Archive for the 'Toys' Category

R2D2 Soy Sauce Bottle, Anyone?

It’s one thing to be a Star Wars fan, but totally another if you own this. A R2D2 Soy Sauce Bottle. It’s not cheap either. At ¥3,200.00 (RM115), it’s just sad. To make it even sadder, it comes in 3 different colors.

when dragged across a document each one will leave a trail of Disney-themed advertising behind it, based on the character you’re using

McDonalds Pulls Pig Toy

McDonalds in Singapore got into a little controversy over a toy promotion. It has omitted the pig from a 12-part Doraemon character set depicting the animals of the Chinese zodiac calendar. As a replacement, McD had a Doraemon Cupid toy instead. A good example of insensitivity towards a multi racial society. Or racial harmony just a vulnerable concept easily crippled by a toy or use of words? Human being or being human? Either way, be kind – rewind. Whatever that means …

AstroBoy, All Grown Up

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These AstroBoy figurines were spotted in Hong Kong’s Ani-Com Show. Some things are not meant to change. AstroBoy should be one of them. So should we start changing his name to AstroTwink now? WTF! Osamu Tezuka-san, what have they done to your creation?!!!

Bungee Clock

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This is a great concept for a clock. Designed by Jongchul Kim, this Bungee Clock features a little “man” that announces the hour, thens leap out his window – 24 times a day.

Tuttuki Bako (Poking Box)

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Stick you finger in and have some fun! Tuttuki Bako (Poking Box) is a new reality game that allows you to interact with digital creatures inside the box by sticking your finger in! A digital representation of your finger will appear in real time as you poke around with fun interactive animations. Retailing at US$38 plus another US$18 for shipping – poke something else if the pricing is a little stiff for ya. Check out the video after the break.

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Michael Jackson: Thriller

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Standing at 30cm tall. This ¥24,000 1/6 scale fully poseable figure of Michael Jackson (Thriller) will be released in December 2009. Pre-orders are opened now and if you’re a fan – don’t miss this chance to own a piece from the legendary music video that started it all. Visit hottoys.co.jp for details. For a closed-up image, continue:

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Sega Toys: Robo Pussy

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Sega Toys will be releasing this Robo Pussy codenamed “Yume-Neko Venus” or Dream Cat Venus on 30th July 2009. Suggested retail price is 10,000 yen (about US$108). Other than the expected meowing and purring – this pussy posses like a seductive whore as well. Probably related to Ms. Pussy Galore.


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