tokidoki Announces New Distributor for Japan

tokidokitokidoki, the pop culture brand meaning “sometimes” in Japanese, has added a new distributor to its global network: Groove Inc. The Tokyo-based distributor is also the manufacturer and worldwide distributor for Pullip dolls, including Luna, the limited-edition tokidoki x Pullip doll released earlier this year.

To celebrate the partnership, Groove Inc. hosted an exhibit at Logo’s Gallery located in the PARCO shopping mall in Shibuya, Japan.  The entire tokidoki toy collection was on display and featured several paintings by co-founder and creative director Simone Legno.

Tokidoki and Sanrio Collaborate on Holiday Collection

sanriotokidoki has partnered with Sanrio, the global lifestyle brand best known for the pop icon Hello Kitty, on a limited edition tokidoki x Sanrio Characters holiday collection.

The new collection features bright and colorful co-branded products with favorite tokidoki and Sanrio characters, including Adios, Ciao Ciao, Stellina, Hello Kitty, Keroppi, Badtz-Maru, and more. The broad product assortment consists of charms, ornaments, women’s tees, bags, smartphone, tablet, and computer cases, plush, toys, and luggage.

The tokidoki x Sanrio Characters holiday collection is available at the tokidoki flagship store in Los Angeles, Calif., as well as Sanrio boutiques across the country, and www.tokidoki.it and www.sanrio.com.

tokidoki Releases New Character Plush

tokiplushtokidoki, the pop culture brand meaning “sometimes” in Japanese, is thrilled to introduce new characters to its line of plush. Donutina and Donutino come to life as huggable plush, and Adios is a snuggable pillow.

Following the success of the Donutella & Her Sweet Friends mini plush, tokidoki adds the 9-inch Donutina and 8-inch Donutino to its plush line. Both plush toys are available online and in stores this month.

After 500 years of living in fire and brimstone Adios and his beloved star icon is now a 22-inch pillow for his fans everywhere to love. The Adios Star pillow will be available online and in stores in June.

tokidoki Releases New Editions to Punk Star Collection

tokidoki introduces the latest additions to its character product line, Punkstar, a band of neighborhood kids who get together to restore an abandoned karaoke machine factory into the ultimate hangout. At the Punkstar den, there are four floors and space to practice everyone’s passions—from music and art to skating.

Punkstar Frenzies will hit retail next month. There are 20 1.5-inch dolls in total. Rudy Vinyl, standing at three inches tall, and Maxx Plush, standing at nine inches tall, will join the line up later. All tokidoki characters are available at retailers nationwide, tokidoki retail stores, and tokidoki.it.

This post was originally written by Ali Mierzejewski and published by ToyBook.com. For more news, visit www.toybook.com, follow The Toy Book on Twitter, and like The Toy Book on Facebook. The Toy Book is a bimonthly trade magazine covering the toy industry, published by Adventure Publishing Group.

tokidoki Launches New, Exclusive Cactus Rockers

tokidoki revealed its latest star in the Cactus Friends family: Cactus Rocker. Groupies everywhere will flock to acquire the latest character in the collection. Cactus Rocker Red will be available nationwide; however, Cactus Rocker Blue will only be available at tokidoki retail stores, tokidoki.it, and tokidoki special events. Both Cactus Rockers are 6 inches in height, with a suggested retail price of $24.95 for Cactus Rocker Red, and $39.95 for the Cactus Rocker Blue.

Get ready to rock, Cactus style!

This post was originally written by Ali Mierzejewski and published by ToyBook.com. For more news, visit www.toybook.com, follow The Toy Book on Twitter, and like The Toy Book on Facebook. The Toy Book is a bimonthly trade magazine covering the toy industry, published by Adventure Publishing Group.