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Sonic the Hedgehog Plush Dolls USA Page 16 - Modern Plushes
This page has only MODERN (post-Sonic Adventure-era) plush dolls.
This page will have a focus on 2016-2019 plushes, likely from GE Entertainment, Tomy and more. With plushes showing up at offline retail stores and online at more places like Amazon & Target plush availability seems to be on the rise. Sonic Boom plushes will NOT appear here, as they have their own seperate page.
Tomy 12 Inch Shadow & Knuckles Plush More Tomy 12 inch dolls!
But...why are the photos only showing up now in 2019, after Tomy has lost their Sonic license? Also, where were these plushes sold? How much did they cost? No one has ever reported finding one in a store. Target had Tomy's smaller line, but this larger one didn't seem to appear.
All mysteries about getting them aside...they're on par with the rest of Tomy's items, in that they're a pretty fair plush on the whole. Shadows' ear edges are rather too small & Knuckles' chest crescent mark is way too high and tiny. They also didn't shape Knuckles' body (teardrop is how it should be, the stripe would have worked better had they bothered), however they did bother to give him good and big fists & well as decently sized shoes with all the proper detail. Shadow is ok on the whole, his spikes have the right contour, and you can see his more difficult markings like the red eye edges & leg edge markings. The box sets the shoes up to be hidden though...
All the 12 inch dolls are in the same pixel-edge open air cardboard 'chair seat' package. Knowing Tomy that if their small doll was around 20 dollars in Target these would have to be closer to 40 or 50 because everything Tomy ran high on price.
Fan turn-arounds for either doll are welcome, as is information on price or where they showed up.
Tomy 12 Inch Shadow Knuckles Box Backs These are the box backs for the above 2 12 inch Tomy plushes. The little blocks there are a paragraph of introduction about the character, but the text is so small you can't read it. (It is in lots of languages) The back also features a CG character portrait in a blue swirl pattern. The pixel piercework actually looks really nice when combined with this type of design. Photo by Kenny The Hedgehog
Thinking Eggman Tomy Plush Classic Style Another Tomy plush nobody seemed to have seen much of.
He's probably from their 'posed plush' classic style line. The usual problem of 'small hands' doesn't befall this Eggman, though, as, if anything the hands are a little too large. He seems to be posed 'thinking' about something, but maybe pointing? With the giant fluffy fingers it's hard to tell. They've got the yellow cape & collar, but the legs seem a little rudimentary, even for classic style. (Or, it could be the photo angle in these store shots) The glasses seem embroidered, which is nice, and he seems round/egg shaped. It's a little odd, but probably fairly ok if it is/was reasonably priced.
Aged Kelly Toy Super Sonic Plush From one of the newer 2019 plushes to one of the older modern types, here's an example of an aged Kelly Toy Super Sonic. They used the shiny gold fabric for him, and this is what can happen as it ages. The shiny-ness is some kind of super thin or fine plastic, and it somehow goes bad/gets brittle/ something happens as it ages and it turns to dust and flakes away, leaving a kind of grubby gray surface behind. This fabric isn't uncommon, either, and it's sure not exclusive to this doll.
Other toys/plushes or accessories made with it can all have this effect. But because the whole doll was made this way, it's especially obvious here. Notice the inset, that's the texture it gets. Then, some of these were created smiling normally (SS is generally shown frowning or determined), which is the case for this doll. Photo & owned by: Mr. Prower
Fun4All Medium Size Sonic Plush Trio Here is a good look at the medium size of the Fun4All dolls trio of Sonic Tails & Knuckles. You'll know these as the "Big Shoe" or "Big Foot" plushes, as they were often the subject of bootlegging and poorly looking copies.
However, these are the official produced originals in this size. (They did have a couple of sizes) What's
interestingly revealed in these photos is that the light spot at the top of the eye-color part is NOT a mistake, it's actual embroidery sewn in up there to try to make it look like another highlight in the eye. However, because it's wrong (eyes don't generally reflect that way) it makes it look like the eye color was sewn in improperly & there's a "Gap" between it and the top of the black eye-outline. But it's not, it's actual on-purpose embroidery.
Of course, the mid size dolls still have the same pattern problems as the others, in that the shoes of Sonic/Tails are super rounded when the characters have very pointed feet. Then, Sonic's finger is totally huge, as is his nose. Knuckles' head is a bit oddly shaped, but the fists are nicely sized. The Tails is still their strongest doll, with nice small nose, good attention to face edges/bangs & ok hands. The huge feet exaggerate his super tiny body though. Notice a bit of the "key-hole eyes" that was a common misinterperatation of SA1 art is also going on here. Photos & owned by Pichu97/Charlie
Tomy Dark Chao 12 Inch Plush Now HERE's something to see!
Tomy DID tackle a doll no one else (in the USA) did, which is to create a neutral-dark Chao. (No character or animal feature) There is an old Japanese one, but it is extremely costly and very rare...so it's good to see someone taking on a Dark Chao elsewhere, and perhaps more affordably....if....
This thing was easier to find. Along with the rest of Tomy's 12 Inch line, this was very rarely reported at brick/mortar retail which was supposed to be Target. The stock photo is ok, but it doesn't show the head top or the ball. The ball is a tufty red pom-pom. What about the tail? Naturally, they choose the 'sharky smile' one (they hatch that way) with the 'meanie eyes' that it can get when being a dark. Are the eyes a bit big/low? Either way, the features are embroidered & quality.
This would be an exciting item if it were more readily available, and you could actually see the rest of it....but any store that claims to have this online (at an exhorbitant rate, of course) only ever uses this exact same stock photo.
The box is the 'chair style' open cardboard, as fits in with the rest. This prevents seeing the tail while it is mib. But, you can see that it had the accurate red bat wings & that the feet are normal. This could be at Amazon, and was supposed to be at Target, but then wasn't, in most places. It may be sold in Europe Amazon also. Turn Arounds discovered by Hedgy
Phunny Sonic Plush Kid Robot After making a bunch of really expensive blind boxed item,s Kid Robot gets back on the Sonic Scene with a new type of plush, the "Phunny". Spelled with a 'ph' to capitalize on being different, these are stylized dolls. Phunny Tails Plush Kid Robot
They're half 'chibi' type, half 'simplified'...but all quality? How is it that somehow only 'stylized' dolls seem to be able to consistently score SO MANY proper details, while the supposedly 'accurate' dolls do not?? The standing up ears, the excellent ear-borders, properly shaped and VERY proportionate spikes & lower faces...good eye shape, tidy noses, heck even the arms are decent!
Cheerful Tails has his mouth open, and the interior detail is embroidered. The hands/gloves are simplified, as are the pupil-less eyes & tails. (White detail on the top only) Sonic's body/back is also simplified with the spiked there and tail only being embroidered lines. Still, the over-all impression is of quite a solid doll for both, with plenty of embroidery and great attention to detail. Plus, at generally 14.95 per doll, they're actually pretty darn reasonably priced.
This is a fall 2019 item.