Medicom Toy’s Bearbrick has come a long way with a string of continuous success over the past decade. To commemorate this achievement, Medicom Toy has released a series of collaborative bags alongside Japanese brand Head Porter. The two present these exclusive bags that comes in a black and polka dot detailing. The bags also come along with a special Bearbrick keychain that is a figurehead for Bearbrick’s 10th anniversary. Expect … Read More →
Bearbrick is back with another high-profile collaboration with American rock band Linkin Park. Bearbrick’s eminent figure is seen here with a black and grey colorway sporting “Linkin Park” on the right leg with artistic graphics seen on the arm, main body and head. The toy will coincide with the band’s charitable “A Thousand Horizons” event at nicofarre in Tokyo which will benefit the victims of the earthquake and tsunami disasters in … Read More →
It’s not all about being futuristic and hi-tech in Japan, as traditional art and culture still inspire local creators and manufactures. The Daruma has become synonymous with Zen and good luck charm as it has evolved into such a strong point of Japanese heritage. The history of the original paper doll dates back to the mid-1700s in ancient Japan. Though Daruma is not confined to the past, Tokyo-based toymaker Medicom … Read More →
Anyone who’s ever played cards is likely to be familiar with the iconic Bicycle brand. Medicom Toy has just announced the arrival of a special edition set of cards as part of a collaboration between Bicycle and Japanese toy manufacturer Bearbrick. The playing card set is currently available for purchase now through select stockists.
Initially announced earlier in the year, Medicom Toy now provides us with a closer look into its upcoming Bearbrick set that features Jack Skellington and Sally, two key characters from the popular animated film The Nightmare Before Christmas. The dual set will feature both toys in 100% form, with retail set at ¥2,604 (Approx. $31 USD). Look for these starting October 8th, 2010 via select Medicom Toy accounts.