The tiny plushies that are taking the world by storm, Tsum Tsum in Malaysia offer some of their best products. Click here to read more about everything you need to know about the brand.


Everything you need to know about Tsum Tsum

You have probably spotted these adorable plush collectible toys around your local shopping mall. Everyone seems to have jumped on the Tsum Tsum bandwagon considering the toys don’t actually do much. Nevertheless, these plushies are adorable, soft, fun and can actually be utilized for many purposes other than playing, cuddling or collecting. Originating from Japan, the toys are actually meant for stacking. The name “Tsum” is derived from the Japanese word “Tsumikasanaru” which means stack up. Now that you know about what the original purpose of these toys, check out various products sold by the brand.

Tsum Tsum App

As if the plushies weren’t enough, the company has also created an app that allows users to stack Tsum Tsum virtually. The game itself is a simple puzzle game where players clear stacks of Tsum Tsum to gain points as well as collect different characters. There will be usually a screen with of five different Tsums, when there is three or more of the same characters close to each other; players can draw a line to “pop” them. The larger the chain is, the more points you gain and coins can be collected. The coins can then be used to purchase power-ups that will help increase your game score or cash flow. Other than that, you can compete against other opponents through a popular app known as LINE. The free app is available for download on iOS and Android.

Tsum Tsum shorts

The shorts follow the adventures of the Tsum Tsum characters around Disneyland. To date, it has already two seasons featured on YouTube as well as Disney Junior on Disney Channel. In each short, there are hidden Mickeys that you can try to spot.

Tsum Tsum plush

Although the Tsum Tsum’s that are commonly bought are the mini ones, there is actually more than one size. The other sizes are small (7.5”), medium (11”), and large (17”). Every plush size is functional and can be used for a variety of things. The larger toys are great for lying on or utilized as a house deco. It also makes a wonderful armrest particularly if the chair you are sitting on does not have one. On the other hand, there are people who use their mini tsums to clean mobile devices or utilize it as a stand. Collectors are also able to purchase different cases such as Beauty and the Beast, Winnie the Pooh, Flounder from The little Mermaid, Lilo and Stitch, etc. to carry other mini Tsum Tsum’s.

There is a long list of Tsum Tsum characters but will only in Japan first. The more popular characters such as Mickey and friends (Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy, Pluto, Chip and Dale) will tend to get special variations during different seasons such as Christmas and Halloween. The seasonal collections have been mainly released in Japan.

Tsum Tsum Minifigures

Being even smaller in size than the mini Tsum Tsum, these minifigures also comes in various size packs. There is actually a checklist for you to keep track of the Tsums that you have already purchased. In Series 1, there are a total of 21 characters in 3 different sizes, 2 characters in 2 sizes, and 3 characters in 1 size where it will add up to 70 minifigures. These toys also come in mystery stack packs where the sets come with accessories.

Where to purchase Tsum Tsum merchandises

The pilled-shaped plushies are not only the products popping up in various stores all over the world. Other merchandises have also been taking up more spaces in stores recently. However, you will find even more merchandises such as cell phone cases, trading pins, shirts, pens, etc. at their official online store. Most Tsum Tsum merchandise can be found in the physical Disney stores, but the availability of the merchandises can vary from country to country. Stores in the United States and European countries have implemented the “Tsum Tsum Tuesdays” where the first and third Tuesday of the month, the newest collection of the plushies will hit the stores. Due to the popularity, the new releases are kept behind the counter. There is also a limit per customer if you wish to purchase on the release day. Furthermore, there is also a monthly subscription box where the store sends a set of Tsum Tsums to the customer’s house with a recurring charge. One small and one mini Tsum will be included in the set.

Tsum Tsum’s are here to stay as Disney is constantly expanding their line of products which consist of apparels, accessories, and home and living. Check out the products for men and women.