Kotobukiya and WOW Japan are delighted to introduce the two newest Kotobukiya Ambassadors to all Kotobukiya fans and WOW Japan readers! These Ambassadors have been hand-picked from dozens of possible candidates, and were recognized for their stellar contributions to the growing community of toy collectors and photographers.
As Ambassadors, they have the privilege and responsibility of showcasing all our favorite items from Kotobukiya in new and ingenious ways! From hands-on demos of DIY projects to easy but effective image editing tips, we can’t wait to read more from them very soon. Without further ado, let’s all put our hands together for Kixkillradio and Love, Pinkcheeks!
Sheryl “Sheng” Gonzales also known as Kixkillradio in social media and toy community websites is a female figure collector currently based in the Philippines.
She creates DIY videos for YouTube and photographs toys and miniatures. She creates a story capturing the toys with her style, bringing them to life. Most of her subjects are figures based on characters from anime, manga or game. She creates a scene, from miniature props, diorama to dollhouses for a visual representation of visions and emotions.
Her passion for art and toy photography gave her amazing opportunities to work with top companies such as Good Smile Company, Kotobukiya, Robotime, Banggood, GearBest, and Sony.
Scher Padilla is more popularly known as Pinkcheeks in the toy photography community. She lives in the Philippines with her family and 5 dogs and loves milk tea more than anything else in the world!
She loves toy photography because she gets to immerse herself in their world and come up with wonderful stories. She likes the challenge of making them look vibrant and life-like in photos. Also, toy photography takes her away from the daily grind and makes her feel like a kid again.
Scher is also an admin of the hugely popular Philippine Toy Photography Club. The group encourages its members to share creative figure photos that has a concept and clearly depicts a story.