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MAN-E-NEWS// DeathCat Toys’ “Cerebus” Elder Demon revealed in full…

Wasting no time since the release of the first round of Elder Demons in keshi-form just a couple weeks back, Johan Ulrich over at DeathCat Toys has just revealed the series’ third entry in full, evil hellhound Cerebus! Designed by Johan and once again sculpted by the masterful KtoKto, the 3” tall mini – named after the three headed dog tasked with guarding the gates of hell – follows a similar approach to the previously released Oni Mira and Red Pharaoh, featuring a Bukkuriman/Ma-Ba Zombies inspired aesthetic with a split torso, finger puppet style design. Presumably seeing a run in a keshi rubber courtesy of DuboseArt ahead of full production in soft vinyl later in the year, be sure to stay tuned for more news on this awesome figure as soon as we get it…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Monte Krusto” resin figure from Ummikko…

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“Imprisoned in the sewers for years Monte Krusto has had plenty of time to plot his revenge on those who wronged him. He has finally escaped and you now have the opportunity to get him in your home. Just pray you’re not on his list!”

Taking a break from sofubi for his latest release, Monkey3000 over at Ummikko is proud to present his latest resin figure, the slimy Monte Krusto! Standing at around 2.5″ tall, the oozing beast has been hand sculpted and cast in resin, with 2 different colorways initially up for grabs; a “Stinky” green, complete with neon/black sprays and white detailing, and an “Infected” red, coming with fleshy sprays and green detailing. Priced at just $15 each plus shipping, the pair can be found in limited quantities on the Ummikko store right here


MAN-E-NEWS// The Tenacious Toys exclusive “Despair” keshi from Adam Quesnell…

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“Despair is a demon from the 10th Circle of Hell; the level where people who make bad cinematic adaptations of classic toy properties are flayed for eternity. Not your average demon, Despair suffers from severe anxiety disorder and crippling depression. Satan himself even banished Despair from Hell for being a major bummer…

Cast out upon the earth in a fiery geyser of lava and tears, Despair landed in the parking lot of a comedy club that was hosting a weekly open mic night.  Despair put his name on the sign-up sheet, got on stage, and told his story. Since then, he has been punishing himself, night after night, on comedy stages of varying quality throughout the Midwest. He dances and lashes himself for audiences with hopes of selling t-shirts and CDs to drunk people who will not wear or listen to them.”

Hot on the heals of last week’s Valentines release, the debut figure from comedian and avid toy collector Adam Quesnell - DESPAIR – is set to return for an exclusive run through Tenacious Toys! Originally created to celebrate the release of his album “Can We Afford This Much Despair?” on Stand Up! Records, Adam teamed up with illustrator Terence Brown II, October Toys, and our very own Tru:Tek of the Disart Toylabs to bring this sad little guy to life. Standing at around 3″ of 100% UV resistant rubber, the super squishy figure was designed by Terrance and sculpted by the OT team, coming cast in Tenacious Toys’ signature medium blue by Tru:Tek. Touching down in the Tenacious store on March 8th at 12pm Eastern time as part of Super Series Sunday, the figure has been limited to just 10 this time around, each coming packed with a download code for Adam’s album for just $30 a piece plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Uncut’s Tarman inspired keshi revealed…

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With his debut figure selling out online last week in a matter of minutes, Kotobuki Man over at Uncut has just revealed a follow-up is already in the works! Inspired by cult horror flick Return of the Living Dead 2’s Tarman character, the oversized Bikkuriman-style keshi appears to be around the same size as the previously released Splatter Retsuden (Cropsey) at 2.5″, this time around coming complete with a mini brain accessory. Pictured here as a near-finished clay proto, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that we see the little guy in rubber soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Half Galaxy” Real Uamou sofubi…

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Uamou‘s Half Galaxy Week came to a close over the weekend with a fourth and final release, the “Half Galaxy” Real Uamou! The latest iteration of Uamou’s RealxHead Chaosman, this stunning 7″ tall figure has been treated to a breathtaking paint app courtesy of Master Gotto that blends both “black” and “metallic blue” variants of Uamou’s signature “Galaxy” colorway to dream-like effect. Currently available at Uamou’s Tokyo-based store alongside “Half Galaxy” versions of Fortune Uamou, the classic Uamou and Boo set and the Bastard, Real Uamou has been priced at just 8,000yen ($67). Overseas customers interested in purchasing the figure can hit up info@uamou.com with their enquiries…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Half Galaxy” Bastard sofubi mini from Uamou…

