The Otakus & Geeks staff headed to Jacob Javitz Center February 17 to 20th to coverage NY Toy Fair 2018. Check out all the coverage, news and interviews of the latest and hottest in the toy industry.
Interview with Jude Chun (Director of The Short Film "The Time Agent")
Otakus & Geeks had an interview with Director Jude Chun about his Sci-fi short film "The Time Agent" which can be seen on Youtube. "The Time Agent" follows an Agent from the future comes to the past to prevent crimes. The only way for him to return to the future is simply to wait. During this time, he must live in complete isolation. This would drive most men insane, but it suits the solitary agent just fine... until one day, when he runs into a girl about to commit suicide.
Book Review: "Sovereign" by April Daniels
In this sequel to Dreadnought, Danielle is working hard as the new hero in town but between kicking butt and maintaining her reputation with the press; and without even being fully licensed due to her age, she is feeling the strain. But Dreadnought is needed now more than ever as a worldwide threat lingers on the horizon.
Cry Hero Issue#1: The Choice (Motion Comic Trailer)
Every choice we make has a consequence and for Detective Skyler Archer the stakes couldn't be higher. When serial kidnapper Mark Wright aka The Snatcher takes the entire Metro City mall hostage. He plays one of his most infamous games known as "Choices" with Detective Skyler Archer. The Snatcher makes Skyler have to choose who will live and who will die.
Created for the coffee-obsessed, the new Bicycle Playing Cards House Blend is meant to bring the coffeehouse experience home to you. The deck is printed in dark-roasted colors and pairs perfectly with fresh brewed coffee. · Bicycle is creating a fresh spin on the iconic Coca Cola polar bear with the new, Coca Cola Holiday Playing Cards. Available in two unique holiday decks, these cards will help bring the magic of the holidays home this year and to every card game you play with loved ones.
PopSockets are expandable, collapsible phone grips that allow you to selfie better, text with one hand and never drop your phone. They are also great props for video chats and movie watching. They are the ultimate low tech "tech" toy that everyone is obsessed with (look around on the back of smartphones, and you will definitely see them). After selling 35M PopSockets in 2017, we're expanding into new, and very fun licenses which include: •Stranger Things •Sanrio •Rick and Morty •Harry Potter •Justice League ....And more!
Otakus & Geeks had an interview with Director Jude Chun about his Sci-fi short film "The Time Agent" which can be seen on Youtube. "The Time Agent" follows an Agent from the future comes to the past to prevent crimes.
The new ESPN Future Pro teaches kids (and adults like me who can’t play sports!) how to properly kick, throw, chip and shoot a ball! Partnering with ESPN, each ball has been designed by professional athletes for tomorrow’s future pros.
My Arcade showed us mini arcade cabinets of classic Data East titles, including BurgerTime, Karate Champ, and Bad Dudes and also have on hand the newly announced Bandai Namco cabinets, including Pac-Man and Dig Dug. These cabinets are bite-sized throwbacks to a time when arcades ruled.
The Loyal Subjects creates collectible three and a quarter inch (3.25”) stylized Action Vinyls™ (AV), highly detailed, poseable figures that are like nothing else on the market. Action Vinyls lines feature fine-tuned elements, including 12 points of articulation – making them hyper-poseabl
For this year’s show, Bluefin will exhibit a wide array of unique collectibles, including action figures, model kits, statues and modelling accessories from leading companies such as Bandai Hobby and Mr. Hobby, SEN-TI-NEL, Iron Studios, Flame Toys, and Storm Collectibles.
Love Plus+ is a 2010 sequel to the original "Love Plus" released in 2009. Love Plus takes the basic concepts of Dating Sims and uses the portable form factor and real-time clock in the Nintendo DS to use and essentially creates the ultimate in "pocket girlfriend" game.