REVIEW: Samedi Marche Blythe

The winner of our Best Toy Line for the Females was everyone’s favorite fashion doll – Blythe. As you probably know, Blythe is a joint production between, CWC, Hasbro and Takara. They are referred to as Neo-Blythes, since they are…

The Darling Blythe Book

“Darling Blythe”, the book for Blythe fans filled with just about all the fun activities and features on Blythe, is now available. It comes with many tips on how to enjoy Blythe with sewing patterns and other useful information for…

REVIEW: Asian Butterfly Encore Blythe

So have you become a fan of the wide-eyed Blythe girls yet? These are the fashion dolls with the color changing eyes. Just pull the string on the back of her head…she closes her eyes…and different color eyes magically appear….

New Neo Blythe

The collaboration by “Pom Ponnet,” a sophisticated, French-taste children’s apparel brand and CWC have given birth to the Neo Blythe “Rendez-vous Chouchou”. The skirt of the dress she wears is gorgeously embroidered with a scene from Paris. The scene included…

REVIEW: Blythe – Rose Bud

With the Behind Blythe exhibition currently touring the United States, folks are beginning to take notice of this unique, wide-eyed doll. Some male collectors might consider them “girlie”, but there are plenty of collectors who really enjoy the Blythe look….

Behind Blythe Moves to Portland

Just Be Design/Compound Gallery is proud to present Behind Blythe An exhibition of the revival of Blythe dolls by Japan’s Cross World Connections (CWC) Find out more about the development of neo Blythe that began and grew in Asia. November…

Sneak Peek at The Pony Project Customs

The Pony Project, brought to you by Hasbro and Thunderdog Studios, is set to open at the Milk Gallery in New York City on October 21st. It’s a custom show featuring some of the best and brightest female artists customizing…

Early Bird Figures…a little later

It’s always nice when you receive something in the mail that you completely forgot you had ordered. As is the case with the Star Wars Early Bird Figures. I’m somewhat surprised they found their way to me as I didn’t…

INTERVIEW: We Chat with CWC’s Junko Wong

Plastic and Plush chats with Junko Wong, the founder President of CWC, about the reemergence and rejuvenation of the Blythe Doll. Blythe was originally created by Kenner in 1972 and was only produced for one year due to poor sales….

I-DOG: Interactive Music Companion

Hasbro and Tiger Electronics have introduced a new interactive music pet – I-DOG. Unlike Medicom’s iKub, which simply holds your iPod, the I-DOG is an interactive toy that works with most portable music devices. Easy to use, simply sit I-DOG…

That’s not My Little Pony…

The Pony Project is getting together several of today’s leading female artists to customize some big ‘ol “little ponies”. The opening reception is not until later next month, but we will keep you updated as we get closer.