Goodsmile’s Upcoming Lottery Prizes are Revealed

Goodsmile Kuji: Prize A and B

Yep, it seems that the rumor is true after all: the 30cm-tall Nendoroid Jumbo Miku and Santa Miku will be available as Goodsmile’s Christmas Lottery event Prize A and B, respectively.

Interestingly, the other lottery prizes have also been revealed. See them all after the break – and prepare your wallet. XD

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GSC is Coming to AFAID 2012 (Update: Official Confirmation)

GSC goes to AFAID 2012

GSC goes to AFAID 2012

I guess most of you who are going to attend AFAID 2012 should have known about this.

Yep, it seems that GSC will be coming to the first AFA in Indonesia on September 1-2. Here is a statement from AFA’s official Facebook page:

Good Smile Company the worldwide leader in Japanese hobby products and service including the design, manufacture and marketing of Japanese character figures will be coming to AFA Indonesia 2012 this September 1-2 at JI EXPO PRJ Hall A! Please look out for them at AFA ID!

I assume that GSC will bring along their WonFes exclusive products, Cheerful products, and some re-releases.

So … are your wallet ready, Nendonesian? What do you think about this news? ^^

via Facebook and GSC

GSC is Coming to AFAID 2012? (Update: Confirmed by Takanori Aki)

AFAID 2012 and GSC

AFAID 2012 and GSC

A few hours ago, the following question was asked in Good Smile Company’s English Facebook page:

We have a question to the Indonesians lives in the Indonesia.
“Where did you buy our figures at the real shop?”
Because we will go to AFA Indonesia, then we want to go the real shops for marketing. Please let me know 🙂

Obviously, this question has sparked a speculation that GSC will be opening a booth in AFA Indonesia 2012, similar to AFA (Singapore) and AFA Malaysia.

What do you think about it, Nendonesian? XD

Anyway, if you are interested to submit your answer(s) kindly go to the source page below. Oh, and please do not chooseKlinik Tong Fang” as your answer(s) there. It is obviously a prank. (-_-“)

via Facebook

Update: Tatsuya has just asked Takanori Aki (President of GSC) about this matter via Twitter, and here is his answer:

A simple “YES” is convincing enough to confirm that GSC is indeed coming to AFAID 2012, don’t you think so? XD

Note: Our donation amount has reached around 40 percent of the minimum amount needed to rent a showcase booth in AFAID 2012.
Thank you for your donation, Nendonesian! 60 percent to go! XD

Mikatan’s Latest Letter Corners Reveals Some Nendoroid-related Info

Nendoroid Saber: Nendoroid Complete File Edition

Nendoroid Saber: Nendoroid Complete File Edition

Mikatan posted two Kuroyagi-san’s Letter Corner on last Thursday and Friday consecutively. Aside from the usual gallery of photo submissions, she also revealed several info in the post.

The first info is regarding Nendoroid Saber: Nendoroid Complete File Edition that will also come with Nendoroid Complete File book. The included Nendoroid Saber will be a fully-posable one, and we can expect a review of her posted by Mikatan around the release day: June 22.

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GSC Announced Highest Voted New Product Requests Result

Card Captor Sakura

Card Captor Sakura

Following up their previous announcement, GSC has just posted an update regarding the highest demand in the New Product Request section.

Here is a list of highest voted character to be made into Nendoroid: (sorted by highest voted to the lowest)

  • Spice and Wolf – Holo
  • Steins;Gate – Rintarou Okabe
  • Another – Misaki Mei
  • Card Captor Sakura – Kinomoto Sakura
  • Fate/Zero – Matou Kariya
  • Hidamari Sketch – Yuno
  • Cardfight! Vanguard – Sendou Aichi
  • Vocaloid – Akita Neru
  • Suzumiya Haruhi no Yutsuu – Itsuki Koizumi
  • Darker than Black – Yin
  • Fate/Zero – Lancer
  • UTAU – Kasane Teto

Spice and Wolf‘s Holo gets the top spot, while Steins;Gate‘s Rintarou Okabe claims the runner-up and Another‘s Misaki Mei grabs the third place.

Anyway, it seems that I am not the only one who requested for Kinomoto Sakura from Card Captor Sakura to be made into Nendoroid. Yatta! ^^

Vocaloid‘s Akita Neru and UTAU‘s Kasane Teto also made their way into the list, as well as Fate/Zero‘s Matou Kariya and …. Lancer!? XD

Well, what do you think about this potential list of upcoming Nendoroid releases?

(Thanks for the news tip, Tio Satrio!)

via GSC

GSC Announced The Vote Result for Product Re-Sale Request

Final vote result for Nendoroid re-sale request

Final vote result for Nendoroid re-sale request

Did you remember about GSC’s product re-sale polling that was conducted as part of their 10th anniversary campaign? Yep, that particular voting had come to an end since May 1st, and fast-forward to today, it has been two weeks since then.

Apparently, GSC has just finished their recaps and the result has been announced, as you can see in the pic above or you can visit the source link. (Un)suprisingly, there are 7 variants of Nendoroid Hatsune Miku, including the original one (#33), managed to get into Top 20 in the final vote result. XD

Well, what do you think about the result, Nendonesian?

via GSC

Design Contest for Nendoroid Snow Miku 2013 is Announced by PIAPRO

Costume design contest for Snow Miku 2013

Costume design contest for Snow Miku 2013

Similar to last year, GSC and PIAPRO set up a Costume Design Contest for Nendoroid Snow Miku: 2013 version.

While the theme for last year’s costume was jewellery and crystal, this year’s emphasize is sweeteries, such as cakes, candies, and tarts. Obviously, since this is a design for SNOW Miku, those sweeties should have a snow or ice theme embedded into the design.

The contest has started since yesterday, and the deadline has not been announced yet. If you are interested to participate, you might want to see further details on the source links below.

What do you think, Nendonesian? ^^

via PIAPRO (contest page, blog post)