All Media Hobby Ero (18+) Site

[ERO] Figure News: Yamato launches new figure line with Cobra-Kai’s Kanu

Maker Yamato today launched a new line of high quality figures dubbed Project Dynamite, with the long awaited Cobra-Kai sculpted 1/5 scale [ERO] Kanu Unchou prisoner ver. PVC from Ikkitousen as its flagship release. While it’s nice to see official online recognition from Yamato that they plan to release the kit, frustratingly there are still no details regarding its price or projected release date. The pre-preorder suspense continues… (no more)

Editor’s Desk: doujinshi, obscenity, and Japan’s imperiled freedom of speech

In the light of the recent arrest of a doujin artist on obscenity charges we take a look back at the past five years in the history of free speech regulation and litigation vis a vis drawn pornography in Japan. We examine the current state of affairs and speculate as to the fate of the free speech right enshrined in article 13 of Japan’s constitution, one that now seems to rest on a very fragile footing indeed.

Figure News: Goodsmile’s Nendoroid Kotona and Mabinogi Nao up for preorder

Goodsmile updated their official site today with pages for Nendoroid Kotona Elegance from Zoids Genesis and Nendoroid Nao from Mabinogi. Both are due out in December of this year, with Kotona retailing at 4,000 yen and Nao at 3,500. Amiami already has them both up for preorder so other sites should soon follow; news is also in from the Kotona entry that her Zoids heroine counterpart Re Mii will be available in Nendoroid form in January of 2008. (no more)