Blythe is a doll with big, round eyes that can change 4 colors: green, pink, orange and blue. Though her appearance is designed to stand out, it has frightened children and led to Blythe being unpopular. After being released on the market for only 1 year, production of the doll was shut down.
Blythe dolls are a special breed of toy, and Gina Garan fell in love with them from the moment she laid eyes on one. What started as a simple gift from a close friend soon turned into an obsession, and Gina began taking her Blythe doll with her everywhere she went. She practiced photography using Blythe as a model, and eventually published a book called “This is Blythe” which was a huge success.
Blythe was introduced to the Japanese market by Takara, after Hasbro acquired the rights to the doll from Kenner. Blythe quickly became a popular doll in Japan, thanks in part to her appearances on television for a famous department store. In 2001, Takara redesigned Blythe into a more bold 11-inch doll, now known as ‘Neo Blythe’.
There are many different types of Neo Blythes, each with their own unique style. The first collection, Parco Limited Edition, sold out in less than an hour. This was followed by subsequent collections, including Miss Anniversary Blythe, a special collection dedicated to Neo Blythes’ 1st birthday. Each collection is incredibly popular, with people clamoring to get their hands on the latest release.
With a surprise for all doll collectors with the launch of a new Blythe body called ‘Petite Blythe ‘ with a compact body size of only 4 1/2 inches, although there is only one eye color to choose from. But it can move the eyelids up and down while bending the body parts to make it look more human.
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