Asoblock!

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  1. delta7890

    delta7890 Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone heard of these? I just saw a news post this morning from Collection DX about them. Apparently they've been around for a little while. They're construction toys based around ball joints. They look really cool and I wish I could find some place that's selling them! News post here:

    NYTF09: Asoblock | CollectionDX
     
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    Never seen those, but they look exactly like Geneblocks.
     
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    After some digging around it seems they aren't available outside of Japan. If enough people are interested in them, maybe some kind of group order could be arranged, splitting the cost of shipping and charges from whatever deputy service is used. For one person to only order a couple sets isn't very economical, and despite the presence at the NY Toy Fair there's no apparent plans for domestic distribution. T'is a thought!
     
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    Hey wrong forum... oh, I thought you meant something else :p 
     
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    The first impression i got from these was "lego with more joints"
     
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    Which is precisely why they're awesome!
     
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    Good news! It looks like you can order Asoblock directly from Pregoods! Their English language site is here. Basic 251 Gallery Just grab their contact email and ask Ryo, their English-language representative, for an order form and an official price list of their products. They only ship via EMS however, and you can only pay with a credit card. But it's certainly better than using a proxy service! I ordered the black 301 set, so I'll be sure to take pics and give my own feedback of Asoblock when I get my set in.
     

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