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MAN-E-NEWS// Awesome Toy’s unpainted GID FAKE BARON sofubi at Toy Underground…

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Dropping just in time for Christmas, Awesome Toy‘s FAKE BARON figure has finally seen its first official unpainted run through the Toy Underground store! Heavily inspired by a collection of Pachi (bootleg) Red Baron menko cards from the 70′s, the stunning vintage-styled figure stands at just shy of 9.5″ tall, coming cast in a glorious glow-in-the-dark soft vinyl for this release. Priced at a very reasonable $70 plus shipping, super-limited supplies of the figure can be found in the store right here

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MAN-E-NEWS// Paul Kaiju’s “Millennial Monster” King Jinx at Fig-X…

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Debuting at the recent Rampage Studios Holiday Extravaganza, Paul Kaiju x Fig-Lab‘s “Millennial Monster” King Jinx is now up for grabs online! Produced in the standard “MM” white soft vinyl complete with detail hugging black rub and red hand painted accents, the towering 10″ tall monstrosity is joined by a matching “Screaming Siren” omake/idol. Priced at just 18,000yen ($152) plus shipping, the very last of the run can be found in the Fig-X store right here


MAN-E-NEWS (UPDATED)// The blank red and green Koningu sofubi from Ummikko…

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Monkey 3000 over at Ummikko has just revealed that his Koningu sofubi is set to return just in time for Christmas for a special Holiday release! Standing at around 5.5″ tall and featuring 3 points of articulation, the awesome vintage-style ape is due to come in both unpainted red and GID green soft vinyl with an estimated price of around $50 each plus shipping. Exact release details are still thin on the ground at the moment, so be sure to head over here and get signed up to the Ummikko newsletter to be the first in the know about the drop…

UPDATE// The “Christmas Apples” Koningus will be going on sale in the Ummikko store this coming Sunday, December 21st at 4pm CET for just $40 plus shipping each.


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Milky Purple” Slugbeard lottery from Paul Kaiju x Toy Art Gallery…

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Toy Art Gallery is proud to present the latest “Milky Purple” edition of Paul Kaiju’s sea dwelling kaiju, Slugbeard! Standing at an impressive 10” tall and 10” wide, the beast comes complete with multiple points of articulation and an omake wrecking ball attached with a real metal chain. Produced in an unpainted milky clear purple soft vinyl for the release, Slugbeard will be up for grabs via the usual lottery system for $165 a pop. Anyone interested in entering will need to e-mail sales@toyartgallery.com with “Slugbeard Lottery” as the subject along with both your PayPal address and shipping info. The lottery is set to run from Friday, December 19th at 12pm Pacific through to Monday, December 22nd at 12pm Pacific, so be sure to get your e-mail over in the specified time slot to secure your entry!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Leucotomy x Blood Guts Toys “UK Exclusive” Shikabane Kaiju…

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Our good friend Gabe Mackenzie over at apparel brand Leucotomy has revealed that he’s joined forces with Blood Guts Toys for a special UK exclusive run of the highly sought after Shikabane Kaiju! Primarily featuring the Flesh Eater head sculpt with just one “Blue” Toxic Eater chase, the 11″ tall figures have been produced in a bright pink soft vinyl this time around, coming with a mix of crimson and yellow/blue sprays layered over a detail hugging black rub. Bagged and tagged with header art from Leucotomy, the figures will be going on sale in-store to UK customers only this Thursday, December 18th for £160 plus shipping, with any leftover after a 12 hour period being offered up worldwide via lottery. Keep a close eye on the Leucotomy blog for details on how to enter shortly after the sale…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Art Gallery “Christmas Kaiju” show now available online…

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Having opened its doors last Friday, the leftovers from Toy Art Gallery‘s Christmas Kaiju show are now finally up for grabs online! Featuring a whole slew of perfect gifts for that toy-loving monster in your life – or of course, yourself! – including soft vinyl customs, special editions, drawings, prints, and more, a personal highlight of ours has got to be the pictured “Holiday” edition Lab Mice set from Rampage Toys x Splurrt, coming cast in a festive green soft vinyl with white, yellow and black sprays. Currently up for grabs right here, stock is already disappearing quick, so be sure to head over ASAP to avoid disappointment!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Toxic Goldfish” Toxigon from Mutant Vinyl Hardcore…

