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MAN-E-NEWS// The Medicom Toy exclusive Naminori Kaijin Oron from Kenth Toy Works x The SIX F…

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Originally debuting in super-limited quantities via lottery last month, Kenth Toy Works‘ collaboration with The SIX F, Naminori Kaijin Oron, has thankfully returned in an all-new colorway courtesy of Medicom Toy! Standing at a lofty 8.6″ tall with 10″ sharkboard accessory, the driftwood and coral infused surfer dude appears to have one again been produced in black soft vinyl, replete with layer upon layer of stunning multi-toned sprays. Available via open preorder to Japanese customers on the Medicom store until September 30th, overseas orders can be placed through Rakuten right here for just $124.58 plus shipping…

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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// The Tenacious Toys exclusive “Purple Haze” Daigomi from GUUMON…

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Online retailer Tenacious Toys are proud to reveal that they’ve secured an exclusive batch of “Purple Haze” Daigomi kaiju from GUUMON! Produced in a glossy black soft vinyl and treated to a number of metallic blue and deep purple sprays – with a gold accented one-off chase – the micro run of 6 figures are currently up for grabs via e-mail lottery for $150 plus shipping. Those interested in picking up one of the gargantuan 10″ tall beasts are going to need to fire over an e-mail to Tenacious Toys at tenacioustoys@gmail.com with the header “Purple Haze Daigomi”, making sure to include your full name, address, plus PayPal account username. Open until Friday, August 29th, lottery winners will be chosen at random and notified soon after…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Mecha Nekoron MK3 “BLObPUS Painted Edition” lottery…

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BLObPUS has teamed up with none other than Max Toy Co for his latest painted run, pairing up his own self-titled micro with the awesome Mecha Nekoron MK3! Produced in what appears to be a GID soft vinyl, the pair have been treated to the artist’s signature mix of metallic and black sprays complete with hand painted detailing (the “arms dealing” micro’s radioactive briefcase being the icing on the cake!). Up for grabs via the usual lottery system on the BLObPUS blog right here, the duo will set back successful applicants just 5,500yen ($54) plus shipping. Closing at 12pm Japan time tomorrow (8/18), interested parties are going to need to head over and sign up ASAP to avoid disappointment…


MAN-E-NEWS// Awesome Toys’ Super Robot FAKE BARON “2nd Edition” revealed…

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Recently spotted in August’s issue of Hyper Hobby, Awesome Toy‘s FAKE BARON is set to receive it’s second official colourway later this month! Standing at around 9″ tall and coming with 5 points of articulation, the officially licensed Red Baron pachi (bootleg) has been produced in the same bright red sofubi as before, this time around coming with a rather more vivid choice of blue and gold sprays. Presumably touching down in the Medicom Toy store (as well as other selected retailers) towards the end of next week, interested parties can expect to pay just 9,720yen ($95) plus shipping for the Super ‘Bot…


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// The Angel Abby exclusive Guzo Kaijyu from Leo Sofvi Bouya…

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Hot off the heals of the recent Wonderfestival exclusive with Rampage Toys, Leo Sofvi Bouya has teamed up with Angel Abby for the sixth instalment of his hugely popular Guzo Kaijyu! Standing at an impressive 10.5″ tall, the so called “idol monster” has been produced in a bright green soft vinyl, coming with stunning yellow, gold and metallic green sprays with red and pink accents. Up for grabs, as per usual, via e-mail lottery priced at $300 shipped worldwide, interested parties are going to need to send their name, address, telephone number and PayPal address to angelabby_hk@yahoo.com.hk before close on Sunday, August 17th…


MAN-E-NEWS// Toy Art Gallery’s “Death Rides Again” group show now online…

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Having opened it’s doors during our brief break over the weekend, the leftovers from Toy Art Gallery‘s “Death Rides Again” group show are now available online! Featuring a plethora of awesome paintings, drawings and sculpture from trio Lurk, Double Parlour and Mike Egan, highlights include a number of one-off custom Bones “With Wings” mash-ups, plus the debut of TAG’s latest sofubi, Lurkfoot from Lurk (top right) and the Merryners from Double Parlour (below). With stock already disappearing quick, we suggest any interested parties should head over right here and check out what’s left before it’s all gone…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Melt Balls from Honkey Lips…

