MAN-E-NEWS// The “Two-Toned Metal Fusion” series from Peter Kato…

Fresh from the success of the Blue Harvest Sale, Peter Kato is proud to present his latest resin series, the Two-Toned Metal Fusions! Created as a sucessor to the original myplasticheart exclusive Metal Fusions, Turtle Tetsujin is joined by Fright Bite for this super-limited release. Double cast in Blue-Orange resin, Turtle Tetsujin comes complete withContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Two-Toned Metal Fusion” series from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Blue Harvest Sale from Peter Kato…

Fresh from the beautiful amber-tinted Goldies series, Peter Kato kindly shares with us his latest batch of resins for what he calls the “Blue Harvest Sale”! Coinciding with last weekend’s Memorial celebrations, Peter has cast a variety of his most loved figures in a mixture of clear blue resins, from deep royals right through to lightContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Blue Harvest Sale from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Goldies resin series from Peter Kato…

Following the sell-out success of the recent Hulk inspired “Smash” Turtle Tetsujin, resin wizard Peter Kato continues his bi-weekly assault on the art toy scene with his latest series, the Goldies! Cast in an intense mix of golden yellow clear resin & a drop of clear amber-ish gold tint, the 3 beautiful figures included are Kawako,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Goldies resin series from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Smash Turtle Tetsujin and Gamma Shouldiers from Peter Kato…

Peter Kato continues his resin assault with yet another 2 brilliant releases this week, the Smash Turtle Tetsujin and sidekick, the Gamma Shouldier! Coinciding with the release of the Avengers this week, the self confessed nerd pays tribute to one of his favourite Marvel characters, the Hulk, with Smash TT coming in a beautiful clearContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Smash Turtle Tetsujin and Gamma Shouldiers from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The new “Metal Fusion” Yellow and Silver Turtle Tetsujins from Peter Kato x myplasticheart…

Fresh from last week’s “Remember the Cherry Blossoms” resin series, the ever busy Peter Kato is gearing up for his latest collaboration with myplasticheart, the new “Metal Fusion” Turtle Tetsujins! As a way of saying thanks for their tremendous support with the Hinomaru Turtle Tetsujin project (read more here), Peter has created not one, but two exclusiveContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The new “Metal Fusion” Yellow and Silver Turtle Tetsujins from Peter Kato x myplasticheart…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Remember the Cherry Blossom” resin series from Peter Kato…

Hot off the heals of the recent Green-Gold Leader Turtle Tetsujin, Peter Kato has been slaving away to bring us his new spring inspired drop, the beautiful “Remember the Cherry Blossom” series! Featuring 3 of Peter’s most popular figures, Turtle Tetsujin, Kawako and Sky Baby, the hand cast clear pink resin figures will be hittingContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Remember the Cherry Blossom” resin series from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Green-Gold Leader Turtle Tetsujin from Peter Kato available now…

This month saw the opening of Peter Kato‘s long awaited online store, giving us, and all of Peter’s other hardcore fans the chance of finally picking up the sought after First Turtle Tetsujin alongside a host of other awesome resin minis and buttons. Unfortunately, many missed Peter’s signature figure (the little guy vanished pretty quickly!),Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Green-Gold Leader Turtle Tetsujin from Peter Kato available now…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Tokyo exclusive Pink Thunder Turtle Tetsujin & FrightBite from Peter Kato…

Swiftly following the release of the beautiful Hinomaru Charity Turtle Tetsujin (find out more here) with myplasticheart, Peter Kato has just revealed the Toy Tokyo exclusive Pink Thunder Turtle Tetsujin and FrightBite. Cast in a striking clear neon pink resin, Peter has hand painted the figures in a sleek matte black, finished off with custom madeContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Tokyo exclusive Pink Thunder Turtle Tetsujin & FrightBite from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Turtle Tetsujin : Hinomaru Charity Special from Peter Kato…

Peter Kato has just sent over some rather interesting news regarding his latest charity based toy project- the Hinomaru Charity Special Turtle Tetsujin. As we near the 1 year anniversary of the earthquake/tsunami in Japan, the country’s people are still recovering from the effects of this catastrophe, so to show a continued effort to support their rebuilding,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Turtle Tetsujin : Hinomaru Charity Special from Peter Kato…”

MAN-E-FEATURE// An interview with Turtle Tetsujin creator Peter Kato…

Fondly remembered as the manager of Toy Tokyo during the art toy boom at the beginning of the 00’s, artist Peter Kato has quickly become recognised as one-to-watch in the contemporary indie toy scene. Developing and releasing several successful self-made toys, collaborating with industry veterans Ayako Takagi ( Uamou ) & Goto-San, plus holding down aContinue reading “MAN-E-FEATURE// An interview with Turtle Tetsujin creator Peter Kato…”

Custom resin Valentines Turtle Tetsujins from Peter Kato…

Recently revealed on toy designer/creator Peter Kato’s site, his trademark Turtle Tetsujins have been given a romantic make over just in time for Valentines day. Cast in see-through wine-red resin, the turtle’s familiar alien baby has been replaced with a customisable love heart chest- with the choice of either a letter from A~Z, a number fromContinue reading “Custom resin Valentines Turtle Tetsujins from Peter Kato…”