ken tanaka: part 2

arigato to my friend ken tanaka for sending me this video.
a short clip of san diego comic-con, and i have a very short appearance in it along with my toy koibito.




arigato to my myspace friend, yanya for letting me know about this write up. wired magazine posted a little review "10 things you should have bought at comic-con" on their website recently, and my koibito got featured on it.

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Munky King x Vinyl Pulse - VinylKings

last thursday my favorite toy store munky king teamed up with vinyl pulse to host an awesome party " vinylking " @ Basic Bar + Urban Kitchen in san diego. 

i had an amazing time painting at the event.
i got little tipsy towards the end but i think i did ok....

thanks to all people that came by to see us paint.
and thanks to the other artists, Scott Bellcastro, Angry Woebots, Peekaboo Monster, Jason Han, 2H, and Jesse Hernandez for making the night an amazing experience.

photos from vinylpulse



i just got back from san diego comic-con.
a very overwhelming and exhausting weekend but at same time very satisfying experience.

thank you very much to everyone who came to my signing, and those who waited in a line to get koibito and other goodies.
also a big arigato to munky king and all their stuff for helping me throughout the weekend.

here are some of the pictures:

photos from vinylpulse.com
thanks jack:)

and last but not least, arigato to attaboy and annie from hi-fructose for having me sign at their booth.


custom koibito: kuro edition

i'm heading to san diego for comic-con tomorrow morning.
i can't help but be excited about the release of my koibito.

to make the occasion little more special, i customized five of my toys.
here are the pictures:

koibito: kuro edition





gocco prints

this whole week has been super busy.
I'm trying to get ready for san diego comic-con and i still have to work on few more things.......

i made some limited edition gocco prints to help promote my toy "koibito."
these are hand painted gocco prints. 6x6 on a masonite board, edition of 25 and they are all framed.
each print comes with the different back ground with various colors, textures, and stencils.

here are some samples:

hand painted gocco prints.
6 x 6, edition of 25.

for purchasing info please contact munky king.


koibito updates

many thanks to patrick from munky king for making this happen.

we are releasing our first color way of koibito at san diego comic-con next week.

here are the pictures and details:


produced by MUNKY KING

• Vinyl
• 7 inches tall
• only 150 produced

and here is my signing schedule for sdcc:

thursday - saturday 1pm @ munky king
saturday @ 4pm @ hi-fructose

i hope to see you there:)


crimes on canvas

thanks to the people at m-modern gallery:)
i'm taking a part in their group exhibition "crimes on canvas" in las vegas at hard rock hotel and casino.

here is my piece for the show:

"the will" 36 x 24, mixed media on wood, 2008


my yoka

arigato to subtext for inviting me to be part of "beasts of burden."
this show features over 30 artists and their customized yoka panda bear.

i had a great deal of difficulty painting my yoka....
but in the end i like my piece so much that it's hard to let it go.

here is the pictures:

and the show flyer: