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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Winter Nibbler” sofubi from Rampage Toys x The Tarantulas x Onell Design…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys is proud to announce that he’s teamed up with The Tarantulas and Onell Design for the release of the “Winter Nibbler” for the first time in sofubi! Seeing a few very limited appearances in resin since its debut back in 2010, the Tarantulas-designed figure has been re-produced by Malmstedt in soft vinyl, coming complete with the same Glyos-compatible joint system (a first for sofubi, if we’re not mistaken!) and a standard capped base. Due to be making its debut some time in September – presumably at Superfestival – expect the full lowdown on these awesome figures as soon as we have it…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys’ one-off customs for Wonderfestival Summer ’15…

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As if the previously revealed Oozeball, Hagball and Kesagake painted runs weren’t enough, Rampage Toys‘ Jon Malmstedt has just unveiled a swathe of killer one-off customs he’ll have up for grabs at Wonderfestival Summer ’15 this weekend! Featuring a stunning Kesagake in flesh-tone vinyl with a red rub and masses of hand painted detailing, the huge grizzly is to be joined by a matching Secretoy Cinema Monster, a Hagball variant with little black button eyes, plus the piece de resistance… a Rotten DX in Jon’s signature contrasting purple, green and pink paint app! Up for grabs alongside new Cyclops Dinos, Snack Packs and micros at the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth (5-28-02) this coming Sunday, July 26th, any remaining figures will be heading to the Rampage store the following Monday…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Pink Side of the Ooze” Oozeballs from Rampage Toys x The Disarticulators…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just unveiled the latest release he’ll have up for grabs at Wonderfestival Summer ’15 this weekend, a special “Pink Side of the Ooze” edition of the Disarticulators‘ Oozeball! Designed by our very own Tru:Tek and sculpted by Zectron, the 3″ wide homage to both Ooze-It and Madballs has been produced in a squishy white sofubi this time around, coming with layers of pink, yellow and gold sprays with black hand painted detailing. Limited to a run of just 10 figures, the “Pink Side of the Ooze” Oozeballs will be available from the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth (5-28-02) this coming Sunday, July 26th for an undisclosed sum. Here’s keeping our fingers crossed that a few make it online soon after!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Wonderfestival exclusive Kaibutsuya “Kesagake” sofubi from Rampage Toys…

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Jon Malmstedt of Rampage Toys will be descending upon Wonderfestival Summer ’15 next weekend with a whole load of original sofubi, custom one-offs and painted runs, the latest to be revealed coming in the form of this gorgeous Kaibutsuya Kesagake!  Standing at a lofty 10.5″ tall and featuring 4 points of articulation, the menacing grizzly has been produced in a bright orange soft vinyl for the release, coming complete with a number of metallic teal, yellow and red sprays similar to Rampage’s recent “Dark Side Hunter-X” release. Up for grabs at the Paralyzing Toyz WF booth (5-28-02) on Sunday, July 26th (price TBC), an extremely limited supply are due to be held back for an online lottery release at some point in the near future. Look out for more details on the Rampage Instagram feed soon…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Ugly Club “Round 2″ from Rampage Toys…

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With the first round of Ugly Club membership being snapped up almost instantly back in April, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has decided to offer up a few more slots to those that missed out! Featuring two different tiers of entry, Basic and Premium, both give access to exclusive UU sofubi releases, as well as membership card discounts, Bikkuriman-style stickers and a few, as yet unrevealed surprises. Currently available in the Rampage Toys store right here, we give you a quick rundown of what both tiers have to offer…

Level 1:  Basic “Ugly Club” Membership.  $75 (plus shipping)

-Club initiation “Glittersplosion” Ugly Unicorn (pictured above).  This guy will come bagged with screen printed header card.

-Ugly Unicorn Sticker set (2 holographic stickers)

-Silk screened, numbered, signed and stamped Membership card.  This card will grant you dibs and discounts and maybe surprises when shown at future events!

-Enrollment in the “Ugly Club” mailing list – for exclusive releases, dibs on “ugly stuff” and other sorts of fun.

Level 2: Premier “Ugly Club” Subscription Membership. $130 (plus initial shipping cost)

-All of the Basic Membership benefits (Initiation UU, Stickers, Membership card, Mailing list enrolment).

