MAN-E-NEWS// The “Dolphin-kun” sofubi from Vinylckr x Group Inou…


Sofubi producer Vinylckr (formerly Nerdone, we think!) has teamed up with famed Japanese hip hop/electronic duo Group Inou for the release of the officially licensed “Dolphin-kun” (イルカくん) sofubi! Based on the musicians’ recurring dolphin mascot – usually seen on stage during their live performances – the little guy has been sculpted in a vintage finger puppet style, standing at around 2.5″ tall and featuring an open, uncapped base. Making its debut at Paralyzing Toyz’ Wonderfestival Summer ’15 booth (5-28-02) this coming Sunday, July 26th, the above painted version will be up for grabs for an undisclosed sum, whilst a blank white “garage kit” version will be available for just 1,500yen ($12)…


Published by Niall Anderson

Owner of ShinGangu, a UK boutique toy brand specialising in self-produced Japanese soft and keshi toys...

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