dark        

 
 

#absolutely adorable

FRONT PAGE


 
handmade photo

Give the gift of tiny magical creatures

The best gifts are handmade. Better gifts are made of unicorns and tiny dragons. Mijbil Creations has you covered on both counts with her hand sculpted miniature creations. Made from clay and layers of acrylic and varnish, these pint sized ...

 
 
Review: Tentatrio photo

Tomopop Review: inki-drop's Tentatrio plushes

I have been a fan of Shelly Rodriguez for a long, long time. I loved her work way back when her studio was called inki-Jinx rather than inki-drop. There's a little snapshot, right there. Her plush line has grown from the Crabapple and Gummy...

 
 
Review: Grumpy Cat puppet photo

Tomopop Review: Hashtag Collectibles' Grumpy Cat puppet

The internet sure does love cats and I can totally understand the sentiment. Lil Bub, Colonel Meow, and of course, Grumpy Cat (also known as Tardar Sauce) never cease to entertain. Being a fan of said kitties as well as a plush enthusiast, ...

 
 
DCon: inki-drop photo

DesignerCon 2014: inki-drop

Shelly Rodriguez of inki-drop's booth at this weekend's DesignerCon was colorful, whimsical, and more than a little nautical-themed. My plush-loving eyes immediately focused on the Tentatrio (consisting of Jellyblub, Sweetoof, and Ika) &nbs...

 
 
Grumpy Cat puppet photo

You can't say 'No' to Hashtag Collectibles' Grumpy Cat puppet

The delightfully disinterested feline, Tardar Sauce the Grumpy Cat, just got her first puppet. I already have high expectations for this toy, given that the company producing it, Hashtag Collectibles, was responsible for my beloved blobfish...

 
 
 
Martin Hsu's Blacky photo

Martin Hsu's Dragon Dog Blacky now available online

After the arduous journey through conception to release at San Diego Comic-Con 2014, Martin Hsu's Dragon Dog Blacky, is available for purchase via the artist's online store. Dragon Boy's canine companion is currently availabl...

 
 
New CuteRody Miku photo

Taito is back with more CuteRody Miku

Earlier this year, we brought you news of Taito's lethally cute CuteRody Miku plushes. Well, CuteRody Miku is back, and she's looking as adorable as ever. The solar-powered figure basically just sways her head back and forth when she's near...

 
 
Fat Chocobo pre-orders photo

Fat Chocobo plush waddles into pre-orders

The time has finally arrived. After whetting our palate with a preview in May, Square Enix's Fat Chocobo plush is up for pre-order. And with that pre-order listing, comes more information on our chubby, feathered friend. The plush measures ...

 
 
SDCC14:Multiverse Studio photo

SDCC 2014: Multiverse Studio Inc.

Multiverse-Studio Inc. had a neat corner booth at San Diego Comic-Con. They brought with them the popular Harvest Moon plushes that they debuted at Anime Expo (the chicken/chick combo always brings a smile to my face) along with f...

 
 
Review: Margot plush photo

Tomopop Review: Monster Factory's Margot the Unicorn

In the past, the majority of Monster Factory's plushes have been, well, monsters. In their upcoming Kickstarter venture, the studio is branching out into the realm of mythological critters. Fittingly named "The Mythicals," the first run (sh...

 
 
SDCC exclusives photo

Flat Bonnie's Sparq the Baby Dragon to debut at SDCC

When we first got a glimpse of Flat Bonnie's Sparq the Baby Dragon back in May, he was a nameless prototype, filled with possibilities and cotton. Now, he is on his way to debut at San Diego Comic-Con. And seeing how at SDCC, special colorw...

 
 
AX 14: inki-Drop photo

Anime Expo 2014: inki-Drop

Artist Alley at the recent Anime Expo was bursting with handmade goodies and lesser-known gems. One of my favorite booths in that section belonged to Shelly Rodriguez of inki-Drop (formerly inki-Jinx). Not only did Shelly's booth stock her ...

 
 
Disney Tsum Tsum plush photo

Disney Tsum Tsum plushes make their way from Japan to US

I had rumors of this day coming but I had no idea it would arrive so quickly! Disney's Tsum Tsum plushes, originally from Japan's Disney Store (I swear, they get all the good stuff), are finally in the United States, both online and in sele...

