Thursday, November 6, 2014

DCON-exclusive Negoras + Migoras

This year QPOP is joining Designer Con. We will debut two new Migoras and 1 new Negora.
These are both very limited so when they sell out ...they're gone. Please come early to make sure you get them....
Meet us at booth # 821

Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary / Akira Toriyama Tribute Show

Q POP is extremely excited to announce an upcoming art show celebrating the legendary, Akira Toriyama. The creative mind behind mega-hits like Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball, Toriyama stands today as one of manga's most influential and successful figures. He has also contributed to the video game industry, with character designs for Dragon Quest and Chrono Trigger.

We will have Dragon Ball 30th anniversary/Akira Toriyama show (and all future shows most likely) at our second, brand new location in Japanese Village! (319 E. 2nd Street, Suite 121, LA, CA 90012) We hope that you would come share this exciting time with us.

The show will take place on Saturday, November 15th ( 7pm - 10pm). It will span Toriyama's entire illustrious career and celebrate the immensely-popular Dragon Ball Z. This show will also coincide with FUNimation's release of the Blu-Ray of the new Dragon Ball movie.

For more info & reservation please visit : our facebook event page

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Q POP x Konatsuya Dai Kaiju Exhibition Openning night & Signing

Q Pop had an opening night reception for Konatsuya Dai Kaiju Exhibition on Sat June 28th 2014.
(Konatsu's first Exhibition in the U.S.A.) She invited her artist friends from Japan to do custom painted versions of her figure "Negora". Those talented friends included : Devilrobots, Keiko Miyata, Kenji Fukuda, Nekonoko, Noriya Takeyama, Rampage, Shimomoku, Touma, Yoko Sueyoshi, Yumi Moriwaki, T9G, Koraters, and Dream Rockets.

From the USA side Q Pop invited artists who did more custom painted Negoras to welcome Konatsu.
The U.S. artists included: 64 Colors, Amy Sol, Paul Kaiju, Paul Shih, Sket One, Luke Chuen, Squink, J RYU, Becky Dreistadt, Keiko Murayama, Victoria Ying, Jeff Ranjo, Miss Kika, Patrick Awa, Chris Mitchell, Tara Billinger, Fawn Veerasunthon, Magen Mitchell, Jeremiah Ketner, Mari Inukai, Lissa Treiman and Zach Bellisimo.

At the opening night party, Konatsu did 3 Live painting pieces and ,of course,  many people wanted to get them. Konatsu decided to do 3 more pieces the next day, Sun Jun 29th., during her signing.
For the signing, believe us, it not just a regular signing , Konatsu hand drew her Negora, Shibara & Kyubiros well as fan requested characters...AMAZING!!! It was only because of time that she could only can take 30 people for the signing.

We want to thank everyone who came to welcome her and made her first US visit a huge success.









More pictures from Vinylpulse :

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Q Pop X Konatsu......June 28, 2014

Chatora Negora

We're very excited to welcome Japanese artists Konatsu to Q Pop for her first U. S. exhibition.

For those of you who don't know who Konatsu is...she created the very popular cat kaiju figure Negora.  First for Max Toy....and recently, her own version.

The opening reception will be on June 28. 

Konatsu will be attending and she'll be bringing a slew of hand painted customs with her.

We'll also have guest artists painting up Negoras....

Artists include: 

Amy Sol
Paul Kaiju
Keiko Miyata
Jeremiah Ketner
Dream Rocket
Bwana Spoons
Paul Shih
Noriya Takeyama
Miss Kika
Victoria Ying
Luke Chueh
Sket One
Mizna Wada
64 Colors
Joey Chou
Patrick Awa
Miles Thompson

and many more!!