WonFes 2017 Winter Sneak Peek!

WonFes is just around the corner!

Suwabe (@gsc_suwabe) from the Corporate Planning Division here! Trying to protect myself from the flu that is going around the offices!

But that aside, this Sunday is Wonder Festival!!!
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▲ Huge amounts of boxes ready for transport!

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▲ Mossan taking a few last minute photos for the photo gallery!

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▲ The bonuses given out at the Good Smile Clinic are cute and fun!

▲ Various equipment and items for the day!

But let’s get to the main feature for today!!
★THE WONFES SNEAK PEEK CORNER! ★

Last time everyone knew all of my photos, so this time I’ve increased the difficultly level! Good luck!! (`・ω・´)

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I’m already getting excited!! How many were you able to recognise?! (*´ω`*)

If you can come by the event we hope you’ll come by to take a closer look! We will also of course have the normal gallery open for you to see a selection of the latest figures even if you can’t make it to the event yourself!

Last but last least a quick notice regarding photography at the event! Please note that we will be stopping photography from 16:30 until the end of the event to allow as many people as possible to see the figures at the event! Be sure to get your photos done before then!!

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The 2017 Winter WonFes Site is Open! 

⇒ http://whl4u.jp/en/

Be sure to check out the website above for more information! The latest update also includes new information about out campaigns with Crunchyroll and Tokyo Otaku Mode, so be sure to take a look!!

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(´-`).。oO( I myself get to see all sorts of lovely new figures at the event. I can’t wait!)

 

Suwabe / twitterID:@gsc_suwabe
English Updates: @gsc_kevin

Wonda-chan Next Door Project FILE03: Kamogawa ver.

Today’s Main Feature!

Hello everyone!! Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Today I’m going to be taking a look at…
Wonda-chan Next Door Project FILE03: Kamogawa ver.!

The third in the Wonda-chan NEXT DOOR Project Figure Series!

The series was created as the perfect item to bring home as a souvenir from the Wonder Festival Event Hall!! The series started two events ago and has had a new addition each time the event comes around! ★

The sporty backpack, cute and colorful hair and all the other details from the original illustration – and the details that could never be seen on the illustration – have all been faithfully included on the figure!ヽ(゚∀゚ヽ 三 ノ゚∀゚)ノ

▲The backpack looks rather heavy! I wonder what she keeps in there!

Her lovely blue eyes, slightly open mouth and boldly open outfit…. the figure has an innocent charm combined with a sexy pose that not really captures the charm of the original illustration!

While she has a very slender build, there is also something about the sculpting that makes her skin seem so very touchable! The more I look at her the more she grabs my attention!! (੭ ˃̣̣̥ ω˂̣̣̥)੭ु⁾⁾

This should give you a better idea for the size!

▲ She is about the same height as an iPhone6S! Around 127mm!

But what exactly is the Wonda-chan NEXT DOOR Project? ☆

The illustrations of Wonda-chan used on the official WonFes guidebook are always done by a different illustrator for each event, and for the past few events a ‘NEXT DOOR’ Wonda-chan illustration – a second illustration that is done by an up-and-coming illustrator – has been done together with the main Wonda-chan! This secondary Wonda-chan is then made into a figure, creating the perfect souvenir for each Wonder Festival event! Good Smile Company takes part as the manufacturer for the figure!

The illustrator for this WonFes’s ‘NEXT DOOR’ Wonda-chan is Kamogawa!

The illustration has such a cute yet somewhat compelling effect to it! This is what I call art!!

The sculptor for the figure is Iwanaga Sakurako (Shokubutu Shojo-en)!

The creases in her outfit, the flow of her hair and the details on all the little accessories as well as her outfit have all been sculpted so intricately! The details of her body around the joining of her hips and that amazing belly button all come together to show off the work of a truly incredible sculptor!

▲ A lower angle gives a nice look at her hips and a peek at her chest! ♡

You may have heard the name in the past on some other amazing figures such as Hatsune Miku: Deep Sea Girl ver.Aircraft Carrier Wo-Class or Satsuki Kiryuin: Senketsu Ver.!