 
 
E3 2014: Natsume photo

Get a closer look at the upcoming Harvest Moon plushes

Many of the booth's at E3 2014 were vast, grand, or high-tech but Natsume's was the only one that I would call homey. The publisher of Harvest Moon had a faux flowers, a barn backdrop, and even a giant cow (he makes his appearance at the bo...

 
 
 
Fat Chocobo plush photo

Fat Chocobo plush looks like tons of fun

Building on the hype of Theatrhythm: Curtain Call and the upcoming Static Arts Minis in the game's style, comes another character featured in the game, Fat Chocobo! And, oh my Gysahl Greens, does he make the perfect plush! Don't you ju...

 
 
WeLoveFine Catbug figure photo

Pounce on the pre-order for WeLoveFine's Catbug vinyl figure

Bravest Warriors' Catbug gets even more cutesy in his upcoming vinyl figure, now on pre-order exclusively at WeLoveFine. Entitled "Catbug Pounce," the figure captures the majestic ladybug-cat hybrid in mid-flight. You can almost hear his ch...

 
 
Flat Bonnie Baby Dragon photo

Flat Bonnie conjures up a Baby Dragon plush

From the magical world of Flat Bonnie's imagination, comes a brand new, darling plush: the Baby Dragon. Images were posted on Flat Bonnie's Facebook page, one a close-up of its face and another in a group shot, to much fanfare. The Baby Dra...

 
 
inki-Jinx Kickstarter photo

inki-Jinx launches Tentatrio plush pals Kickstarter

After her success with the previous Kickstarter for Crabapple plush (reviewed), Shelly Rodriguez of inki-Jinx is going back back to crowd-funding in hopes of bringing three plushes, dubbed the Tentatrio, to adoring fans. The trio of te...

 
 
C2E2 2014 Paisley Fawn photo

C2E2 2014: Paisley Fawn

The majority of Paisley Fawn's C2E2 offerings were different varieties of her signature Smudge plushes. If you aren't acquainted with the creature, you need only look in the gallery to learn of the herd of small, pudgy little plushes t...

 
 
C2E2 2014 House of Darkly photo

C2E2 2014: House of Darkly

Seeming to come directly from WonderCon, House of Darkly's roster of kooky and creative plushes may give you a few seconds of deja vu. But once you get a closer look, you'll notice that artist Anne Kirn had plenty of surprises for Chicago's...

 
 
WonderCon 14 Flat Bonnie photo

WonderCon 2014: Flat Bonnie

Stumbling upon Flat Bonnie's delightful booth at WonderCon was akin to falling down Alice's rabbit hole, but this time Wonderland was populated solely by flat plushes of adorable animals. The booth had a carpet made up to look like cartoon ...

 
 
WonderCon Tentacle Kitty photo

WonderCon 2014: Tentacle Kitty

Tentacle Kitty's booth at WonderCon was the place to be for fans of the universe's cutest tentacle monster and her buddies. The corner booth was lined with art prints and hanging Tentacle Kitty plushes. But, hidden amidst the wall o' tentac...

 
 
 
WonderCon 2014 exclusives photo

Flat Bonnie's WonderCon exclusives hop right into my heart

Yukari of Flat Bonnie shared with us some exciting news for WonderCon attendees. That's right; it's the unveiling of her con-exclusive plushes! Flat Bonnie's booth #1570 will have two exclusive toys plus a perfectly precious Tiger Cub ...

 
 
Review: Blobfish plush photo

Tomopop Review: Blobfish plush by Hashtag Collectibles

Let's not beat around the proverbial bush; I was dying to have Hashtag Collectibles' Blobfish plush in my life. I posted about it when ThinkGeek first listed it. It was my DO WANT choice for March. When I went to sleep, little baby blobfish...

 
 
 
Review: inki-Jinx plushes photo

Tomopop Review: inki-Jinx's Crabapple and Gummy Ika

Shelly Rodriguez, also known as inki-Jinx, is known for her whimsical, typically aquatic-themed, designs. Her colorful critters have appeared on clothing, jewelry, and even Nintendo 3DS cases. Plushes had to be included, right? Correct! And...

