CAST’s “Aurora Lust for Life” Fumetsu sofubi…

Adam Saul over at Cop A Squat Toys has just revealed that his Fumetsu sofubi is set to return this week in a stunning “Aurora Lust for Life” colorway! Heavily inspired by vintage toys such as Astro-Mu 5, the line features a total of 4 very different “trans-human” characters; Erewhon, Vinge, Neuman and Kurzweil; each comingContinue reading “CAST’s “Aurora Lust for Life” Fumetsu sofubi…”

Medicom Toy’s “Jupirosu” and “Satan Ace Kenzan” Astro Mu 5 remakes…

Having already seen 2 releases since its comeback in October last year, the resurrection of Nakajima’s classic Astro-Mu 5 line continues this month with the arrival of yet another goodie/baddie combo… Jupirosu [Jupiter] and Satan Ace Kenzan [Saturn]! Near-identical to the original 10″ tall soft vinyl figures, the pair have been produced by Medicom in a classic trans yellow vinyl completeContinue reading “Medicom Toy’s “Jupirosu” and “Satan Ace Kenzan” Astro Mu 5 remakes…”

Medicom Toy’s “Gold Bina” and “Masuman” Astro Mu 5 remakes…

Originally debuting back in October last year with the release of Ultra Earth and Devil Bado, the resurrection of Nakajima’s classic Astro-Mu 5 line continues this month with the arrival of yet another goodie/baddie combo… Gold Bina and Masuman! Near-identical to the original 10″ tall soft vinyl figures, the pair have been produced by Medicom in a classic transContinue reading “Medicom Toy’s “Gold Bina” and “Masuman” Astro Mu 5 remakes…”

Cop A Squat Toys’ “Coke Bottle Green” Fumestu…

Fresh from his Gravy Toys exclusive release just a few weeks back, Adam Saul over at Cop A Squat Toys returns with a fresh batch of Fumetsu sofubi in a gorgeous “Coke Bottle Green” colorway! Heavily inspired by vintage toys such as Astro-Mu 5, the line features a total of 4 “trans-human” characters spread across 2 sets;Continue reading “Cop A Squat Toys’ “Coke Bottle Green” Fumestu…”

The Gravy Toy exclusive “Fumetsu” sofubi from CAST…

Originally debuting to huge fanfare at DCon ’15 back in November of last year, the “Fumetsu” sofubi from Cop A Squat Toys will be making its online debut today courtesy of Gravy Toys! Heavily inspired by vintage toys such as Astro-Mu 5, the line features  a total of 4 “trans-human” characters spread across 2 sets; Erewhon/Vinge in SetContinue reading “The Gravy Toy exclusive “Fumetsu” sofubi from CAST…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon ’15 exclusive “Fumetsu” and “Semi Korosiya” sofubi from Cop A Squat Toys…

Originally unveiled right here early last month, the long-awaited “Fumetsu” sofubi from Cop A Squat Toys will be making its debut at Designer Con ’15 in just a couple of weeks time! Heavily inspired by vintage toys such as Astro-Mu 5, the line features  a total of 4 “trans-human” characters spread across 2 sets; Erewhon/VingeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon ’15 exclusive “Fumetsu” and “Semi Korosiya” sofubi from Cop A Squat Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ultra Earth” and “Devil Bado” Astro-Mu 5 reissues from Medicom Toy…

Whilst Super7 have been doing an impeccable job of bringing back Nakajima’s Astro-Mu 5 minis this year, the onus has fallen upon Medicom Toy to reproduce the classic 70’s sofubi line’s full size figures, with the first 2 – good guy “Ultra Earth” and iconic baddie “Devil Bado” – seeing a release later this month! Near-identicalContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ultra Earth” and “Devil Bado” Astro-Mu 5 reissues from Medicom Toy…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Cop A Squat’s “Fumetsu” sofubi revealed…

Following months of painstaking development, Adam Saul over at Cop A Squat Toys has just unveiled his latest sofubi in-full… presenting the awesome Fumetsu! Heavily inspired by vintage toys such as Astro-Mu 5 – a series we’ll be taking a closer look at later on today – the line is set to feature a totalContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Cop A Squat’s “Fumetsu” sofubi revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Super7’s Astro-Mu 5 sofubi minis revealed…

A reboot that’s been almost 8 years in the making, Nakajima’s iconic sofubi line Astro-Mu 5 will once again see the light of day this week courtesy of Super7! A huge inspiration for some of the most highly sought after sofubi around at the moment – Paul Kaiju’s Mr REE and Ilu Ilu’s Tokio Supernova inContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Super7’s Astro-Mu 5 sofubi minis revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Super7’s officially licensed Astro-Mu 5 reboot announced…

After nearly 8 years on the drawing board, Super7 are proud to reveal that they’ve been given the green-light to bring back Nakajima’s iconic Astro-Mu 5 series! A huge inspiration for some of the most highly sought after sofubi around at the moment – Paul Kaiju’s Mr REE and Ilu Ilu’s Tokio Supernova in particular – theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Super7’s officially licensed Astro-Mu 5 reboot announced…”