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Max Toy Updates

Sorry for the lack of updates here but it’s been very busy at Max Toys these past few weeks (!) with lots of new drops and customs. As always the best way to keep track is via @maxtoyco Instagram and/or our email list on the from page of our web site www.maxtoyco.com !

Here’s just some of what has posted .. lots are now sold out but we just put up a few more Halloween Zazan and Sunset Fade Ultraman in the Max Toy web store !

Look for more Kaiju on the way, new Shin Eyezon , return of Don Smiles and much, much more !

Oh and Max has been working hard with new customs and such that randomly drop via his Instagram or hereย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Sorry we pretty much sold out of our recent Pre Orders for the Max Toy Mazinger Z figures below…but we thank you for the interest ! Look for new ones in the future plus Getter figure !

Thank you all for the wonderful support and while i will not be attending Designer Con this year, if you do go hope you have fun and are able to support the dealers who are there.

Coming Soon ! Getter 1 licensed Max Toy figures !

Debut of our Max Toy Getter 1 will be at the SEIBU Department Store Japan Site:

https://edepart.omni7.jp/brand/005683

Note : They havenโ€™t posted the items yet. It should start on 30 or 31 July.

Exclusive color version shown here:

For USA fans, we should be able to sell our first release in September ( photos soon ! ) via www.maxtoyco.com web store. Please sign up for your email list or follow me on Instagram : @maxtoyco for more info as we get closer to the release !

Alien Xam mini figure project, Dragon Boy Super customs

First up we are continuing our series of custom printed and made mini figures of the World of Captain Maxx ! All designed by Max Nagata and in the case of this Alien Xam figure, Max even sculpted the head and cast them in resin ! Super limited and order via this link:

https://www.maxtoyco.com/Store/Alien-Xam-mini-figure-Custom-printed-Max-Nagata/2019

and here’s ALL of the figures we have done to date. Only a few of them are left and once they are sold out we won’t be remaking them in those colors again !

Below are the customs I did for the talented Artist Martin Hsu‘s online SDCC celebration. Go to Martin’s site for order and more info and get on his mailing list ! Check out the other artists as well some really nice work !!

https://martinhsu.bigcartel.com/category/dragon-boy

 

Max Toy Updates July

Sorry again for the lack of updates here .. always best to check out our Instagram ( @maxtoyco ) or get on our mailing list via the web site : www.maxtoyco.com

Here’s a typical email we send out every 2 weeks or soย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Look for new Ultraman colorways this month too !!!

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Hi Max Toy Fans !

I’ll have to some Dragon Boy Super’s from artist Martin Hsu for his online SDCC show. Stay tuned for pics and follow Martin for more info. Can i just say, that besides being a super good guy, Martin is one of the hardest working artists I know ! Plus how he manages to produce such cute and beautiful work is beyond me !

Giant sized, 18 inches tall soft vinyl Kaiju Eyezon micro run by Mark Nagata of only x3 pieces ! Original figure sculpted by Joe Somers / Squibblies Ink and produced by EW Factory !

Order the Rotten Space Potato here: https://www.maxtoyco.com/Store/Kaiju-Eyezon-Giant-sized-Max-Toy-x-Squibbles-Ink-EW-factory-Rotten-Potato/2015

Pre Order our brand new Shin Eyezon is ending soon ! This first release is on pure Glow in Dark sofubi ! Excuse my poor mock up, but you get the idea ๐Ÿ˜‰ It’s a pre order, however we expect them by late August. Designed by artist Sophie Campbell and sculpted by Beth Graves !

Pre Order here: https://www.maxtoyco.com/Store/PRE-ORDER-Shin-Eyezon-Glow-in-Dark-Kaiju-artist-Sophie-Campbell/2013

And Max has painted this awesome Axron now via this link !
https://www.maxtoyco.com/Store/Max-Nagata-Kaiju-Axron-custom-painted-metallic-colors/2018

As always, thank you for the continued support !

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Legendary sculptor Paul Komoda Alien Xam ! Just a small tease of what Paul is working on and I have to say you guys will be flat out blown away by his take on our character ! I’m hoping we can get this done and out by years end .. so stay tuned for more progress pics on it !

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Updates:
KAIJU AMIGOS CLASH! UPDATE !!
All customs have now shipped ! Phew .. looking forward to you guys getting Javier’s work in your hands !

Pre order for the latest black glitter Ultraman has ended. We will proceed with production very soon.

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Coming in August 28th – 29th, via PopShopLive app, I will be participating in their Dcon Online show ! Hopefully if I can figure out the app again will be selling Kaiju stuff to you ! But, I’m a but confused but looks like you have to purchase a ticket this time (?) Best to follow them on Instagram for more info. I’ll post more as I know more ;-P

Landing this month … new Ultraman colorways !!!

And, as California opens up, it looks like there will be in person Dcon this year in Anaheim in November ( barring any covid flare ups) So, I will plan to have my booth and attend ! ๐Ÿ˜‰

You’ve heard me say how my orders are stuck in the factories .. welp we hopefully will have that resolved in August and get back on track. Long story ๐Ÿ˜‰

As always, appreciate your continued support !

Your Kaiju Pal,

Mark

Kaiju Amigos / Max toy Updates

Once again, this is the last place I make time to update (haha) … for daily news please go to my Instagram page : @maxtoyco

art by javier jimenez

 

Tickets for this upcoming Zoom event will go up for sale soon via www.maxtoyco.com ! A ticket will allow you to participate in our chat with Javier, first access to exclusives and customs we are working on, too !

