It’s that time of the year again for toy collectors to hoard as many dimes as they can, as WonHobby 36 kicked off showing tons of new collectible toys and figures that some are just around the horizon for release. There is a lot of familiar stuff that was shown during the event, but one of the notable features in this year’s WonHobby 36 is the huge plethora of Hololive-related figures and toys.
Kicking off the reveal is a special program by Good Smile Company’s official YouTube channel hosted by Takane Lui and Sakamata Chloe of Hololive Gen 6 or officially referred to as Secret Society holoX. This program showcased the latest collection of Hololive figures.
Among the Hololive-related products that were shown in the program were the unpainted prototypes of the whole members of Hololive Gen 6 namely; Sakamata Chloe, Takane Lui, Laplus Darkenesss, Hakui Koyori, and Kazama Iroha.
Along with these new reveals they also announce the unpainted prototypes for the Nendoroid figures of Aki Rosenthal and Amane Kanata. But the portion of the upcoming Nendoroid did not end there as painted Nendoroid prototypes for Tsunomaki Watame, Shishiro Botan, and Yukihana Lamy were also shown.
If you’re wondering if there’s news for a new HoloEN Nendoroid, a painted Nendoroid prototype of Amelia Watson was also revealed during this segment.
Moving along in the program to the highly detailed action figures or Figmas where a painted prototype of Mori Calliope appears to be almost ready for release, alongside another prototype Figma of HoloEn Myth member Gawr Gura was shown.
There’s also a reveal for an unpainted prototype of holoX’s leader Laplus Darknesss, a follow-up update for last year’s initial announcement for her Figma. But there’s no update for Sakamata Chloe’s figure from the same line that was announced alongside her.
For the non-articulated figures are news for the Pop-Up parade series where again another unpainted prototype figure of Laplus was shown, along with this announcement is an update for figures for Murasaki Shion and Nakiri Ayame, now completing Hololive Gen 2’s unit Manji-Gumi.
Added: Of course, HoloEN was not left out, as yet another painted prototype of Mori Calliope’s figure was shown, showing great detail, particularly her translucent veil, leaving me to wonder if it will include her huge scythe.
Lastly, for the more premium figures that were announced in the program, there’s a swimsuit figure version of Shirogane Noel, showing her in full glory which was based on an official illustration from her artist Watao which is now open for Pre-orders.
But it seems that there’s a particular reason why this program was hosted by holoX members as yet another unpainted prototype of Laplus was shown. Following the reveal is Gen 3’s popular rabbit Usada Pekora’s unpainted scaled figure was also revealed, alongside the complete scaled figure of Shirogane Noel but this time on her default armor.
Ending the program was a reveal of a mystery figure, which was eventually unveiled as an unpainted prototype figure of Sakamata Chloe shown in the actual venue of WonHobby 36. There were also a few glimpses of a prototype of Yukihana Lamy displayed in the event venue, so if you’re a fan of the snow-elf keep that in mind.