Monday, April 14, 2014

Bluefin Tamashii Nations August 2014 releases: Godzilla 1995 Birth, Sailor Jupiter, Naruto, and more!


S.H.Figuarts: Naruto


At last, one of the most requested characters in Tamashii Nations' surveys finally takes his rightful place in the S.H.Figuarts series.  Naruto, as he appears in the “Naruto: Shippuden” animated series, will finally be portrayed as an action figure with intricate articulation to recreate the most extreme ninja action sequences.  This advanced action figure also features a full-array of optional accessories, including a total of four interchangeable facial expressions for depicting a variety of character specific scenes, two kunai, Rasengan effect parts, and interchangeable hands (5 left, 6 right).  Buy one or...  Heck, you already know you're going to need several.  Three words: Shadow Clone Jitsu.  Believe it!

Metal Build: Laevatein


The intrepid Laevatein Arm Slave from Full Metal Panic joins the popular Metal Build series, replete with diecast and an originally crafted design produced by mecha designer Kanetake Ebikawa (Gundam Exia).  Intricate systems such as elbow-mounted wire guns, a calf-mounted cooling system, and a torso mounted sub-arm are depicted in meticulous detail.  Even the cockpit hatch is adjustable.  Also included are a wealth of accessories, including a deluxe display stand, anti-tank daggers (x2), shot gun, demolition gun, monomolecular cutter (x2), pilot figures (x2), Fairy Feather system parts, and 4 sets of interchangeable hands.

Super Robot Chogokin: Gao Figh Gar


Gao Figh Gar from the “The King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL” OVA joins the ranks of Super Robot Chogokin diecast robot action figure series!  Complete with splendid detail and dynamic effect parts, the Gao Figh Gar is able to replicate a variety of special techniques, including the Broken Phantom, Protect Wall, and Hell and Heaven attacks.  Three sets of interchangeable hands, as well as interchangeable hand parts for Hell and Heaven and hand-shake are included, and can be used with the separately sold Super Robot Chogokin Genesic Gao Gai Gar (for recreation of iconic opening scene of the final episode).

Robot Spirits: Gundam Geminass 01 (Assault Booster)


The Gundam Geminass 01 (Assault Booster) Mobile Suit from the Gundam Wing Side Story, “New Report Gundam Wing Dual Story: G-Unit” (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Last Outpost) joins the Robot Spirits line-up!  With intricate detail and superior articulation, this deluxe robot action figure comes complete with G-Unit Assault Booster accessories which can be attached on the shoulders and leg areas.  Also includes accessories for the G-Unit Shield, Accelerate Rifle, Beam Swords (x2), and three sets of interchangeable hand parts.

Robot Spirits: Genoumaru


Following the release of Ryumaru and Senomaru, Genoumaru from Mashin Hero Wataru joins the Robot Spirits series as the third Mashin installment!  Shoulder mounted verniers and retractable foot blades are portrayed in detail.  This deluxe robot action figure also features a full array of accessories, including electric shuriken effect parts, Genryusai and Himiko figures, 4 sets of interchangeable hands, and other arsenal.

S.H.Figuarts: Robo Rider


The S.H.Figuarts love for Kamen Rider Black RX continues with The Prince of Sadness, Robo Rider!  This high quality rendition comes complete with the character's signature Vortech Shooter pistol for blasting away the baddies of Crisis. Even his belt area has been  portrayed using clear parts for enhanced realism.  Interchangeable hands (1 left, 2 right) are also included for enacting all of Robo Riders signature poses.
 

S.H.Figuarts: Kamen Rider Leangle


The fourth and final Rider in the Kamen Rider Blade series joins the S.H.Figuarts line-up!  Leangle features his massive Leangle Rouzer staff, with interchangeable parts for depicting it with either retracted or open blades.  Even his belt mounted card holder can be opened and closed!  Includes a total of 13 Rouzer cards and interchangeable hands (3 left, 4 right).

S.H.MonsterArts: Godzilla 1995 Birth



Godzilla as he re-appears in the final seconds of the 1995 “Godzilla vs Destroyah” movie joins the high end S.H.MonsterArts advanced monster action figure series with meticulously crafted detail and dynamic articulation.  This deluxe kaiju action figure set features the heavily fan requested atomic breath effect and effect stand parts as well as interchangeable hands.

Saint Cloth Myth: Taurus Aldebaran


Enter the Ox!  Taurus Aldebaran joins the ranks of the Saint Cloth Myth EX series with his massive form completely realized, and a full array of options parts to portray a variety of iconic scenes from the anime.  Included are his characteristic folded arms, along with a total of 5 interchangeable faces. Armor/cloth parts employ diecast material for added weight and realism, and parts can be used to assemble Taurus Object.  Interchangeable hands and mantle accessory parts also included with this deluxe figure.

 

S.H.Figuarts: Sailor Jupiter


Tamashii Nations is proud to present the last Sailor Moon character needed to complete the five Inner Soldiers- the warrior of love and courage, Sailor Jupiter!  Featuring a unique sculpt with accurate height and proportions, Sailor Jupiter is garunteed to stand out in any S.H.Figuarts collection.  Boasting superior articulation for recreating her famous action scenes from the anime, S.H.Figuarts Sailor Jupiter also features an articulated pony tail, interchangeable antenna hair parts, a total of four interchangeable faces, five sets of hands, and display stand specifically made for the character!  Show 'em your guts, and fight with all you've got with S.H.Figuarts Sailor Jupiter!

 

Armor Girls Project: Cecilia Alcott


Cecilia Alcott from Infinite Stratos rejoins the Armor Girls Project series of 'girl meets mecha' along with her IS, Blue Tears!  Recreated as it appears employing the Strike Gunner high-speed maneuver, Cecilia's highly articulated hair allows for recreation of the character in a variety of scenarios.  Clear parts are used to portray bits launching, and a thorough array of accessory parts, including a stand, are featured.  This deluxe figure includes the Blue Tears IS with full armaments, three sets of interchangeable hands, and bit effect parts; as well as the Cecilia Alcott figure including interchangeable faces (2 types), alternate hair parts, and three sets of optional hands.

Tamashii Effect: Burning Flame (Red Ver.)


Heat up your advanced figure collection with the all new Tamashii Effect- Burning Flame (Red Ver.)!  These translucent effect parts are rendered in exquisite detail, and are articulated in order to adapt to a variety of figure poses and intense action sequences.  The flame parts can also be separated for scattered burning effects.  Figures and display stands sold separately.

Tamashii Effect: Burning Flame (Blue Ver.)


Heat up your advanced figure collection with the all new Tamashii Effect- Burning Flame (Blue Ver.)!  These translucent effect parts are rendered in exquisite detail, and are articulated in order to adapt to a variety of figure poses and intense action sequences.  The flame parts can also be separated for scattered burning effects.  Figures and display stands sold separately.

Robot Spirits: Nu Gundam


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Robot Spirits: Nu Gundam.

Figuarts ZERO: Monkey D Luffy (New World Ver.)


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Figuarts ZERO: Monkey D Luffy (New World Ver.).

Figuarts ZERO: Roronoa Zoro (New World Ver.)


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Figuarts ZERO: Roronoa Zoro (New World Ver.).

Figuarts ZERO: Portgas D Ace -Battle Ver.-


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Figuarts ZERO: Portgas D Ace -Battle Ver.-.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Import Monster News

New pics of NECA's Scunner!  Fresh from Twitter!


Import Monster News

S.H. Monsterarts Godzilla Official images surface







 
Price: 7344 yen
Release Date:  August 2014
 
 

Monday, March 24, 2014

Import Monster News Flash: S.H Monsterarts Godzilla ( 1994 2.0?) bound for July!

Thanks to Naruto65 on Tohokingdom, information regarding what could be a overhaul of the original Godzilla figure in the Monsterarts line has been sighted!
 

 
 
More information to come. For those who missed out on the original release this is a good bet that you can finally get a better version of that figure!
 

Friday, March 21, 2014

Import Monster News

NECA Reveals The First Pacific Rim Series 4 Figure:  SCUNNER


   NECA is producing an action figure based on the demonic kaiju Scunner!  Announced back in February at Toy Fair (as part of Pacific Rim series 4), it was kept under wraps until now!


Also interesting, NECA revealed that some hard to get figures will be reissued:
My prediction?   Crimson Typhoon and Striker Eureka.  Fingers crossed. 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Import Monster News

   S.H. Figuarts Sailor Jupiter and Naruto pics!

S.H. Figuarts Sailor Jupiter






Release Date: July 2014
Price: 4536 yen



S.H. Figuarts Naruto


Release Date: July 2014
Price: 4000 yen

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Bluefin Tamashii Nations Offerings for July 2014 (General)

Saint Cloth Myth: Sagittarius Seiya



The powerful Sagittarius Seiya from the Saint Seiya Omega series joins the Saint Cloth Myth line-up!  Clad in shiny gold metallic armor, a combination of translucent and diecast armor parts were ambitiously used to create this brilliant Saint Cloth Myth release.  In addition to always exceptional level of detail and stellar articulation of the Saint Cloth Myth series, Sagittarius Seiya also features an alternate face with eyes closed, and interchangeable hair parts for portrayal without mask.  Also included are the bow and arrow accessory parts, interchangeable hands, and frame parts for assembly of Sagittarius Object.


