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Justin Ishmael’s Galligantus preorder…

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Justin Ishmael’s officially licensed Jack the Giant Killer sofubi sees its long awaited debut as an open preorder this week

  • Size: 10”
  • Articulation: 6 points (necks, arms, legs)
  • Edition size: Open
  • Price: $200 plus shipping
  • Sculpted by Handsome Taro based on “Galligantus” from the 1968 monster classic, Jack the Giant Killer
  • Officially licensed by esteemed horror publication Famous Monsters of Filmland
  • Produced in Japan by Grody Shogun in a super-bright glow-in-the-dark soft vinyl
  • Comes unassembled in a vintage-style box akin to the original resin and vinyl monster garage kits
  • Currently available in Ishmael’s store right here
  • Ships early 2017

MAN-E-NEWS// The “TV Version” Giant Robo and Emperor Guillotine sofubi from Dream Rocket…

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Dream Rocket Factory has just revealed their latest officially licensed kaiju, taking on Mitsuteru Yokoyama’s classic manga, Giant Robo! Featuring the title’s lead character alongside antagonist “Emperor Guillotine”, the beautifully realised pair have been sculpted by Handsome Taro based on the series’ TV show iterations, standing at around 9.5″ tall and featuring 5 points of articulation each. Going on sale in the Medicom Toy store via open preorder starting Thursday, September 24th, “Giant Robo” and “Emperor Guillotine” have been priced at just 8,640yen ($73) each plus shipping… Want to find out more about Dream Rocket’s current projects (and have a basic grasp of Japanese!)? Then be sure to check out Sofubi Michi’s recent interview on with the factory on Sofvi.Tokyo right here


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Man in Red” Françios le Grand sofubi from Lulubell Toys…

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It’s been a while in coming, but the guys over at Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal that the first painted colorway of their monumental Françios le Grand” sofubi – the “Man in Red” edition – is now up for grabs online! Standing at just under 16″ tall, the Grody Shogun-designed, Jetture Handsome Taro-sculpted figure has been produced in a black vinyl with red, brown and green sprays, coming complete with removable head cap, brain, chains and padlock accessories. Priced at $185 plus shipping, the “Man in Red” Françios will be available for preorder right here until Saturday, July 25th…


MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna x Lulubell Toys’ Françios le Grand handpaint preorder…

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Lulubell Toys have teamed up with Siccaluna for a special round of hand painted Françios le Grand sofubi! Sculpted by Jetturre Handsome Taro and lovingly produced by Lulubell in genuine Japanese sofubi, the humungous 15.75″ tall figure has been treated to 3 different paint apps courtesy of Siccaluna for the release, each coming complete with an alternative “SK” head plus heavy duty padlocks and chains. Available via preorder through the Lulubell store whilst in-transit supplies last, Françios le Grand can be yours for just $220 plus shipping…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Lulubell Toys’ “First Prototype Ver.” Françios le Grande sofubi preorder…

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The guys over at Lulubell Toys are very proud to present their latest original sofubi release, Françios le Grande! Sculpted by none other than Jetturre Handsome Taro, the hulking monstrosity stands at an impressive 15.75″ tall, lovingly produced by Lulubell in genuine soft vinyl over in Japan. Set to make it’s official debut at NYCC next month, the guys are currently offering up an advance made to order pre-order on the first prototype version at a discounted “early bird” price of just $130 (reg. price $150). Produced in an unpainted waxy green sofubi for the release, “Proto” Françios can be found right here until Wednesday, September 10th at Noon PST. Delivery has been slated for late October…


MAN-E-NEWS// The BLObPUS Hormorah Vs. Raoh Battle Set…

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Teased here last week, BLObPUS‘ version of Jet Turre’s Hormorah kaiju has just been revealed as part of the artist’s latest open-run Battle Set! Joined by BLObPUS’ own Raoh figure, the towering combatants stand at around 9.5″ each, with the “Sumptuous Feast” Hormarah coming in a GID soft vinyl with vivid blue and red sprays, and the “Hell Flame” Raoh in a black vinyl with layers of red hot metallics. Coming in at 8,400yen ($83) for Hormorah, 9,900yen ($97) for Raoh and just 18,000 for the full Battle Set, interested parties can find purchasing details through the BLObPUS blog right here until the end of the week…


MAN-E-NEWS// BLObPUS’ Hormorah painted run teased…

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Recently gracing Jet Turre‘s Kai Thunder with one of the most impressive painted runs we’ve seen in a while (check out our IG feed here for a closer look), BLObPUS has revealed that their highly popular Hormorah figure will be the next in the firing line! Whilst we can’t confirm whether the piece will be offered up via lottery or as an open run (fingers crossed on the latter!), it would appear that Hormorah will come cast in a similar GID soft vinyl with the artist’s signature mix of multi-layered black and metallic sprays. Keep a close eye on the BLObPUS blog here for release details soon…