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EPSW’s 5 Points exclusive Vyle Lyle keshi…

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EPSW calls upon the talents of Tru:Tek for the revival of Vyle Lyle in kesh-form

  • Size: 3.5″
  • Edition size: 6
  • Price: TBC
  • Designed by EPSW’s Boobotcher and sculpted by the balls original producer Cryptodude, Vyle Lyle has been cast by Tru:Tek in a keshi-style rubber with 6 one-off marbled colorways available; purple/green, red/blue/yellow, teal/magenta, flesh/purple/blue, GID/teal and orange/purple/magenta
  • Each comes packed in a net-style bag with numbered tag
  • Going on sale at the Black Drove 5 Points booth starting Saturday, May 20th

Grizlli Atom’s 5 Points “Tarman” Madballs…


Grizlli Atom will be unleashing a whole swathe of custom painted one-offs and runs at Black Drove’s 5 Points booth this weekend, the first coming in the form of a Tarman-inspired Madball release

  • Size: 3″ (TBC)
  • Edition size: 5
  • Price: TBC
  • Based on what we can only assume to be the recent Kidrobot rendition of classic Madball Skull Face, each ball has been treated to layers of brown, black and flesh sprays with hand painted detailing inspired by Night of the Living Dead’s infamous zombie
  • Going on sale at the Black Drove 5 Points booth starting Saturday, May 20th

Blackdots’ “8 Color” Madball sofubi…

Blackdots‘ line of Madball sofubi coin banks returns with a plethora of blank colorways

  • Size: 6.7″ each (individual ball 2.75″)
  • Articulation: 5 points (neck, arms, legs) plus additional “feet” display stand
  • Price: 6,480yen each plus shipping
  • Sculpted by Kenth Toy Works in the style of the original Madballs Head Poppers, Skull Face, Slobulus, Horn Head and Oculus Orbus feature a detachable head (the same scale as the OG Madballs) that can either be displayed on its own or with the included stand
  • Each comes cast in a selection of 8 different unpainted colorways; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, light blue, purple and pink
  • Currently available in the Yamakichiya store right here

SoftoyHobby at ToyCon UK…


Our very own editor-in-chief Tru:Tek reveals the slew of goodies he’ll have available at UME ToysToyCon UK booth (#T3) this Saturday, April 29th

Featured runs and one-offs include-

  • “Dokuro King” Smog BallsSubmission Toy‘s homage to pollution kaiju and Madballs has been produced in a clear purple sofubi, coming with black and silver masked/free sprays, metallic red detailing and an orange keshi insert inspired by Takara’s classic Dokuro King. Limited to 10 painted and 10 blank, priced at £60 and £85 respectively
  • “Silver Strobe Mine” Oozeballs- Matching the recently released Smog Balls, the Oozeball gets the SSM treatment. Cast in black sofubi and treated to silver/purple sprays and metallic green detailing. Limited to 5 including a “Split” GID one-off, priced at £70 and £80 respectively
  • “Silver Strobe Mine” Warui Zonbis- Completing the trinity of Tru:Tek’s current sofubi line-up in the SSM style, the Warui Zonbis come with black, silver and neon purple sprays with metallic green painted detailing. Going on sale alongside a special TCon teal blank set with pink gacha-style bases, both versions come packed with matching keshi micros. Priced at £65 and £45 each
  • “Holo” Kamengo micro-run- TakePico x One-Up‘s sofubi mini comes cast in a neon green complete with dark green rub, silver, teal and neon purple sprays and hand painted detailing courtesy of Tru:Tek. Limited to 5, these have been priced at £40 each
  • “Tin Foil Hat” Telebobo micro-run- Tru:Tek takes on KaijuTAN/Unoblab’s OG Telebobo in his signature bloody style. Cast in a flesh soft vinyl, each has been treated to layers of crimson rubs, sprays and hand painted detailing with a hi-gloss finish. Limited to 5 (4 of which are for sale), pricing and exact release details are still TBC
  • “Pussy Patrol” Sons of Brodarr micro-run- Ahead of a special collab for Brodarrfest next month, Tru:Tek offers up his own take on Gravy Toys‘ OG Sons of Brodarr; Jeff, Lonny and Private Hooligan. Cast in a Japanese sofubi, each has been treated to layers of flesh, pink, mint green and teal sprays with subtle hand painted detailing. Limited to 6, priced at £40 each
  • “Bloody Disgusting” Primitive Monster micro-run- Cast in a white soft vinyl, Frank Mysterio‘s Mexican-produced monstrosity receives fleshy rubs and sprays for this release, finished with hand painted detailing and a slimy-looking hi-gloss coat. Limited to 3, priced at £95 each
  • “Bloodsucker” Gosaura one-off- Having the honour of painting one of the first of Planet X‘s latest kaiju, the orange-cast Gosaura has layers of flesh, dark purple and magenta sprays on top of a purple rub. Pricing still TBC
  • “Mecha” Duwa one-off- Held back from the recent Tru:Tek micro-run, this single Toysbian Duwa has been given the full Submission Toy treatment, featuring a mix of fleshy sprays contrasting against weathered olive metal-like acrylic dry brsuhing and detailing. Priced at £210
  • One-Off Koningus- Tru:Tek has painted up a couple of Ummikko‘s classic ape, coming in a dark blue sofubi with a selection of metallic sprays and hand painted detailing. Priced at £55 each
  • One-Off Uneasy Joes- The latest round of STKL‘s little guy as painted by Tru:Tek. Cast in a mix of pink, green and white sofubi, various one-offs will be available for £35-£40 each
  • “Plastic Police” Mutant Cop one-off- Violence Toy‘s slimy officer of the law comes cast in a muted green soft vinyl, coming with layers of crimson, black, gold and silver sprays over a detail-hugging rub. Comes packed with hat and baton accessories for £200

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Look out for details of online sales for any leftovers early next week!

Bukimi Blasters’ one-off marble Bukimi Ball sale…


Bukimi Blasters‘ Bukimi Ball receives a special one-off marble release this week

  • Size: 3″
  • Articulation: 0 points
  • Edition size: 4 one-offs
  • Price: $80 each
  • Bukimi Ball hasbeen cast in a marbled red and milky white sofubi for this release
  • Currently on sale in the Bukimi store right here

Bukimi Blasters’ “Ketchup and Mustard” Bukimi Ball and Kichigai Buta…


Bukimi Blasters‘ Bukimi Ball and Kichigai Buta head receive a special set release this week

  • Size: 3″ each
  • Articulation: 0 points
  • Edition size: 8 sets
  • Price: $95 each
  • Both the Bukimi Ball and Kichigai Buta head have been cast in a squishy marbled “ketchup and mustard” sofubi
  • Bukimi Balls comes fitted with a squeaky in the bottom
  • Going on sale in the Bukimi store this Saturday, March 4th at 8am Japan time

Bukimi Blasters’ one-off”Rotten Face” Bukimi Balls…


Bukimi Blasters‘ Shigeo Endo comes with a trifecta of one-off Bukimi Balls this week

  • Size: 3″
  • Edition: 3
  • Price: $75 each plus shipping
  • The Bukimi Balls have been cast in a squishy hot pink sofubi this time around, each coming with a selection of unique sprays courtesy of Endo
  • Come fitted with a squeaker in the base
  • Currently available in the Bukimi Blasters store right here