The Get List: Toreba: Sumikko Gurashi Primitive Era Plush XL Neko

In which I don’t have to understand the design to love the design.

Another win from my recent Toreba haul — I had to try for this one since the very premise made me smile. Why did they decide to make Sumikko as cave people? Why Penguin? and Neko in particular? I don’t know for sure, but I’m loving this plush anyway.

Eating tons of meat, clad to the barest minimums society will tolerate, roughly shaped like a ball — it’s summer 2020 me!

Everything about this plush just screams CHONK. It’s not the very softest plush in history, but Neko is pretty well made (the ill-fitting caveman underpants add to the charm) and at almost fifteen inches high, they’re just great to display!

My chonky friend from the cave days.

I won Neko on one of my very favorite types of crane game setup. It’s just physics between the item and the claw, as opposed to a whole lot of pulling and pushing or weird predictions about where things will fall.

Plus I get this weird satisfaction from seeing the way Neko plunks and rolls.
  • すみっコぐらし原始時代 ぬいぐるみXL
  • Sumikko Gurashi Genshi Jidai Nuigurumi XL
  • Sumikko Gurashi Primitive Era Plushy XL

And Neko’s arrival couldn’t have been more timely, since right after they showed up there was another surprise from Toreba….with a roving gang of dinosaur troublemakers, just the thing for a cavecat to tackle — but for more on that, you’ll have to tune in next time!

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