What is Tamagotchi? Tamagotchi (たまごっち) is a series of Japanese virtual pets by the toy manufacturer Bandai. Originally released in 1996 in Japan and in 1997 throughout the rest of the world, the Tamagotchi soon became the fad toy of the time with … [Read more...] about Tamagotchi over the years – the ultimate pet in your pocket!
What is gachapon? You probably remember raiding your piggy bank to feed to a capsule toy machine to get a bouncy ball or a jawbreaker as a child, but Japan is something else when it comes to capsule toys! Japanese capsule toys can be anything from … [Read more...] about Japanese Capsule Toys – Gachapon, gashapon, and beyond!
Are you excited for the next Animal Crossing game on the Nintendo Switch?! Nintendo kept the vault tightly shut when it came to Animal Crossing updates, but the information embargo was finally lifted during E3 last week. The Nintendo Direct at the … [Read more...] about Animal Crossing Merchandise for those waiting for New Horizons!
Figma is Good Smile Company’s line of PVC action figures famous for their attention to detail and highly articulated limbs. There are currently over 400 figures in the figma lineup taking inspiration from not only popular anime titles but also … [Read more...] about Top 9 Best figma to Add Your Figure Collection!
The rise of the smartphone has led to a boom in mobile gaming, with millions of players losing themselves in virtual worlds inside their phones. Mobile games in Japan are often referred to as “gacha games”, from the Japanese word for capsule-toy … [Read more...] about Gacha Game and Mobile Game Roundup 2019 – Best Japanese Mobile Games available and Top Gacha Game titles to look out for this year!
What is Bearbrick? Bearbrick (stylized as BE@RBRICK) is a series of bear-shaped designer toys by Medicom Toy Inc and are most often sold in “blind box” assortments. The design is a variant of another popular line by Medicom, the Kubrick. Each figure … [Read more...] about Guide to Bearbrick: The origins, how to buy, where to buy and much more!