Asahi Kōgei

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    Does anyone have any information on the toys from maker “Asahi Kōgei” or maybe it’s Asahi Kogai? I came across them in a mandarake search. I think they might have a connection to Sunguts somehow? It’s mainly a line of 2 piece molded characters and many seem to share the same bodies with some Sunguts characters. And then there is a few larger figures also apparently. Animal characters with larger anthropomorphic bodies.

    Anyone have additional info on them?
     
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    So they are more of a manufacturer one can contract than a person/company doing their own toys? Hmm. That still leaves the toys as a bit of a mystery. I picked up one of the larger animal figures, and I’m just trying to get some background info on it...
     
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    Incidentally, this is the particular toy I purchased. My wife texted to let me know it arrived in the mail today:

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    A lot of his vinyl gets mixed up and mislabeled as Sunguts because they reuse/share a lot of the parts. Also, they are usually sharing a table or right next to eachother at Wonderfests.
    This is their Instagram handle. I suppose it recently changed from @asahikougei to @three_wax, because now they help produce vinyl for you? I'm not sure now.
     
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    Thanks for the info! I appreciate it. That is super helpful!
     
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    Oh that's why I couldn't find their insta handle anymore...
     

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