Plush Breast Toys are Your New Bosom Buddies
Plush breast toys... Yes, just when you thought Japan couldn't get any weirder comes this set of five "Funwari Milk-chan" soft plush breast characters. Does this mean it's now OK for boys to play with dolls? Well, maybe not...
Our own Amused and Bemused recently featured a matched set of plush "Pee & Poo" cuddle toys in his article "Best Poopy Stuff of All Time", so maybe the introduction of the Milk-chan plush breast collection isn't too much of a surprise... wait, who am I kidding?? I'm surprised as heck, and writing about this stuff is supposed to be my specialty!
OK, let's all take a deep breast - er, breath - and look at just what Japanese character maker JUN Planning is offering. The plushies are about 8 inches wide and each one of the five has its own personality. I personally like the "gyaru" breastie that displays the unusual Ganguro style popularized by certain Japanese girls: a deep tan with white lipstick and white eyeshadow - it looks even stranger than it sounds. The pierced nipple is a nice added touch, wouldn't you agree?
As with most Japanese cute characters, an entire mythology and lifestyle has been created for the "Fluffy Milk" plushies. The story goes something like this: the breasts (I'm not sure what else to call them) live in Milk Village, an idyllic setting situated at the base of forested Milk Mountain. At the risk of belaboring the point, the Milk-chan characters speak the Milk language which anyone can understand and live in milk houses. Makes perfect sense to me!
Besides the aforementioned Ganguro Milk-chan, the characters include: Funwari Milk-chan who loves collagen and taking naps, Peach Milk-chan who hates spiders, Can Milk-san who is a celebrity entertainer with an American boyfriend, and Milko-chan who is still just a baby. How sweet!
These adorable beanie boobies are being sold at retailers for about 1000 yen ($9 bucks) each. There's also an itty bitty ti... umm, a smaller version just 2.5 inches wide that includes a ball-chain to hang your keys on. They only cost 480 yen ($4.30) each. (via Pink Tentacle)
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