Nov 292019
 

New figure announcements by MegaHouse

MegaHouse Corp, the creators of the Desktop Army line of deformed-style (aka, chibi) 80mm tall figures, has announced a collaboration to create an all new figure line called Desktop Singer. Three characters have had figures announced for this new line: Hatsune Miku, Megurine Luka and Kagamine Rin!

The reveal came today at the Mega Hobby Expo 2019 event in Akihabara, Japan. The designs were arranged by BLADE, and design-wise makes us think of a chibi form of the popular Frame Arms Music Girl Hatsune Miku figure.

Further details such as pricing and release dates are expected later, so stay tuned!

Desktop Army Official Site: https://dt-a.jp/

Nov 232019
 

Photo via @zouzou_bana_kim on Twitter

Today’s the day of the press release reveal of the Snow Miku 2020 Street Car, Nendoroid and figma designs in Sapporo city! Official and fan photos have made their way online, giving us an early glimpse of how they look. The name of the design has also been revealed as the “Snow Parade Ver.”, matching her marching-band style outfit.

Photos via @gsc_hama & @MXF_official

The street car will go into operation starting tomorrow (November 25th JST), and will run until March 25th. The Nendoroid and Figma will be available for early purchase at Snow Miku 2020, with online reservations becoming available after the 2020 Winter Wonder Festival around mid-February.

Check out the additional photos from the tweets below!



Nov 142019
 

A new Hatsune Miku prize figure is hitting the arcades in time for the Winder season! Releasing this month from TAITO is the Hatsune Miku: Winter Live ver. prize figure, and with no less than 3 variations!

The illustration for this festive figure was drawn by Anko Taku, featuring Miku in a parade marching band style outfit with a microphone! The original outfit version will be releasing at arcades and online stores everywhere *sometime* this month. There is also an alternate red-skirted version that will be exclusive to SEGA arcades. Lastly, the 3rd version with eyes closed will be exclusive to TAITO’s online crane prize service.

This figure is part of a 3 release series, which began last month with the release of the Winter Live ver. Kagamine Rin prize figure, and next month in December will see the release of the Kagamine Len: Winter Live ver. figure!

Nov 082019
 

Now this was a genius idea: A Racing Miku themed talking coin bank, where Miku grabs your coins and stores them safely for you! The manufacturer SHINE thought to make exactly this with not just one, or even two, but FOUR versions to choose from! These adorable chatting coin banks are now available for preorder.

A talking and moving Racing Miku coin bank!
A talking and moving Racing Miku coin bank! Place a coin down and Racing Miku will peek out from the box and take your coin! She’ll say all kinds of phrases or even sing as she moves her hand to take your coin! Each color variation comes with 3 different kinds of stickers.

The coin bank is available for preorders until around early December 2019 from most online stores, and is typically priced for about 4,000 Yen ($40). It’s expected to ship in January 2020. Check it out from these online stores!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode (Supports MikuFan! Save 11% on 11/11 with code W1111)
> Good Smile US Shop
> Amazon Japan

Lastly, here’s a preview of how it works from SHINE on Twitter!

Nov 012019
 

Taito Toys has just announced the latest addition to the Hatsune Miku prize figure line – a new Sakura Miku prize figure based on the design by iXima! She comes adorned with additional Sakura flowers to her lightly-colored twintails, a noticeably larger pair of her signature cherry hair holders, and her very own Sakura-shaped stand.

She’ll be available via the local arcades by spring 2020. Alternatively, you can find her from the many online retailers when she’s available.

Taito Prize 
https://www.taito.co.jp/prize
Taito Toys on Twitter 
https://twitter.com/Taito_Toys