Apr 18, 2018

Frank Kozik x Kidrobot – Let Us Prey (10.18)


From the incisive mind of Frank Kozik comes Let Us Prey coming from Kidrobot in October.  The iconoclastic 12” sculptural vinyl questions the lines between our stated values and our actual everyday goals and actions.  Perhaps money is the one true religion.  This one will retail for $100 and is available now from pre-order from retailers including myplasticheart.  Here’s to wondering if there might be a second colorway in the works – Frank posted a shot of a black + gold  colorway a few months back on IG.


Posted by Jack @ 05:47 AM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

DYZ Plastic x Android - Robot Revolution


Prepare for a Robot Revolution, as DYZ Plastics are happy to finally share their newest line of Android figures. Introducing the new series of Android Mini-Figures that now feature a swappable component system! You can mix and match parts, make them short, make them tall or even give them 4 arms. The first series will feature artwork by Google, Andrew Bell, Chuck Boy, Dead Zebra Inc., Lou Lou & Tummie, Kong Andri, Patricio Oliver and Scott Tolleson. With the release slated for some time in May, we hope to see plenty of teasers by then!

30727007_10155513381596463_448847021852327936_n 30707566_10155513382031463_5057282312677359616_n 30707330_10155513381836463_8624658238652022784_n

Posted by Jack @ 05:16 AM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Ron English x Compound x Made by Monsters – Ganja Grin (4.20)


To celebrate the  laid-back holiday Ron English has melded minds with The Compound to bring you Ganja Grin dropping on 420 of course!  This one is available in three strains (4?) each featuring new weed stems and  black-light reactive paint for a mind-altering in-the-dark experience.  Front and center is Haze Bob (500 pcs) featuring a send-up of mr. squarepants.  There are also two more limited editions --  Pot of Gold and Silver Kush, each limited to 250 pcs.  All three drop at 9 AM PDT on 4.20 from Compound’s site for $650 each (includes shipping). 

While all the product press states three strains, the Compound IG has several snaps of friends and family with what appears to be a four strain – a variant of Haze Bob.  Either that or the light (or something else) is playing tricks on me.

2de17f_844e9d79d89e4eb0875fd62bdb7a1ed8_mv2_d_2077_1456_s_2 2de17f_453404f88ddc4c3f831219f3284a82fd_mv2_d_2570_1704_s_2_result 2de17f_8a0e917fa3eb41e0b6975936d0caa4b2_mv2_d_2474_1772_s_2 downloaddownloaddownload

Posted by Jack @ 05:05 AM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 17, 2018

J.T Studio – Derek 1/6 Pre-Order (4.18)

 download 2

Shortly after the pre-orders for Ray (cosplay Flash) were announced, J.T Studio followed with an announcement of his partner in cosplay crime – Derek who has chosen to make things a bit tougher for the Caped Crusader.  In case you’re wondering the back story is behind these sweet new toys: After being overshadowed by the spandex-wearing do-gooders, the two boomerang athletes decide to assume super hero identities in order to dirty the reputations of the likes of Flash and Batman.

download 6 download 8 download 5 download download 7 download 9

Like Ray, Derek comes kitted to the max with multiple hands, an alternate evil- grin expression, batarang, stylish stand and more.  As with Ray, he’s limited to 399 pieces and will be available for $230 (pre-order includes free global shipping) starting on Wednesday, April 18th at 8:59 AM PDT from the J.T studio web store.   If you’re planning on buying both, we have good news, the 2-pack will be available for $450 (pre-orders include worldwide shipping)  which is a $10 savings.  Plus, the first 100 collectors who buy the 2-pack will receive two bonus ‘POW’ shirts!


Posted by Jack @ 05:48 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Ron English x Blackbook Toy – Wonderpotheadzilla Lottery (4.18 – 4.21)


420 is coming and Blackbook Toy is reveling in the high times. In addition to 420-themed one-offs by Marvel Okinawa, BBT is also releasing a special run of  Wonderpotheadzilla figures  from Ron English via e-mail lottery.   Based off the STS Wonderzilla—also available in this lottery—the pothead version features crazy, dazed eyes. The dazed and confused ‘zilla will be available individually (18,000 yen/~ $168) or as a set for 21500 yen (~ $201) with a matching mini Mousezilla finger puppet—six sets available. The STS Wonderzilla will also be 18,000 yen/~$168. 

The lottery runs from Wednesday (4.18) at 8 AM PDT through 7:59 AM PDT on  Saturday (4.21).  To enter drop a line to info@blackbooktoy.com with the following:

  • Subject: 420 Lottery entry
  • Name
  • Address (Do not forget to include your country and zip code)
  • Telephone Number
  • Item name (You can enter only once per item)
  • Instagram (if you have)

For complete info on each release and full lottery details, head on over to Blackbook Toy’s official blog post.

