Jan 29, 2015

Jon Paul Kaiser + Google + Scott Tolleson for Android Series 05

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And the Series 05 Android design images keep on rolling out! Now we get a much closer look at Jon Paul Kaiser’s Sturnbrau piece. He’s brought back one of his most memorable characters to join the Droid crew and its more than ARRRRRight, it’s ARRRRMazing! Ratio 1/16

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Next up is Google’s very own design, the Chrome! Get it, Chrome.. Google.. Google Chrome… It makes sense right!? This will also compliment the Gold edition from Series 04 very well and is a must if you’re just hunting down the Google Designs. Ratio 1/16

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Many moons ago Scott Tolleson did a custom run of blind boxed Android figures for SDCC, which sold out in a flash. If you weren’t able to snag up one of those, now is your chance with a variant of one of the customs. Presenting the Skeledroid for series 05! Ratio 1/16

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Bwana Spoons – Invisible Army: Sons of Brodarr (1.30)

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Have you been waiting to purchase one of those oh-so-sexy clear Sons of Brodarr figures—you know, the ones Bwana has been teasing on his instagram ?  Your time is here.  On Friday morning, he’ll be releasing clear editions—The Invisible Army—of each of the Brodarr boys: Quiller by Paul Kaiju, Kamisama by T9G, Lonny, Jeff and Private Hooligan.  If you want in (you know you do), head on over to gravytoys.com at 10 AM PST on 1.30.15 to pick ‘em up, with a slight discount—score!.

In other Brodarr-ian news, It’s week 2 of Drizzstarter, Bwana’s self-run crowd-funding style campaign to help  produce his new Drizzleshits sofubi figure—the latest character in the suddenly crowded Brodarr universe.  Currently, Drizzleshits is available for pre-order in both Naked Glow and Trans Rootbeer editions.  Once 50 Drizzleshits have been pre-ordered, Bwana will “unlock” a new mystery Skinner figure for purchase. At 100 orders, the new mystery Comet Debris figure will become available. So if you dig Drizzleshits—he’s pretty cool—you can help get him made over at, yep, gravytoys.com.

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Scott Wilkowski x Ferg - Infected Young Gohst for Collect and Destroy (2.2)

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Scott Wilkowski and Ferg have joined forces to bring you another sweet Infected Young Gohst resin.  The translucent radioactive green figure—branded to  promote the “Collect and Destroy” collectors forum—features Wilkowski’s wicked skeletal sculpture in a natural bone color and follows the two previous DesignerCon releases.   This lil’ guy will be available for a 24-hour timed, public release beginning on Monday February 2nd at Noon CST from the Collect and Destroy shop for $75.  The price includes US shipping; a $20 shipping fee will be added to international orders.

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Jan 27, 2015

Anomaly Shanghai x Mighty Jaxx – Hot God

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If you belong in that weird niche of collectors who needs/wants all hotdog related designer vinyl art toys out there, boy have we found the toy for you! Teaming up with Anomaly Shanghai, Mighty Jaxx is proud to present Hot God. This piece was designed by Morris Lee and was created exclusively for Anomaly. Right now this figure is available through Mighty Jaxx’s brand new website in three different colors, Silver, Gold and Red. You can find them all available HERE for $80 a piece.

Hot God is a hot dog like no other. Rallying against the corporate behemoths, Hot God represents the spirit of independence, objectivity, and above all always doing the right thing. Hot God never settles for ordinary, and always strives to be extraordinary. In a world were sameness has become the norm, Hot God is truly an Anomaly. 

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Super7 Release: Peanut Butter Mummy Boy & Rose Vampire Micros (01.29)

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These look almost good enough to eat! Presenting the Peanut Butter Mummy Boy & Rose Vampire micro figures from Super7. These lovely micro sized figures will be available this Thursday, January 29th  at 12PM PST in-store and online at $10 a piece. Now we wait to see if there will be a Jelly edition to accompany this colorway.

