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SDCC 2015 Goku 36

Back in June of this year, Tamashii Nations released a repaint of Son Goku featuring his Go Kanji logo, a new belt, and a new face. Everyone was down, except that it was limited to 300 units and available only in person, at Mexican event. I think most of the DBZ SHF fans first reaction was – WTF? Fast forward to SDCC 2015, and that same figure has been released, this time as a Comic Con exclusive, just with a different box. That definitely bumps the numbers up and lets the hardcore fans get a hold of him for a much more reasonable price. We were able to get a hold of him finally and have done up a photo shoot showing off Goku’s new digs. Check out over 35 HD shots of him in action after the break!

Make sure to hit our ongoing S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z coverage on our Jump Off page here: S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z Reference Guide.

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Bandai Star Wars Y Wing Model Kit 008

The latest Star Wars vehicle model kit coming from Bandai is a 1/72 Scale Y-Wing. This is a prepainted model kit that measure 225MM long (just under 9″) and will include a variety of accessories. It will include a Death Star style display base, laser effects, two seated pilots, a standing pilot, an R5 style Astromech Droid and an R2 style Astromech Droid. The cockpit canopy opens to place the pilot inside.

The Y-Wing Model Kit is due for release at the end of July. It’s priced at 3,400 Yen (about $27 USD). Read on to see the photos.

SDCC 2015 Batgirl In Package

Check out the San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusives coming from Toys “R” Us. They will be teaming up with Entertainment Earth for distribution at the con. Included are:

  • Transformers Masterpiece Bluestreak figure
  • Star Wars The Black Series Jabba’s Rancor Pit Set
  • G.I. Joe Desert Duel Pack
  • Batman vs. Harley Quinn Playset
  • My Little Pony Maud Rock Pie figure
  • My Little Pony Daring Do Dazzle figure
  • My Little Pony Cutie Mark Magic Princess Celestia figure
  • Power Rangers Limited Black Edition Legacy Megazord
  • Mortal Kombat Raiden 6″ figure
  • Batman Classic TV Series Batgirl figure

See a full press release and all the images by reading on.

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SHF Vegetto 046

The next S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z figure started to hit state side earlier this month and The Toyark is continuing it’s galleries of them today with Vegetto! Vegetto is the combined form of Goku and Vegeta, fusing together using the Potara Earrings to battle Majin Buu in the show. He uses the Goku mold as a base with a new head, forearms and feet to represent the Vegeta portion of the fusion. We’ve done up over 50 shots of Vegetto in action, so check him out after the break along with our quick thoughts!

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Biker Scout and Speeder Bike Bandai Kit 002

The newest Star Wars 1/12 Scale Model Kit has finally been added to Bandai‘s website. The latest update gives us an official look at the upcoming Biker Scout Trooper with Speeder Bike. The set will include a fully articulated Biker Scout, who comes with multiple hands and a blaster. The Speeder Bike will also include swappable rear thruster pieces. The set will contain two display stands; one based on Endor and the other based on a Death Star display.

This 1/12 scale model kit is scheduled for a June 2015 release. It will be priced at 5,000 Yen (about $42). You can see the new images by reading on.


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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