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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bog micro run from Frank Kozik…

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“Deep beneath the waves the Bogs grow angered at Aquaman’s habit of tossing his trash into their yard and decide to exact vengeance in their own violent and sadistic way! Marvel to the hopeless thrashings of Aquaman as they rend him into several piecesI Rejoice with them as his life force bubbles merrily away int to the Abyss!”

Yep, yet more from Kozik today, as the artist proudly presents his latest micro run, the “Aqua Bog” Ultrus Bogs! Produced in what appears to be 2 different shades of green vinyl, the Skinner-designed 8″ sofubi has been decked out in a number of metallic/aqua sprays and hand painted details courtesy of Kozik, coming bagged with a custom Aquaman inspired header card. Limited to an edition of just 13 pieces, Aqua Bog will be touching down in the Frank Kozik store this Thursday, April 10th at Noon PST for $200 each…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys at ToyCon UK revealed in full…

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We’ve covered huge a selection of figures that Rampage Toys will be carting to ToyCon UK over the past couple of weeks, but today we can finally reveal the whole list in full- and boy, is it impressive! Featuring a varied selection of OG Rampage figures, hand painted collaborative releases, third party exclusives, plus a couple of very special lottery releases, all will be up for grabs at the Rampage x Disarticulator (#16) booth come opening time this Saturday, April 12th… Click thru to check out what will be on offer!

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MAN-E-NEWS// RESTORE’s Debris Japan “SFB Blue” at Lulubell Toys…

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The guys over at Lulubell Toys are excited to announce another awesome release from RESTORE, the unpainted “SFB Blue” Debris Japan!  Due to be making it’s debut at the Mintyfresh ToyCon booth this coming Saturday, a limited number have been held back for a pre-order release on the Lulubell store next Monday, April 14th at 12.01am PST, with the beautiful 7″ tall figure coming in at an unbelievable $50 each plus shipping (around $25 cheaper than the UK version!).


MAN-E-NEWS// The Large GID Heathrow sofubi from Frank Kozik…

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Hot off the heals of the recent Orange Creamsicle Mini release just a couple of weeks back, Frank Kozik has just announced that the giant sized Heathrow sofubi will be making it’s debut in-store at Noon PST today (4/8)! Produced in an unpainted GID soft vinyl for the release, this new larger version stands at around 6″ tall, twice the size of the previously released mini. Limited to an edition of 30 bagged and headed figures for just $75 a pop, Kozik has revealed that 1 in 6 bags will also contain a special marbled “Prize” edition Mini (pictured below)- a great incentive, although we doubt many of you guys need an excuse to jump on this awesome release!

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Splurrt “CK” Sewer Creep revealed…

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Mikee Riggs aka Coma21 is proud to reveal the latest artist to take on his Ian the Sewer Creep sofubi, the mighty Splurrt! Cast up in what appears to be a GID soft vinyl this time around, the 7″ tall figure has been treated to a number of neon green, pink and black sprays, finished off with an awesome Cadaver Kid logo proudly displayed on the chest. Due for release as a limited micro run in the near future, we suggest keeping a close eye on Mikee’s IG feed here for more details soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The ToyCon UK exclusive Sametan from Comet Debris…

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We thought yesterday’s reveal of Zagoran and Kappa Kid was the last of Comet Debris exclusives for ToyCon UK, but we were wrong… as CD’s Koji Harmon presents YET another figure, the Blue/Purple Sametan! Produced in a mix of light blue and purple soft vinyl, the 4″ figure has been treated to white, black, red, blue and gold sprays. Limited to an edition of just 10, these will be up for grabs at the Comet Debris ToyCon booth (#41) this Saturday, April 12th for just £30 each…


MAN-E-NEWS// The ToyCon UK exclusive Zagoran and Kappa Kid from Comet Debris…

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Saving the best till last, Koji Harmon over at Comet Debris proudly presents the final 2 figures he’ll be bringing along to ToyCon UK this Saturday- a Gargamel exclusive and an all-new CD figure! First up we have that gorgeous Zagoran pictured above… Cast in a clear green soft vinyl for the release, the Gargamel produced figure has been treated to a number of metallic purple, gold, pink and black sprays courtesy of Comet Debris. Edition size on the beast is still to be revealed, but with it priced at just £55, we’re sure it won’t last long regardless!

