Figures & Collectibles News & Articles

Jotaro always looks like a powerful figure to me.

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Shibuya chicken shop serves up chocolate-covered fried chicken for Valentine’s Day

2023-01-19T15:00:00Z

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A closer look at the knockoff Totoro figure that will haunt my nightmares…and maybe yours too!

2023-01-20T15:20:00Z
If this is the spirit that lives in my local forest, then I’m staying out of it.

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Chill out in burger heaven at burger bistro Chillmatic in Shibuya

2023-01-19T15:00:00Z

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Pancake steamed buns coming to Japanese convenience stores, said to pair well with fried chicken

2023-01-21T04:00:00Z
Family Mart has a way for to combine two of our favorite comfort foods and eat them with our hands.

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Trigun Maximum Inspires Seiko Watch Collab and Black Cat Plush

January 21, 2023 8:36am CST
Pre-orders are now open for both

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New yakiniku hair clips from Japan make meat lovers drool

2023-01-22T04:00:00Z
Like dining at a yakiniku restaurant, but the grill is your hair.

Pretty Cure 20th Anniversary Exhibition Offers Limited-Edition Tea and Cakes

January 22, 2023 8:55am CST
Cake-in-a-can and 20th anniversary tea blend will be available starting next month

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Frozen sushi appears in Japan, but is it any good?

2023-01-22T17:30:00Z
Defrosting sushi puts a new spin on the way we eat traditional Japanese food.

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Lum Gets a Charge Out of Coffee in Urusei Yatsura x Georgia Collab

January 22, 2023 5:19pm CST
Voice actor Sumire Uesaka reprises her role as the alien invader girl in 15 second TV spot

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Octopus tentacle ear plugs coming to Japanese capsule toy machines

2023-01-23T03:30:00Z
I’m a sucker for stylish ear protection.

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Premium Japanese whisky is now in chocolate form with Suntory Yamazaki and Hibiki nama chocolate

2023-01-23T04:30:00Z
Kamakura chocolatier teams up with distiller as Japan enters its chocolate-crazy season.

Chow Down on Muichiro Tokito’s Fav Snack at New Demon Slayer Sukiya Collab

January 23, 2023 1:17am CST
Tokito brings his green Furofuki Daikon to beef bowls across Japan

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Press Release: Kirby Officially Licensed Fashion Items

Jan 23rd 2023

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Show Your Tiger & Bunny Hero Spirit With College Logo Shirts, Hoodies

January 23, 2023 11:26am CST
Line of shirts and hoodies plays on American style college apparel

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Chainsaw Man’s Makima Gets Majestic New Figure

posted on 2023-01-23 13:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
The approximately 8.86” tall ARTFX J figure costs US$149.99

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Samurai chick pudding cake is Japan’s newest hard-to-buy, delicious-to-eat treat【Taste test】

2023-01-24T03:00:00Z
Yeah, Tokugawa Ieyasu was a great shogun and all, but we’re here to see (and eat) Tokugawa Piyoyasu.

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Try these cute and delicious pastries inspired by Japanese short stories!

2023-01-22T15:00:00Z

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Tokyo’s Monster Grill serves up gigantic beefy challenges for meat lovers

2023-01-23T15:00:00Z

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Cosme Kitchen Adaptation opening in Shibuya serves tasty vegan, gluten-free and raw food

2023-01-23T15:00:00Z

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Harajuku coffee house debuts rich pistachio mocha and steam cocoa for delicious winter menu

2023-01-23T15:00:00Z

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Taco-starved in Tokyo? Feast on all-you-can-eat tacos at TEXMEX FACTORY in Shibuya

2023-01-23T15:00:00Z

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Have your cake and drink it too with new drinkable cheesecake in Tokyo

2023-01-23T15:00:00Z

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Studio Ghibli Takes to the Skies and Seas in Second Round of Model Cars of Their Famous Machines

January 24, 2023 8:45pm CST
The next rollout features Laputa: Castle in the Sky and Ponyo

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Shop in Tokyo’s Chinatown has TWENTY kinds of delicious homemade steamed buns

2023-01-25T03:00:00Z
Hidden gem in Ikebukuro sells unique flavours of nikuman you’d never find in a convenience store.

