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Likely inspired by the 2009 Subcarism show, the newly-surfaced Subcarism Tokyo brand is gearing up to release new editions of popular sofubi figures—both current toys and several that we haven’t seen in a bit. As part of the upcoming wave, Subcarism will release an Artisan Series of several sofubi toys... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a new Tim Biskup x T9G Rangeas and perhaps even longer since we’ve heard from intheyellow in a toy context. Good news, there’s a new TxT Rangeas in a translucent rainbow edition from Subcarism Tokyo. While we’re not 100% sure, based on the toys... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
If you won’t be making it to Thailand Toy Expo (def understandable, but def fun as well), Kurobokan has you covered with a pre-order for the Daydream Smirk (100 pcs)by Paulus Hyu right now over at their webshop for $20. These will ship at the end of May. Look at... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Paul Kaiju has caught himself a bounty of Biterfish and is planning to release them to some very lucky collectors via raffle this Sunday, May 1st! The Wasabiguana Biterfish is cast in a green vinyl with black rub. The raffle will open be up for one hour beginning at 6PM... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Dennis Cornetta has been hard at work on a sharp new turtle figure which is scheduled to debut at the Stranger Factory Five Year Anniversary Exhibition on Friday, May 6th 2016. Cornetta sculpted Lewis digitally in Zbrush, 3D output him and is now casting up a little resin army of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Paradise Toys will release both editions—GID and translucent—of their exclusive Paradise Sunrise Innocent & Core sofubi from Mai Nagamoto via their web shop on Friday (4.29) @ 10:30 PM PDT for NT$2000 each (~ US$62). Please note that the sale link won’t be alive until the release time. Also, it’s... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Friday’s going to be a great day for Ukydaydreamer fans. Toy Art Gallery has not one, but two exclusive editions of the Japanese artists’ 2-faced Ultiotl figure–black and orange. Booth look great and feature impressive paint design. They drop on Friday (4.29) @ 12 PM PDT from the TAG web... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Update: Corrected release time Remember when Nickelodeon made getting covered in goo cool? The new Kid Toxic “Gak” edition is a throwback to those simpler days. Limited to 4 pieces, this micro run of Blurbleone’s vinyl figure was hand-painted by Tru Slithers. Gak drops on Friday (4.29) at 4 PM... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Marsham Toy Hour is back for another week with Episode 7! In this episode, we learn a little about the background of our hosts, Gary Ham, Tyler Ham and Martian Toys. They also talk about things that’s got them jazzed going on in the toy scene, such as Huck Gee’s... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
If you missed DMS’s sold-out ToyCon UK Octeapus—one of his Mchanimals—he’s got another tentacled beast lined up, the Deep Blue Octeapus. This one features an octopus-like vehicle piloted by a Lunartik mini-fig. Each of the hand-sculpted tentacles is movable thanks to the joy of magnetism for plenty of posing possibilities.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
I guess we shouldn’t be surprised anymore when the dynamic duo—Michelle Valigura and Amanda Visell—release yet another brand-new odd-couple resin set. Next? Pig + Butterfly! This pairing brings together pig (4.5 x 3.5 x 3”) with a smaller, graceful butterfly, in let’s call it a ‘natural’ edition with a true-to-life... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Fuji (Takuma Fujioka) will release his transformable Robuson sofubi in a new yellow edition for Design Festa 43 (5.14-5.15) in booths B40-41—online release post show. Seemingly inspired by Kaneda’s speeder bike in Akira, Robuson’s clever design allows the figure to take many visually distinct forms with what appears to be... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Getting their Sci-Fi on, Inami Toys has taken their Rock-Paper-Scissors Top resin to a new level with the Mecha Top (8 pcs, $70) dropping on Thursday (4.28) @ 8 PM EDT from their webshop. Taking on the personality of a futuristic mining marvel, Mecha Top features a weathered design with... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Welcome to the April 2016 edition of Reactor-88's Custom Corner. This month we’re featuring Jump Jumper Ant. What’s your name? My stage name is Jump Jumper Ant and my real name is Gahel Zermeño. Where are you located? In México City. Day job or full-time artist? I work mainly in... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Eric Smith of Full Blow Ink is at it again! With the success of his Vulkira Project, he wants to create an evil foe to combat. That is where Cronus Magnus comes into play. Just like Vulkira, Cronus Magnus stands 10.5” tall and is made of soft Japanese vinyl. In... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
We last spoke about Watermoon Studios when they released their Barrel Manny figure with 5&A Dime. Now three years later, they’ve got 3 new Barrel Man designs that will soon be ready for release. The first to be released is the Barrel of Mactan, which is a collaborative release with... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Time Bandits has teamed up with Todd Action for the release of their collaborative figure, “The Trump Show”. As you can see, this 3.75” limited edition resin figure is based one of the most controversial and most talked about people in the United States. Release is slate for some time... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Rotofugi will host the Baby Fatts Customized Toy Exhibit opening on Friday, May 13th 2016, featuring artist interpretations of Big C’s adorable dragon resin. The show roster includes 2PetalRose, NC Winters, Frank Montano, kOmega, Eos, JFury1, JC Rivera, Brandon Dicks, Tim Wollweber, Mike Bell and the man himself, Big C.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Whereschappel is taking pre-orders for his new Boba Fett art resin through Sunday (5.1, presumably UK time). Fett stands 18cm tall (~7”) and is available in four editions – Proto (white), Empire (green gauntlet), Holiday (baby blue), and Jedi (burgundy gauntlet). Each can be had for £19.99 from his web... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Gary Ham will release his Android Series 5 AP sets on Friday (4.29) @ Noon PDT for $89/set from his webshop. Limited to 30, the AP sets include both of Gary’s S5 figures plus a Letterpress print (6x6”) featuring Hermees taking a spill on his Android deck. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Rrrrrrr! The fierce Jawbreaker Modzilla from Ron English drops this Wednesday (4.27) at 12 PM PDT from Toy Art Gallery’s web shop for $165 (+s/h). Cast in turquoise blue vinyl, Jawbreaker stands 13” tall, is made up of 20+ pieces, and includes removable Rabbbit and Bunnny figures. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Chinese brand Red Hot Style will release their Canadian Hairless Chocolate Edition soft vinyl figure (26 pcs) on April 28th. If you love cats, this one will be hard to resist. Made in China using the slush cast method—similar to the technique used in Japan—this appears to be the debut... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
To celebrate May 4th—aka Star Wars day—Scott Tolleson and Pobber have created a Phasma-tastic new edition of Paco Taco. Captain Taco riffs off of the enigmatic Stormtrooper captain’s glossy silver armor and the red accent of her cape. Talk about timing, this one drops at Thailand Toy Expo (5.5-5.8) at... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Whoa. The new Dresden Lady figures from Ashley Wood and 3A demanded to be posted, and who am I going to argue with a well-armed, machine-gun-face beauty much less a trio? Drawn from the world of Popbot, the daring concept could easily double as modern art sculpture sparking curious conversation.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
First revealed back in September, the new Samurai To-Fu 1:6 figure from Devilrobots and Threezero will be available for pre-order on Thursday (4.28)and is even more impressive than what was shown on the initial flier image. The 15” figure comes with a full array of detailed clothing—Kimono, Scarf, boss Bamboo... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Vinyl Pulse