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Best of Eye on Asia 2012

It’s the end of another amazing year at Eye on Asia, it’s hard to believe we’ve been going for five and a half years now!

To round off the year we going to show off what have been some of the top products we have had over the past 12 months, there are a couple of surprises in there.

BEST SELLING PRODUCT

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Kaiyodo – Revoltech Yotsuba&! DANBOARD Action Figure

MOST PRE-ORDERED PRODUCT

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Tsume Art – Fairy Tail NATSU DRAGNIR Limited Edition 1/8 High Quality Figure

MOST POPULAR CLASSIC PRODUCT

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Bandai – BB Gundam Seed DESTINY GUNDAM SD Kit

MOST POPULAR NEW PRODUCT

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Kotobukiya – YuYu Hakusho KURAMA 1/8 PVC Figure

MOST REQUESTED PRODUCT

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Max Factory – Figma 160 Haiyore! Nyaruko-san NYARUKO Action Figure

FIGURE OF THE YEAR 2012

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Alter – Fate/Hollow Ataraxia SABER Maid ver. R 1/6 PVC Figure

What do you think of the 2012 selection? Do you own any of them and what have been you favourite figures of 2012?

A Good Smile Day for Kaiyodo?

Good Smile Company come to the rescue for Kaiyodo a they complete their acquisition of the Revoltech licence. This now means that Good Smile has stakes in a huge portion of the vast majority of anime and video game figure manufacturers. Another interesting subject to note is that Good Smile now holds the licence for Kaiyodo’s Revoltech, Max Factory’s Figma and their own series of Nendoriod. I think one of the results for this might be the discontinuation or at least a big re-thinking of the Fraulein Revoltech line, that seems to have under-performed.

It is still unclear if Good Smile will be buying up the licence to any other Kaiyodo ranges. One thing that is almost certain to happen is a price increase of the Revoltech lines to bring it more in line with Figma, Nendoriod and Atelier-Sai’s own action figure ranges.

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