Touhou Project fans rejoice, Hobby Japan has announced they will be releasing a 1/8 scale PVC figure of Reimu Hakurei. The figure will only be available as a Hobby Japan Magazine mail order exclusive for 6,800 yen and will be released later this year in late July or early August.
Toy maker Gift has announced they will be releasing a cellphone plush of Hitagi Senjougahara from the popular series, Bakemonogatari. The plush itself will be roughly 5.9 inches tall from a sitting position, so buyers take heed. Senjougahara will be initially be on sale for 1,800 yen at Japan's largest doujinshi event, Comic Market 79 and will later be available from Gift's online shop in January 2011 at full price for 2,100 yen. Larger images inside.
Final Fantasy XIV is only days away from release, and Square-Enix has unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show an absolutely adorable Moogle plushie from the game! Currently the plushie will be released via Square-Enix's online store for 2,100 yen. No word if it will be available to the American store. Definitely check out the full sized images inside, though a fair warning, cuteness overload may ensue.
Volks has announced they will be releasing a Dollfie Dream version of Saber Lily from the Playstation 2 fighting game Fate Unlimited Codes. Volks had previously released Fate/hollow ataraxia Saber and as Saber Alter back in 2008 and 2009 respectively. Both dolls are still currently highly sought after by collectors and are commonly sold on Yahoo Auction for over $1500 USD. The head sculpt appears slightly different from the previous versions noticeably the lack of the baby on the cheeks, a pointier chin, and some makeup blush applied.
She will be released on December 12, 210 at Volks' Dolls Party 24 and interested buyers should expect some high competition as this Dollfie will be another lottery item exclusive. Note that she will probably retail for around $1000 USD. Keep an eye on Volks' International page and for Americans, keep an eye on Volks USA website for lottery details. Leaked pictures had surface earlier on Thursday this week on 2chan which we have included inside. You can also find more photos on the official product page.
UPDATE: Added more official photos released, official product page added.
At number 125, Good Smile Company has released the Katsura Hinagiku Nendoroid! From the popular series, Hayate no Gotoku!, Hinagiku quickly stole the spot light from Nagi. Being the first Nendoroid of the anime series to reach retail shelves, Hinagiku will be the favorite for a long time.
As the student council president, Katsura Hinagiku comes with a variety of facial expressions; from her normal face, to embarrassment, to anger. Also included are her favorite beloved wooden/bamboo swords and an optional nekomimi headpiece.
This figure is up for pre-order right now at your local online retailers for about ~3,600 yen.