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Jan 26, 2015

Blitzway x Coartism –- Playboy Art Toy Series

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South Korea continues its rapid rise as a growing market and exciting producer of art toys.  The latest sign of this exciting trend is the new Playboy Collector’s Edition Art Toys from South Korean brands Blitzway and Coartism. The upcoming line features interpretations of the magazine’s—an international cultural force—iconic Bunny  from Hands in Factory, twelveDot, Sticky Monster Lab, Eric So,  Les Schettkoe and David Flores.  Just the news of Playboy Art Toys is exciting, but what’s really impressive here is the strength of the different artistic takes

Some focus on the Bunny as a character onto itself including Les Schettkoe’s hip skater Bunny and Hands In Factory’s wild Bunny pimp. Others offer interpretations of the classic Playboy Bunny—Dave Flores’s refined bust with subtle texture, twelveDot’s sculpture-like vision and Sticky Monster Lab’s curvaceously adorable urban Bunny. And last but certainly not least, a few artists focus on the man behind it all—Mighty Jaxx’s urban Hef with velvet jacket and Eric So’s threesome featuring a dapper Hef bunny (with Eric So style glasses) and two Bunnies.

No word yet on when these will drop, but we’ll keep our eyes peeled

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Andrew Bell & Lunabee for Android Series 05

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More has been revealed from the upcoming Android Series 05!  First up is the “Hello World” Android by Andrew Bell. We are in love with this design and are happy to see a bit of organic mixed with robotic. This one is surely going to be one of the popular figures of the bunch.

Hello World is wired for love… but programmed for disappointment. Compiled in a 1/16 ratio.

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UK based artist Lunabee did some wonderful work to the Android platform with her “Ice in my Belly” Dragon design. 1/16 ratio with a chance to score a fiery chase! This here is another winner of the group and anyone with this colorway is going to want the chase to go with it!

Be sure to look back at Reactor-88’s Totem Android HERE, Gary Ham’s SK8 Cop Android HERE, and Jon Paul Kaiser’s Sturnbrau Android HERE.

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Skinner x UNBOX Industries – SEXTOPIGON Medicom Open Order Release!

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Who has 9 legs, 6 arms, a killer crown, and nothing but souls on his mind? The Sextopigon by Skinner and Unbox Industries. Guess who gets the privilege of releasing the first colorway of this uber detailed figure? Medicom and it is an open order, which can be found HERE for around $110 a piece! This piece was sculpted by David Arshawsky and stands 8” tall. This amazing Medicom colorway featuring gold, brown and yellow sprays.

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Andrew Bell – “The Classical” Edition Last Knight

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You can’t have a complete chess set without the white pieces. Introducing “The Classical” Edition Last Knight figure by Andrew Bell, which features a white vinyl with gold and silver details and will compliment the original release very well! This edition is limited to 200 pieces and features articulation in the jaws and ears and comes packaged in a black and silver foil box. These will be available at your favorite toy retailers very soon for $75 each.

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Jan 25, 2015

Rotofugi x Coarse Exclusive Outburst Loops (1.28)

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Rotofugi is revving up the Rotofugi Limited servers for the third and we believe final set of exclusives from Coarse’s impressive Prisoners Beside Me show which opened at the gallery in December.  This time around they will be releasing  the Rotofugi Exclusive Outburst Loops, the first production vinyl figures of the dancing Omen which made its first appearance with the Outburst resin sets.  Both the Black and Blue Outburst Loops (7.5”), each an edition of 300, will drop on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 @ 7:59 AM from Rotofugi Limited for $99 each (+ s/h). These will be limited to one of each edition per customer/household.

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Disarticulators – Marble Madness Lucky Bags + More (7.28)

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The Disarticulators have a big release day set for this coming Wednesday, highlighted by the ‘Marble Madness’ Lucky Bags.  Each bag of  one-off marbled Keshi figures is guaranteed to include  one large figure—a Rotten Tomato, one medium figure—a Leucotomy Ball, and two regular sized figures drawn from the Atomic Uchuujin, Loberstman and Critter ranks.  Priced at $100 (a 25% savings), each bag features a vibrant riot of colorful, monstrous keshi madness—all  of it sculpted by Zectron and cast by Tru:Tek

In addition to the Lucky Bags, the Disarticulators will release a new one-off marbled run of SKC’s Screwballs (3” x 2”) featuring 2, 3, and 4 color marbled mixes.  Inspired by the Strange Kid Club’s Circle Jerk sticker series, these started as a fan project sculpted by Jose David Cifuentes Ulloa.  The current incarnation was 3D printed, prototyped, and cast  by Tru:Tek.    Limited to just 10 pieces, these will be available for $35 (+ s/h). 

All of this keshi insanity drops on Wednesday (1.28) @ 1 PM PST from the Man-E-Toys store.  Be on the lookout for a few surprise drops as well.

