Marsham Toy Hour : Season 2 Ep. 16 - Making Moobs

July 31, 2017

This week, Kris Butiong is back at the round table. The gang talk toys with moobs, the influence of toy photography on collecting, accessories for toys, The Next Great Blank Toy Contest, and they select their Fantasy picks for the Mini Figure Draft.

Leaks and Sneaks:

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Marsham Toy Hour : Season 2 Ep. 15 - Random thoughts

July 24, 2017

 This week, Carlos is back and joins Gary and Theresa in some random discussion. A little SDCC, a little of this, a little of that...yadda yadda yadda.

Links to things mentioned:

Thimblebugs

Slumberguppy

Greatest ShowDown's 

Super7 x UNKLE x Futura

Andrew Bell's Single Servings

Luke Chueh 10th Anniversary Possessed

Kasing Lung

Dressydoll

S x T Seoul at Toy Republic

Sleepy Elfie

 

 

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Marsham Toy Hour : Season 2 Ep. 14 - Teresa Chiba

July 9, 2017

 This week, Don Kratzer is back and he brings Japanese designer and illustrator, Teresa Chiba with him. We talk with Teresa about having her first toy produced by Max Toy Company, self-producing, and currently having her Inu-Harigon character in Medicom's Vinyl Artist Gacha(VAG) series and as a Bearbrick in series 34. We discuss the motif's that inspire the "folk toy kaiju" of Teresa's toy designs, toy lotteries, licensing, colorways, sculpting, upcoming conventions, and much more.

Leaks and Sneak Peeks:

Morris soft viyl toy coming from Hinatique

Rato kim sofubi 

DinoCat sofubi

Tengart

FluffyHouse Blindbox series

Yasu - shrimp like figure 

Vinyl Artist Gacha series 12

 

Folk Toy Traditonal Motif Influences:

Ino Hariko

Tengu

Kibuna

 

Teresa's Facebook Fan Page "Folk Toy Kaiju"

 

Teresa's Media:

Web:http://p-genmu.com/

Blog: http://ameblo.jp/pgenmu/

Facebook: teresa.chiba

Twitter: @p_genmu

instagram: teresachiba

 

Other mentions:

Powercore

1000toys

 

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Marsham Toy Hour : Season 2 Ep. 13 - Rotofugi

July 3, 2017

 This week, Kirby and Whitney Kerr, the founders and operators of Chicago based toy store Rotofugi, join Gary and Theresa in discussing the retail and gallery life. Just as their Abraham Lincoln logo would suggest, we get an honest and in-depth look into having run both a store and gallery for the past 13 years. Discussed is their approach to inventory, the complexities of importing, the challenges of constant shipping increases, avid versus casual collectors, the importance of diversity, curating events, pop-up shops, producing toys, community building, and much more. 

Sponsors:

PrintsonWood

3DRetro

StrangeCat Toys

The Toy Chronicle

SpankyStokes

 

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