12 August 2016

You know that feeling when a bunch of your favorite artists are in the same room and you're not there? Yeah, that's what I was feeling this weekend. Konatsu, T9G, Shoko Nakazawa, Ayako Takagi, and...

04 August 2016

Angel Abby in Hong Kong are hosting the Soft Vinyl Festival this weekend, and Koraters and T9G aren't skipping out. Their entry into the show features one of the nicest colorways of their Byron...

13 July 2016

The stars are aligning in August; two of my favorite Japanese artists are sharing an exhibition! Konatsu and UAMOU will be holding "Escape from Earth" from August 11 through August 14 at Studio...

01 July 2016

He's experienced in Excel and Words and can shred TPS reports faster than you can say, "This meeting might run over." Yup, Office Cat has finally been promoted from vector graphic to sofubi...

Uglydoll x TAG
23 June 2016

If you've been waiting for a painted version of the Uglydoll sofubi series, now's your chance. Featuring hand-painted detailing as well as blue and silver sprays, a fresh coat of paint hits all...

Secret Base Marshmallow Man
09 June 2016

As the premiere of the third Ghostbusters movie lurches closer, so does the merch. Images of a half X-Ray colorway of Secret Base's Stay Puft Marshmallow Man have surfaced online, though...

Australian Comic Con
06 June 2016

The latest Uamou and Boo duo takes a cue from Australian aboriginal art, which often used a pointalism-like dot technique. The sofubi figures are hand-painted with green and yellow dots and will...

Ninja Turtles sofubi
31 May 2016

Even they're officially licensed by Viacom, these Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sofubi toys from Dune remind me of the Asian bootleg TMNT toys I used to see as a...

08 August 2016

While the feeling is not mutual, people love cats. And that certainly applies to the designer toy scene. In fact, just like the artwork of ancient Egypt, feline subjects are some of the most...

02 August 2016

Studio Uamou are bringing back their Kakigōri series for the summer. Transparent paint and clear stuffing create the mouth-watering look of shaved ice, and this time a lime green colorway is...

07 July 2016

After making an appearance at an UglyCon is Korea, Ugly Uamou is coming to the US for UglyCon 2016 at Giant Robot. Cast in colorful sofubi, each Uamou and Fortune Uamou features hand-painted...

28 June 2016

This is something I need. Teresa Chiba has teamed up with P.P.Pudding to create an adorable Buddhist-style dog named Inu Harigon. Teresa Chiba created the design and P.P.Pudding took care of...

Koraters Byron
16 June 2016

It's like Byron visited a '50s diner with tuck 'n roll booths. The multi-colored glitter is eye-popping, but is unfortunately relegated to Japan. From what I've been able to gather, this version...

awesome toys sofubi
08 June 2016

"Come play with us Danny... Forever and ever and ever." Awesome Toys, the folks behind the Nessie sofubi reproduction, have just released their homage to the Grady twins from Stanley Kubrick's...

Uglydoll sofubi
02 June 2016

Last month, T.A.G. and Uglydoll teamed up to launch their line of mini figures in bright red sofubi. Fans will be happy to hear that the May release was just the first in a series of colorways....

Transformers Sofubi
31 May 2016

Something a lot of younger fans of Transformers don't realize is that the concept started in Japan simply as a toy series. Takara produced the first wave of figures, which drew...

08 August 2016

Konatsu is finally getting an east coast show thanks to myplasticheart! The purveyor of super kawaii watercolor doodles and sofubi will have her work on display from September 16 through October...

Pistachio Kookie No Good On Sale Today!
29 July 2016

Are you kicking yourself that you weren't able to get Scott Tolleson's Pistachio's Kookie No Good...

06 July 2016

P.P.Pudding have just revealed some images of a super cute figure inspired by Ultraman. From the photos, it look like the helmet slides up to reveal a human face. I tried using Twitter's...

28 June 2016

I wish the buses I ride looked like this. Or Catbus. The newest colorway of Aya Kakeda's Microbus is cast in eye-popping gold lamé sofubi with the colorway titled "Medetai Island". While I loved...

GID Uamou
15 June 2016

Do you like scary sofubi? Studio Uamou and the production company Nauts sure do. They've teamed up to create the Ghost Uamou Series. This release includes a robed and hooded Uamou with a ...

Felix the cat sofubi
08 June 2016

The spotlight is all over Felix the Cat for some reason! Last month, Secret Base revealed a gold, lamé Felix sofubi and over the weekend BAPE announced their collaboration with the old school cat...

P.P.Pudding sofubi
31 May 2016

Hong Kong shop Angel Abby and Japanese artist P.P.Pudding are working together to create super cute characters based on the classic Chinese story Journey to the West. Even those not...

Chima Group sofubi
23 May 2016

The sofubi power couple from Japan have just dropped a bunch of new colorways of their super cute designs. Highlights include lime-colored Suprise figures, a baby blue Formal, and a GID Wool with...

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