KONATSU x MAX TOY COMPANY "KAIJU NEGORA" DATABASEDatabase Table of Contents
Mini Kaiju Negora
Micro Kaiju Negora
Mini Kaiju Negora Ver 2
Konatsu-san is a Japanese female artist who is the one behind the designs and creation of Kaiju Negora with the help of Mark Nagata and Yo Miyamoto of Max Toy Company. Kaiju Negora is sculpted by Yoshihiko Makino-san of TTToys.
Konatsu official website: http://tunacan.catfood.jp/
Max Toy Company official online store: http://maxtoyco.com
Picture of the artist Konatsu-san painting.
1st release. Max Toy Company club member exclusive only! Released in a special packaging of a cat nip bag. Original release late August 2011. This figure was again re-release without the cat nip bag packaging on November 10, 2012 for Design Fest 36 in Japan for the price of 2,200 yen.
*The first release had special packaging which was a type of cloth bag to resemble a small bag of cat nip.
2nd release. Hyper Hobby exclusive. September 1, 2011 release. Cost 2700 yen + 1000 yen S&H.
3rd release. Toy Karma 3 gallery show exclusive held at the Rotofugi Gallery. Cost $50. September 10, 2011 release.
4th release. Was made available first to Max Toy Company club members with planned sales to the general public. MTC club members had purchased all that was in stock. One-Up store in Japan also received a limited amount to sell. Cost $40 + S&H. Offer for sale to MTC club members on October 18, 2011.
*2013 4th release re-issues. These reissues are exact paint job as when they were first release. MTC Japan re-issue on March 24, 2013 for 3,400 yen. Also MTC USA re-issued to MTC club members in April 2013 for $45 + S&H.
5th release. Exclusive to the new One-Up store located on the third floor of the Akiba Culture Zone plaza. It was made available on October 28, 2011 for the grand opening of the Akiba Culture Zone plaza. Cost 3,300 yen. Sold out 2nd day.
6th release. One-Up exclusive. Blank white vinyl. Cost 2,500 yen. Made available December 1, 2011.
7th release. 2 version. Medicom Project 1/6 exclusives. Cost 2,700 yen. Released December 10, 2011.
8th release. U.S. sales Max Toy Company offered to club members first on January 29, 2012 before general public sales on January 31, 2012. Max Toy Company Price $40 + 7 S&H. Japan sales from One-Up Akiba Culture Zone shop and online shop on February 3, 2012 for 3,200 yen. Acutal shipping release early February 2012.
9th release. Wonder Festival Japan exclusive. Cost 2,700 yen. Released February 12, 2012. Additional sales made in the US from Max Toy Company after WF.
10th release. Labeled as "siamese color version kaiju Negora." Sold first in Japan from One-Up stores and online on February 28, 2012 for 3,200 yen. USA sales from Max Toy Company offer first to their club members on February 29. General public sales on March 2, 2012 directly from MTC online shop for $40 + S&H.
11th release. Doki Doki Osaka Sofubi Expo show exclusive. Released March 20, 2012.
12th Release. A free giveaway to random guest for the KONATSUNAGATA art show - A two person art show featuring artists Konatsu and Mark Nagata. Held from March 31 - April 1, 2012 at the Harajuku Design Festa Gallery at East 202 Tokyo, Japan. Only 3 gold were made to be given away.
13th release. Tokyo's Tokyo store exclusive located at the Tokyo Plaza in Harajuku. Cost 3,200 yen. April 18, 2012 release.
14th release. Design Festa 35 exclusive. Cost 2,700 yen. May 12 & 13, 2012 release. Max Toy Company also offered a pre-order sales on this Design Festa 35 exclusive directly from them for $40 + $5 S&H. Offers went first to club members on May 9, 2012 and the remaining items not bought by club members were put up on their online shop on May 11, 2012 to the general public (only 4 were available to general public per Mark). And One-Up also offered online sales for 3,200 yen on May 13, 2012.
Max Toy Company booth had sold out of all their planned Negora releases on the first day (May 12, 2012) of Design Festa 35. On the second day (May 13) of the show Yo Miyamoto had brought in some GID Kaiju Negora with Big Fish for sale. I'm guessing these may have been unplanned sales since they sold out first day of all the Negoras.
15th releases. Sofubi Michi presents Tokuma EC Hyper Hobby online shop exclusives. Online sales began May 26, 2012 (sold out first day). Two different sets were offered as exclusives.
