Ghibli’s toys by Zard Apuya

Ghibli’s toys. Zard Apuya is a toys customiser since 2010, living in San Diego, California. Born and raised on Guam island, in despite of his interest for art he has been first graduated from a MBA in Guam. His works inspiration has been first found in pop culture, and nowadays, food related toys are his main project. He expect to bring to his toys the same desire to eat than you will receive for food. He is on Arjutu thanks to his participation at tribute to Miyazaki organized by Spoke Art where he gave life to a few ghibli’s character.

Zard Apuya in a few words :

  • Born and raised in Guam
  • Living in San Diego, California
  • Graduated from a MBA, fine arts as minor
  • Toys customiser since 2010
  • More than 1200 pieces has been customized until now
  • Inspirited by pop culture, recently by food

Tribute to Miyazaki – Spoke Art


Artist: Zard Apuya
Title: “Kiki”
Medium: vinyl toy, mixed media
Dimensions: 4″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″

San – Princess Mononoke

Artist: Zard Apuya
Title: “Princess Mononoke”
Medium: vinyl toy, mixed media
Dimensions: 3.5″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″

No Face – Spirited Away

Title: “No Face”
Medium: vinyl toy, mixed media
Dimensions: 3″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″


Title: “Totoro”
Medium: vinyl toy, mixed media
Dimensions: 3″ x 2.5″ x 2.5″
If you are curious, you can find much more toys on his very interesting website.

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