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One of my favourite villains from Dragon Ball comes to life in the form of a S.H.Figuarts action figure, this is the Dragon Ball Z rendition. Final Form Frieza! Name: Frieza Manufacturer: Bandai Line: S.H.Figuarts...

Anti-Gurren Lagann made it’s first official appearance on the 5th of April 2012 in “Super Robot Wars ZII” as a part of the 20th anniversary of the “Super Robot Wars” series. Anti-Gurren Lagann is piloted by Simon, and it represents...

The MKV suit is from the 2010 live action movie – Iron Man 2. The MKV is a compact travel sized suit that Tony can take with him on trips that folds down into a suitcase. Name: Iron Man MKV Manufacturer: Art Spirits...

The long anticipated Maketoys Paladin / Chaos set is finally here, based on the Dreamwave Generation 1 comics The Fallen. Name: Paladin / Chaos Manufacturer: Maketoys Line: Mobine Series...

This is a re-issue of the original 2010 release of S.H.Figuarts Super Siayan Son Goku. Name: Super Saiyan Son Goku Manufacturer: Bandai Line: S.H.Figuarts Sculptor: Designer: Scale: Non-scale...

Name: James Rhodes Manufacturer: Hasbro Line: Marvel Legensds Sculptor: Designer: Scale: Non-scale Material: PVC, ABS Release: April 2013 Original Price: $18.99USD (approx. $18.60AUD) Height...

Released in October of 2012, this is the Tamashii Nations limited edition Robot Damashii Wing Gundam Zero (EW ver.) Pearl Coating ver. sold at the event in Akiba. Wing Gundam Zero is a highly popular Gundam...

Two of the most memorable Transformer Autobots from the 80’s G1 cartoon series for me were Ratchet and Ironhide. Unfortunately none of the licensed toy companies released any modern interpretations of these...

The Heisei Mechagodzilla from “Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II” is the second iteration of Mechagodzilla, this time it was created by the United Nations Godzilla Countermeasures Center...

Initially I was going to give this a miss, thankfully my colleague talked me into getting it before it sold out and I couldn’t be happier that I did! The ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam, or Freedom for short is a...

At this point in time, I am a little bit ashamed to call myself a fan of Batman as I’ve yet to play the Arkham Asylum game. I do however love the character and all that he stands for, and even more so when he gets an...

As I much as I love intricately engineered and constructed Japanese toys, sometimes nothing beats a big solid plastic US action figure! I give you, the Hulk! This particular version of the Hulk is based on the 2012 live action...

From the 1987 mecha anime series Metal Armour Dragonar (機甲戦記ドラグナー) comes the XD-01SR Dragonar-1 Custom. Piloted by Kaine Wakaba of the Earth Alliance, the Dragonar-1 Custom was a modified...

Just like explorers discovers a new land, or when scientists make a break through in their research, whenever I find new and well made toys, especially from small relatively less known companies, I imagine...

This is Giant, the final combined form of Bulldozer, Excavator, Mobile Crane, Dump Truck, Wheel Loader and Mixer. This is MakeToy’s tribute to the iconic Transformers Decepticon Devastator in the G2...

Finally here is the 3rd set from the Giant series by Maketoys, included in this set is Wheel Loader and Mixer based on the Transformers Decepticon Constructicon members “Scrapper” and...

Mobile Crane & Dump Truck are released together as the 2nd set of 3 from Maketoys to form Giant – the Devastator tribute combiner. Mobile Crane is designed and modelled after the Constructicon member...

City Hunter – One of the youngest members of the Lost tribe, the city Hunter arrives on earth during a record heat wave in Los Angeles, CA. He has been sent on a mission by the Elder to acquire...

[GALLERY] Name: Asuka-MPL96 Taisyo Manufacturer: CM’s Line: Sculptor: Designer: Scale: Non-scale Material: PVC Release: Oct 2007 Original Price: ¥5,000 (approx. $66AUD / $64USD) Height: 155mm...

It’s been a while since I’ve been interested in a S.I.C Kamen Rider figure but as soon as I saw this guy I was sold. Possibly due to the fact he comes equipped with a katana…I like Japanese swords! Kamen Rider...

This review has been in the works for some time but I’ve finally found time to finish it off. Thanks to Ken at Toy-wave I was able to get it at a reasonable price, and it’s one of my favourite pieces in my collection! Mazinkaizer...

Rei Suzumura (涼邑 零) is the Silver Fanged Knight known as Zero from the Japanese tokusatsu series “Garo”. He is one of the sub-antagonist turned co-protagonist and has a complicated relationship with Kouga...

Bulldozer and Excavator are a tribute to the Transformers Constructicon members “Bonecrusher” and “Scavenger” who form the left and right arms of Devastator respectively when combined. These toys are unofficial...

Name: Zoids Beam Cannon Unit Manufacturer: Yamato Line: Full Action Model Sculptor: Designer: Scale: Non-scale Material: ABS, PVC, POM Release: Oct 2011 Original Price: ¥2,000 (approx. $23AUD...

Firstly, I’d like to thank Angolz for reserving this one for me. It was practically sold out everywhere online within a couple of hours of its release and it’s not hard to see why! Background: From the stupendously awesome...

From the ever popular Super-Hero anime series “Tiger & Bunny” comes the super rookie Barnaby Brooks Jr. He is the newest addition to Hero TV, partnered with Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, a.k.a Wild Tiger. Although he...

Name: Robocop Manufacturer: Max Factory Line: Figma 107 Sculptor: Maki Asai Designer: Scale: Non-scale Material: PVC, ABS, POM, PP Release: Nov 2011 Original Price: ¥3,500 (approx. $39AUD / $42...

This fully pose-able figure of Godzilla is the first in Bandai’s new line of Kaiju toys, S.H.MonsterArts. Based on its appearance in the 1994 movie “Godzilla vs Space Godzilla”, it is sculpted by one of the best G...

I thought long and hard before I decided to take the plunge and make the purchase. I figured if I wanted to spend a good sum of money on a toy, I want it to be of an iconic character, I want it to be super limited, I...

This version of War Machine hails from the 2010 live action “Iron Man 2” movie, played by Don Cheadle. The War Machine suit was modified from the “stolen” MKII Iron Man suit and beefed up with extra armour and...

Wild Tiger from “Tiger & Bunny” is finally here! One of the best anime series I’ve ever laid eyes on, seriously! Background: From the anime series Tiger & Bunny, the main protagonist Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, aka Wild Tiger is...

Right after I received my Fewture Ex Gokin Shin Getter 1, I was so impressed by the quality and presence of the toy I immediately set out and pre-ordered the next release in the Fewture Ex Gokin toy line – Energer 1969...

This was one of my favourite arcade games back in my high school days, but at $2 (that was a lot back then!) a pop it wasn’t a game I could play often which meant I never really got very good at it. However, I did quite like...

Optimus Prime from the live action Transformers movie finally gets the Sci-Fi Revoltech makeover. Lets see how well Kaiyodo has done with this release… Background: Optimus Prime is the leader of the Autobots...

Before my Robot Damashii [Side Yoroi] Dann of Thursday arrives, I thought I should take a closer look and share the toy that started my fascination with the Gun X Sword (ガン × ソード) series, and oh boy was it an...

There is a popular saying “Last but not least” and it certainly applies in this case. The last of the four Black★Rock Shooter girls have finally arrived and I am absolutely smitten! From the anime OVA Black★Rock...