The main reason why I know of Licca’s is because I love to stick my Blythes on their bodies. Licca-chan is basically Japan’s Barbie, she’s popular, and sometimes, she has very special releases. A few months back I was scrolling through when I saw the most whimsical little set-up, and I was in love! I set out trying to find this little Licca-Chan Kiki.
So sometime last year I started researching the BJDs (Ball-Jointed Dolls). You could say that my interest had already been spiked by the addition of the JerryBerries to my family – and people do say Blythe and Pullip are gateways to the land of BJD.
And they would probably be right. So what did I just do…?
My first introduction to dolls really was when my brother bought be a Hatsune Miku Pullip. I found out later that Blythe had a version too… and she was translucent! She became a wishlist doll, but she slowly moved her way down, and sometimes out of the list. However, on a recent trip to Shanghai, I found her in one of the official Blythe stores… for an amazing price. Let’s meet Miku!
I’ve never quite fallen in love with a girl before she was even announced. Junko Wong posted a sneak peak of My Melody back in January, with her big fluffy ears and bright pink hair… and I was completely smitten. She’s an adventure to get this girl, but she’s full of snuggliness, and I understand that weird name “Softly Cuddly you and Me” – she looks like she could give you a good hug. I’d like to introduce you to the newest girl in my collection, and the one I’ve had to jump through the most hoops to get.
Pic heavy because I think I have a duty to share her – she’s a rare beast at the moment.