Posted by marc September 23, 2016

I need sugar, stat! After walking through P!Q in Grand Central to view Zard Apuya's first solo show, I'm lusting for donuts, Kinder Happy Hippos, and chunks of cookie dough. Zard, if you didn't know, takes Kidrobot's platform toys and turns them into confectionary customs. Peruse the delicous gallery below and check out P!Q's online...

Posted by marc September 23, 2016

Haven't scored one or Rato Kim's super cute BoxCats yet? If you're attending NYCC, myplasticheart has you covered. They'll be brining WoodCat, WatermelonCat, BreadCat, PumpkinCat and more to the con. I can't wait to finally see these resin figures in-person and I'll definitely be taking one of them home. But which one? I've got two weeks to decide, as NYCC is right around the corner!

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Posted by marc September 23, 2016

Well, I now have $45 fewer dollars in my bank account. myplasticheart and Rotofugi have both dropped V.A.G. Series 8 today, which contains the...

Posted by marc September 23, 2016

If anything, Every Time I Die are a punctual band. You can expect a new album from them every other year, with several tours in between. Today, they release their eight (damn, we're getting old) studio album, Low Teens, and given ETID's track record, it's going to be a banger. Thematically, the album is about the terrifying experience of singer Keith Buckley seeing his wife...

Posted by Miranda September 22, 2016
NYCC 16 EXCLUSIVE: Scott Wilkowski's Infected 5" Dunny. Lavender and Sour Apple editions.

Known for his Infected and X-Ray Action versions of popular designer toys, Scott Wilkowski has infected the newest 5" version of one of the most famous platforms of all time: Kidrobot's Dunny! Standing 5-inches tall, his Infected Dunny pieces are double cast in resin and officially...

Posted by marc September 22, 2016

Mmmm, donuts... I don't know a thing about hip hop or Odd Future, but I do love their prevalent donut print. The collective has teamed up with Vans to drape their classic silhouettes in their pastry print. The sneakers are somewhat modified from their OG materials. For example, the Sk8-Hi features suede rather than canvas overlays. These are dropping Saturday, September 24, but seem to be...

Posted by marc September 22, 2016

Ayako Takagi and her Uamou line of sofubi has been sitting out NYCC for the past few years, but that doesn't mean there won't be any fun exclusives. myplasticheart will be brining hand-painted glow-in-the-dark Half Galaxy Uamous to the con, with one vertical half painted with nebulous green, gold, and purple sprays, leaving the other half of the GID sofubi left exposed. These are a definite...

Posted by marc September 22, 2016

Remember those adorable Abbey Road toys from Bito? The Taipei design studio is at it again, this time with Netflix's Narcos. They've turned Pablo Escobar into the cutest drug lord since Nancy Botwin as part of their Bitoy series.

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Posted by kristina September 22, 2016
Kumapop Donut Ghost Stickers for iOS10

Good news-Pete Ellison's Kumapop Donut Ghost Pins Kickstarter was 100% funded last month. Better news-thanks to backers Ellison also reached a stretch goal of making his cute Donut Ghosts into iMessage stickers! The sticker pack is now available for iOS10 and contain over 40 designs. Best part of all? The sticker pack is free!...

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