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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Pumpkin Golem” from RedJaroJam x Eric Nilla…

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Mini figure sculptor Jared DeCosta aka RedJaroJam has teamed up with Eric Nilla for the release of his latest creation, the Pumpkin Golem! Whilst information on the little guy is still scarce at present, judging by the recent released photo he appears to be standard keshi size – around 2″ tall – coming complete with a beautifully realised Jack ‘O Lantern head, a blade wielding fist, and an array of super-detailed, life like textures- all meticulously captured in a keshi rubber courtesy of Eric. Dropping in the Eric Nilla store tonight at 6pm PST in marbled green/orange and green/black, both colorways have been limited to just 5 pieces each, with prices still to be confirmed. Those heading to Designer Con 2014 next week will also be glad to know that a wider selection of colors will be available from the Fred Marinello x Eric Nilla booth (#1126), with any leftovers heading online soon after…

MAN-E-NEWS// The NagNagNag x KK x Mishka DCon exclusive “Zinmenken” sofubi…

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Greg Rivera over at Mishka has just revealed that they’ve teamed up with NagNagNag‘s Shigeru and KK for a Designer Con 2014 exclusive of the elusive Zinmenken sofubi! Based on a Japanese urban legend that talks of a human-faced dog, the super-creepy figure was sculpted and produced by Jyarinco’s owner KK, this time around coming with stunning neon/metallic sprays and hand threaded hair from Shigeru. Limited to an edition of 3 – each said to be completely unique – the figures will be up for grabs at the Mishka booth (#208) from November 8th – 9th for an undisclosed sum…

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Satori Kappa” resin figure from Planet 3 Toys…

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Artist David Dick of Planet 3 Toys is very proud to present his debut resin release, the beautiful Satori Kappa! Based on Japanese folk lore’s reoccurring “river child”, the salamander-like sculpt was designed and hand crafted by David, standing at around 2.75″ tall. Produced in resin by the guys over at Pretty in Plastic, the completed figures will come with hand painted detailing not shown in the pictures above, each coming signed/numbered by the artist and packed with an exclusive button plus certificate of authenticity. Limited to an edition of 40 for this first run, the Satori Kappa will be touching down in the Planet 3 Toys store at some point later today (10/31) for an undisclosed sum…

MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon exclusive “Double Faced Busts” from Seymour Art…

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Whilst he’ll unfortunately won’t be able to attend Designer Con 2014 in person this year, Peter Kelk of Seymour Art has revealed that he’ll a brand new series of resins up for grabs at the event, these gorgeous double faced busts! Limited to an edition of 10 hand cast resin multiples – of which 4 will be available at DCon – the 5″ tall figures have each been treated to a unique blend of air brush and hand paints, finished with a layer of protective gloss and then mounted on a display base. Going on sale at New Zealand collective Tiny Travelling Gallery‘s booth (#203) from November 8th-9th, the double faced busts will set you back $150 each…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween Mr Canker resin figure from Selfishlittle…

Up and coming toy artist Selfishlittle is proud to reveal that his debut figure Mr Canker is set to return today for a special Halloween release! Inspired by cult gross-out flicks such as Street Trash and Toxic Avenger, the beautifully sculpted slab of resin sludge stands at around 5.5″, coming with magnetic articulation in the arms. Limited to a batch of 5 one-off hand painted figures for the release, the Halloween Mr Cankers will be touching down in the Selfishlittle store today (10/31) at 4pm EST for just $45 each plus shipping… Anyone heading to DCon next week will be glad to know that another batch will also be available via the Lulubell Toys booth- stay tuned for more on these soon!

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MAN-E-NEWS// Shimomoku’s “BETA” Kinokeshi sofubi micro revealed…

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Originally teased here last week, the latest figure in Shimomku‘s ongoing Kinokeshi series has just been revealed in full! Named “BETA”, the third figure in the soft vinyl line retains the same porcelain like qualities as the previous releases, this time coming with a unique design that features 4 fully articulated legs that can be neatly tucked under the figure for a multitude of display options. Due to make it’s debut at an event in Nihonbashi, Osaka this weekend (11/2), with a further appearance at Design Fiesta 40 the week after, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for an online debut in the near future…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Crazy Pattern” Real Uamou from Uamou x RealxHead…

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Uamou have just unleashed yet another new figure into the Atelier store this week, the “Crazy Pattern” Real Uamou! Produced by RealxHead, the latest version of this highly sought after figure consist of unpainted mixed parts from a number of different previous runs, with no 2 figures alike. Currently available in strictly limited quantities at the Tokyo-based location for just 6,000yen ($55) each, international order enquiries can be made by contacting Umaou directly at info@uamou.com

