Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bluefin Bandai Tamashii Nations Offerings for November 2014 (& Q4 2014/Q12015)


S.H. Figuarts Broly "Dragonball Z"

Maybe it wasn't a thousand years, but at last the Legendary Super Saiyan Broly is being brought to life by S.H.Figuarts via overwhelming U.S. fan demand! Broly comes in at approximately 7.5 inches high, appropriately taller than other S.H.Figuarts Dragon Ball characters. His overwhelming power and muscular build are captured with meticulous sculpting detail. Recreate some of Broly’s more infamous scenes with the additional facial expression parts including one maniacal smirking face and the other being a berserk-like scream. Additional parts include three unique energy-sphere effect parts and interchangeable hand pieces. This Tamashii Web Exclusive item will be available through U.S. affiliated Bluefin retailers.


FiguartsZero Green Ranger "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers"

From the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Tamashii Nations is proud to announce the release of the great Green Ranger! He is the first Ranger to make his debut in the FiguartsZERO statue series, portrayed in splendid detail from his armor down to the vivid green coloring in the dynamically cracked earth display base. Green Ranger is impressively posed, holding his trusty Dragon Dagger as a flute just as he summons the mighty Dragonzord! This Tamashii Web Exclusive has been created with the U.S. market in mind and will be available through U.S. affiliated Bluefin retailers.



S.H. Figuarts Sailor Uranus "Sailor Moon"

"Guarded by Uranus, planet of the skies. I'm the soldier of flight, Sailor Uranus!"
From the Sailor Moon series, "Sailor Uranus" joins the S.H.Figuarts line-up!  Available only as a Tamashii Web exclusive in Asia this action figure has been made specially available for fans in North America.  Set features a full array of accessories such as thirteen interchangeable hand parts (8 right, 5 left), 3 interchangeable face parts, folded arm parts, special Sailor Moon face parts, Space Sword, and special display stand.

JANUARY 2015


S.H. Figuarts Sailor Neptune "Sailor Moon"

"Guarded by Neptune, planet of the deep blue sea. I'm the soldier of affinity, Sailor Neptune!"
The  S.H.Figuarts Outer Senshi releases continue with Sailor Neptune. Ideal for posing with her partner Sailor Uranus, S.H.Figuarts Sailor Neptune boasts elegant proportions along with advanced articulation characteristic of the S.H.Figuarts series. A Tamashii Web Shop exclusive in Japan, this action figure has been made specially available for fans in North America. Set also includes a full array of accessories such as three interchangeable face parts, folded arm parts, praying hand parts, six sets of interchangeable hand parts, Deep Aqua Mirror accessory, and special display stand.

MARCH 2015



S.H. Batman "Injustice Ver."

What better way to celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary than with an ambitiously awesome Batman action figure from Japan’s premium collectors label- Tamashii Nations? Sculpted in meticulous detail and featuring an unparalleled range of movement, the Dark Knight/Batman as he appears in the popular “Injustice: Gods Among Us” game joins the Tamashii Nations S.H.Figuarts advanced action figure line-up with a full array of accessories and an original design face mask part! Deluxe action figure set also includes interchangeable hand parts (two types), batarang x2, bat grenade, and grapple gun. Ideal for posing with S.H.Figuarts Joker (INJUSTICE Ver.) to recreate the ultimate arch-nemesis battle scene.


NECA Otachi!

And Guillermo del Toro approves!

NECA Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Series 2 at SDCC



NECA Classic Godzillas and Scaler at SDCC



6" Godzilla 1984

6" Godzilla 1994

1994 (in packaging)

Scaler (in packaging)

Figuarts ZERO Red Ranger at SDCC


NECA Prologue Jaegers and 18" Cherno Alpha at SDCC

Some BEAUTIFUL stuff!


S.H. Figuarts Sasuke at SDCC


S.H. Figuarts Vegito at SDCC



NECA Prep for SDCC


Monday, July 21, 2014

Ultra-Act Ultraman 80 in January

Web exclusive for 4536!


Imported Thoughts: The Future of Pacific Rim Kaiju Figures




Greetings, fellow collectors! This is Mr. X, reporting for the first time on Import Monsters! Today, for my first post here, I thought I'd share my thoughts on the future of NECA's Pacific Rim lineup, specifically what kaiju I believe they should absolutely release who isn't really necessary, and how likely these kaiju are to be produced. What kaiju do I firmly believe should NECA definitely do? Read on to find out!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

S.H. MonsterArts Mecha King Ghidorah Pictures

  New shot of Mecha King Ghidorah Surfaces!!

 
 
 

Those aren't new heads.
Pic discovered by John Thomson

From Mr. X:

Saturday, July 19, 2014

NECA Kaiju SDCC Announcements

  Godzilla 1994 and 1985 on display at SDCC 2014...  3 more planned!!!

This is exciting news!  What Godzilla incarnations do you think NECA has planned?  Sound off in the comments!

THIS JUST IN!!  MORE PACIFIC RIM KAIJU ON DISPLAY @ SDCC!!!


Hell yeah!!!  Expect your usual IM coverage of the event!

S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 1995 (Birth ver.) Pictures

Just released in Japan, this new Godzilla looks great! A must purchase for me.