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Shikamark’s [GID} Cyclo Jesus-G…

Shikamark‘s holy take on the X-Men returns for an overseas release

  • Size: 6″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 6 points (neck, waist, shoulders, arms)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: 8,000yen
  • Shikamark’s hilarious Jesus/Cyclops mash-up comes cast in a GID sofubi, complete with camo-style sprays and hand painted detailing for this release
  • Comes packed in a deluxe X-Men style window box with fold out display
  • Currently available via e-mail lottery, interested parties are going to need to send the item’s name “Cyclo Jesus G (painted version)”, country, zip code, shipping address, name, telephone number and PayPal address to shikamark45app@gmail.com before close on September 12th

Medicom Toy’s Vinyl Artist Gacha: Series 15…


Medicom Toy return with a fifteenth series of VAG next month

  • Size: 2.5″-3″ each
  • Articulation: 1 point each
  • Price: 500yen each
  • VAG: Series 15 features a total of 5 different designs from some of sofubis leading artists; Vongo from Shelterbank, Koisu from Tsuru-Rose, Namari Whale from Candie Bolton, Shikibu Shark from Sunguts and Kyon Sinator from Shikamark; each coming in a blind packed selection of 5 different colorways each
  • Going on sale in Japan throughout June ’18 via Village Vanguard and Toys ‘R’ Us outlets, look out for international sales in the coming months
  • Info courtesy of Sofvi.Tokyo

Shikamark’s Kyonshi-Nator overseas sale…


Shikamark‘s highly sought after cyborg hopping vampire is made available to overseas customers

  • Size: 6″
  • Articulation: 3 points (neck, arms) plus removable bead necklace
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: 6,000yen plus shipping
  • Designed and sculpted by Shikaku, Kyonshi-Nator comes cast in a black sofubi with masked white, red, silver and blue sprays
  • Available via e-mail lottery until December 25th, interested parties are going to need to send their shipping address, country, name, phone number, zip code, PayPal address and Instagram ID to shikamark45app@gmail.com

Shikamark’s “Cyclo Jesus G” A-Men sofubi…

Shikamark debuts his holy take on the X-Men at Wonderfestival this weekend

  • Size: 6″ (TBC)
  • Articulation: 6 points (neck, waist, shoulders, arms)
  • Edition size: TBC
  • Price: 8,000yen
  • A hilarious mash-up of Jesus and the X-Men’s Cyclops, the first figure in Shikamark’s A-Men series has been treated to an authentic blue/yellow paint app inspired by the mutant’s most famous costume
  • Comes packed in a deluxe X-Men style window box with fold out display
  • Going on sale at Shikamark’s Wonderfestival Winter 2017 booth (#4-09-09) this Sunday, February 19th

Wonderfestival Winter 2016 mini round-up…

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With Wonderfestival Winter 2016 descending upon Tokyo tomorrow (2/7), we’ve decided to give you guys a quick round-up of a few highlights that we’ve neglected to feature over the past couple of weeks. As always, if there’s anything that takes your fancy and you can’t make it to the event, be sure to hit up a forwarding service with your requests ASAP… or face those steep aftermarket prices!

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KtoKto’s Monster Series 4// KtoKto‘s ever popular Monster Series is set to make a return at WF with it’s fourth run of figures! Taking on a more fantasy-inspired look than previous releases, the Neclos-esque set features a gargoyle (Semushiotoko), skeleton knight and hunchback, all coming in at around 3″ tall and featuring an uncapped, finger puppet-style design. Produced in a grey soft vinyl with gold, metallic purple and silver sprays for this first outing, Monster Series 4 will set you back just 5,500yen ($46) a set… But that’s not all! KtoKto will also have all 3 previous sets up for grabs in an all-new GID colorway. Treated to metallic purple, blue, gold and silver sprays, these will be up for grabs at 5,000yen ($41) each…

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Sunguts’ Hyakki “Dunkleosteus” and more// Sofubi producer Sunguts will have a whole slew of new items up for grabs at WF, with highlights including the latest addition to the Hyakki Series, Dunkleosteus, for 2,700yen ($22), a GID Ver. Helicoprion, also priced at 2,700yen ($22), plus a GID Ver. Nekomata set for just 3,240yen ($27). Look out for all three of these and more at the Sangattsu Honpo booth (5-15-05) from 10am…


