Siccaluna’s Convict exclusive Slit Mouth Woman…

Continuing their seemingly endless barage of internationally available exclusives, Japanese lifestyle brand Convict are proud to offer up their version of Shikaruna Koubo’s Kuchisaki Onna (the Slit Mouth Woman) to overseas customers this week. Standing at around 13″ tall and featuring 5 points of articulation, the classic folklore-inspired figure appears to have been produced inContinue reading “Siccaluna’s Convict exclusive Slit Mouth Woman…”

Siccaluna Koubo’s Monster??? sofubi revealed…

The guys behind Siccaluna Koubo have started teasing their next release, the jaw-dropping ghoul you see above! Whilst we have very little to go on at present aside from the posted tag “monster???”, the stunning piece  – presumably around 12″ tall – features a very similar aesthetic to Siccaluna’s current collaboration with SX Toy, theContinue reading “Siccaluna Koubo’s Monster??? sofubi revealed…”

SX Toy xRecycleC’s “Wonderful Sea” Yabanjin…

The elusive SX Toy have teamed up with artist RecycleC for the very first third party run of Yabanjin sofubi! Based on the infamous 2-headed monster seen in live/stop motion classic Jack the Giant Killer, the beautifully realised beast had been sculpted by Siccaluna Koubo, coming in at around 9″ tall and featuring 7 pointsContinue reading “SX Toy xRecycleC’s “Wonderful Sea” Yabanjin…”

Siccaluna Koubo one-offs at Yamakichiya…

Japanese retailer Yamakichiya have teamed up with Siccaluna Koubo for the release of a whole slew of one-off  kaiju! Featuring the Henry F. Anderson-designed Gotanda, Kanda and Meguro, the trio of towering beasts have been treated to layers of sprays and brushed detailing courtesy of Siccaluna, each looking completely different from the last. Priced atContinue reading “Siccaluna Koubo one-offs at Yamakichiya…”

Convict’s exclusive Kappasama sofubi from Shikaruna Koubo…

Continuing their seemingly endless barage of internationally available exclusives, Japanese lifestyle brand Convict are proud to offer up their version of Shikaruna Koubo’s Kappasama to overseas customers this week. Standing at around 8″ tall and featuring 3 points of articulation, the classic yokai-inspired figure appears to have been produced in a flesh tone vinyl, coming with aContinue reading “Convict’s exclusive Kappasama sofubi from Shikaruna Koubo…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The one-off “King Kong” Nightgamer sofubi from Plaseebo…

Whilst Bob Conge aka Plaseebo unfortunately wont be attending NYCC ’15 this week, he’s decided to celebrate the legendary con with a special custom “King Kong” Nightgamer! A one-of-a-kind mash-up featuring Plaseebo’s Nightgamer head with the body of Siccaluna Koubo’s Ape body, the lumbering 9″ tall beast has been treated to a swathe of neon MonsterContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The one-off “King Kong” Nightgamer sofubi from Plaseebo…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s “GID” B-Movie Monster sofubi at Lulubell Toys…

Hot on the heels of their recent “GID painted set” release, Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal that they’re currently offering up all 4 figures in Siccaluna’s “B-Movie Monsters” series as unpainted blanks! Featuring “Frank”, “Kong”, “Spaceman” and “Mummy”, the KO Universal Monsters stand at around 8″-9″ tall each, coming with articulation in both theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s “GID” B-Movie Monster sofubi at Lulubell Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Tokyo exclusive “Kanda Kaiju” from Siccaluna Koubo…

The guys over at esteemed art toy retailer Toy Tokyo are proud to reveal that they’ve secured an exclusive colorway of the latest figure from Siccaluna Koubo, the stunning Kanda Kaiju! Standing at around 10″ tall, the lumbering, stacked head beast appears to have been produced in a red soft vinyl for this release, comingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Tokyo exclusive “Kanda Kaiju” from Siccaluna Koubo…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna x Lulubell Toys’ Françios le Grand handpaint preorder…

Lulubell Toys have teamed up with Siccaluna for a special round of hand painted Françios le Grand sofubi! Sculpted by Jetturre Handsome Taro and lovingly produced by Lulubell in genuine Japanese sofubi, the humungous 15.75″ tall figure has been treated to 3 different paint apps courtesy of Siccaluna for the release, each coming complete with an alternative “SK” head plusContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna x Lulubell Toys’ Françios le Grand handpaint preorder…”