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As 2014 comes to an end, Rich over at Mutant Vinyl Hardcore has decided to finish up strong with one last monster from the depths, proud presenting the “Toxic Goldfish” Toxigon! Produced in a bright orange soft vinyl, the lumbering beast has been treated to a paint app that pays homage to the vintage toys of yesteryear, coming with a minimal selection of burgundy, gold silver and black sprays that highlight the stunning figure’s many textures and folds. Coming complete with a “fish stick” omake/weapon, sticker and pin – sadly no Mackrel Mouth this time around – the limited run of 25 signed and numbered figures have been priced at $200 each plus shipping. Currently up for grabs via the usual lottery system on the Mutant Vinyl Hardcore site right here, close has been set at 11.59pm Eastern time tonight (12/12), so be sure to head on over and get your entry in quick!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Elegab December lottery sales…

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Regular as clockwork, Elegab is proud to reveal that his lottery sales for December are now live! Once again, a total of 3 figures are up for grabs this month; all-new creation Hedogon in a clear blue soft vinyl with neon/metallic sprays for just 8,600yen ($73), the awesome smog monster Hedoronchaku, cast in a clear vinyl with metallic sprays and also priced at 8,600yen ($73), plus the Puppet Seijin, coming in a bright pink vinyl with a multitude of Hawaiian-style neon/metallic sprays for 8,400yen ($71). Entry deadline for all 3 lotteries is this Sunday, December 14th, so be sure to head over to the Elegab site ASAP for details on how to enter…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “yadŌkai” Gero from SLAVExONE x UnaffiliatedSJ…

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SLAVExONE has revealed that he’s teamed up with UnaffiliatedSJ for an all-new “yadŌkai” Gero head sculpt! Due to be produced in sofubi for standard run releases in early 2015, the UnaffiliatedSJ-created head will be making it’s debut in resin at Clutter’s upcoming “Gift Wrapped 2014″ show as part of the one-off Gero custom seen above. With more of these resin “prototype” versions planned before the official soft vinyl release, be sure to keep a close eye on both SLAVExONE and UnaffiliatedSJ‘s Instagram feeds for drop details soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Toy Art Gallery “Christmas Kaiju” group show…

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The guys over at Toy Art Gallery are proud to announce “Christmas Kaiju”, their holiday-themed group show! Getting into the festive spirit with over 50 artists from right across the art toy scene, the exhibition is set to play host to a whole slew of perfect gifts for that toy-loving monster in your life, including soft vinyl customs, special editions, drawings, prints, and more. Opening it’s doors this Friday, December 12th at the Hollywood-based gallery space, any remnants from the show will be put online in the TAG store over the weekend…

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Featured “Christmas Kaiju” artists-

Acolorfulmonster, Aidan Monahan, Albino Taco, Aoi Toys, Bog x Squad, Brian Flynn, Butch Adams, Bwana Spoons, Cometdebris, David Arshawsky, Deeten, Devil Robots, Draculazer, Evilos, Feric, Frenzy Bros., Gargamel, Goreilla, Grizlli Atom, Guumon, Javier Jimenez, Joe Whiteford, Johan Ulrich, John Stokes, Joseph Harmon, Josh Herbolsheimer, Kurobokan, Liz McGrath, Martin Ontiveros, Miscreation Toys, MM Toys, Monsterisland, Radioactiveuppercut, Rampage Toys, Scarecrowoven, Scott Tolleson, Secretdemonservices, Sexualyoukai, Snatch Punch, Splurrt, Steve Ferrera, T9G, Tim Clark, Tim Stephson, Topheroy, Tru:tek, Uamou, Uglydolls, Uh Oh Toys, UnaffiliatedSJ, Valarie Bermudez,  Wao Toyz and more!


