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Shirahama Toy’s “Industrial Grade” Kumon…


Shirahama‘s ever-popular Kumon returns in a super-glow colorway this week

  • Size: 5″
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: TBC
  • Kumon comes cast by Shirahama in an industrial grade GID sofubi, remaining unpainted for this release
  • Figure comes in either standard or DIY (unassembled) versions, with a limit of one each per household
  • Going on sale in the Shirahama Toy store at 10am Japan time this Friday, August 4th

Shirahama Toy’s 3k Instagram giveaway…


Shirahama Toy celebrates 3,000 followers on Instagram with a special Kumon giveaway

  • Size: 5.5″
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms)
  • Price: N/A
  • Shirahama’s highly sought after spider kaiju comes cast in a pink soft vinyl with black, silver and neon purple sprays, plus a single dolls eye insert
  • Available via free e-mail lottery until Noon Japan time tomorrow (5/8), interested parties are going to need to send their name, PayPal e-mail, shipping information and Instagram name to, being sure to include “3K IG Giveaway #1” in the subject header
  • The first of a number of celebratory giveaways, be sure to keep following Shirahama on IG here for word on the next one soon

Shirahama Toy’s “Pink/GID” Nekomata and Kumon set…


Shirahama‘s Kumon and Nekomata set finally receive a general preorder release this week

  • Size: 10″ (Nekomata), 5″ (Wolf omake), 5″ (Kumon)
  • Articulation: 6 points (Nekomata), 3 points (Wolf), 3 points (Kumon)
  • Edition size: Open (TBC)
  • Price: 26,000yen (full set), 22,000yen (Nekomata), 6,000yen (Kumon)
  • Both the Nekomata set and Kumon have been produced in an unpainted marbled pink/GID sofubi for this release
  • Nekomata and Kumon will be available to purhcase individually or as a set
  • Available in the Shirahama store between Sunday, January 29th and Tuesday, January 31st Japan time

Shirahama Toy’s “Tri-Color” Kumon sofubi…


Originally intended for release at Superfestival a couple of years back, the “Tri-Color” Kumon sofubi from Shirahama Toy will finally see the light of day this weekend! Standing at around 4.5″ tall and featuring articulation in the arms and neck, the creepy crawly kaiju has been produced in a gorgeous controlled 3-way marbled vinyl, 3 different variations will be available; GID/Black/Red, GID/Black/Blue and GID/Black/Pink. Going on sale through the Shirahama Toy store today (1/16) at 5pm Eastern time, the Tri-Color Kumons come blind-packed for just 4,500yen ($38) each plus shipping… Want to be the first in the know for future Shirahama releases? Then be sure to head over to the contact page in the store and request to be included on the mailing list ASAP!

MAN-E-NEWS// The Black and White mix Kumon from Shirahama Toy…


Hot off the heals of the recent lucky bag release, Shirahama Toy have just revealed that an all-new Kumon colourway will be up for grabs soon! Standing at around 5″ tall and coming with 3 points of articulation, the arachnid kaiju has been cast in a stunning marbled black and white mix. News on edition size, pricing and an exact drop time are still to be confirmed, so be sure to keep checking the Shirahama Toy store over the next couple of days to avoid disappointment!

MAN-E-NEWS// 2014 Kumon Lucky Bags and the new Shirahama Toy store…


Bowing to the constant requests of fans, Shirahama Toy have just unveiled a new store that’ll be used as a base for their future releases! To celebrate the opening, the first release is due to come in the form of a 2014 Kumon Lucky Bag, featuring the pictured Pumpkin Pie edition, plus either a marble Kumon, a test color vinyl Kumon or an unreleased test paint- all one-offs and all for just 8,000yen ($76) plus shipping! Due to go on sale at some point this week, interested parties can sign up to the Shirahama newsletter by e-mailing for first word on the drop… That not enough for you?! Then you’ll be glad to know that both painted and unpainted “Turquoise Suit” Gargadeaths will be up for grabs too! Priced at just 4,000yen ($38) each, we suspect these will be touching down at the same time as the Lucky Bags, so be sure to get signed up to the newsletter ASAP to avoid disappointment!

MAN-E-NEWS// The Halloween 2012 Splattered Kumon from Shirahama x Lulubell Toys…

Always going the extra mile to appease their legion of loyal fans, Lulubell Toys have only gone and secured one of Shirahama’s most sought after kaiju figures, the mighty Kumon… in an exclusive Halloween 2012 “Splattered” colourway no less! Designed by Yatsuashi and sculpted by Kiyoka Ikeda of Gargamel, the spider monster has been cast in a super clear soft vinyl, which has been painted from the inside and finished up with spray detailing on the outside as well. Standing at 4″ tall and coming with one point of articulation, Splattered Kumon will be dropping in the Lulubell Toy store tomorrow (October 31st) at 11am PST for just $50 each.