MAN-E-NEWS// New DHP “Alavaka” and Siccaluna “Garumega” sofubi from Shirahama Toy…

Dennis over at Shirahama Toy has just unleashed a couple of new figures in-store! First up, we have a new version of Alavaka from Devils Head Productions. Originally making an appearance at Super Festival a few weeks back, these 5″ tall figures have been cast in red vinyl and painted by Dennis with black, silver, green, goldContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// New DHP “Alavaka” and Siccaluna “Garumega” sofubi from Shirahama Toy…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s Garage Kit Monster Series at Lulubell Toys…

Following our post last week, Lulubell Toys have just revealed full release details for Siccaluna’s newly-titled Garage Kit Monster Series! Featuring 4 classic, albeit renamed, b-movie creatures; Space Man (Gillman), the Drifter (Frank), Ancient One (Mummy) and Violent Beast (Kong), all have been realised in a monstrous 9″ of soft vinyl, each coming packed unassembled forContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s Garage Kit Monster Series at Lulubell Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s B-Movie Monsters at Lulubell Toys + IG competition…

Originally debuting at Wonderfestival back in February, Siccaluna‘s Classic Movie Monsters will finally be making an appearance in the West courtesy of Lulubell Toys! To celebrate the imminent coming of Frank, Kong, Mummy and Gillman in 8″ of glorious soft vinyl, Lulubell’s Luke Rook is currently holding a competition on IG for the chance to winContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s B-Movie Monsters at Lulubell Toys + IG competition…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bog micro run from Frank Kozik…

“Deep beneath the waves the Bogs grow angered at Aquaman’s habit of tossing his trash into their yard and decide to exact vengeance in their own violent and sadistic way! Marvel to the hopeless thrashings of Aquaman as they rend him into several piecesI Rejoice with them as his life force bubbles merrily away intContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bog micro run from Frank Kozik…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Black and White Mini Zagoran from Siccaluna x Shirahama Toy…

Whilst the latest B/W Kumon went on to sell out in a matter of minutes yesterday, monochrome fans can still get a slice of the action as Shirahama Toy have also released a matching Mini Zagoran too! Designed and sculpted by Siccaluna, the mid-sized figure stands at around 4″ tall, coming with a whopping 7Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Black and White Mini Zagoran from Siccaluna x Shirahama Toy…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Solar Storm” Dorol custom from King Ruin…

Up and coming artist King Ruin kindly shares details of his first ever kaiju custom, the Solar Storm Dorol! Interestingly opting out of the usual spray work we’re used to with this kind of piece, Siccaluna’s monstrous Dorol has instead been treated to a mesmerising mix of swirled blue, green, yellow and red acrylics, completeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Solar Storm” Dorol custom from King Ruin…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The post-holiday art toy catch-up!

After an awesome 7 days away on the unique isle of Cuba (first week off this year, woot!), we’re back with all the latest news in the ‘alternative’ art toy scene, including exclusive H.U.S.T.L.E updates, reveals of our latest projects under the new ‘Disarticulators’ umbrella (a collaborative effort between our very own Tru:Tek, Zectron andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The post-holiday art toy catch-up!”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Velocitron NYCC exclusives, plus the reveal of Kyuuketsushi…

Featuring as part of a huge update on the “Velulu” blog yesterday, Velocitron has revealed shots of the twisted array of figures he’ll be showcasing at NYCC this week… including the reveal of his latest creation, Kyuuketsushi! An absolutely terrifying slab of neo-kaiju if ever we did see it, the stunning Nosferatu inspired piece appears toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Velocitron NYCC exclusives, plus the reveal of Kyuuketsushi…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ultrus Bog: Black Earth Scalded Magma Soul version from Skinner…

Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal the fifth version of Skinner’s Ultrus Bog, the Black Earth Scalded Magma Soul edition!  Coming from the amazing mind of self-taught California artist Skinner, sculpted in Japan by the master Siccaluna, and produced by Lulubell Toys in Japan,  the “Black Earth Scalded Magma Soul” version is the the first in what will beContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ultrus Bog: Black Earth Scalded Magma Soul version from Skinner…”