At the 54th Shizuoka Hobby Show, Bandai revealed their upcoming Star Wars AT-AT Plastic Model Kit. Details, for the most part, were pretty scarce. Now a video from the ImpressWatchChannel Youtube shows off some of the features of the AT-AT. Bandai had the vehicle rigged up to show off the assorted features, such as full articulated legs, guns, neck, etc. Check out the video below to see it in action.
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Bandai had a large display sowing off their Star Wars Model Kits at a Shizuoka Hobby Show. The display included some new pieces. Tag Hobby has posted some photos of the display. Included:
- Biker Scout Trooper with Speeder Bike – 1/12 Scale, June 2015, 5,000 Yen (about $42)
- Sandtrooper – 1/12 Scale, August 2015, 2,700 Yen (about $22)
- AT-AT – Release date, price and scale were unspecified
- Y-Wing – 1/72 Scale, July 2015, 3,400 Yen (about $28 USD)
- Snow Speeder – 1/48 Scale, May 2015, 2,400 Yen (about $20 USD)
Read on to see the images.
Hot Toys has released official photos and info for their Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope – Sandtrooper 1/6 Scale Figure. The 12″ figure will feature 30 points of articulation. It will include a patrol droid, multiple interchangeable hands, binoculars, three different blasters, and a backpack. The figure features weathering effects and a Tatooine themed figure base as well. Right now it’s scheduled for release between the end of the year and the beginning of 2016.
See all of the Sandtrooper photos and more info by reading on.
LEGO has just announced plans for a new line of LEGO sets called Dimensions. Included in the sets will be popular characters in smaller size classes for Star Wars, DC Comics Super Heroes, Scooby-Doo and many more.
- LEGO Dimensions Team Packs
- LEGO Dimensions Level Packs
- LEGO Dimensions Fun Packs
Check out all the new LEGO Dimensions images after the jump.
The Black Series backlog is starting to unclog and the next wave of Deluxe figures are hitting, specifically Deluxe wave 2 Han Solo with Tauntaun! This is yet another classic look for Han after his Episode IV standard and Stormtrooper looks, this time from Empire in his Hoth gear. Oh yeah, he comes with a fully articulated Tauntaun as well. :). We’ve run him through the motions and did up 35 shots of him in action, check them out after the break courtesy of site sponsor Entertainment Earth!
Two new Revoltech Vehicles have been revealed by Kaiyodo. Thanks to Tag Hobby, we have some images to share. They have announced and revealed the first images for the following:
- Back to the Future 2 – DeLorean
- Star Wars – X-Wing
Details are being kept mostly under wraps right now. We have a bit of info on the X-Wing. We know that is scheduled for a release in August at a price of 5,500 Yen (about $45 USD). It will include a miniature Luke Skywalker and R2-D2.
Right now, we don’t have too much on the DeLorean other than it being a special offer for 2015. Still waiting on release date and pricing info. Previous Kaiyodo vehicles have measured in the 6″ to 8″ range, so expect both of these to come in around that size.
You can check out some photos by reading on.
Beast Kingdom has revealed an all-new Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back – Egg Attack Darth Vader Statue. This 8″ stylized statue comes with a themed base, a removable helmet piece, light up LED features and breathing sound effects. The light up features include his belt, chest, Lightsaber and Carbonite Chamber base. No release date is mentioned, but it will be priced at $174.99.
See a few photos by reading on.
Herocross has posted a new preview. The new pic gives us our first look at upcoming Star Wars Hybrid Metal Figuration C-3PO and R2-D2 Figures. These figure will be made of diecast metal and include LED light up features. There are no details shared at this time. We’ll update when more info becomes available.
See the photo by reading on.
Thanks to StarWars.com we now have our first images and information on what the in-package toys and merchandise will look like, as well as the release date for the huge Star Wars: The Force Awakens product launch.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS PRODUCTS TO ARRIVE ON ‘FORCE FRIDAY,’ SEPTEMBER 4
StarWars.com is thrilled to announce that Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will land in our galaxy on September 4, 2015, at 12:01 a.m. — “Force Friday” — with stores around the world opening their doors at midnight for a special celebration of all things Star Wars. It will be a day long remembered.
“Every lightsaber, every action figure, every LEGO set tells a story for generations of Star Wars fans, and this global event is a celebration of those stories. We’re excited to be part of the countdown to this enormous movie moment,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president, global licensing, Disney Consumer Products.
Fans wanting to be the first to get their hands on Star Wars: The Force Awakens merchandise can set their hyperspace and social media coordinates now: They will be able to visit their local retailer starting at midnight on September 4, and are encouraged to document their experience using the hashtags #ForceFriday and #MidnightMadness. A wide-range of products — from toys and collectibles, to books and comics, ebooks and apps, to apparel and lifestyle accessories — will be available at mass retailers and Disney Store locations worldwide, as well as on DisneyStore.com.
Also revealed here for the first time is the packaging for Star Wars: The Force Awakens products, featuring the shadowy new villain, Kylo Ren. The ominous shadowy figure and the red lightsaber he wields will be featured on Star Wars product packaging beginning September 4, 2015. Let the countdown begin.
Wave 7 of Star Wars Black Series is finally here and today we have the second new figure in the wave – Han Solo in Stormtrooper Disguise. He comes packed with Bossk and two repacks, Tie-Pilot and Chewbacca. The figure is an iconic look from the first movie, and if you don’t need a second Han Solo on your shelf then pop that helmet on and BOOM, another Stormtrooper for the ranks. And who doesn’t need more Stormtroopers. We’ve done up a over 20 shots of the Hantrooper in action, check him out after the break courtesy of site sponsor Entertainment Earth!