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Bog x Squad’s Basket Case Instagram screening…


The guys over at Bog x Squad have devised a unique way to fund their latest top-secret project, starting with a public screening of cult classic Basket Case tonight (5/12)

  • Basket Case will be screened live through the Bog x Squad Instagram stories feed from 10pm Eastern time
  • Bog x Squad’s latest shirt design – a Bog Dweller riff on the original Basket Case poster art – will go up for preorder in the BxS store simultaneously with the films screening
  • Bog x Squad will also be dropping various Dwellers throughout the screening through their Instagram feed
  • All proceeds will be going towards the teams latest project that we’ll hopefully be able to reveal to you soon



Stickup Monsters at ToyCon UK ’17…


SM‘s Javier Jimenez unveils a whole host of one-offs and painted runs for ToyCon UK

Featured items revealed so far include-

  • Baby Wananeko “Brownie” run in a light brown sofubi with dark brown sprays and hand painted detailing
  • Dorobanii “Doraemon” run in white resin with blue sprays, hand painted detailing and a cloth collar with bell
  • A quartet of one-off Max Toy Co’s Tiger Boss sofubi
  • Kurobokan Sleepwalker Offspring and Wananeko sets in white sofubi/soft vinyl complete with matching metallic blue/pink sprays and pink neck ties

(Prices TBC)

Going on sale at the Stickup/Max Toy Co ToyCon UK booth starting Saturday, April 29th

Plaseebo at the It’s Not Funny group show..

Bob Conge aka Plaseebo unveils 4 of the 50 pieces he’ll have on display at the It’s Not Funny group art show in Rochester, NY this week

  • Featured works include The Woof Misfit Robot, The Doublethink Night Gamer and The Toxic Crusader (pricing TBC)
  • It’s Not Funny will be opening it’s doors at the Rochester Contemporary Art Centre from 6pm on Friday, April 7th with an artist’s talk on Saturday, April 8th at 1pm
  • The show runs until Saturday, May 13th 2017. Check the flyer below for more details


BlackBook Toy’s “Milk” A Clockwork Carrot Dim…


Frank Kozik‘s “Dim” Clockwork Carrot sofubi returns with an all-new accessory

  • Size: 9″
  • Articulation: 4 points (waist, arms, neck)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: 15,660yen plus shipping
  • Frank Kozik’s Dim has been cast in a clear sofubi this time around, coming with masked black sprays, and in the case of the chase, gold free sprays
  • Comes packed with a red/black maskie-mask plus the all-new Milk Bootle accessory produced by Chop
  • Going on sale in the Blackbook Toy store this Friday, March 10th at Midnight Japan time

iArt’s “Tiger Monkey” Gang of Monster one-off…


iArt unleashes a special one-off version of his Gang of Monster resin this week

  • Size: 8″
  • Articulation: 0 points
  • Edition size: 1
  • Price: $120 shipped
  • Cast in what appears to be a white resin, Gang of Monsters (or Monkey Fight) has been treated to layers of sprays and hand painted detailing in a gorgeous tiger-style paint app
  • Currently available via e-mail order, interested parties are going to need to hit up with their inquiries

Plaseebo’s Cyclops-X #1…


Plaseebo unveils a new prototype SHB head as part of his latest one-off release

  • Size: 9″
  • Articulation: 5 points (neck, arms, legs)
  • Price: TBC
  • Featuring a one of a kind prototype hand cast resin “Cyclops” head on top of the Skull Head Butt “X” vinyl body, Cyclops-X #1 sports a taxidermy eye and an internal motion activated color changing LED unit with replaceable batteries
  • Comes with Monster Kolor sprays courtesy of Plaseebo’s Bob Conge
  • Going on sale in the Plaseebo store on Wednesday, February 1st

SoftoyHobby’s post-DCon ’16 sale…

Now safely back in the UK after an awesome few days over in LA for Designer Con ’16, we bring you details of our leftover sale happening in-store tomorrow (11/24) at 7pm London time, 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific. Below is a full rundown of what will be on offer…

  • DCon ’16 exclusive “Grapeful Dead” Keronga: TakePico/One-Up’s sofubi froggy has been painted by Tru:Tek with a mix of acrylic brushwork and VColor sprays. Limited to 4 priced at $50 each
  • DCon ’16 exclusive Namazu: 2 different varieties of Science Patrol’s hugely popular fish are available, the single version coming cast in a milky white soft vinyl with blue, metallic pink and magenta sprays for $45, and a Namazu family set coming in a glitter-infused green soft vinyl with matching metallic pink and magenta sprays for $55
  • DCon ’16 exclusive Uneasy Joe: STKL’s signature sofubi comes cast in a clear lime green with internal silver and external metallic green sprays. Limited to 5 priced at $45 each
  • One-Off Hell Maijin: Hell Painter’s Hell Maijin resin garage kit as painted by Tru:Tek and Rich Page. Features a mix of acrylic brushwork, washes and VColor sprays. Priced at $200
  • “Full Painted Ver.” Warui Zonbi set: Gory Hole’s Warui Zonbi: Series 1, as painted by UME Toys’ Rich Page. Features both SS Werewolf and Selwyn cast in a Japanese soft vinyl and treated to gruesome hand brushed paint apps. Limited to 5 sets priced at $60 each
  • DCon ’16 exclusive Warui Zonbi singles: A selection of Warui Zonbi blanks and hand paints from UME Toys’ Rich Page. Priced between $15-$25 each
  • DCon ’16 exclusive Matballs: Grizlli Atom, Cheap Pop Shop and Tru:Tek’s Madballs-inspired keshi cast in a DCon exclusive magenta and neon green rubber. Limited to 5 priced at $40 each
  • DCon ’16 exclusive Kabuki Kasa Obake and M.A.Y.O.R keshi: Tru:Tek teams up with Atonement and DRWG for exclusive colorways of both the M.A.Y.O.R and Kabuki Kasa Obake keshi. Come cast in a neon green and flesh-tone keshi-style rubber.Limited to 10 of each priced at $10 a piece
  • SQDBLSTR x Tru:Tek Karakappa keshi: Kit-bashed by SQDBLSTR and produced by Tru:Tek, Karakappa (or is that Kappakasa?!) is the first in a new line of yokai-inspired keshi from the pair. Each headed bag contains 2 randomly assorted mini figures cast in a keshi-style rubber for $10
  • Argomedus & the Whisperer one-off sets: Scott Tolleson’s Argomedus & the Whisperer sofubi as painted by Tru:Tek. 2 one-off sets are available; “Neo”, coming with mint blue, flesh, neon pink and purple sprays and “Classic”, coming with acrylic brushwork and washes from UME Toys alongside sprays from Tru:Tek. Priced at $110 each
  • “Gara” Lord of Limbs micro-run: Science Patrol and W.H.L.T’s Lord of Limbs sofubi micro painted by Tru:Tek. Features metallic blue, teal, flesh and red sprays over orange Japanese soft vinyl inspired by Garamon. Limited to 3 priced at $15 each
  • “Copper” Oozeball micro-run: Sofubi Oozeballs painted by UME Toys in his signature weathered copper paint app. Limited to 3 priced at $70 each

Look out for a full photo review of DCon on Softoy Hobby tomorrow!