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Lam Toys returns to Beijing Toy Show with a striking new booth [A07] anchored by a sweet installation featuring Wazzup Family's signature Chameleon Baby taking a hover cruise. Several new Chameleon Babys are available at the show including a fun space exploration design. Chaosfactory 11 is also debuting their big... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Vinyl Pulse
J.T Studio will have three new releases for Beijing Toy Show: Wang — Work Day, Monkey King W Flocked, and Yoru & Yoku Ice and Fire Editions. Starting with the 1/6 scale drop, the new Wang - Work Day edition from the Street Masks line transforms Wang from fierce Kendama... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Coolrain will unveil the first exhibition of his OG 1/6 series at Beijing Toy Show (8.16 - 8.18). The series showcases his meticulously handmade replicas of iconic sneakers. The prototypes of the Nike x Off White Air Jordan 1 (above) showcase the high fidelity we've come to expect from him.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
IamRetro has a special release floating your way. Their new Exclusive Teal Balloon 8" Dunny aims skyward, anchored to mother earth by a sturdy weight. Designed by Andrew Martin (Wendigo Toys) and produced by Kidrobot, the new exclusive features a 4.5" Dunny in a soothing blue-green hue—handpicked by IamRetro—with a... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Vinyl Pulse
Coarse continues to do the unexpected, pushing the technical limits and conceptual boundaries of Art Toys. Each solo show or exhibition brings the debut of new resin Originals [editions of 3 or 5], some seemingly bound for translation to vinyl, others seemingly, firmly, not. Stylistically and subject wise, some pieces... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Enamel Market is celebrating its one-year anniversary in style with its largest show yet on Saturday (8.10, 10 AM - 5 PM) at the Pasadena Convention Center (Hall C). With 60+ vendors, Enamel Market is the perfect place to find that perfect pin (or two, or three…). How Much ?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Oh to be in Taiwan. Taiwanese burger spot WanChaFu... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Korean artist tObey will debut his new You Will Not Certainly Die resin toy at Beijing Toy Show in a nearly monochromatic edition. Inspired by the biblical passage that describes the temptation of the forbidden fruit, the piece features a rather large snake encircling a woman about to take another... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
For Beijing Toy Show, Toy Zero+ will release Robber Baby by AAAZ. As his 'wanted' poster states, this new edition of PP Baby may be cute, but he's also 'extremely dangerous'. Robber Baby features a monochromatic design—all the better to blend into the shadows—and comes with an axe accessory. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
The amorous HUMPek returns in a high-class Rose Gold edition from Whatshisname and Mighty Jaxx. This third edition follows the OG (red) and the Ebony and Ivory editions. Rose Gold drops this Saturday (8.10) at 6 AM PDT —no pricing as of yet. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
So far, Sank Toys has made two Beijing Toy Show (8.16 - 8.18) announcements featuring four new production editions as well as several custom collaborations. On the production side there are three new Little Sank versions. Starting on the soft vinyl side, Sank Toys will release both the Little Sank... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Tomenosuke is taking pre-orders for the JunkonoTomo Melon Edition sofubi minis (2.75 - 3.15") from Junko Mizuno. Sold as a set of five, the Melon Edition features several of her signatures characters including Egg Lady, Meatie, Octobat, Poopy and Tooth Guy. Each is cast in light orange (melon) vinyl with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Yama has teamed up with Coolrain's CoolrainLabo on a fun WWII-inspired project blending CoolrainLabo's Fly Cat concept with his Supreme meets Spirituality Buddeng resin figure. As you can see, it looks like there will be two versions, one featuring the Fly Cat character while the other is essentially a WWII... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
JC Rivera's Bearchamp vinyl from UVD Toys has been lights out with each edition quickly selling out. We're expecting a quick knockout for the upcoming Tenacious Toys Exclusive Bearchamp Italian Stallion edition (Edition of 200, 4", $75), which pays homage to the classic boxing film. This one drops on Friday... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
First shown as protos at Thailand Toy Expo (which we somehow missed…), the new Fluffy House x Amanda Visell Series figures are set to debut at Beijing Toy Show (8.16 - 8.18). The new figures feature Amanda's take on Fluffy House's popular characters with a seated Mr. White Cloud (5")... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Pssst… Strangecat Toys will have a special advanced release of the AIR63 from QUICCS x Martian Toys for Tampa Bay Comic Con on Saturday (8.3). They will release 50 pieces [edition of 150] of this Air Jordan inspired edition of the TEQ63 figure (6", $80) at their booth [#311]. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Following the recent sneak SDCC release, Kidrobot will release its Balloon Dunny by Wendigo Toys in two colorways—Red and a KR Exclusive Gold—on Friday August 2nd. The clever design convincingly gives the impression of a metallic helium balloon Dunny lurching skyward, anchored to the ground by a weight. Listed at... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
BlackBook Toy is set to offer an online release of the the new black + gold colorway of the Asura Rat Fink in collaboration with Magical Mosh Misfits. This radical, multi-armed sofubi of Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth's signature character is officially licensed from Mooneyes. The new edition sports BBT's signature... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
The TEQ63 from QUICCS and Martian Toys continues to impress, sustaining a high-level of demand over an extended period, which is no easy task. Tenacious Toys' upcoming Exclusive TEQ63 Vintage Edition carries on the toy's reputation with one of our favorite designs to-date. The tan figure with an offset, multi-color... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
The wondrous, worldwide art toy convention schedule never seems to slow down or disappoint. Up next is Beijing Toy Show which will be held on August 16 through the 18th (Friday - Sunday) this year. One of the premier art toy shows, BTS is organized by China's Pop Mart which... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Pop Life Global returned to Hong Kong this weekend for the ACG convention (Anime, Comics and Games) with a large booth (D47 - 54) offering a selection of new art toys from Ron English as well as several brand-new releases in the popular Soda line from Kenneth Tang (Black Seed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
IamRetro made quite a splash at SDCC with the sneak peek debut of their Custom Crystal QUICCS editions at the Nsurgo booth. A small number of the three figures were available in San Diego via lottery. As promised, they opened up a few pre-order slots today (Friday) for each of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
Did you know that most of Ron English's toys have their own songs detailing their backstories and lives in Delusionville? In fact, Ron wrote the songs and created a concept band, The Rabbbits, to record and perform them. The band will be live in concert at the Towne Crier in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
For San Diego Comic Con MINDstyle showcased Pop Life Global's DC Comics x Imperial Court collaboration at their new booth location, directly adjacent to the Funko booth. To celebrate the worldwide debut of the line's Batman and Superman figures (15", $350), MINDstyle brought DC's characters to life with an impressive... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse
UVD Toys has just started taking pre-orders for Mike Fudge's upcoming Kub vinyl toy. The OG version of the figure features a decidedly urban bear rockin' a hoodie with a cute lil' bear graphic on the front, warm cap with ear flaps, and a backpack. The black, gray and blue... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at Vinyl Pulse