Art Storm, the premier weirdo toy maker that was behind previous Junko Mizuno and Suehiro Maruo toys, has recently released a number of Kazuo Umezu toys on their site. In this post I've tried to collect all the details for the vinyl freaks out there!
First up, MAKOTO MUSHI soft vinyl figures:
Next up, Makoto-chan Series manga figures:
It appears to be a four figure set, including:
Perhaps, the strangest "figurine" of the bunch, a Makoto-chan tape measure and stapler!
Another from the Kazuo Umezu character series, The Goddess of Romance figurines designed by the Umezz:
In a different vein, they will be releasing in October a new Orochi figurine (in time for the movie's roadshow on September 20, 2008):
Finally, the biggest and wildest collection of Umezu-designed toys is a massive collection of Ultraman figures. After a cursory read, it's not clear how this project originated, but it's up to a few dozen different figures. The canon of monsterly baddies in the Ultraman universe lends itself to Umezu's talents, to say the least. Some of my favorites here, with more at the link above: