The fugliest toys you have seen while collecting.

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  1. animator

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    I agree with you that this toy didn't need to be made, and really has nothing original to it.

    But I think most of us jump to the hyped popular toys and say "it's a copy of this". In reality I think it copies any traditional kaiju arms and legs more than tkom. Also skulls, or specifically skull faces on a body are pretty common, and I'd rather point out the lack of originality that the body is a literal skull rather than a skull incorporated into a body. The heads don't bother me, kinda like them, but they are at least the 4th 2 headed toy done in this, long neck round head on top, style. I'd argue more that it's an uninteresting toy more than a direct imitation of a few existing toys.
     
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    I don’t get the hype on this one. Very crude and rudimentary sculpt. Not to mention there are 100 cat toys out there. Seems kind of similar to Grumbles Tubby Tough, but there seems to be little interest in that toy, while this has caught fire.
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    I love the header!
     
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    I must admit I really dig this toy. The sculpt is totally rudimentary and incredibly cute in hand. It reminds me of my dopey ass cat. It's just fun and it's pretty cheap and all my non-toy friends/family love it when they see it.

    I don't understand the enormous hype though. I have seen the usual suspects win the lotteries(retail is like 70ish bucks)then flip the cats for many hundreds of dollars secretly after taking enough pics to post occasionally for months so they look like they still have them while entering more lotteries. The toy maker really goes out of her way to expose and ban the flippers though. Her next move is putting the IG names of the buyers on the headers to catch more flippers but we've seen that fail before. When a toy sells for 5 or 10 times it's original price trying to stop flippers isn't possible. You can slow them down but that's about it.

    It's cute and fun and cheap(comparatively)and the hype hasn't raised the retail price yet. So I get why I like it but I'm confused why all the crazy hype toy collectors have flocked to it.
     
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    I kinda get the hype I guess, it has funny proportions, more like a cartoon character than anything. Also that tiny face on a big round head looks so dumb and cute at the same time. It looks pretty different from other cat sofubi on the market.
    I don’t see much similarity between this and Grumble’s Chubby Tough, Chubby is beaten to death by fur texture, this guy is nice and smooth. Chubby’s head is so pointy on the sides, its paws are just stubs, and frankly (don’t kill me) looks like a child made it. Maybe that’s the charm of it, I don’t know, but I’ve never been able to “get” Grumbletoy. I loved their little cats in coats, but Chubby Tough is a no from me.
     
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    It does have that childlike charm that some of my favorite Grody Shogun toys have.

    This thing just frustrates me.

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    The copy/paste of all the digital skulls looks weird. The complete lack of forethought with the arm and waist and head joints is just silly. How can you expect to move any of the parts without ruining the paint? The stance and how far out the arms go make it take up so much more space on a shelf than it ever should.

    I am hesitant to post toys here generally but this is the same maker who posted a very rare early painted grody shogun toy in all it's glory as a preview to how cool it will look after they paint over it. Grody himself posted asking them to please not do it and offered a blank to avoid having it painted. He didn't get a reply and a couple weeks later they posted what appeared to be the same painted grody toy with more paint on top of it and sold it in their shop.



     
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    @Waterbear The interesting thing I see about that maker’s profile is I have no idea what any of his toys are made of. The hashtags are all over with references to resin and vinyl and 3D printing and other shit. And I can’t even tell from photos what they’re made of, either, though the smoothness and sharp points make me lean towards some kind of brittle plastic. But it’s sooooooo statued and offers practically no playability or posing.
     
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    All the hashtags say "sofubi" but the head on that thing actually turns so I would guess it is Chinese production because they can put small round plugs on huge non-round pieces unlike actual Japanese production which needs the joints to somewhat match the parts they are attached to.
     
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    Yep, fat chance. The general consensus nowadays is - if the toy is painted as a 'custom' - it is instantly worth more money regardless who painted it. Its like production runs are considered 'ordinary' or something. Its always the custom painted toys that get the most praise ... (at least on social media, anyway.)
     
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    Creaturemaker hits the pet peeve I have on 3d printing with the copy and pasted assets everywhere. I have no idea whats going on with that Exhume figure, its all over the place and is a great example of how not to make a 3d printed figure imo. Too busy and went crazy with just pasting skulls everywhere. With that being said Ive seen quite a few people buy it so all power to em, but its just not for me.
     
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    quite a few people, with no fuckin taste. Although, as long as they keep buying that type of shite, it should leave more of the good stuff for other people.
     
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    Thats very true. I aint buying it but I still gotta look at it on occasion so I'm gonna complain about it.
     
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    toys like that "exhume" bug me because its obviously made by someone who doesnt collect this type of toy. or else they would factor in size/display/posing etc just how we sometimes do in our heads when purchasing a new figure


    it also looks like the most soulless f*cking thing (besides the m*cha-creetch or whatever) that i have seen in a minute!

    oh and dont worry him and his buddy secretly worked on a secret zombie gorilla toy with shackles, havent seen that recently...
     
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    also he blocked me and i never even called his ugly toy ugly so my butt... it is hurt
     
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    Im so sorry that happened. I will send you DM's of his posts to update you on the hell gorilla zombie as well as his turntable tarantula sculpt for swarmm.
     
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    Thanks @Waterbear for bringing that fugly toy to my attention.
    He is definitely better with colors than board favorite swarmm dude but then makes it up by having his parts not fitting in a very upsetting way. Putting a nekomata head on this body is something... just a little head lost on that big body.
    I am enjoying his collab effort to give us a poor man King Korpse too. Just what the world needed!
     
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    he said lets make a shitty TMNT villain kaijoo but... make it 8.5" tall. the limbs? they dont have to match the torso. the head? i really like bootleg kaiju. oh yeah LOTTERIES
     
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    This same guy painted some modern toys gameras for some collection and they look like hot garbage. I was super bummed since those are super hard to come by. I guess whoever wanted to pay for that crap paint is in their right, but pick toys nobody cares about.

    Paint app looked like the ecce homo of kaiju paints.
     
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    Looks like a five year old was let loose on this one with a box of metallic sharpies. I'd suggest child locks on the toy cabinet.

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    ^^ Also, I predict it will sell fast on Facebook, or the owner is delighted (if its a commission).
     
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    I think it's fine. Maybe to much magenta but its not as eye bleeding as some of the other stuff i've seen on this thread.
     
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    I am so sick of uninspired rainbow vomit toys.
    I’m also sick of people making “kaijoos” like that Exhume thing. It feels like Spectrum Labs and Cojica Toys are the only two making toys reminiscent/inspired by classic kaiju, or that actually feel like they’d be stomping on the city. Exhume feels like it would be 8ft tall or something, definitely not kaiju size.
     
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    No reason to dance when you look like that. I wonder what version it was.
     
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