Kaiju Negora w/Big Fish and Micro Nekoron w/Mew Ship Set. Price 4,300 yen + 1,000 yen S&H.
Kaiju Negora w/Big Fish and Micro Negora w/Tokyo Sky Tree Tower Set. Price 3,750 yen + 1,000 yen S&H.
16th release. SDCC exclusive sold at Rotofugi booth. Price $50. SDCC held from July 12 to 15, 2012.
17th release. Wonder Festival Japan exclusive. Price 2,700 yen. July 29, 2012 release.
18th release. Akiba Daisuki Festival exclusive set. Painted simular to the 13th release, but has multi-color eyes for this version. Set included mini Kaiju Negora with Big Fish and a micro Negora. Festival held from August 18th & 19th at Tokyo's Tokyo Plaza with sales at One-Up booth. Price 4,000 yen. August 18, 2012 release.
19th release. FOE Gallery exclusive to the new store located at the grand opening of 114 Main Street, MA. In store price $45 on September 14, 2012. Additional online sales if any are left over on September 16, 2012 submitted by email to FOE will be $45 + $7 S&H.
20th release. One-Up exclusive. Online shop preorder sales only for the of price 2,700 yen + S&H from September 27 to 29, 2012. Limited to 3 sets per customer order. These unpainted flesh vinyl sales are being offer to custom for submissions to Negora Art Exhibition held from January 28, 2013 to February 9, 2013 at the One Up Akiba Zone Shop. Winners of this event will win prizes. Expected shipping released October 2012.
21st release. Halloween Kaiju Negora with candy colored Big Fish. This is the very first flock release for sale. Max Toy Company club members were offer first shot to purchase this release for price of $50 with free shipping in the USA or $5 for international shipping on October 21, 2012. Club members were limited to ordering a max of 2 pieces. Then on October 24, 2012 a small amount was offer for open sale on Max Toy Company online webstore for $50 + S&H (U.S. or International). Open sales were limited to only 1 order per customer. Shipping of these items started on October 26, 2012 per Mark Nagata on Max Brain blog.
The above candy corn colored Big Fish was made available first. The Halloween Kaiju Negora was sold again as the 23rd release at Design Festa 36 but with a different Big Fish color.
22nd release. One-Up Akiba Culture Zone store 1 year anniversary exclusive. In store sales with raffle tickets given out for lottery. There was a total of 10 pieces for sale instore. Then on the same day at 9 pm online shop sales (sold out in a few minutes). Price 3,200 yen. Released October 28, 2012.
23rd releases. 4 Kaiju Negora's released as Design Fest 36 exclusives. Price 3,700 yen each for the flocked versions. Starndard paint version price 2,700 yen. And clear yellow vinyl price 2,200 yen. All released on November 10, 2012.
*This Design Festa 36 exclusive was labeled as Negora Otosan (Dad) on Max Toy Company Japan blog. There was also a micro flocked version of the same colorway released at the show labeled as "micro Negora son that was sold individually. Limited to 40 pieces. Only 20 was made available at the show and the other 20 as mail order directly from MTC Japan after the show. Per Yo Miyamoto of MTC Japan this was actually the first flocked to be produced but not for sale until Design Festa (the Halloween version from Max Toy Company USA in October was the first sales).
*This Halloween Kaiju Negora Design Festa 36 exclusive was originally released by Max Toy Company USA as the 21st release in October 2012. But this release has a new colored Big Fish labeled as Big Fish Hone Hone (skeleton/bone) color pattern (The original Halloween Big Fish release was candy corn colored pattern). Limited to 20. Only 10 was made available at the show and the other 10 as mail order directly from MTC Japan after the show.
*This Design Fest 36 exclusive unlike the other 2 is not flocked. Production run unknown. Price 2,700 yen.
* This figure is actually a re-release of the very 1st release. The very first issue was to Max Toy Company club members only which came in a special cat nip bag packaging back in August 2011. This re-release does not come in with the cat nip packaging. Price for this reissue was 2,200 yen.
*One-Up also offered the full Negora Design Fest 36 releases on their online shop on November 12, 2012 for the price of 26,800 yen.
24th release. Angel Abby exclusive. Limited edition all handpainted by Mark Nagata. Price $50 + $10 S&H USA. December 1, 2012 online sales.