IMG_1798 IMG_1786

Posted by Jack @ 04:09 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Marvel Okinawa x Blackbook Toy – 420 One-Offs Lottery (4.18 – 4.21)


To celebrate the year’s most laid-back holiday, Marvel Okinawa has created a fun lineup of ‘420’-themed customs of several Blackbook Toy sofubi figures including Guy, Evil MC and  Mousezilla from Ron English as well as Lil Alex and Dim from Frank Kozik.  Each features a mix of stoned/weedy details including heavy doses of green and purple spray, weed symbols and all-over print patterns, and in the case of Weedzilla, dazed eyes—a nice touch.   Limited to 1 hand-painted custom each, Marvel’s 420 wonders will be sold via email lottery to purchase starting on Wednesday (4.18) at 8 AM PDT through 7:59 AM PDT on  Saturday (4.21). Weed Guy will be available for 42,000 yen (~$393), Weedzilla for 52,000 yen (~$486), MC Weed for 62,000 yen (~$579), Lil Alex and Dim each for 42,000 yen (~$393). To enter drop a line to info@blackbooktoy.com with the following:

  • Subject: 420 Lottery entry
  • Name
  • Address (Do not forget to include your country and zip code)
  • Telephone Number
  • Item name (You can enter only once per item)
  • Instagram (if you have)

For complete info on each release and full lottery details, head on over to Blackbook Toy’s official blog post.

IMG_1952 IMG_1972 IMG_1006 IMG_1008

Posted by Jack @ 04:08 PM in Customs , Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 15, 2018

J.T Studio – Ray 1/6 Pre-Order (4.18)


J.T Studio previewed two new superhero-cosplay figures, Ray and Derek, at Shanghai Toy Show. After being overshadowed by the spandex-wearing do-gooders, the two boomerang athletes decide to assume super hero identities in order to dirty the reputations of the likes of Flash and Batman.  Both of these look amazing in person with J.T’s urban aesthetic and crazy attention to detail. 

30698410_769765426553551_1729451046336536604_n (1)30653130_769765499886877_3246634154095530907_n 30657309_769765486553545_3765208864211471194_n 30168030_769765546553539_4446511523610365127_o 30697987_769765489886878_1143253978829408443_n30653108_769778443218916_1490448166116469841_n

Ray (edition of 399) is first up and will be available for pre-order for $230 (includes global shipping), starting on Tuesday (4.18) at 8:59 AM PDT from his web shop.  The flashy speedster features LED light-up eyes (2 AG1 batteries not included), shiny hero outfit including dope backpack and as you might expect plenty of accessories including multiple hands for the ultimate posability.    These should ship in Q3. Next up? Derek, the not quite Caped Crusader.

Derek_JT_Studios-1 Derek_JT_Studios-2

Posted by Jack @ 11:36 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 13, 2018

Rice Studio x Unbox – Monsterbox: Kosushi and Flappenmad (4.14)


First released in Shanghai last weekend, the new Monsterbox figures from Rice Studios x Unbox will be available for all at 6 AM PDT on Saturday (4.14) for $55 each (+ s/h) from the Unbox web shop.  Designed by Scottdiggs and Money, Kosushi and Flappenmad are interdimensional terrors who emerge from their secret portals—a.k.a. sneaker boxes. Featuring an appealing 80’s childhood toy vibe, these 5.5” soft vinyl figures feature articulated arms—apparently swappable too—as well as removable box tops for stackable fun.  Let’s hope there are more Monsterbox beasts waiting in the wings.  

a006 copyaaa001 copyaa _Z7A3711 copyaa008 copya

Posted by Jack @ 11:09 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Unbox Exclusive Nunuko Cat by Ryo Taniguchi (4.14)

IMG_2081aaUnbox worked with Japanese illustrator Ryo Taniguchi to bring his signature character, Nunuko, to life as a vinyl toy.  They will release an exclusive edition of the ~6” figure on Saturday (4.14) at 6 AM PDT for $60 (+ s/h).  Taniguchi has been in the news lately as the creator of the official mascots for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, as chosen by Japanese school children. 

Posted by Jack @ 10:32 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Mike Suftin Devilman Red GID (4.14)


In case you missed it at last weekend’s WonderFest Shanghai, Unbox will release the new Mike Suftin Devilman Red GID (12.5”)  on Saturday (4.14) at 6 AM PDT  from their web store for $155 (+ s/h).  Sutfin x Go Nagai. Red Glow. ‘Nuff Said.

