Nyagira Cat Kaiju T shirt Pre Order


Designed by artist Javier Jimenez ( javierjimenezdesign.com  ) , we’re in pre production on this new Cat Kaiju tee shirt !

NyaGira_sampleTee72You can Pre order one now here : http://www.maxtoyco.com/shop_item.php?id=1023

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Cat Kaiju Nyagira custom Art Toy show Max Toy Company

Its been forever since I’ve posted here, but you can always follow my posts on http://www.maxtoyco.com and of course Instagram @maxtoyco !!

Today, I’m posting Preview images for our online only custom Cat Kaiju Nyagira show via http://www.maxtoyco.com, April 10th, 2015 ( Friday ! )


Each artist was given a Mini or Micro sized Nyagira soft vinyl figure to customize. Kaiju Cat Nyagira Stands aprox 3.75 inches tall, with 6 points of articulation.

A Max Toy/Monster Boogie production, original toy sculpted by Makino-san of TTToys, and cast in Japan by Master Shimizu-san at his vinyl factory.

I think you’ll agree with me that the artists have really made some Amazing Cat customs !

Of note, the paints used on most of these figures contain glitter and rainbow type effects that my poor photography simply can not pick up .. in person you will not be disappointed !!

UPDATED: 5/12/15


Seth Longmire



Nyagira looking regal with custom sewed robe, check out the fantastic details !  SOLD


Nyagira in wonderful colors with hand sewed belt, amazing combo !  SOLD


Martin Hsu



Black Cat Nyagira with flowers, cute as only Mr Hsu can do !  $250



Orange Tabby Nyagira with flowers and designs, Purrfect for Spring Time !!  $250


Ralph Cosentino


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Nyagira is in Battle Cat mode with huge gun, comes with micro Nyagora with flip up visor ! Tough pair but cute, too !   SOLD


Brian Mahony / Guumon


Toxic Claw Nyagira looking vicious , toxic and shiny !  SOLD


Metallic Burn Nyagira .. too HOT ! Features and painted metallic paints carefully layered. $100



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King Nya-Gora Nyagira painted with metallic paints. Watch out for the Guts !  SOLD

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Double Trouble Nyagira. Two heads are better than one ! painted with shiny metallic paints ! SOLD


Javier Jimenez

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Nyagira is the “King of Ruin “ … a scary Cat ruler !  SOLD

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Nyagira is a “Lost Soul” … but looking fierce with eye patch !  SOLD


Todd Robertson / Mechavirus

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Artist Todd Robertson / aka Mechavirus does his magic on this mini Nyagira, check out tiny mecha !  $75

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Mini sized Nyagira with detailed Mecha ! Amazing details as always !!  SOLD


Michael Devera / Obsessed Panda

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Tiger Stripe Nyagira ! Meow ! Wonderful colors and stripes !  SOLD

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Leopard Nyagira sporting stylish hand painted spots and glitter coatings.  $120


Bob Conge / Plasebo

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Yellow Nyagira Tank. One of a kind hand painted mash up custom with color changing motion activated LED unit and glass eyes. Cat Attack !  SOLD

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Blue Nyagira Tank. One of a kind hand painted mash up custom with color changing motion activated LED unit and glass eyes. Cat Blast !   SOLD



Bot1_front72 Bots1_side72 Bot1Back72Bobcat Nyagira. Amazing Mecha Construction Destruction Cat ! SOLD

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Candie Bolton

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Cloudy Nyagira features awesome hand painted cloud designs over metallic colors.  SOLD



Flame Nyagira is HOT ! Hand painted flame designs over metallic paints.  SOLD


Matt Walker / Dead Presidents Design

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Painted with multiple custom Monster Kolor mixes. Clear Coated and HOT !!!     $100

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Sunset Nyagira

Painted with multiple custom Monster Kolor mixes. Clear Coated  Dreamy !!!    SOLD


Ryan Young

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Maxx-Cat , with hand sculpted aves apoxie details. Awesome homage to Captain Maxx !   SOLD

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Crazy Cat Bear done up with numerous metallic layers of colors !  $100


Mark Nagata

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Devil Nyagira, with flames and horns over metallic paints. Is he good or bad ??  SOLD

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Galaxy Naygira, features hand painted Galaxy and Planets over a metallic painted base … Spacey !  SOLD


These customs are now availablevia http://www.maxtoyco.com web store !

Good Luck and Meow !!!

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Junx Max Toy custom Eyezon show auction Japan

Sorry for not posting but have been simply too busy ;-) That’s a good thing .. but wanted to post these awesome customs that are now on auction via Yahoo Japan !! These were done for a recent Junx show in Japan … enjoy and good luck bidding on them ! Most recent updates are via Max Toy Company web site and Instagram – @maxtoyco

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Tokyo Cat Fight ! Mark Nagata customs

Here’s some better pics of the customs I painted and/or sculpted that will be offered at the Tokyo Cat Fight show July 5th-6th, 2014 at the Design Festa building, Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan  ;-)

Using Monster Kolor paints with Aves Apoxie sculpt.

