Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NECA to Change Godzilla 1984/85's Head

Tell NECA how awesome they are about this change here!

Import Monster News

  Some WonFes Kaiju Highlights

X-Plus King Ghidorah
 Yuji Sakai Godzilla 1989

S.H. Monsterarts Godzilla 2014 
Hazawa Gumi's Massively, Annoyingly Limited Godzilla 1954

Some Awesome Chibis!


Sunday, July 27, 2014

Import Monsters Exclusive: Comprehensive Guide to NECA's New Pacific Rim Kaiju

NECA's "Concept Axehead" Versus Trespasser:  What's the difference?

By Justin Weinzierl
FEATURING:  Exclusive NECA Booth Show Floor photos by Anibal Pires Jr!
At first glance, NECA's new Pacific Rim kaiju, "Concept Axehead" (due out for release October 2014), looks like a mere repaint of the Series 3 release "Trespasser".  And indeed they are superficially similar.  However, a closer look reveals that more effort and care was put into this release than a simple new coat of paint.  Here are the differences, some of which might surprise you:

S.H. Figuarts Imperialdramon Gallery

This BAMF is about in Japan, and does it looks ASTOUNDING! I can't wait for mine  to ship!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

X-Plus King Ghidorah and Yuji Sakai 30 CM Godzilla 1989

Unconfirmed! This is at the area X-Plus is set up at Wonfes, but I'm not seeing any 100%confirmation.

This is RIGHT next to it

ALSO, Twitter user  has said the following Godzilla is by Yuji Sakai!

Kotobukiya at Summer Wonder Festival 2014

Kaiyodo at Summer Wonder Festival 2014

Good Smile Company/Max Factory at Summer Wonder Festival 2014 - Metal Gear, Yu-Gi-Oh, Nintendo, and more!

To kick things off, Nendoroid Mario and Nendoroid Snake with a PS1-style head!

NECA Godzilla and Gipsy Danger Scalers!

Godzilla 2014 Gashapon Set!

SDCC 2014: NECA Gipsy Danger Scaler in Wave 3!

Kind of hard to tell, but that is indeed a Gipsy Danger "Scaler" behind Batman and Supes. He will be part of the third wave of  NECA's Scalers figures. This wave will also contain the Godzilla Scaler.

Here's another picture of Gipsy Danger from a previous event (as well as Knifehead, already released).

Friday, July 25, 2014

Import Monsters News

  BBTS Update:  Jaegers and Axehead!!

  Pacific Rim Wave 4 from NECA includes Tacit Ronin, Gipsy Danger 2.0, and Concept Axehead!


GIPSY DANGER 2.0 w/ Boat Sword


The Jaegers are being sold as singles (18.99 each) or as a bundle (35.99)

  Get them here:


Thanks to a tip from Mr. X, here are some images from NECA's blog:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SDCC 2014: NECA Pacific Rim Figures!

Released figures, plus Axehead

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.


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.


And Guillermo del Toro approves!