Friday, July 31, 2015

SDCC 2015 Recap Roundup

In case you missed some of our SDCC 2015 Recaps which were separated into multiple posts, we have them all listed and linked for you below:

SDCC 2015 Recaps -
  • Part 1 - Adult Swim on the Green, FXX Fearless Arena
  • Part 2 - Interactive Zone at Petco Park
  • Part 3 - Funko, POP! Life Exhibition
  • Part 4 - Gentle Giant Ltd, NECA, Mezco Toyz, Huckleberry Toys
  • Part 5 - Diamond Select Toys, Entertainment Earth, Mcfarlane Toys, WETA
  • Part 6 - Action Figure Xpress, Nerd HQ, Diamond Comic Distributors/PREVIEWS, Kotobukiya, Multiverse Studio
  • Part 7 - Sideshow Collectibles, Court of the Dead, R2ME2 Exhibition
  • Part 8 - Bluefin, Bluefin Tamashii Nations, Comicave Studios
  • Part 9 - Mondo, Designer Toys, Paul Kaiju/Bwana Spoons
  • Part 10 - Super7, Skeletor's Lair
  • Part 11 - Everything Else (Cosplayers, Prototypes, LEGO, Disney, Disney Infinity, Mattel, MTV, Ash vs Evil, Legendary, Hasbro, Namco, The Walking Dead, WB, Lionsgate/Summit, Cartoon Network, Bandai, Black Sails, Capcom, The Last Ship, Toynami and more...
A couple more posts highlighting some of the free stuff / swag that we were able to get this year as well as some of the exclusives that we picked up. We hope you enjoy all the pictures and videos.

Loot Crate - July 2015 - HEROES 2

Another month and another Loot Crate. This month went by way too fast. The Loot Crate theme for July is HEROES 2. Inside this month's box we got our monthly Loot Crate Magazine and Button. We also got an exclusive Brawlhalla Download Card by Blue Mammoth Games.

SPOCOM Nor Cal This Saturday!

SPOCOM is tomorrow, Saturday, August 1st from 2pm-8pm at Club Auto Sport in San Jose, CA. We will be there taking pictures throughout the show. Admission is $25. Pre-sale tickets have closed so you will have to purchase tickets at the door. See you there!

Bloodborne HUNTER Statue by Gecco

Gecco announced the release information for Bloodborne HUNTER Statue in Original Color and "Puddle of Blood" Version. Both Versions are 1/6 scale and will cost $299 each. The "Puddle of Blood" Version is Limited to 1200 pieces worldwide. The Original Color version is scheduled to be released December 2015 and the "Puddle of Blood" Version will be released February 2016.

You can purchase these through the following distributors:
 -Mamegyorai (Japan)
-Ultra Tokyo Connection (North America)
-D4TOYS (Other countries)

Below is the detailed information for each statue as well as multiple images and closeup pictures of both Statues.

Multiverse Studio Ayane Sculpt Images Released

Multiverse Studio Releases Ninja Gaiden® 3 Ayane Premium Quality Resin Statue Images

Iconic Video-game Ninja Collectible Releasing 4th Quarter 2015
LOS ANGELES, Calif., (July 29, 2015) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. revealed today the licensor approved sculpt images of the Ninja Gaiden® 3 Ayane Premium Quality Resin Statue.

The statue features Ayane in her flowing butterfly motif, ready to engage in a campaign against the Black Spider Clan.

Check out more pics below:

Shawnimals' Rustic Summer Ninjas

Shawnimals' Rustic Summer Ninjas (Forest Green and Summer Dawn) are now available for purchase. You can purchase them for $15 each or $28 for the pair. Go HERE!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

PEANUTS Celebrates the 47th Anniversary of “Franklin" This Friday!

