Releases revealed so far include-
- Astro Unkotsu in a grey sofubi with various metallic blue and gold sprays
- Mid-Size Gamanoumi in a grey sofubi with white, black, blue and red sprays
- Bearos in a mix of GID and black sofubi with metallic blue and gold paint
- Kiaida-kun in a blue sofubi with orange, gold and metallic blue sprays
- Strong Smell Cyclops in a grey sofubi with metallic blue, brown and magenta sprays
Going on sale at 5 Points Festival starting Saturday, May 20th
Originally released as part of Shonside‘s recent solo show, the “Astro Cat Rider” is now thankfully available for overseas sales! A dream collaboration if ever we saw one, the stunning figure features a resin cast head of Shon’s much-loved Cat Rider on top of the body for Goccodo‘s Astro Unkotsu, coming a black soft vinyl and treated to Shon’s signature silver and metallic sprays. Currently up for grabs via lottery for just $120 plus shipping, anyone looking to bag the figure is going to need to fill out the dedicated entry form right here before close on January 15th at 11.59pm Japan time… Good luck to all who enter!
Originally teased right here a few days back, dream collaboration – the “Astro Cat Rider” from Goccodo and Shonside – has just been revealed in full! As previously assumed, the gorgeous look figure is indeed a mash-up of both artist’s toys, featuring a soft vinyl “Astro Unkotsu” body and dome with a resin cast “Cat Rider” head. Release details for the figure are still thin on the ground at present, but we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for some sort of online drop soon. Keep track of Shonside’s IG feed here for more details!
Taiwan-based toy artist ShonSide has just teased a forthcoming collaborative release with none other than Goccodo! Whilst we have very little information to go on at present, the above sillouhette would suggest that we’ll be treated to a mash-up of Goccodo’s Astro Unkotsu sofubi at Shon’s resin Cat Rider- although only time will tell! Look out for the full lowdown on this promising pair-up very soon…
Originally teased here last week, the “Thomas Blue” Astro Unkotsu sofubi from Goccodo will finally be up for grabs later this week! Produced in a blue soft vinyl inspired by cult kids show Thomas the Tank Engine, the lumbering 10″ tall astronaught has been treated to a number of silver, purple, flesh and gold sprays complete with blaster gun and removable clear vinyl dome. Priced at just 8,500yen ($69) plus shipping, the “Thomas Blue” Astro Unkotsu will be available worldwide via e-mail lottery starting Thursday, June 25th. Anyone interested in snagging the piece is going to need to fire over their name, country, address, zip code, phone number and PayPal address to email@example.com before close at 11.59pm Japan time on Saturday, June 27th… Good luck to all who enter!
Seeing numerous exclusive releases since it’s debut last year, the highly sought after Astro Unkotsu sofubi from Goccodo is set to receive it’s first online release soon! Whilst the above pic is all we have to go on at present, we can at least confirm that the head has been cast in a blue soft vinyl with flesh, pink and purple sprays. Due to touch down in Goccodo’s online store over the coming weeks, be sure to keep a close eye on the artist’s Instagram feed here for a full reveal of the figure – plus release details – soon…