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Great deals on “Chicken Days” at yakitori shop Yakitoriya Sumire; 5 locations in Shibuya Ward

2023-01-24T15:00:00Z

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Galaxy Express 999 Collabs with Seiko for 45th Anniversary Watch

January 25, 2023 8:27am CST
Only 999 watches will be available to commemorate the Leiji Matsumoto masterpiece

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Grab New Ranma 1/2 Goods Inspired by Cursed Springs

January 25, 2023 9:00am CST
I went to Jusenkyo and all I got was an ancient curse and this T-shirt

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Meet the Latest One Piece and Demon Slayer Funko POP! Exclusives

January 25, 2023 6:00pm CST
Pre-orders are live now!

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Japan’s gorgeous Mt. Fuji chocolate cake lets you eat the mountain instead of climb it【Photos】

2023-01-26T01:00:00Z
A way to appreciate the majestic beauty of Japan’s tallest mountain while staying warm, rested, and full.

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More delicious additions to Toshi Yoroizuka collaboration donuts at Mister Donut

2023-01-26T02:00:00Z
Just when you thought it couldn’t get better, it did.

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Check out this atago pear from Shimane Prefecture, weighing in at 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds)

2023-01-26T03:00:00Z
This pear’s shape has gone pear-shaped.

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Wearable Beanbag becomes a hot topic in Japan

2023-01-26T06:00:00Z
Plonk yourself down anywhere, anytime with this crazy new “dress”.

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New Studio Ghibli die-cast anime cars on their way, even if neither one is really a car【Pics】

2023-01-26T13:00:00Z
Two memorable non-land-based Hayao Miyazaki vehicles are joining the Tomica lineup.

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Lycoris Recoil Anime Collabs with Lawson for Heart-Filled Goods

January 26, 2023 10:40am CST
Acrylic stands and home goods will be available for a limited time

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Pretty Cure 20th Anniversary Teacup Makes Teatime Magical

January 26, 2023 10:44am CST
Noritake collabs with the magical girl series for bone china teaware

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Doraemon Featured in New JINS Eyewear Collaboration

January 26, 2023 11:08am CST
Child and adult frames mark new collaboration with low-cost eyewear brand

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Nijisanji EN VTuber Group Noctyx x Manekineko Collab Merch Available for Pre-order at animate International

Jan 26th 2023

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Mt. Fuji and other mountains served as cakes at new tea salon in Yoyogi-Uehara, Shibuya Ward

2023-01-25T15:00:00Z

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Starbucks unveils second Valentine’s Day Frappuccino in Japan

2023-01-27T03:00:00Z
Inspired by a luxury French cake, this promises to be an indulgent affair.

Cup Noodle’s gyoza-and-ramen combo cup serves up big time flavor

2023-01-26T15:00:00Z

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Asian Juicy: New burgers from McDonald’s Japan pay tribute to a ’90s J-pop music video by Puffy

2023-01-27T13:00:00Z
There’s a lot more than burgers to unpack here.

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Ichiran ramen lucky bag gives us everything we need to enjoy tonkotsu noodles at home

2023-01-27T16:15:00Z
This Japanese ramen chain really knows how to please its customers.

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Wet rice crackers? Trying nure-senbei for the first time【Taste test】

2023-01-27T17:30:00Z
These aren’t your typical senbei

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MUJI’s creamy and easy-to-make risotto packages are surprisingly gourmet

2023-01-26T15:00:00Z

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Mister Donut teams up with master patissier for second round of luxurious, limited-edition donuts

2023-01-28T06:00:00Z
This round has just two donuts, but they’re enough to compete with the last round!

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Our toughest blind taste test yet — can our writers pick out the more expensive mochi?

2023-01-29T00:00:00Z
This rice cake challenge proved tough for even our most experienced mochi eater.

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We found traditional pudding perfection in a brand new Tokyo cafe

2023-01-29T04:00:00Z
In looks and flavor, this pudding knocked Mr. Sato’s socks off!

Test-peeing Japan’s urine absorbing Morescue underpants【Experiment】

2023-01-29T09:00:00Z
Can Morescue rescue our reporter from his more concerns?

