If you’ve ever wanted to pretend that your Nagato Yuki nendoroid is actually Godzilla . . .

. . . this high-end play set might be just what you need to make some mobile-phone movie magic.

I’m not sure I’m willing to pay the asking price, though. I can do better with old shoe boxes and loo rolls – and what’s more, I can set everything on fire afterwards for an even more dramatic effect. Sweet.

(Hat tip to ANN for the news.)

Gotta catch ‘em all . . .

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. . . whether on land or in the air.

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More Yuki Miku at the Yuki Matsuri

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Far from being a mere side show in this year’s Sapporo Yuki Matsuri, the 2014 Snow Miku promotional campaign was big enough to invade almost every venue with even the slightest connection to the city’s annual festival.

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Terra trémuit . . .

The Resurrection of Christ by Raphael

. . . et quiévit, dum resúrgeret in iudício Deus, allelúia.

- Offertory of the Mass of Easter Sunday

Diego wishes you, your family, and all your loved ones a very happy Easter.

Yuki Miku at the Yuki Matsuri

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I was in Sapporo this past February for the 2014 Yuki Matsuri. Even though the star attractions were undoubtedly the massive snow sculptures lining the city’s large Ōdōri Park, it was impossible to ignore a little mahō shōjo who ruled over a tiny corner of the festival venue.

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Diego’s day at COMITIA 107


More than three years after his first dōjin convention experience, Diego darkens the halls of Tōkyō Big Sight a second time in search of art to appreciate. (Or heap quiet mental scorn upon.)

Here’s his account of COMITIA 107.

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Greeting the new year K-ON style

As the first hours of daylight in 2014 – or whatever of it manages to filter through all that firework haze – fills the skies over his corner of the world, Diego happily wishes you all the best in the year ahead.


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