Gachapon: New TOMY Arts Gachapon Series Diorama Select Coming in April 2022

TOMY Arts will be releasing a new gachapon series called Diorama Select in April 2022.  The first set will feature Electric & Water Type Pokémon.


The set will include Pikachu, Joltik, Toxel, Piplup, Totodile, and Pyukumuku.  Each mini diorama comes with small Pokémon figure, base, and electric or water effect part.  There are six to collect in total and each try costs 300yen.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: TOMY Arts Netsuke Mascot Side Palkia Scheduled for February 2022

TOMY Arts is scheduled to release a new set of their Netsuke Mascots in gachapon machines in February 2022.


The set features Palkia, Piplup, Buizel, Bibarel, and Wash Rotom.  Nestuke Mascots are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 200yen per try.

Side Palkia in February will be preceded by Side Dialga in January, which will include Dialga, Wormadam, Shieldon, Magnezone, and Bronzor.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Pinch & Connect Mascots Series 6 Expected in April 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release series 6 of their Pinch & Connect Mascots in April 2022.

Series six will feature Pikachu, Mew, Riolu, Pachirisu, and Slowpoke.  Each Pokémon has two possible variations— one with a ballchain keychain and one with a metal clip.

Bandai recently released series 5 of Pinch & Connect in December 2021:

Pinch & Connect Mascots are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Light-Up Figure Collection Coming in March 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release a new Light-Up Figure Collection in gachapon machines in March 2022.

The figures stand on a small light and have clear parts to accent the light-up effect.  The figure series will include Pikachu, Charizard, and Gengar.

Bandai’s Light-Up Collection is limited to gachapon machines and will cost 500yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: TOMY Yummy Series Figures Coming Later This Month

Thanks to Dengeki Hobby, we have some new images of TOMY’s Yummy Series figures scheduled to release in gachapon machines later this month:

Each small figure measures approximately 4.5-5cm tall and there are four figures total to collect in the set: Goomy, Alcremie, Ditto, and Milcery.

These Yummy Series figures are exclusive to gachapon machines in Japan and will cost 300yen per try.

Source: Dengeki Hobby

Gachapon: Bandai Gemlies Series 4 Coming in March 2022

Bandai will be releasing a new set of their Gemlies gachapon series in March 2022.

Series 4 will feature Slowpoke, Eevee, Pikachu, Leafeon, Glaceon.

“Gemlies” are small figures with a cover and tray— remove the plastic cover and you can use the tray for storing jewelry, coins, or other small objects.

Bandai previously released three other sets of Gemlies figures:

Gemlies are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

Source: Rakuten Marketplace

Gachapon: Bandai Floating Collection Series 3 February 2022

Bandai is scheduled to release the third set of their Floating Collecting gachapon series in February 2022.

Series 3 will include Psyduck, Slowpoke, Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup.  The figures actually float in water and are recommended for use in the bathtub.

Bandai previously released two other sets of Floating Collection in April 2021 and November 2021:

Floating Collection figures are exclusive to gachapon machines and cost 300yen per try.

 

Gachapon: Takara TOMY Arts Continue Oyakudachi Figures With Series 3

Takara TOMY Arts has a third installment of their Oyakudachi Mascot series scheduled for gachapon release in late December (though, considering the current date, they may be delayed to January 2019).

The figures are roughly 4-5cm and cost 200 yen per gachapon try. The lineup contains the following:

Pikachu
Lana’s Eevee
Onix
Psyduck
Gyarados

Note that these Oyakudachi Mascot figures by TOMY Arts are different from the Re-Ment Desk Oyakudachi figures — the Re-Ment figures are larger, more expensive (700 yen), and sold in blind boxes as opposed to gachapon machines.