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Retroband’s M.E.A.T.S. mini series…

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Previously available at DCon ’18, the first round of Retroband‘s M.E.A.T.S. mini series arrive online this week

  • Size: 1.75″ each
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: TBC
  • Designed, sculpted and cast by Retroband, the M.E.A.T.S. series features 3 figures to start with – Meats, Tomb and new character Suffer – each coming in a flesh tone semi-flexible resin for this first release
  • Going on sale in the Retroband store this coming Saturday, December 8th at 12pm CST
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ShinGangu x DeathCatToys’ [The Spirit of] Deathtek Mashin: Chaos Dimension…

Whilst the first painted run of Deathtek Mashin sold out in a matter of minutes at DCon ’18 last weekend, a limited supply of the accompanying blank release will be available online next week

  • Size: 5.5″ (main figure), 1.25″ (keshi pilot)
  • Articulation: 4 points (arms, legs), plus removable weapon
  • Edition size: 10 each
  • Price: $120 per 1x sofubi/1x keshi set plus shipping
  • Featuring DeathCatToys’ Nightmare Steed and Tru:Tek’s (ShinGangu) Six Eye Okami, both come cast in a deep clear blue Japanese soft vinyl complete with contrasting red weapon and matching blue companion “Pilot” mini figure
  • The first round of releases come packed with a kit box-style header featuring art from Johan, companion stickers and game card- the rules of which will be revealed as the line-up slowly grows throughout 2019!
  • Going on sale in the SoftoyHobby store on Monday, 11/26 at 11.59pm London time (3.59pm LA, 6.59pm NY, 11/27 7.59am HK, 8.59am JP) alongside a neat selection of DCon ’18 leftovers
  • Check our previous post right here for more details on the series!

Tru:Tek [ShinGangu] x DeathCatToys’ Deathtek Mashin: Chaos Dimension revealed…

We’re back after nearly a month long hiatus, kicking things off with an in-depth look at our very own Tru:Tek‘s latest collaborative series with DeathCat Toys… Deathtek Machin: Chaos Dimension!

  • Size: 5.5″ (main figure), 1.25″ (keshi pilot)
  • Articulation: 4 points (arms, legs), plus removable weapon
  • Price: $120 (blank), $160 (painted) per 1 sofubi/1 keshi set
  • Heavily inspired by Japanese series Wataru Hero Mashin and its Takara-produced plastic kit line, Deathtek Mashin features an initial line-up of 2 characters – Six Eye Okami from Tru:Tek and Nightmare Steed from DeathCat’s Johan Ulrich – both feature a similar head-torso design fitted with the same arms, legs and back plate; all sculpted by none other than Macsorro
  • As with the original kits, both figures come complete with matching game piece-style “Pilot” mini – Silver Bullet for Six Eye and F*CK Luck for NM Steed – and weapon accessory, all sculpted by the UK’s Jamie Macfarlane
  • All sofubi figures produced in Japan, whilst weapons/minis come in a mix of hard plastic and keshi-style rubber, all cast by Tru:Tek in the UK
  • The first round of releases come packed with a kit box-style header featuring art from Johan, companion stickers and game card- the rules of which will be revealed as the line-up slowly grows throughout 2019!
  • The initial painted release came cast in a white sofubi with factory-style sprays in mint green, magenta, red, white and dark blue inspired by the original Franky WHM release. Whilst selling out at DCon, Tru:Tek did manage to hold back a limited supply of [The Spirit of] Deathtek Mashin clear blues for online sales, details of which will be posted right here on the blog later today…

Third Dye Open’s Mini Tar Man keshi…

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Third Dye Open‘s popular resin figure gets the keshi treatment courtesy of Tru:Tek

  • Size: 2″
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: $20 plus shipping
  • Third Eye Open’s game piece-style figure comes cast in a UV resistant rubber, with 4 different color options available; hot pink, purple, green and orange
  • Currently available via preorder in the Third Dye Open store right here

Violence Toy’s [Bluish-Grey] Monitorr the Gorekeeper set…

Violence Toy‘s mini playset returns in an all-new colorway this weekend

  • Size: 6″
  • Articulation: 0 points (comes with removable lid and wall display feature)
  • Edition size: 100 (48 available)
  • Price: $40 plus shipping
  • Monitorr the Gorekeeper has been cast in a bluish-grey soft vinyl, coming complete with a full set of 12 Gorelords in a matching PVC
  • Packed in a deluxe window display box
  • Going on sale in the Violence Toy store alongside a whole host of discounted VT blanks this coming Saturday, September 29th at 4pm Pacific time

Toshi Aruimi’s [Marble Resin] Namakubi…

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Toshi Aruimi‘s severed samurai head makes a welcome return in a marbled resin this week

  • Size: 2″
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: $25 plus shipping
  • Designed and sculpted by Toshi, Namakubi comes cast in a semi-flexible teal/red marble resin, remaining unpainted for this release
  • Comes packed with a Japanese haunted house-style sticker
  • Currently available via Instagram lottery, interested parties are going to need to DM Toshi with their name, country, shipping address, telephone number and PayPal address right here

Alien Robot Monster’s Samiss [Ice Beam] sets…

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Alien Robot Monster‘s Minibits series returns with another set inspired by Metroid this week

  • Size: TBC
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: TBC
  • The third round of figures in ARM’s ongoing video game-inspired series, the Ice Beam set features the familiar tiny dragon power-up complete with ice ball; coming cast in a M.U.S.C.L.E. flesh keshi-style rubber for this first release
  • Packed in a mini clamshell blister
  • Going on sale in the ARM store this Friday, August 31st at 9am Pacific time