I’ve been totally overwhelmed the past few weeks by moving into a new apartment, and I’ve got some work events coming up that I have to go out of town for, so the site’s kind of on hold. Stay tuned for a return to normal programming.Details
It’s been quite a while since Good Smile teased this Nendoroid of Saber in her casual clothes. When it finally surfaced for pre-order earlier this year, it was as part of a set that also included the Nendoroid Complete File book.
Good Smile Company reacted to 2011′s devastating earthquake and tsunami by starting an ongoing line of figures and other merchandise, known as the “Cheerful Japan” series, and with profits going to reconstruction efforts. They announced a Rin & Saber Nendoroid pair in late 2011, and I finally received my set in June of 2012.
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Worries about the X-Games didn’t stop the crowds from coming to Anime Expo in downtown Los Angeles this year. The convention, now in its 21st year, was held in the same place, at the same time as ESPN’s annual X-Games, which is usually heldin August. This year’s X-Games was pushed up to July thanks to…Details
I’ll be putting a real post up soon but for now here’s a link to flickr with pics from the DD meet: http://www.flickr.com/photos/otakushots/sets/72157630506305572/Details
Last weekend saw the first in what is to become a monthly Dollfie Dream meetup in San Francisco’s Japantown. The meet was organized through the Dollfie Dreams forums, and we ended up having seven doll owners show up, a pretty good turnout for a regional event, especially the first one.
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I picked up this Saber figure at Fanime. It’s a “UFO Catcher”-type prize figure from SEGA. I’m actually glad I found it, as I hadn’t been happy with CLAYZ’s Saber/EXTRA considering the high price, and Gift’s isn’t the literal interpretation of the character I wanted.
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Review of Sotogawa’s officially licensed Fate/Zero iPhone4/4S case, featuring Saber from Fate/Stay Night and Fate/Zero.Details
That’s right, the DD Sabers are finally shipping from Volks USA! We (GF and I) ordered our Sabers without shipping, so we’ll be driving down to Volks USA on Saturday morning to pick them up. It’s also the day that the items from Kyoto Dolpa 9 are being sold at Volks USA, so it should…Details