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MAN-E-NEWS// New Tank and Car Unicorns, Cyclops Dinos and more from Rampage Toys…

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Wasting no time since his huge showing at Design Fiesta 40 last weekend, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed that he’ll be restocking the online store with a whole heap of cute next week! Featuring the pictured Tank and Car Unicorn micros, these adorable little chaps are set to be joined by a new round of the recently released Cyclops Dino follow-ups as well as more to be revealed over the weekend. All going up for sale right here at some point on Monday, November 17th, be sure to keep a close eye on the Rampage Instagram feed here for release specifics soon…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Halloween Sale announced…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed a whole slew of figures he’ll be releasing in-store this Friday, October 31st as part of the huge Rampage Halloween sale! Featuring a number of leftover items from NYCC including the RT x Yamomark Cosmegira, NYCC Cadaver Kids and Lab Mice, these will also be joined by a ton of new items too, with highlights including the pictured assorted tank-micros and sets, blank green Lab Mice, GG micro 2-3 packs, plus the latest Ugly Unicorn run in a clear pink soft vinyl! Pricing and edition sizes are all still to be confirmed at present, so be sure to keep a close eye on the Rampage Toys Instagram feed here for the full lowdown later in the week…


MAN-E-NEWS// The NYCC exclusive “Internal Marble” Kesagake sofubi from Rampage Toys…

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Dropping at Superfestival 66 to instant sell-out success, Rampage Toys‘ “Kesagake” sofubi is set to return next week in an all-new NYCC exclusive colorway! The first figure to be released in the ongoing “Giant Monster Animal Shop” series (previously announced here), the menacing 10.5″ grizzly was inspired by the “Sankebetsu Brown Bear Incident” in Hokkaido Higuma- widely known as the worst bear attack in Japanese history – featuring a total of 4 points of articulation as well as the addition of a Hokkaido settler omake. Produced in a gorgeous unpainted clear soft vinyl with internal 4-color marble, the stunning batch of 5 figures will be dropping at the Rampage x Tru:Tek NYCC booth (#208) next Saturday, October 11th for an undisclosed sum… Stay tuned for more exclusives from booth #208 throughout the rest of the week!


MAN-E-NEWS// The NYCC ’14 exclusive Lab Mice sofubi from Rampage Toys x Splurrt…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed one of many exclusives he’ll be unleashing upon the Rampage x Tru:Tek NYCC booth (#208) in just a couple of weeks time, the “Purple” Lab Mice sofubi minis! Designed and sculpted by Splurrt and produced by Jon in Japan, the trio of 3″ creepy critters have been cast in a gorgeous matt purple soft vinyl this time around, coming with white/metallic sprays and hand painted detailing. Packed with a custom header and Bikkuriman-style holographic sticker, the set will be up for grabs starting preview night (10/9) for around $35-$40 each (TBC)…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Rampage Kaibutsuya “Kesagake” sofubi revealed in full…

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Yep, yet more news from Rampage Toys this week, as owner Jon Malmstedt reveals yet another brand new figure that’ll be debuting at both Superfestival 66 and NYCC in just a few weeks time… the Rampage Kaibutsuya “Kesagake” sofubi! The first release in the ongoing “Giant Monster Animal Shop” series (previously announced here), the menacing 10.5″ grizzly was inspired by the Sankebetsu Brown Bear Incident in Hokkaido Higuma- widely known as the worst bear attack in Japanese history. Pictured here as an initial black vinyl test shot – along with settler omake! -expect the first painted run to be revealed over the next couple of weeks…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Pea-Shooter mobile sofubi micro revealed…

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Following yesterday’s NYCC exclusive announcement, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed yet another new figure destined for release at the con- the Pea-Shooter Mobile! Fully compatible with the Gachapon Goblin micros (primarily the pictured Crazy Unicorn!), the 1″ tall figure has been hand sculpted by Jon, coming complete with a lipped turret design that can house the whole range of GG figure top halves. Initially making it’s debut at Superfestival 66 later in the month, expect both painted and blank versions at NYCC and online soon after. Keep track of the Rampage Instagram feed here for more info soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Medicom exclusive Jamira kaiju from Rampage Toys x Marmit…

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Debuting at Wonderfestival and online last month, Rampage Toys‘ officially licensed Jamira “Ultraman” kaiju is set to return for a Medicom Toy exclusive run! Standing at just over 5″ tall and coming with 3 points of articulation, the Jon Malmstedt-sculpted figure has been produced by Marmit in a dark orange soft vinyl this time around, complete with yellow and light teal vintage-style sprays. Due to go on sale in the Medicom Toy store right here on Saturday, September 6th, the figure has been priced at just 4,000yen ($39) plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ “Worshipping Native” sofubi minis revealed…

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Joining the recently teased “Pea Shooter Mobile” and “RAMPAGE KAIBUTSUYA” (‘giant monster animal shop’), Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed yet another 2 figures that’ve hit the wax ready for a debut release at Superfestival next month! Whilst we still can’t confirm what the pair of worshipping natives are for, our guess is that they’ll be offered up as omake minis for the soon to be revealed KAIBUTSUYA figure. Keep track of the Rampage Instagram feed here for more news on these soon!