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Coming a little late to the game, we bring you the third release in Uamou‘s ongoing “Half Galaxy” week, the Bastard sofubi mini! Designed by Studio Uamou and hand-painted by Master Goto, this breathtaking colorway blends both “black” and “metallic blue” variants of Uamou’s signature “Galaxy” paint app to dream-like effect. Currently available at Uamou’s Tokyo-based store alongside “Half Galaxy” versions of both Fortune Uamou and the classic Uamou and Boo (pictured below), the little Bastard has been priced at just 3,000yen ($25). Overseas customers interested in purchasing the figure can hit up info@uamou.com with their enquiries…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Batman: Li’l Gotham mini figures from Kotobukiya x DC Comics…

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Famed Japanese collectibles manufacturer Kotobukiya have revealed that they’ll be unleashing a series of keshi-style figures based on Dustin Nguyen’s digital comic, Batman: Li’l Gotham! Officially licensed by DC Comics, the series of M.U.S.C.L.E inspired figures consists of 7 different designs; Joker, Catwoman, Nightwing, Robin, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and two variations of Batman; each of which have been produced in six different PVC color variations. Due to touch down in gachapon machines over in Japan on February 26th for just 350yen ($3) a throw, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for a similarly priced Western release soon after…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Plague Oracles “Lonely Hearts Club” edition from Daniel Yu…

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Singapore-based artist Daniel Yu has just unveiled his latest mini figure release, introducing the Plague Oracle “Lonely Hearts Club” edition! Joining Daniel’s prolific back catalog of meticulously crafted Playmobil customs, the haunting 3″ tall piece has constructed with multiple hand cast resin parts, featuring magnetic articulation in the arms as well as a separately cast “plague” mask. Available in 3 blind-bagged colorways – each coming complete with a small neon pink accessory – the Plague Oracles will be touching down in the Daniel Yu store this Friday, February 13th at 9pm Eastern time for an undisclosed sum… But that’s not all! Joining the Oracles, Daniel will also be unleashing the first retail version of the anthropomorphic Darwin. Originally released as a one-off alongside Daniel’s entry into Might Jaxx’s recent Dissected Gingerbread Man show, the 3″ figure will be dropping in a “Space Ace” colorway, coming with a selection of white and blue mixed resin parts. Limited to just 10 of each combination, these little guys will also be in the store come Friday…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The IG-Baba resin mini figures from Healeymade…

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Having made numerous appearances over the years in 3.75″ form, Healeymade‘s IG-Baba is set to return this week in mini figure form! Kit-bashed from an undisclosed gachapon mini and infamous Star Wars bounty hunter IG-88’s head, the 2″ tall static figure has been produced in an all-new super-bright GID blue resin complete with display base. Pricing, edition size and release date are all still to be confirmed at present, so be sure to keep a watchful eye on the Healeymade Instagram feed here for full details later this week…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Valentines” DESPAIR rubber mini figure from Adam Quesnell and Stand Up! Records…

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“Despair is a demon from the 10th Circle of Hell; the level where people who make bad cinematic adaptations of classic toy properties are flayed for eternity. Not your average demon, Despair suffers from severe anxiety disorder and crippling depression. Satan himself even banished Despair from Hell for being a major bummer…

Cast out upon the earth in a fiery geyser of lava and tears, Despair landed in the parking lot of a comedy club that was hosting a weekly open mic night.  Despair put his name on the sign-up sheet, got on stage, and told his story. Since then, he has been punishing himself, night after night, on comedy stages of varying quality throughout the Midwest. He dances and lashes himself for audiences with hopes of selling t-shirts and CDs to drunk people who will not wear or listen to them.”

Originally releasing way back in October of last year, the debut figure from comedian and avid toy collector Adam Quesnell - DESPAIR – is set to return for a special Valentines Day release this week! Created to celebrate the release of his album “Can We Afford This Much Despair?” on Stand Up! Records, Adam teamed up with illustrator Terence Brown II, October Toys, and our very own Tru:Tek of the Disart Toylabs to bring the sad little guy to life. Standing at around 3″ of 100% UV resistant rubber, the super squishy figure was designed by Terrance and sculpted by the OT team, coming cast in a Valentine-themed light red/pink by Tru:Tek. Touching down in the FAQ Comedy store this Valentines Day (2/14) at 12pm CST, the super-limited figure will be up for grabs at just $25 with free 1st class shipping… But that’s not all! On top of the Valentines release, Adam will also be offering up the remaining 10 blue/orange marble Despairs too- so if you missed out on this awesome colorway the first time around, this is your last chance to bag it!


