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Siccaluna’s one-off Classic Monsters sale…

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Siccaluna‘s Classic Monsters return with a one-off release this week

  • Size: 8″ each
  • Articulation: 5 points each (neck, arms, legs)
  • Price: 25,000yen each plus shipping
  • All 4 of Siccaluna’s B-Movie monster takes feature in this release – Mummy (A), Spaceman (B), Kong (C) and Frank (D) – each coming cast in sofubi and treated to layers of rubs, sprays and hand painted detailing
  • Up for grabs via e-mail lottery until Midnight Japan time today (7/14), interested parties are going to need to send their requested item (A,B,C or D), name, address, postal code and telephone number to siccaluna-koubou@xqj.biglobe.ne.jp, being sure to include「Classic Monsters oneoff 購入希望」in the subject header
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MAN-E-NEWS// The Convict exclusive “B-Movie Monster” sofubi from Siccaluna…

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Bowing to the request of fans, Japanese lifestyle retailer Convict are proud to offer up their exclusive version of Siccaluna’s B-Movie Monster set! Featuring “Frank”, “Kong”, “Spaceman” and “Mummy”, the KO Universal Monsters stand at around 8″-9″ tall each, coming with articulation in both the arms and neck. Produced in what appears to be a lavender soft vinyl this time around, each has been treated to layers of sprays and hand brushed detailing in a range of blues and browns. Currently up for grabs via lottery for $260 a set, interested parties can enter by e-mailing Convict at info@convict.jp with their name, Instagram name, country, shipping address, phone number, PayPal address and the name of the product (SHIKARUNAKOUBO MONSTER SET CONVICT LIMITED COLOR) before close on Thursday, December 17th… Good luck to all who enter!


MAN-E-NEWS// The “Monsterex” keshi from Alien Robot Monster…

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Teased here just a few days back, we can now reveal that the mini “Monsterex” keshi from A.R.M (Alien Robot Monster) will be up for grabs this week! Directly inspired by one of the many foes found in the classic TMNT Adventures comics, the ingenious mix of Universal Monsters – including elements from the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankentstein’s Monster, the Mummy and Dracula – has been perfectly realised in 2.4″ keshi-form, coming digitally sculpted in Z-Brush, 3D printed and then cast in a rubbery resin by A.R.M. Going on sale via preorder through the A.R.M store this Wednesday, October 21st at 9am Pacific time, a total of 3 different colorways will be up for grabs – “M.U.S.C.L.E” flesh, “S.L.U.G” green and “Decepticon Decoy” purple – coming in at just $20 each plus shipping…


MAN-E-NEWS// Super7’s NYCC ’15 line-up revealed in-full…

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Hot on the heals of our look at the “Firecracker” Wing Kong yesterday, the guys over at Super7 have just revealed the full list of toys that’ll be joining the beast exclusively at NYCC ’15 next week! Featuring new releases from the Masters of the Universe line, ReAction Figures and S7’s extensive line-up of sofubi, personal highlights include the “Mean Green” Pocket Mummy and Rose Vampire, GID Cab Dragon, “Red Death” Alien and “Nostromo Crew” Alien 3-pack. Up for grabs at Super7’s booth (#174) starting Thursday, October 8th, interested parties can click the image above for comprehensive info on colorways and pricing for each release…


MAN-E-NEWS// Siccaluna’s “GID” B-Movie Monster sofubi at Lulubell Toys…

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Hot on the heels of their recent “GID painted set” release, Lulubell Toys are proud to reveal that they’re currently offering up all 4 figures in Siccaluna’s “B-Movie Monsters” series as unpainted blanks! Featuring “Frank”, “Kong”, “Spaceman” and “Mummy”, the KO Universal Monsters stand at around 8″-9″ tall each, coming with articulation in both the arms and neck. Produced in an unpainted glow vinyl ripe for customisation, the quartet can currently be found in the Lulubell Toy store right here via open preorder for just $45 a pop…


MAN-E-NEWS// The SDCC ’15 exclusive “Universal Monsters Haunted Crypt” play set from Super7 x Funko…

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Following yesterday’s brief overview of the vinyl toys Super7 will be bringing to SDCC ’15 in just over a week and a half’s time, the guys have just revealed yet another exclusive, teaming up with fellow Reaction Figure producers Funko for the release of the Universal Monsters Haunted Crypt play set! Featuring an injection moulded plastic mausoleum, the piece comes complete with all 4 monsters – Frankenstein, Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Mummy and Wolfman – in a spooky “Spirit Glow” trans-blue PVC. Limited to just one set per person, the Haunted Crypt will be available at the Super7 SDCC booth (#4945) for just $65…


MAN-E-NEWS (UPDATED)// The “Ice Metal” Monsterex resin figure from A.R.M…

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Up and coming toy artist A.R.M (Alien Robot Monster) has just revealed that his first figure, the incredible Monsterex, will be finally making its debut this week! Directly inspired by one of the many foes found in the classic TMNT Adventures comics, the ingenious mix of Universal Monsters – including elements from the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankentstein’s Monster, the Mummy and Dracula – has been perfectly realised in 2″ keshi-form, coming digitally sculpted in Z-Brush, 3D printed and then cast in resin by A.R.M. Due to be making its first appearance in the pictured “Ice Metal” colorway you see above, look out for the little guy in the newly opened A.R.M store this Wednesday, December 17th at 2pm Pacific time…

UPDATE// A.R.M very kindly got in touch to give us a little more info on Monsterex. Whilst a mini figure version is planned for the future, this first run actually stands at around 4″ tall – perfectly in-scale with the original TMNT Playmates line. Pricing has also be confirmed too at just $40 a piece, an absolute bargain for such an amazing sculpt! Stay tuned for future releases (as soon as this coming Friday!) soon…

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