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Coin block? Check. Pipe? Check. Box? Check. But where are the characters? Where's Mario? Oh, there he is, dangling from the pipe! Toad joins in too! Interesting way to make the merchandise.
Many different Mega Man iterations encompass this new Japanese-only set of Mega Man key straps. Not cheap for the set, as NCSX is asking over $50. You have until March 2015 to shop arounf though.
Oh wow. Another Mega Man statue announced before the first has been shipped. Things are accelerating quickly over at F4F. I dread my wallet won't be able to keep up!
SHINY THINGS! Super Horn, Boomerang Flower, and a Piranha Plant pins straight from Nintendo. Only available on the Australian (2500 stars) and European (4000 stars) Club Nintendo sites.
These nearly ten-inch-tall plushes come in Coin Block, Mushroom, or Shell varieties. San-ei will have these ready in February 2015.
NCSX has them for $46 each, which seems a bit steep. Best to wait and see what they will be at other shops.
Day after Thanksgiving is officially the start of the Christmas season, unless you work at Costco and then it begins a week before Halloween. To get into the spirit, how about four auctions for the complete set of TAGGED Christmas plushes. Santa Mario, Stocking Yoshi, Reindeer Luigi, and Angel Peach are all set at 300yen and have 3 days to go.
Gotta hand it to Jakks Pacific. They are making figures that are easily accessible and unique! Just check out this lineup!
- Toon Link
- Red Pikmin
- Cranky Kong
- Toon Ganondorf
Hopefully the Red Pikmin either comes with Olimar or a pal, cause asking full price for the little guy would be a bit much. Also, doesn't Ganondorf look great? I also love Toon Link's expression.
A new host of figures from Furuta and their choco egg line! As predicted, Cat Peach and the Double Cherry appear here. There are some surprises, though!
- Cat Peach
- Red Sprixie
- Plessie (Mounted head?!)
- Goomba in Kuribo's Skate
- Ant Trooper
- Double Cherry
- Para-Biddybud (Two colors)
- Coin Coffer
Coming late February 2015. According to AmiAmi's listing, Cat Rosalina is also on the list, but not pictured. Is that to be believed, or will a third set have Rosalina and Cat Rosalina with a Boomerang Flower and more enemies? Or maybe Plessie's other half?! Time will tell!
Coming in April 2015 from known expensive figure maker threezero comes Lieutenant Commander Shepard in his armored suit. All details, right down to his mustache, are are meticulous. Comes with two guns, the Omni Blade, a slew of extra hands, and a hefty price tag. NCSX has the twelve inch figure priced at $219.
Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line is known for amazing figures, and they've been making figures based on the Metal Gear Solid line for some time. Now, another villain appears in the form of Skull Face. As always, articulation will be impressive, and the figure comes with an extra had, a gun, a hat, and three extra hands for posability.
He's not cheap though. NCSX has him for pre-order at just under $100. He comes out in late February next year.
Sega All-Stars number four is Beat! Straight from Tokyo-To to your shelf comes this beautiful recreation. 1250 of the teen are available for Sega fans to pre-order, and he is $230. LEDs in the inline skates' sparks make them lifelike.
Expect him to be out around Q2 2015.
Kirby and Meta Knight bath toys. Out by late November for 450 yen. You place the ball in the bath, it goes effervescent, and the toy is revealed. All blind packaged and blind . . . balled.
Warp Star lamp. Out by late November for 1,680 yen. Press on it to light it up. This is just a great design.
When you put the Dragon Quest cup on the Dragon Quest coaster, it plays a jingle from Dragon Quest. Two styles, coming in March 2015 from Taito.
Love him or hate him, Silver is here to stay, and now he has a high-articulation figure on the way. Jazwares will release him in late January, and AmiAmi has him for 3200yen.
Comes with some great accessories, and good posability, even with that giant head. Release date is looking like late May 2015.
Most places peg him around $50, but AmiAmi is cheaper.
Pre-order at AmiAmi for a discount.