Bearbrick or also known as be@rbrick is produced by Medicom Toy Incorporated. They are known for original designs from artist and are sold in a limited release series with new designs coming out roughly twice a year. The Bearbrick name was derived from a representation of a cartoon-style figure of a bear that has different variation of Medicom's Kubricks design.
Be@rbricks were originally released as a free gift to visitors of the World Character Convention 12 in Tokyo and was released May 27, 2001.
Be@rbricks are often sold as blind box meaning you will only know the figure inside once you have purchased and open the box.
Be@rbricks have different designs which are jellybean, basic, pattern, flag, horror, SF (Science fiction), cute, animal, artist and hero.