Dehara Yukinori: Oyasai Wars

Hmm…it feels like just yesterday when I thought to myself – “There aren’t enough cabbage-headed toys available”. And voilla! Toy2R and Wonderwall are introducing a line of 2 Dehara Yukinori characters from Oyasai Wars. Killer Cabbage and Mini Cabbage are…

Cucumouse designed by Kei Sawada

Toy2R is introducing their latest figure design – Cucumouse. This 6 inch tall figure is taken straight from Kei Sawada’s Qee – Series 5C. Look for the figure to launch in February and to retail around $20. The Red and…

Uglydolls up for a MAJOR Award

Uglydolls have been nominated for the Specialty Toy of the Year Award from the Toy Industry of America (T.I.A.). They are up against Blokus and Tipover! (board games), a 3-D pool table, and PlasmaCar (a bike for kids). C’mon T.I.A.,…

2005 Toy Awards: Best Toy Line

Now start the big awards! For the next week, we’ll be presenting our 4 big categories – Best Toy Line, Best Plush Toy, Best Vinyl Toy and 2005 Toy of the Year. The Best Toy Line Award comes down to…

Octocity Scarygirl – STRANGEco ed.

Nathan Jurevicius’ beloved Scarygirl is off to the city in this great new 10-inch version. Complete with a full set of accessories, including 2 sets of arms, basket, handbag and two bird companions. This special STRANGEco edition features a black…

Soon…Rustboy Toy

Android 8 has announced that later this month, they will be releasing Brian Talyor’s Rustboy figure. This characer is from Taylor’s classic short film of the same name. Collectors will want to get their hands on this piece. You might…

Mini Treehouse Series 2

The folks at STRANGEco have dug up a photo of Nathan’s Mini Treehouse 2 figures. I’m not sure which of the lot is my favorite…so many to choose from. I also like that they are redoing the treehouse collectible stand…

2005 Toy Awards: The Readers’ Picks

We asked our readers to submit their choices for 5 categories. These included the Best Vinyl Figure, Best Plush Figure, Best Toy Line, Best Company and Toy of the Year. The resutls are in and there were some very close…

New Smokin’ Joe Figure

Frank Kozik, Shepard Fairey and Ningyoushi have teamed up for the final incarnation of Smokin’ Joe. This vinyl figure has a camo pattern and is holding an OBEY sign designed by Fairey. This special camouflage edition is limited to 200…

A Forum and a Mailing List!!

The New Year has brought added new features to Plastic and Plush! We now have a mailing list. You can subscribe by entering your email address into the field on the right hand side of our homepage. You will then…

A Number of Shows in the Upcoming Weeks

The New Year will bless us with several new shows and toy releases. With the craziness that was known as the Red Tut Dunny, Kidrobot NYC will be presenting a singing with designer Sket-One. Rotofugi (in Chicago) will be presenting…

Mixy and Joe Pre-Order

Chronic Fatigue (CF) sends word that his Mixy and Joe action figures are now available for pre-order. After a year in production, the Mixy and Joe action figures are finally on their way. Produced by Wheaty Wheat Studios in Hollywood,…