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MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon exclusive “Ghost” run Zinewolf sofubi from Hateball…

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With an all-new second “Halloween” version of Hateball‘s Zinewolf sofubi currently being offered up exclusively to newsletter subscribers, those who’ve still not had the foresight to head over to the new Hateball site and sign up will be glad to know that the artist will also be offering up a special “Ghost” run at Designer Con 2014 next week! Featuring a whopping total of 7 parts, 6 points of articulation and a magnetically-assisted “beast” mask, the crazy collage of ‘zine and pop culture comes cast in a gorgeous Halloween-inspired orange, black and GID Japanese soft vinyl. Once again accompanied by a 20 page ‘zine omake, the “Ghost” run Zinewolfs will be available directly from Hateball throughout the con for just $90 a pop. Keep track of the artist’s whereabouts during the event by giving his Instagram feed a follow right here

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Angel Abby exclusive Shikabane Kaiju from Blood Guts Toys…

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Premier Hong Kong toy distributor Angel Abby are proud to reveal that they’ve teamed up with Blood Guts Toys‘ IzuMonster for the latest round of his highly sought after Shikabane Kaiju! From the black and white pictures we’ve seen so far, the 9″ tall neo-kaiju figure will feature just the “Flesh Eater” head this time around, coming with various sprays and dolls eye inserts from Izu. Currently up for grabs via a “blind bag” lottery for $250 plus shipping until Saturday, November 1st at 11.59pm Hong Kong time, interested parties can enter by sending over their name, address, phone number, Instagram or Facebook name and PayPal address to angelabby_hk@yahoo.com.hk… Good luck to all who enter!

MAN-E-NEWS// The P.P. Pudding store exclusive “Rimey” sofubi from GRUP Design Works…

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Having debuted at Taipei Toy Festival earlier in the month, the guys over at GRUP Design Works have teamed up with P.P. Pudding for the first online release of their adorable Rimey sofubi! Based on GRUP’s signature mummy character, the 4″ figure has been sculpted by none other than Kenth Toy Works, coming in at around 4″ tall with 2 points of articulation. Produced in a white soft vinyl with minimal black and red sprays for the release, this exclusive version also features a modified neck joint so that the head can be popped off to fit P.P. Pudding’s own figure, Honeheru (sold separately). Currently up for grabs in the P.P. Pudding store right here, Rimey has been priced at 3,200yen ($30) plus shipping…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween Galaxy Bats from The Galaxy People…

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Brian Bunting of The Galaxy People is proud to reveal a special festive round of Halloween Galaxy Bats will be touching down in his store this Friday, October 31st at 12pm Japan time! Featuring Brian’s all-new resin cast bat head, the 4.5″ tall soft vinyl figures have been treated to a mix of neon pink, teal, and silver sprays, coming complete with hand cut yellow vinyl bat wings. Limited to an edition of just 5 this time around, the Halloween Bats will be available right here for just $35 each plus shipping…

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Brush Paint Hell” Rotten-X micro-run from Rampage Toys…

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Joining the previously posted Wave 2 Cyclops Dinos and Micro Cabriolet, Jon Malmstedt of Rampage Toys has just revealed yet another release that he’ll be bringing along to Design Fiesta 40 next month, the “Brush Paint Hell” Rotten-X micro-run! Originally debuting at NYCC last month, the awesome mega-collab features the Triclops designed/Zectron sculpted “Rotten Tomato” ball as part of a fully-fledged Skull Head Butt “X” figure. Produced in the same bright red soft vinyl as the original release, as the edition name would suggest the paint application is rather more focused on intense brush work this time around, featuring a mix of various greens, white and pink hand painted detailing… Whilst it’s likely that these guys will sellout well before a chance of heading online, you’ll be glad to know that there’ll be runs from both Triclops and The Disarticulators in the near future- more details on those soon!

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Anger” and “Drunk” Evil Demon sofubi from Bukimi Blasters…

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As if the recent news of his upcoming Designer Con 2014 release wasn’t enough, Shigeo Endo over at Bukimi Blasters has just revealed that he will be dropping 2 new micro runs of his ever popular Evil Demon online this week! Entitled “Anger” and “Drunk”, both versions of the 5.5″ figure have been cast in a light green soft vinyl, with the former receiving purple and metallic sprays, and the later, a mix of yellow, orange and green. Limited to runs of just 5 this time around, the Anger and Drunk Evil Demons will be up for grabs in the Bukimi Blasters store this Friday, October 31st for $120 each plus shipping. Available for just a one hour period, we suggest setting your alarms for these to avoid disappointment!

MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon 2014 exclusive MOTUKO at the Refreshment Toy x Pop Soda booth…

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The guys over at Refreshment and Pop Soda are proud to reveal that they’ll be bringing along the latest version of Shamrock Arrow and L’amour Supreme‘s MOTUKO figure to Designer Con 2014 next month! Originally released in super-limited quantities at Superfestival 66 a few weeks back, the “Red and Ivory” hand painted edition returns in mixed part soft vinyl, coming complete with black/gold masked sprays and a detail hugging rub. Due to go on sale at the Refreshment x Pop Soda booth (#624) on November 8th-9th alongside a whole host of Refreshment, Pop Soda and Real x Head figures (a couple of which are pictured below ), expect the “Red and Ivory” MOTUKO to come in at around $80 each…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Pinhead” mini busts from Ultimate Skull and Cobra…

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Tim Stephson over at Ultimate Skull and Cobra has taken on the cult classic Hellraiser for his latest release, proudly presenting the Pinhead mini bust! Staning at around 3.5″ tall (TBC), the beautifully realised head-to-torso figure has been hand sculpt and cast in resin by Tim, coming complete with what appears to be a super-ornate rendition of the film’s infamous puzzle box in 3D printed form. Whilst we’re still unsure of how the figures are to be finished, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that those rather ominous fish hooks and laser cut box faces will feature as part of the end product in one way or another… Keep track of Tim’s Instagram feed here for more developments on the project soon!

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Kuumon “Blind Bag Bonanza” from Shirahama Toy…

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Dennis over at Shirahama Toy has just revealed that he will be hosting another online Kuumon “Blind Bag Bonanza” this week! Featuring a plethora of different unpainted colorways – most of which have been limited to just 4 pieces or under – the 5″ tall figures are also set to come in a mix of both standard and squishy soft vinyl. Touching down in the Shirahama store this Thursday, October 30th at 6am Japan time, pricing for the figures is still to be confirmed, but we’re guessing they’ll be offered up for around 3,500yen ($32) plus shipping…

MAN-E-NEWS// New Cyclops Dinos and the Micro Cabriolet sofubi from Rampage Toys…

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Having seen countless releases over the past 2 years, Rampage Toys‘ awesome Cyclops Dino sofubi line has finally been updated with a new wave of characters! Featuring a total of 3 designs; a triceratops, ankylosaurus, and our favourite, a 2-headed brontosaurus, all have been hand sculpted and produced in soft vinyl by Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt over in Japan. Debuting alongside the pictured multipurpose Gachapon Goblin “Cabriolet” micro at Design Fiesta 40 next month (booth i-37), we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for an online release soon after…

MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon exclusive Caught’n Cody from Retroband x DKE Toys…

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The guys over at DKE Toys are proud to reveal another exclusive custom bootleg release they’ll be bringing along to Designer Con 2014 next month, the Caught’n Cody mini figure from Retroband! The third figure in the artist’s GPK inspired line Retroband Kids, the 2″ tall piece has been hand sculpt and cast in resin, coming in a pink flocking and mounted on a blistered trading card. Limited to an edition of 50 figures priced at $45 each, Caught’n Cody will be up for grabs at the DKE DCon booth (#1230) from November 8th to November 9th. Look out for more DKE exclusives on the site soon!

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Blacula” resin action figure from Falcon Toys…

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“Blacula is one strange dude who is literally dressed to kill. On a nightly quest for human blood and the love of a woman, Blacula wreaks unholy havoc on the mean streets of LA…”

Mike Woods over at Flacon Toys returns with his latest custom bootleg release, taking on William Crane’s infamous blaxploitation flick, Blacula! Kit-bashed from a variety of vintage action figures, the 3.75″ resin interpretation of the films lead, Mamuwalde, has been hand cast and painted, coming with 5 points of articulation and finished with a hand cut cape. Limited to an edition of 20, each figure has been housed in the new Falcon Toys clamshell, packed with a bag of Halloween treats including an exclusive Blacula sticker designed by RENONE’s LAB. Touching down in the Falcon Toys store this Friday, October 31st at 5pm CST, Blacula has been priced at just $55 plus shipping…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween Masked Digglers from Devils Head Productions x Splurrt…

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Yep, yet another Halloween themed release this week, as Devils Head Productions team up with Splurrt for a festive second round of Masked Alavaka Digglers! This time coming cast in an orange soft vinyl with removable black mask, the 4″ tall Digglers are set to remain blank for the majority of the release, with a super-limited batch of painted chases from both Splurrt and DHP’s Toby Dutkiewicz (pictured) inserted randomly into the run. To be sold through the Splurrt store this time around, expect the little guys to touch down this coming Thursday, October 31st at Noon EST for around $60 each (TBC)…

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