Tokyo's Akihabara shopping district, also known as "Electric Town," is the destination shopping area for techies and otaku (fans) in search of their favorite anime, manga, toys, games, and the latest in electronics merchandise. Working closely with some of Japan's leading manufacturers as well as smaller niche companies, the October PREVIEWS has sought out and secured some of the most unique, rare and previously unavailable Japanese culture items - available for the first time to our readers!
|GIANT GORG T-REX FIG|
|Item Code: OCT132013|
From the 1984 Sunrise anime hit comes Giant Gorg, recreated in this full-action figure by Sentinel International. Standing nearly 12" tall with its internal die-cast structure, outstanding coloring and texturing, LEDs inside the head to simulate its "angry mode", and additional weapons & mini-figures, it's like having designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's timeless stories play out again before your eyes!
|MAGI LABYRINTH OF MAGIC MAGI GEM PVC FIG|
|Item Code: OCT132014|
Magi fans looking for a great statue of Aladdin will see their wish come true with this 1/7 scale figure from Megahouse measuring just over 7" tall.
|STARSHIP TROOPERS MOBILE INFANTRY T-REX FIG|
|Item Code: OCT132015|
Kazutaka Miyatake of Studio Nue originally designed the Mobile Infantry-powered armors in the OVA for a Japanese edition of Starship Troopers in the early '80s. A mecha based on this design also appears on the DAICON III and IV Opening Animations from 1981 and 1983, a few years before the Starship Troopers OVA was released. Now, T-REX's CAD design and Sentinel's production techniques bring illustrator Kato Naoyuki's design to life as a die-cast figure with movable joints that provide a wide range of action!
|GOOD LIBRARIAN LIKE A GOOD SHEPHERD NAGI PVC FIG|
|Item Code: OCT132016|
This tantalizing incarnation from Griffon Enterprises recreates the lovely young student from the hit adult visual novel. Standing just over 7" tall, this statue will be sure to draw eyes to your collection!
|BLACK ROCK SHOOTER STRENGTH FIGMA TV ANI VER|
|Item Code: OCT132017|
From MAX Factory/Good Smile Company comes the runaway who clings to the Hollow World. From the anime series Black Rock Shooter comes a figma of Yuu Koutari's existence in the alternate world - Strength. Using the smooth yet posable joints of figma, you can act out a variety of different scenes. A flexible plastic is used for important areas, allowing proportions to be kept without compromising posability. She comes with a standard expression, as well as both the joyful and insane expressions she shows during combat. Her gigantic mechanical "Ogre Arm" is included; each finger is separately articulated, and alternate fingertip parts can change the Ogre Arm fingers into gun barrels. An articulated figma stand is included, which accommodates various poses.
|FFXV WALL SCROLL|
|Item Code: OCT132018|
This gorgeous wall scroll features Noctis and the other strong and stylish heroes of the hotly anticipated Final Fantasy XV. Highlighting the darkly fashionable designs of the main characters of the game, this poster from Square Enix is a must have for any Final Fantasy fan! Unrolling elegantly without creases, lines or curling, a wall scroll makes for the perfect decoration for home, office, or dorm.
|DYNAMIC HEROES KOUTETSU JEEG SOFUBI|
|Item Code: OCT132019|
Packed with detail, the first release in Medicom's Dynamic Heroes line of figures will tower over others in your collection, standing nearly 10" tall!
|DBZ WARRIOR RACE SAIYAN CAPSULE R|
|Item Code: OCT132020|
Collect all 7 of your favorite characters in this line of detailed figures from Dragon Ball Z! From Mangahouse, these figures come in blind mystery box packaging, will you be able to find them all?
|7TH DRAGON 2020 HATSUNE MIKU PVC FIG TYPE 2020|
|Item Code: OCT132021|
The singing voice of hope in a ruined city. From SEGA's RPG game 7th Dragon 2020 comes a 1/7-scale of the character that sings the opening theme of the game, Hatsune Miku TYPE 2020. She has been faithfully sculpted by the MAX Factory/Good Smile Company to retain even the smallest of details from Shirow Miwa's original illustration. Her long twin tails are sculpted blowing around her and both the paint and sculpt work of her delicate outfit is filled with highlights. She also appears in the game itself, but now fans can enjoy her whenever they like - display her by your side and feel as if you've joined the world of the beautiful songstress!
There was a large Treasures of Akihabara display at the PREVIEWS Booth at New York Comic Con 2013! Watch the video below to see more awesome toys and collectibles from the famous Tokyo shopping district!