During the 2nd Annual Designer Toys Awards ceremony, held in New York City on October 13th, 2012, not all of the winners were able to be present so we had some of those we knew would be in abstentia record video acceptance speeches for us. Perhaps the most notable being Michael Lau's thank you video for winning "Best 1/6th Scale," which we didn't receive early enough to air that night:
Scott Tolleson, who won "Best Plush" for his Nosellots, recorded a rather humorous video for his acceptance speech:
Likewise, RESTORE was unable to fly in from Japan to receive his award for "Best Sofubi" due to his wonderful Debris Japan figure, so he made this beautiful montage video himself for us to show:
And Sara Harvey, winner of the Best Collection Award, was also absent, so she made the following video for us:
And, of course, we had a video made by many luminaries and notables in the scene congratulating Lev (of Toy Tokyo fame) for winning the Lifetime Achievement Award:
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