Azone International is one of Japan’s most popular doll companies and offers several different doll collections varying in sizes but each equipped with a set of real cloth clothes and cute accessories.
Their most well-known collection is the EX Cute range featuring a series of cute girl characters which began with seven students at Portoldam Women’s College before adding a few more friends to the group which now consists of: Koron, Aika, Raili, Himeno, Chiika, Miu, Lien, Yuta, Aoto, Nina, Chisa, Minami, Mia, Mio, Sera, Solane, and Tsukiha!
Azone is also the manufacturer of the Sahra’s a la Mode collection which features five different characters so far: Sahra, Maya, Alisa, Lycee, and Yuzuha. Each of the Sahra’s a la Mode dolls is 1/6th scale and comes in a Pure Neemo body.
Other original series include the Purimyure Fairy Association: Li’l Fairy which is a collection of 1/12th scale dolls using the articulated Picco Neemo body which take the form of adorable little fairies who want to help you out around the house. So far there are four different characters: Lipu, Erunoe, Vel, and Riam.
Of course, Azone has its own independent original characters too and these luxury dolls usually come in a 48 to 50 cm size each using the Obitsu body making them extremely flexible and perfect for posing! There are three main lines in the original collection including: the Ellen series; the Black Raven series which includes the characters Lili, Cecily, Luluna, and Amane; and the Happiness Clover series which is centered around Yui Sakuranomiya.