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WishWeWereThere: Tamashii Nations 2011

Ah! The big year-end event that celebrates and showcases the goodness that Bandai provides for us Japanese toy geeks has come and gone. If you were lucky enough to be at Tamashii Nations 2011 in Akiba Square from the 25th through the 27th, then maybe you had a chance to see it all in person. But for the rest of us, we had to scour our favorite sources to find out what's to come from the big B. Toys from S.H.Figuarts, S.I.C., Super Robot Chogokin, Ultra-Act, S.H.MonsterArts, and more were all on display. I've narrowed it down to what was relevant to my collection as well as what many of Toy Nippon's readers and followers are into and I won't get into much detail except for a thing or two that was making its debut. The pictures will do most of the talking. Enjoy!




S.H.Figuarts

Juzo Fuwa, Hyper Shinken Red, Gedou Shinken Red from Shinkenger

Super Shinkengers

Deka Red, Deka Blue, Deka Green from Dekaranger

Gosei Knight from Goseiger

Kamen Rider Fourze

Kamen Rider Fourze Module Sets

Kamen Rider Fourze Elec States

Kamen Rider Fourze Fire States

Power Dicer and Machine Masshigler from Kamen Rider Fourze

Zodiarts (top) and Power Dicer (bottom) from Kamen Rider Fourze

Kamen Rider OOO TaToBa Combo (purple eyes)

Kamen Rider Birth Prototype

Ankh from Kamen Rider OOO

Eiji Greed from Kamen Rider OOO

Kyoryu Greed from Kamen Rider OOO

Kamen Rider Abyss from Kamen Rider Decade

Kamen Rider Den-O Sword Form

Momotaros Imajin from Kamen Rider Den-O

Urataros Imajin from Kamen Rider Den-O
Kintaros Imajin from Kamen Rider Den-O

Ryuutaros Imajin from Kamen Rider Den-O

Deneb Imajin from Kamen Rider Den-O

Teddy from Kamen Rider Den-O

Kamen Rider Ryuga & Drag Blacker from Kamen Rider Ryuuki

Kamen Rider Zolda & Magnugiga from Kamen Rider Ryuuki

Kamen Rider Raia from Kamen Rider Ryuuki

Kamen Rider Stronger

Kamen Rider V3

Darkness Wild Tiger from Tiger & Bunny

Lunatic from Tiger & Bunny

D-Arts


Terry Bogard from King of Fighters

(Background) Fan for Mai Shiranui, Kyo Kusanagi, and Kim Kaphwan

S.H.MonsterArts

King Ghidorah

S.I.C. Kiwami


Horse Orphnoch from Kamen Rider 555

S.I.C. Motorcycles

Gills Raider for Kamen Rider Gills from Kamen Rider Agito

Guard Chaser from Kamen Rider G3 from Kamen Rider Agito

Dark Hopper for Another Agito from Kamen Rider Agito

A new line of S.I.C. made its debut at this year's Tamashii Nations: S.I.C. Symbolize. From what I've read, they're 1/6 scale figures. Articulation, materials, and price are still in question.

Kamen Rider Ichigo

Kamen Rider Kuuga

Ultra-Act

JanKiller from Ultraman Zero Gaiden

Ultraman Noa from Ultraman Nexus

Andro Melos

Ultraman Zoffy

Ultraman Jack

Ultraman Taro

Ultraman Ace

Ultra Kaiju

Gridman

Super Robot Chogokin

Shinken GokaiOh from Gokaiger

Nise (fake) GokaiOh from Gokaiger

Magiking from Magiranger

Gekiryujin, Big Volfogg, and Choryujin from GaoGaiGar

GaoGaiGar Gold Plated and Hell and Heaven Colors

Aquarion Alpha from Acquarion

Soul of Chogokin

Daioja

DX Chogokin

VF-25F & VF-25S Renewal with Super Parts from Macross F

Gundam Fix Figuration Metal Composite

Freedom Gundam from Gundam SEED

Source 1, 2, 3
魂ネイションズ 2011

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