MAN-E-NEWS// The GPK-inspired Skull from NolanJP…

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It’s been a little while since we last featured the incredible talents of mini figure sculptor NolanJP, so it came with great pleasure over the weekend to find he’s back in the game with his latest piece, a stunning GPK-inspired skull! Coming in at around 0.75″ – a little over half the size of Nolan’s Split Kit micro – the meticulously crafted piece will be winging it’s way over to our very own Tru:Tek for a limited run of rubber key chains in the near future. Stay tuned for more progress over the next couple of weeks, and be sure to keep a lookout for details of the next run of Nolan’s Iceclops figure (residing in the back of the shot!) very soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Uncut’s “Splatter Retsuden ” online sale…

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Having made an appearance at the Zoomoth Wonderfestival booth over the weekend, Uncut‘s debut keshi “Splatter Retsuden” (Boropushi) will finally be up for grabs online this week! Inspired by cult horror flick The Burning’s lead protagonist “Cropsey”, the oversized mini figure has been hand sculpted by the artist based on his original Bikkuriman-style sticker design, coming cast in an initial selection of vintage green, flesh and neon pink rubber. Touching down in the new Uncut store this Tuesday, February 10th, the Splatter Retsudens will set you back just 1,800yen ($15) each plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Nerdone and Newtervision’s M.O.T.U.L.O.S x MASH playset…

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As promised in our coverage of “Karnov” yesterday, we bring you details of the Nerdone x Newtervision “M.O.T.U.L.O.S x MASH” play set that’ll be gracing Wonderfestival Winter 2015 this weekend! Opting for a gorgeous M.O.T.U infused colorway this time around, the ever popular M.O.T.U.L.O.S castle has been produced in a white soft vinyl with gorgeous pink and purple sprays inspired by Skeletor’s Snake Mountain, whilst Newtervision’s accompanying MASH figure has been cast in a mix of light blue rubber and dark purple resin to mimic Heman’s doppelganger, Faker. Going on sale at the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth (5-05-01), pricing and edition size for the set is still to be confirmed…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Outbreak” Elephantos resin mini figures from Turbopistola…

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After over a year away from the toys, our good friend Daniel Smith aka Turbopistola returns with a special “Outbreak” run of Elephantos resin minis! Created to coincide with the Days of the Dead: Atlanta Horror Convention this weekend, the stunning hand cast resin figures have been treated to multitude of gruesome looking paint applications, each coming packed with a hand painted header made from discarded 35mm photographs. Available at the 13 Stories Haunted House booth today (2/6) right through until Sunday, January 8th for just $25 each, those unable to attend will be glad to know that the “Outbreak” Elephantos can also be purchased through the Turbopistola store via an open-preorder for the duration on the con…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Itokin Park and Punk Drunkers keshi from Onion Fights…

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Yep, yet more keshi today, as we reveal the latest figures from Onion Fights! Focusing on just 2 collaborative pieces this time around, the guys have teamed up with none other than Itokin Park for a space wrestler version of their classic Lucha Bear sofubi, and with Japanese apparel brand Punk Drunkers for a mini interpretation of their “He” mascot. With Lucha Bear debuting in limited quantities at the Itokin Park Wonderfestival booth this coming Sunday, February 8th, expect to find He in the Punk Drunkers online store a day earlier on Saturday, February 7th at 12am Japan time. Pricing and edition size is still to be confirmed, but we’re guessing the pair will be available for around 3,000yen ($26) each…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Triclops’ “Almighty Hockey Duck” B.A.S.T.A.R.Ds for InAction Figure 3…

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Originally teased here as a near finished sculpt just last week, Triclops‘ entry for Clutter Magazine‘s upcoming InAction Figure 3 Show, the “Almighty Hockey Duck”, has just been revealed in full! The latest figure to join the ever-growing world of B.A.S.T.A.R.D bootleg minis, this 2.5″ tall reinterpretation of the the Mighty Duck’s leading puck pugilist “Wildwing Flashblade” has been kit-bashed and intensively re-sculpted using a selection of vintage mini figures. Produced in a mix of unpainted yellow, dark purple and green resin – the Mighty Ducks team colors – these little guys will be debuting at the show on Saturday, February 14th for an undisclosed sum… Sign up to the Clutter preview list right here for an early chance at picking one up!