25th release. Official label by Yo Miyamoto MTC Japan as "Candy Snow Negora." And Official Label by Mark Nagata for MTC USA as "Holiday Flocked Negora." Offer first as Japan sales only directly from Max Toy Company Japan for 3,000 yen (price includes shipping). Email submissions on December 15, 2012. And then offer to Max Toy Company club members on December 16, 2012 for price $50 (shipping included). Additional open sales to general public on December 19 also $50 plus cost of shipping.
*Comes with a Christmas scarf.
26th release. Flabslab (Singapore Shop) exclusive. Limited edition of 30 on clear yellow vinyl. Sales open to Singapore and International buyers by email only. December 28, 2012 sales.
27th release. Exclusives for the One-Up Akiba "Custom Kaiju Negora Show By Fans" featuring Mark Nagata and Todd Robertson. Exhibition held from January 20 to 27, 2013. Limited edition of 30. Release late January 2013.
28th release. Officially labeled as Negora Valentine Choco version. Wonder Festival exclusive. Price 2,700 yen. Released February 27, 2013.
29th release. The Hang Gang exclusive released at ToyCon London UK show. Price £40. April 6, 2013 release.
30th release. Direct sales from Max Toy Company USA. Mini kaiju Negora w/Big Fish sales first offered to Max Toy Club Members. Price $45. Released online sales April 10, 2013. Also offer to MTC Japan as a set with a micro Negora for price 3,800 yen on April 24, 2013.
31st release. Open pre-order made to production sales directly from Max Toy Company USA started April 1, 2013 for price of $45 + S&H for only the mini kaiju Negora w/Big Fish. MTC Japan sales began as a set for the mini kaiju Negora w/Big Fish and micro Negora as a set on April 24, 2013 for 3,500 yen. May 2013 release. MICRO NEGORA DATABASE
1st Releases. 2 standard colored Micro Negora for the Konatsu/Mark Nagato exhibition. KONATSUNAGATA art show - A two person art show featuring artists Konatsu and Mark Nagata. Held from March 31 - April 1, 2012 at the Harajuku Design Festa Gallery at East 202 Tokyo, Japan. Cost 900 yen. Also as part of the 1st Releases. The gold Micro Negora was a free giveaway to random guest who attended the show. Only 3 gold micro were made to be given away.
(*The gold mini Kaiju Negora (right) next to the micro was also a free giveaway and is the 12th release of that figure.)
2nd release. Tokyo's Tokyo store exclusive located at the Tokyo Plaza in Harajuku. Price 900 yen. April 18, 2012 release.
3rd release. The unpainted white and flesh tone Micro Negora were sold for the "Cutting Edge Indie Sofubi Toy Culture" event held at the temporary Wonder Festival Cafe setup by Kaiyodo in the Akiba Culture Zone Plaza. Price for the Micro Negora was 500 yen each. Also Mecha Nekoron (700 yen) & Mew Ship (500 yen) debut at this event. May 6, 2012 release.
4th releases. Design Festa 35 Japan exclusives. Price 700 yen each. May 12 & 13, 2012 release.
5th release. 1st full painted USA release directly from Max Toy Company online shop offered on May 23, 2012. Price $20 + S&H. Late May release.
The 5th release should not be confused with the 2nd release as they are painted very simular. The eyes on the 5th release are painted more narrow. The comparison of the 2 releases. The left is the 5th release and right is the 2nd release.
6th release. This Micro Negora w/Tokyo Sky Tree Tower release was only made available as part of a set with the 15th release of Mini Kaiju Negora sold on May 26, 2012 thru Tokuma EC Hyper Hobby online shop for the price of 3,750 yen + 1,000 S&H. Sold out first day.
7th release. Medicom Project 1/6 exclusives. Comes with a Tokyo Sky Tree accessory. Price 1,000 yen each. July 7, 2012 release.
8th release. SDCC exclusive sold at Rotofugi booth. Mark Nagata also offer sales directly to Max Toy Club Members prior to SDCC on July 5, 2012 for the price of $22 + S&H. SDCC price is a little more than MTC price. San Diego Comic Con held from July 12th to the 15th, 2012. This release was also made available for Japan Wonder Festival on July 29, 2012 for 700 yen.
9th releases. One-Up online and in-store exclusives. 3 color choices. Price 900 yen each. Released July 22, 2012. All sold out same day. The yellow micro Negora (left in the picture) is painted to look like the 11th mini Negora exclusive release from Doki Doki Osaka Sofubi toy show. The micro Siamese version (In the middle of the picture) was painted to look like the mini sized 10th release Negora. And the right is basically a reissue of the prior micro colored release.
