Hasbro and 3A Toys have announced the pre-order availability of the next character in the Transformers DLX Collectible Figure Series- the villainous Deception Blitzwing. From the latest Transformers film, Bumblebee, the DLX Blitzwing stands 10.6 inches tall and features screen accurate detailing, 51 points of articulation, LED illuminated eyes, and die-cast metal parts. Blitzwing comes fully equipped to hunt and seek Bumblebee with his interchangeable Null-ray Blaster and the surgically precise Electron Spike Blade.
The figure is currently available to pre-order from the World of 3A Shop or the threezero store for $199.00 (includes worldwide shipping) and is expected to begin shipping in Q3 of 2019.
The DLX Blitzwing figure features the following:
LED Illuminated Eyes
Interchangeable Right Arm with Null-ray Blaster & Standard Right Arm
Interchangeable Left Hand with Electron Spike Blade
Three Pairs of Interchangeable Hands: Fists, Relaxed, and Action
From Portugal, artist Maria Filipe Castro aka droolwool has released her latest Fiber Art Toy - Pommie and her friend Worm bow. Pommie is a yellow apple and her best friend is a worm. She's part of a series of toys from Maria's "Fruits" collection (the first one being "Pommie and...aww...a baby Worm!"). The handmade felt piece measures almost 5.5 inches in height and is currently available to purchase for 260€ (about $300.00).
As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Orson Krennic was obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project. A cruel but brilliant man, Krennic has staked his reputation on the delivery of the functional battle station to the Emperor.
Longed for by many diehard Star Wars fans, Hot Toys has announced their 1/6th scale Director Orson Krennic collectible figure of from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Crafted based on the appearance of Ben Mendelsohn as Director Krennic in the film, this new collectible figure features a highly detailed head sculpt, a tailored Imperial uniform and magnetically attachable cape, additional rain gear attire, a blaster, and a character themed figure stand.
Currently, Sideshow Collectibles is taking pre-orders for the Orson Krennic figure. It's priced at $235.00 and expected to begin shipping in Q4 of 2019.
The Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - 1/6th scale Director Krennic Collectible Figure features:
Newly developed head sculpt with authentic and detailed likeness of Ben Mendelsohn as Director Krennic
Silver brown color short hair sculpture (with magnetic feature)
Five gesture hands
Left hand for holding pistol
Beige colored cloak (with magnetic feature)
Beige colored Imperial officer tunic
Pair of black-colored Imperial officer pants
Black-colored leather-like belt with silver colored buckle
Pair of black-colored leather-like boots
Black colored Imperial officer hat (with magnetic feature)
Beige colored rain poncho
Three ammo clips
Two code cylinders
Specially designed figure stand with character nameplate, Star Wars logo and an interchangeable graphic card
Tomenosuke has announced that their "MIMI The Cannibal Girl" Mondo Green Ghost Editionwill be released this weekend. From the controversial 1980's horror film - Cannibal Holocaust - this edition of the Japanese sofubi figure was made for three leading retail hobby shops in Japan. However, for overseas collectors that could not be purchased from them, Tomenosuke is offering up a few extras.
You can visit Tomenosuke's international online store this weekend - January 12th 2019 - at 23:59 JST (that's 9:59AM ET). The figure will retails for 16.500JPY (about $150.00).
Toy Art Gallery has announced their latest collaboration with Miscreation Toys - The Mini Miscreants - The Metallic Menace. These six figures stand 2 inches tall and feature a gold and blue factory paint job on a black soft vinyl. In addition, this edition also includes a Mini Miscreants enamel pin (seen below). The Mini Miscreants characters are Skullen, Goob, Jawrr, Nariphon, Demonette, and Half Skullen.
The Metallic Menace Edition will be available this Friday - January 11th 2019 - at Noon PT for $70.00 for the set of 6 figures (plus enamel pin).
Opening up their World of 3A Shop (bye, bye Bambaland), 3A Toys has announced pre-order availability for a pair of 8-inch tall Ashtro Lad figures. Both the SLEEPY 77 Ashtro Ladand the Ashtro Lad Decade are designed by artist Ashley Wood. They include three points of articulation and an additional (bent) left arm. You can currently pre-order both versions, which are priced at $100.00 each (including worldwide shipping). Look for the figures to begin shipping in Q2 of 2019.
Funko is helping collectors and fans celebrate the highly popular Japanese anime television show Dragon Ball Z with some additions to their Pop Animation: Dragonball Z Pop! Series. There are the Pop! and Buddy duos of Yamcha and Puar and King Kai and Bubbles. Plus, the Pop! Animation lineup adds the following characters: Videl, Goku, Android 17, and Android 18. There are also some exclusives, such as the GameStop exclusive Pop! Gohan, the Hot Topic exclusive SSGSS Vegito, and the West Coast Toys exclusive Jiren.
You can currently pre-order these figures or pick up some of the many already-released Dragonball Z Pop! figures over at Amazon.com.
Super7 has announced that those iconic Shogun figures from the 1980's have returned in their ReAction figure line. They've released five 3.75-inch tall ReAction figures, including Doublas M2 Cartoon, Garada K7 Cartoon, Great Mazinger Cartoon, Mazinger Z Cartoon, Rokuron Q9 Cartoon, and Rokuron Q9 Cartoon. Each figure is available to purchase for $15.00.
From the popular anime series Made in Abyss comes a pair of new Nendoroid figures available to pre-order from GoodSmile. Riko (shown above with the blonde hair) includes three face plates (standard, starry-eyed, and her gentle smiling expressions), her red whistle, and a helmet. The figure is currently available to pre-order for ¥5,093 (about $45.00) and is expected to ship in August 2019. The pre-order window closes on February 13th 2019.
The humanlike robot Reg (about with brown hair) includes three face plates (cute and cool standard expression, awakened expression, and embarrassed blushing expression). His helmet and mantle can be removed for multiple posing options. He also comes with an extended arm and incinerator effect sheet. The figure is currently available to pre-order for ¥5,463 (about $49.00) and is expected to ship in August 2019. The pre-order window closes on February 13th 2019.
The Hall of Armor- from Tony Stark’s Malibu mansion - displays the evolution of Iron Man armor...and Hot Toys has decided to remake that in 1/6th scale. Located in his basement workshop, it was created to place the futuristic arsenal of armored suits with perfect protection. Inspired by Iron Man 3, collectors can currently pre-order theHall of Armor in three different sets.
Standing approximately 15 inches tall by 9 inches wide by 7 inches deep, each case features more than 20 different LED light-up areas, metallic painting, stickers that shows holographic-like effect of Mark I-VII, and is compatible with displaying Hot Toys 1/6th scale Iron Man Collectible Figurine Series.
Sideshow Collectibles is currently taking pre-orders for three different setups (each one expected to arrive in Q3 of 2019). The Single Case retails for $125.00. The Set of 4 Cases retails for $450.00. And the complete Set of 7 Cases sells for $765.00.