Clutter’s Inaction Figure 3 Show; featuring work by 2bitHACK, 8-bit ZOMBIE, BigManToys, Bombermat Toys, Credenda Studios, Danny Frankenstein, Dave Bondi, Death Cat Toys, DLL Customs, DMS, Eric Nilla, Falcon Toys, Fantastic Planet Toys, Galaxxor, Goodleg Toys, Healeymade, Josh Longo, Kaboom Toys!, Killer Bootlegs, LRG/Plastic Imagination, ManOrMonster?, Marty “TheGodBeast” Hansen, MonstreHero, MuscleThings Laboratories, Nama Niku, Schmucklord, Scott Wilkowski, Scraped Resin, Star Case, Sucklord, The Tarantulas, Ted Terranova (Rivet Wars), Tone Tank, and Triclops Studio.


MAN-E-NEWS// The officially licensed “Genocide” Ninja Slayer keshi from FTWR Toy…

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As promised in our Zombie Army coverage earlier in the week, we bring you details of the second figure figure from up and coming keshi producer FTWR Toy, zombie ninja Genocide! Taken from the hugely popular “Ninja Slayer” sci-fi novels penned by alias’s Bradley Bond and Philip Ninj@ Morzez, the officially licensed figure – pictured here as a finished wax proto – stands at an oversized 2.5″ tall, complete with flat-brimmed hat, cloak and menacing chained buzz saws. Due to be released at Wonderfestival Winter 2015 this weekend in a variety of classic keshi colors, pricing, edition size and booth location are still to be confirmed, so be sure to keep a close eye on the new FTWR Toy Instagram feed here for more details soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// Newtervision’s officially licensed Karnov keshi returns…

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Keshi collectors heading to Wondefestival next weekend are going to be in for a treat, as not only can they expect the previously posted figures from Zoomoth, Shamrock Arrow and FTWR Toy, Newtervision will also be throwing his hat into the ring with a fresh batch of officially licensed Karnov mini figure! Based on the lead protagonist in the obscure 1987 platform arcade game from Data East, the Russian strong man has been perfectly realised in classic keshi form, this time around coming cast in a mix of black, blue and flesh toned rubber complete with resin “power-up” ladder accessory. Due to be going on sale exclusively at the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth this coming Sunday, February 8th, Karnov is likely to be priced at around 3,000yen ($30)… Look out for details on Newtervision’s second Wonderfestival release, the M.O.T.U.L.O.S x MASH collaborative playset tomorrow!

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Ninja Heaven keshi from Shamrock Arrow…

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Joining new versions of their officially licensed Azteckaiser keshi at Wonderfestval Winter 2015 this weekend, the guys over at Shamrock Arrow have unveiled an all-new original mini figure they’ll also be dropping at the event, the awesome Ninja Heaven! Standing at an oversized 2.5″ tall, the beautifully sculpted figure has been produced in 3 different rubber colorways for it’s initial outing; a classic keshi-gomu style flesh, jet black and a proto grey. Coming packed in a stunning custom foil pack complete with stat card and insert with art from Newtervision, the figure will be up for grabs at the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth (5-05-01) for around 3,000yen ($26). Stay tuned for a closer look at the aforementioned Azteckaiser keshi later in the week!

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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ma-jo of Guruja” sofubi minis from Jungle…

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Originally teased here in wax prototype form early last month, Jungle‘s latest line of sofubi minis – Ma-jo of Guruja – is set to make it’s debut soon! Whilst details on the project are still thin on the ground at the moment, it would appear that the Neclos Fortress-inspired series will feature a total of 5 different characters designed and sculpted by various Jungle artists including Uky Daydreamer; the OTA Swordsman, Knight, Drunk Mage, Candy-Chan Dragon and Cackling Goblin; each coming with a number of different accessories plus a treasure box to store them all in. Pictured here in an unpainted light green soft vinyl, we can only assume that this colorway will be marking the series’ debut at Wonderfestival Winter 2015 at the weekend- keep track of the Jungle Artist Collection Instagram feed right here for confirmation soon!