. One of them being Kraven.

Friday, July 27, 2012

STGCC 2012 Update 5: Comic Illustrators, Character Designers and Toy Personalities

Its just over a month to go to the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) 2012. The countdown begins now! Here are seven more personalities who you'll be able to see at STGCC. Read on to find out who they are.