Hatsune Miku: Deep Sea Girl ver.
Rerelease in September 2017

Aircraft Carrier Wo-Class
Released in June 2015
Satsuki Kiryuin: Senketsu Ver.
Released in August 2015

Another item Iwanaga-san sculpted is Akashi-san from the series that is currently being reaired on TV – The Tatami Galaxy! ♪

Released in April 2011

Simply put, this year’s Wonda-chan has been sculpted by a professional with years of experience!! I hope everyone will enjoy adding her to their collection! ε=(。・д・。)

▲ It’s nice to look at at all, but I also recommend touching!!

The packaging is similar to previous Wonda-chan releases!


▲ The box features both the original illustration and figure photo!

The inner blister packaging is made like this allowing you to simply open up the box and put her on display nearly instantly!

▲ No parts to connect or put together! ♪

The base of the figure is the same as all the previous NEXT DOOR Project figures, featuring the Wonder Festival logo for her specific event!

▲ The figure doesn’t have any tabs to connect to the base, simply place her on top!

Be sure to pick her up as your souvenir for WonFes!
Wonda-chan Next Door Project FILE03: Kamogawa ver.!

Available at the following areas: 

WONDER FESTIVAL Official Goods Shop
Makuhari Messe Hall 3 North, Next to the Hall 4 Wonder Show Case Booth.
Details here: http://kaiyodo.co.jp/wonda-chan/

WONDERFUL HOBBY LIFE FOR YOU!!25 Booth
Makuhari Messe Hall 1.
Details here: http://whl4u.jp/en/

* Sales above to take place at Wonder Festival 2017 (Winter) on 19th Feb.
* Should stock sell out at the event, the product will not be available elsewhere.

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Preorders close on the 21st February 2017 at 21:00JST!

Make sure you don’t miss out on preorders as she will be exclusive to certain events and sales from the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP!

⇒ PRODUCT DETAILS

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The 2017 Winter WonFes Site is Open! 

⇒ http://whl4u.jp/en/

Be sure to check out the website above for more information! We will also be running a campaign at a later date – more info about the campaign at the link above too!

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Planning Team / Kahotan / Twitter ID:@gsc_kahotan
English Updates: @gsc_kevin

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Wonhobby 24 ORANGE ROUGE Booth & Gokotai!

Hello everyone!  Chan-Shuu (@gscs_hirase) from the GSC Planning team here! Recently been walking two of the stations to work thanks to a certain game that involves throwing red and white balls…

Anyway, today I’m going to start off by saying a big thanks to everyone who came to visit the WONDERFUL HOBBY LIFE FOR YOU!!24 booth during last weekend’s Wonder Festival! So many people stopped by to enjoy the exhibits, sales and stage! It was such a pleasure to watch everyone enjoying themselves!!

Today I’m going to be sharing some photos the the new ORANGE ROUGE figures that were on display at the event!


▲ This is how the OR exhibit area looked!

As you can see there were so many people lining up to see the figures and take photos despite the heat!! A big thank you once again to everyone once again! m(_ _)m

The event had announcements of unpainted and painted prototypes as well as just illustrations of upcoming projects! There were a lot of them so let’s take a look!  


▼ From Osomatsu-san
Osomatsu-san Mini-Figures: Overall Ver.

△ These were on sale at the event in a limited number, but are now also available for order at the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP for those who missed out at the event. You can find more details over at their official product page!!

▼ From KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm
Nendoroid Co-de: Hiro Hayami, Koji Mihama, Kazuki Nishina

△We’ve already released some goods from the series, but there are also Nendoroid Co-de in the works!
▼ From Haikyu!! Kurasuno High VS Shiratorizawa Academy
Nendoroid Koshi Sugawara

△ We announced him the other day, and here is his unpainted prototype! ♪
 

▼ Nendoroid Keiji Akaashi / Hajime Iwaizumi / Kotaro Bokuto / Tetsuro Kuroo

△ A whole bunch of other characters from the series are also on their way! Stay tuned for more updates!

▼ From Bungo Stray Dogs
Nendoroid Chuya Nakahara

△ I can’t wait to display him with Nendoroid Osamu Dazai!


▼ From Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-
1/8th Scale Shishiou


△ Shishiou himself looks amazing, but also note the ‘nue’ creature! 

▼ 1/8th Scale Monoyoshi Sadamune

△ Following on from the previously released Nendoroid!

▼ 1/8th Scale Heshikiri Hasebe!

△ Unfortunately I still can’t show the photo of this one, but I really think he has come out fantastic! Look forward to the photos!

▼ 1/8th Scale Mikazuki Munechika: Awakened Ver.

