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Jan 29, 2011

SNEAK PEEK: NEMO Tiki Carving #6 for NEMO Godz Collection

If you've been following NEMO at all, you know he's been on a tiki kick. Starting with the killer tikis he created for our blind-boxed Custom Marshall Series, NEMO's been putting out consistently amazing tiki customs on vinyl, as well as creating original tiki carvings in the more traditional context.
Above is the latest original carving that NEMO's been working on for our shop: Tiki Carving #6. Carved from a block of balsa foam (below), this piece, upon completion, will be for sale in our NEMO section. Stay tuned for more info and pics of this piece!

Custom Mini Qee Show Teasers


Join us at Yoyamart on February 14th in NYC for a closer look at the above customs based on the brand-new 5-inch Mini Qee platform that Toy2R is launching!
Show starts at 6pm at Yoyamart NYC, which is located at 15 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan. 
There will be LOTS more custom Mini Qees there at the show, plus more great new items from Toy2R. Some of the participating artists will be in attendance, so bring your black books!
More teasers will be revealed as we run up to the show date.
Props to Kevin of Toy2RUSA for pulling together a great show, and for these excellent teaser images, and big ups to all the participating artists for working this project in on a tight schedule.

Jan 28, 2011

Trains of Fame show in Paris: opening night video!

Okay, most of you don't know this but I've traveled all around Europe, been to Paris probably 5 or 6 times, among many other cities. But that was when I was traveling on my parent's dime, and we did touristy-type stuff like visiting les musees et le Tour Eiffel, Pompidou, Notre Dame, etc. It was very fun, Paris is a great city, and it broadened my horizons and all that.  blah blah blah
But now that I'm a big boy, and I am in contact with all these awesome graf/toy/artsy people over in Europe, here's what I REALLY wanna do next time I'm in Paris:

Trains of Fame party at Gallery Oberkampf.

Jan 27, 2011

Valentine's Day gift: I Heart Guts Humongous Heart

Just arrived from I Heart Guts is this much-enlarged 11-inch tall version of their extremely popular Heart plush. I Heart Guts makes plushies that are actually in the shape, approximate size and sort-of general color scheme of each organ in your body (I think they take a few liberties with the colors to make them brighter). Their Heart plush consistently sells out in our shop and they've recently reworked that plush to enlarge it (no longer is it actual size; the new Humongous Heart is about twice as big as a healthy human heart!). 
The best part about this new version is it's actually LESS expensive (by $1) than the old version: $18 for an 11-inch plush heart. This version even has some heavier material in the bottom so it wants to stand up in the proper way. The Humongous Heart makes an excellent abnd affordable gift for your special someone on Valentine's Day. Don't you want to show them how humongous your love is for them? Buy yours here.

Jan 26, 2011

10% off all orders over $50 with code

We are offering 10% off all orders over $50 with the coupon code TENACIOUS10 for the rest of January! We have many new items in stock so click thru to our site and go use that code!

(Don't forget, US customers always get free shipping on $100+ orders)

Jan 25, 2011

Toy2R presents: NYC Loves QEE Toy Fair Preview Party


Toy2R is pleased to announce one of the events of the upcoming Toy Fair Preview Party happening February 14th; the debut of the new 5" Mini Qee DIY Collection. All seven characters will be "unveiled" for the first time but wait...there's so much more. There will also be 30+ all-new original customized 5" Mini Qees on display to illustrate how much fun and versatile this new platform is.

Featuring 5" customs by: Jason Freeny, Jon-Paul Kaiser, ViseOne, Scott Tolleson, Voltaire, MCA, Pocket Wookie, A Little Stranger, NEMO, Mr. Den, Ian Ziobrowski, Zam, Mr. Munk, Dinky Cow, NREAZON, Grimsheep, Foox, JRYU, Rampage Toys, Phetus, LYSOL, Bryan Allen Collins, Atypical, Matt Anderson, RSIN, Southerndrawl, Tony DePew and Nerviswr3k.

You don't want to miss this event as several of the artists will be on hand to show off their customs, including various other Toy2R / Qee customs from their private collections. You can check out sneak peeks of some of the customs on the Toy2R USA Facebook Page!

Stay tuned, there will be announcements about the additional events going on during the Preview Party. Save the date and make plans to head down to Yoyamart in NYC on February for a night of fun and incredible art! Yoyamart is located at 15 Gansevoort Street in Manhattan:

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5" Mini Qee Collection...the next generation of Qee!

Jan 23, 2011

Claptrap 4in action figure from Borderlands game

From the best selling videogame Borderlands comes this highly detailed poseable replica of everyone's favorite robot, Claptrap. Poseable arms, wheel, and retractable drawer and antenna. Comes with display base. Release date March 2011. Pretty freakin' awesome.
Price will be $18, email us if you want one and we'll get a few cases!

Junkocat Chococat by Junko Mizuno x Kidrobot x Sanrio

The latest addition to the Sanrio artist crossover series of vinyl toys by Kidrobot is this Junkocat Chococat 6-inch figure, designed by Junko Mizuno, author and artist of Japanese manga. 

Seldom straying from her subterranean post-apocalyptic lair, Sanrio's Hello Kitty pal gets a brave new world makeover by Japanese manga mistress, Junko Mizuno. Junkocat Chococat is hauntingly cute, featuring wild eyes and a mutated head.
Buy yours here for $39.95.
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