2022 has been a huge year for figures, and we’ve absolutely loved it! While we appreciate anime merch of all kinds, you know that figures are our bread and butter. That’s why we want to celebrate 10 of the TOM Shop’s best-selling figures before we ring in the new year! And guess what? Each of them are still available to preorder or buy, so maybe it’s time for a little (or big!) holiday treat, hint hint.
Without further ado, here they are!
“Ahoy! Captain of the Houshou Pirates, Houshou Marine here!”
If you’re looking for pirate booty, you just found it – in more ways than one! From Max Factory comes a 1/7 scale figure of hololive Fantasy VTuber Houshou Marine! Measuring 9.6″ tall, she is captured in her pirate cosplay…er, we mean outfit, sitting against an anchor as she gives a seductive winking expression. Sculptor CKB has recreated her in fantastic detail, and the sense of dynamic movement captured through her billowing coat and flowing hair make her look like she might come to life at any moment. Don’t miss out on adding this treasure to your collection!
Happy birthday, Miku-chan! Boy, do we have a present for you and all your fans this year!
Tokyo Otaku Mode, in collaboration with the top-tier figure manufacturer STRONGER, is proud to present the official Hatsune Miku: LAM Rock Singer Ver. 1/7 Scale Figure! Designed by famed provocative illustrator LAM, Miku-chan is a true punk rock gem to behold. So much love was poured into the making of this 11″ tall figure, from the minute sticker and string details on her killer black and pink guitar to the cute tattoo behind her right leg. Miku’s turquoise twintails hypnotizingly swirl on both sides of her body, taking a more jagged shape than usual, like a representation of the electric rock sounds flowing through her. Her heels are a contemporary mix of white, black, yellow, and pink. Her pupils are multi-colored, distinct to LAM’s art style. And her black flight jacket is decorated just like the exclusive IRL version available through TOM! So what are you waiting for?! Rock out to your heart’s content with this phenomenal tribute to Hatsune Miku!
“Ah, Gojo-kun! Mornin’!”
From the popular TV anime My Dress-Up Darling comes a long-awaited 1/7 scale figure of the cosplay-loving gyaru, Marin Kitagawa! Produced by Aniplex, Marin-chan stands 8.4” tall in her school uniform striking a pose that perfectly captures her vivacious, outgoing personality, with a sense of movement captured in the fluttering of her pleated skirt and her long hair caught in the breeze. Her boundlessly bright smile is sure to grab your attention, and elements that show her sense of style have been faithfully recreated, including her loosened tie, choker, earrings, and painted nails. Even her bag features cute charms of character Shion-tan from the fictional Flower Princess Blaze series!
From the classic shojo series NANA comes a 1/8 scale figure of the cool heroine and lead vocalist of the punk band the Black Stones, Nana Osaki! Sculpted by Saori Rai at 9.4” tall based on original artwork first published in Cookie magazine in 2002, the figure faithfully recreates her goth-punk look with detailed sculpting that captures the different textures of her outfit, and she features real fabric net tights for an added sense of realism. She stands on a base featuring blooming roses made with clear parts that rise up behind her to further capture the world of the series. Be sure to display her side-by-side with Nana Komatsu in your collection!
Take a trip into the trippy anime and game series Steins;Gate with this marvelous 1/7 scale figure of Kurisu Makise! Sculpted by Kenzo and based on an illustration by huke, the genius heroine looks cool, calm, and collected while leaning on a mountain of retro computer monitors and other various Future Gadgets. Notes and electrical cords also litter the scene, accurately bringing the chaos of this science fiction work to life! Despite all the chaos, the slim and beautifully painted “Christina” adds a charming bit of serenity to the atmosphere! Measuring 9.3″ tall, this is sure to be a notable figure in your collection!
That scene of Marin that is burned into every fan’s mind has become a figure!
From the popular anime My Dress-Up Darling, which has a second season on the way, comes a 1/7 scale figure of Marin Kitagawa in her floral bikini! Aniplex and sculptor Akisame have pulled out all the stops to bring fans a figure that captures Marin-chan’s jaw-dropping physique from the scene in episode 2 in which she strips down to her bikini so Gojo-kun can take her measurements.
The petite yet curvy gyaru is captured sitting on Gojo-kun’s folded-up futon and leaning back on one arm with her long, slender legs crossed. She wears her floral bikini as she gives a peace sign with an irresistible wink and smile. Immaculate sculpting captures her look down to her luscious flowing hair and painted toenails, and the scene is further captured through her neatly folded clothes and bag beside her on the tatami mat base. Sure to get your heart racing, don’t miss out on adding this figure of Marin-chan to your collection!
Pop Up Parade L is proud to present this thrilling figure of Guts from the Berserk series! Guts is ready to take on all of hell clad in his indomitable Berserker Armor with his iconic sword over his shoulder. The inspiration behind the figure comes from the cover of the hit manga’s 28th volume. Best of all, the figure comes with an alternate head part that can be tricked out with a Milight 316R LED to give Guts glowing red eyes!
Please note that the Milight 316R (released by Hiromi Sangyo) is not included in this product.
The Palmtop Tiger herself is back, this time in a cute tiger suit!
From FREEing comes the tsundere queen Taiga Aisaka from Toradora! dressed up this time not as a cute bunny, but as a cute tiger! Measuring 13.8″ tall in 1/4 scale, her bright tiger outfit perfectly complements her personality, and she is posed making an adorable roaring face! She even features real fabric net tights for a realistic look and feel that brings even more charm to her look. Don’t miss out on adding her to your collection!
From the classic shojo series NANA comes a 1/8 scale figure of Black Stones vocalist Nana Osaki’s close friend, Nana Komatsu! Sculpted by Nihei at 8.7” tall based on original artwork first published in Cookie magazine in 2002, the figure faithfully recreates Hachiko’s lovely, cheerful look with detailed sculpting that captures the different textures of her outfit. She stands on a base featuring blooming sunflowers behind her to further capture the world of the series. Be sure to display her side-by-side with Nana Osaki in your collection!
INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS is bringing us a new series of detailed scale figures from the Fire Emblem series, and joining this time as the fourth release is protagonist Byleth from the newest game in the series, Fire Emblem: Three Houses! Measuring 7.7″ tall in 1/7 scale, Byleth is captured in a dynamic battle pose looking heroic as she valiantly swings her Sword of the Creator with a determined look in her eye. The sculpting of her billowing coat adds a sense of movement, and two versions of her sword are included, so you can display it in its standard form or with a special effect that completely changes the atmosphere of the figure. Add her to your collection to enjoy her from every angle!
And that’s it for our collection of this year’s 10 top TOM Shop figures! While scale figures reigned supreme in the rankings, all figures are winners in our eyes. For more, check out the TOM Shop!