Also, sold out of this giant sized Kaiju Eyezon the other day ! At 18 inches in height, these take me extra time to prep and paint ;-P Thus the edition was only x3 pieces ! Sculpted and produced by Joe Somers/ Squibbles Ink and EW Factory.

Below, now sold out, my custom Klav9 Tank Club, tank for Clutter Gallery show. Some really awesome customs of this cool sofubi tank still available here: https://shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery/1387

 

And our new upcoming Max Toy header, approved by Tsuburaya Productions, for our Ultra series of sofubi figures. Art by Mark Nagata ๐Ÿ˜‰ Can you guess on what we are working on ?!!

and the art by itselfย  …

Working on much more, but too tired to post it all hereย  ;-P Stay tuned !

 

 

 

 

Super Saturday Sofubi Show and More

Tomorrow, Saturday April 10th, 2021 will be over 12 hours of content via Super Sofubi Saturday !
Below is the full schedule from their Facebook page. If you have interest, my segment is at 3:30pm EDT / 12:30pm PDT NagataVision w/ Mark Nagata
SUPER SATURDAY SOFUBI SHOW!
โ–บย LIVE on KYJU – April 10th, 2021ย โ—„
Subscribe to the the channel via http://kyju.tv
By the way, a huge shout out to Lolo Kaiju who interviewed me and made the whole process very easy on me ( even with my reluctance to do these videos and interviews ! ) and edited the segment and added a running little Eyezon between transitions ๐Ÿ˜‰ Also, look for a special Kaiju Photography book by Lolo and produced by Clutter !
An entire day of programming dedicated to Sofubi! Featuring 12+ hours of interviews, panels, exclusive news, paint demos and plenty more!
Hosted by:
LoLo (@lolokaiju)
Gretchen (@gretchenisweird)
Lou (@louiemunster)
Kyle Yount (Collect All Monsters, Kaijucast)
โ–ผโ–ผโ–ผ SCHEDULE โ–ผโ–ผโ–ผ
12pm EDT / 9am PDT
SSSS Introduction
w/ LoLo, Kyle, Lou & Gretchen
12:30pm EDT / 9:30am PDT
Sofubi 101
w/ Matt Alt
1:30pm EDT / 10:30am PDT
The Joy of Making
w/ Paul from Mile High Sofubi & John from VideoVomit
2:30pm EDT / 11:30am PDT
MARUSAN POPUP VIDEO CHAT
w/ Eiji Kaminaga
3:30pm EDT / 12:30pm PDT
NagataVision
w/ Mark Nagata
4:15pm EDT / 1:15pm PDT
International Collectors Spotlight
w/ David Usero, Elisa Gozzi, Al Stoiche, Bob Turner, Erica Fustero, David Florez, Samuel Dalley & Andreas Elle
4:30pm EDT / 1:30pm PDT
Kaiju Sommelier
w/ Doug Hardy
5:30pm EDT / 2:30pm PDT
The Devil in the Details
w/ Liz Johnson
6:00pm EDT / 3:00pm PDT
Collect All Monsters – Sofubi Celebration
w/ Leslie Chambers, Christine Chapin, David Dopko, John Ruffin & Kyle Yount
7:00pm EDT / 4:00pm PDT
Art Attack!
w/ Candie Bolton, Gael, Serpico, Little Devilโ€™s Club, Mark Nagata, Mabel Garcia, Violet Vigilante & Andy Peters
8:00pm EDT / 5:00pm PDT
Kaiju Snap Chat
w/ Ben Newman
8:30pm EDT / 5:30pm PDT
Go! Go! Goji Girl!
w/ Linda Conrad
9:30pm EDT / 6:30pm PDT
Enter the Nostalgia Dragon
w/ Sean Linkenback, Erik Sjoen, VideoVomit & David Dopko
10:25pm EDT / 7:25pm PDT
Javier Jimenez Spotlight
10:40pm EDT / 7:40pm PDT
Creature Bazaar Power Hour
w/ Quang Le
11:40pm EDT / 8:40pm PDT
Tokyo Toy Bastard
w/ Jeremy Mauney
12:00am EDT / 9:00pm PDT
Mandarake CoCoo (Akihabara, Tokyo) ASMR/VR Experience
12:30am EDT / 9:30pm PDT
Closing Ceremonies + Brontis music video
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Updates:
Shin Eyezon update. At the iron mold factory hope to hear more news soon ! Header card art by the awesome Sophie Campbell is done too !
Pre Orders: Clear Blue Ultraman is still in pre order status. Hopefully we can get them in April/May time frame. However go this image of the figure from the factory so we are almost done !
Ultra Kaiju Bemstar and Twintails will have a USA release soon so please look out for that. Also just got sample pictures of THREE more Ultraman colorways ! Very cool ones very soon !
Ultraman collector cards ! There’s a Kickstarter for them now ( fully funded) but I was asked to contribute a few original sketched cards for the set. These will be randomly inserted into the packs. Card set is fully licensed by Tsuburaya Productions, too ! Will show them as soon as i do them and they get approved ;-P
And a little sneak peek at a new Ultraman header card I’m working on … you might “see” a glimpse of it during the Super Sofubi Show thingy above ;-P
Still needs final approval tho …!
Special online show “Kaiju Amigos” with good friend Javier Jimenez for May. Details very soon and we hope to offer some Fun stuff plus a special Zoom chat with us ๐Ÿ˜‰
As always, appreciate your continued support and look forward to showing you more new projects very soon !
Your Kaiju Pal,
Mark
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