On Friday, July 31, PEANUTS Celebrates the 47th Anniversary of “Franklin,” it’s First African-American Character!
"Harriet Glickman, a school teacher wrote a letter to the comic strip’s creator Charles M. Schulz following the death of Martin Luther King urging him that an African American character needed to be added to the popular comic strip.  “Franklin Armstrong” was introduced on July 31, 1968, representing the importance of desegregation."
20th Century Fox and PEANUTS would like you to post a photo on social media on Friday, July 31st using the hashtag #HappyBirthdayFranklin, as well as online in an effort to highlight “Franklin’s” role in the PEANUTS franchise throughout the years and his next appearance in The Peanuts Movie on November 6!

Plastik Surgery Workshops

Lunartik aka Matt Jones announced that they have 2 Plastik Surgery Workshops to teach you how to make resin toys. The workshops will be in Vienna (August) and Berlin (October). The Berlin Workshop has sold out. For more information on how to schedule a workshop near you, send a message to info@plastik-surgery.com . Check out the new Plastik Surgery Website HERE.

Loot Crate Announces Fallout 4 Limited Edition Crate

Loot Crate and Bethesda Softworks Announce Fallout® 4 Limited Edition Crate
Exclusive Game-Related Collectibles
Will Be Available November 2015
 
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (July 29th, 2015) -- Loot Crate, the monthly geek and gamer subscription service, today announced their partnership today with Bethesda Softworks® to create an exclusive, limited edition Fallout® 4 crate to be released in conjunction with the game’s worldwide launch on November 10, 2015 for the Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC.  

Adventure Time Fionna and Cake Nesting Dolls

Pre-order Entertainment Earth's Exclusive Adventure Time Fionna and Cake Nesting Dolls Set of 5 from Bif Bang POW! HERE for $24.99. Scheduled to arrive in October.

JAPANESE POP/ROCK BAND GACHARIC SPIN COMES TO U.S. FOR SPECIAL CONCERT

Flamboyant All-Girl Pop Rock Outfit Plays West Coast Show In San Francisco In Support Of Latest Single “Don’t Let Me Down” Featured On Dragon Ball Kai Anime Series

Before He Was Amazing…He Was SPIDEY!

Before He Was Amazing…He Was SPIDEY!
New Series Within Continuity Starring Teenaged Peter Parker!
                                                                                                                                                                           
New York, NY—July 28th, 2015— Today, he’s the world’s greatest super hero. But long before he swung from rooftops as the Amazing Spider-Man, he was just a spider-powered teenager who knew that “with great power must also come great responsibility.” Today, Marvel is pleased to announce SPIDEY #1 – a brand-new ongoing series launching as part of All-New, All-Different Marvel! Follow the adventures of teenaged Peter Parker in a new series set within continuity from rising star writer Robbie Thompson (TV’s Supernatural, Silk) and blockbuster Marvel Young Gun artist Nick Bradshaw (Wolverine and the X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy)!

VIZ MEDIA Highlights LEGEND OF ZELDA Panel From COMIC-CON

At the recently concluded Comic-Con San Diego, VIZ Media hosted a panel to celebrate all things THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, covering the beloved and internationally bestselling Nintendo video game, as well as the manga and graphic novels inspired by them!

The fun event was moderated by Chris Kohler, the founding editor of Game|Life, the video games section of WIRED - please check out the panel videos here:

2015 J-POP SUMMIT Details Kawaii Fashion Events w/ MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON

2015 J-POP SUMMIT PRESENTS FRESH AND VIBRANT NEW SIDES OF JAPANESE POP FASHION WITH MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING

S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Festival Partners With ASOBISYSTEM To Showcase Fast Rising Stars Of The Harajuku Fashion Scene With Model Runway Shows, Live Musical Performances, Karaoke Fun, Photo Sessions And Special Shopping Opportunities

Entertainment Earth's Exclusive ReAction Star Trek: The Original Series Beaming Captain Kirk and Spock Figures

Entertainment Earth has up for pre-order their exclusive Star Trek: The Original Series Beaming Captain Kirk and Spock ReAction Figures. You can purchase Captain Kirk & Spock for $12.99 each. Both are scheduled to arrive in August.