△ A more dynamic pose compared to the previously announced standard pose! More info coming Soon!

▼ 1/8 Scale Figures: Urashima Kotetsu / Nikkari Aoe / Higekiri / Hizamaru

△ The top sculptors that have been working on all the OR scale figures are set to continue with even more amazing figures on the way!

▼ Nendoroid Ookurikara

△ The tattoo on his left arm included even in Nendoroid size!

▼ Nendoroid Yamanbagiri Kunihiro

△Yamanbagiri has only been a Nendoroid Petite in the past, but is now joining the league of full-sized Nendoroids!

▼ Nendoroid Sayo Samonji

△ My personal favorite Nendoroid at the event! The hat is actually…. I can’t wait to say!! (;゚∀゚)=3

▼ Nendoroid Izuminokami Kanesada / Horikawa Kunihiro / Yamatonokami Yasusada

△ The requests for Yamatonokami Yasusada have been overwhelming ever since Kashu Kiyomitsu was released! You’ll be able to display them together soon!
▼ From the Anime Series Touken Ranbu – Hanamaru-
Nendoroid Co-de Yamatonokami Yasusada Naiban Hanamaru Ver. &
Nendoroid Co-de  Kashuu Kiyomitsu Naiban Hanamaru Ver.

△ In preparation of the upcoming anime series comes two Nendoroid Co-de figures of the two main characters! They are made specially in the image of the anime, making them a little different to the original designs.

▼ Back to Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-:
Nendoroid Co-de Mikazuki Munechika: Awakened ver.

△ The pose has been carefully condensed into Nendoroid size while still keeping that epic dynamic feeling!
▼ Nendoroid Co-de Mikazuki Munechika: Naiban ver. 

△ The long awaited ‘Naiban’ version is finally a painted prototype! His bandana also has a little secret to it…

▼ figFIX Mikazuki Munechika: Naiban ver.!

△ A figma sized version is also in the works! Such an amazing presence even in small figma-sized scale! 

▼ 1/1 Scale Mikazuki Munechika!


△ I’m sure some fans were surprised about this rather sudden announcement! Currently still in the works so no photos just yet, but there will hopefully be some soon!!


Last but not least, let me take a quick look at this figure which was on display and is now already up for preorder!! 

▼ 1/8th Scale Gokotai!

From the popular browser and smartphone game ‘Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-‘ comes a 1/8th scale figure of Gokotai based on his standard standing pose from the game.

The slim figure you would expect from a short sword, the fluttering collar and long sleeves of his outfit and his gentle, cheerful expression have all been captured perfectly for fans to enjoy from any angle they please. The figure also comes complete with five little tigers each with unique patterns, poses and beautiful eyes to display around him. Be sure to add him to your collection!

“Ye-Yes! I am ready… as always…”

The very first ORANGE ROUGE scale figure of a ‘Tantou’ short sword. His petite build, the tiger popping out from the back of his head and another four tigers running around at his feet make for a figure filled with highlights from both a sculpt and paintwork perspectives!

▼ Face Close-Up!


▲His charming teeth look great on the figure! So cute!

The characteristic coloring of his eyes, his soft looking hair and his silky white skin have all been beautifully included on the figure! Also take a look at the eyes of the tigers! They are such beautiful colors and so shiny and lively!!  (^ω^*)

▼This is how he looks from the back!


▲ The dark outfit contrasts with his pale skin very nicely!

The emblem on the back of his outfit with it’s shiny gold appearance also adds a nice accent to the overall design! The long sleeves cover up a large amount of his hands but the dainty fingers coming out the ends are so very intricate!!

▼ Long, slender legs!


▲ The long legs that come out from his short pants are so thin and yet still keep a lovely symmetry with a beautiful sculpt. The sculpting of his loafer shoes is also amazing!

But really… as if Gokotai wasn’t cute enough on his own, these tigers are absolutely adorable!! They can all be placed wherever you like as they are not held in place by anything!

▼ Everyone Together!!

△ All run free!!! (≧ω≦*)

The 1/8th Scale Gokotai is currently up for preorder!

Orders from the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP

Will also comes with this Gokotai Sword Charm as a bonus!

Be sure to consider it when preordering! ╭( ・ㅂ・)و
But that’s all from me today! See you all again next time! (ω)

Planning Team / Chan-Shuu / @gscs_hirase
English Updates: @gsc_kevin


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