Posted by marc August 29, 2016

It's always sunny in Philadelphia? How about always Dunny? Martian Toys are plopping a retail designer toy store - yeah, you read that right - in the City of Brotherly Love. They're looking to bring back the glory days of designer toy store: trading parties, release parties, artist signings, and more. Details will follow, so stay tuned!

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Posted by marc August 29, 2016

One of our most anticipated releases of the season has been the triumvirate of Sticky Monster Lab, Jason Freeny, and Mighty Jaxx. We got a quick preview back in May, but now that the dissected figures are up for pre-order, we've got turnarounds for three of the four designs. Yellowmon, Bigmon, and...

Posted by marc August 29, 2016

Japanese clothing company are giving vintage game fans something to get excited about during Tokyo Game Show next month. While most people who prefer 16 bits to teraflops will be rolling their eyes at the newest 3D rehashes, they'll also be able to get their hands on officially licensed Neo•Geo and SEGA merch. Hoodies, track jackets, and tees of the two Japanese systems will be available, and...

Posted by marc August 29, 2016

We've been keeping an eye on this somewhat mysterious project for a few months, and now we've finally got a full reveal. Mighty Jaxx have teamed up with HyperGrand to create a limited edition watch housed in a very cool polygonal cyclops skull. The orbital of the cranium reveals the watch face, which features black-on-black crossbones and minute markers and a black case. The hour and...

Posted by marc August 29, 2016

Nakanari's got some of the sharpest lines I've ever seen. #NoMaskingTape. It looks like he's working on an 8 inch custom Dunny this week and going by the hashtags on his Instagram post, the theme is modelled after the Anbu characters from the manga and anime Naruto. I'm loving that gold paint used for the logo and shoulders and can't wait to see the front view of this piece!

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Posted by marc August 26, 2016

For all of the GCI movies out there today, it's a relief that some OG animation is still being created. Kubo and the Two Strings uses traditional stop motion animation with supplementary CGI, and the behind-the-scenes video makes it pretty clear why studios opt for CGI these days. Stop motion is extremely time intensive and tedious, and at the scale of a commercial film, requires...

Posted by marc August 26, 2016

So there are these big red balls in front of Target stores, which I assume are meant to stop soccer moms from careening their SUVs into the store when Oprah's latest book club pick comes out. But recently those balls have been repainted into pokéballs. The weirdest part? Target themselves did this, not Pokémon fans with wicked masking tape skills. The stores that have these seem...

Posted by marc August 26, 2016

Putting a twist on Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog, London-based Whatshisname is about to release a giant 47 inch fiberglass sculpture. POPek is a squatting balloon dog who has just excreted a rubbery balloon turd. The fiberglass is finished in a brilliant, high gloss red. Being so large, only ten will be produced. But don't worry. Whether you don't have the cash or the space, you can still grab a...

Posted by kristina August 26, 2016
Rato Kim Peach BreadCat Coming Soon!

It is possible for Rato Kim's BreadCat to be cuter. Introducing Peach BreadCat, the next colorway Kim plans to release! Kim posted a sneak peek of this version on Instagram and it's too cute. The color and the details, all the way to its little green leaf, makes this version even more adorable. Stay tuned as more information about Peach BreadCat and its release date. To hold you over...

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