Honored Members

Judging Panel

The selection of a winner in most Designer Toy Awards categories is overseen by our current DTA Judging Panel. Comprised of a select group of professionals within the field - artists, producers, commentators, and others - each brings their unique expertise and perspective to the selection process. We are honored to introduce our standing DTA Panel.



Artist / Sculptor

T9G is an artist living in Tokyo. Having acquired modeling techniques when he worked as a toy figure sculptor, he has worked many pieces both original and for others. He loves using doll eyes in his works, producing three-dimensional shapes that reflect his special worldview. He has held private exhibitions not only in Japan but also abroad, such as in the U.S.A., Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

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