Posted by Jack @ 09:16 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Filter017 x Unbox – Mix Badger Color Edition


Filter017 have just released a full-color, painted-edition of their stylin’ Mix Badger vinyl from Unbox.  Previously released in three different unpainted colorways, Filter017’s mascot really comes to life with this deluxe color treatment.  The paint enhances the detail in the badger’s face and his clothes – the jacket in particular looks super sharp.  As the press release mentions, Mix Badger is a nod to a  throwback 60’s style appearance realized only through today’s production tech.  While there isn’t a best paint DTA yet, the new OG Mix Badger would be a serious contender.

The Mix Badger Color edition (8”)  is available now from Filter017’s web store for NT2980 (~$102) + s/h.  What are you waiting for… Go… now.

01 0402 14  08  11

Posted by Jack @ 08:59 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

2PetalRose - Lady Bo & Emperor Kazo (04.16)

  2PetalRoseApril18-1 2PetalRoseApril18-2

2PetalRose will soon be unleashing his two newest characters, Lady Bo and Emperor Kazo! This first batch of 15 pieces were presented at ToyConUK recently, and now 2PR will be releasing the remaining 7 online on Monday, April 16th at 9PM UK Time. Lady Bo is an ally to Kid Katana and is a member of the Renegade Knights. She measures between 3.5" to 4" tall and is hand-sculpted, painted and cast by 2PR. She comes accessorized with base, backing screen, bo taff and felt fan. Emperor Kazo on the other hand is one of Kid Katana's enemies and stands 4" tall. He comes with a base, backing flag, staff and a small potion jar. Both pieces will retail roughly $130 + S&H with estimated delivery date of the end of June / Early July.


Posted by Jack @ 08:17 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 12, 2018

Juce Gace x Mighty Jaxx – Maneki-Dino (4.14)


Lucky Cat? Yep.  Yoshi? Check.  Mighty Jaxx has packed the twice the fun into the new Maneki-Dino art toy from Juce Gace. Maybe that should be triple the fun as the dino comes with a mini shroom pal.  Limited to 300 pieces, the 8” charmer will be available for pre-order on Saturday (4.14) for $119 (includes global shipping) from Mighty Jaxx’s web shop.

download download download
download download download

Posted by Jack @ 09:49 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Amanda Visell – Leia Ringers


Amanda Visell has just released two new Ringers featuring Princess Leia. Turns out she just might be our only hope.  Choose from ‘Someone has to save our skins’ and the oh-so-timely ‘You’re going to regret this’—each an edition of ten available for $145 (+s/h) from Switcheroo


Posted by Jack @ 06:55 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Martin Ontiveros x Toy Art Gallery – Baphomaniac Burnt Offering (4.13)


Baphomaniac from Martin Ontiveros and Toy Art Gallery returns with a stylish new edition.  Burnt Offering features a really nice paint application blending various sprays to create the convincing effect which showcases  the strong sculpt from Turtlemilk Studios.  This one drops on Friday (4.13) at 12 PM PDT for $95 (+ s/h) from the TAG Web Shop.


Posted by Jack @ 06:21 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

KAWS x All Rights Reserved - Seeing/Watching (04.25)

Are you in need more of KAWS items you can comfortably hug! Well look no more! In conjunction with a new KAWS sculpture being erected at IFS in Changsha, All Rights Reserved will be releasing a new apparel, glassware, totes and of course plush as a part of the "Seeing/Watching" line. Prices are to be determined, but there will be two sizes available for the "Seeing/Watching" plush, which features the BFF and KAWS Companion basically joined by the hip! One measuring 16" tall which will be numbered and are limited in quantity and the smaller version at 5.5" tall. For International orders, these items will be available through DDT Store HERE. This will all be going down on Wednesday, April 25th at 10PM PST.

Posted by Jack @ 04:52 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 11, 2018

Doktor A x 3DRetro – Anesthesia Bust in Red (4.13)


The Anesthesia Bust in Red (50 pcs, 12”)  from Doktor A and 3DRetro will be released on Friday (4.13) at 11 AM PDT from 3DRetro.com for $100 (+ s/h).  This is the third release of  Doktor A’s Anesthesia which he originally sculpted in 2014 as a high-end art piece. Anesthesia’s Mechtorian heritage, lies just  beneath her veil and the piece’s classical styling which was inspired by the work of 19th century marble sculptor Raffaele Monti.

Anesthesia-Red-Front-Left-WEBAnesthesia-Red-Back-WEB Anesthesia-Red-Front-Right-WEB

Posted by Jack @ 04:22 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Coop x 3DRetro – Mickey Finn ‘Old Timey’ (4.13)


Coop’s Mickey Finn returns in a new Old Timey edition from 3Dretro.  Limited to 200 pieces, Old Timey features the Mouse meets Pill figure in a black + racing green design with gray and white accents.  Old Timey drops this Friday (4.13) at 11 AM PDT from 3DRetro.com for $45 (+ s/h).

