News Round-up: Nendoroid Yami, Yozora, Haqua, Cheerful Rin-Len, and Taiga have been Released

Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami

Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami

According to the initial schedule, we are supposed to be having around 13 Nendoroid and 3 Petit sets releases within this month, and six of them have been released in the recent few weeks.

Well, for you who are curious to see how the box design of Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami, Nendoroid Mikazuki Yozora, Nendoroid Haqua, Nendoroid Kagamine Rin & Len: Cheerful version, or Nendoroid Aisaka Taiga, kindly skip past the break to see a gallery featuring all of their photos along with their respective boxes. XD

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Nendoroid Rin and Len (Cheerful version) are Delayed; Golden Darkness is Dated

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version)

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version)

Yep, you read it correctly: Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version) are joining the Nendoroid release wave of 2012. This pair are initially scheduled to be start shipping on December 27th, but GSC finally decided to delay it to late January 2012 because “a problem was discovered in an inspection prior to shipping”.

(Thanks for the news tip, Vidyata A.A.!)

Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami (Golden Darkness)

Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami (Golden Darkness)

Meanwhile, it looks like Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami (Golden Darkness) from the manga series To Love-Ru Darkness will be the first Nendoroid to be released in 2012. Yep, she has already received her exact release date (January 12th), as GSC has just posted the release dates for some of their products. FYI, Golden Darkness is originally scheduled for the last month of 2011, but she was pushed to January 2012 for some reason.

Well, what do you think, Nendonesian? ^^

Via GSC (link #1, link #2)

Nendoroid Rin and Len: Cheerful version Get Release Date

Nendoroid Rin and Len: Cheerful version

Nendoroid Rin and Len: Cheerful version

Well, this news might not be entirely new, since most of you pre-orderers have received emails from GSC a few days ago. Yep, it has been around for a while, but I forgot to post it here for some reason. XD

Anyway, the next batch of Cheerful JAPAN‘s Nendoroid line from Vocaloid has received an official release date. Yep, Nendoroid Rin and Len: Cheerful version is going to start shipping from December 27th. A little late for Christmas party, but hopefully they would arrive just in time for the New Year celebration. ^^

(Thanks to Vidyata A.A for the news tip!)

Via GSC

Kagamine Twins’ Nendoroid Box Design is Revealed

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version)

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version)

It seems that the production samples for the Cheerful JAPAN version of the Kagamine Twins’ Nendoroid have arrived in GSC’s office. Yep, the pic you see above are boxes of Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len (Cheerful version) which are going to be released by this month (December). I guess their release dates should be around the corner. ^^

Well, what do you think about the box design?, Nendonesian?

Nendoroid Release Schedule for December 2011 (Updated)

Nendoroid MEIKO

Nendoroid MEIKO

It feels like time passes away so quickly, doesn’t it? Yep, we are really close to the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012. Christmas and New Year party are going to be held in the coming weeks. XD

Anyway, GSC has just posted an initial release dates for their upcoming products due in the last month of 2011. Here are the schedules:

  1. Nendoroid MEIKO – December 6th
  2. Nendoroid Konjiki no Yami (Golden Darkness) – January 2012 (delayed)
  3. Nendoroid Hercule Barton – December 15th
  4. Nendoroid Tomoe Mami – December 26th
  5. Nendoroid Kagamine Rin: Cheerful version – December 27th January 2012 (delayed)
  6. Nendoroid Kagamine Len: Cheerful version – December 27th January 2012 (delayed)
  7. Anime Style vol.5 with Nendoroid Petit Yamanaka Sawako – TBA

Well, which one are you anticipating the most, Nendonesian? ^^

Via GSC (link #1, link #2)

GSC’s Booth at 2011 MikuPa 39’s Live in Sapporo

Vocaloid goodies at GSC's booth

Vocaloid goodies at GSC's booth

As usual, GSC also setup a booth at 2011 MikuPa 39’s Live in Sapporo, which is supposedly to open today starting 17:00. Various Vocaloid-related goodies are put on sale there, alongside some upcoming Vocaloid figures that are not released yet, including Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Append version, Nendoroid MEIKO, and Nendoroid Rin and Len: Cheerful version.

For the complete listing of what GSC is selling there, kindly visit this page. ^^

Nendoroid Rin and Len Cheerful version are Available for Pre-Order

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len Cheerful version

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len Cheerful version

After getting previewed by Mikatan yesterday, the Vocaloid twin – Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len Cheerful version are available for pre-order starting today for both Japan and international order. Each of them will be priced at 3000 Yen, and 1000 Yen from each sales will go into donation.

As usual, you might want to pay a visit to GSC’s official page for them, or go directly to their online shop to secure your pre-order. Hopefully the woes won’t continue this time. ^^;

Via GSC (Rin, Len) and GSC Online Shop

Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and Len Cheerful version are Announced (Updated)

Nendoroid Kagamine Len and Rin Support version

Nendoroid Kagamine Len and Rin Support version

So you have been waiting for the re-sale of Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and/or Len? Well, how about a Cheerful version of those Vocaloid twins, coming with additional parts and accessories? Yep, it is a rare treat!! ^^

Yep, that is what Mikatan posted today – Nendoroid Kagamine Rin: Cheerful version and Nendoroid Kagamine Len: Cheerful version are slated for December 2011 release (for Japanese) or January 2012 (for International order) with a price tag of 3000 Yen. They are coming along with new parts and accessories, including flags, whistle, megaphone, and pompom.

Apart from the Cheerful Japan extras, there are other differences as well: this version of Rin and Len will use a plug-in stand a la Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Support version … and there will be a slight tweak on both Rin and Len’s head to allow them to use expressions from other Nendoroid, unlike the old one. ^^

Anyway visit Mikatan’s blog to view more pics of this adorable Vocaloid duo, and prepare to secure the pre-order on August 11 ~ 29. ^^

Via Mikatan’s blog (Japanese, English)

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition Gets More Photos

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition

Another nightmare for December Nendoroid release, Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition from Hatsune Miku Orchestra attended a photo session. Yep, Mikatan has just posted some photos of this adorable Miku and I have to say I’m pretty impressed. Aside from her super-movable-joints, she will also pack plenty of accessories: leeks (obviously), cable hairsets, glasses, keyboard, drumset, and even face stickers + a recorder for Nendoroid Rin and Len!! This is definitely a must-get Nendoroid for me. ^^

Pricing and pre-order information will be revealed on Tuesday, August 31. Meanwhile, enjoy the photos after the break.

Update: One more photo of this adorable Miku and her comrades: Rin and Len.

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Nendoroid Sculptors

Nendoroid Suzumiya Haruhi - work in progress

Nendoroid Suzumiya Haruhi - work in progress

Today, we’ll view Nendoroid from another perspective. Yep, we’re going to discuss about the folks behind Nendoroid: the sculptors. Unlike most model kits (Gundam, Macross, etc.) which are already fully manufactured by machine, Nendoroids still have “human touches” despite being mass-produced in the factory. OK, let’s dig further on some famous Nendoroid sculptors.

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