GSC's 10th Anniversary
GSC will reach its 11th anniversary on May, so they are going to end their 10th anniversary celebration with a unique project: Re-sale and New Product Request.
Yep, GSC is asking your opinion about which product they should put on re-sale and what character you would like them to be made into a product.
How does it work?
The first game to feature our beloved Nendoroid has been released! Yep, the RPG-themed Nendoroid Generation for PSP has been released as of today, and for you who are importing the limited edition, see the limited edition packaging after the break. ^^
Nendonesia Special Gathering at BIJAC no Matsuri
I have been very busy this weekend as I was attending Nendonesia Special Gathering at BIJAC no Tanjoiwai, which was held earlier today. I might post up a report of this event later (… and I still have last month’s gatherings report to post as well XD).
Anyway, Mikatan (GSC) and 2Tohei (Max Factory) has posted some teasers of new Nendoroid which are supposedly to be appearing
tomorrow later at the Winter Wonder Festival 2012. Kindly skip past the break to view the teaser.
Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Support version
Yep, Mikatan’s last blog post for this year is about Good Smile Company‘s product ranking for 2011. Apparently, Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Support version is their best selling product throughout the year, according to the combined sales number from Japan and overseas.
Kindly head directly to Mikatan’s blog for more detailed report plus a quick interview with GSC president, Takanori Aki. ^^
Via Mikatan’s blog
GSC's Meeting Space
“Autumn is here! Let’s Take a Look at October’s New Figures!”
Yep, that is the caption of tonight’s live NicoNico broadcast by GSC, as announced by Mikatan on her latest blog post. This time, they will be broadcasting right from GSC’s meeting space, instead of Good Smile Cafe as the previous live broadcast. Anyway, here is a run-down of the broadcast:
- 1/8th Scale Shinobu Oshino [Otanaka]
- Nendoroid Sena Kashiwazaki [Otanaka]
- Nendoroid ?? [Shuu-chan]
- Nendoroid ?? [ ?? ]
- 1/8th Scale Homura [Oda]
- 1/8th Scale Mami-san [Oda]
- Nendoroid ?? [Oda]
- figma Sayaka [Second Private]
- figma Ika Musume [Second Private]
- figma ?? [Second Private]
- 1/8th Scale Miku Hatsune HSP ver. [Second Private]
- Wing’s Sonico [Akiyama]
I guess Nendoroid Kobayashi Kamui, Nendoroid KAITO: Cheerful version and Nendoroid Matsumae Ohana are among those [???] Nendoroid in the list there. Menma and Ayase might also make their appearances there! XD
Well then, stay tuned from 20:00 until around 21:30 (JST) on this NicoNico channel. As usual, there might be a new product announcement on the broadcast, like … Touhou Project figures, perhaps? ^^
Via Mikatan’s blog
Banner for the manga contest
In order to celebrate the release of Nendoroid Gumako: Cheerful version, GSC teams up with Comi-Po! for a Manga Contest. Here is the official description of the contest: (taken from Mikatan’s blog)
Comi-Po! Manga Contest
Comi-Po! is hosting a manga contest in commemoration of the release of Nendoroid Gumako: Cheerful ver!
All you have to do is make a manga that features a photo of your Gumako imported into a manga panel!
You can even make a manga that also features the 3D characters like Comipo-chan as well. There is even a special free version of Comi-po that you can download and use for the contest! The winning entry will receive a prize, so join in the fun!
In other words, you have to make a manga which contain Nendoroid Gumako using the provided app, Comi-Po! A special free version of the app is also provided to be used for this contest. ^^
Kindly visit Mikatan’s blog to view more details regarding the contest – which will be running until October 31. ^^
Via Mikatan’s blog and Comi-Po! official website (link #1, link #2)