10th release. Micro Negora w/Tokyo Sky Tree Tower. Wonder Festival exclusive. Price 1,800 yen. Released July 29, 2012.
11th release of the Micro Negora. Akiba Daisuki Festival exclusive set. Set included the 18th release of the standard mini Kaiju Negora with Big Fish. Festival held from August 18th & 19th at Tokyo's Tokyo Plaza with sales at One-Up booth. Price 4,000 yen. August 18, 2012 release.
12th release of the Micro Negora. Akiba Daisuki Festival Jankenpo Lottery exclusive. Limited edition of 30. Per One-Up the color choice for this micro was chosen to represent a prior standard mini Kaiju Negora exclusive release from Rotofugi. Festival held from August 18th & 19th at Tokyo's Tokyo Plaza with sales at One-Up booth. This exclusive was not made available until the 2nd day of the festival on August 19, 2012. Jankenpo (rock, paper, scissors) game with a sales staff member at One-Up booth was held in order to win this exclusive. A total of 3 were left over from the festival. Sales of the remaining 3 were put up as a lottery email sales directly from One-Up online blog on August 21, 2012.
13th release. This was a free omake given away for the 3rd release of the King Negora. This micro was an added bonus from Mark Nagata because of the delays for the King Negora release. Late August release.
14th release. One-Up exclusive. Sold on September 1, 2012 at the One-Up Akiba store and on September 3, 2012 at the One-Up Nakano store. Price 500 yen each. Random unpainted colored vinyl given in a gatcha machine. Also there was secret painted color version.
*Micro Negora Salmon Pink Painted Color Version. Secret colored version that was part of the unpainted gatcha releases.
*Also 3 color sets of yellow, red, blue, purple, and green made available to Max Toy Company club members for $60 + S&H on September 11, 2012. And individual sales of red, blue, purple, or green for $12 each + S&H.
15th releases. Goranger Set and RS Version. Super Festival 60 exclusives. Set and RS are sold individually. Goranger set price 3,500 yen and RS version price 700 yen. October 7, 2012 release at Super Festival first. On October 8, 2012 Max Toy Company Japan accepted direct mail order for limited supply Japan sales only as a first come first serve.
*Goranger Squadron Set
*Goranger Set was packed in a box and the RS version was packed in a bag with header.
16th release. Micro Negora Part 2 Gatcha sales. The micro Negora are basically a reissue of the unpainted sales from the 14th Gatcha machines with added color of unpainted brown. Also for the first time including the micro Nekoron as part of the gatcha sales. Total of 7 unpainted color way for the micro Negora and 6 unpainted color way for the Nekoron. There are also secret versions. Sold as random unpainted colors with secrets thru a gatcha machine at One-Up for the price of 500 yen each. Released October 25, 2012.
*sample of 2 of the unpainted that you may get from the gatcha machine.
*Micro Negora painted secret Gatcha Part 2 "Siamese" version with yellow eyes.
*Nekoron painted secret Gatcha Part 2. Silver with pink eyes.
*Nekoron clear vinyl with glitter secret Gatcha Part 2.
17th release. Design Festa 36 held from November 10 & 11, 2012. This is the first flocked MICRO version. Limited edition of 60. Only 30 was made available for the show and 30 directly to One Up online store sales after the show on November 12. Price 1,800 yen. Original release November 10, 2012.
18th release. One-Up exclusives. 2 clear versions with glitter release exclusively on One-Up online shop on November 6, 2012. Price 800 yen each + S&H.
19th release. Max Toy Company Japan exclusive set hand painted by Matt Walker of Dead Presidents. Japan sales only as first come first serve submissions on November 24, 2012 at 9 pm. Price 4,500 yen (price including shipping in Japan only). Late November release.
20th release. Hand painted by Mark Nagata Max. Toy Company direct sales first to club members on November 29, 2012 with a few available for online sales. Price $40 with free shipping to Max Toy club members or additional shipping to the online sales.
21st release. NFS gift for show participants for the One-Up Akiba "Custom Kaiju Negora Show By Fans" Also featuring Mark Nagata and Todd Robertson. Exhibition held from January 20 to 27, 2013. Given to participants in early February 2013.
22nd release. Hang Gang exclusive sold at the London UK ToyCon show on April 6, 2013 release. KING NEGORA DATABASE
King Negora preview sculpted by Yoshihiko Makino of TTToy.