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Next we have the debut of all-new Comet Debris figure, the Kappa Kid! An adorable infant version of Kappa Shonen, the Kewpie inspired mini figure will be making his first appearance in an unpainted blue glow vinyl for just £20 a pop. Again, edition size is still to be confirmed, so be sure to head over to the booth early to avoid disappointment!


MAN-E-NEWS// The ToyCon Lab Mice from Rampage Toys x Splurrt…

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Fresh from the debut open run last week, Splurrt‘s Lab Mice return for an exclusive ToyCon UK run! Produced and painted by Rampage Toys‘ Jon Malmstedt, the set of 3 3″ tall sofubi minis have been cast in a bright red soft vinyl, coming with a mix of metallic sprays and tight hand painted detailing. Limited to a batch of 10, the ToyCon Lab Mice will be up for grabs at the Rampage/Disarticulator booth this Saturday, April 12th, with an estimated price of £30-£35 per set… Stay tuned for more reveals from the RT x DA table later on today!


MAN-E-NEWS// The custom Monster Boogie Kaiju Tanks from Obsessed Panda…

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Michael Devera over at Obsessed Panda has just unleashed a trio of custom Monster Boogie Kaiju Tanks in-store! All featuring their own unique paint application including straight sprays, weathering and faux decal application, our favourite has got to be the super-tight “Hex Camo (main pic), coming on a light grey soft vinyl base with layered stenciled hexagonal camouflage in a mix of red, grey and black. Priced at just $60 each shipped in the US, the Kaiju Tanks can be found in the OP Customs store right here

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MAN-E-NEWS// ToyCon UK exclusive Tokoji Seijin from Comet Debris…

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Following yesterday’s look at Kappa Shonen and Ace Robo, Comet Debris have just revealed the latest figure to land a ToyCon UK exclusive colorway, Tokoji Seijin! Coming cast in a GID soft vinyl with stunning purple and pink sprays, the 6″ tall beastie has been limited to an edition of just 10 pieces. Coming in at £55 a pop, Tokoji Seijin will be up for grabs at the CD booth (#41) next Saturday, April 12th from 9am… Stay tuned for more reveals soon!


MAN-E-NEWS// Angel Abby’s Cosmo Knight Alpha MOON “Ocean” and “Lava” exclusives…

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Teased here earlier in the week, Angel Abby‘s exclusive Cosmo Knight Alpha “MOON” sofubi has just touched down in-store! Produced by Target Earth, the latest version of the “Le Voyage dans la lune” inspired figure is up for grabs in 2 contrasting colorways; “Ocean”, coming cast in a yellow soft vinyl with aqua sprays and red rocket, and “Lava”, also coming in yellow, complete with orange sprays and blue rocket. Up for grabs in the Angel Abby store right here, the pair have been priced at $100 each plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// ToyCon UK exclusive Kappa Shonen and Ace Robo from Comet Debris…

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Following our look at the the “Early Bird” edition Sametan earlier in the week, Koji Harmon over at Comet Debris has just revealed another 2 exclusives that’ll be up for grabs at ToyCon UK next Saturday, April 12th! First up we have the return of Kappa Shonen… As previously teased, the 5″ tall figure has been cast up in a clear green this time around, coming with masked purple, blue, green, yellow, white and black sprays. Edition size on the piece is still to be revealed, but we can confirm they’ll be up for grabs at booth #41 for £40 each…

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Next up, we have a limited run of Ace Robo! Coming cast in a bright yellow soft vinyl with black and grey sprays inspired by Yo Gabba Gabba’s Plex, the adorable ‘bot has been limited to just 10 this time around, coming in at just £40 a piece… Stay tuned for more CD reveals over the next few days!