MAN-E-NEWS// VideoVomit’s debut kaiju “CZERNOBOG” unveiled…

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Up and coming toy customiser Videov0mit has just unveiled the prototype for his debut sofubi, CZERNOBOG! Designed by Videov0mit and digitally sculpted by iamscumbag, the towering 9″ of sub-aquatic terror cherry picks choice elements from both classic kaiju and cult horror, featuring 4 tentacle-like arms, a finned robotic torso, skull chest piece and a creepy, teeth clenched, shark-like head. Due for production in soft vinyl courtesy of Velocitron in late Spring 2015, be sure to keep a close eye on the Videov0mit Instagram feed right here for more updates on this promising figure soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Bukimi Blasters’ Bukimi Kun sofubi revealed…

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Having had a huge amount of success with his debut sofubi, the Evil Demon, Shigeo Endo over at Bukimi Blasters has wasted no time in getting to work on a follow-up, the super-gross Bukimi Kun! Whilst details on the figure are still forthcoming, it would appear that it will be considerably smaller than the Evil Demon, featuring a unique, worm-like 3 part design. Pictured here in a yellow soft vinyl complete with a number of bootleg Madball-style neon sprays and hand painted detailing, we can only assume that the first release is just around the corner… Keep a close eye on the Bukimi Blasters Instagram feed here for more details soon!


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Studios’ Holday Extravaganza online sale…

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With Rampage Studios‘ Holiday Extravaganza event proving to be a huge success this past Friday, owner Jon Malmstedt has revealed that only a smattering of figures remain for general sales. All currently available in the Rampage Toys store right here, we bring you a quick rundown of exactly what’s on offer…

Rampage x Konatsuya “Kubiros”- Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt takes on Konatsu’s fox sofubi Kubiros for his latest official micro-run. Limited to just 5 pieces, these have been produced in a yellow soft vinyl with subtle orange, white and red sprays for just $50 each.

Rampage x Tarantulas “Merry Nibbler”- A one-off, 4 armed variant of The Tarantulas ever popular “Nibbler” RealxHead figure, the little guy has been treated to a festive mix of metallic red, green and yellow sprays with a shiny gloss coat, coming in at just $90.

“Metal Brigade” Unicorn Tanks- The Gachapon Goblin micro tanks return for a special holiday release with Unicorn riders! Featuring a tank in either silver or bronze, each set comes complete with a full Unicorn micro that can be split in 2 and fitted on top of the tank. Priced at just $15 a set, these have been limited to just 4.

2014 Rampage x Krotpong “Killer Krampus”- Following the success of last year’s release, Krotpong’s Killer Krampus returns for another Christmas edition! Produced in a blue glow soft vinyl, the 9″ tall figure has been treated to a number of paint apps from both Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt and famed Kaiju Painter, Goto-san. Coming packed with a “demon bad child” omake, ruten (for beating said child!) and removable gold chains, the limited batch – including a one-off chase – have been priced at $100 a piece.

Rampage x Bukimi Blasters “Evil Demon”- As originally revealed here, Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt has taken on Bukimi Blasters’ Evil Demon sofubi for his latest painted micro-run. Produced in the standard mint green soft vinyl, the 5.5″ figure has been adorned with a number of blood-red sprays, rubs and hand painted detailing courtesy of Jon, coming complete with a super-gruesome matching severed head omake. Limited to just 5, these have been priced at $100 each.


MAN-E-NEWS// The “BLObPUS Paint Ver.” Barabaran and Cosmegira GID Set…

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Hot on the heals of the recent Cobra Ningen release, BLObPUS is proud to reveal that he’s teamed up with Yamomark for yet another round of open-run sales, proudly presenting the Barabaran and Cosmegira GID Set! Both produced in BLObPUS’ signature glow in the dark vinyl, the pair have been treated to a number of contrasting sprays; Barabaran coming in a stunning mix of blue to crimson rose, and Cosmegira, inspired by the covers of the Japonika plant books, a selection of lush greens, pinks, yellow and gold. Priced at 17,000 yen ($146) as a set or just 8,800yen ($76) for Barabaran and 8,500yen ($73) for Cosmegira separately, the figures will be available via open preorder through the BLObPUS blog right here until Tuesday, December 9th…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ Ultrakaiju Series “Aboras” test shot teased…

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Having seen a huge amount of success with Jamira over the past 6 months, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has revealed that a second entry into the officially Tsuburaya-licensed Ultrakaiju Series will be making an appearance early next year! Taking on Ultraman’s dino-kaiju “Aboras” this time around, it would appear that the mono-horned beast will be in-scale with Jamira, standing at around 5″ tall and 6″ long. Teased here as the first vinyl test pull, we’re unfortunately going to have to wait a little while before we can get our hands on this one, the debut currently slated for Wonderfestival in February 2015. Here’s hoping we won’t have to wait until then for a full reveal…