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Jan 24, 2015

Rocco the Great – Death Troopa Blind Pack Series 1

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Rocco the Great is out with a great brand new mini series, the Death Troopa. These meddlesome Storm Trooper-esque 2” figures comes blind packed out of a total of 16 pieces. Along with your Rocco the Great hand drawn doodle and sticker, you have a chance of receiving a Brown “Shit Troopa”  (1), Yellow (1), “Ghost of Death Troopa” Chase (2), Pink (2), Red (2), White (2), Grey (1), Green (2), and Black (3). That equals 16 right? If you order more than one, Rocco will make sure you will not receive multiples! These will be available HERE tomorrow, Sunday, January 25th at 8PM EST for $17 each.

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Jan 23, 2015

Pushead – “Verdigris” Edition snotBlower (01.23)

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Pushead’s snotBlower figure is back with its second release of his newest figure with Medicom, which was sculpted by Cosmo Liquid, the snotBlower. The new “Verdigris” edition stands 10 1/4” tall and is made of soft vinyl and ABS plastic. Each piece was individually painted with a metallic copper with a tarnished teal blue brush over. snotBlower features articulation in the wrists, elbows, and shoulder. These will be available on Hyperstoic on Friday, January 23rd stateside and Sync Online and Astro-Zombies (in store) on Saturday, January 24th. Suggested retail price will be around $135 +S&H. We’re unsure of release times, so you may want to check out the webstores through out the day or keep an eye out on the Hyperstoic Instagram.

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Jan 22, 2015

Shawnimals – Valentine’s Day Dumpling Plush

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Personally, the stomach is the way to my heart, so why wouldn’t I want to receive some scrumptious looking dumplings for Valentine’s Day? These Valentine’s Day dumplings from Shawnimals are hand filled with love and will make the perfect gift for that special someone. In this dumpling set you will receive; three mini dumplings in different shades of red and pink, one of them with a heart, and an outer label for a custom note, which all comes bundled up in a take-out box. This handmade series is very limited and available now HERE for $18.

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Yury Ustsinau x Kidrobot – Blueberry for Kidrobot Black

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We’ve been anxiously awaiting news on the Blueberry figure by Yury Ustsinau and Kidrobot and just when we thought this project was dead in the water, Kidrobot posts a little teaser on their Instagram HERE featuring this amazing piece. The only real information shared is that February is going to be a good month! See our previous post HERE and stay tuned for release information.

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Reactor-88 for Android Series 05 – Totem

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Our very own Reactor-88 has joined the artist roster for the upcoming Android Series 05 with his very own Totem Android! It turns out that the totem style fits perfectly on the android figure and we are crossing our fingers in hopes to see more! Don’t forget to look back at our previous post HERE of Gary Ham’s SK8 Cop and  smaller sneak of Jon Paul Kaiser’s piece HERE. Hurry Series 05! You’re not here soon enough!

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Momiji – Valentina for Valentine’s! (01.23)

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Valentine’s Day is coming up very soon and what better way to celebrate by gifting them with a Momiji doll! Releasing this Friday, January 23rd is the brand new Valentina Momiji resin doll. She comes packaged in the signature Momiji gift box and is limited to 850 pieces. Each figure figure is hand-numbered on the base and will retail $27.50 in their webstore. Share your love this Valentine’s with this super cute toy!

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Antz x My Tummy Toys – Sun Wo Kong Resin figure

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Singaporean artist Antz has teamed up with My Tummy Toys to produce his very own art toy, Sun Wo Kong. This resin figure is based on a fairy tale character from a number of different cultures and has many different names. Sun Wo Kong stands 8” tall and are individually handpainted! There will only be 30 pieces of these available for $350 each, which also come signed and numbered with a certificate of authenticity. You can pre-order them now by contacting Juve at juve[at]mytummytoys[dot]com.

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Jan 21, 2015

Fakir Design – Okami Red Release (02.02)

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It’s no surprise that Fakir’s Okami release sold out, basically because it’s awesome. Now he is out to release a new Red edition on Monday, February 2nd at 1PM GMT. There will be 10 pieces available for $175 + S&H. They each come signed and numbered with a print and sticker. The release will take place in his webstore HERE

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Mondo – The Iron Giant Pre-Order (01.22)

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Alright folks! The moment has finally come! Mondo has finally announced the pre-order for the long awaited Iron Giant figure, which we last saw at SDCC. The pre-order will take place on Thursday, January 22nd and we are guessing the time of the drop may release around 9AM PST HERE, since that’s around the time most of their releases occur.

