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4:00 PM on 07.07.2014

Space Dandy episode 14 spawns a real life Be@rbrick, baby

If you caught the premiere episode of the second season of Space Dandy over the weekend then no doubt you noticed a cameo by a certain Japanese toy line. Never a stranger to self parody, episode 14 features the gang jumping f...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker


8:00 AM on 05.15.2014

New Cup no Sokoko figures come up flat

Welcome back to the weird side of Japanese figures. Not the shocking or eyebrow raising side, just the weird side. Artist Katsuki Tanaka and pretty darn bizarre company in its own right Kitan Club have once again produce...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

10:00 PM on 05.13.2014

Watch the vacuum around these extra tiny Kamen Rider figures

Banpresto is out to prove that you really can get big things in small packages. Their new Micro line of figures intend to take the super-sized cast of Kamen Rider and shrink them down to a mere 1.5 cm. That's just a little mo...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker



LEGO shows preview of their Simpsons minifigure series photo
LEGO shows preview of their Simpsons minifigure series
by Vanessa Cubillo

After seeing LEGO’s version of The Simpsons’ house, I was excited to see what else would come out in this line. Now we have a look at their latest Simpsons minifigure series. Posted on their Facebook, there are 16 classic characters from the show included.

So you’ll see Homer, Bart, Lisa, Marge, Maggie, Itchy, Scratchy, Krusty, Nelson, Milhouse, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Mr. Burns, Ralph, Grandpa and Flanders. Each figure will come with an accessory that’s true to their character. Lisa has her saxophone, Maggie has Mr. Burns’ teddy bear, and Ralph Wiggum has his valentine from Lisa.

Unlike The Simpson’s house model, these aren’t incredibly expensive. They will be US$4 each, which is a price I can get behind. So buying every figure won't be such a hassle on your wallet. These minifigures are expected to come out in May. 

[via Geekosystem]

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9:00 AM on 03.21.2014

Crummy Gummy and Manny X release Icla bear for charity

It feels like I was just writing about Crummy Gummy and Manny X releasing their first gummy bear figure, Purple Rain. I was initially intrigued because they said the first person to order their very first figure would get a ...

Vanessa Cubillo

7:00 PM on 03.19.2014

Fan recreates dozen of awesome bands using LEGO minifigures

Lately the LEGO creations I’ve been seeing have really been amazing me. My favorite this week comes from Adly Syairi Ramly who has been taking LEGO figures and turning them into iconic musical groups. His recreations a...

Vanessa Cubillo



New S.U.C.K.L.E. colorway invades Toy Art Gallery photo
New S.U.C.K.L.E. colorway invades Toy Art Gallery
by Brian Szabelski

Toy Art Gallery's newest release thinks you're a jerk, because it's the Sucklord's S.U.C.K.L.E. set in a new clear red colorway! Yes, the same 10 figures are available in a new colorway, and really, that's about all that's new here. Isn't that the case with most colorways, though? 

The TAG-exclusive set will be US$25 and on sale Wednesday at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern, 8 p.m. GMT).

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Crummy Gummy releases exclusive figure for SubUrban Vinyl photo
Crummy Gummy releases exclusive figure for SubUrban Vinyl
by Vanessa Cubillo

Crummy Gummy and Manny X will be releasing an exclusive figure for SubUrban Vinyl’s art show this Saturday. The show, titled “Heart Strings,” is a Valentine’s Day themed event and will feature pieces all about love. For this occasion, the gummy bear figure available is a candy pink, glittery bear named Danny LiBido.

I can’t tell you how much I love that name! I would get this figure for the name alone. Crummy Gummy and Manny X picked this name after who they find to be the sexiest man in Hollywood, Danny DeVito.

Danny LiBido will only be available at SubUrban Vinyl’s show this Saturday in Waldwick, NJ. If you can’t make it there in person, you can purchase some of the pieces from their website now. Since this is an exclusive figure, there will only be five original sizes sold at US$40 and three minis sold at US$20. 

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The Atomic Uchuujin rises from The Disarticulators' lab photo
The Atomic Uchuujin rises from The Disarticulators' lab
by Brian Szabelski

The Disarticulators have a new keshi (rubber) figure that they'll be releasing on Friday: the Atomic Uchuujin. If you're a big enough Ultraman fan, then the design will look familiar to you, because it's based off of the character Alien S'pell from a banned 1967 episode of Ultraseven. The ban came from the fact that Alien S'pell's design was too similar to that of an atomic bomb survivor, including scarring. 

The Atomic Uchuujin is 2.75 inches tall and cast in rubber, with a lot of colorways expected. They're starting out with a fleshtone version, and a |"deluxe UV edition" is planned for March. It'll be one of the many releases at Rampage Toys' keshi party on Friday in Tokyo, Japan (more on that in a separate post) and it'll be priced at around US$29 (¥3,000). A Western release for those of us who can't make the event is also planned; news on when to expect that should be coming soon.

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7:00 AM on 01.30.2014

Now is your time to get Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures

It feels like a long time since I first saw Square Enix’s Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures painted. That was only in October, but now there’s no need for waiting because these mini figures are finally open for p...

Vanessa Cubillo

9:04 PM on 01.28.2014

Kidrobot will be releasing a Mega Man figure line

Kidrobot sure has been busy! It’s only January and already we know that they’re working on a TMNT line, and now we’re seeing that they will be releasing a Mega Man line. A few hours ago they’ve releas...

Vanessa Cubillo



8:00 AM on 01.23.2014

Crummy Gummy channels TMNT with new release

Another double release will be coming from Crummy Gummy and Manny X. As always, they’ll be releasing colorful gummy bear figures. Their first release will be called Turtle Ooze. It’s a neon green and unlike thei...

Vanessa Cubillo