Well, there is nothing special about them meet as they are both from the anime Accel World. The unusual bit here is that these 2 are from Max Factory's Figma and Bandai's SHFiguarts. Noting the fact that both companies do both version of the characters.
Accel World is a story of children who escapes into the virtual world taking on various avatars and engages in battles in the virtual world, Brain Burst, a secret program that is able to accelerate the
human cognitive process to the point at which time appears to stop. Brain Burst is more than just a program, but a
Virtual Reality Massively Multiplayer Online (VRMMO) Fighting Game
where people fight each other in fierce duels in order to obtain Burst
Points which can be expended for acceleration abilities in the real
No, I didn't get this at the latest Craziest Takashimaya Toy sale. If you have been following this blog, I have posted Wild Tiger from the anime Tiger & Bunny. So, Tiger isn't complete without Bunny and so when I chanced upon it in Japan, I bought it and of course, it was on sale...
A character from the movie The Expendables 2, Barney Ross is more of the leader of a mercenary team known as "Expendables". The first movie was in 2010 and Hot Toys did a version of Barney Ross from that movie and it didn't appeal to me.