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Genetic Gao Gai Gar Head 002

Our friends at E2046 have sent along images for a new Genetic Gao Gai Gar “Head” – Pre-Painted Gathering Model Kit. Limited to just 30 pieces, the head stands at 25CM tall (just under 10″). It requires some minor assembly and includes the display base pictured. For the next 29 days, it’s on sale for $279.99. You can pre-order it Here.

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Frame Arms RF 12B Second Jive Plastic Model Kit 007

The next Frame Arms Model Kit has been revealed by Kotobukiya. We have our first look at the Frame Arms – RF-12/B Second Jive 1/100 Plastic Scale Model Kit. It stands at 6.5″ tall and features full articulation. It also includes accessories, such as a blade gun and cannon. Here’s a bit more from Kotobukiya:

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Continuing the hit line of original robot model kits in the Frame Arms series is a new transforming mecha, the RF-12/B Second Jive! A sleek and powerful robot with angular armor, flaring “skirts,” circular accents on its shoulders, and a striking visored head, the white and blue Jive looks fast even standing still. But that’s not all; this unique robot transforms into a high-tech motorcycle mode covered in armor and mounting weapons on the top! Like the other Frame Arms robots the RF-12/B has a basic robot skeleton, or “Frame,” which is highly articulated and covered in universal 3mm attachment points. Its armor and weaponry is unique, while all parts are fully interchangeable between all Frame Arms units and compatible with Koto’s M.S.G. (Modeling Support Goods) series of support units as well as the Border Break robots. Comprised of approximately 170 pre-colored parts, the Jive stands under 6 ½ inches tall (1/100 scale) with multiple points of articulation for extreme poseability and a full array of interchangeable weaponry like the Blade Gun and Multi-Cannon!

The kit is due for release in August. See the photos by reading on.

Evangelion Test Type 01 Model Kit 001

Check out photos for a new Evangelion Test Type-01 Plastic Model Kit by Kotobukiya. The kit is due for release in November. It features three head sculpts, over a dozen hands and other parts and accessories. It also has numerous points of articulation. No additional info was released.

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Gastness Temple Version 2 Model Kit 001

Check out this Five Star Stories – Gastness Temple Version 2 Model Kit from E2046. The 1/100 scale model kit will stand just under 12″ tall. This is part of the Gathering line of pre-painted model kits. It is priced at $212.99 with a release date scheduled for April 21st. You can pre-order it Here.

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Robo Force Wave 3 Wrecker and Sentinel 001

Later this evening, Toyfinity Toys will begin selling the third wave of their Robo Force figures. There are two very distinct releases. They include:

  • DX Genesis ROBO FORCE’S WRECKER the Demolisher – Glow in the Dark
  • Hunter ROBO FORCE’S SENTINEL the Protector– Silver

Toyfinity Toys sent along some samples for us to share with our readers. Wrecker represents Toyfinity’s first deluxe Robo Force figure. Instead of coming with 41 pieces, Wrecker includes 58 total pieces. The official Wrecker configuration stands much larger than the standard edition figures. This is also the first glow-in-the-dark Robo Force figure. Sentinel, meanwhile, comes with the standard 41 pieces. He is cast in silver, featuring a swirling, liquid-like appearance.The sale starts at 9PM EST at the Toyfinity Store.

Read on for the full gallery as well as my thoughts on the new releases.

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NECA Pacific Rim Scunner

NECA has posted the first look at a new Deluxe Kaiju from their Pacific Rim line. The newly released photo shows off the Kaiju known as Scunner. No word on release date at this time. We’ll have more info as it becomes available.

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Armored Core V KT 104 Model Kit 4

Kotobukiya has posted up photos showing off a new Armored Core model kit. the new pics give us our first look at the Armored Core V KT-104 Perun Hanged Man Plastic Model Kit. They did not reveal any pricing, size, scale, or release info at this time. However, the images show the figure is fully articulated, comes with a few different weapons, and features a nicely detail paint scheme.

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Frame Arms NSG Z0 D Magatsuki Plastic Model Kit 1

Kotobukiya has revealed another Frame Arms Model Kit. This time it’s the Frame Arms NSG-Z0/D Magatsuki Plastic Model Kit. Like the E Durga I, this is being released at /100 scale, which means the kit stands at 6.5″ tall. It also features 30 points of articulation. This fully painted model kit is also due out this August.

A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! Continuing the hit line of original robot model kits in the Frame Arms series are two brand new designs starting with a unique robotic samurai, the NSG-Z0/D MAGATSUKI! Featuring large feet, ornate hip armor, arm shields, and a decorative head, the Magatsuki is resplendent in its royal crimson and silver color scheme with aqua highlights and is sure to stand out in your display. Like the other Frame Arms robots the NSG-Z0/D has a basic robot skeleton, or “Frame,” which is highly articulated and covered in universal 3mm attachment points. Its armor and weaponry is unique, while all parts are fully interchangeable between all Frame Arms units and compatible with Koto’s M.S.G. (Modeling Support Goods) series of support units as well as the Border Break robots. Comprised of approximately 300 pre-colored parts, the Magatsuki stands over 6 ½ inches tall (1/100 scale) with 30 points of articulation for extreme poseability and a full array of interchangeable weaponry!

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Frame Arms NSG Z0 E Durga I Plastic Model Kit 003

Kotobukiya has posted images and info for a new Frame Arms NSG-Z0/E Durga I Plastic Model Kit. At 1/100 scale, the kit stands at 6.5″ tall and features 30 points of articulation. The fully painted model kit is due out this August.

A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import! The second in a new wave of original Kotobukiya robot model kits brings a sleek metal knight to your collection with the all new Frame Arms NSG-Z0/E DURGA I! Resembling a giant robot clad in striking purple, yellow, and red medieval armor, the Durga I features heavy plating especially on its knees and massive shoulders. The knightly look is completed by a crested helm-like head unit, and traditional melee weapons like a giant-sized lance and mace! All Frame Arms robots including the Durga I have a basic robot skeleton, or “Frame,” which is highly articulated and covered in universal 3mm attachment points. Its armor and weaponry is unique, while all parts are fully interchangeable between all Frame Arms units and compatible with Koto’s M.S.G. (Modeling Support Goods) series of support units as well as the Border Break robots. Standing over 6 ½ inches tall (1/100 scale), the Durga I is comprised of approximately 400 pre-colored parts and when fully assembled features 30 points of articulation for great posing options.

See all of the photos by reading on.