If there was a prize for being an insanely evil villainess in the Street Fighter universe, the winner would be Juri. Not only is Juri the first Korean character in Street Fighter and it’s first Taekwondo user, but she’s also the first purely evil female in the franchise. If that’s not worth celebrating with some merch, what is, right?
Kotobukiya must agree, because the Kotobukiya Street Fighter Bishoujo Juri statue is now up for order!
One summer 2014 anime series that has been an absolutely delightful surprise has been the Sword Art Online II anime. I was feeling very down on the whole Sword Art Online franchise after the very-reviled Sword Art Online Fairy Dance arc that made up the final eleven episodes of the first Sword Art Online anime series. But despite going into Sword Art Online II with low expectations, I’ve found myself quickly falling in love with the series and its new female protagonist, Sinon. And just as I really started pining for some Sinon merch, it’s on the way–the Sword Art Online II Sinon Nendoroid figure is now up for order!
It’s been an agonizing summer for fans of the Kuroko’s Basketball anime and manga series. After the Kuroko’s Basketball Season 2 anime ended in March, fans had to wait longer than they’d like for the official announcement of Kuroko’s Basketball Season 3. Now there’s still no Kuroko’s Basketball Season 3 release date (beyond a non-specific “2015”), and Shonen Jump has announced that the Kuroko’s Basketball manga is ending this month. But there’s at least some good news for Kuroba fans–the MegaHouse Murasakibara Kuroko’s Basketball Series figure is now up for order!