Studio Peak Hour x Algangu’s “Deep and Dangerous” Kappa-kun #2…

Lifestyle brand Studio Peak Hour team up with Algangu for the second release of Kappa-kun Size: 2.8″ Articulation: 0 points (fitted with cap base) Edition size: TBC Price: 4,600yen plus shipping The Kappa-kun head has been produced by Algangu in a clear blue sofubi for its second outing, coming with masked white and blue sprays Available via preorder inContinue reading “Studio Peak Hour x Algangu’s “Deep and Dangerous” Kappa-kun #2…”

Studio Peak Hour x Algangu’s “Deep and Dangerous” Kappa-kun…

Lifestyle brand Studio Peak Hour team up with Algangu for the release of their first ever sofubi Size: 2.8″ Articulation: 0 points (fitted with cap base) Edition size: TBC Price: 4,600yen plus shipping The Kappa-kun head has been produced by Algangu in a light green sofubi for its first release, coming with masked dark green,Continue reading “Studio Peak Hour x Algangu’s “Deep and Dangerous” Kappa-kun…”

Algangu x Life At Your Own RISK’s Bambi sofubi…

Sofubi producer Algangu has teamed up with punk outfit Life At Your Own RISK for the release of their Bambi mascot in sofubi! Based on the band’s instantly recognisable neon pink design, which in turn was inspired by Disney’s iconic fawn, this beautifully realised piece appears to stand at around 3.5″ tall, coming with oneContinue reading “Algangu x Life At Your Own RISK’s Bambi sofubi…”

New Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2 sofubi from Algangu…

Lenny Cervello over at Algangu is proud to reveal that their Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2 will be seeing it’s long-awaited second painted release very soon! Featuring a total of 3 designs inspired by traditional yokai and 1970’s candy shop playing cards, the figures – a gourd holding monk, a castle and a cycloptic hat – standContinue reading “New Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2 sofubi from Algangu…”

Algangu’s Medicom Toy exclusive Dissolution of Smoke…

Algangu is proud to announce the return of his first “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi in a special Medicom Toy exclusive colorway! Heavily inspired by the 1970’s candy shop playing cards of the same name, the awesome 4″ tall, 2-part mini has been produced in a gorgeous GID soft vinyl this time around, coming with vintage-style metallic green,Continue reading “Algangu’s Medicom Toy exclusive Dissolution of Smoke…”

Algangu’s “Second Stage” Unico sofubi…

Following our look at the latest version of Tin Bear Teacher just a few days back, Algangu has unveiled yet another exclusive he’ll be unleashing at Wonderfestival Winter 2016 this weekend, Albino Zoo’s “Second Stage” Unico! Based on Osamu Tezuka’s classic manga of the same name, the officially licensed mini has been produced in a pastel blue softContinue reading “Algangu’s “Second Stage” Unico sofubi…”

Algangu’s Wonderfestival Winter 2016 exclusive Tin Bear Teacher…

Sofubi producer Algangu has just revealed that he’ll will be unleashing the third colorway of his debut sofubi “Tin Bear Teacher” at Wonderfestival Winter 2016 next month! Inspired by the Tinman from the Wizard of Oz, the adorable vintage-styled bot stands at around 4″ tall and comes with 3 points of articulation. Produced in a clear “smoke”Continue reading “Algangu’s Wonderfestival Winter 2016 exclusive Tin Bear Teacher…”

Algangu at Superfestival 70…

Sofubi producer Algangu has just revealed a trifecta of releases he’ll be bringing along to Superfestival 70 this weekend! Featuring his latest release, the 70’s inspired Science Boy Co “Robogu” and “Roboga” bots in their OG clear/red colorways, the pair have been joined by Hideyuki Katsuma’s “Hanatuah” in an unpainted blue soft vinyl, as well as the third edition ofContinue reading “Algangu at Superfestival 70…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Albino Zoo” sofubi from Algangu…

Sofubi producer Algangu is proud to announce the release of his latest toy line, the Albino Zoo Series! Set to feature a number of officially licensed animals from the world of Manga, the first release will feature 2 very different characters – the “Cat Killer” from Toei’s Pero: Puss ‘N Boots and Osamu Tezuka’s adorableContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Albino Zoo” sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Toy Art Gallery’s DCon ’15 exclusive “Hanatuah” and “Tibe” sofubi from Algangu…