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ JON & PUNCH mini exhibition at Cosmo Knight Alpha

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Having worked on a huge number of painted runs for various artists over the past few months, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has secured arguably one of his biggest projects to date- a painted run of Yusei and Moon Majin figures for Longneck’s Yoda Masahico! Created for mini exhibition “JON & PUNCH”, to be held at Yoda-san’s legendary Comso Knight Alpha this Friday, August 15th until Monday, August 18th, the super-limited run appears to feature just 2 of both the Yusei and Moon variants, each coming with a crazy mix of multi-coloured camo bodies and flesh toned faces. For those lucky enough to be in the vicinity of the Tokyo based store this week, you can expect to pay upwards of around 50,000yen ($488) per figure…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Pea-Shooter Mobile sofubi micro revealed…

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Following the announcement of the RAMPAGE KAIBUTSUYA series earlier in the week, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed yet another new figure destined for soft vinyl soon- the Pea-Shooter Mobile! Fully compatible with the Gachapon Goblin micros (primarily the pictured Crazy Unicorn!), the 1″ tall figure has been hand sculpted by Jon, featuring a static turret with a removable top that can be replaced by the GG top halves. Already in the final stages of wax prototyping, we’re guessing the tiny tank will be making it’s debut at Superfestival and NYCC in just a couple of months time. Stay tuned for more info as soon as we hear anything!


MAN-E-XCLUSIVE// The RAMPAGE KAIBUTSUYA (Giant Monster Animal Shop) sofubi series announced…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has been hard at work on an all-new series of sofubi, the RAMPAGE KAIBUTSUYA (‘giant monster animal shop’), with the first, as yet unrevealed figure having already hit the wax! Whilst we can’t share too much about the project at the moment (save the blurred image above), we can confirm two things- that the figure will stand at a lofty 10″ of Japanese-produced soft vinyl, and that you guys are going to need one once you see it! Likely to be making it’s debut at Superfestival and NYCC in just a couple of months time, stay locked for the full lowdown on this awesome figure as soon as we’ve been given the green light by Jon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ officially licensed Jamira kaiju online sales…

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Debuting at the Paralyzing Toys WF booth earlier today, Rampage Toys’ “Original Bullmark” edition Jamira will be making a strictly limited appearance online later today! Officially licensed by Tsuburaya, the iconic “beast with no neck” has been hand sculpted by Jon Malmstedt, standing at around 5″ tall and coming with 3 points of articulation. Produced by none other than Marmit in an authentic vintage yellow soft vinyl with light blue/silver sprays that match Bullmark’s first ever Jamira release, the figure comes bagged with a custom bootleg-style Ultraman header from Jon. Touching down in the Rampage store at around 10pm-11pm Japan time tonight (9am-10am EST) for around $45 each…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Jamira “Original Bullmark” edition and more for Wonderfestival Summer 14…

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With Wondefestival just around the corner, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys is proud to reveal that his take on Ultraman’s Jamira will be making it’s debut at the event in an “Original Bullmark” colourway! Officially licensed by Tsuburaya, the iconic “beast with no neck” has been hand sculpted by Jon, standing at around 5″ tall and coming with 3 points of articulation. Produced by Marmit (TBC) in an authentic vintage yellow soft vinyl with light blue/silver sprays that match the first ever Bullmark Jamira release, the figure will be making a strictly limited appearance at the “Paralyzing Toys” Wonderfestival booth this Sunday, July 27th for around 4,000yen ($40) a piece…

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Joining Jamira, Rampage will also have a variety of other customs and micro-runs available at the event, including both the Anticristo 666’s and “Freshly Squeezed” (super-duper squishy!) UU’s pictured above. Keep track of the Rampage Instagram feed for all of the latest reveals over the next few days, and be sure to sign up to the Rampage newsletter here for first dibs on any leftovers next week!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Blood God” Ollie micro-run from Rampage Toys x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore…

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Having teamed up earlier in the year for the monumental “Mutant Head Butt Attack” show, Rampage Toys‘ Jon Malmstedt has joined forces with Mutant Vinyl Hardcore once again for the release of the “Blood God” Ollie micro-run! Standing at around 13″ tall, the huge figure has been cast up in a milk chocolate brown soft vinyl this go around, coming with with red, metallic and black sprays, plus some thuggy, brassy bling courtesy of Jon. Limited to just 5 pieces, the Blood Gods will be up for grabs via 24 hour lottery throughout the whole of July 1st (worldwide), priced at just $200 shipped. To be in with a chance of bagging one, you’re going to need to fire over a mail headed with the subject “Blood God Ollie” to rampage.toys@yahoo.com, making sure to include your full name, Paypal address, shipping address and telephone number (for shipping purposes). Good luck to all who enter!


