Without a booth to call their own this year, Kidrobot scattered their releases across San Diego Comic Con. Frank Kozik's booth was home to one of them, the one that Kozik himself actually worked on: a new Rocket Raccoon Labbi...
Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield.
Kidrobot's blog has posted, in two parts, a quick tour of their Toy Fair wares for 2014. Some of their Toy Fair surprises were spoiled a little early (namely, the Mega Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lines), but even tho...
Are beards in? YES! ... err, yes, it seems, and even Kidrobot is getting in on the action. They're dropping a new version of Frank Kozik's Labbit with that handlebar mustache, and this time with an added beard as well. Called...
Kidrobot's NYCC offerings included the reveal of their newest Kidrobot Black vinyl figure. It's called Murder, by British artist Craww, and features a 12-inch-tall woman cloaked in a feathered crow-like outfit. She also comes...
The countdown for NYCC has officially begun now that we're in October. Since we're this close to the big event, Kidrobot has decided to announce the exclusives they'll have at their booth. In the original version of their Dia de Los Muertos Homer figure, Homer's suit is white.
In this con edition, Homer's suit is black with complimenting colors. This vinyl con edition of Dia de Los Muertos Homer will be US$49.99. Moving on to Street Fighter, what's better than a Ryu figure? A golden Ryu figure!
This Street Fighter con exclusive will be three inches tall and entirely gold. Pricing information hasn't been released. Kidrobot will also have exclusives of their original figures as well.
There will be an exclusive of their Keep Watch Labbit. This version will look skinned and have a sculpted brain,muscle tissue and gradient tendons. This Labbit's never blinking eye will also be glow in the dark. The special limited edition of this Keep Watch Labbit will be US$99.99.
This last exclusive was first seen at SDCC. It's the Evel Knievel inspired Locodonta Dunny. This vinyl figure will be eight inches tall and glow in the dark. Limited to 400, the Locodonta Dunny will be US$99.99. All of these exclusives can be found at Kidrobot's NYCC booth # 607.
At Kidrobot's booth at SDCC, they had on display all their upcoming releases as well as all of their exclusive items. For their upcoming releases, they had all of their Marvel crossover figures. There were Munnys and Mini Mu...
Kidrobot has begun teasing its SDCC 2013 exclusives, and truth be told, it's an alright list:
The July 17 release is a set of Marvel Labbits, the Wolverine and Venom ones we saw before, perhaps as the debut release (like the Hypnotoad was last year). Frank Kozik is also signing at the booth from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
On July 18, Mecha Zangief from the Kidrobot x Street Fighter line arrives, and Capcom's Yoshinori Ono will be signing at Kidrobot's booth. Yes, seriously.
Also on July 18, a new Zombie Bart Simpson is releasing at 10 a.m., and a Zoidberg figure will be on tap.
The other exclusives include something I can't really make out, and what looks like an 8-inch version of Jon Paul Kaiser's Dunny 2013 Series piece. His is the stuntman, if you forgot.
All of these will be available at booth #4945. We'll be stopping by to check things out at SDCC; anything that catches your attention?
Big Bad Toy Store (via The Blot Says) has spoiled something of an open secret: Kidrobot's doing a big collaboration with Marvel and their characters. I suspect they were going to officially announce this at San Diego Comic Co...
Coming from the recent Caracas Art Toys expo at Kidrobot Miami, Venezuelan artist, Gerard MDS of Freak Store, showed off some of his custom toys. For these custom figures, he used one of my favorite materials, yarn. Yes, eac...
Some of Freak Store's artists have teamed up to do a show called Caracas Art Toys that's opening this Friday at Kidrobot Miami. The show features work from Gerard MDS, Charles Rodriguez, burunDANGA design, and Gabriel Carpio ...
In September 2011, I reviewed the Street Fighter blind-boxed series from Kidrobot and found them to be ... eh, okay. Nothing too terrible, but since the first figures came out in 2011, things have been quiet, and I figured Kidrobot wouldn't be making more mini-figures of the fighters I love.
I was wrong. Terribly wrong. Street Fighter blind-boxed figures are back, with new sculpts including Cammy, Akuma, Charlie, Fei Long, Gen and Gouki. There's also a new 2-figure pack on the horizon, featuring one blind-boxed figure and one figure open-boxed. Excuse me while I just HNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNG a little bit here.
Beyond that, there's some shots of the upcoming Post Apocalypse 3-inch Dunny Series by Huck Gee (Feb. 28 release, US$9.95) featuring a number of his classic designs; the new Major Lazer Kidrobot figure (Feb. 19 release, US$50); a new Monger Labbit piece coming in May, as reported by SpankyStokes and Toy Viking; and a new license that I'm not sure we can discuss yet, and that we don't want to accidentally leak out. I'll agree with Toy Viking's thoughts on this being a bit of a big deal, though, and I suspect we'll hear more at San Diego Comic Con.
Today's my birthday, and as such, I figured today would be as good a day as any to announce the rebirth of Munn-day Morning Recap into a new, expanded feature — Custom Made Monday.
Custom Made Monday expands on what Munn-day Morning Recap did; no longer will we just be rounding up Munnys and Dunnys, but a full assortment of customs from all over the place. You might see custom figures from Jin Saotome; Munnys from notable artists in the designer toy scene; custom gunpla, figmas and Nendoroids and garage kits when they cross our radar; and more. A lot of customs of all sorts will still get featured in their own posts on Tomopop too, so don't worry; they're not all going away. Heck, MMR may even return if we have a particularly good reason for doing so.
For the first Custom Made Monday, we're giving you a taste of what to expect. This time, we have custom designer toys alongside Nendoroids, action figures, even prop replicas that have been made by hand. Not every Custom Made Monday will be this big ... but since this is #1, why not? Hit the jump to check it all out!