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Pop Soda’s Jungle Fever [Villains] release…

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The villains from Pop Soda‘s ongoing Jungle Fever series return in a new marbled colorway 

  • Size: 7″ – 8″ each
  • Articulation: 9 points each (neck, arms, wrists, waist, legs, tail)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: 9,800yen each plus shipping
  • The Restore-sculpted Dart and Gigas have been cast in a marbled black and neon pink sofubi, remaining unpainted for this release
  • Available via e-mail lottery until June 26th, interested parties are going to need to send their name, shipping address, phone number, postal code and Instagram ID (optional) to restore@popsoda.jp

Pop Soda and RESTORE’s “Meme” Jungle Fever debut…

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The ongoing Jungle Fever returns with a figure from an all-new sculptor to the series

  • Size: 8″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 7 points (feet, arms, hands, waist)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: TBC
  • Co-designed by Pop Soda and RESTORE, the latest figure in the Jungle Fever series – an orangutan named Meme – has been sculpted by none other than Knuckle of Little Chop Design
  • Debut version comes cast in what appears to be a GID sofubi, coming with pink green and yellow sprays with red brushed detailing
  • Going on sale at the Pop Soda/Refreshment Toy Wonderfestival Winter 2017 booth (#5-8-10) on Sunday, February 19th
  • Look out for an online release soon after

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The Restore x Pop Soda Painting Contest…

Originally announced here last week, we can now reveal full entry details for Restore‘s monumental painting contest! Giving sofubi customisers a choice of 4 different figures to work with; Neo Japan, Iron Meat and Pop Soda collaborations Jungle Fever Darts and Fog; all have been cast in either blank flesh or white soft vinyl with matching accessories where applicable. Open to anyone who purchases and paints up one of the allotted figures before the July 10th, 2016 deadline, one lucky winner will receive one of the most unreal prizes we’ve seen to date- a chance at having your face sculpted on an original Neo Japan figure!

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Currently available to Japanese customers via Pop Soda priced between 5,000yen ($41) to 6,000yen ($50) each, international artists (and blank collectors alike!) can expect all 4 figures on the Lulubell Toys store this coming Wednesday, February 17th… Once you’re happy with your custom, all you’ll have to do to enter the contest is fire over your name, city, custom’s name, it’s concept or theme, any additional info plus a website/SNS if you have one to Contest.Popsoda.Restore@gmail.Com before the July deadline… Good luck to all you painters out there!


Restore x PopSoda’s Painting Contest announced…

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Originally unveiled at Wondefestival Winter 2016 over the weekend, sofubi producer Restore is holding a worldwide painting contest for all you budding kaiju customisers out there! Offering up 4 different figures to work with; Neo Japan, Iron Meat and Pop Soda collaborations Jungle Fever Darts and Fog; all have been cast in either blank flesh or white soft vinyl with matching accessories where applicable. Available in limited quantities at WF for just 5,000yen ($41) to 6,000yen ($50) each, we’ve been told competition entry figures will be available internationally through the usual retail outlets (Lulubell for one) over the next few weeks… Look out for the full lowdown as soon as we have it!


MAN-E-NEWS// Pop Soda’s DCon ’15 exclusive “Fog” sofubi teased…

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Joining a whole host of soft vinyl cupcake-related goodness at DCon ’15 next weekend, the guys over at Pop Soda and Refreshment Toy have just revealed that the “Fog” Jungle Fever sofubi will also be making a return in an exclusive new colorway! Designed by PopSoda and sculpted by RESTORE’s Abe Junnokai, the beautifully realised chameleon stands upright at just under 8″, coming complete with 10 separate parts and 7 points of articulation. Produced in what appears to be an icy blue soft vinyl with light green and purple sprays for this release, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed that the figure is joined by a matching “Darts”, the latest figure in the Jungle Fever series. Keep a close eye on the Pop Soda Instagram feed here for the full lowdown on this release and many more as we get closer to the event next weekend…


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Darts” Jungle Fever sofubi from Pop Soda x Restore…

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With the original “FOG” Jungle Fever figure going on to become one of the hottest toys of last year, it came with great pleasure today to find that a follow-up – Dart “The Sabre Tiger” – will be making its debut at Wonderfestival Summer ’15 this weekend! Designed by PopSoda and sculpted by RESTORE’s Abe Junnokai, the beautifully realised beast stands upright at just under 8″, coming complete with 12 separate parts and 8 points of articulation. Produced in a stunning orange vinyl for this first release, the figure has been treated to a mix of metallic blue, silver and gold sprays courtesy of the legendary HxS (TBC). Up for grabs at “Paralyzing Toyz” WF booth this Sunday, July 26th, Dart has been priced at just 8,000yen… Unable to attend the event? Then you’ll be glad to hear that overseas sales are running simultaneously with the release. Head over to the Pop Soda blog here to find out how to bag yours!


MAN-E-NEWS// The DCon exclusive Jungle Fever “Fog: The Kimono Ghost” from Pop Soda x RESTORE…

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Joining the previously posted MOTUKO, Pop Soda have just unveiled yet another must-have exclusive they’ll have up for grabs at Designer Con 2014 next weekend, presenting Jungle Fever “Fog: The Kimono Ghost” edition! Designed by PopSoda and sculpted by RESTORE’s Abe Junnokai, the beautifully realised chameleon stands upright at just under 8″, coming complete with 10 separate parts and 7 points of articulation. Produced in an unpainted “Ghost” GID vinyl this time around, the figure has been decked out in a beautiful hand crafted kimono and finished with a Debris Japan neck charm from RESTORE. Touching down at the Refreshment x Pop Soda booth (#624) next Saturday, November 8th, the figures will be up for grabs via a “Lucky Bag” release for just $100 each…

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