Wonder Festival, a bi-yearly event for Japanese figure enthusiasts, is upon us once again! With each WonFes comes an onslaught of figure-related news, and there is a lot to get excited about this year. Plastikitty has a full rundown of all the figures at this weekend’s event, but I’ve rounded up some of my favorite figure announcements and reveals to share with you!
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Good Smile Company and Max Factory join forces for new male character-focused brand
Today in exciting figure-related news, Good Smile Company and Max Factory have teamed up to form Orange Rouge, an all new brand focused exclusively on male character merchandise! While on one hand, I find myself asking why a separate brand is needed in the first place, if it means more products that appeal to folks like me, then I’m all for it! You can head over to their official website to see their current lineup.
Fans have long complained about the comparative lack of figures of male characters, but there has definitely been a shift in the past couple of years towards companies recognizing the market for male character merchandise. Orange Rouge will bring together a variety of products from Good Smile Company and Max Factory, from Nendoroids and figmas to scale figures and other character goods. It’s very likely we’ll hear more announcements at this summer’s Wonder Festival on July 26th. I guess this means I should start saving my pennies for all the upcoming male Nendoroids…