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SoftoyHobby at ToyCon UK…

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Our very own editor-in-chief Tru:Tek reveals the slew of goodies he’ll have available at UME ToysToyCon UK booth (#T3) this Saturday, April 29th

Featured runs and one-offs include-

  • “Dokuro King” Smog BallsSubmission Toy‘s homage to pollution kaiju and Madballs has been produced in a clear purple sofubi, coming with black and silver masked/free sprays, metallic red detailing and an orange keshi insert inspired by Takara’s classic Dokuro King. Limited to 10 painted and 10 blank, priced at £60 and £85 respectively
  • “Silver Strobe Mine” Oozeballs- Matching the recently released Smog Balls, the Oozeball gets the SSM treatment. Cast in black sofubi and treated to silver/purple sprays and metallic green detailing. Limited to 5 including a “Split” GID one-off, priced at £70 and £80 respectively
  • “Silver Strobe Mine” Warui Zonbis- Completing the trinity of Tru:Tek’s current sofubi line-up in the SSM style, the Warui Zonbis come with black, silver and neon purple sprays with metallic green painted detailing. Going on sale alongside a special TCon teal blank set with pink gacha-style bases, both versions come packed with matching keshi micros. Priced at £65 and £45 each
  • “Holo” Kamengo micro-run- TakePico x One-Up‘s sofubi mini comes cast in a neon green complete with dark green rub, silver, teal and neon purple sprays and hand painted detailing courtesy of Tru:Tek. Limited to 5, these have been priced at £40 each
  • “Tin Foil Hat” Telebobo micro-run- Tru:Tek takes on KaijuTAN/Unoblab’s OG Telebobo in his signature bloody style. Cast in a flesh soft vinyl, each has been treated to layers of crimson rubs, sprays and hand painted detailing with a hi-gloss finish. Limited to 5 (4 of which are for sale), pricing and exact release details are still TBC
  • “Pussy Patrol” Sons of Brodarr micro-run- Ahead of a special collab for Brodarrfest next month, Tru:Tek offers up his own take on Gravy Toys‘ OG Sons of Brodarr; Jeff, Lonny and Private Hooligan. Cast in a Japanese sofubi, each has been treated to layers of flesh, pink, mint green and teal sprays with subtle hand painted detailing. Limited to 6, priced at £40 each
  • “Bloody Disgusting” Primitive Monster micro-run- Cast in a white soft vinyl, Frank Mysterio‘s Mexican-produced monstrosity receives fleshy rubs and sprays for this release, finished with hand painted detailing and a slimy-looking hi-gloss coat. Limited to 3, priced at £95 each
  • “Bloodsucker” Gosaura one-off- Having the honour of painting one of the first of Planet X‘s latest kaiju, the orange-cast Gosaura has layers of flesh, dark purple and magenta sprays on top of a purple rub. Pricing still TBC
  • “Mecha” Duwa one-off- Held back from the recent Tru:Tek micro-run, this single Toysbian Duwa has been given the full Submission Toy treatment, featuring a mix of fleshy sprays contrasting against weathered olive metal-like acrylic dry brsuhing and detailing. Priced at £210
  • One-Off Koningus- Tru:Tek has painted up a couple of Ummikko‘s classic ape, coming in a dark blue sofubi with a selection of metallic sprays and hand painted detailing. Priced at £55 each
  • One-Off Uneasy Joes- The latest round of STKL‘s little guy as painted by Tru:Tek. Cast in a mix of pink, green and white sofubi, various one-offs will be available for £35-£40 each
  • “Plastic Police” Mutant Cop one-off- Violence Toy‘s slimy officer of the law comes cast in a muted green soft vinyl, coming with layers of crimson, black, gold and silver sprays over a detail-hugging rub. Comes packed with hat and baton accessories for £200

[Right-click individual images for hi-res pics]

Look out for details of online sales for any leftovers early next week!


Blurble’s “Milky White” Garglmon auction…

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Blurble‘s Garglmon returns for a limited one-off auction release

  • Size: 8″
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms)
  • Edition size: 1
  • Price: N/A
  • Inspired by cult toy Ooze-It, Garglmon has been digitally sculpted based on an original design by Blurble, coming cast in a milky white soft vinyl for this release
  • The last of a small batch in this color, Garglmon is being offered up via Instagram auction through Blurble’s feed (here) until Sunday, April 23rd at 4pm Pacific

Submission Toy’s HUGE launch sale…

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Submission Toy gear up for their first big release in the Softoy Hobby store this week

Touching down right here at 11pm London time this Friday, February 24th, a number of customs, painted runs and blanks from Submission Toy’s Tru:Tek and Rich Page will be available, including;