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Japanese vending machine sells…onigiri cakes!?

2023-01-29T13:00:00Z
Now that’s a sentence we never thought we’d say.

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Black Thunder chocolate brings us the future of Valentine’s Day: Crabs!

2023-01-30T01:30:00Z
And Crab Thunder is coming up with new and inventive ways to give us crabs.

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Studio Ghibli’s Howl’s Moving Castle x Loewe collection is as magical as the anime movie

2023-01-30T03:00:00Z
You’ll need deep pockets to add this anime flair to your wardrobe, though.

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The Idolm@ster Million Live!>10th Live Tour Merch Available for Pre-order at animate International

Jan 30th 2023

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Figurama Collectors Reveals the Silent Hill 2 Red Pyramid Thing vs James Sunderland Elite Exclusive Statue

Jan 30th 2023

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Urusei Yatsura hanafuda playing cards will soon invade your game night

2023-01-30T15:00:00Z
We would like to humbly request more anime x traditional Japanese craft pairings after this.

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World’s largest type of daikon radish can now be ordered online in Japan

2023-01-30T17:45:00Z
Don’t worry, it’s sold in manageable portions.

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Blue Lock Officially Licensed Fashion Items

Jan 30th 2023

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Fun with Kaki No Tane rice cracker ice cream sandwiches【Taste test】

2023-01-31T01:30:00Z
Just when you thought ice cream couldn’t get any better.

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McDonald’s Japan is changing the ingredients in Chicken McNuggets

2023-01-31T03:00:00Z
Wait, what exactly goes into a McNugget anyway?

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First Michelin-starred ramen shop, Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta, reopens in Shibuya Ward

2023-01-29T15:00:00Z

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Stand Kiyosugu brings its trendy obanzai tapas standing bar style to Shibuya

2023-01-29T15:00:00Z

Numskull Kicks Off 2023 with New My Hero Academia TUBBZ Collectibles

Jan 31st 2023

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Uniqlo collaborates with director Sofia Coppola to celebrate 25th anniversary of her debut

2023-01-31T13:00:00Z
Uniqlo’s latest collection of apparel features quotes and images from some of Coppola’s biggest films.

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Famichiki Pancake Steamed Buns take Japanese convenience store food to a whole other level

2023-01-31T15:00:00Z
We’ve never had fried chicken pancakes quite like this before.

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What exactly is the treat known as a “kougnané” that’s sold outside Tokyo’s Yurakucho Station?

2023-01-31T17:30:00Z
We learn the origin of this unique pastry sold in one of Tokyo’s bustling commercial districts.

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My Dress-Up Darling Officially Licensed Fashion Items

Jan 31st 2023

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7-Eleven serves up café-quality gourmet pancakes in Japan

2023-01-30T15:00:00Z

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7-Eleven’s new Ebiten tempura shrimp rice ball is premium in both taste AND cost

2023-02-01T01:30:00Z
7-Eleven’s lastest onigiri creation is our reporter’s new favourite rice ball.

Enjoy Lum’s Unearthly Beauty with Urusei Yatsura Figuarts Zero Statue

February 01, 2023 9:21am CST
The figure will be available from retailers starting in June

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Like a Dragon and Pop Team Epic Collab Launches with a Wild Video

February 01, 2023 10:29am CST
We’re not sure what we were expecting but here it is

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Nichijou Manga Gets New Collaboration Café in Nagoya and Osaka

February 01, 2023 1:07pm CST
Previously announced exhibition to expand to café locations

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Obey Me! #OshitoAme Merch Available at animate International

Feb 1st 2023

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Demon Slayer Nezuko VA Akari Kito Unveils The Covers of Her Self-produced Photo Book

February 01, 2023 10:45pm CST
The book also includes a talk with Sakura Ayane and Maria Sashide

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@Psychopuppet!!!

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Yes nice affordable Lum. I was hoping the Aniplex Lum would make it to Rightstuf or TOM.

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ANN SURVEY: What is your favorite anime store?

2023-02-02T06:05:00Z
Hello everyone! This is a survey on getting to know everyone’s feedback on which anime merchandise stores you know and like! Tell us what you think!

