·  Blythe Universe  ·

Blythe dolls have a fascinating history. For more than half a century now they have retained their original charm. Find out all about it!

· The 10 keys to the Blythe Universe ·

The Blythe family.  As with all families, chez Blythe, each doll is different...
We present the main keys for getting to know them.

· Identifying a Blythe in 3 steps ·

There are three original Blythe heights. Here we show you how to differentiate between them.
  • Height: 28,5 cm
  • Direct successor to the Kenner originals
  • It has 4 pairs of chips (eyes) which change colour and position
  • The body is quite static but she has three movable positions in the knees
  • There are various types of molds
  • Height: 20 cm
  • They were born in the year 2010
  • They have 3 eye positions and 1 sole colour
  • They can move their eyes from left to right by means of a small wheel behind the head
  • The knees do not bend
  • Height: 11,2 cm
  • They were conceived in the shape of a keyring
  • Mobile parts: Eyelids and extremities
Neo Blythe molds

The head mold has evolved since the first Blythe. Find out about them.

  • June of 2001 - March of 2002
  • Same body as the Licca dolls
  • Flexible legs and arms.
  • Some models with matt face and 'boggled eyes'
  • Very fine eyelashes and round eye sockets
  • They are not currently in production, and are much in demand after the Kenner Blythe originals
  • June of 2002 - October of 2003
  • The Licca body is replaced with another more rigid one
  • Only the legs are flexible
  • Fine and soft eyelashes
  • February of 2004 - End of 2006
  • New head mold (difficult to open)
  • Only the legs are flexible
  • December of 2006 - Today
  • Brings together the best features of the EBL and SBL
  • It has the smallest face and roundest nose
  • The click made by the eyes when pulling the ring is softer
  • This new mold is closer to the Kenner Blythe originals
  • March of 2009 - Today
  • Inspired by the Excellent (EBL) mold, it has a more childish appearance and a less shiny face
  • August of 2013 - Today
  • Enormous improvement to eye change with the pullring and a softer click with a slight pull
  • Only the legs are flexible
  • Difficulty in customizing the nose
  • TAOBAO Blythe / FAKE Blythe 2012
  • Replicas of the original TAKARA molds
  • In some models the eye mechanism is a little more visible.
  • Replicas do exist of very good quality

The value of the doll varies considerably in accordance with year and manufacturer.

  • The originals, sold in the USA in 1972 by Kenner
  • They were not very popular.
  • Their production was halted one year after their launch.
  • They are the most in demand
  • Manufactured for the Japanese market in 1972 under the Hasbro license and  produced by Tomy Toy´s Corp.
  • Shinier eyelids and softer hair than the Kenner dolls
  • The AiAi Chan were not successful
  • Very much in demand and difficult to obtain in the Western market
  • Manufactured from 2001 to present day by the Japanese factory TAKARA
  • There are 6 different molds
  • Their price varies depending on model, with the most in demand being the limited editions
  • Replicas almost identical to the 1972 Kenner originals. (Made in USA)
  • In 2004, production begins on 12 dolls, with reproduction of the 12 original Kenner outfits
  • ADG stopped production in 2007-2008
  • They are not in as much demand as the Kenner or AiAi Chan

For adoption

All our dolls are identified with their stamp and certificate of authenticity.