Bakagon by Zakka

Kaiju Tote by Rae

Mark Nagata & Kaiju Comrades
Zakka's friend Mark Nagata & Kaiju Comrades in Japan

HIFF with Katsuhito Ishii
Louis Vuiton Hawaii International Film Festival with Katsuhito Ishii
Katsuhito Ishii, Japanese Cult director/animator ("Shark Skin man and Peach Hip Girl", "A Taste of Tea" and director for the animation sequence in "Kill Bill") along with Miki san/president of his company Nice Rainbow were present at the 2008 Louis Vuiton Hawaii Film Festival to present his 2 most recent films "Darling of the Mountain" and Sorasoi (A film featuring a cast of his students that have just graduated from his acting school). We are excited and honored to have him as an invited artist for our first custom "Friends of Miao" show that will be held at Subtext Gallery in San Diego this Nov 14,2008. Here he is pictured with his creative take of Miao and Mousubi along with Zakka, designer of his version of the Maneki Neko/Lucky Cat, Miao and Mousubi. Also pictured is Miki who is also an invited aritst for the show. Miao

Buff Miao ... or Miao Monster?
Coming soon a new collaboration with Buff Monster

Simone Legno at Nordstrom, Ala Moana
Nordstrom, Ala Moana signing.
A great collaboration!
Nordstrom, Ala Moana brought Simone down for a signing to launch their tokidoki for Onitsuka Tiger shoes.  He was signing anything but canvas and a few people even brought their own Miao's.
See more pics on my MySpace pageMiao

Subtext in San Diego
Miao and Mousubi EXTREME makeover
Miao and Mousubi are undergoing an extreme make-over, they are allowing their bodies to be decorated by 50 talented artists from around the globe.  From the 14th of November through December 7th of 2008 Miao and Mousubi will unveil their bodies and souls for a gallery event held at Subtext in San Diego at which time you will be able to bid to own any of the cool custom incarnations. So mark your calendars boys and girls, this should be a neat one.  Check back for updates.


Wonderfest, Tokyo
Zakka & Rae take in Wonderfest
Wonder Fest at Tokyo Bigsite 2/24/08