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Oshi no Ko Anime Gets Panasonic Tie-In for Countertop Dishwasher Ads

February 02, 2023 11:31am CST
Panasonic using main character Ai from idol group B Komachi as spokesperson

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Never oversleep again under the stern supervision of Japan’s Threatening Red Panda Nap Cushion

2023-02-02T17:30:00Z
We’d sign up to be terrorized by something so cute anytime.

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My Hero Academia Capsule Prizes Arrive at Kura Sushi USA

posted on 2023-02-02 16:45 EST by Kim Morrissy
Lanyard, acrylic keychains, can badges available through Bikkura Pon Prize System until March 31

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Limited Time Offer: Personalized Autograph Potepote Kobuta-Chan Replica Genga Art Available for Pre-Order at animate International

Feb 2nd 2023

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Burger King Japan’s Cheeseburger Gelände — exceptional in taste, size and… paper napkins?

2023-02-03T04:00:00Z
Burger King’s latest offering leaves Mr. Sato stunned not once, not twice but three times!

BLUELOCK Anime Hits the Road for Harajuku Pop-Up Shop

February 03, 2023 8:33am CST
See new art on the theme “Team Expeditions” and grab exclusive goods

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In/Spectre Season 2 Anime Dresses up for Taisho-Themed Goods

February 03, 2023 9:21am CST
See Kotoko, Kuro and Yuki-Onna looking thoroughly modern

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Fashionable Gundam Bracelets Evoke Images of Char and Amuro

February 03, 2023 10:18am CST
Choose your favorite, or wear both for Universal Century style

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Suntory’s prized Hakushu whisky is going into a can for the Premium Highball Hakushu

2023-02-03T17:30:00Z
Canned cocktail celebrates Suntory’s 100 years in the whisky-making business.

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Figurama Collectors Shares Promo Video for Silent Hill 2 Red Pyramid Thing vs James Sunderland Elite Exclusive Statue

Feb 3rd 2023

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Totoro and No-Face red envelopes are here to help celebrate Lunar New Year in Ghibli style【Pics】

2023-02-04T01:00:00Z
Anime icons from Hayao Miyazaki films sure to be welcome at any Lunar New Year’s party.

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Is Starbucks Japan’s new Valentine’s Day Frappuccino worth the calories?

2023-02-04T04:00:00Z
Is Starbucks Japan’s new Valentine’s Day Frappuccino worth the calories?

Adorable cat-shaped slices of delicious Japanese bread now become Disney cats for a limited time

2023-02-04T07:00:00Z
Cat-shaped bread and Disney characters? Shut up and take my money!

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Bumblebee Goes Bishoujo for Kotobukiya Transformers Figure

February 04, 2023 8:32am CST
Third entry in TRANSFORMERS Bishoujo series is based on artwork by illustrator Shunya Yamashita

Gintama, Kuroko’s Basketball Team Up for Six Pointer of an Anime Collaboration

February 05, 2023 4:19am CST
The two series switch uniforms for Namjatown collab

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Domino’s Pizza Japan’s Big Dac Burger Pizza tastes like food from a completely different chain

2023-02-05T13:00:00Z
Mystery of the hybrid comfort food’s name gets cleared up on the first bite.

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We’ve already fallen in love with Japan’s Rilakkuma Valentine’s Day donuts【Photos】

2023-02-05T15:00:00Z
The relaxing bear looks sweeter than ever with four-donut lineup.

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We try the new Asian Juicy burgers from McDonald’s Japan

2023-02-05T17:45:00Z
Cute on the outside, but are they good on the inside too?

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Rem Embraces Her Child Self in Adorable New Re:ZERO Figure

February 05, 2023 7:48pm CST
Two Rems for the price of one!

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Suzume Anime Film Café Heads to Osaka in March 2023

February 05, 2023 8:54pm CST
The café is goin’ on the road!

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Apparently Calpis is good in soup? We try mixing it in with hot pot【SoraKitchen】

2023-02-06T03:30:00Z
Is the popular milky soft drink too sweet for cooking, or the perfect addition? We find out!