1. says

    my pal ikoi is reading the page, and it’s apparently custom-made to order, so you’d have to order it thataway.
    she says there’s not a price on the anomarokarisu but the toy car ones start at $250. that’s like eleventy billion yen or something, isn’t it

  2. MikeinJapan says

    Yeah those are custom ordered. In fact it seems like they can make just about anything you want as long as its not a person, trademarked character or your pet.

  3. says

    You could ask Mary Robinette Kowal. She’s a professional puppeteer, and she may be able to give you some ideas for either making your own, or she may know someone who could stitch one up for you.

    Other than that, I’ve got nothing.

  4. Concerned says

    Sorry I didn’t make this one post, but the manufacturer can be found at and they have a list (bizarrely prefixed with a bunch of hex digit gobbledygook) of places to buy their products with much better privacy policies like and

    If you’re going to shop for Cthulhu plushies, there are better places to shop.

  5. Euprax says

    This might the Pokeman Anorith, which according to Wikipedia was based on Anomalocaris.

  6. maryd says

    That does look pretty ez to make. How big is it? How about if your put one of those voiceboxes inside– I have a baby otter that, when you squeeze it, cought, smooches, purrs, whines . . . it is a quantum leap forward, cuteness-wise. (What is the standard unit of cuteness?)

  7. Greg Peterson says

    Gawd, those giant microbe plushies are so cute. I ordered a brain cell. I saw PZ’s lecture on the brain not having a ghost, but if brain cells have cute expressions like that–one has to wonder. (I’m referring to the “dolls” at

  8. Will Von Wizzlepig says

    According to the ‘order’ page, the animal you want is available by request- that is, they don’t seem to make it and distribute it. I could be wrong, my Japanese is a bit rusty.

    I sent the maker’s info address and PZ an e-mail in Japanese and English asking how to order it.

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