Saturday, July 15, 2017

Disney Princess Bust Statue Collection by Takara Tomy

A series of five Disney Princess statues were released in Japan by Takara Tomy Arts in the fall of 2014. The collection includes the unpainted figural busts of Aurora, Rapunzel, Belle, Ariel, and Snow White. Measure between 2.5"- 2.75" tall. Each sold separately.



They are tiny gashapon figures. Gashapon are vending machine toys in Japan. In the US, vending toys tend to be cheap and of a low-quality. Yet Japanese gashapon are just the opposite. With greater fine detailing, they are made from high-grade PVC plastic. They cost more and are highly sought-after as collectable items.

Image via BeagleCakes.



Original packaging. Each figure is made up of two pieces--the bust and the stand.



Artist-painted Snow White.

Video posted by ArtByCRiley.

2 comments:

  1. I WANT! The only thing that I find a bit weird is that Ariel looks like she's in the shower....shaving her underarm; she's just missing the razor. LOL!

    I LOVE these, though! The amount of detail is INSANE! I WISH that the U.S. could get Disney busts like these!

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    1. Ha ha ha...Ariel does kinda look like she is showering. :)

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