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Continuing our recent swathe of Madball-related posts, Melt Monster maestro Honkey Lips has just revealed his latest batch of custom figures, the Melt Balls! Coming in at around the same scale as AMToys’ original gross-out line, the 3″ wide balls have each been treated to the artist’s signature “melt” finish, coming complete with super-creepy eye inserts, fake teeth and red boils fit to burst! Limited to a run of just 5 pieces, 3 in black and 2 in white, the Melt Balls will be touching down alongside a whole host of other new melty creations in the HL store this Friday, August 8th at 6pm PST, priced at around $30 a piece…


MAN-E-NEWS// Datadub’s Wonderfestival Summer ’14 exclusives on Fig-X…

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Having featured at Wonderfestival last week as part of the huge Paralyzing Toys booth, Datadub over at Fig-Lab has just unleashed his remaining exclusives in the Fig-X store! Here’s a quick rundown of what’s currently up for grabs…

Datadub Fig5 “Uamouflage” edition- Datadub’s own Finger5 sofubi micro returns in a special hand painted colourway from none other than Uamou! Cast in a “Boba Fett” grey soft vinyl, the 2″ figure comes complete with one-off green, white and black hand painted detailing for just 2,000yen ($20) a piece.

Black Polito “Millennial Monster” edition- Originally created for the “10 Years Yeah!” petit exhibition a couple of weeks back, Rolito’s elusive Black Polito sofubi returns in Datadub’s signature “Millennial Monster” colourway! Cast in a white vinyl with subtle black and red sprays from the legendary Goto-san and coming complete with removable insert and helmet, the little guy has been limited to an edition of just 5, priced at 7,000yen ($69) each.

Sensor Bat “Millennial Monster” edition- Joining Polito, Galaxy People’s Sensor Bat is also up for grabs in the striking MM colourway! Cast in white vinyl with black, red and silver sprays, Sensor Bat can be yours for just 2,500yen ($25) plus shipping…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Dream Rocket’s Gandye figure in the Monster Kolor store…

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Monster Kolor are proud to reveal that they’ve secured a preorder for Dream Rocket’s latest vinyl figure, Gandye! Taken from Dynamic Kikaku/Toei Animation’s classic Devilman anime, the three-eyed monster has been sculpted and hand painted by Dream Rocket’s Yajima-san, standing approximately 12″ tall with an impressive total of 11 different parts. Originally debuting at Wonderfestival last week in a One-Up exclusive colourway, this second version has been produced in a metallic soft vinyl complete with orange and yellow sprays. Available through the Monster Kolor store right here, Gandye has been priced at $90 plus shipping…


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

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The mighty BLObPUS takes on yet another figure from Dream Rocket‘s anthropomorphic series for his latest round of lottery sales, proudly presenting the Kumo Ningen (Human Spider) “BLObPUS paint version”! Standing at around 8″ tall and coming with 4 points of articulation, the arachnophobe’s nightmare has been produced in BLObPUS’ signature GID soft vinyl, coming with a multitude of neon/metallic sprays over a detail hugging black rub. Priced at just 7,500yen ($74) plus shipping, anyone looking to bag the figure can check out the lottery entry details right here. Successful applicants will be notified after close on August 5th, with shipping estimated for mid-September…


MAN-E-NEWS// MAN-E-NEWS// Godzilla Vinyl Wars: Wave 2 from Medicom Toy…

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Continuing their celebration of the first Godzilla film in 10 years, Medicom Toy have once again teamed up with a number of Japan’s leading toy manufacturers for the second wave in their ongoing series, Godzilla Vinyl Wars! Featuring a total of 7 very different designs (clockwise from top left); the Bullmark J-Tale Green Version from M1Go (top), the 1962 Version from Bear Model, the Giant Hedorah from Sofubi Life, the Destoroyah from Marmit, the CCP 2001 Version from GMK, the 1964 “MOTHGODZI” Version from Marmit and the 1955 “Godzilla Strikes Back” Version from Marusan, the diverse range of figures have been priced between just 6,000yen ($59) and 10,000yen ($98) each. Head over to the Medicom Toy store right here to take a closer look, and be sure to click through to get a look at the figures… (more…)


