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.
Mezco Joins Forces With Gigantor
New York- He’s made of steel, has a rocket-powered backpack, a pointy nose, eyes that never move, and incredible strength. He is Gigantor, and he is the latest addition to the Mezco Toyz lineup.
Originally developed as a weapon of war, Gigantor was later reprogrammed to act as a guardian of peace. Gigantor battles crime around the world, and clashes with the many villains who are always trying to steal or undermine the forces of good.
Since his American debut in 1964 he has captured the hearts and minds of every child who wished they could control a giant flying robot to fight evil.
Few characters have a half century of staying power, but Gigantor has proven himself to be bigger, faster, and stronger than the rest. Over the last five decades his popularity has grown exponentially but a dearth of product has left fans ravenous for new merchandise. Now, during his 50th anniversary in the US, Mezco Toyz will be releasing the Gigantor collectibles fans have been clamoring for.
Look for Mezco’s Gigantor products to hit stores in the 3rd quarter of 2015.
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