Home » Archives for Lindsay

Author: Lindsay

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Event in Odaiba

I was in Odaiba in Tokyo at the end of August for the “Tales of the Abyss” stage play, and was pleasantly surprised to run across a “Dragon Ball Super” event happening at the same time! This event was held from July 28th 2018 to September 2nd in the Daiba City mall. In addition to the pop-up shop, it consisted of life-sized statues of Broly, Vegeta, and Goku, as well as a s...

Toy Tengoku – Episode 63 – Odin Sphere 1/8 Gwendolyn Review!

  On this episode, Lindsay and David show off Alter’s newest masterpiece – the 1/8th scale Gwendolyn from “Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir”! Featuring stunning, half-translucent wings and an impressive level of detail all around, this is one figure that deserves to be viewed in person. Be sure to check out our up-close look at Gwendolyn, and stay until the end of the video fo...

Toy Tengoku Special – Wonder Festival 2018 Summer

On this special episode of Toy Tengoku, we head on down to Makuhari Messe in Tokyo for Wonder Festival 2018 [Summer]! Wonder Festival is the biggest figure show and garage kit exhibition in Japan, so there’s plenty of amazing items to see (and buy!). We’ve focused this episode on the manufacturer side of the event so we could take a look at upcoming figures from Good Smile Company, Kot...

Tokyo Game Show 2015

With HobbyLink Japan’s recent introduction of great new gaming gear, the team took a trip to the Makuhari Messe convention center yesterday for our second-ever coverage of Tokyo Game Show! This was the biggest year for TGS yet, with games spread out between all 11 halls of the massive center!

Mega Hobby Expo 2015 Spring – Alter, Kotobukiya & Revolve

Join us for a look at the latest figure news from Alter, Kotobukiya and Revolve! And don’t miss out on MegaHouse’s impressive lineup from the event, covered in our previous post!

Mega Hobby Expo 2015 Spring – MegaHouse

Following a our visit to the Tamashii Nations Summer Collection 2015 event, the HLJ team headed over to Akiba Square for Mega Hobby Expo 2015 Spring!

Tamashii Nations Summer Collection 2015

The HLJ team took a trip to Akihabara over the last weekend in May for two great events–the first was Bandai’s Tamashii Nations Summer Collection 2015!

1/144 HGBF Hi-Nu Gundam Vrabe by Bandai

This was my fourth kit, and biggest challenge yet–the HGBF Hi-Nu Gundam Vrabe! I knew this would be more time consuming than the previous Gunpla I had built, so I got started on it right after its release date.

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter (Part 1: Commercial Booths)

The HLJ crew rushed off to Tokyo bright and early on February 8 for Wonder Festival 2015 winter! The event is held at the gigantic Makuhari Messe convention center and takes up all 8 of the available halls. Our first stop was in the commercial area where we had the opportunity to view upcoming and newly announced figures and other merchandise! Below are many of our favorite selections from the eve...

BB Senshi: Build Burning Gundam by Bandai – Build

Available now from HobbyLink Japan! One of the newest Gundam releases at HLJ is the BB Senshi #396: Build Burning Gundam! This particular little guy will be going on display at a local hobby shop in the near future, and I had the pleasure of building him over the weekend so he’d be ready for his trip.

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Video Coverage

We’re back in the office after an amazing run at Tokyo Game Show yesterday! This was the HLJ team’s first time attending the event, and despite the crowds, we did our best to bring you coverage of some of the best games presented at the show along with gameplay footage wherever possible!

  • 1
  • 2