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MAN-E-NEWS// The “MOTU Eater” resin figure from Kalaka Toys…

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Following months on the drawing board, mad genius Matias over at Kalaka Toys has just revealed that his “MOTU Eater” resin figure is now finally up for grabs! Featuring a whole slew of kit-bashed MOTU parts – namely the heads of the series’ most memorable heroes and foes – the hulking figure features an originally sculpted, kaiju-style body that loosely takes on the appearance of the MIMP Jotun Troll. Debuting with a total of 3 different purchasing options up for grabs, $150 will secure a copy of the figure in a random color GID finish, $180, a copy of the figure plus a limited MOTU Eater t-shirt, whilst $200 will bag you a fully painted version from Bongo. Limited to an edition of just 20 pieces in total, the MOTU Eater can be purchased by PayPaling Matias with the correct total (prices include worldwide shipping!) at matias@thekalaka.com

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MAN-E-NEWS// The Kreepskull Boy resin figure from Kalaka Toys…

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With so many figures touching down in the Kalaka Toys store since it’s launch last weekend, we thought we’d shine a spot light on one of our favourite releases from owner Matias so far, the Kreepskull Boy custom bootlegs! Standing at an impressive 8″, the ingenious piece has been kit-bashed from a vintage ThrashMetal Boy figure, coming complete with a reduced and re-sculpted version of the iconic MOTU Greyskull playset for a head. Limited to a run of 30 hand cast resin figures in a selection of randomly assorted colours, Kreepskull Boy can be found right here for $80 plus shipping…

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Still looking for more bootleg Greyskull madness?! Then you’ll be glad to know that Matias is cooking up another release for the store soon… the Kreepskull Project! Featuring straight-up, reduced and recast versions of the original playsets in a ton of blank, unpainted colourways, this looks like it’ll be the perfect chance for customisers to jump on board and offer up their take on the classic castle without having to deface an original! Keep a close eye on the Kalaka store for the drop over the next few days…


MAN-E-NEWS// Nerdone’s “Clear” M.O.T.U.L.O.S sofubi playset revealed…

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Following a hugely successful debut release at Wonderfestival last month (check our full report here), Nerdone has just revealed that the M.O.T.U.L.O.S sofubi playest is due to return soon in an all-new colourway! Whilst little is known about the release at present, we can confirm that the MOTU x Neclos mash-up is due to come cast in a crystal clear soft vinyl, presumably packed with the original’s awesome keshi companion and mini missile launcher accessory. Interested parties can keep track of the Nerdone IG feed here for details on the release soon- fingers crossed they’ll be a little easier to come by in the West this time!


MAN-E-REPORT// Nerdone Wonderfestival booth recap (and the M.O.T.U.L.O.S sofubi)…

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With the hype surrounding the release of the M.O.T.U.L.O.S sofubi reaching fever pitch last week, it came as no surprise to find the Paralyzing Toys Wonderfestival booth swamped upon Nerdone‘s arrival early afternoon. Bringing along a selection of past figures, including a new mini run of Tarman bootlegs plus a new batch of Steregon keshi, the real star of the show was of course the aforementioned tiny green castle. Drawing inspiration from both Neclos Fortress and MOTU, the 3.5″ tall piece had been cast in mint green similar to the original Castle Greyskull playset, complete with subtle dark green/brown sprays and silver hand painted detailing… But that wasn’t all! Taking the recent Tarman sofubi/rubber concept one step further, the figure also played host to an original MOTU/Neclos inspired keshi, PLUS a mini missile shooter to topple the little guy off the castle! Easily stored in the underside, these 2 extra additions really did help to make M.O.T.U.L.O.S one of the funnest releases we saw at the event- and at just 4,200yen ($41), it was one of the biggest bargains of the day too! Unfortunately limited to just 15 pieces this time around, we’ll be keeping our fingers crossed for a bigger release soon…

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MAN-E-NEWS// The DKE SDCC exclusive Mansons of the Universe from Skinner…

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Previewed here a couple of weeks back, Skinner‘s latest foray into the world of custom bootlegs, the Mansons of the Universe, has finally been revealed in full! Unlike previously thought, each of the edition of 50 figures has been created using actual vintage 5.5″ toys instead of resin castings- resulting in the diverse range of one-off freaks you see below! Replete with dagger pendant, cape, and hand cast resin head sculpted by the Skin Man himself, each figure has been hand finished in a unique mix of psychedelic sprays and brushed detailing. Packaged on an awesome MOTU inspired backer, the Mansons of the Universe will be available from the DKE Toys SDCC booth on Friday, July 19th at 11am for $150 each…

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MAN-E-NEWS// Skinner’s Mansons of the Universe: Charlor Rises custom bootleg for SDCC ’13…

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Having previously worked with the likes of ManOrMonster? Studios and Galaxxor on a number of neo-vintage figure releases, the legendary Skinner finally throws his hat into the ring with his first ever custom bootleg release… Mansons of the Universe: Charlor Rises! Based on the infamous criminal Charles Manson, the hilarious figure has been kit-bashed from a vintage MOTU 5.5″, featuring an all-new life like head sculpt (complete with face tattoo!). Cast in resin with cloth cape, wrist guards and plastic medallion, each figure has been given a unique blend of psychedelic sprays, adorned with black, hand drawn symbology. Due to come packed in a ‘nice ass’ blister, the figures will be making their debut at DKE’s SDCC both next month for $150 each… Stay tuned for the official reveal soon!


MAN-E-NEWS// Muscles of the Universe: Fisto from Eric Nilla x Wolf Voigt…

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As if news on the mighty Meatgrinder wasn’t enough today, master caster Eric Nilla comes with yet another must have mini figure release… the Muscles of the Universe’s Fisto! The fourth figure to feature in the M.U.S.C.L.E x MOTU mash-up series conceived by Wolf Voigt, Fisto has got to be the best yet- not only featuring a shrunken vintage action figure head, but oversized fist too! Due to be touching down in the Nilla store soon, expect to see the little guy cast up in a huge selection of different colours for around $12 plus shipping…