 
 
WonderCon 2014 photo

House of Darkly announces WonderCon 2014 exclusive plush

WonderCon in Anaheim, California is coming up in less than a month and one of the burning questions on attendees' minds is, "what about the exclusives?" Thankfully, House of Darkly has given us the heads-up in regards to her con-exclus...

 
 
ThinkGeek Blobfish plush photo

ThinkGeek's blobfish plush is huge, blobby

Under the sea, there are majestic creatures like the blue whale and the bottlenose dolphin... and there is this guy, the blobfish. It doesn't always look as bloated as it does in its plush representation. The pressure change of taking the f...

 
 
 
Giant Isopod plush photo

Leave it to Japan to make me want a Giant Isopod plush

All cards on the table, my taste in plushes at times borders on the bizarre but this time, I must not be alone in thinking these Giant Isopod plush toys are absolutely adorable. Why else would Strap-ya be sold out of most of their stock, le...

 
 
Toy Fair: Lil BUB plush photo

Toy Fair 2014: Lil BUB plush debuts

You would have to been actively avoiding adorable feline internet celebrities to not know who Lil BUB is. Much like Grumpy Cat, Lil BUB rose to fame for her unique appearance (she is known for her constantly protruding tongue and large eyes...

 
 
Custom Beargguy photo

Your Beargguy San isn't this adorable

Gunpla is a hobby that can be enjoyed by anyone. Beargguy has had its hand in getting people to be especially creative with their Gunpla and the third edition from Gundam Build Fighters has been no exception. A crop of custom Beargguy by Tw...

 
 
CuteRody Miku plushes photo

Taito's CuteRody Miku plushes are lethally adorable

I've somehow missed out on the Hatsune Miku x CuteRody plushes that Taito is producing, but my goodness ... they are adorable. Featuring Miku wearing a little hat that resembles the ear of a Rody horse, it's just too cute for words. Don't y...

 
 
Pokemon Snorlax cushion photo

You gotta catch this Pokemon Snorlax cushion

What Pokemon fan hasn't dreamed of just cuddling up with a Snorlax? I mean, they just look so darn relaxed, not to mention fluffy. The good folks over at Banpresto have seen fit to make that dream a reality for gamers and napping enthusiast...

 
 
Little Moon God plush photo

Little Moon God, Little Sun Goddess plushes now on Etsy

Folks may remember way back in the summer of last year when Kaitlin Reid launched a Kickstarter for a plush version of her Little Moon God character. The campaign was so successful that not only did the Little Moon God make it to produ...

 
 
Duffy the Disney Bear photo

Check out the additions to Duffy's wardrobe coming 2014

Lovers of Duffy the Disney Bear got an early morning surprise today when the Disney Parks Blog unveiled new outfits for the adorable plush. Some of the costumes are made to dress the 17 inch bear while others are sewn onto smaller 12 i...

 
 


Reviews   filter by...

Tomopop DC Bishoujo Wonder Girl by Kotobukiya"The power of Zeus compels you"

 

Tomopop Cu-poche Friends Alice by Kotobukiya"Going down the Cu-poche rabbit hole"

 

Tomopop Nendoroid Shoukaku & Zuikaku by Good Smile Company"The pride of the 5th Carrier Division!"

 

Tomopop Kagamine Rin Tony Ver. by Max Factory"Pop stars aren't usually this cute"

 

Tomopop Velvet with Cornelius by Alter"A homeless princess and a Tiny Toon"

 

Tomopop Parfom Labrys by Phat Company"Class president or killer robot?"

 

Tomopop SDCC Exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters"Walk quietly and carry a massive sword"

 

Tomopop Titanfall Stryder by Threezero"The craziest thing I've ever reviewed?"

 

Tomopop Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Cardcaptor Sakura"Nice to see you, good to meet you"

 

Tomopop Transformers Combiner Wars Quickslinger"He may have a new name, but Slingshot is back!"

 

Tomopop Super Action Noriaki Kakyoin Second"Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?"

 

Tomopop Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody"A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers"

 

Tomopop Threezero's RWBY Ruby Rose"Red like roses (and just as sharp)"

 
 
 
 
NEXT