As you know, I've been working on designing and making my own line of 60cm tall dolls called Smart Doll. What I didn't reveal is that the code name for the project i... (more)
Well I didn't expect the anime licensing of Smart Doll that I mentioned in the 4 Years From Now post to happen so soon! But there is a need to be fast at these thing... (more)
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) - the worlds largest exhibition for the mobile industry held in Barcelona where manufacturers, carriers, tech providers, content pro... (more)
I'm a bit early but wanted to wish you a Happy Chinese New Year to all those who celebrate!
While the Lunar Calendar is observed in Korea, it is not so in Japan and... (more)
One of the world's largest doll events Dolpa took place last month at Tokyo Big Sight but was different from previous Dolpa - this time Volks celebrated their 40th a... (more)
If you have been keeping up with my current life project Mirai Suenaga Smart Doll then you will know that 3D printing has played a vital part of the production proce... (more)
Mentioned it back in August but Volks is about to close their pre-orders for the Hatsune Miku Dollfie on the 1st of December. If she tickles your fancy then prob bes... (more)
Held for the first time in Tokyo last year, Dollism Plus Tokyo is back on a much bigger scale.
For those who are not beknowist, Dollism Plus focuses on Kaigai BJD's... (more)
Completely forgot to post the remainder of the Wonfes photos which covers all the dolls related stuff at booths which include Azone, Obitsu, Cherry Milk, Tokyo Libid... (more)
Continuing from the first half of the Doll Show report - today we take a lookie at the dealer booth area which is as usual packed with clothes, wigs, eyes, accessori... (more)
I'm a wee bit late getting this up but better late than never I guess - coverage of Doll Show 38 which took place recently at the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade... (more)
Following on from the Dealers Booth area - here are photos from the Doll Display area at I Doll that took place last weekend in Tokyo.
Its that time of the year again - I Doll 38 took place yesterday at the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade center (Taitou Building) and as usual it was filled with a... (more)
I'm most excited to be able to give you an update on the latest and greatest on my new product Smart Doll modeled after my mascot character Mirai Suenaga.
Looks like... (more)
Had the pleasure of being invited by the Managing Director of Volks (pictured here to my right) to Kyoto a while ago but only just managed to make the trip this week ... (more)
A month ago, I wrote an article on how to mass produce your own products. The post was rather popular and was picked up on many sites and social networks around the w... (more)
Continuing on from part 1 the other day, today we take a look at the dealer tables at the doll event Dollpa that took place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo last weekend. ... (more)
The huge doll event hosted by Volks called "Dollpa" (Also known as Dolls Party) took place in Tokyo last weekend where a load of parents got together to adopt new dau... (more)
Back in February, I showed you how I used 3D technology to make my own doll of Mirai Suenaga. But then I thought to myself how it would be a great opportunity to lear... (more)
You into dolls? You be visiting Tokyo soon? Then you is being in need to visit the Doll Store in Akihabara called DOLK. DOLK have everything ranging from wigs, eyes, ... (more)