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New Sofubi Shi-Shis at Bigshot DCon booth 2705

New Sofubi Shi-Shis at Bigshot DCon booth 2705

Bigshot Toys just dropped an email with info about their many and various sofubi Shi-Shi figures that they will be selling at DCon booth 2705! Looks like a few different translucent colors ($55 ea) and a few different opaque sofubi colors ($45 ea), painted sofubis ($65 ea), plus a set of DIY white minis (a 2-pack for $20).

They will have nearly final versions of the resins, sofubis and minis from the Shi-Shi Kickstarter on display. Word is they are about to ship from the factory.

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2 Days Left in the Shi-Shi Kickstarter - GET SOME! Guaranteed to deliver!

2 Days Left in the Shi-Shi Kickstarter - GET SOME! Guaranteed to deliver!

BACK the SHI-SHI KICKSTARTER HERE: http://kck.st/2XCJMDH

This is a Kickstarter to fund the production of Shi-Shi the Tiny Guardian figures in PVC mini figure format, 4" sofubi soft vinyl format and deluxe 6" solid resin format!

You are guaranteed to receive your pledge because the campaign is overfunded and I am personally managing the production of all these toys!

Don't sleep, campaign ends Friday! Click here to see all the sweet rewards!

 

 

 

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Draw Your Own Shi-Shi & Submit for Fun & Prizes!

Draw Your Own Shi-Shi & Submit for Fun & Prizes!

Bigshot Toys has announced a fun interactive online art event, inviting Shi-Shi fans and followers to submit their own drawings of Shi-Shi the Tiny Guardian!

Use the hashtag #drawshishi to add your drawing of Shi-Shi to the online show. Entries will be reposted to the Shi-Shi IG account!

Bigshot Toys, the company behind the Shi-Shi character and Kickstarter, will pick some winners to receive some of these fun Shi-Shi wall graphics:

More details to be posted to the Shi-Shi IG account soon.

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Shi-Shi Kickstarter Funded on First Day, Now Approaching 400% Funded

Shi-Shi Kickstarter Funded on First Day, Now Approaching 400% Funded

Production begins in August. You are GUARANTEED to receive your Shi-Shi toys!
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Bigshot Toys Launches Shi-Shi the Tiny Guardian on Kickstarter July 12
The 3D Hero's Custom Chibi Shi-Shi Sofubi figures drop at 1PM EST today

The 3D Hero's Custom Chibi Shi-Shi Sofubi figures drop at 1PM EST today

CLICK HERE at 1PM: http://ss1.us/a/AwIwvBnS

Our friend the 3D Hero snapped up some of the recently available Shi-Shi sofubi figures from Five Points to paint up for this custom series drop: 5 total figure, with 4 in the blue you see above, and one chase "Silver Fire" colorway, will go live at 1PM EST today at $125 each.

Shi-Shi is a new 4" sofubi figure by Bigshot Toys. The factory in Japan is tooled up, clearly, and a few colors of Shi-Shi have been run to build familiarity in advance of the big Kickstarter, which will launch soon! Go here to sign up for Shi-Shi updates or just follow her on IG: @tiny_guardian_shishi

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Bigshot Toys Introduces ShiShi the Tiny Guardian in Sofubi

Bigshot Toys Introduces ShiShi the Tiny Guardian in Sofubi

Bigshot Toys presents their newest original project: ShiShi the Tiny Guardian.
 
With inspiration drawn from the legendary and formidable guardian lion statues that are ubiquitous across China, Bigshot Toys Creative Director Klim Kozinevich pondered the backstory of the little baby cub traditionally depicted under the mother lion’s paw.
 
“Who is that cub?” Klim wondered, “that tiny guardian growing up under the watchful eye of her majestic parents?”
 
Klim and his team decided to explore that story, enchanted by the subtle nuances of the family dynamic of guardian lions. What is it like for her as she grows and matures, coming to terms with the powerful magic of her lineage? What happens as she explores her surroundings and learns about what it means to be a guardian and protector at the gates?
 
A two-year creative design and development process led Klim and his team at Bigshot Toys to some incredibly rich ideas. Now ShiShi is at the production stage, poised to spring to life in sofubi (a traditional soft vinyl figure produced in Japan).
 
Bigshot Toys is currently producing their first limited runs of 4-inch ShiShi figures in Japan using traditional handcrafted sofubi methods. The sofubi ShiShi figures will be accompanied by larger 6-inch resin statues, as well as blind boxed PVC mini figures. A tiny protector for every collector.
 
The first two editions of sobubi ShiShi figures will be available at Thailand Toy Expo in May 3-6 at the 1000toys booth in the Eden Zone. Collectors who cannot make it to Thailand will be able to obtain subsequent colorways through a Kickstarter launching in May. In June, a different color of sofubi ShiShi figures will be available at the Tenacious Toys booth at Five Points Festival in Brooklyn, NY.
 
To keep up with news about ShiShi, including the availability of various sofubi colorways and the launch of the Kickstarter, follow her on Instagram: @tiny_guardian_shishi
 
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About Bigshot Toys:
 
Bigshot Toys is the in-house, the original content shop of Bigshot Toyworks, an award-winning and well-respected toy design and development studio.
 
Bigshot Toyworks has operated for many years as a service provider to some of the biggest brands in the world, designing, developing and manufacturing goods for their clients.
 
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