MAN-E-NEWS// Lulubell Toys SDCC leftovers now available online…

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Dominating SDCC last week with their biggest line-up of exclusives to date, the guys over at Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal that the remaining pieces have already touched down online! Featuring many of the previously revealed figures including the Grody x RealHead Deep Space Monsters, Marbled Ensorcelled Men, Bella Muerta, Marbled Young Gohsts and Grody Niks, the real star of the show has got to be Miscreation Toys’ latest Autopsy Baby “Gergle” (pictured above), coming blind bagged in an assortment of unpainted marbled vinyl for just $125 each… Those interested should head over to the front page here to check out the remaining stock ASAP- it most certainly won’t be around for long!


MAN-E-NEWS// Blood Guts Toys one-off “Joker” and “Candy” Shikabane Kaiju on YAJ…

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IzuMonster of Blood Guts Toys has just unleashed a pair of his highly sought after Shikabane Kaiju on Yahoo Auctions Japan! Both unique, one-off customs – a Joker homage and a gorgeous pastel-hued Candy version – the Fulci zombie inspired duo stand at around 9.5″ tall with 5 points of articulation, coming complete with the “Toxic Eater” head variant. With starting prices at 23,000yen ($226), interested parties are going to need to head over to the separate auction pages here and here and place their bids before close on Friday, August 1st at 9pm Japan time…


MAN-E-NEWS// AColorfulMonster’s “Orange Metallo” and “Bruised Bloodied” Zombitron micro-runs…

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With the Kickstarter incentive Zombitron’s now making their way into collectors homes, co-creator AColorfulMonster has just unveiled the figure’s first 2 micro-runs to make general release- Orange Metallo and Bruised & Bloodied! Standing at around 5.5″ tall and coming with 6 points of articulation, the Kenth Toy Works-sculpted figures have been produced in a white soft vinyl, complete with sprays and hand brushed detailing from AColorfulMonster. Limited to editions of just 4 pieces each, the pair can be found in the ACM store right here, priced at $65 and $75 respectively…


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// The Pascagoula Alien kaiju from Marmit…

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Marmit returns this month with another classic sci-fi rendered in kaiju form, this time around taking on the alien from the real-world Pascagoula Mississippi abductions in October, 1973! Based on the infamous descriptions from abductees Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker, the towering 9.5″ tall figure features the same wrinkled skin, neckless head, carrot-like growths, and haunting robot-like appearance as their claimed abductor. Available via open preorder until August 31st priced at just 5,250yen ($55.68 worldwide), Japanese customers can find the figure in the Medicom Toy store, whilst overseas orders are going to need to be placed through Rakuten here.


MAN-E-NEWS// AWESOME TOY’s Fake Spectreman: Wave 2 from Medicom Toy…

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Hot off the heels of their first wave of Fake Spectreman sofubi back in May (here), the guys over at AWESOME TOY are proud to announce that another 2 pachi renditions of the super-cyborg are now up for grabs courtesy of Medicom Toy! Officially licensed by P-Productions, the 9.5″ tall soft vinyl figures feature the same body variants as the first release, albeit with new head sculpts and paint apps closely based on 2 of Spectreman’s many bootleg guises. Currently up for grabs in Japan through the Medicom Toy store priced at 9,000yen ($89) each, overseas customers are going to need to hit up Rakuten here to bag theirs…


MAN-E-NEWS// Miscreation Toys’ “The Iron Monster” prototype revealed…

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Taking a brief sidestep from the hugely popular Autopsy Babies, artist Jerimi Rimel has just unveiled the latest sofubi from Miscreation Toys, The Iron Monster! Inspired by Dr Zorka’s robot in 30’s T.V serial “The Phantom Creeps”, the humungous 15″ figure has been designed by Rimel and digitally sculpted by iamscumbag. Currently available to check out in prototype form at the Lulubell Toys SDCC booth, we’ll be keeping our ears to the ground for word on production over the coming months…