Soul of Chogokin: Trider G7


At last, the long awaited dream release of the seven step transformable Trider G7 becomes a Soul of Chogokin diecast robot reality!  With three transformation gimmicks (Trider Hawk, Trider Mobile, and Trider Marine) in the head area alone, this super dynamic diecast robot action figure release will showcase all the latest in Soul of Chogokin technology.  Other transformation highlights include the Trider Fortress, Trider Cosmic, Trider Eagle, and Trider Vehicle forms!  In addition, a full array of weapons and interchangeable parts are included for a recreating a variety of situations, and for seamlessly facilitating all of Trider G7's transformations.

Tamashii Stage Act: Soul of Chogokin


The popular Tamashii Stage Act series expands into the high-end diecast robot figure arena with this all new version!  Created specifically for the Soul of Chogokin line, this massive stand base looks as though it came straight out of a giant robot anime, and includes ample hooks for showcasing the loose accessories of the displayed SOC figures.  In addition, multiple stand bases can be connected to one another for displaying Soul of Chogokin figures side-by-side (or creating your own diorama).  The perfect display for showcasing your diecast robot army in as if they were in their very own hangar bays.

Robot Spirits: Gundam Virsago Chest Break


The Gundam Virsago Chest Break Mobile Suit from the Gundam X series joins the popular Robot Spirits line!  Featuring its signature 3-Barrel Mega-Sonic Gun accessory and Strike Claw Beam Cannon, a Beam Saber and two sets of interchangeable hand parts are also included.  Gundam Double X is in for the fight of its life.

Robot Spirits: Leo (Moss Green) Space Type


Because you can never have too many Leos in your collection…  The third moss green Leo Mobile Suit title from the popular Gundam Wing series to join the Robot Spirits action figure line-up will be the mass produced Leo as fitted for space.  Featuring a special issue large cylindrical booster backpack as well as 105mm Beam Rifle accessories, this Robot Spirits release is ideal for building an army of Leos.  Cannon Fodder never looked so good.

Robot Spirits: Zwarth


The rival Aura Battler in the Dunbine Aura Battler series joins the Robot Spirits line-up in its intrepid black glory!  With intricate cockpit details and open/close cockpit gimmick, the Zwarth features a superior articulation system in order to allow for a thorough recreation of action sequences from the anime.  Includes the menacing Aura Sword, interchangeable hands, and a shield.

Ultra-Act: Ultraman Ginga


Ultraman Ginga joins the ranks of the popular Ultra-Act series in all his universal glory!  Showcasing an all new, truly unique design, parts of Ultraman Ginga's armor have been molded with translucent details which have then been seamlessly integrated into the final piece.  Two brilliant effect parts specifically designed for Ginga are also featured, including the Cross Shoot and Ginga Saber finishers.  An interchangeable color timer and additional hands for posing complete this high-end action figure, making it one of the must have Ultra-Acts of the year.

Figuarts Zero: Baby 5


The emotional servant/assassin of the Donquixote Pirates joins the Figuarts ZERO series in stunning proportion and intricate detail.  This faithful sculpt not only accurately captures the character's obviously curvaceous figure, but also focuses on all the minute details (such as the wrinkles in her clothing) as well.  The statue also features a full arsenal of Baby 5’s beloved weaponry, along with interchangeable goggles, hair, and different faces with alternate expressions to create a variety of scenes of this very emotional character.

Robot Spirits: Gundam Double X


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Robot Spirits Gundam Double X!  Specifically timed to accompany the release of it's rival, the brand new Gundam Virsago Chest Break.  Each figure sold separately.

Robot Spirits: Billbine


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Robot Spirits Billbine!  Specifically timed to accompany the release of it's rival, the brand new Robot Spirits Zwarth.  Complete your Dunbine collection today!  Each figure sold separately.

S.H.Figuarts: Sailor Moon


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of S.H.Figuarts Sailor Moon!  This release will not include the bonus face parts of the 1st production.


Figuarts ZERO: Tony Tony Chopper


Due to popular demand, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce a limited re-issue of Figuarts ZERO Tony Tony Chopper.

Ultra-Act: Ultraman


The original Ultraman! Previously a Japan only release Ultra-Act Ultraman has been confirmed for a special limited re-issue for markets outside Japan as well! In addition to superior proportion and Ultra-Act ultra-articulation, this high-end Ultraman figure set features a full array of option parts and accessories: Specium Ray parts, Ultra-Slash parts, dash effect parts (right/left), interchangeable hand parts (3 sets), interchangeable color timer parts (red ver.), V-sign hand (right hand only) parts and special display stand joint parts.