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4:00 PM on 01.09.2015

Tomopop About Town: Custom plushies at Kollision Con 2015

Anime conventions are great, aren't they? You go to see the cosplay (the good and the bad), maybe visit that same "Understanding Evangelion" panel that's at every con, and blow lots and lots of money at the vendor hall. Well,...

Tianxiao Ma

4:00 PM on 11.25.2014

Tomopop About Town: MCM Comic Con London 2014

As I covered last time I was at the show, when it comes to anime, manga, sc-fi, fantasy and just general geek gatherings in the UK, there's no event bigger than the twice-yearly MCM Comic Con in London. Though the con scene h...

Martin Siggers

12:00 PM on 07.10.2013

Tomopop About Town: UglyCon 2013 at GR2

This year's UglyCon was an event that I had been looking forward to since it's announcement way back in March. For those unfamiliar, UglyCon is a gathering, or rather, a celebration of all things Uglydoll. The festi...

Natalie Kipper

4:00 PM on 06.06.2013

Tomopop About Town: London MCM Comicon

When it comes to conventions and shows, we're not as blessed over here in Britain as those of you who reside in the United States, or even really readers who are in mainland Europe. Having said that, the bi-annual MCM Comicco...

Martin Siggers

4:00 PM on 06.03.2013

Tomopop About Town: Custom Vinyl Cavey Show

It's hard to believe, but Cavey is already three years old and to celebrate the occasion creator Holly Stanway (aka A Little Stranger) held a party to celebrate. More than just a chance to eat, drink and be merry though, this was also a chance to see the 41 custom Vinyl Caveys produced specifically for the event. Hit the jump to check out photos and more from the show!

Martin Siggers

4:00 PM on 05.14.2013

Tomopop About Town: J.BO Hobby

Several months ago, for our Tomopop "DO WANT" feature, I went out on a limb and said that I wanted everything from a certain shop in Hong Kong. Well, I guess I should go into more detail sooner or later, so here's a closer lo...

Chris Seto

4:00 PM on 05.03.2013

Tomopop About Town: Dollfie World

If you consider yourself a bit of a doll fan or even if you're just a little curious, there's a place in Hong Kong which you should check out. Hidden (and I mean REALLY hidden) in the 18th floor of a very nondescript building...

Chris Seto

8:00 PM on 05.01.2013

Tomopop About Town: Squadt Assembly

Earlier this month, Rotofugi played host to the opening of Ferg's Squadt Assembly show, featuring both custom Squadts and the chance to build your own Squadt. We didn't get to make it out to the opening, but while I was in to...

Brian Szabelski

6:00 PM on 04.23.2013

Tomopop About Town: Bartholomew Punchyface release party

It is release parties like the one for the Bartholomew Punchyface plush that really make me love living in Los Angeles. The event took place over in the Little Osaka area at the Giant Robot gallery a.k.a. GR2. Both Luke ...

Natalie Kipper

4:00 PM on 03.08.2013

Tomopop About Town: Hong Kong

When us Western folks think about figure scenes in the East, we tend to invariably end up thinking about two main places. The place where they all came from, Japan and probably the second-largest community in the area, Singap...

Chris Seto

4:00 PM on 11.30.2012

Tomopop About Town: Cavey's American Cousins, Part 2

It may have been a while since part one of our coverage for Cavey's American Cousins, a pop-up art show that took place on November 10, but that doesn't make the event's custom Cavey toys any less awesome. Last time, we ...

Natalie Kipper

4:00 PM on 11.23.2012

Tomopop About Town: Cavey's American Cousins, Part 1

For the last couple of weeks, we had been leading up to the Cavey's American Cousins pop-up gallery, the first show for the brand in the United States. Each of the handmade plushes in the show were designed by American artist...

Natalie Kipper