BLObPUS’ “Pink Glitter” Dokugan and more// BLObPUS has so far revealed a quartet of exclusive releases he’ll have up for grabs at WF come Sunday. Featuring the return of both classic BLObPUS DX and Dokugan figures in a gorgeous painted “Pink Glitter” colorway, plus a number of Awesome Toy Loch Ness Monster custom one-offs, these will be joined by an as-yet-unrevealed painted run of Sunguts’ large “Matsutake Mentor” on flesh vinyl. As usual, expect any leftovers to go on sale via lottery through the BLObPUS blog after the event…


Shikamark’s Oni Kamichi and Monster School Series// Shikamark‘s current sofubi line-up has been given the GID treatment for WF this time around! The unique looking, 2-part Oni Kamichi has been treated to a painted run in gold, silver, pink and red sprays for 3,800yen ($32), whilst the Monster School quartet will see a release in the pictured painted black/neon, a GID blank, plus a pink rub colorway, all for just 500yen ($4) per figure. Here’s hoping we see an overseas release for these fun little finger puppets soon!


Chimagroup’s WF exclusive Parabola, Uncle Bolo and more// Purveyors of cute Chimagroup will have a whopping total of 9 different exclusives up for grabs at WF this weekend! Featuring a swathe of figures both old and new, personal highlights include the adorable pet-coned Parabola, roly poly Naughty Monster Comic, plus all-new figure, Spence Cat. Keep an eye on the Chimagroup Instagram page right here for sales details…


Blackdots’ “Weirdo Black” and “Wipe Hollow” Mr Death// Blackdots and Rockin’ Jelly Bean‘s first instalment  in the Freaky Monster Village Series, Mr death, will be up for grabs at WF in 2 new colorways. Designed and sculpted by RESTORE’s Abe Junnosuke, the hot rod culture-inspired figure comes in a blank “Weirdo Black” with clear cain accessory, and a painted “Wipe Hollow” in an off-white vinyl with blue rub and black detailing. Up for grabs at a con exclusive price of just 10,000yen ($83) each, the pair will be available at booth 5-03-09…

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PPPudding’s Higeheru, Zeema and more// PPPudding will be gracing WF with a total of 4 exclusive mini releases! Joining personal favourite, the suited Higeheru, we have the return of the Neobaren Corps Down 3-pack, a special “GP” version of Chama from Gliderworks, plus the debut of all-new ‘bots Zeema 1 and Zeema 2. Going on sale at booth 7-07-04 (aside from Chama, who will be available from Gliderworks at 5-18-20), pricing for all 4 releases is still to be confirmed…


Play Studio’s “Blue Demon” Shinobu// Debuting and quickly selling out at Sufes70 a few weeks back, Play Studio‘s awesome Shinobu sofubi returns for WF in an exclusive “Blue Demon” colorway! A huge change in direction from their initial release, the First Kaiju – in terms of both style and scale – the lofty demon stands at just over 9″ tall, coming with articulation in the arms, neck and waist. Produced in what appears to be a white soft vinyl with blue, black and silver sprays with masked black tattoo detailing, the “Blue Demon” Shinobu comes complete with a red rope belt for just 10,000yen ($83). Look out for the figure at Angel Abby’s booth 5-30-03…

Shikamark’s Oni Kamichi [Phase 2] overseas sale…


Originally debuting in Japan way back in September of last year, the awesome Oni Kamichi [Phase 2] sofubi from Shikamark is now finally available for overseas order! Featuring a unique cog-wheel design, the stunning 2-part figure has been produced in a clear soft vinyl for the release, coming with ingenious orange-red faded internal and metallic black outer sprays. Currently up for grabs via e-mail lotttery for just 4,000yen ($34) plus shipping, anyone looking to bag the piece are going to need to fire over their name, address, zip code, telephone number and PayPal address to shikamark45@gmail.com, being sure to include their name and “onikudou” in the subject header… Good luck to all who enter!

MAN-E-NEWS// The “Monster School” sofubi finger puppets from Shikamark…


Sofubi producer Shikamark are proud to introduce their latest sofubi, the “Monster School” finger puppets! Inspired by the silverscreen’s classic monsters as well as Mattel and Bandai’s cult Ma-Ba Zombie toys, the series features a total of 4 figures sculpted with a school-infused theme -“Franken teacher”, plus pupils “Cyclops-kun”, “Medusa-chan” and “Salamander-kun” – each standing at around 3″ tall and featuring a simple uncapped, open base. Making their debut (and quickly selling out!) at Wonderfestival Summer ’15 last weekend, the unpainted black colorway you see above came in at just 2,000yen ($16)… Here’s hoping an overseas release is in the pipeline soon!