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Annoyed with HLJ

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Like probably a few on my flist, I took advantage of the recent Paypal/EMS deal at HobbyLink Japan, and on Friday I snagged the last Dal Angry in stock. I got a notice saying that the order was registered but because of the weekend it wouldn’t be typed into the HLJ system properly until Monday. [...]

First Blythe – not really

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

I’ve been pondering whether to get a Blythe, but decided I don’t like any of the default ones enough to shell out the money for one (after all, you can get BJDs for that kind of money.. ;) ). Then recently, I found a “cheap” merchant on eBay ($70 a doll, Ashton Drake), and played [...]

Third girl out, and an interesting Blythe..!

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Groove has put up pictures and information about the third girl in the special “fan appreciation” series of Pullips; Sola – limited to the Japanese audience. I am not particularly enthusiastic, I think the first one (Lala, the pink haired one) is the nicest of the three. Except, perhaps, for the eye chips – Sola’s [...]

I know I’d written off Blythe

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

.. but this one looks really, really promising!! The face type is Radiance, and skin tone is fair. She has gray eye shadow (the best part!! I don’t like the yellowish eye shadow which is so commonly used on Blythe) with pink blush and lips match her fair skin. Her hair style is a black [...]

They’re kinda creepy, but…!

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

I’ve never really understood the craze about Blythe dolls. With their nearly completely round eyes, placed wide apart and with no eyebrows, they’ve always struck me as kind of scary. However, I guess after having looked at Pullips for hours every day for over a month now, I’ve warmed up to the big heads, big [...]