I’m sure you’ve all heard about and seen the giant 1:1 replica Gundam statue in Odaiba, but have you seen lit up at night? Very nice gallery here, courtesy of Pink Tentacle.
You can execute many exciting poses with the Obama action figure, and one of them is resting under a kotatsu, flanked by a Famicom.
Can’t afford a real track bike? Go for the Pedal ID Basic Set instead, a customizable mini version which you can then upgrade with various accessories (tires, chains, saddles, cranks, etc.) Better than Barbie! Via Craig.
What are omake? Matt Alt explains.
PingMag interviews capsule toy company Yujin. I was amazed to find out they come up with 25 new product ideas a month!
Starting today (April 21) and running until May 6, Laforet in Harajuku is hosting the “KIKS TYO x YONE x AKI HOSHINO Sneaker Lover Pop-up Shop.” The shop will have exclusive collaborations with Champion, New Balance, and G-SHOCK, and will also be selling the limited edition tee (Hoshino photographed by Yone) seen below. Also, the […]
I’m a big fan of the TV series LOST — it’s the one show I watch religiously, every Friday night with my wife, as soon as a new episode is out — and here’s a surprising merch tie-in, Kubrick figures of the main characters from the show. Now, as much as I love Kubricks and […]
Lisa has a post up about these toys/figures called Carnimals. I just think they look cool, but there’s actually a wacky backstory to them — they live for 100 light years!
I really like NHK’s mascot Domo-kun, and so does Mimibots it seems, according to this JoshSpear.com post.
Tokyo-based fans of Kidrobot rejoice! Rumour has it that they are set to open a retail space in our fair city, joining current stores in NYC, LA, and San Francisco.