If something doesn’t sell I’ll bring it back and post to the Max Toy web store ;-)

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Tokyo Cat Fight Show !!!

I’ll be in Japan for this fantastic Kaiju Cat themed show ! Will post my customs for the show in the next few days … !


Meow !

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Space Ghost Cartoon Network Studios show Mark Nagata art

Here’s my in progress pics for the Space Ghost painting I did. It’s on display at the Cartoon Networks Studios but the show is not open to the public ;-P Many thanks again to Chogrin for inviting me to play … contact him if you have interest in this painting !

Gonna keep this one short on text as I’m busy with other projects but here you go !

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photos of me in basic pose ;-)2014-05-02 20.12.25

my thumb nail design with idea for Space Ghost, final pic I tweaked in photoshop and drawing the figure onto the board …2014-05-02 21.37.06

rough pencils here .. I just use a HB pencil …2014-05-03 11.40.28

refining the figure …2014-05-06 14.24.57

full pencil under drawing complete, lightly sprayed with fixative to seal in the drawing.2014-05-07 12.02.46

working from the back ground forward … adding all the spacey stuff  ;-)2014-05-07 12.04.33 2014-05-07 14.01.27 2014-05-16 10.36.50

removing all the masks now onto the figure …2014-05-25 15.51.17

I’m using acrylics with an airbrush and hand painted details ..

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more progress …. the body will become slightly lighter once i add the highlights …2014-05-30 13.05.23-1

Just about done .. hard to see but I toned down the white around the figure to allow the whites in the figure to stand out.. also added some grey to the corners to draw your eye back in to the center…  2014-06-02 21.49.20framed and ready to go  ;-)

2014-05-30 13.05.49-1 Space Ghost !

16×20 inches on illustration board by Mark Nagata.

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HELLBOY 20th Anniversary show at Hero Complex Gallery curated by Chogrin

Excited and honored to amongst a wealth of super talented artists in this upcoming tribute show to Hellboy. Its an official show backed by both Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola  and Dark Horse Comics being held at Hero Complex Gallery, and curated by Chogrin.

Hellboy72Here’s my portrait of Hellboy, done in acrylics with gold leaf on illustration board.

FinalHellBoy72And below some pics of how i painted it below. I thought about doing this as a straight portrait of Hellboy, maybe something he could hang in his living room  ;-P The likeness is a blend of comic and movie versions as well.

2014-03-02 14.42.29Using hot press Crescent illustration board, just HB pencil to rough in the face.

2014-03-02 15.23.31 2014-03-02 17.01.05Adding some shading …

2014-03-04 13.30.48 2014-03-09 16.57.39 2014-03-10 12.35.04I knew i wanted to have a Klimt like design that also transitioned to some tentacles … roughing in those shapes …

2014-03-10 13.09.21 2014-03-13 10.56.25pretty much done with the pencils at this point. Sprayed some fixative to seal the pencils, time for paint …


2014-03-13 11.15.59 2014-03-13 11.17.47Working with watered down acrylics, sponge and brush to wash a light orange/red color over the whole art work.

2014-03-13 11.22.49Adding some darker reds, purples as well …

2014-03-13 11.29.05Pulling out some highlights with sponge …

2014-03-13 11.54.56Here’s how it looks so far … i call this the awkward stage .. the under drawing is barely visible .. but i can see enough ;-P Used sponge to add some texture to Hellboys face, too.

2014-03-13 11.55.05 2014-03-13 12.17.02Slowly pulling out highlights with water and brush … slowly darkening up areas as well …

2014-03-13 18.00.53It’s subtle but doing the same ..starting to tighten up areas too …

2014-03-14 10.29.21I’ve got the face to a halfway point, but want to put the background in, so i can adjust the face values better .. so I’m masking of the head and shoulders…

2014-03-14 10.40.29 2014-03-14 12.05.28Spraying the background ….

2014-03-14 12.48.35Ive also worked a bit on the tentacles …

2014-03-14 14.39.45Time for the side bars … I wanted to use gold leaf, so used liquid mask and sprayed the dark purple down… and applied the gold leaf over the design …

2014-03-14 14.43.16 Below, masking off the face to start spraying and working on it …

2014-03-14 17.10.522014-03-17 10.33.19 2014-03-17 10.33.19It’s hard to tell but I’m slowly working away on the face, shoulders … ;-)

2014-03-17 11.08.29 2014-03-17 12.30.58Adding blue reflective light, green reflective lights … etc …. and below the final piece. Its also has a light varnish over it. I find that by doing this the over all colors and contrast brighten up.

FinalHellBoy72And below, framed ;-) Painting is on it’s way to the gallery and will be for sale via Hero Complex Gallery web site once the show opens.

As much as I make my living now making Kaiju toys and custom painting them, my true love is illustration and I look forward to participating in more shows coming up .. and exercising that part of my brain ;-)

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