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Happy Holidays 2019 !

Happy Holidays from Max Toy Company ! Wishing you good Health and Happiness in 2020 ! We’re entering our 15th year (!) and have a bunch of cool projects to show you guys. As always, we could not keep making toys without your continued support and both Yo-san and I appreciate it !

Friday, I will start taking Pre Orders for a very exciting figure … So check back here, or your email or Instagram @maxtoyco !!

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A few random Max Toy Kaiju updatesย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

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From November 2015, can you spy the mini glow Captain Maxx in this photo shoot in Marie Claire magazine ?! Had no idea they used him but always glad to see Japanese toys get their due ๐Ÿ˜‰

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OneUp store Japan x Max Toys .. Frogs version 2 in progress ! Actually they are almost done ( see my instagram: maxtoyco ) Should be able to release them late next week .. I’ll post details soonish !

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Design Festa May 14-15th, 2016- Max Toy table

Check out our Japan blog for more info –

http://maxtoyco.blog.fc2.com/

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Header card art ( comic book style ) by Mark Nagata for upcoming Robot Abigail releases in Japan and USA. More details very soon for US fansย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Max Toy 10th Anniversary

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Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since founding Max Toy Company ! I thought I would share some behind the scene pics from the early days. We start with my original character, Captain Maxx. Named after my son Max … whom the company is named for as well ๐Ÿ˜‰ While we’ve gone on to make Captain Maxx in other sizes and in Japan, this first China made version remains my favorite.

Fun Fact: I use “Max” so much (company name, Characters etc) that people think my name is Max ! I’d say about a third of the emails are addressed to Maxย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Before launching the character I posted up a secret web site, which gave the back ground details on where Captain Maxx came from: www.captainmaxx.com

By the way, it’s a fictitious story but fans still think there was a vintage TV series in Japanย  ;-P

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Here’s the sketch I did that the factory used to base the sculpt below on. My influences for the figure included Ultraman, Spectreman, Mirrorman and Marvel comics 60s Captain Marvel .. all mashed up !

maxx_proto1Sporting a “removable” mask which reveals a hybrid face underneath of Me (hair parted in the middle), Max ( his dimple on the cheek) and the generic Japanese toy male face sculpt.

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capt_maxxHeader card painting I did for this project. Acrylics on canvas.

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Backing card with cutaway view of Captain Maxx. Pen and Ink with airbrush.

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There’s nothing like seeing your logo on the foot for the first time ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

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Final figure, bagged.

And of course Captain Maxx needed his own theme song ! Hope you enjoyed this look back .. I’ll post up more throughout the year.

Captain Maxx theme song retro version by Yunck & Trierweiler.
Song written, produced and recorded by Yunck & Trierweiler.

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