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May 21, 2019

DTA Dunny 2019 Show at Five Points Festival (6.1 - 6.2)

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The DTA Dunny Show returns for 2019 at the Five Points Festival in Brooklyn (6.1 - 6.2).  Clutter, Kidrobot and the Designer Toy Awards have teamed up once again to bring you custom Dunnys (5", 8" and 20") from a talented lineup.  This year's DTA Dunny roster includes Battle Damage Dave, Beanie Bat, CZEE13, Fakir, Fer MG, Fluke, Frank Montano, Jared Flores, Jfury, Lisa Toms,  Mr KumKum, Muju World,  Mus Musculus, Muxxi, One-Eyed Girl,  Owl Berry Lane,  PJ Constable, Remjie, Sad Salesman, Travie McCoy, Vanessa Di Tullio and more.  All proceeds from the DTA Dunny Show will be donated to support the DTA Dunny Show.

After its initial run at Five Points Fest, remaining pieces from the DTA Dunny Show will be on display at the Clutter Gallery in Beacon and available online from Clutter on 6.11.

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Kidrobot — SDCC 2019 Exclusives Pre-Sale (3.22 - 3.24)

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The wondrous, never-ending convention schedule rolls on.  While we're mostly focused on Five Points Festival, SDCC is already on the board—just under two months out—as Kidrobot has just announced its four exclusives which they will offer via a three-day pre-sale starting on Wednesday (5.22) and running through Friday (5.25).   KR's 2019 SDCC exclusives include the Buzzkill Chia Pet 5" Dunny  [200 pieces, $40] by KronkMecha Godzilla 8" Chrome vinyl art toy [500 pieces, $100], SpongeBob 20th Anniversary 8" Shellebration art toy[300 pieces, $50] and the Aggretsuko 6" Rage Red GID vinyl art toy [500 pieces. $40 each].

The Buzzkill Chia Pet Dunny continues KR's new Chia Dunny tradition which began with last year's Jeremyville's Grow Love Daily Chia Dunny.  The stylish and shiny—thanks to an electroplating process—8" Mecha Godzilla arrives shortly after the new Godzilla: King of the Monsters film (5.31) and begs the question, of whether the character will make an appearance in the film.  As you might know, we have a weakness for translucent and clear toys, so that SpongeBob 8" Shellebration figure is pretty tempting.

The best (safest) way to purchase KR's SDCC Exclusives is to get them through their pre-sale release (5.22 - 5.25) with limited quantities of each available at 9 AM PDT from Kidrobot.com. KR will ship pre-sale exclusives as week after SDCC.  Limited quantities of the SDCC exclusives will be available at the show from the Kidrobot booth.

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ToyQube x Tezuka Productions — Greeting Astro Boy Black on Black Edition (5.23)

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U: Release is on Thursday (5.23), not Friday.

ToyQube will complete its Black on Black editions of its Astro Boy City series with the pre-order release of the Greeting Astro Boy—featuring the tradiitional Thai greeting—in the all-black colorway ($99.95) on Thursday (5.23) at 12 PM PDT from ToyQube.com. This one is slated to ship in July.

Officially licensed through Tezuka Productions, the Astro Boy city series celebrates New York City (Liberty design), Bangkok (Greeting design) and Los Angeles.  While the NYC Black on Black is sold out, the Los Angles Black on Black is currently available from ToyQube ($145).

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Shoko Nakazawa — Beasts In The Lower East at myplasticheart (5.31)

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Shoko Nakazawa will open Beasts in the Lower East, her first NYC solo show, at myplasticheart on Friday (5.31) from 7 to 10 PM. Byron is front and center as the star of the show with paintings, customs, production editions, exclusives and more all featuring Shoko's signature character.   In fact, look for a Byron retrospective showcasing his production editions from 2014 to 2018. 

Shoko will be making the trip all the way from Japan and will be live painting (8-9 PM) during the opening and signing from 9 to 10 PM.  mph will be handing out numbered line tickets starting at 1 PM EDT at the store to determine the order for the line which will start forming at 6:30 PM. As they say, the early bird gets the Byron.

Her solo is a great way to kick off the Five Points Festival weekend (6.1 - 6.2) where she will be signing and sketching at the Little Hut [#334] on Saturday (6.1) from 2 to 3 PM and at myplasticheart [#336] on Sunday (6.2) from 2 to 3 PM.

Shoko Nakazawa || Beasts In The Lower East
Opening: Friday, May 31st 2019 (7 to 10 PM)

myplasticheart
210 Forsyth St.
New York NY 10002
646.290.6866

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Law Sun-Yeung x adFunture — Space Woody New York Edition for Five Points Fest (6.1 - 6.2)

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adFunture is returning to NYC for its first appearance at Five Points Festival (6.1 - 6.2) and they are bringing along some brand new drops.  The New York Edition of Space Woody by Law Sun-Yeung is a fun word association riff.  Quick, what movie do does 'Woody' make you think of ?  Space Woody features the purple + green colors worn proudly by a courageous cosmic toy to 'Infinity and Beyond'.  adFunture will release Space Woody and the rest of their 5 Points lineup at their booth [#232].

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Strangecat Toys @ Five Points Fest — Exclusive Daydream Nimbus Fawn

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With Five Points Festival just a few weeks away (6.1 -6.2), Strangecat Toys is starting to reveal what's in store for collectors.  First up is their Exclusive Daydream Nimbus Fawn vinyl toy, part of Kurobokan's AKC series. Fawn features an adorable light brown version of the pup with a mouth and pink ears.   Limited to 150 pieces, Fawn (3.5" L x 2.5" H) will be available for $45 from Strangecat's booth [#423] at 5 Points. Any remaining stock will be available online at a later date.

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