Important Links
The New York Times has published a very good article on Michael and urban vinyl.
Maharishi has an online store with some rare Michael figures as well as other great products. MINDstyle has exclusive versions of Michael's art and is the #1 source in the US.
Ningyoushi's Workshop has an excellent selection of work from Michael and his figure contemporaries. is a good store for our French-speaking visitors.
Kid Robot is a pretty good seller of "Urban Vinyl" figures. Be sure to check them out. XLarge has collaborated with Michael. Be sure to check out their new site.
Victor aka Crazytoyz0709 is the authority on the latest happenings, please visit his website. Victor also hosts a very good forum for serious collectors and fans.
Here is an interesting article at by Adrian, the person who coined the term "Urban Vinyl." Strangeco runs a very good and informative site!
The Moving Picture Company created the Michael Lau Powerade commercial. Millionaire Playboy did a nice writeup on Urban Vinyl and they linked to me. So I return the favor.
Check out Toy Break, it's a site that reviews everything in the toy world.
Mark Landwehr is the artist, designer and sculptor behind Coarsetoys. Give his site a visit. LMF's very own DJ Tommy has a website.
independent artist button This links to Santa Inoue's web page. Be sure to check out PDF versions of Tokyo Tribe. Cathy Jordan East, friend of CAT and Michael has her own webpage as well.
button link to coolrain's website Coolrain is an amazing figure artist from Korea, please visit his site. I can't forget to mention Eric So, the friend and contemporary of Michael.

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