Mega Interest Expo was welcomed into Akihabara UDX Akiba_Square for the second time this yr on Nov. 30, with occasion host MegaHouse bringing tons of high quality figures from its personal upcoming lineups, plus different main determine producers like Kotobukiya, Aniplex, Alter, and extra. Fan favorites and new faces alike had been represented throughout the massive choice on show, and for these of you who could not make it to Japan, this is your likelihood to get a sneak peek!
Pokémon and Trainers alike confirmed their strikes in model because of Megahouse and Kotobukiya’s spectacular show! Take Mallow and Steenee, bringing some upbeat Alolan vibes to the G.E.M Sequence, or Pikachu and Onix in an epic (and nostalgic!) showdown as an ARTFX J set!
Some extra attractive ARTFX J choices gave Tanjirou, Nezuko and Zenitsu of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the prospect to indicate their fangs.
That doesn’t imply that they will’t pull off cute, although – try these cute ChimiMega Buddy figures, plus some ridiculously squishy Fluffy Squeeze Breads from Megahouse!
As soon as once more, Destiny was an enormous favorite with tons of figures impressed by Destiny/Grand Order, Destiny/Extella Hyperlink and extra, seen at nearly the entire makers gathered that day. Ensure you get an particularly good have a look at this bunch; most seem to be they’re already set to leap into your determine assortment, however there are literally many in numerous levels of growth, beginning with Licorne’s Avenger/Jeanne d’Arc (Alter). Her merciless nature could encourage worry, however it’s tough to not admire how completely conveyed it’s by her unsettling smile and highly effective pose.
This Saber Alter from Kadokawa’s KDColle model was additionally one to look out for, being exhibited within the open for the very first time. You do not want coloration to admire particulars just like the movement and folds of her kimono, in addition to her delicate hair equipment and Japanese-style umbrella; the painted model is certainly one other factor to look ahead to, although!
The Sword Artwork On-line lineup this time was all about Asuna, and for good cause! Take the painstakingly detailed Asuna Undine Kyo-yuzen determine from Aniplex, or the colors on magical Asuna Stacia from Kadokawa’s Genco model.
One Piece followers additionally had loads to absorb, with a particular show celebrating the 15th anniversary of the beloved Portrait.of.Pirates collection, focussed on the anime world’s most well-known pirate himself (who else?!).
Nami, or reasonably, Onami of the Wano Nation Arc wasn’t letting Luffy have all of the enjoyable, making an look to steal extra hearts (and riches!) in her cherry-blossomed ninja outfit. Miss All Sunday (Nico Robin’s outdated alias) additionally made her G.E.M. debut – one other nice likelihood to take pleasure in some One Piece historical past.
It’s clear that ninjas aren’t going out of favor any time quickly, with acquainted Naruto characters gathered in shapes each cute and funky. Do not ask us why the Naruto gang has turn out to be the Nyaruto gang – it simply works! The ChimiMega Buddy collection additionally made one other look (spot the odd ones out!).
Sasuke is able to strike as an intense G.E.M. Sequence determine, an enormous distinction to a glamorous Tsunade from Naruto Gals – however to be trustworthy, she’s positively to not be underestimated, even whereas hoisting a jar of sake!
With Digimon set to welcome one other epic film to the franchise subsequent yr, these figures had been an incredible reminder of all of the enjoyable, motion and sheer coronary heart of the DigiDestined and their trustworthy companions’ tales! a 20th anniversary G.E.M. Sequence set of a youthful Tai and Agumon, you’ll be able to hardly imagine that they’ve come to this point.
An imposing UlforceVeedramon accompanied by a particular signed illustration was one other deal with for followers, in addition to a MetalGraymon determine nonetheless in progress.
The Gundam franchise can also be celebrating a huge milestone – its 40th yr anniversary! What number of faces are you aware on this assortment?
It has been over ten years for the reason that finish of Cellular Go well with Gundam 00, however you solely want to have a look at this determine’s eyes to know Graham Aker’s tenacity as a pilot. Cellular Fighter G Gundam’s notorious Grasp Asia additionally confirmed such impeccable kind that it is laborious to imagine that he isn’t already authorised and up for grabs!
With the yr nearly at an in depth, it is the proper time to evaluate your figures and take into account which of them you may wish to welcome to the gathering! Try the total album beneath for much more prospects to your determine household!
This can be a Tokyo Otaku Mode unique article with pictures by Takemori S.