Actar’s Reviews 177 – Robot Damashii Evangelion Unit 00 Rebuild Version

December 10, 2010

Rounding up the trio of Robot Damashii Evangelion figures is Rei’s Eva Unit 00. It would have been a perfect figure release if it were not for one small flaw that has nothing to do with the actual figure itself.

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Actar’s Reviews 159: Lancelot Albion Composite Version Ka

July 23, 2010

Bandai’s latest Code Geass related offering is a Lancelot Albion in their brand new Composite Version Ka figure. Already having a stellar Robot Damashii counterpart, how will this figure fair?

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Actar’s Reviews 152: Robot Damashii Evangelion Unit 01 Rebuild Version

May 17, 2010

Shinji’s iconic purple beast, the Evangelion Unit 01 based off the new design from the new movie, Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance, finally makes its appearance in the Robot Damashii line.

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Actar’s Reviews 151: Guren SEITEN VS Lancelot Albion Energy Wing Hyper Set

May 9, 2010

The two greatest Robot Damashii Figures just got better. Released as a Tamashii Web Exclusive, the Energy Wing Hyper Accessory Set provides you with some crucial parts that adds a whole new level of awesomeness to these figures and allow you to re-create some amazing and magnificent poses from the show itself.

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Actar’s Reviews 146: Robot Damashii Evangelion Unit 02 Rebuild Version

March 27, 2010

Asuka’s signature Evangelion Unit 02 from the new movie, Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, makes its appearance in Bandai’s Robot Damashii line, with all the quality you’d come to expect from a Robot Damashii figure.

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Actar’s Reviews 137: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s PSP Game Lyrical Box

February 3, 2010

Can you believe it? They actually made a fighting game out of one of my most favorite series, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s, full name: Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s Portable Battle of the Aces! How epic is that? Answer: Very.

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Actar in Tokyo – Final Day: A Lucky Star New Year

January 1, 2010

Akemashte Omedetou!!! Happy New Year! The final installment of Actar in Tokyo ironically takes place out of Tokyo in the quaint little prefecture of Saitama. Don’t know the significance of Saitama? Read on!

Being the New Year and all, I decided to spend the day in traditional Japanese fashion, by visiting a shrine. However, that would hardly be epic enough for me, so, the shrine I visited was none other than the one where our favorite purple haired, twin sistered miko work, Washinomiya Shrine! (^o^)

That’s right! Saitama is the setting of everyone’s (mostly) favorite slice-of-life Anime, Lucky Star.

You could say that this visit is one of the main reason for choosing this time to come to Japan. What better way to celebrate the very first ‘official’ Anime I watched that got me hooked on Japanese Modern Visual Culture, Lucky Star!

Let’s GO! (Caution, relentless onslaught of pictures ahead!!!)

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Actar in Tokyo – Day 4: Comiket Sucked…

December 30, 2009

my whole darn wallet dry. Seriously. I did plan to budget only 20,000 yen for the convention, but once I was at the industry section, BAM! All bets were off. 40,000 yen down the drain.

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Actar’s Reviews 132: Mobip Yui Hirasawa

December 22, 2009

The second installment to Actar’s Mobip figure reviews brings us, finally, to the K-On! Series, one of 2009’s most popular Anime. Mobip, a new action figure line and is indeed proving itself to be worthy of their own tagline: ‘High Quality Figure Series’.

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SEITEN X Albion

December 15, 2009

While shooting the title card for Episode 131 of Actar’s Reviews, I decided to recreate some of the epic battle scenes between the Lancelot and the Guren to see how poseable the figures were. Enjoy! (I suppose there will be show spoilers, kinda.)

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