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Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America Celebrate Ani-May

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The Press Release:
Anime has taken the world by STORM and fans of the medium know the month of May is for celebrating #AniMAY. Whether they’re admirers of the incredible works from Studio Ghibli or the unforgettable characters in Naruto, One Piece, or Demon Slayer (to name a few), there are oceans of people who celebrate their favorite anime works by collecting memorabilia or character figures. It’s not hard to gear up and show your fandom in any (or all) of these ways, because when fans think of anime collectibles, they think of Bandai Namco Toys & Collectibles America.

Anime Heroes (Naruto, One Piece):

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XM Studios @ New York Comic Con 2021

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Well hello there my friends and welcome to the closing narratives from the 2021 New York Comic Con. The event itself has been over for days but in our standard fashion its overall coverage is parsed out to make it easier to digest and also find stuff. If you’ve only just arrived you’ll want to click HERE first to see everything that’s come before in a new tab. This post shines the spotlight on the amazing statues of the XM Studios creatives and I’ll begin with their DC Entertainment themed ones. There is no better hero to start with than Superman.

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Tamashii Nations @ New York Comic Con 2021

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As I’ve reported in a number of posts that have preceded this one, the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ was once again in attendance at the mega-event known as the New York Comic Con. Click HERE to see all of the posts that preceded this one in a new browser tab. Now with the absence of Toy Fair this year I’ve decided to do some spotlight posts as I saw the means to do so with this year’s NYCC presentations. Here is some of the awesome that was to be found at the Tamashii Nations section. I’ll start with this amazing and gigantic statue of Godzilla.

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XM Studios Expands Global Licensed Offerings @ New York Comic Con 2021

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The Press Release:
Singapore-based global design house, XM Studios, continues its trailblazing spirit and storytelling through its globally recognized pop culture luxury art pieces with its latest Godzilla collectibles. As XM Studios continues its global moves with the addition of new properties, expansion of its product portfolio and growth of its collector bases, the award-wining company announced today that it is unveiling four new pieces based on iconic Godzilla movies during New York Comic Con (Booth #1337) at Javits Center in New York City October 7-10.

“As pop-culture fans ourselves, we are excited to expand our global licenses to bring our fans the world’s best collectible luxury art based on iconic intellectual properties,” said Ben Ang, chief executive officer, XM Studios. “Movie aficionados and fans of Godzilla will be instantly drawn to the craftmanship, authenticity, and the visual storytelling of these statues. Every piece will catapult them into the storylines conceptualized and interpreted by XM Studios, together with acclaimed illustrator and sculptor Tanaka Kenichi, who is the 2D and 3D artist for this first XM release,” added Ang.
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Brooklyn Comic Con Issues Health and Safety Update For Event Attendees

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The Statement:
To all exhibitors and attendees we have some updates regarding our event covid policies. There are many questions, particularly with new mandates that have started in NYC. Since our event is 100% outdoors, it does not fall under the new mandatory vaccine guidelines. Masks will be mandatory in the majority of areas in our show. With social distance there are areas designated where people can safely remove their mask. Again this is an outdoor mask mandatory event.

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