FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about Tsum Tsums
What are Tsum Tsums?
Tsum Tsums are collectible plush based on the Tsum Tsum game, originally from Japan. “Tsum” means “Stack” so “Tsum Tsum” literally means “Stack Stack.”
How do you pronounce Tsum Tsum?
Disney has released few messages saying to pronounce it like “Tsunami” so it’s somewhat like “soom soom.”
When were Tsum Tsums first released?
Tsum Tsums were released in Japan in late 2013. They were introduced in the United States in July 2014 and then released in the UK/EU in February 2015.
Where can I buy authentic Tsum Tsums?
In the United States Tsums can be purchased online at the US DisneyStore.com, at Disney Stores across the nation and at World of Disney in Downtown Disney CA as well as Once Upon A Toy in Downtown Disney Florida. Additionally, a limited selection of Tsum Tsums can be purchased at Target stores nationwide.
In the United Kingdom, Tsums can be purchased online at the UK DisneyStore.com, as well as Disney Stores in the UK. Additionally, a limited selection of Tsum Tsums can be purchased at Clinton’s Cards.
In the European Union (For now the stores are in France, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Italy that I know of) Tsums can be purchased on online DisneyStores, Disney Stores, some Primark locations and some Toys R US locations (ONLY IN EUROPE).
In Japan, Tsum Tsums can be purchased at the Japanese DisneyStore.com as well as the Japanese Disney Stores. As of now, they cannot be purchased inside Japan Disneysea.
In Hong Kong, Tsum Tsums can be purchased at the Disney Stores in the airport as well as inside Hong Kong Disneyland.
Finally, in China, Tsum Tsums may be purchased at the new Flagship Disney Store in Shanghai.
What is Tsum Tsum Tuesday?
In the United States (and now in the UK/EU), new Tsum Tsums are released on the first Tuesday of the month beginning with January of 2015. Past Tsum Tsum Tuesday collections are:
- January – Cinderella
- February – 101 Dalmatians
- March – Frozen
- April – Big Hero 6
- May – The Little Mermaid
- June – Inside Out
When do Tsum Tsums go on sale on Tsum Tsum Tuesday?
In the US, Tsum Tsums go on sale online at 12:00 AM PST which is 2:00 AM Central or 3:00 AM Eastern. In the past, they have been kinda late, usually around 12:20 or 12:30. In the UK, Tsum Tsums go online at 8:00 AM local time. In store, the Tsum Tsums are on sale whenever your store opens.