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Bandai Japan just dropped a bomb with the announcement of their S.H. Figuarts Hulkbuster! The figure stands 25cm tall (almost 10 inches) and looks to line up with their Hulk pretty well scale wise. It features light up LEDs, die cast construction, a metallic finish and a wide range of articulation. The figure however will retail for 34,560 Yen, which is currently roughly $285 dollars. It’s slated to go up for order on 5/29 in the Japanese Tamashii Web store. Check out the promo shots after the break, we’ll add more details as they become available via proper translations!

Bandai Star Wars Model Kits Shizouka Show 002

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.

Bandai Star Wars Model Kits Shizouka Show 006

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)

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Last week we got our first look at the Tamashii Mexico Exhibition exclusive S.H. Figuarts Son Goku. This is the non Super Saiyan Goku mold with a new “angry” face and the “Go” Kaji on his outfit. Additional pictures have surfaced over on a Chinese blog which shows off the figure in detail. Check them out after the break at hit the site for even more!

tamashii mexico goku

Well, this is cool and rare – Bandai / Tamashii Nations will be producing a limited run of the S.H. Figuarts Son Goku (non Super Saiyan) figure for the Tamashii Mexico Exhibition. The figure will only be available at the show which takes place on June 6th and 7th in Juarez Mexico, more details will come on May 25th. It will be limited in numbers and not distributed nation (or world) wide after the show. The exclusive differences include the “Go” Kanji writing on the gi, and a new face expression. Cost is 650 MXN (about 43 bucks). Check out the pics after the break, and hit Tamashii-Mexico for full details (in Spanish).

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SHF Android 16 046

It’s been a hard wait for the official US release of Android 16, but he has finally arrived and is ready for battle! Android 16 is the 19th figure in the S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z line and completes Dr. Gero’s creations (Cell, Android 17 and 18). Standing taller than the average figure, he is in scale with his fellow Androids and fits perfectly in the existing line up. We’ve done up a session with him, read on to check out 60 shots courtesy of site sponsor Entertainment Earth!

Related Entertainment Earth links: Bandai Japan Dragonball, Bandai Japan Action Figures, All Dragonball Items.

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SH Figuarts Darth Maul 002

Who is the next addition to the Star Wars SH Figuarts lineup? None other than Darth Maul! Image comes from the Cybergundam Facebook page. Read on to check out SH Figuarts Darth Maul!

Tag Hobby has added even more photos. They give us a great look at Darth Maul and Luke Skywalker. Check them out after the jump.

Bandai Star Wars Speeder Bik and Biker Scout Model Kit

Bandai is adding a really cool set to their Star Wars 1/12 Scale Plastic Model Kits. They have revealed there will be a Biker Scout and Speeder. Tag Hobby posted up a shot, along with some additional info. The Biker Scout will include multiple hands and a pistol. The figure will have a Death Star panel themed display base, which will hook up to the displays from the other 1/12 Scale Star Wars Kits. There will be a second, Endor themed, display base that holds the Speeder Bike.

The set is due in June. It will be priced at 5,000 yen (about $42 USD). These 1/12 scale kits come unassembled, but pre-painted. Once put together, they become fully articulated figures that stand roughly 6″ tall.

Bandai Star Ward Model C 3PO 001

Check out the latest figure from Bandai‘s upcoming Star Wars 1/12 Scale Plastic Model Figure line. Their newest reveal is for a C-3PO figure. These 1/12 scale figures are being released as “plastic models”, but are fully articulated figures. C-3PO joins Darth Vader, R2-D2, R5-D4 and a Stormtrooper in the line up so far. The figure stands at 142MM tall (roughly 5.6″).

C-3PO features multiple interchangeable hands, a communicator, and a figure base. The bases between the figure can connect for easy display. The figure also features a pops out, calling back to the scene in Return of the Jedi where he is attacked by Salacious B. Crumb on Jabba’s sail barge.

The figure is scheduled to go on sale April 23rd and will sell for 3,780 Yen, which is about $31 USD. Read on to see the images.

Bandai Star Wars R2 D2 and R5 D4 Figures 003

The next two 1/12 Scale Star Wars Plastic Model Kit Figures have been revealed by Bandai. They will be releasing R2-D2 and R5-D4. These articulated model kits will each include a third leg attachment, which can be stored inside the figure body. Each will also include a figure base, and an assortment of gadgets and other accessories that can be attached to the Droids. They are due for release later this month at a price of 2,592 Yen each (about $21 USD).

Read on to check out the images.