Cat Magic Toys’ [Halloween 2018] Witch Cat Lulu…

Cat Magic Toys‘ Witch Cat Lulu finally makes its online debut just in time for Halloween Size: 5″ Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms) Edition size: 20 Price: $60 plus shipping Designed by Cat Magic and sculpted by TTToy, Lulu comes cast in an orange sofubi, complete with green, black and metallic pink sprays with handContinue reading “Cat Magic Toys’ [Halloween 2018] Witch Cat Lulu…”

Hariken’s “Akaoni” Mad Panda…

Hariken‘s ever-popular Mad Panda sofubi returns in an oni-inspired colorway this week Size: 6.2″ Articulation: 5 points (neck, arms, legs) Price: 6,264yen plus shipping Produced in a red sofubi, Akioni Mad Panda has been treated to a masked paint app in black and yellow Come packed in a windowed paper bag with collectors card Available in theContinue reading “Hariken’s “Akaoni” Mad Panda…”

Max Toy Co’s Sillymander revealed…

Max Toy Co unveil their latest mini-sized offering this week Size: 4″ Articulation: 1 point (neck) Price: $30-$35 (TBC) Designed by Max Toy and sculpted by TTToy’s Makino-san, Sillymander is based on the lizard-like salamander, featuring a similar blunt snout  and small protruding limbs Pictured here as a blank flesh test shot, Sillymander is dueContinue reading “Max Toy Co’s Sillymander revealed…”

Mad Panda Factory’s “Clear” ARE sofubi micro…

Mad Panda‘s “Array of Watch” [ARE] sofubi returns in an all-new colorway Size: 2.5″ Articulation: 1 point (neck) Price: 1,944yen plus shipping (TBC) Designed by Hariken, sculpted by TTToy Cast in a clear Japanese soft vinyl and treated to minimal light blue, pink and black sprays Comes packed in an authentic takeout food-style tray GoingContinue reading “Mad Panda Factory’s “Clear” ARE sofubi micro…”

Rampage Toys x Konatsuya’s Ugly Onicorn revealed…

Rampage Toys have teamed up with Konatsuya for the release of a very special new figure, the Ugly Onicorn! Based on Rampage’s signature Ugly Unicorn character – albeit with a devilish twist – this “Oni” version has been designed by Konatsuya and sculpted by TTToy’s Makino-san. Making it’s debut in an undisclosed colorway as partContinue reading “Rampage Toys x Konatsuya’s Ugly Onicorn revealed…”

Medicom Toy’s Vinyl Gatcha Artist Series 7 revealed…

Having had continued success with their Vinyl Artist Gacha line over the past couple of years, the guys vet at Medicom Toy are proud to reveal that a seventh series of the multi-artist minis will be touching down next month! This time featuring the return of PicoPico’s “Gakky-Kun” in alternate colorways, th little guy havs been joined by all-newContinue reading “Medicom Toy’s Vinyl Gatcha Artist Series 7 revealed…”

Hinomaru-Ya x TTToy’s Arumasuti UMA Corps sofubi…

Hinomaru-Ya are proud to reveal that the sixth figure in their officially licensed UMA Corps Soft Vinyl Series – Arumasuti of the Caucasus – will be making his debut early next month! Designed and sculpted by TTToy’s Yoshihiko Makino based on the Japan pro wrestler of the same name, the hairy beast comes in a littleContinue reading “Hinomaru-Ya x TTToy’s Arumasuti UMA Corps sofubi…”

Gory Hole’s “OG” and “Flesh” Warui Zonbi sets…

They’ve been months in the offing, but we can now reveal that Gory Hole‘s first painted run of Warui Zonbi: Series 1 figures will finally be touching down online later this week!  Inspired by MaBa’s 80’s toy line “Zombies” (ゾンビーズ), as well as cult horror flicks from the 80’s and 90’s, the first series of finger puppet-style figures featureContinue reading “Gory Hole’s “OG” and “Flesh” Warui Zonbi sets…”

Hariken’s “Egg Yellow” and “Egg White” Array of Watch sofubi…

Japanese artist Hariken over at Mad Panda Factory is proud to reveal that his アレの見守りソフビ人形 (literally translated as “Array of Watch”) soft vinyl doll has made a return in 2 all-new colorways! Standing at around 2.5″ tall and featuring articulation in the neck, the little fellow -designed by Hariken and sculpted by TTToy – has beenContinue reading “Hariken’s “Egg Yellow” and “Egg White” Array of Watch sofubi…”

