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11:00 PM on 07.27.2014

SDCC 2014: Kuso Vinyl

Kuso Vinyl brought an army of Minicels and Kusopons with them to SDCC. Three different event-exclusive Minicels (one of which was a Catchaman colorway that was only available on preview night) and three event-exclusive Luckit...

Brian Szabelski


10:00 PM on 10.30.2013

Rotobox finishes up a trio of robots

The Rotobox crew have finished up a new batch of customs! This trio, part of their Suparobo series of customs, Mazinkasier SKL, Gaiking and Golion, and all appear to be based on the Qee body-type, as their past Suparobos...

Brian Szabelski

10:15 PM on 10.29.2013

Kuso Vinyl, Fuller Designs partner up for DCon customs

Kuso Vinyl and Fuller Designs have collaborated on a trio of Minicels for DesignerCon, resulting in these cool Spider-Man, Mysterio and Ghost Rider customs. They're definitely Fuller's style, and I love the Mysterio one; he n...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 PM on 09.12.2013

Minicel, Minifah artist proofs pop up in Rotobox shop

Rotobox has sent us word that their Minicel and Minifah artist proofs are in their shop. The big difference between these and the regular Minicels is that they're signed by Rotobox themselves, and they were initially availabl...

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Pow! Rotobox reveals a 1966 Batman Minicel photo
Pow! Rotobox reveals a 1966 Batman Minicel
by Brian Szabelski

I sense a theme here from Rotobox; just earlier this week, they showed off their Batman Hush Minicel, and now, here's a 1966 Batman Minicel. Taking design cues from Adam West's portrayal of the Dark Knight, it has a little more metallic finish and sadly, does not come with a to-scale version of Bat Shark Repellent. I personally like it a bit more than the Hush Batman, if only because there's some more detail in the paint.

Want one? They're US$130 in Rotobox's shop, and only five of these have been made. 

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Rotobox shows off a Minicel Batman photo
Rotobox shows off a Minicel Batman
by Brian Szabelski

Rotobox are still rolling out their Batman custom figures, this time on the Minicel platform. Their newest is a Batman based on his appearance in the Hush story arc, so a little more blue and gray instead of black. He's also based off the design they did with the larger Celsius Hush Batman last year. It's still a rather cute stern-faced little Bats, though, don't you think?

Only five of these were made, and they're in the Rotobox shop for US$120 each. That does include shipping costs, by the way. What do you guys think of this custom pint-sized Batman?

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10:30 PM on 06.29.2013

More SDCC exclusives from Kuso Vinyl

Kuso Vinyl has two more exclusives announced for SDCC at booth #5642: Death Serpent: Southern edition, a black-and-blue version of Jesse Hernandez's 9-inch creation. IT's limited to 90 pieces for US$110 each, coming with a s...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 PM on 06.18.2013

Minicel, Minifah come to SDCC

Kuso Vinyl previously announced the DIY Minicel for SDCC, but they're adding two more to their exclusives line-up. The regular versions of Minicel and Minifah (the chibified Fahrenheit) shrink Rotobox's characters down to 4 i...

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Kuso Vinyl to debut Minicel at SDCC photo
Kuso Vinyl to debut Minicel at SDCC
by Brian Szabelski

Remember when Kuso Vinyl showed off the design for their Minicel figure with Rotobox? We finally have a finished figure and release date, along with a bunch of accessories to show off. The 4-inch DIY Minicel figure will debut at San Diego Comic Con in Kuso Vinyl's booth (#5642) and he'll be priced in this version at US$10.

As accessories, Minicel comes with five weapons: a katana, a rocket launcher, a handgun, a rifle, and a sniper rifle. He's also got articulation in his arms and neck, much like the bigger Celsius figure has. Very cool to see so much of the bigger design still in this bite-sized version; what do you think, Tomopop readers?

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The great exclusives round-up of WonderCon 2013 photo
The great exclusives round-up of WonderCon 2013
by Natalie Kipper

WonderCon is almost upon us and the official list of exclusive merchandise has been posted. Over the past week or so, we have been revealing exclusive toys one by one but now we're going to open the flood gates. Not only will we showcase all the toys on the list that haven't been covered yet but we will also go back over the ones we previously covered (as a nice little refresher).

Hold onto your convention badges because Tomopop is about to round up the exclusive toys of WonderCon! Hit the jump to dive right in!

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12:30 PM on 02.11.2013

Rotobox's 2013 starts off with more robots

Rotobox has sent us news about two news customs they've just finished up. First off is a custom Celsius inspired by Akira: Yamagata's bike, with Yamagata at the controls. Part of the Rotobox Parallel Series, this is a bit mor...

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Minicel brings Celsius down to bite-size  photo
Minicel brings Celsius down to bite-size
by Brian Szabelski

Kuso Vinyl and Rotobox have been deep inside their secret lab, working on a project that might very well change the world. Okay, that's a bit of hyperbole, but they do have a new project to share: it's called Minicel, and it should look familiar. At 4 inches tall, Minicel is essentially a smaller version of Rotobox's Celsius figure, made of vinyl and PVC with articulation in the head/neck and arms, just like the big version. They'll be kicking the line off with some Minicel Celsius and Fahrenheit figures as the first designs, but blanks ones will eventually be available, too.

Really, the only difference from the prototype pics to the bigger Celsius and Fahrenheit figures is that the little elements of each figure have been "chibi-ed," for lack of a better term. No word on prices, release dates and such, but we should hopefully hear about it soon. In the meanwhile, sound off in the comments about these little guys and whether or not you like the mini-versions over their bigger brothers!

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