"MER CONTINENT" is a capsule toy series of animal figurines that are designed around the MerLion theme. Price: 200 yen each
The series from the new "Panda's Hole" brand of T-TARTS (Takara Tomy Toys' arts division) featuring the work of outside artists.https://t.co/cXR8o1XURk pic.twitter.com/IXF3jaX6aV
— Taro3Yen (@taro3yen) November 26, 2018
Q: Why puking-good-fun “art” toys like the “MER CONTINENT” series?
A: Because of Japanese world’s highest rate of negative population growth, TOMY decided that adult toys would soon be their only market since Japan has so few children being born. Hence, Tomy’s new hinky “T.ARTS” brand.