Sasom Weekly: BE@RBRICK
Updates on the BE@RBRICK 2021 releases
Happy New Year, everyone! There's no better to start 2021 off than BE@RBRICK drops!
The upcoming release of BE@RBRICK Artist corner will feature the 60s English rock band, The Beatles, in BE@RBRICK The Beatles 'Anthology' 100%, 400%, and 1000%. If you are Beatlemania, you probably don't want to miss this drop! Another BE@RBRICK Artist theme is the famous series, BE@RBRICK Andy Warhol × JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT #1 100% + 400％, showcasing the combination of Jean-Michel Basquiat's pop art and Andy Warhol's iconic 80s artwork. Last but not least is the BE@RBRICK collaboration with SR_A, a fashion brand that some might not know of but definitely well-known in the fashion industry.
BE@RBRICK Maneki Neko
BE@RBRICK Maneki Neko is a BE@RBRICK series representing the Japanese belief of Maneki Neko or the Lucky Cat. The upcoming release of BE@RBRICK Maneki Neko features a special collaboration with BAPE, releasing 2 BE@RBRICKs: the Maneki Neko, and the traditional Japanese Daruma, both in 100%, 400%, and 1000%. Another BE@RBRICK Maneki Neko is the Tokyo Skytree special edition with 2 versions: Gold Metallic 1000% and Glow in the Dark 100% and 400%.
In the Fashion industry collaboration this week, we're looking at two BE@RBRICK collabs with Nike and Atmos. The BE@RBRICK Nike SB 2020 White, inspired by the Nike SB sneakers, comes in 3 different sizes: 100%, 400%, and 1000%. While BE@RBRICK atmos EMOJI will be available in 2 sizes: 100% and 400% packed with emoji design all over the BE@RBRICK figurine.
BE@RBRICK Karimoku x Haroshi is another highly anticipated collaboration between Medicom Toy, Karimoku, and Haroshi, a Japanese artist best known for his carefully-layered art pieces constructed from thin slices of painted skate decks. The figurine comes in a light wood material with multi-colored layering patterns. Apart from the collaboration, Medicom Toy and Karimoku will also release another BE@RBRICK Karimoku Crack Paint available in 1000%.
For the BE@RBRICK Cartoon characters, this week we have BE@RBRICK MARBLES, a character from Peanuts by Charles M.Schulz that is Snoopy's sibling and the smartest one in the family. If you're a fan of Peanuts, the BE@RBRICK Marbles is now available to pre-order on the Medicom Toy website! Another BE@RBRICK Cartoon character-inspired is the Betty Boop (TM) Black Ver. dressing in all-black costume available in 3 sizes: 100%, 400%, and 1000%. Apart from Peanuts and Betty Boop, there're multiple Japanese cartoon characters taken as inspiration for the upcoming BE@RBRICKs, including the Pupil from the Poupelle of Chimney Town and Arale and Dr. Slump, which is a Hong Kong-exclusive drop.
We are finishing off the BE@RBRICK releases list with superheroes-themed BE@RBRICKs! The BE@RBRICK Wonder Women has finally been made 400% sizing, wearing the Golden Armor taken from the film. Another one is the BE@RBRICK HOMELANDER 400% and 1000%, a fictional character in the TV series The Boys, an obvious villainous parody of Superman.