-ONE custom (one-of-a-kind) Ugly Unicorn (probably mailed later and separately from the initiation UU).


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Voodoo” Gnaw-X sofubi from Plaseebo…

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Bob Conge aka Plaseebo is proud to present the latest one-off custom based on his GNAW-X figure, “Voodoo” #6! Taken from Rampage Toys x Skull Head Butt’s huge collaboration from last year, the 8″ beast features Plaseebo‘s Gnaw head sculpt on top of SHB’s standard “X” body. Jointly produced by Rampage Toys’ Jon Malmtsedt and Marmit, the soft vinyl figure has been treated to a mix of black and metallic sprays this time around, coming with orange inset dolls eyes and a number of nails embedded in the chest. Signed and dated by the artist, Gnaw-X #6 will be up for grabs in the Plaseebo web store right here this coming Wednesday, July 8th, priced at $350 plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Cosmic Beast” Manotaur sofubi from Imps and Monsters x Rampage Toys…

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It’s been well over a year since the last release of Imps and Monsters‘ Manotaur sofubi, so it came with great pleasure yesterday to find that a special “Cosmic Beast” edition is now up for grabs online! Sculpted, produced and painted by Rampage Toys‘ Jon Malmstedt, the impressive 8″ tall figure has been produced in a bright yellow soft vinyl with purple and orange sprays. Currently available in limited quantities on the Imps and Monsters store right here, the “Cosmic Beast” Manotaur will set you back just $85 plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Studios’ “Clash of the Titans” online sale…

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Even with the horrendous weather in Tokyo on Friday night, Japan’s dedicated sofubi collectors were out in force for the opening of Rampage Studios‘ much-hyped “Clash of the Titans”, eagerly waiting outside in the rain for their chance at bagging one of the many one-offs and micro-runs that were up for grabs. Going on to sell out within a matter of minutes, you’ll be glad to hear that Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt had the foresight to hold back a number of items for an special online drop next week. Whilst we can’t confirm what exactly will be featuring, we’re guessing that at least a couple of the pictured  Dark Side Hunter-X, Hag-X and “Badly Bruised” Cadaver Twin will be up for grabs alongside a few surprises. Look out for the drop in the Rampage store this coming Tuesday, June 30th at 10am Japan time…

[Photo courtesy of TokyoToyFiend]


MAN-E-NEWS// The first painted “Hag-X” and “Dark Side Hunter-X” sofubi from Rampage Toys x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore x Skull Head Butt revealed…

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Originally teased here last week in blank flesh vinyl, the latest round of Skull Head Butt “X” figures from Rampage Toys and Mutant Vinyl Hardcore have finally been revealed in their debut painted colorways! Featuring a Skeletor-inspired witch going by the name of Hag from Rampage and a sinister six-eyed alien called Dark Side Hunter from MVH, the pair have been produced in the afforementioned flesh toned vinyl with paint apps from Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt; Hag-X coming with red, white and gold sprays over a black rub, and Dark Side Hunter-X, a mix of metallic teal, black, silver, pink and yellow sprays with silver detailing. Going on sale at the “Clash of the Titans” show at Rampage Studios this Friday, June 26th for an undisclosed sum, we’re told that a limited number will be held back for an online release soon after- more details on that later on this week!


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Toys x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore x Skull Head Butt’s “Hag-X” and “Dark Side Hunter-X” sofubi revealed…

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Continuing his ongoing relationship with Skull Head Butt, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has teamed up with Mutant Vinyl Hardcore to produce 2 all-new head sculpts for their ever popular “X” series! Featuring a Skeletor-inspired witch going by the name of Hag from Rampage and a sinister six-eyed alien called Dark Side Hunter from MVH, the pair have been produced by Jon in a flesh toned vinyl for their first painted release at Rampage Studios’ “Clash of the Titans” show next Friday, June 26th… But that’s not all! Created with the intention of multi-platform releases, both heads will also see releases with MVH’s standard DX body, whilst a cap has been made for the Hag for a slew of “Hag Ball” releases over the coming months… Here’s hoping we see some sort online appearance soon!


MAN-E-NEWS// Rampage Studios’ “Clash of the Titans” sofubi show announced…

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Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys is proud to announce arguably the biggest show in sofubi this year… Rampage Studios’ one-day-only “Clash of the Titans” mega event! Featuring works from some of the biggest artists in contemporary kaiju and sofubi, including Paul Kaiju, MVH, Splurrt, Leo Sofvi Bouya, Izumonster, GEEK! and of course Jon himself, the event will also play host to a very special “secret” Oozeball release from none other than Cosmo Knight Alpha/Longneck! Whilst details on the release are still close guarded at present, it would appear that The Disarticulators’ “squeaky toy” is set to receive a very limited painted run courtesy of CKA’s Yoda-san. Opening it’s doors at the Tokyo-based location next Friday, June 26th at 7pm, expect teasers for the show – plus details on that Oozeball release – over the next few days…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Disarticulators x Rampage Toys’ “Galactic Teleportation: Wave 2” Oozeball sofubi…

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Originally debuting at Superfestival 68 back in April, the second wave of “Galactic Teleportation” Oozeballs from The Disarticulators and Rampage Toys will finally be up for grabs later this week! Produced in a squishy clear matt soft vinyl, the Tru:Tek-designed, Zectron-sculpted “squeaky toy” has been treated to a mesmerising mix of pink and gold sprays with neon green detailing courtesy of Rampage, coming complete with a motion-activated LED unit that’s been mounted in the base. Limited to an edition of 9 pieces, the “Galactic Teleportation” Oozeballs: Wave 2 will be touching down in the Man-E-Toys store this Friday, June 12th at 9pm London time, priced at just $65 each plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// The GNAW-X #5 sofubi from Plaseebo…

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Bob Conge aka Plaseebo is proud to present the fifth one-off custom based on his GNAW-X figure! Taken from Rampage Toys x Skull Head Butt’s huge collaboration from last year, the 8″ beast features Plaseebo‘s Gnaw head sculpt on top of SHB’s standard “X” body. Jointly produced by Rampage Toys’ Jon Malmtsedt and Marmit, the figure has been cast in what appears to be a pink soft vinyl this time around, coming with layers of metallic sprays, glass inset eyes and an internal motion activated color changing LED unit courtesy of Plaseebo. Signed and dated by the artist, Gnaw-X #5 can currently be found in the Plaseebo web store right here for $350 plus shipping…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Mutant Vinyl Hardcore’s “Troll” wax prototype revealed…

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Rich Montanari Jr over at Mutant Vinyl Hardcore is proud to reveal that his long awaited “Troll” sofubi has finally made it over to Japan for wax prototyping ahead of vinyl production! Considerably larger than Rich’s standard DX figure at around 11″ tall (comparison below), the figure is said to be the latest in MVH’s illustrious line-up of toys to receive multiple head designs in the future. With the project already light years ahead of schedule, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that the hideous looking creature will be making his first official appearance before the summer is out. Look out for more info – plus details on Rich’s current team-up with Rampage Toys – over the next few weeks!

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Rotten DX sofubi from Rampage Toys x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore…

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Originally teased here just a couple of days ago, the Rotten DX from Rampage Toys x Mutant Vinyl Hardcore has just been revealed in-full! Featuring the standard MVH “DX” body alongside the Triclops designed, Zectron sculpted Rotten Tomato head, the gruesome figure has been produced in a GID soft vinyl for its debut outing, coming with a plethora of neon sprays and gold accents from Rampage’s Jon Malmstedt. Going on sale in the Rampage online store via limited preorder next Monday, June 8th at 10am Japan time, Rotten DX has been priced at just $150 plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// “Red King” and “Pigumon” Ultra Kaiju and the Rotten DX from Rampage Toys…

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Teased here back in April, the “Red King” and “Pigumon” Ultra Kaiju figures from Rampage Toys will finally be unleashed online next week! Taken from classic tokusatsu show Ultaman, the official, Tsuburaya-licensed figures have been sculpted by Jon in-scale with the previous 2 releases at around 6″-7″ tall each, with Piguman featuring an ingenious articulated balloon, whilst Red King comes complete with an adorable micro Pigumon omake. Produced by Marmit in a dark red soft vinyl with factory-style sprays from Jon, the pair will be debuting simultaneously in both the Marmit and Rampage online stores next Tuesday, June 9th, coming in at just $45 each plus shipping…

