SECONDWALL – Beautiful Lie

SECONDWALL’s first full-length album “Beautiful Lie,” will be released on June 6th, 2018. It features ten tracks of infectiously catchy J-Pop/Rock songs that will have you going back for more. The album has a good mixture of upbeat and mid-paced tracks. You can listen to a preview for the entire album below, and also watch…

Ena Fujita – Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka Single

  “Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka” is the latest single from Ena Fujita. If you are unfamiliar with her work, you may check out my previous post on her here. She’s a great J-rock/pop artist who also dabbles in gravure modeling. Coming on June 20th, Ienai Koto wa Uta no Naka contains four tracks, two…

Re:ZERO Emilia High School Teacher Ver.

  Kadokawa is bringing us a brand new figure of the lovable half-elf heroine, Emilia. This high school teacher version of Emilia is based on a cover illustration from the Re:Zeropedia guidebook that has only been released in Japan so far. Emilia-tan looks very sophisticated in her outfit which has been adapted from her original…

Re:Zero Emilia 1/7 Nightwear Figure

It’s been a little quiet here on Hobby Scratch lately, so I do apologize for anyone that is a regular on this page. However, I’m finally back with a new post and I will try to make these more regular. Today we’re taking a look at a new Emilia figure from Pulchra! The half-elf of…

Nendoroid The Little Mermaid Ariel

Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid figure line brings us Ariel from Disney’s classic The Little Mermaid! Typical of Nendoroid figures, Ariel comes with multiple points of articulation and plenty  of accessories to ensure you can recreate a variety of scenes and poses. Ariel comes with three face plates, including a standard smile, a determined expression, and…

Cuphead OST Collector’s Vinyl

  In collaboration with Studio MDHR, the developers of the mega-hit Cuphead, Iam8bit is producing a collector’s edition vinyl soundtrack. The set includes 4 vinyl records containing nearly 3 hours of music! Designed by Jango Snow, the set emulates the 1930’s style with gold foil, embossing, and a folio sleeve. The music of Cuphead is beautifully…

DRAGON’S CROWN 1/7 SCALE SORCERESS

Dragon’s Crown from Vanillaware is an excellent 2D fantasy action RPG that plays like a side-scrolling beat ’em up. The character designs and art style have been both highly praised and scrutinized. The Sorceress is one of the most recognized characters from the game, so it’s only natural that she gets her very own statue….

Re:Zero Ram 1/7 Scale Pulchra Figure

Last week I covered a Rem figure from Pulchra, so you knew it wouldn’t be long before the accompanying Ram figure would be announced. Ram is featured here with one hand on her hip and an expression that says “I’m judging you,” while holding a tray of her special tea. Just like her sister, Ram…

Re:Zero Collection Figure Rem Otetsudai Series Box

Rem mania continues with the upcoming “Rem Otetsudai Series Box” figurine set. The box contains 7 figurines that stand about 2.5 inches tall and feature Rem in a variety of poses and enacting her various duties as a maid of Roswaal Manor. If you like more super-deformed “cutesy” type figures, this is a great set…

Re:ZERO Ex, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Not too long ago, I posted about Yen Press announcing the pre-order for the first Re:Zero Ex light novel which drops in November, and now volume 2 is scheduled for a March 20, 2018 release! You can find more pre-orders and current releases for Re:Zero on Amazon for a good deal.   Re:Zero Ex Vol. 2 covers…

Cupoche Re:Zero Ram

Awhile back, I posted about the Rem Cupoche figure from Kotobukiya. Now, they’ve announced a Ram figure to match! The scale of these figures reminds me of the way the characters are animated in the Re:Zero “shorts” episodes, so if you were a fan of those you’ll probably really enjoy this figure. There are many…

SawanoHiroyuki[nZk] – 2V-ALK [w/ Blu-ray, Limited Edition]

The extremely talented musician/composer Hiroyuki Sawano is back with a new album from his vocal project: SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]. The album drops on September 20th and features a total of 17 tracks, including “gravityWall”, “sh0ut”, and “Here I Am” the opening themes and insert song  from Re:Creators. Also included are opening and ending tracks from Gundam UC RE:0096,…