As a guy who seeks to design his own toys in the future this is an interesting documentary to me. It goes into the world and creative minds behind the japanese toy scene not to mention the artisan who kept the movement alive for years. Check out the description/trailer below from their site.
“Exploring the birth of the Harajuku street toy and fashion scene from its roots in character culture and punk music, Toypunks Volume 1 takes you in-depth with Japanese fashion icon, Hikaru Iwanaga, creator of the world’s first designer toy. Hiddy Kinoshita of Secret Base, Frank Kozik, Balzac, Three Tides Tattoo and more are interviewed highlighting profound cultural connections between todays top talents in toys and fashion. Ill soundtrack featuring Balzac, McRad and Baltimore punk band Deep Sleep. 43:23, feature with 23 minutes of extras.”
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