Author Archives: Tier

Mikan Yuuki from To Love-Ru Darkness (School Swimsuit Version)

The plan was to do a porno figure review but the gods of lighting and set design are fickle. Instead, with the To Love-Ru series getting quite a bit of love from figure makers this year, we’ll take a look … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Satellizer el Bridget from Freezing Vibration (Y-Shirt Version) (NSFW)

We go from the regrettably miniature to the sublimely large today. The sheer size of FREEing’s 1/4 scale figures constitutes a large portion of their cachet, with their sculpts typically towering over a foot in height, or in this case, … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Ines from Busou Shinki (Image Model Version)

It’s time for another review of a figure made by a company I am not at all familiar with. Technically this figure – of Ines from Konami’s Busou Shinki series – isn’t the first Ques Q figure, I’ve bought; I … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Preorder Outlook XLI

It’s been a couple of months since the last preorder outlook post, so let’s take a look at some of the figures I’m thinking about buying. There’s no Alter figure on this list, which has become a depressingly regular occurrence … Continue reading

Posted in Preorder Outlook | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

Chris Yukine from Senki Zesshou Symphogear G (Bunny Style Version)

And we’re back to our irregularly-scheduled program of figure reviews. Today we’ll be looking at Chris Yukine, one of the lead characters from Senki Zesshou Symphogear. For some reason or another, the series hasn’t gotten a lot of figures, despite … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Year Six Retrospective

As usual on February 23, today we celebrate the anniversary of this website – Tentacle Armada is six years old today. It’s sort of an anticlimactic anniversary, as I have been far from diligent in keeping this website updated. Oh … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , | 24 Comments

Touko in the Lavatory from the Native Creators Collection (NSFW)

Anyone who has been in this hobby for a while can’t be too surprised by the concepts embodied by certain figures. I mean, there’s a figure out there based on an anime-fied Adolf Hitler, every now and then a company … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 25 Comments

My Five Favorite Figures of 2014

Here are my five favorite figures of the previous year, fashionably late. The tardiness is only partially due to laziness; I don’t think I felt as excited about many of last year’s figures as I did in prior years. Maybe … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , | 24 Comments

Preorder Outlook XL

It’s been a couple of months since the last preorder post and I was a little worried that this post would be overly long. To my surprise I only found six figures that have gone up for order that I … Continue reading

Posted in Preorder Outlook | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

Sumika Kagami from Muv-Luv Alternative (Kotobukiya Version)

For the first review of the year we’ll be going back eleven months with this figure of Sumika Kagami, one of the central heroines of the popular eroge Muv-Luv Alternative. She’s the third figure from this series to be produced … Continue reading

Posted in Figure Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments