The Toyark’s S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z galleries continue today with Super Saiyan Gohan! Gohan is rocking his Cell Saga, post-training look, a tribute to Piccolo‘s Namekian training garb. He came with multiple hands and faces, and two sets of Super Saiyan hair – “chillin” and “angry”. Gohan was the 3rd release in the series and was later redone as a SDCC exclusive. Check out over 25 high res shots of Gohan in action after the break, and make sure to check back every day for a new DBZ SHF gallery till we have ‘em all done!
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The Toyark’s catch up galleries for S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z continue today with Super Saiyan Goku! We’ll be doing a gallery a day until they are all up and done! This second release in the line features Goku in his manga colors, more yellow than orange, in Super Saiyan form. He is the base figure for multiple releases so far, with potentially more to come. Check out our thoughts and over 25 shots after the break, and make sure to check back each day for a new SHF DBZ gallery!
The Dragonball saga of Goku and friends has been going on since 1985. Staying (for the most part) in continuity for almost 30 years. We’ve seen Goku rise from a child to having grand-children. Luckily Saiyans age much slower :). With the recent release of a new DBZ movie – Battle of the Gods – it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop any time soon.
The Dragonball Z S.H. Figuarts line has been around since late 2010, with the first release of Piccolo. The line has steadily progressed with 4 releases a year, currently boasting 16 pieces in all. I’ve personally been collecting it since SDCC 2011, where I randomly picked up a SDCC exclusive Goku while browsing around the Bluefin booth. I skipped a couple here and there, but eventually went back and got them anyway. The line continues to impress, giving fans of the series a modern, highly poseable, visually accurate version of the classic characters. It’s continually been a high point in my collecting, constantly looking forward to the next release more than most other figures and lines out there.
Today, we are starting a gallery-per-day trek to update Toyark.com with full galleries of every single Dragonball Z S.H. Figuarts available. We’ll go in order of release and at the end, we’ll collect it all on one page for everyone to reference moving forward. So, without further chatter, check out over 35 high res images of S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z Piccolo!
Make sure to check back each day for the next 2 weeks as we celebrate SHF DBZ!
Bluefin Tamashii Nations has updated with info on the North American release of Android 16. The highly anticipated release in the Dragonball Z SH Figuarts line is scheduled to hit in March 2015. It will have a SRP of $61.99. From Tamashii:
Who was Dr. Gero’s orange haired and entirely synthetic android creation? You guessed it, Android 16! The powerful Android 16 joins 17 and 18 in the S.H.Figuarts lineup. Android 16 comes with 3 interchangeable face parts (yelling, laughing, and battle damage design) perfect for recreating your favorite Dragon Ball scenes! Interchangeable right and left hands are also included.
If you missed the photos, you can check them out Here.
Tamashii has posted up images and info for their upcoming Dragonball Z Android 16 SH Figuarts. The figure is due, in Japan, in February 2015 as a web shop limited item. It’s priced at 5,940 Yen (about $56 USD). Android 16 will stand at 175MM tall (just under 7″). The figure will include interchangeable hands and three interchangeable faces.
Read on to check out a few images of the upcoming figure. When word comes in for the North American release, we’ll be sure to update.
Woah, two DBZ Figuarts galleries in one day! Since Battle of the Gods is out now in US theaters (seriously, go see that) we are celebrating by doing up some Dragonball Z galleries today. Next up is the Bluefin Tamashii SDCC 2014 Exclusive Vegeta. This is a repaint of the non-Super-Saiyan Vegeta in colors seen during a couple early episodes of Dragonball Z. During Vegeta’s first appearance in the show and his travels to Earth, he rocked this funky color scheme. Once he arrived on Earth, he magically had the blue white and yellow colored armor we know so well. To celebrate this animation error we get this exclusive, perfect for a limited run offering at a con IMO. Check out over 30 pics of Vegeta in action after the break!
This week marks the return of Dragonball Z to the US market with the theatrical release of Battle of the Gods. The story started way back in 1985 and hasn’t stopped, keeping one continuous canon that mostly works :). Over 440 episodes, 17+ movies, direct to video and tv specials, a couple of horrible live action movies, plus merchandise spanning almost 30 years keeps this train moving. S.H. Figuarts from Bandai Tamashii has revitalized Dragonball Z action figures, giving us visually accurate figures as seen in the shows with tons of poseability and accessories.
Today we’re looking at Android 18, the first of the Androids (all are planned now). Check out over 30 shots of Android 18 in action after the break, courtesy of site sponsor Entertainment Earth!
Here’s the Tamashii Nations booth at San Diego Comic-Con 2014. Included:
- Dragon Ball Z
- Sailor Moon
- SH Monsterarts Godzilla
- SH Monsters Alien vs Predator
- SH Figuarts Injustice: Gods Among Us
- SH Figuarts Super Mario and Luigi
The Dragon Ball Z SH Figuarts Broly is coming to North America courtesy of Bluefin Tamashii Nations. Broly will be taller than previous DBZ Figuarts as he will stand at 7.5″ tall. The figure is scheduled for release in November/December at a price of $67.99. Here’s more from Tamashii Nations:
Maybe it wasn’t a thousand years, but at last the Legendary Super Saiyan Broly is being brought to life by S.H.Figuarts via overwhelming U.S. fan demand! Broly comes in at approximately 7.5 inches high, appropriately taller than other S.H.Figuarts Dragon Ball characters. His overwhelming power and muscular build are captured with meticulous sculpting detail. Recreate some of Broly’s more infamous scenes with the additional facial expression parts including one maniacal smirking face and the other being a berserk-like scream. Additional parts include three unique energy-sphere effect parts and interchangeable hand pieces. This Tamashii Web Exclusive item will be available through U.S. affiliated Bluefin retailers.
Check out the photos after the jump.
Bluefin Tamashii Nations has revealed their San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Exclusive – SH Figuarts Dragon Ball Z Vegeta Original Animation Colors. Info from Tamashii:
In this classic S.H.Figuarts rendition of Vegeta, he appears as you’ve only seen him in the original anime! Flash back to when Vegeta had reddish-brown hair and a completely different green and orange coloring for his Saiyan combat suit. Set comes with a rich variety of accessories for the ultimate action figure experience! Parts include folded arms, four interchangeable hand sets, including a special interchangeable “scouter crushing” hand part, three interchangeable face parts and head part with attachable scouter, tail parts, effect parts and special support stand for effect parts. This 2014 San Diego Exclusive is offered exclusively to fans in the US!
They’ve also revealed an SDCC Exclusive Black Ranger, which you can check out at our sister site Tokunation. Read on to see the photos of the SDCC Exclusive Vegeta.