More about this amazingly detailed piece of work?

Well, Bigshot Toyworks had a hand at this piece, so you know it’s good! The Iron Giant features 30 points of articulation and includes a bunch of accessories! You’ll receive two interchangeable heads with red light-up eyes, magnetic “S” that can be taken from the seafood and sign added to his chest, switch-out “War Arm”, Hogarth mini-figure, and a girder. Not only that, but the figure also says some of your favorite Iron Giant quotes from the movie. All for the price of how much you may ask? The steep price of $300 for all of the above or $315 for the limited edition Iron Giant that comes with the “Hand Under Foot” accessory. You may be thinking that this is an expensive and we agree, but this figure stand 16” tall and is super detailed, articulated, and comes with a bunch of accessories. Maybe they will do a price drop like they did with Mike Mitchell’s Lil’ Mikey figure.

All’s I know is that I will personally be getting one of these bad boys! The figure is expected to ship in Q3 of this year. More photos available after the jump.

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Buff Monster -- Mr. Melty Head + Resin Skull (1.23)

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Buff Monster has a double drop lined up for this Friday.  First up is the first official drop of his Jumbo  Resin Skull.  This first edition ($40 + s/h) features a jade effect with swirled white and translucent green marble, glitter and glossy clear coat. Due to small variations, each one is slightly different.  They will come in hand-printed cardboard boxes. 

Fans of the  Mr. Melty sofubi will be interested in the 2nd release – a Mr. Melty Head ($20 + s/h), in particular the first painted edition of the two-faced vinyl head which is cast in pink vinyl, hand-painted and packaged in the traditional bag and header.  You can display this separately, or pop it on one of your Mr. Melty figures. 

Both the Jumbo Resin Skull and Mr. Melty Head drop this Friday (1.23) @ 10 AM EST from buffmonster.com.

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Life is Sweet with Honey King 2 from Woebots x Silent Stage

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In a bit of a surprise, Silent Stage has dropped Honey King 2, a ‘Honey’ edition of the Panda King 2 from Woebots.  This is the first production panda king to be released in this amberish translucent hue; a proto of a Honey OG Panda King was shown but never turned into a run.  Limited to 15 pieces, this sweet piece is available for $499 (+ s/h) at Silent Stage’s webshop.

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Jan 20, 2015

Aya Kakeda x Tomenosuke -- ‘To the Candy Kaiyju Planet’ Microbus

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Following the first two editions of Aya Kakeda’s Microbus sofubi set, Tomenosuke has announced the first painted and most whimsical edition so far -- ‘To the Candy Kaiyju Planet’.  Living up to that evocative name, this third colorway features a mystical design with metallic silver spray faces and generous applications of orange, purple, yewllo and what appears to be blue spray on milky white vinyl.

Candy Kaijyu Planet will be released in early February and is the third and final piece of the special promo in which which one lucky customer who purchases all three of the initial Microbus editions, including the previous ‘To the Mystic Mushroom Forest’ and ‘To The Yeti Mountain’, will win the  original header card art by Aya Kakeda. 

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Jan 19, 2015

Mr Clement – ashley ji ja

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mr clement has just released a new set of his ji ja figures! Introducing ashley ji ja, made of PVC with a wood effect, these are available in 5 different colors (green, pink, purple, yellow, and blue). They are available as a set for $212. That also includes free shipping! Each color is limited to 20 pieces and 20 sets. You can find them available HERE.

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Clutter Celebrates 10 Years and Will Go Monthly in March

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Congratulations to Miranda and crew at Clutter who are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the designer toy magazine.  Released earlier this month, Issue #23 features a look back at a decade’s worth of toys, articles and interview, a recap of the DTAs, interviews with Frank Kozik, Bwana Spoons, and more.  It’s available for free at your favorite toy store, for purchase directly from Clutter for $3, and as a free digital issue.

And… Clutter is switching from bi-monthly to monthly beginning in March.  As part of the increased publication schedule, the magazine will downsize to a 5.5 x 8.5” format—first seen with their NYCC and SDCC special issues.   The magazine will remain free and be available to even more folks through a recent agreement to include the magazine in order shipments of band merch from popular groups including Blink-182.  If you’ve been thinking about advertising in Clutter, now is the time as they’ve dropped the rates for issue #24 and onward.

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