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But that’s not all! Having had continued success with the Rotten-X mega collab, Jon has revealed that he’ll be teaming up with Mutant Vinyl Hardcore for a limited run of Rotten DX figures! Featuring the standard MVH “DX” body alongside the Triclops designed, Zectron sculpted Rotten Tomato head, the figure has been produced in a GID soft vinyl with neon sprays and gold accents from Jon. Little is known about the release at present, but you can be sure that as soon as we find out, you guys will be the first in the know…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Medicom Toy exclusive “Aboras” Ultra Kaiju from Rampage Toys…

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Ahead of both Pigumon and the Red king making their “Rampage Ultra Kaiju” debut over the next few weeks, the second figure in the official, Tsuburaya-licensed series – Aboras – is set to receive his second outing this month as a Medicom Toy exclusive! Designed/sculpted by Rampage Toy‘s Jon Malmstedt and produced by Marmit, the 5″ tall figure has been cast in a deep purple, complete with metallic red, yellow and blue sprays. Going on sale through the Medicom Toy store on Sunday, June 7th for just 4,000yen ($33) plus shipping, due to licensing restrictions we’re guessing that international orders will have to be placed through a forwarding service, M-World. Interested parties can hit them up at m-world-service@dream.jp with their enquiries…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Galaxy People at Design Fiesta 41…

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Following our look at the “Pocket Guardian” minis earlier in the week, we can now reveal the whole slew of other Galaxy People figures artist Brian Bunting will be bringing along to Design Fiesta 41 this weekend! Aside from the adorable little Guardians, attendees of the event can expect new painted runs and one-off customs of all 3 new “villain” characters – Drexyl, a teleporting cat assassin, Skreel, the galaxy bat, and Tragg, a ruthless dinosaur-headed mercenary (top) – the trio will be joined by new Sensorbats and Drexyls as well as a limited batch of GP x Rampage micro tank mash-ups. Available from DF booth C-250 this Saturday, May 16th – Sunday, May 17th, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed any leftovers make it to the Galaxty People online store soon after…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Design Fiesta 41 exclusive Mixed-Part Gnaw-X sofubi from Rampage Toys…

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Hot on the heels of the “Glow Version” Kesagake posted earlier in the week, Jon Malmstedt over at Rampage Toys has just revealed another run of figures he’ll have up for grabs at Design Fiesta 41 this weekend, the Mixed-Part Gnaw-X’s! Taken from Rampage Toys x Skull Head Butt’s recent monster collaboration, the 8.5″ beast features Plaseebo‘s Gnaw head sculpt on top of SHB’s standard “X” body. Jointly produced by Rampage Toys’ Jon Malmtsedt and Marmit, the figure has been cast in a selection of bright green, dark green, red, milky, orange and GID vinyl, coming complete with a detail-hugging black wash and randomly assorted dolls eye inserts. Limited to an edition of just 4 pieces, the Mixed-Part Gnaw-X’s will be up for grabs at Rampage’s DF booth (C-356) starting Saturday, May 16th (price TBC)… Look out for more Design Fiesta reveals from Rampage tomorrow!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Glow Version” Kaibutsuya Kesagake sofubi from Rampage Toys…

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Jon Malmstedt of Rampage Toys will be descending upon Design Fiesta 41 this weekend with a whole load of original sofubi, custom one-offs and painted runs, the first to be revealed coming in the form of this gorgeous “Glow Verson” Kaibutsuya Kesagake sofubi!  Standing at a lofty 10.5″ tall and coming with 4 points of articulation, the menacing grizzly has been produced in a glow in the dark vinyl soft vinyl for the release, coming complete with a number of icy blue, metallic yellow and neon pink sprays. Up for grabs at the Rampage DF booth (C-356) starting Saturday, May 16th (price TBC), an extremely limited supply are due to be held back for an online lottery release at some point next week. Look out for more details on the Rampage Instagram feed soon…