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Splurrt’s Bam Bam prototype revealed…

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Splurrt unveils his latest small-mid size figure ahead of production later this year

  • Size: 5″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 4 points (neck, arms)
  • Designed and sculpted by Splurrt, Bam Bam pays homage to one of the most popular MaBa Zombies from Series 1 (check him here), replicating a similarly textured two-faced design, albeit with a body that looks like a cross between the artist’s own Cadaver Kid and Cadaver Twin figures
  • Keep track of the Splurrt Instagram feed here for more details soon
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Super7’s new M.U.S.C.L.E reveals at NYTF…

Following on from their recent barage of MOTU, Alien and SF2 figures, Super7 unveil their latest range of licensed M.U.S.L.E. mini figures at the New York Toy Fair this week

  • Size: 2″-2.5″
  • Price: $6 per set (TBC)
  • New licenses confirmed so far include Mega Man, Shogun Warriors, Robotech, Aliens and Super7’s own property, The Worst
  • From images revealed so far, it would appear that (aside from Robotech) the new licenses will follow a similar template to previous releases, featuring 4 sets each containing 3 predetermined figures
  • Look out for more details soon!

RESTORE’s Final More Meat revealed…

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RESTORE unveil the highly anticipated follow-up to Iron Meat this week

  • Size: 8″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 7+ points (visor, neck, arms, legs, chest piece)
  • Release date: Winter ’17
  • Price: TBC
  • One of the most technical sculpts from RESTORE’s Junnosuke Abe to date, Final More Meat features a design inspired by TMNT Krang’s Android Body, sporting a removable visor and heart chest piece
  • Backstory: In 1984, in anticipation of the threats approaching, New Electric Power Company (Electric Power Company), in order to strengthen deterrence and military power, we began to develop robots in confidence. Development has spanned several years, and budget of several trillion yen was poured. A robot developed at the time with the highest technology punched the earth in the experiment test, Since cracks on the earth entered, laws regulating the use of confidentiality were made, to the extent of the destructive power comparable to nuclear bombs, developers were excited about the science of new science though they were afraid…
  • Keep track of the RESTORE web page here for more details soon

Kalaka Toys’ Jumbo Shogun Warlord unveiled…

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Matias Kalaka unveils an oversized prototype for his debut sofubi this week

  • Size: 9″ (jumbo proto pictured)
  • Articulation: 4 points (neck, arms, waist)
  • Price: TBC
  • Inspired by both MOTU and the classic Jumbo Machinder Shogun Warriors, the Warlord has been designed by Kalaka and sculpted digitally in 3D, with a soft vinyl version planned to make its debut at DCon ’17
  • Keep track of the Kalaka Instagram feed here for more news soon

Splurrt’s Arch Usir prototype revealed…

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The latest in Splurrt‘s new Masterworks series is finally ready for production

  • Size: 14″+ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 5 points (neck, arms, legs)
  • Marking the very first time the Usir has received its own body, this new upscaled version of the demonic beast features enhanced textures, refined detailing and of course, more articulation. Currently in the final stages of prototyping, interested parties can keep an eye on the figures progress by following Splurrt’s Instagram feed here

Death Cat Toys’ Kai-ju Kun prototype revealed…

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The first standalone sofubi – the Sea Monster Kid or Icthy – from Death Cat Toys revealed

  • Size: 3.5″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 1 point (neck)
  • Designed by Death Cat Toys’ Johan Ulrich and sculpted by Beth Graves
  • Based on the prehistoric dolphin named Ichthyosaurus (derived from Greek ιχθυς/ichthys meaning ‘fish’ and σαυρος/sauros meaning ‘lizard’)
  • Keep track of the Death Cat Toys Instagram here for more details soon

Blackdots’ Madballs sofubi coin banks teased…

Originally announced last week, we can now reveal the first teasers for Blackdots‘ officially licensed Madballs sofubi coin banks! Whilst we can’t confirm any details at present, it appears that there will be 2 very different designs from the franchise up for grabs; a version of Skull Face, coming complete with a small “hand” stand, and our favourite Slobulus, featuring a rather more appealing full-body sculpt inspired by the original Madball Head Poppers. Whilst release details still remain close guarded, we’re keeping our fingers crossed that the unveiling of these latest teasers means they won’t be too far off. Keep a close eye on the Blackdots Instagram feed here for more info soon…