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Safe At Home: Toy Association’s Play Safe & S.T.E.M. Resources

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The Toy Association’s PlaySafe website has a new look and lots of valuable information.

Time Flies, even without a Tardis…
It’s hard to believe we’re already kicking off our gifting season coverage thanks to The Toy Insider’s Holiday of Play event yesterday and the Toys, Tots, Pets and More (TTPM) next week. Of course we’re really excited to share what’s in store for you and your children and we’ll be reporting on what we found most interesting, but before the deluge of eye dazzling dollies begins we’d like to alert you to some valuable resources available from The Toy Association, Inc.
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Bish – Bash – Ash: Kotobukiya Adds Evil Dead 2 to Anime Styled Statue Series

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Kotobukiya’s newest bishoujo style horror statue, “Evil Dead 2’s” Ash Williams. (Photo Courtesy of Kotbukiya)

We’ve been following the evolution of Kotobukiya’s Bishoujo (“beautiful girl”) statues for several years now. The series applies the playful sexiness and wide-eyed naivety of anime and manga art to popular film, comic book, and video game characters. We’ve seen DC, Marvel, Star Wars, Kill Bill, Tekken and Streetfighter figures all translated into the popular Japanese visual idiom.

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Towers of Power: John Cena & Playmates Toys Boost Nickelodeon’s Newest TMNT Series

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WWE Superstar John Cena returns to host the 2018 Kid’s Choice Awards on Nickelodeon.


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Motions Eleven: McFarlane Toys Stranger Things Action Figures

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Le’go my Eggo! Careful… Eleven is in a hangry mood.

All images thanks to McFarlane Toys.

The 115th North American International Toy Fair opens in about an hour, but we thought we’d give you a sneak peek at just some of the specialties that await. These goodies courtesy of the fine folks at McFarlane Toys.

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Space Truckin’: HEXBUG nano Explores the Galaxy

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HEXBUG nano Space adds an intergallactic factor to the popular miniature robotics product line.


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