accessories and fashion

Batman photo
Batman

Batman Keychain strikes fear into Joker goons everywhere!


Now you can rush out to get more Diet Coke... in style.
Jan 08
Own a piece of Batman film history, with a steel-alloy representation of the 1989 Batmobile from Tim Burton's hit Batman. This is one of the most suped-up of all Batman's rides, loaded with enough explosives to take out as ma... read
Tentacle Crown photo
Tentacle Crown

Fulfill your dream of wearing a crown of tentacles with this Kickstarter


The wearable work of art is a success
Sep 07
Killer Tentacle Octopus (Kaity O'Shea) and Camilla d'Errico's Kickstarter for their wearable Tentacle Crown launched recently and has already garnered the US$10,000 needed to fund the campaign. The accessory ha... read
PokemonCenter.com opens photo
PokemonCenter.com opens

PokemonCenter.com opens its doors


Plenty of plushes and other Pokemon-themed items await
Aug 06
PokemonCenter.com has officially opened up, offering up several different kinds of Pokemon-branded merchandise. Apparel, iPhone cases, Pokemon Trading Card Game products and more are available, but what you're probably most c... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Now you can even smell like Sailor Moon with Miracle Romance Eau de Toilette


Smells like Sailor Moon spirit
Jun 10
Bandai’s Sailor Moon Miracle Romance makeup collection is still going. So far they’ve released shining powder, nail polish, eye liner, lipstick, and lip balm. Now, here we have a Miracle Romance eau de toilette. ... read
WonderCon photo
WonderCon

WonderCon 2014: Hyperactive Monkey


So cute they'll make you climb trees!
Apr 24
I'm a big fan of the brightly colored and exciting designs of Jerome Lu and Hyperactive Monkey! This year at WonderCon their booth was as bright as always, and included several cool pieces. The Glow-in-the-Dark Spirit Pocket ... read
More Kuso Vinyl sales photo
More Kuso Vinyl sales

Kuso Vinyl having yet another sale on Dec. 26


This time, it's 42 percent off everything
Dec 25
Those folks at Kuso Vinyl are at it again. They're having another sale on all their stuff around the holidays, so if you wanted to pick something up from Kuso for a friend, family member or yourself, now is a pretty good time... read
Kuso Vinyl Black Friday photo
Kuso Vinyl Black Friday

Kuso Vinyl having Black Friday sale


40 percent off everything for Friday only
Nov 26
If you've been waiting on picking something up from the Kuso Vinyl or KusoPop shops, this Friday is a good chance to do so. Both sites are having a sale on everything in stock at the stores for 40 percent off. That's apparel,... read
character earplugs photo
character earplugs

Kitan club makes amusing earplug capsule toys


What? Really? Ah.. Japan, don't ever change!
Nov 25
Have you ever wanted to wear an anime character in your ear? Well, if you are like me then the thought would never cross your mind, at least until you saw these capsule toys made by Kitan. Kitan made sets of ear plugs that fe... read
Kidrobot (RED) photo
Kidrobot (RED)

Kidrobot announces (RED) Collection


Five percent of sales going toward fighting AIDS
Nov 20
Kidrobot has a new collection of items coming out, in collaboration with (RED) and the Keith Haring Studio, to mark World AIDS Day 2013. The (RED) Collection merchandise will have 5 percent of its sales go toward fightin... read
DCon: Hyperactive Monkey photo
DCon: Hyperactive Monkey

DesignerCon 2013: Hyperactive Monkey


Their exclusive might leave you a bit ... jaded
Nov 15
At DesignerCon, Hyperactive Monkey unleashed a new jade version of the Pocket Master figure. It's not made of actual jade, but resin, though it could look the part. It was also their event exclusive, but not the only thing at... read
DCon 2013: Ink It Labs photo
DCon 2013: Ink It Labs

DesignerCon 2013: Ink It Labs


Wooden (designer) toys for girls and boys
Nov 13
The folks at Ink It Labs brought plenty of wooden collectibles with them to DesignerCon 2013. Those included Scott Tolleson's Lil Rufus, the S.S. Meow Meow from Crowded Teeth, Onorio D'Epiro's Flower Eater, and-&nbs... read
3D Voltron hoodie photo
3D Voltron hoodie

Defend your own universe with this 3D Voltron hoodie


Tell me this isn't epic!
Nov 05
No, that's not someone's attempt at a fury costume. That is, in fact, a real, honest to goodness Voltron hoodie that you can buy right now from 80sTees.com. There are a lot of character hoodies out there, but we've never seen... read
LEGO watches photo
LEGO watches

Check out these spiffy LEGO watches for grown-ups


Coming this November
Oct 05
LEGO is preparing to launch a whole new line of  timepieces this November that will be aimed at adults for the first time ever. Up until now, their watches have only been made for kids. The line will be called LEGO Watch... read
Vannen Kronk watch photo
Vannen Kronk watch

Vannen, Kronk collab on the new Rat Basterd watch


Limited to 150 pieces in conjunction with Mintyfresh
Sep 20
Vannen Watches' latest is a new timepiece with art designed by Kronk called Rat Basterd. Using Kronk's style — which is based off tattoos and as I just learned, old-school animation — the watch is his take on a Mi... read
Yosiell Lorenzo tees photo
Yosiell Lorenzo tees

Yosiell Lorenzo has two new T-shirts for your wardrobe


Different design can be yours for US$25
Aug 16
Just a quick heads up if you're a Yosiell Lorenzo fan: he's got two new T-shirts available in his shop right now. The Bury Your Secrets shirt is based off an earlier print Yosiell released, while Spirit Board Vessel features an Ouija-inspired design. Both shirts are available for US$25 in Yosiell's shop. Going to pick either one up? read
SDCC Sanrio photo
SDCC Sanrio

SDCC 2013: Sanrio


Kitty-chan had a secret booth! I found it!
Jul 25
Hello Kitty had a presence all over SDCC this year, but the main focus here will be on Sanrio's booths themselves. A lot of you might have heard that they were having a pop-up shop in Petco Park outside of the convention. Thi... read
SDCC Hasbro MLP photo
What did Hasbro have to offer in the MLP realm?
SDCC and I go way back, of course with a lot of us it does, but for a strange reason on my end. Every year it's my goal to get the My Little Pony exclusive of the year. This was the first year I was able to be there to obtain... read feature

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Karl Lagerfeld and tokidoki collaborate on new line


Lagerfeld and his cute cat take over tokidoki
Jul 02
Tokidoki will once again be partnering up with famous fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld. With this new collaboration, tokidoki will be releasing another Lagerfeld figure, this time called "Mr. Choupette". This limited edition... read
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Show off your nails with the Sailor Moon Nail Collection


This second release from Creer Beaute is nail polish that looks like the Sailor Scouts' transformation stick
Jun 14
For the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, Bandai created a special makeup collection for their cosmetic brand, Creer Beaute. Their first release was the Sailor Moon R Miracle Romance Shining Moon Powder. Now their second rele... read
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Transform yourself with Sailor Moon Shining Moon Powder


Moon Prism Power Makeup!
Jun 10
Ladies, now you can be fashionable, and show that you're a fan of Sailor Moon. For the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, Bandai is adding Sailor Moon themed items to their Creer Beaute cosmetic brand. Their first release from... read
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OutsmART celebrates May 4 with a sale


Buy three, get the fourth one free on all shirts
May 03
Everyone's putting on their best Star Wars-May 4 puns in anticipation for Saturday (i.e. Super7's May the 4th Be With You event), and OutsmART Originals is jumping in with the May the 4th One Be Free sale. Yep; it's buy-three... read
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OutsmART Originals jumps on the bacon train


Rolls out Bacon University apparel, along with original artist T-shirts
May 02
Bacon: it's what's popular. And it's also a theme for OutsmART Originals' new original apparel line called The Bacon University. There's six shirts in total in the Bacon University shop, and while all aren't university appare... read
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You can now pre-order Cavey iPhone cases


The little armless fellow is moving up in the world
Apr 27
Soon you will have a chance to show your love for a little stranger's lovable Cavey plushes just by answering your phone. Two adorable iPhone case designs (available for both iPhone 4/4s and 5) were revealed on the ... read
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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy plush mascot straps spotted


They seem more like screen cleaners, though
Apr 25
On April 22, an interesting tweet was spotted from the Twitter feed of Hidemi Matsuzuka, the General Manager of the Square-Enix figure brand. It looks like plush phone mascots from Theatrhythm Final Fantasy are in the works. ... read
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Miyazawa Model Expo 31: COSPA and Ensky


For all your idol-loving, frog-punching needs
Apr 10
Over in Japan, Miyazawa Model Expo 31 has been bringing us closer views of upcoming toys. Here we're going to take a look at the offerings from COSPA and Ensky. COSPA focuses on two titles, The Idolm@ster and Super Danga... read
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WonderCon 2013: Hyperactive Monkey


Monkeys and Kung-fu, what more do you need?
Apr 03
Artist, Jerome Lu, was in attendance at the Hyperactive Monkey booth during WonderCon. He had a con-exclusive glow-in-the-dark Monkey Bank (US$80), as well as limited amounts of his SDCC 2012 exclusive Ebony Edition Master Ba... read
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WonderCon 2013: Flat Bonnie


Miles and miles of stuffed little critters!
Mar 30
So, let's kick off our WonderCon 2013 coverage with a little bit of fluffy flatness: that is, the plush creations of Flat Bonnie. Of course, she had her two exclusives on hand, Shelbun and the Woolly Mammoth plush. But a... read
Kidrobot x Street Fighter photo
Twice is nice for this blind-boxed series
Almost a year and a half ago, Kidrobot released its first Street Fighter mini-figure series. I reviewed them, and found them to be good, but not without some serious quality control issues. We know Series 2 is on the way, but... read feature

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Pokemon Center releases new Charizard campaign goods


You will never have enough Pokemon stuff!
Mar 13
The ever popular fire Pokemon, Charizard, now has a new line of items available for purchase. Exclusively in Japan, a new Charizard campaign has been released in Pokemon Centers. This campaign features a good selection of ite... read