30b MFinn_box-1 30c

Posted by Jack @ 04:08 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 10, 2018

Naomi Knaff x Planet-X – La Morrttt (4.15)


Naomi Knaff will release her very first sofubi, La Morttt, on Sunday (4.15) at 2 PM PDT from her web shop for $80 (+ s/h). The debut edition of her fish meets centaur beast is cast in teal vinyl, stands 7.5” tall,  features articulation at the neck and is produced by the talented folks at Planet-X.

LaMorttt-1 LaMorttt-2

Posted by Jack @ 10:19 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Tomenosuke x Kikkake Toy – Exclusive A.I. Tomeko (4.12)

Tomenosuke and Kikkake Toy have a created a new companion just for you. The  Exclusive A.I. Tomeko is a special version of  Kikkake’s blow-up doll-style sofubi figure. The clever name is  both a reference to the ubiquitous acronym for artificial intelligence and a sly take on the original, resolving instead to Adult Intelligence, a subtle reference to the figure’s inspiration. A.I. Tomeko is cast in translucent pink sofubi with multiple spray deco.  The ‘Gero’ on her belly references Tomenosokue’s location in Gero Onsen, a hot springs resort.  The translucent vinyl really adds to the impressive illusion  of an inflatable toy rather than one cast in sofubi.  Limited to just 22 pieces, A.I. Tomeko (~ 8.7”) with matching ‘pillow’ header will be released on Thursday April 12th at 7 PM PDT from Tomenosuke’s web shop for 21,600 yen (~ $202) plus shipping/handling.

tomeko-5 tomeko-6tomeko-2tomeko-8

Posted by Jack @ 09:32 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Apr 01, 2018

Joe Lo x ZombiesX – Zombie Neko at Shanghai Toy Show


Joe Lo and ZombiesX will release the new 進化の猫 soft vinyl figure at Shanghai Toy Show.  We’re not really sure on the translation here, perhaps Evolved Cat, though visually it resembles a zombie cat which fits nicely with the ZombiesX association—which may in fact be the name of a series/line. While Lucky Cats (and their evil counterparts) aren’t new, the hissing expression is cool as are the individual whiskers, something we don’t see often.   This one will be available at booth [E19],

download download

Posted by Jack @ 06:51 PM in Incoming , Shanghai Toy Show 2018 | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Mar 29, 2018

Brandt Peters x GUMS Production – Brutus for Shanghai Toy Show (4.5 – 4.7)


Brutus by Brandt Peters and GUMS Productions will debut with the  my near neighbourhood edition vinyl (~ 11.8”) for  Shanghai Toy Show (4.5 – 4.7).  First seen in public at DesignerCon 2017, the adorable pup starts things off in a nearly all-black design—the gray nose is a nice contrasting touch.  Brutus will be available at Toyqube’s STS booth [C5/C6] for 980 RMB (~ $155).  While this is an STS edition, there’s a possibility of an online release for any remaining pieces.

Posted by Jack @ 11:48 PM in Incoming , Shanghai Toy Show 2018 | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Jim Dreams x Unbox – Chunk ‘Mr C’ (3.31)


Unbox Industries will release Mr. C, a unforgettable version of the Chunk figure from Jim Dreams on Saturday (3.31) at 6 AM PDT (darn daylight savings, an hour earlier now) from their web shop for $85 (+ s/h).  Bearing a striking resemblance to a member of the fabled A-Team,rocking a seriously blingtastic gold chain, Mr. C is enjoying some downtime, dumbbell in hand—clearly used not nearly enough.

IMG_2455a IMG_2456a  IMG_2458a IMG_2457a

Posted by Jack @ 03:43 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Super7 - Tiger Kong Release (04.04)


Super7 is out to release yet another Wing Kong and perhaps one of the coolest colorways out there! Check out their Tiger Kong, which features hand painted tiger stripes and comes packaged in a super cool windowed box. Super7 mentions that this release will be super limited! We expect this release to take place on Wednesday, April 4th at 12PM PST.


unnamed (1)

Posted by Jack @ 01:46 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |

Frank Kozik x Blackbook Toy - MC Lil' Alex and Dim!


Blackbook Toy is excited for another special release, which so happens to be our favorite pyscho clown bear and rabbit duo! Designed by Frank Kozik, Blackbook Toy is out to release the new MC Lil' Alex and Dim editions.

18012-1 IMG_1351 IMG_1689IMG_1691 

Each figure comes with weapon accessories and a mask that will forever haunt your dreams. You can find them available now HERE for roughly $140 each! Grab a set, as they are meant to be together! You wouldn't want to upset them.

18013-1 18013-5 IMG_1695 IMG_1697

Posted by Jack @ 01:04 PM in Incoming | Permalink  | Comments (0) |