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Fri, 12 Apr '13

Fan Art Friday: Rock, Papercraft, Scissors - Shoot!

These clever creators transfrom pulp to pop art.

Origami is a traditional Japanese art that we all know and love, but papercraft takes that traditional art and kicks it up a notch with elaborate 3D models and designs...more

Fan Art Friday: Rock, Papercraft, Scissors - Shoot!

Fri, 12 Apr '13
Origami is a traditional Japanese art that we all know and love, but papercraft takes that traditional art and kicks it up a notch with...more

Go Figure: Japan's Gashapon Craze

Mon, 8 Apr '13
We've all begged our parents for a quarter or two to buy some useless tchotchke from a gum ball machine on our way out of the grocery store...more

Fan Art Friday: Just Toying Around

Fri, 22 Feb '13
Over the rich and storied history of Fan Art Friday, we've covered exciting topics like The Legend of Zelda and Art Nouveau, but for our...more

Go Figure: Spring Toys to Spring For

Wed, 16 Jan '13
What's that? There's an empty spot on your desk just begging to be filled? Well, the new crop of toys, figma and statues aren't toying...more

Go Figure: The Must-Have Statues, Figma and Toys

Wed, 12 Sep '12
Hey, there! Yeah, you! Your desk is looking kind of empty isn't it? What about the space on your shelf? Doesn't it look lonely? Well, we're...more

Tokidoki Time: An Interview with Simone Legno

Mon, 13 Aug '12
From the mind of designer Simone Legno, tokidoki puts Legno's unique spin on the kawaii culture that has come to define much of Japan's...more

Tokidoki Time: An Interview with Simone Legno [Full]

Thu, 9 Aug '12
What happens when you take a young Italian man raised on a steady diet of old robot anime, Japanese pop culture and comic book characters,...more

Con-llector's Items: Our Most Wanted SDCC 2012 Exclusives

Tue, 10 Jul '12
Hard Knock Hardcover - Now this is an art book worth fighting over! Udon Entertainment wants to take you for a ride down memory lane...more

OTAKUSWAG: Our Star Wars Day Spectacular with Kotobukiya

Fri, 4 May '12
Deck the halls with bows of Wookiee! Wait, what? It's Star Wars Day, dear readers, a magical time of the year when you can glance wryly at...more

The Sultans of Statues: Kotobukiya's 2012 Preview

Mon, 6 Feb '12
You probably already know and love Kotobukiya for their anime-inspired novelty products like their Entry Plug chopsticks or Alien ice...more