MAN-E-NEWS// Paul Kaiju’s “MOCKADELIC” one night show at Rampage Studios announced…

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Paul Kaiju has revealed that he’ll be joining forces with Rampage Studios‘ Jon Malmsedt for a special “one night only” MOCKADELIC show at the Tokyo-based gallery space! Whilst info is still thin on the ground at present, we’re assuming that the exhibition is set to feature a number of Mockbat and Mock Pilot customs from both Jon and Paul (as well as a few surprises!). Opening it’s doors this Friday, June 27th, with tickets available from 6pm followed by sales at 7pm, expect more solid info to follow on the show later in the week…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Sister Mayo sofubi micro from Rampage Toys x Art Junkie…

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As promised in our post last week, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just loaded his store with a batch of Art Junkie‘s latest sofubi micro, the adorable Sister Mayo! Designed and sculpted by the artist based on his real-life martial arts expert sister, Mayo, the sub 2″ figure has been produced by Rampage in a number of different colourways for this first run. Originally debuting at “Karate Bravo” in Shibuya’s The Game last Saturday, Jon is offering up the same choice of unpainted blanks that were available at the event, with just $18 securing a blind assortment of 3 figures (with 1 random random hand paint guaranteed). Joined by a super-limited “Rainbow Cyborg” version for $10 (pictured above), Sister Mayo can be found in-store right here whilst supplies last…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Sister Mayo sofubi micros from Art Junkie x Rampage Toys…

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Originally posted as a test shot way back in March, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed that the Sister Mayo sofubi micro will finally be making its debut at the Karate Bravo event in Shibuya’s The Game this Saturday, June 21st! Designed and sculpted by Art Junkie based on his real-life martial arts expert sister, Mayo, the sub 2″ figure has been produced by Rampage in a number of different colourways for the event. To be sold via gacha, with a slew of both unpainted and painted versions up for grabs, we’re guessing the little guys will be up for grabs at around 500-1,000yen ($5-$10) each. Overseas collectors will be glad to know that Jon has a batch planned for the Rampage store at some point next week- so be sure to stay tuned for full release details as soon as we get ‘em!


MAN-E-NEWS// Jon Malmstedt’s custom Tunnelran for the Elegab x Plaseebo show…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Studios has just revealed one of the many pieces he’ll have on display at the Elegab x Plaseebo show later this week, a stunning one-off custom Elegab Ton’neran! Finally giving the awesome sculpt the realistic paint job it’s been aching for since its debut back in 2010, the mighty tunnel beast has been treated to layer upon layer of contrasting industrial/organic toned sprays, complete with a staggering amount of hand painted detailing- just check out the work on those micro cars! Making an appearance alongside a whole host of other Elegab, Plaseebo and Rampage customs at Tokyo’s Rampage Studios gallery space this Friday, May 30th at 7pm, the show is set to run through ’till Sunday, June 1st, with online sales slated for the following Monday (time TBC). For those that haven’t already, head over to the Rampage blog here and sign up to the newsletter for first dibs on any leftovers before they head to the store… 


MAN-E-NEWS// Bob Conge’s customs for the Elegab x Plaseebo show at Rampage Studios…

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With the previously announced collaborative show with Elegab little over a week away now, Bob Conge aka Plaseebo has just unveiled a number of different customs he’ll have on display! Joining a one-off “Blue Moon” Warui Inu and a whole crew of LED infused Ugly Unicorns, the focal point has got to be the ominously titled Ghost Catcher- a one of a kind custom vinyl mash-up of an Elegab Kouzira and a Plaseebo Night Gamer that’s been fitted with glass eyes and a whopping 3 internal LED units! Opening it’s doors at Tokyo’s Rampage Studios gallery space on Friday, May 30th at 7pm, and running through ’till Sunday, June 1st, online sales for the show have been slated for the following Monday (time TBC). For those that haven’t already, head over to the Rampage blog here and sign up to the newsletter for first dibs on any leftovers before they head to the store… 


MAN-E-NEWS// The Elegab x Plaseebo Show at Rampage Studios…

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Yep, yet more news from Rampage Toys today, as owner Jon Malmstedt officially reveals details of the upcoming Elegab x Plaseebo show at Rampage Studios! Pitting famed Japanese Sofubi maker against America’s legendary toy artist, the exhibition is set to feature a ton of customs from the pair, a smattering of one-off pieces from Jon himself, plus an extra special release… an all-new full sized figure from Elegab!

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Opening it’s doors at the Tokyo-based gallery space on Friday, May 30th at 7pm, and running through ’till Sunday, May 31st, online sales have been slated for the following Monday (time TBC). For those that haven’t already, head over to the Rampage blog here and sign up to the newsletter for first dibs on any leftovers before they head to the store… 

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