Over the weekend, new hits that toy maker Banpresto, a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings since March of 2006, has been dissolved. A press release was issued on Saturday announcing that their assets have been merged with Bandai Spirits, which is a also subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. The available info makes no mention of what will be done with the assets or if their current toy and statue lines will continue. The news comes via GameBiz.jp.
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Here is the Banpresto statue display from Toy Fair 2019. they had their own booth, as well as some items at the Diamond Previews booth. They have a mix of Dragon Ball, DC, Harry Potter and other anime characters.
Here’s nearly 100 photos of the remaining items seen at the Dragon Ball North American Tour event taking place at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. In this gallery, you’ll see soem photos of the general event, statue from Banpresto, Figure-Rise Standard, Dragon Ball Shokugan, the Dragon Stars Series and more. See all of the photos by clicking the headline of the story.
Banpresto brought along a bunch of Dragon Ball Z statues and collectible mini-figures to Toy Fair 2018. Also shown here is a Naruto statue.
Here’s the remainder of the items we took pics of from the Previews booth at San Diego Comic-Con 2017.
Diamond Previews had quite the preview for upcoming Dragonball Z merchandise imported from Banpresto. Included in their booth was the following merchandise:
- Broly statue
- Goku statue
- Super Saiyan 3 Goku statue
- Vegeta statue
- Young Goku statue
- Dramatic Showcase – Frieza vs Goku
- Dramatic Showcase – Perfect Cell
- Dramatic Showcase – Goku and Gohan Fight Perfect Cell
- Dramatic Showcase – The Ginyu Force
- Super Master Stars Super Saiyan Goku
- Super Master Stars Magna Dimensions Super Saiyan Goku
- Resolution of Soldiers Super Saiyan Goku
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The Diamond Previews booth (not to be confused with the Diamond Select Toys booth) was packed with a lot of items. These are mainly import and specialty shop releases. But they did have some highly anticipated items on display. Included are:
- Batman v Superman MAFEX
- The Dark Knight Joker MAFEX
- Banpesto Dragon Ball Z Son Goku Statue
- SD Toys Pixel Figure Collection
- Warpo Legends of Cthulhu Figures
- Play Arts Kai Final Fantasy XII Fran
- Icon Heroes DC TV Paperweight Statues
- Icon Heroes Star Trek Paperweight Statues
Here are a few additional photos of what Banpresto was displaying at New York Comic-Con 2015. These include the oversized cel-shaded Dragon Ball Z figures, an oversized Naruto as well as their DBZ minifigures.