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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.

Toy Fair 2015 Bandai Sprukits 013

Check out the remaining Bandai booth images. These give us a look at a few Godzilla toys, Doraemon, Sprukits and more. The Sprukits display proved to be quite interesting. We got a look at the following:


  • Halo
  • The Dark Knight Trilogy
  • DC Comics
  • Arkham Series Batman
  • Man of Steel
  • Pokemon
  • Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – NO PHOTOS PERMITTED (were either Level 2 or 3)

Toy Fair 2015 Banpresto 014

Yesterday, we reported that Bandai was bringing over Banpresto collectibles to North America. At Toy Fair 2015, they showcased many of the products we’ll be seeing. For more details on Banpresto coming to the US, Click Here. I’m not too familiar with these items just yet, so here’s what they had listing in the presser:

  • SCulture BIG Zoukeio Series
  • DXF Series
  • WCF (World Collectable Figure) Series
  • Girls Memories Figure Series
  • Chibi-Kyun-Chara Series & Collectable Figure for Girls Series
  • Other New Brands to Come:


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Bandai America will be bringing over popular collectible items from their Japanese parent company in 2015. Banpresto items will include MASTER STARS PIECE Series, SCulture BIG Zoukeio Series, DXF Series, WCF (World Collectable Figure) Series, Girls Memories Figure Series, Chibi-Kyun-Chara Series & Collectable Figure for Girls Series – with characters in each from Dragonball Z, Sailor Moon, One Piece, NARUTO, Attack on Titan, Sword Art Online II, and Madoka Magica.

The GASHAPON items are vending machine capsule toys, smaller items. Also on the list will be SHOKUGAN collectibles, which are “high quality inexpensive toys paired with a piece of candy or gum”. Both are popular in Japan.

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Machine Robo Revenge of Cronos 1

Our sister site, TFW2005 ran the story earlier this morning. Bandai & Action Toys are teaming up for high end versions of the classic Machine Robo Figures, which you may remember as Gobots! Tag Hobby reports that the new line is called Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos. These are highly detailed, fully transformable figures. Included are:

  • Cy-Kill
  • Jet Robo / Fitor
  • Drill Robo / Screwhead
  • Turbo
  • Leader-1
  • Tank Robo / Tank
  • Shuttle Robo / Spay-C

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Disney Expo Japan 2015 Hasbro Avengers 002

Disney Expo Japan is a show I personally haven’t followed. Well, it looks that needs to change as pics are popping up online showing some Marvel and Star Wars items coming from companies like Sideshow, Hot Toys, Hasbro, Bandai, and Takara Tomy. Japanese site Game Watch has posted up a bunch of photos. After the jump, you can check them out. Here’s some of the items you will see:

  • Hot Toys Star Wars 1/6 Scale – Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Shadow Stormtrooper and Darth Vader
  • Sideshow Sixth Scale – 501st Clone Trooper and Clone Commander Wolffe
  • Star Wars Potato Heads
  • Star Wars Potato Head Keychains
  • Bandai – Star Wars Model Kits, Phone Cases and Games
  • Hasbro – Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulkbuster Titan Class
  • Hasbro – Avengers Legends Series – Hulk, Captain America, Thor and Iron Man
  • Takara Tomy Arts – Star Wars Plush

See the pics by reading on.

SHF Broly 17

The Legendary Saiyan has finally arrived! S.H. Figuarts Broly has been working his way stateside since last month, and is now here at Toyark HQ ready for another high resolution photo gallery! Broly is huge, I mean really huge, compared to the rest of the Dragonball Z characters and his S.H. Figuarts version is no different. We’ve run him through the motions for you in over 50 images after the break, read on to check em and our mini review out!

And, don’t forget to check our SHF DBZ comprehensive guide featuring galleries for ALL the Dragonball Z Figuarts figures, checklists, upcoming info and more!

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Android 17 SHF 39

The Toyark is happy to continue it’s galleries for S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z figures today with Android 17! Android 17 was a natural next step after the previous release of his robo-sister, Android 18. Key players in the Cell Saga, they are definitely worthy of some shelf space along with Cell, Trunks, SS Vegeta, and Gohan, all previously released. So, how does Android 17 stack up with the rest? Check out our thoughts and over 50 shots in action after the break courtesy of site sponsor Entertainment Earth!

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

Oh, and for those who never jumped into Dragonball Z but have thought about it – the condensed, remastered, unedited (for blood etc) version begins re-airing again on the network that started the US DBZ craze over a decade ago – Cartoon Network, and specifically, Toonami. Now a more adult block, weekly instead of daily, Toonami will be airing these starting with episode 1 THIS WEEKEND. Set your DVR’s now, check the trailer below!

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Star Wars Movie Realization Samurai Stormtrooper

At the Tokyo toy Fair 2014, Bandai had on display a few new Movie Realization Samurai Star Wars Figures. The pics here aren’t that great, but they do give us our first look at:

  • Samurai Stormtrooper
  • Samurai Sandtrooper
  • Samurai Royal Guard

The photos come courtesy of Toy People News. We’ll update when more photos and info becomes available. Read on to check them out.