MAN-E-NEWS// Leo Sofubi Bouya’s new “Guzo Taboo Kaiju” revealed…

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Having had a huge amount of success with his debut sofubi, the Guzo Taboo Kaiju, Leo Sofubi Bouya has been hard at work on a follow-up! Featuring the same unique, snake-like body of the original, the massive 13″ tall figure comes complete with an all-new pair of elongated arms, open palm and fit-clenched hands, plus the pièce de résistance, an ingenious 4-way head design! Presumably making it’s debut in the pictured tan soft vinyl with brown sprays soon, we suggest keeping a close eye on Leo’s Instagram feed here for details of the release soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Rampage x Bukimi Blasters “Evil Demon” for the Rampage Studios Holiday Extravaganza…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys is getting in the Christmas spirit as he prepares for the latest show over at Rampage Studios, the Holiday Extravaganza! Opening it’s doors at the Tokyo-based gallery space this Friday, December 5th at 7pm, the event is set to play host to a whole slew of different toys, including works from Fig Lab, Paul Kaiju, Cosmo Knight Alpha, Leo Sofubi Bouya, Krotpong and of course original Rampage sofubi from Jon himself. Whilst final reveals are still pretty thin on the ground at the moment, we can treat you guys to one figure that’ll be featuring, the stunning “Evil Demon” you see above. Produced in the standard mint green soft vinyl, the Bukimi Blasters-produced figure has been adorned with a number of blood-red sprays, rubs and hand painted detailing courtesy of Jon, coming complete with a super-gruesome matching severed head omake. Dropping at the event as part of a simultaneous online release, pricing for the figure is still to be confirmed… Be sure to keep a close eye on the Rampage Instagram feed here for a look at the rest of what’ll be featuring throughout the week!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “BLObPUS paint version” Cobra Ningen from BLObPUS x Dream Rocket…

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The mighty BLObPUS takes on yet another figure from Dream Rocket‘s “Human” series for his latest round of lottery sales, proudly presenting the Cobra Ningen “BLObPUS paint version”! Standing at around 8″ tall and coming with 3 points of articulation, the anthropomorphic beast has once agaoin been produced in BLObPUS’ signature GID soft vinyl, coming with a multitude of neon/metallic sprays over a detail hugging black rub. Priced at 7,500yen ($64) plus shipping, the figure is currently available via open preorder through the BLObPUS blog here until Tuesday, December 2nd…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Morgogg and Ogos sofubi from Skinner…

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As promised in our coverage last week, we can now finally reveal release details for Skinner’s latest sofubi, Morgogg “The Whispering Prince” and Ogos “Eye of the World”! Taking on a more traditional kaiju aesthetic than both Lolgolth Gnazgoroth and the recently revealed Sextopigon, the pair blend elements of 80’s nostalgia, giant monster cinema energy, and mythology to devastating effect. Designed by Skinner with sculpting duties once again handed over to the hugely talented David Arshawsky- the original sculptor of the ’88 TMNT line and Skinner’s recent Lurker minis – both figures stand at around 13″ tall and feature 6 points of articulation, each coming complete with different head sculpts and matching club accessories. Produced in an unpainted “Gamma Ray” green soft vinyl by none other than Velocitron in Japan, the pair are due to touch down in the Critical Hit store this Friday, November 28th at Noon Pacific for $175 each or just $300 for the set.

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MAN-E-NEWS// Splurrt’s Cinema Monster Alpha kaiju…

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As promised earlier in the week, we can now bring you details of the debut release on Splurrt‘s new Secretoy imprint, Cinema Monster Alpha! Heavily inspired by the golden age of monster flicks, including both Ray Harryhausen’s classic Cyclops and the 2-headed “Galligantua” that graces the iconic cover of 1968′s Famous Monsters of Filmland yearbook, the lumbering 12″ tall beast has been produced in a green soft vinyl for this “Alpha” release, coming with a mix of vintage inspired black, brown and dark green sprays. Packed with a matching Greek column omake that can be placed in either of the figure’s clenching hands, Cinema Monster Alpha will be touching down in the Splurrt/Secretoy store at Noon Eastern time this Saturday, November 22nd, priced at $150 plus shipping…