[Alter] – Melty Review

So since I've moved into my new apartment I still hadn't set up my photography studio. Seems work has me busier than I thought I would ever be, however I took some time this past weekend to set up my studio so I could take some photos of my latest purchase, Alter's 1/8th Melty from Shining Hearts. Now… [more]

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Pre-ordered this figure the moment she was released for pre-order. I needed for for multiple reasons, she's sexy/half naked, plus while she's not Sora she reminds me of Sora from Yosuga no Sora! But she's Yuki from Maid Yome and she's pretty amazing. The only issue is her adorable mouth really looks… [more]

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Nendoroid Storage Container

I recently went on a trip to a magical place, The Container Store. Ok it's not really magical, but I happen to have discovered a love for organizing my home. I tend to prefer Ikea and Daiso but we went to The Container Store on a whim and I discovered this lovely storage container! I've been needing… [more]

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Nanoha’s New Eyes Plus Dresses from BJD Atelier

It's been a while since I've posted anything on here. I've been getting a lot of questions as to whether or not I'd keep this site as I'll be working with GSC now. I'll still post here from time to time, but lately my time has been taken up by work so it won't be as often sadly. But last night I got… [more]

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Figure Retailer Reviews #4 Desu Nation

Haven’t done one of these in a while, this time it’s not so much a figure shop but a card shop that also carries Anime figures. I’m talking about Desu Nation in Temple City. First found out about this shop by my friend Charles who goes ALL THE TIME! He’s crazy into Weiss Schwarz and introduced me to Terry, the owner, and got me into the game as well!

First walking into the shop there is always huge group of people there, it’s a nice local hang out place and people battle each other there too! Many fascinating cards to choose from!

Found out that not only can the cards be rare and worth lots of money, but the card sleeves too! Since the sleeves are so pretty and can be worth money many people Double sleeve their cards to protect not only the cards but the sleeves too!!

Adorable illustration on the wall near more cards!

Obviously this wouldn’t be a “Figure Retailer Review” if there weren’t any figures. Desu Nation also carries some of the more popular figures. As Terry really is a huge Anime fan himself he carries some of the more popular figures in his shop too!

My friend Nic and fellow co-host on AX Live has been drooling over this Sonico Alarm clock.

Look at all the Nendoroids!

Fancy towels used as tapestries, I do the same in my home.

Phone charms anyone?

More goodies to hang on your wall.

Picked up my own deck when I went to Terry’s shop, Started out with a Guilty Crown trial deck but upgraded to some nicer cards to kick butt with!

Plus got some sexy Inori sleeves and as I mentioned, doubled up and have two sleeves to protect not only the cards but my Inori sleeves too! Do you do this with your card as well?

Even got myself a signed card! It was originally a loaner until we could find one more rgualr version, but I’ve grown to love it and will be keeping it as it’s too pretty to part with!

Desu Nation in Temple city is a really fun shop to go to. They not only carry Weiss Schwarz cards but also Vanguard and other series too! Terry knows his stuff and if you’re in the area I highly suggest stopping by, heck I might be sitting there with a couple of friends kicking each other’s butts in Weiss Schwarz!

We also have an event coming up this weekend if you’re a card player! It’s AX Live and Desu Nation doing a Vanguard Tournament and then a Weiss Schwarz Tournament too! I hope you’ll all come by!

-Store Info-
9410 E Las Tunas Drive
Temple City CA, 91780

Website - http://www.desunation.com

AX Live! Every Thursday at 7pm PST! We’ve been doing Giveaways recently so make sure to check out the show to be able to win some awesome prizes!! Plus every week we give away a 2day badge to the convention!!

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5 Responses to “Figure Retailer Reviews #4 Desu Nation”

  1. Vanessa says:

    Hello! I have always loved your blog and was wondering what your doing at goodsmile? Do you take photos of figurines for them? I miss your constant updates lol. If you still update but for good smile instead I would like to know. Thanks in advance

    Vanessa V

    • Dancing Queen says:

      I actually have been handleing a lot of stuff for GSC but no photography at the moment. I had a hand in designing and setting everything up for the NYCC booth and I ran the sales and answered questions there too. Now we’re working on future convention booths and more events to have in the future related to GSC! It’s a lot of work but it’s really fun and rewarding. I should have a GSC blog up soon but no word on when.

  2. \\/\// says:

    What’s the brand of the oversleeves you use? I just can’t seem to find any big enough that’d fit over the character sleeves …
    so atm I just use some cheap ultrapro ones … just cuz I don’t want to worn out the expensive ones :D

    • Dancing Queen says:

      to be honest i’m not sure, Desu Nation has a bunch, if you e-mail then they have an online shop as well. I think they are only like $11 or so

  3. Crista says:

    That guy charged me 100 for the Super Sonico alarm clock! I was guessing it was gonna be 65 all together since I live in the us to ship to my house. I see in the picture you took its 50! He also didn’t ship on time or communicate with me promptly when I had questions. All in all I won’t do business with him again.

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