Toy Art Gallery are proud to reveal that they’ve teamed up with sofubi producer Algangu for 2 very special exclusives just in time for DCon ’15 later this month! Seeing the return of Hideyuki Katsuma’s “Hanatuah” in an unpainted green soft vinyl, the 3.5″ tall mini is joined by the second edition of Teddy Maker x MagicalContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Toy Art Gallery’s DCon ’15 exclusive “Hanatuah” and “Tibe” sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Halloween” Dissolution of Smoke sofubi from Algangu…

Algangu is proud to announce the return of his first “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi in a special Halloween-themed colorway! Heavily inspired by the 1970’s candy shop playing cards of the same name, the awesome 4″ tall, 2-part mini has been produced in a gorgeous clear orange soft vinyl this time around, coming with seasonal black and metallicContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Halloween” Dissolution of Smoke sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Tibe” sofubi from Teddy Maker x Magical Design…

Originally releasing at Superfestival 69 a couple of weeks back, the debut sofubi from Teddy Maker – “Tibe” – is now finally available to overseas collectors! A collaboration with bespoke Japanese jewellers Magical Design, the mini-mid sized figure appears to be inspired by the company’s signature tattoo/maui skull rings, featuring a similarly embellished face and body sculpt.Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Tibe” sofubi from Teddy Maker x Magical Design…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Magical Design x Teddy Maker sofubi revealed…

As if his own previously revealed exclusives for Superfestival 69 weren’t enough (check them here if you haven’t already), sofubi producer Algangu will also play host to the debut sofubi from Teddy Maker – dubbed “Tibe” – at the event too! A collaboration with bespoke Japanese jewellers Magical Design, the mini-mid sized figure appears to beContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Magical Design x Teddy Maker sofubi revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “001 Code Name Mr.Sam” sofubi from Algangu…

Sofubi producer Algangu has just revealed a rather mysterious new toy he’ll be debuting at Superfestival 69 this weekend, presenting 001 Code Name Mr.Sam! Whilst we have very little information to go on at present, it appears that the figure – a Japanese spy of sorts – comes in at around mid-size, featuring articulation in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “001 Code Name Mr.Sam” sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Hanautah” sofubi from Hideyuki Katsumata x Algangu…

Sofubi producer Algangu has revealed that he’s teaming up with Hideyuki Katsumata to bring the Japanese artist’s “Hanautah” creature to life! Standing at around 3.5″ talland featuring articulation in the neck, the gourd holding, horned headed beastie has been sculpted by Algangu, coming cast in an unpainted flesh-tone vinyl for it’s first release. Created inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Hanautah” sofubi from Hideyuki Katsumata x Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The marbled “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2” sofubi from Algangu…

Originally debuting back in June, the second wave of “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi from Algangu has finally received an all-new colorway! Featuring a total of 3 designs inspired by traditional yokai and 1970’s candy shop playing cards, the figures – a gourd holding monk, a castle and a cycloptic hat – stand a little shorter than the firstContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The marbled “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2” sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Clear Smoke” Algangu x Nerdone play set overseas release…

Briefly mentioned during our coverage of the latest “Dissolution of Smoke: Wave 2 release, we can now reveal that the Algangu x Nerdone “Clear Smoke” play set is now finally available for overseas collectors! Featuring Algangu’s original Dissolution of Smoke figure alongside Nerdone‘s similarly scaled M.O.T.U.L.O.S castle, the pair have been cast in a sleekContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Clear Smoke” Algangu x Nerdone play set overseas release…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The painted “Red Bean” Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2 sofubi from Algangu…

Originally debuting in blank form a few weeks back, the second wave of “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi from Algangu has finally seen its first painted release! Featuring a total of 3 all-new designs inspired by traditional yokai and 1970’s candy shop playing cards, the figures – a gourd holding monk, a castle and a cycloptic hat –Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The painted “Red Bean” Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2 sofubi from Algangu…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Algangu’s “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2″ sofubi minis…

Originally teased here a few weeks back, the second wave of “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi from Algangu will finally see their debut release this week! Featuring a total of 3 all-new designs inspired by traditional yokai and 1970’s candy shop playing cards, the figures – a gourd holding monk, a castle and a cycloptic hat –Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Algangu’s “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2″ sofubi minis…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Algangu’s “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2” sofubi revealed…

With the original “Dissolution of Smoke” sofubi proving to be a huge success (check it here), creator Algangu has wasted no time in getting to work on a second wave of characters! Featuring a total of 3 all-new designs inspired by traditional yokai and 1970’s candy shop playing cards, the finger puppet-style figures – a gourd holdingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Algangu’s “Dissolution of Smoke: Vol. 2” sofubi revealed…”