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Art Talk: Sitting Down with Nathan Hamill

Art Talk: Sitting Down with Nathan Hamill

We were stoked to get another opportunity to work with Artist, Nathan Hamill, who created our totally badass Bellicosity MimoPowerTube — Nathan is also the creator behind our (currently sold out) Totem Roll MimoPowerTubes. We had ourselves a fine lil’ chitty-chit-chat with Mr. Hamill himself to discover what makes him tick and where the inspiration behind the Bellicosity design came from… we’re betting it’s his super cool Artist brain!... Read More »
Art Talk: Sitting Down with Andrea Kang

Art Talk: Sitting Down with Andrea Kang

We love working with and supporting amazing artists. Creating art toys that are cool and functional is what we’re about, so what better way to merge the two than to work with independent artists to create some truly unique mobile accessories? We were fortunate to work with Andrea Kang who created our Bear Bot MimoPowerTubes. We... Read More »
Hello Kitty Con: A Super-Kawaii Look Back!

Hello Kitty Con: A Super-Kawaii Look Back!

This time last week, Hello Kitty Con was preparing for a weekend of Sanrio 40th anniversary cuteness overload. Our awesome Design Director, Lillian Chan (you can lurk her on Instagram at LillianLovesDonuts) was there amongst the gaggle of smiling fans, soaking in all of the super kawaii-ness firsthand. Below is a photo recap of Lillian’s... Read More »
HalloWin Rare Mimobots from the Mimoco Vault!

HalloWin Rare Mimobots from the Mimoco Vault!

BOOLaLa! Rare Mimoco vault finds! How much do you love Halloween? Do you like winning free Mimobots, too? What if I were to tell you I can call upon my wizardly powers to combine the two so you can HalloWin rare Mimobots from the Mimoco vault? It’s true, I can. Watch me… BAM! *purple sparkly smoke* Good luck!     PS. See?... Read More »
Hatsune Miku Makes TV Appearance on Letterman (Why It's a BFD)

Hatsune Miku Makes TV Appearance on Letterman (Why It’s a BFD)

What is the cultural significance of Hatsune Miku appearing on David Letterman last week? Unsolicited opinion: Potentially huge. Hatsune Miku: “Sharing the World” – David Letterman [Late Show@YouTube] Late Show with David Letterman [Official Site]   Let’s break it down… After the fiscal shakedown of the 2008 recession in the US ushered in an era... Read More »
Mimoco New York Comic Con Costume Contest

Mimoco New York Comic Con Costume Contest

 Official rules and method of entry 1. Tweet Mimoco (@mimobot) a picture of your favorite costume(s) spotted during NYCC! 2. The photo that receives the most engagement* by the end of the contest [Saturday, 10/11 @ 7pm ET] will be the designated winner.** 3. Winner(s) will be notified by Mimoco via the company’s official Twitter... Read More »
Tenacious Collective Booth at New York Comic Con

Tenacious Collective Booth at New York Comic Con

Heavily influenced by street and underground art, the members of this year’s Tenacious Collective will be bringing elements of urban culture, graffiti art, tattoo art, toy design, lowbrow and pop art together in one place: Booth 208. Hailing from the US, the UK, Canada and Japan, the world-famous Tenacious Collective will present New York Comic... Read More »
Art Talk: Sitting Down with TADO

Art Talk: Sitting Down with TADO

1) When did you first realize that Mimoco is awesome and decide you desperately wanted to work with us? We first found out about Mimoco a few years back and thought the product was very cool and an unusual cross over. Of course we were thrilled when Evan (Mimoco’s CEO) dropped us a line and... Read More »
Art Talk: Sitting Down with Nathan Jurevicius of Scary Girl

Art Talk: Sitting Down with Nathan Jurevicius of Scary Girl

Working with artists is always fun. Creating art toys that are cool and functional is what we’re about, so what better way to merge the two than to work with independent artists to create some truly unique mobile accessories? One of the first artists we got to work with on our limited edition SDCC 2014... Read More »
Are You Ready for More BMO MIMOBOT?! Finn and Jake's Beloved Video Game Console is Back!

Are You Ready for More BMO MIMOBOT?! Finn and Jake’s Beloved Video Game Console is Back!

BMO MIMOBOT is back! After last year’s sold out limited edition run of BMO Rainbow flash drives released at South by Southwest, we knew we had to re-release Finn and Jake’s beloved video game console in a variant MIMOBOT form. Which is why we’re proud this day is finally here. No longer will anyone be... Read More »
The Birth of the Lightsaber in the Age of Ray Guns and Blasters

The Birth of the Lightsaber in the Age of Ray Guns and Blasters

George Lucas gives an inside look into how the lightsaber came to be. “Star Wars creator George Lucas, actor Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt discuss the concept and creation of the lightsaber. George Lucas recalls that Star Wars was influenced by pirate and swashbuckling films of the ‘40s, which showcased the romantic side... Read More »
Bronies Are Redefining Fandom — And American Manhood

Bronies Are Redefining Fandom — And American Manhood

What does it mean to be a Brony? Well, for one, it’s breaking down traditional male stereotypes. “The reasons why people enjoy brony fandom are complex, in part because of the gender assumptions surrounding the show and its “intended” audience. The cartoon, as well as its values (caring, generosity, and kindness), is widely seen as... Read More »