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Well, I've always known that there is a market for a Link costume. Now, someone has usurped that pesky and expensive licensing and gone for the look of Link, but calling it an "Elf Warrior". No sword or shield, but the rest is there. The top one was priced at $60, while the child-size was $50. Wow.
I wasn't real excited for this, but it is worth mentioning that this set comes out in December. I thought it was a re-run of previous releases but upon further inspection it does appear that several have different poses. Just nobody new. These are likely still available for pre-order from your favorite import shop, and is a good second-chance run of quality plushes. May be a nightmare for completionists though.
FOr years now, there have been boatloads of coin purses featuring Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and more. Now we actually see some official ones. SO, if you were holding out for a real one, now you can finally splurge.
45cm (or nearly 18 inches) of Mario from Taito. Yeah, they already released a giant Mario alongside a giant Yoshi, but now Fire Mario joins the mix. What we need is a giant Bowser . . .
Dang he's cute! The complete set of 12 is out now in Japan, so get eating that chocolate!
"Our biggest Zelda piece ever!" exclaims the First 4 Figures Facebook poster. Bigger than Zant? Bigger than Ganondorf? That means the accompanying price tag may be the biggest sticker shock Zelda statue collectors have seen so far. We'll all find out when pre-orders go live at the F4F website on Tuesday Oct. 28th.
Most of these items have been in other sets, but the Golden Mushroom and Banana are new. Out now, this set can be purchased on Amazon. Use a proxy to make it easy.
Japan Auto Toy has released these prize figures to arcades. Not sure when, but it's a great little keychain set featuring many of the enemies that turn gold in the game.
22 inches tall and limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide, here is Sonic's nemesis standing proud with some chaos emeralds. $400 and set to arrive Q2 of 2015. He comes with extra hands too, with or without the emeralds. You'd think that would have been the exclusive, but not this time. There is also a contest going on at their Facebook page to win him outright.
Nearly 30 inches tall, weighing in at 35 pounds, this sucker lives up to his name. Nothing compared to the life-size version seen at E3 this year, but still mighty impressive. The Goliath from Triforce is limited to 500 pieces worldwide and comes with a Goliath-sized price tag as well, hitting $750. But that's not all. At New York Comic Con this year, people will be able to pre-order the Savage Goliath variant that is even more limited to 150 pieces worldwide and will cost $800. The variant will have some red paint to accentuate the skin. Expensive paint job. Coming Q2 of 2015. It's a gamble, sure, seeing as how it's a new IP and the game will be out before the statue. Maybe that's why pre-orders are non-refundable. You also better watch the shipping on it, as it's classified as oversized. Meaning not cheap.
Arriving December 19thin Europe (and some other time that month in North America), Zelda, Diddy, Luigi, Pit, CAPTAIN FALCON, and Little Mac join the battle. That's right, the very first Captain Falcon figure EVER is here! Soon!
The original set also got a release date of November 21st in NA, Nov. 28th in Europe.
Found this cute little Kirby bag in Kirby's Adventure styling, so it's rare and hard to find. Looks as though Kirby had a labotomy though . . .
Auction - 800yen, 2 days.
Yoshi in Egg in box - 1500yen BID, 2000yen BIN. 8 hours left, but no bids so it may renew.
Kirby lot - plenty of rare - 2000yen, 2 days.
Mario puzzle - 800yen, 8 hours. No bids so may renew.
Family Computer Hammer Brother figure unpainted - 800yen, 10 hours left. No bids so it may renew.
- 800yen, 1 day.
Rare Super Mario Kart card slapping game in box - 5500yen, 1 day.
Super Mario Sunshine magnet set complete with map - 500yen, 4 days.
Very rare SMB1 pencil tin - This is an odd one. 2000yen BID, 3000yen BIN, 3 days.
Super Mario Kart plush lot - 1990yen, 4 days.
SMRPG cards and coins - 1200yen, 1 day.
Found on YJA, a new set of Kirby with abilities and four different colors. SK Japan cooks up some pretty weird combos, yeah?
I love these figures. They're like little puzzles, they're small, they're great with detail, painted well, and always manage to fit in characters that have never had merch before. Furuta sets us up for another round of these in October this year. Any bets on the secret figure? I'm betting Cat Peach.
Cat Banzai Bill
Yoshi's New Island has released unto the world, and now some merch has unexpectedly shown up. Why is it unexpected? The Yoshi series has largely been overlooked by the merch companies, which is sad. However, now we have a bunch of Yoshi transformations as little gashapon keychains. NCSX has the whole set up for pre-order, but I'm telling you now you can probably beat that price by waiting.
I love that the Paper Mario series is finally getting some decent merchandise. This time we see plush blocks straight out of the game, and you can even peel the "stickers" off the blocks! Sweetness. These are quite large too. Bigger than the sound blocks from a while ago.