The [Reborn] Mad Panda from Hariken…

Sofubi producer Hariken are proud to announce the long-awaited return of their Mad Panda sofubi in an all-new “Reborn” colorway! Designed by Hariken and sculpted by TTToy’s Yoshihiko Makino, the awesome figure stands at just over 6″ tall, coming with articulation in the arms, legs and neck. Produced in what appears to be a mix ofContinue reading “The [Reborn] Mad Panda from Hariken…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The debut of Gory Hole’s “Warui Zonbi” sofubi at Designer Con ’15…

It was a little close to the wire, but we can now confirm that the debut sofubi from our very own Tru:Tek‘s Gory Hole imprint, “Warui Zonbi”, will be making it’s first appearance at Designer Con ’15 next weekend! Inspired by MaBa’s 80’s toy line “Zombies” (ゾンビーズ), as well as cult horror flicks from the 80’s and 90’s, theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The debut of Gory Hole’s “Warui Zonbi” sofubi at Designer Con ’15…”

MAN-E-NEWS// TTToy’s new “Chupacabra”, “Yeti” and “Bigfoot” sofubi at Lulubell Toys…

Hinted in our recent coverage right here, we can now reveal that TTToy’s latest officially licensed IWA Japan Pro Wrestling sofubi – the mighty “Chupacabra” – has been granted a worldwide release courtesy of Lulubell Toys! The fifth figure to feature in the ongoing series, the infamous reptilian wrassler has been faithfully realised by TTToy’s Makino-san,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// TTToy’s new “Chupacabra”, “Yeti” and “Bigfoot” sofubi at Lulubell Toys…”

MAN-E-NEWS// TTToy x Hinomaru-ya’s IWA Japan “Chupacabra” sofubi revealed in-full…

Originally teased in prototype form a couple of weeks back, we can now reveal TTToy’s “Chupacabra” sofubi in-full! The fifth figure to feature in the officially-licensed IWA Japan sofubi series, the infamous reptilian has been faithfully realised by TTToy’s Makino-san, standing in-scale with previous releases at around 4.5″ tall and coming with similar articulation in theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// TTToy x Hinomaru-ya’s IWA Japan “Chupacabra” sofubi revealed in-full…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Gory Hole’s “SS Werewolf” Warui Zonbi sofubi prototype revealed…

Our editor-in-chief Tru:Tek will be resurrecting the Gory Hole brand in time for a relaunch at DCon in November, bringing along the long-awaited first issue of the ‘zine, new apparel, a follow-up to last year’s bootleg monster rings, plus the debut of the brand’s first ever toy line… Warui Zonbi! Heavily inspired by cult horrorContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Gory Hole’s “SS Werewolf” Warui Zonbi sofubi prototype revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The IWA Japan “Chupacabra” sofubi from TTToy x Hinomaru-ya…

TTToy have just unveiled the fifth figure in their ongoing, officially licensed IWA Japan Pro Wrestling sofubi series, taking on the mighty Chupacabra! Faithfully realised by TTToy’s Makino-san, the infamous reptilian wrasler stands in-scale with previous releases at around 4.5″ tall, featuring articulation in both the waist and arms. Due to make it’s debut throughContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The IWA Japan “Chupacabra” sofubi from TTToy x Hinomaru-ya…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Max Toy Co’s “Max Boy” sofubi proto revealed…

Mark Nagata over at Max Toy Co is proud to reveal his latest sofubi prototype in full, the adorable Max Boy! A loving tribute to Mark’s son Max, as well as iconic Japanese mascot figures such as Sony Boy, the stunning sofubi mini has been sculpted by none other than Makino-san of TTToy, standing at aroundContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Max Toy Co’s “Max Boy” sofubi proto revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// TTToys’ Osaka Soft Expo exclusive “Bigfoot” sofubi at Lulubell Toys…

 The guys over at Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal that they’ve secured a limited batch of the latest version of TTToys’ Bigfoot sofubi! Originally making an appearance as an exclusive at the Osaka Soft Expo last weekend, the official IWA Japan licensed figure has been produced in a black soft vinyl for the release,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// TTToys’ Osaka Soft Expo exclusive “Bigfoot” sofubi at Lulubell Toys…”