The 1st Team Onii-chan Christmas Party!!! (An Event Report)

THE best figure group in the Philippines (and still growing!)

Last December 17, 2011, Team Onii-chan Figure Display Crew had its first ever Christmas party which was held at Yumemiya Japanese Cafe. The party was both a celebration of Team Onii-chan’s various and unparalleled successes over the year and a big thank you to all of our fun-loving members who have all contributed to spreading the joy of figure collecting to the Philippine otaku community. Even if the team has only been around for 7 months, the great turnout for the Christmas party and the friendly and accommodating atmosphere that’s been cultivated into the DNA of the group bodes well for even bigger and better things to come in the future. Continue reading

Anime Festival Asia 2011 Exclusive Goods Make Me Jelly


November is just around the corner and that means lucky people who so happen to be in Singapore on the 11th to the 13th will finally be able to experience the joy that is Anime Festival Asia 2011 (AFA 2011). Of course, being one of those unlucky ones to be stuck here in the Philippines, I’m jelly as hell, not only because of the special guest appearances (May’n, LiSA, FLOW, etc.) and of course the much anticipated booths of Good Smile Company and Kotobukiya, but also because of the limited edition AFA-only merchandise by notable character goods companies like Cospa and Muse, Continue reading

ques Q Kirino Possibly the Best One Yet, Onii-chans Worldwide Scramble to Buy Her

Being a relatively new figure manufacturer, ques Q certainly has the odds against them succeeding in the business, but with the meticulous attention to quality and mystique of being a low-key name, they’ve slowly but surely captured the attention of most figure otaku. They’ve certainly made a believer out of me, and with their latest announcement of a Kousaka Kirino Swimsuit Ver. figure that blows anything that the competition has offered so far, it won’t be long before they make it into the mainstream consciousness. Continue reading