Just over 2 years ago, Santa Inoue x SANTASTIC x How2Work presented the world the TOKYO TRIBE IWAO soft vinyl art collectable! WARNING this may cause you to HYPERVENTILATE, Ones who missed out will have another shot at owning one at the upcoming NTWRK “unboxed” festival.

SANTASTIC transforms Japanese artist Santa Inoue into a softvinyl figure! powered by the fine folks a How2Work, TOKYO TRIBE IWAO gives off the Urban street culture tie-in with heritage. IWAO’s given a new lease of life in the shape of a vinyl art collectable giving fans a new way of collecting and showcasing Santa Inoue art work.

From Japanese cartoonist Santa Inoue’s masterpiece manga “TOKYO TRIBE” which is inspired by HIP-HOP and street culture, IWAO’s soft vinyl toy figure who is a leader of the tribe “SHINJUKU HANDS”. Following IWAO’s original images, the style is mixed up with a military style and old Japanese Samurai style. Santa re-produced his silhouette and detail to fit in this soft vinyl figure.

Body Height: approximately 8.6′ / Width: approximately 5.7′ 
Package Height: 11′ / Width: 7′ 

“Shopping At The Speed of Culture,” NTWRK

WHEN: February 14th 12AM (PT) *please note times can change keep checking the ntwrk app for updates

WHERE: Get +1 Drawing Entry with this link:

Santa Inoue Twitter: @sanchama Instagram: @santainoue
SANTASTIC! Twitter: @Santastic_tokyo Instagram: @santastic_tokyo

(all media and info lifted from NTWRK)

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A Yellow guy with bad English who's a chef by trade but addicted to toys and art. Instagram nutter rambling food addict who likes to take photos of everything I eat (most Asians do right?) Please don't class me as a journalist or blogger, more on the lines of talent scout and always backs the little guy.

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