MAN-E-NEWS// The ToyCon Uk exclusive “Flocked Dropleaf” INC. from Mintyfresh x Instinct Toy…

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Joining the previously posted Debris Japan sofubi, Mintyfresh have unveiled their latest exclusive to be unleashed at ToyCon UK next week, teaming up with Instinct Toy for a special “Flocked Dropleaf” edition of their flagship figure, INC! Coming double cast in a breathtaking, semi-translucent bright green vinyl with white flocked nose, mouth and claws. Limited to an edition of 50, the figure will be up for grabs at the Mintyfresh booth next Saturday, April 12th for £95 a pop… But that’s not all! Joining the flocked version, the guys have also secured a GID Dropleaf for online release! Also limited to 50, details on the release are to follow soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Rootbeer” Unchiman from Paul Kaiju…

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As if last week’s Unchipocalypse release wasn’t enough, Paul Kaiju has just revealed that another surprise batch of Unchiman kaiju will be up for grabs this weekend! Produced in a thirst inducing transparent “Rootbeer” brown soft vinyl this time around, the 8.5″ tall figures will be unleashed in super-rare unpainted form, coming in at just $90 each plus shipping. Look out for the undisputed king of kaiju poo in the Paul Kaiju store this Sunday, April 6th at Noon PST…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Split Bi-Camo” custom Kaiju Eyezon from D-Lux…

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D-Lux has just revealed the latest custom to hit his webstore, the stunning “Split Bi-Camo” Kaiju Eyezon! Standing at 10″ tall, the Max Toy produced figure has been given D-Lux’s standard retina melting workout, this time coming in a “split down the middle” mix of metallic teal, metallic pink, baby teal, lavender, black and gold sprays. Currently residing in-store right here, the figure has been priced at just $150 shipped in the US…


MAN-E-NEWS// MVH’s “Midnight Hunter” Berserker lottery details…

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After little over a year since we first saw the finished proto, Rich Montanari Jr over at Mutant Vinyl Hardcore is proud to finally present the first official Berserker release, the Midnight Hunter! Standing at a lofty 13.5″, the massive beast has been cast in a Tiffany blue soft vinyl, painted in a wide variety of greens, reds, purples, blues, black and silver to form one of the most insanely complex painted runs we’ve ever witnessed. Kicking the release off with a bang, Rich has also revealed that the main release will also be joined by a chase version, as well as a few one-offs and reconfigured test paints- all coming complete with both severed head and spiked ball/chain omake, plus an exclusive header with art work from Lightning swords of Death front man, Farron Loathing! So, to the important part, the release details… Touching down on the MVH site via lottery for a 24 hour period starting this Friday, April 4th at 12am EST, the lucky few selected for purchasing are going to need to hand over $185 plus shipping to secure the figure. Good luck to all who enter- you’re certainly going to need it if the 400+ entries for the previous lottery are anything to go by!


MAN-E-UPDATE// Rampage Toys at ToyCon UK…

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With little over a week away now until the big event, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just started to reveal the gargantuan selection of vinyl he’ll be carting along to ToyCon- starved UK kaiju and sofubi collectors be warned, you’re likely to be leaving the booth penniless and wanting more! Joining the previously teased Usir and Monoclon micro-runs, a number of other figures have been confirmed so far, including a pair of one-off Yusei Majins from Longneck, Rampage MVH customs (including the beautiful pictured DX!), Ugly Unicorn x Nibbler mash-ups with matching micros, plus an exclusive “Red” run of Splurrt’s Lab Mice… All to be released through the Rampage x Disarticulator booth (#16), pricing, edition sizes and drop times are all still to be confirmed, so be sure to keep a close eye on the Rampage IG feed here for more details soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Motorbot Mecha Brain CKs and unpainted black Usirs from Splurrt…

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Only making a limited number of appearances since it’s debut over a year ago, it came with great pleasure today to find that Splurrt‘s Mecha Brain Cadaver Kid will be returning for an all-new micro run courtesy of Motorbot! Cast in a black soft vinyl with numerous neon sprays, hand painted detailing and figure hugging rubs, the gruesome little guy will be touching down in the Splurrt store this Sunday, April 6th at Noon EST for just $60 a piece… But that’s not all! Joining the Mecha Brains, Splurrt will also be unleashing a limited batch of unpainted Usirs. Cast in a glossy black this time around, the figure has been priced at $50 plus shipping… If previous blank releases are anything to go by, we suggest working out that F5 finger in preparation- these are likely to disappear in seconds!


