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Mezco Gigantor Promo

Mezco has sent over a new press release. They have announced the acquisition of the Gigantor license to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. debut of the character. Details are very scarce at the moment. But, with Toy Fair right around the corner, we may not have to wait too long for more info. I expect that we’ll see a variety of products and collectibles from Mezco, which will be coming in the third quarter of the year.

After the jump, you can check out the press release and the promo image.

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NECA Pacific Rims Series 6 Jaegers 2

Two upcoming Pacific Rim Jaegers are being solicited by NECA for Series 6. The newest assortment features Reactor Blast Gipsy Danger and Horizon Brave. The new Gipsy Danger is a massively battle damaged version of the updated Series 5 Gipsy Danger. It includes a blast accessory that can attach to the chest. Horizon Brave is a Mark-1 Jaeger, and features spring loaded missiles. As always, these were created using the digital film files from ILM.

Look for these figures in April. See a few photos by reading on.

Pacific Rim 6 Inch Baby Otachi Figure 1

Check out a very outside the box figure coming from NECA. They have revealed a Pacific Rim 6″ Baby Otachi Figure. They describe it as “rubbery & slimy“. The figure has a bendable tail. No word yet on price or release date.

UPDATE:
Some more info and a new images have been released by NECA. The 6″ long Baby Otachi is a miniature replica and is cast in rubber. It’s scheduled for release in April.

Check out the pics by reading on.

Mondo Iron Giant 001

Mondo‘s awesome Iron Giant figure is getting ready to go on pre-sale. The pre-order page is scheduled to go up later today at MondoTees.com. The massive figure features over 30 points of articulation, interchangeable heads, a magnetic “S” for the chest, an interchangeable War Arm, a Hogarth miniature figure, and a metal girder. A special limited version will include the detached hand from the film.

As an added bonus, Mondo has photos of Iron Giant director Brad Bird getting an up close and personal look at the figure. The Iron Giant will be $300, with the limited edition coming in at $315. Look for a release in the third quarter of 2015.

UPDATE:
Pre-orders are officially live.

Read on to see all of the new images.

Pacific Rim 18 Inch Striker Eureka 1

We’ve gotten a couple of glimpses of the Pacific Rim 18″ Striker Eureka Figure over the last month. Now NECA has posted a few official images and more info for the figure. The figure was created using the actual digital files from the movie. It features LED lights in the head and chest and is a fully articulated figure. It’s scheduled for release in April.

See the photos after the jump.

NECA Pacific Rim Otachi Figure 001

NECA saves us from a slow news day with some great photos of their upcoming Pacific Rim Ultra-Deluxe Kaiju – Otachi Figure. The new photos give fans a look at the final production version of the figure, as well as the packaging. The figure is over 18″ in length, features over 30 points of articulation, has an interchangeable tongue an acid spit effect. It will also come with a tiny baby Otachi figure.

The Otachi figure should be shipping in roughly a month. Read on to see the photos.

NECA Pacific Rim Visual Guide Christmas Reveal

NECA was teasing and previewing a few things as a Christmas gift to their fans. On their Twitter account, they posted a few images showing upcoming figures, a few blurry teasers and more. NECA’s Randy Falk started by posting a teaser showing a Predator Visual Guide, which looks to have a few new figures on there. Then he shared a desktop screenshot. The screenshot showed a Pacific Rim Visual Guide. But it was the thumbnails on the desktop that were much more intriguing. You can clearly see a Superman image. Is this perhaps the 18″ Christopher Reeve Superman people have been asking for? Also seen is what appears to be a Planet of the Apes George Taylor. Could we finally be getting the 7″ scale figure the line truly needs?

Randy began to release images from this tease as well. He started with a clear look at the new Gremlins prototypes. He followed that up with a look at the near final accessories for their Texas Chainsaw Massacre Ultimate Leatherface. Most recently, he has revealed the high resolution Pacific Rim Visual Guide, which as a few unannounced figures on display, including Horizon Brave.

If more are revealed, we’ll be sure to share it with our readers. You can check out the images after the jump.

ThreeZero Toy Soul 2014 Display 001

Check out a gallery showing the ThreeZero display at Hong Kong’s Toy Soul 2014. We get a close up look at a bunch of their collectible figures.These include first looks at a few figures. Here’s what they had on display:

  • Last Man Standing – Gabriel
  • Robocop 2014 Figures
  • Mazinkaiser Figures
  • The Matrix – APC
  • Titanfall Figures
  • Mass Effect 3 – Commander Shepard
  • Dead Space 3 – Isaac Clarke
  • Mazinger Z Figures
  • Zoids Figures
  • Chappie

Check out the photos by reading on.

Marvel Zombies Villains Minimates 2

Diamond Select Toys has sent along photos and info for this weeks new releases. These items will be hitting comic and specialty shops starting today. Included this week are the following:

  • Batman Classic TV Series Batman Vinyl Bank
  • Batman Classic TV Series Robin Vinyl Bust Bank
  • Lost in Space Robot B9 Metal Bottle Opener
  • Marvel Minimates Zombie Villains Series 2 Box Set

You can see much more info and the product photos after the jump.

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Pacific Rim Striker Eureka 18 Inch Figure

NECA has posted a preview of their next 18″ Scale Pacific Rim Figure. Next in line is a Striker Eureka Figure. The image shows the new large scale figure next to it’s 7″ scale version. The figure has LED lights in the chest, and looks to have retractable blades on the arms. Expect more info soon. For now, check out the photo by reading on.