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The Café for Stuffed Toys

No toys will feel like misfits in this land where they'll get an omelette from a flounder, coffee from a monkey and even a bedtime story before getting tucked in for the night.

Babymetal Goes Funko POP!

All three members of the metal-idol sensation will be available in huge-headed form in December.

Capture the Force with Star Wars Plushies

Hold onto your fur! Takara Arts has just announced that they will be selling pint-sized Star Wars plushies a month before Star Wars 7 enters this galaxy.

Evangelion Dolls Go Edo with Katana & Kimono

Takara Tomy has announced preorders for two of three planned Evangelion dolls clad in traditional kimono, with decorative blades by their side for protection.

Mechanical Marvels: Japanese Tin Toys

Would you pay $50,000 for a tin can of California tomatoes?

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