MAN-E-NEWS// The MadBattleMan IG competition from Mike Sutfin…

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Hot off the heals of last week’s GID drop (find out more here), legendary illustrator Mike Suftin is offering up yet another chance to bag an elusive MadBattleMan sofubi with the reveal of his latest IG contest! Coming cast in a super-rare unpainted black soft vinyl, those who fancy their chances are going to need to follow these simple steps to enter-

  1. Give Mike’s Instagram account a follow at @sutfin
  2. Take a screenshot of the above image (link here) and regram
  3. Tag your post with #madbattleman… That’s it!

A winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 8th- good luck to all who enter!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Destruction of Earth” Crystal Mecha from Super7…

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“Crystal Mecha invasion imminent, destruction of Earth certain!”

After narrowly avoiding certain doom at the X-Hands of the Terror of Crystal Mecha, the colossal mecha-kaiju has returned intent on finishing the job! Designed/sculpted by Brian Flynn and produced by Super7, the latest version of the 9″ tall crystal headed beast has been cast in an opaque grey glitter vinyl with metallic green, gun-metal black and light blue sprays, replete with a translucent vinyl dome with metallic silver and blue accents. Touching down in the Super7 store this Thursday, April 3rd at Noon PST, Crystal Mecha “Destrustion of Earth” edition has been priced at $95 plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// ToyCon UK exclusive “SFB Blue” and “SFB Glaciation” RESTORE Debris Japan from Minty Fresh…

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The guys over at Europe’s leading toy emporium Minty Fresh have just started to reveal the jaw-dropping selection of goodies they’ll be carting along to ToyCon UK next Saturday, April 12th, the first coming in the form of these exclusive Debris Japan sofubi from Restore! Once again up for grabs in 2 different colourways; an unpainted “SFB Blue” and the absolutely stunning “SFB” Glaciation”, both come complete with a number of different accessories for just £45 and £90 respectively. Due for release at the Minty Fresh booth come opening time at 9am, edition size is still to be revealed, so to con goers we suggest heading over early to avoid disappointment!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Angel Abby exclusive “Cosmo Knight Alpha” sofubi revealed…

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With their “Stage 4″ version of Elegab’s Zubora dropping in-store this Saturday (find out more here), Angel Abby have wasted no time in revealing their next exclusive release, Target Earth‘s Cosmo Knight Alpha! Whilst details are still thin on the ground at the moment, it would appear that the “Le Voyage dans la lune” inspired figure will be coming in a lighter paint app than previous releases, with the above b/w image suggesting either a white or yellow base. Due to touch down in the Angel Abby store at some point over the next few weeks, be sure to keep a close eye on the dedicated IG feed here for more details soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Cojica Toys’ ToyCon UK exclusive Monoclon sofubi…

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Hiramoto Kiaju over at Cojica Toys has just revealed that Monoclon will be invading ToyCon UK next week in an all-new exclusive colorway! Featuring the figure’s standard flesh soft vinyl base, the stunning vintage style dino has been sprayed in white with subtle brown lowlights and hand painted detailing. Due to be going on sale at the Rampage Toys x Disarticulators booth (#16) alongside a gargantuan selection of kaiju, sofubi and keshi, pricing and edition size is still to be confirmed…


MAN-E-NEWS// The ToyCon UK exclusive “Early Bird” Sametan sofubi from Comet Debris…

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With ToyCon UK little over a week away now, Comet Debris‘s Koji Harmon has begun to officially reveal the selection of exclusives he’ll be bringing along to the event- the first coming in the form of this gorgeous “Early Bird” edition Sametan! Cast in a GID soft vinyl, the 4″ tall figure comes with purple and pink sprays with gold hand painted detailing. Limited to a run of just 5 pieces, the little guys will be available from the Comet Debris booth (#41) at 9am for £30 each… Stay tuned for news on the other figures, including the pictured Zagoran and Kappa Shonen, over the next few days!

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