  • “GID” Smogball- Submission Toy’s debut sofubi in a glow vinyl. Limited to 10 priced at $65 each
  • “Hubba Bubba Oooze Bubble” Oozeball- The Oozeball returns in an unpainted strawberry gum colored sofubi, this time coming packed with Hubba Bubba sticks plus a foil-backed deluxe header card. Limited to 10 priced at $55 each
  • “Black and Blue” SofuBall set- A super-limited recast of the black Oozeball is joined by the Smogball in a deep royal blue. Limited to just 2 sets at a reduced sum of $110 each
  • “Skinned Alive” PigPigMan- Tru:Tek teams up with Kaiju TAN for the first of 2 PigPigMan releases. Limited to 5, each coming with layers of acrylic brushwork, VColor sprays and bloody detailing for $320 each
  • “Twin Destroyer” Ettin- Tru:Tek once again joins forces with Planet X, this time for a run of their latest 2-headed beast. Cast in a green soft vinyl and treated to layers of life-like sprays and hand painted detailing. Limited to 4, each coming packed with both axe and anchor accessories for $240 each
  • “Young Grasshopper” Molochowl- Submission Toy take on Solo Is Toy‘s Molochowl for their first joint paint run. Cast in a flesh soft vinyl and treated to layers of acrylic dry brushing, detailing and shading courtesy of Rich Page and Tru:Tek. Limited to 6, each complete with aged cloth wrist, leg and head bands for $250 each
  • Bukimi Ball one-offs- Bukimi Blasters‘ Bukimi Balls get the Tru:Tek treatment for this mini release. Features 3 one-off customs – Zonbi, Garamoan and Stink Eye – each coming with layers of sprays and brushed detailing for $110 a piece
  • Submission Toy one-offs- The pair have been busy on a number of one-offs, including a Skinner “Ogos”, Violence Toy “Mutant Cop”, PLT Blood Maijin and Ultra Bastard, plus a Red Hot Style “Kilin” amongst others
  • “Haunted Mansion” Argomedus and the Whisper- Submission Toy take on Scott Tolleson‘s sofubi duo, this time treating them to an acrylic paint app inspired by Disney’s Haunted Mansion. Limited to 3 sets priced at just $70 each
  • Warui Zonbi one-offs- Submission Toy’s Rich Page has got to work on 2 Warui Zonbi sets, aptly titled “Stone” and “Bone”. Limited to just 1 of each, these will be available for just $40 each

*Click on the thumbnails below for hi-res shots of all toys on offer


Blurble’s latest Garglmon release…

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Instantly selling out earlier this month, Blurble‘s Garglmon returns for a limited one-off release

  • Size: 8″
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms)
  • Edition size: 2
  • Price: $90 plus shipping
  • Inspired by cult toy Ooze-It, Garglmon has been digitally sculpted based on an original design by Blurble, coming cast by Grody Shogun in a Japanese soft vinyl
  • Limited to just 2 pieces this time around, Garglmon has been treated to several different paint applications by Blurble on an undisclosed vinyl base
  • Going on sale in the Blurble store today (12/25) at 10am Pacific

Angel Abby’s “Christmas” Oozeballs…

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Angel Abby teams up with our very own Tru:Tek for a special holiday-themed release

  • Size: 3.5″ wide
  • Edition size: 10 each (Green/Red)
  • Price: $70 plus shipping
  • Tru:Tek’s Oozeballs come cast in a mix of GID (Green) and milky (Red) soft vinyl this time around, coming with a mix of pastel/neon sprays and hand painted detailing courtesy of Angel Abby’s Andy
  • Currently available via e-mail lottery until 11.59pm HK time on December 26th, interested parties are going to need to send a message to angelabby_hk@yahoo.com.hk, being sure to include your desired ball (Gree, Red or Both), name, address and phone number

Blurble’s Garglmon debut…

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Unveiled last week, Blurble‘s latest sofubi is set for its first release next week

  • Size: 8″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms)
  • Edition size: 4
  • Price: $90 plus shipping
  • Inspired by cult toy Ooze-It, Garglmon has been digitally sculpted based on an original design by Blurble, coming cast by Grody Shogun in a Japanese soft vinyl
  • Limited to just 4 pieces for its first outing, Garglmon has been treated to several different paint applications by Blurble on an undisclosed vinyl base
  • Going on sale in the Blurble store on Wednesday, December 14th at 6pm Pacific time

Hell painter’s Sufes 73 exclusive Hell Maijin sofubi…

Hell Painter‘s incredible Hell Maijin garage kit finally gets a release in sofubi next month

  • Size: 7″
  • Articulation: 4 points (neck, arms, tongue)
  • Edition size: 30
  • Price: 8000yen
  • Cast up in a green colored soft vinyl for its first outing (flesh test pull pictured), Hell Painter’s ultimate homage to Ooze-It will be going on sale via their Superfestival 73 booth on January 8th, 2017. Here’s hoping for an online release soon after!