Oh (Big) Nezumi (Rat) figure which comes with the King Negora.
1st release. Clear blue vinyl. Debut of King Negora without Oh Nezumi (Big Rat) at the KONATSUNAGATA art show held Design Festa Gallery located at East 202 Harajuka in Tokyo Japan. Original edition of only 10 on clear blue vinyl were to be released on March 31, 2012 for the event for Price 7,000 yen. Demand were strong at the event that Mark Nagata ended up selling additional reserve stock that were originally intended for USA sales for the show. Only 2 were made left for USA sales. The remaining 2 were offer as lottery sales for $100 + $5 S&H. Lottery submissions were from April 4th until 6th 2012.
2nd releases. 2 versions labeled as "Kaiju King" and "Noroi" released for the Design Festa 35 Japan show exclusives held from May 12 & 13, 2012 at the Tokyo Big site. Price 9,000 yen each.
Kaiju King version.
Noroi version. Noroi is Japanese for "curse."
3rd release. This is an open pre-order from Max Toy Company from May 11 to 20, 2012. Comes with O Nezumi (Big Rat). Price $125 + S&H. Also One-Up Japan offered pre-order sales from May 15 to 24, 2012 for price of 9,000 yen + S&H. Originally was planned for a Late June 2012 release. Delays caused it to be released in mid-August 2012. Because of the delays Mark Nagata decided to give a omake (bonus) away of a unpainted micro Negora with the release.
Omake given for the 3rd release.
4th releases. 2 different sets released as exclusive from Medicom Project 1/6. Each set comes with O Nezumi (Big Rat) and a Micro Negora. Price 9,900 yen each set. Release June 9, 2012.
5th release. San Diego Comic Con exclusive held from July 12th to the 15th, 2012. Mark Nagata offer sales first prior to SDCC on July 5, 2012 to Max Toy Club members first for price of $125 + S&H and then offer general sales to public thru Max Toy Company online shop on July 7, 2012 also for $125 + S&H with item already in stock and ready to ship. SDCC sales held at Rotofugi booth for price increase of $155. Also made available for the July 29, 2012 Wonder Festival for 9,000 yen.
6th release. Wonder Festival exclusive. Price 9,000 yen. Released July 29, 2012. Also Max Toy Company Japan accepted mail orders by email for those that are unable to unattend Wonder Festival only for one day on July 29, 2012.
7th releases. Limited exclusives painted by Matt Walker for STGCC (Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention) held from September 1-2, 2012.
8th release. Hyper Hobby exclusive. Pre-orders from September 3 to October 10, 2012. Price 10,000 yen + 1,000 yen S&H. Release late November 2012.
9th release. Medicom exclusive labeled as Space King Negora. Price 9,450 yen. Release October 7, 2012.
10th release. One-Up Akiba Culture Zone store 1 year anniversary exclusive. In store sales with raffle tickets given out for lottery. This was suppose to be released on October 28, 2012 with the 22nd release of the Kaiju Negora. Unfortunately products have not arrived in time for the date of planned release and was released on a later date. This was made available as a lottery with email submission on November 5, 2012 directly to One-Up. Winning notifications went out November 6. In store pick up for winners was made available on November 6th. Production run was made to 11 as a pun to represent the month it was released.
This Nezumi was part of the above sales.
11th release. Design Fest 36 exclusives. These 3 King Negora were all limited numbers available and released on November 10, 2012.
*Labeled as King Negora Hell on the Max Toy Company Japan blog. Price 9,000 yen. Also a limited amount were made for sale directly from One-Up online shop for the same price and Max Toy Company online shop for $125 + S&H on November 12, 2012
*Labeled as Siamese King Negora. Price 9,000 yen. Also a limited amount were made for sale directly from One-Up online shop for the same price and Max Toy Company online shop for $125 + S&H on November 12, 2012
*This was a collaboration effort with Click Crack. Price 18,000 yen. No after sales as this sold out at the show.
12th release. One-Up exclusive. Pre-orders began December 4, 2012. International sales accepted. Price 9,000 yen + S&H. January 2013 release.
13th release. 2 exclusives for the second Doki Doki Osaka Sofubi Expo. Tora and Hell King Negora. Price 9,000 yen each. Release December 16, 2012.
*Tora (Tiger) King Negora.
*Hell King Negora (Painted close the 11th release Hell King Negora for Design Fest 36 with slight differences. This release is more limited than the Tora King Negora being released)