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O-No Crafts Personified Squid Dolls Are Missing their Tentacles

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Published: Jun 23, 2009   Updated: May 26 2011 • References: o-no-co and notcot.org
O-No makes sad (but cute) little squid sushi toy sets that will have you a little hesitant to eat raw fish the next time you're out for a meal.

The most unique thing about these little dudes is that they are sold as if they are really edible - complete with 'nutritional facts' describing the product in further detail (color, price, availability, etc.).

Implications - The playful adult nature of designer toys proves that playthings aren't just for children. Designer heavyweights like Mimoco and Michael Lau have redefined toys that have been reserved strictly for decor purposes. While it may not be marketable to children, there's a large market for the older demographic looking to put a bit of an urban appeal into their homes.