HappyLucky Toy’s gorilla sofubi teased…

This week brings yet another newbie into the world of sofubi, as up and comers Happy Lucky Toy share the very first pics of their debut Kong-inspired ape sofubi! Whilst we have very little to go on aside from the wax proto pics above, it would appear that the classically styled kaiju will be mid-sizeContinue reading “HappyLucky Toy’s gorilla sofubi teased…”

Rampage Toys x Grumble Toys’ Super Tiny Chubby Tough sofubi prototype revealed…

Long-time toy buddies Rampage and Grumble Toy have just revealed an all-new project that’ll be making its way into sofubi soon… the tank riding Super Tiny Chubby Tough! Whilst information on the set is still forthcoming, it would appear from the wax protos pictured above that the micro-sized feline – designed and sculpted by GT –Continue reading “Rampage Toys x Grumble Toys’ Super Tiny Chubby Tough sofubi prototype revealed…”

Awesome Toy’s female super ‘bot sofubi teased…

Fresh from their SD Fake Baron release unveiled just a couple of days back, the guys over at Awesome Toy continue their 2 year anniversary celebrations with the teasing of an all-new female super ‘bot! Whilst we unfortunately have to remain tight-lipped about the project at present, we can confirm that the figure will inContinue reading “Awesome Toy’s female super ‘bot sofubi teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Calm Cat” sofubi mini from Art Junkie x One-Up…

Shinichiro Kato of Art Junkie fame is proud to reveal that he’ll be joining forces with One-Up for the release of his latest sofubi mini, the adorable Calm Cat! Similar to One-Up’s previous gacha-style releases, the 3-eyed feline appears to stand at around 2.5″ tall, coming with one point of articulation in the neck. Likely toContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “Calm Cat” sofubi mini from Art Junkie x One-Up…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The “JunKing” wax sofubi protos from Imps and Monsters revealed…

Originally teased way back in April, the “JunKing” totem sofubi from Imps and Monsters has finally made it to the wax prototype stage this week! Loosely based on the new “Imp Lands” card game of the same name (available for preorder through Kickstarter right here), the absoilutely adorable set featuring a number of familiar animals, riders andContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The “JunKing” wax sofubi protos from Imps and Monsters revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Uky Daydreamer’s “Nekomimi” wax sofubi prototype revealed…

Following months on the drawing board, the latest figure from Uky Daydreamer, “Nekomimi”, has finally been revealed as a finished wax prototype ahead of soft vinyl production soon! Whilst featuring an altogether more life-like aesthetic than previous Uky figures, the feline protagonist does manage to retain some of the subtle “transforming” design qualities from past releases,Continue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Uky Daydreamer’s “Nekomimi” wax sofubi prototype revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// FTWR Toy’s new “Zombie Army” keshi teased…

Having had continued success with their debut “Zombie Army” keshi, the guys behind FTWR Toy are proud to reveal that a revised version is in the works and should be available to purchase soon! Once again sculpted by the artist behind the original Neclos Fortress keshi, the figure appears to be in very much theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// FTWR Toy’s new “Zombie Army” keshi teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Baketan’s vintage computer-inspired sofubi revealed…

Not ones to rest on their laurels, the guys behind Baketan are proud to reveal images of yet another figure to hit the wax, an untitled piece inspired by both Nintendo’s OG Gameboy and the Apple Macintosh II! Whilst details are still thin on the ground at present, it would appear that the slab of retroContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Baketan’s vintage computer-inspired sofubi revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Mutant Vinyl Hardcore’s “Troll” wax prototype revealed…

Rich Montanari Jr over at Mutant Vinyl Hardcore is proud to reveal that his long awaited “Troll” sofubi has finally made it over to Japan for wax prototyping ahead of vinyl production! Considerably larger than Rich’s standard DX figure at around 11″ tall (comparison below), the figure is said to be the latest in MVH’sContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Mutant Vinyl Hardcore’s “Troll” wax prototype revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Frank Kozik x BlackBook Toy’s latest “A Clockwork Carrot” figure teased…

Having had continued success with A Clockwork Carrot’s Lil’ Alex and Dim, BlackBook Toy are proud to reveal that they’ve teamed up with Frank Kozik for an all-new addition to the Clockwork Orange-inspired soft vinyl series! Whilst details remain scarce at present, it would appear that the third character in the line will be basedContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Frank Kozik x BlackBook Toy’s latest “A Clockwork Carrot” figure teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English x BlackBook Toy’s Evil Mc sofubi teased…

BlackBook Toy have just revealed that they’re teaming up with pop artist Ron English for an all-new take on Ronald McDonald for their latest sofubi, Evil Mc! Based on the reoccurring character seen in many of English’s paintings, the sinister-looking fast food anti-mascot has been realised in 3D by the talented Chop over at Monster Farm. With the figureContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Ron English x BlackBook Toy’s Evil Mc sofubi teased…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Oozeball sofubi wax prototypes revealed…

With the sofubi Oozeball preorder proving to be a huge success last month, we thought we’d give those early adopters of the figure a little update on its progress. Having been recast in wax and retooled for jointing over the past week, the ball is now in the hands of the factory over in Japan for theContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Oozeball sofubi wax prototypes revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Pea-Shooter Mobile sofubi micro revealed…

Following the announcement of the RAMPAGE KAIBUTSUYA series earlier in the week, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed yet another new figure destined for soft vinyl soon- the Pea-Shooter Mobile! Fully compatible with the Gachapon Goblin micros (primarily the pictured Crazy Unicorn!), the 1″ tall figure has been hand sculpted by Jon, featuringContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Pea-Shooter Mobile sofubi micro revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Psycho Scimitar sofubi wax proto and Booger Boil wooden figure from Alex Gavryushenko…

Originally revealed as a finished clay sculpt back in December, Alex Gavryushenko over at Brooklyn based toy and apparel brand Psycho Scimitar is proud to reveal that his awesome, as yet untitled sofubi is finally in the last stages of wax prototyping over in Japan! Standing at around 9″ tall and featuring articulation at the neck, the crazy looking aquaticContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Psycho Scimitar sofubi wax proto and Booger Boil wooden figure from Alex Gavryushenko…”

MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Studio’s Sister Mayo and My Shaggy Little Unicorn sofubi test shots revealed…

Hot off the heals of our look at the Lab Mice wax protos last week, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed another 2 sofubi micros that’ll be debuting later this month, Sister Mayo and My Shaggy Little Unicorn! Created as a kind of mini follow-up to last year’s hugely popular Gachapon GoblinContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Studio’s Sister Mayo and My Shaggy Little Unicorn sofubi test shots revealed…”

MAN-E-NEWS// The Splurrt x Rampage Toys “Lab Mice” finished wax protos revealed…

Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed that Splurrt‘s long awaited Lab Mice sofubi are now entering the final stages of production! Pictured here as finished wax prototypes, the mini series is set to consist of one ear-grafted body with three different head designs up for grabs; a Hybrid, Brain and Infected. DueContinue reading “MAN-E-NEWS// The Splurrt x Rampage Toys “Lab Mice” finished wax protos revealed…”