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Close encounters of the hug pillow kind, April post ranking, Golden Week event coverage, and other site news

HD exploded back to life in the month of April, a flurry of activity that resulted in all sorts of zaniness including two links from Kotaku and one just yesterday from the Dakimakura Integrated Research Institute (your one stop source for all the hug pillow news that’s fit to print). In the shamless theft of an Akiba Blog tradition we take a look today at the site stats from the past month, present a ranking of the most popular posts and look ahead at what you can expect to see at HD in the near future. There’s nothing like making news out of newsmaking!

[ERO] Figure News: Hobby Stock naked apron Choko PVC from Chokkoto Sister up for preorder

Word in today from Hobby Stock that they’ll be producing a Choko PVC figure based on the eponymous lead character of manga and anime Chokotto Sister, due out in August. This will be the seventh item in Hobby Stock’s self-produced lineup, and at 1/8 scale (16 cm) with sculpting duty by Obata Takahiro the 4,500 yen price point seems quite reasonable. No official word on whether the apron will be cast-offable, but a clear version is mentioned to in the works as well so it’s likely they’ll go to the trouble of painting what’s underneath… (no more)