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Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: X-Plus

Kaiju and anime; classic and modern; crazy and cool
Feb 10
X-Plus drops some new and old figures, making a great impression this year. Some wacky stuff here, folks. Let's break the diverse range down a bit. The vinyl masters are offering another chance for some high demand figures in... read
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DST's newly released collectibles mean War

You want to know what my week was like? It. Was. WAR!
Oct 24
Whether it's fighting plants, zombies, or Kaiju, Diamond Select Toys has some pretty fierce offerings coming out this week. First and foremost is the new Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare packs (not to be confused with the P... read
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Ivan Ooze? Uh oh, we're in trouble! Book us a ticket on the next space shuttle
While many view Bandai of America as the poor (American) man's version of Bandai of Japan, the company has notably been offering fans things that its Asian counterpart have not: the American-exclusive Power Rangers villains (... read feature

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A future where the planet isn't covered in oceans?
Diamond Select Toys' new offerings in the latest issue of PREVIEWS include a very expensive Back to the Future 2 Mr. Fusion prop replica (priced around US$400!), the affordable-y awesome Marvel Select Cable (US$25), a cool ne... read feature

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New and improved?
Bandai of Japan's S.H. MonsterArts Mecha King Ghidorah, which recently received a preview gallery, is currently available for pre-order. Standing roughly 25-centimeters tall (9.8-inches), this mighty Godzilla rogue is sure to... read feature

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SDCC Sideshow

SDCC 2014: Sideshow Collectibles - statues and maquettes part 1

Fat Godzilla, DC, and some Predators
Jul 27
If I could own an entire booth at this year's Comic Con, I think Sideshow's would be it. Their stuff appeals to the sci-fi, movie, and sexy women fan in my. Sorry anime fan Tian, you're not getting catered to here. "Vast" wou... read
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24 karat gold Godzilla

This 24 karat gold Godzilla statue prefers to break banks, not cities

My, that's a lot of zeroes!
Jul 16
I don't know how much monetary damage Godzilla does to a city block, but this statue could go a long way to repair one on its own. Jeweler Ginza Tanaka is celebrating 60 years of Godzilla on the silver screen with gold in the... read
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Coming to a comic con convention near you
Godzilla has been having a great year. With his new movie, his popularity has risen once again. So for SDCC, Bandai was smart enough to have an exclusive of Godzilla. In honor of the great kaiju’s 60th anniversary, th... read feature

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DST's upcoming Fall offerings are both out of and on this world

The Mecha Godzilla Bottle Opener: The military's answer to Godzilla-sized bottles
Jun 05
Diamond Select Toys has released a list of fifteen collectibles due out this fall, including a Xenomorph vinyl bank bust and a Meca Godzilla bottle opener that makes me want to take up drinking. Other neat offerings include t... read
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Protect your garden from random kaiju with Gardenzilla

Those pesky gnomes had this coming!
Jun 04
Garden decorations have needed to improve, in my opinion. What’s mostly out there? Gnomes, pink flamingos, creepy children, animals, a lot of boring stuff. So that’s why I welcome garden decorations that add a l... read
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Love Godzilla? Soko Cat has custom figures for you

I'm happy I don't have to wait 40 minutes to see these
May 29
Since Godzilla is back in the spotlight, many are remembering how much they loved this mighty kaiju. So artist, Soko Cat has taken a few Godzilla figures and customized them by hand to her liking. There are three figures ava... read
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S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla

S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 2014 makes its debut

I'm sure it's real this time
May 16
Godzilla hit theaters late last night, and while I've yet to see it because I have this thing called "work", I'm anxious to go. What I've also been awaiting however is Bandai's take on the new monstrous version of the King of... read
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Amazing Spidey 2 Green Goblin, Mecha Godzilla Bank, and 15 more new DST offerings in Previews

Too much awesome at once?
May 15
Diamond Select Toys has chosen to inundate fans with SEVENTEEN new offerings that will appear in the Previews catalog. While a few items are more "recent" than "new", the roster includes several items unveiled at C2E2 last mo... read
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Tear it up with some Godzilla effect sets

Glorious destruction!
Apr 30
Bandai has crafted enough accessories to destroy a small city... specifically a small city that the company has crafted as well. The accessory sets, both of which contain broken buildings, are divided into S.H. MonsterArts Go... read
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Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA trying to arrange earlier reveal for S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 2014

Up from the depths already!
Apr 30
Although we've seen a Godzilla 2014 figure or two revealed, we have yet to see what Bandai will be doing in its S.H. MonsterArts line. That may change, however, if Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA is able to arrange an earlier re... read
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Diamond Select Toys is coming out with Godzilla Minimates

Who's a tiny destructive monster?
Apr 25
Godzilla is in the news everywhere now thanks to the new movie that will be coming out next month. It’s such a great time to be a fan! We’re seeing new figures from many companies like Bandai, NECA, and JAKKS Pac... read
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SHM Godzilla

S.H. MonsterArts Burning Godzilla now without flames

Update: Jumped the gun there...
Mar 28
[Update: Earlier version of this story incorrectly labeled this as the S.H. MonsterArts release of 2014 Godzilla. It has since been edited. -Andres]  Godzilla has been a great reason for the S.H. MonsterArts line. Multip... read
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Diamond Select Toys

DST's really big Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Vinyl Bank and Godzilla Vinyl Bank on sale this week

You're going to need a bigger shelf
Mar 27
See how tiny a banana looks in DST's over-sized Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's hand! The 24-inch vinyl bank begins shipping this week alongside the slightly smaller 12-inch Godzilla vinyl bank. The Stay Puft vinyl bank (vinyl? C... read
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Diamond Select Toys

MS Zombie Magneto & Gill-man lead the newest DST pre-orders

Zombies, Gill-men, and stoners, oh my!
Mar 21
Diamond Select Toys has a slew of new items going up for pre-order this week, including a Marvel Select Zombie Magneto, the recently discussed King Ghidorah vinyl bank bust, TMNT vinyl bank busts, the Select Jay & Silent ... read
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Tomopop gets exclusive first look at the official product image for DST's upcoming King Ghidorah vinyl bank

Three heads may not always be better than one, but they're usually a lot cooler than one
Mar 18
With all the buzz surrounding the upcoming Godzilla movie these days, it's sometimes nice to sit back and reflect on the classic series which originally made Godzilla a household name. Enter Diamond Select Toys' King Ghidorah... read
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Godzilla is finally ready for his close up!
We are now entering the final months before Godzilla finally hits movie theaters in May. For the most part, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros has tried to keep everything about this movie secret. So trying to get a look at ... read feature

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Diamond Select Toys

Toy Fair 2014: Top secret Diamond Select Toys 'reveals'

Fans of blurry images rejoice!
Feb 23
Here there be Ponies! Diamond Select Toys has released some official images of its entire NY Toy Fair 2014 displays, including some blurred out sections which provide a first official look at some upcoming items we weren't allowed to photograph and didn't get to talk about... including My Little Pony vinyl banks. Hit the jump for details read
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Toy Fair 2014: Diamond Select Toys

Stuff so cool it's cruel
Feb 20
Diamond Select Toys' NY Toy Fair display was enough to make people go Crazy 88. Highlights included a bunch of Plants vs Zombies collectibles, GODZILLA MINIMATES!!!, Battle Beasts series 2, TMNT vinyl bank busts, a whole lot of Kevin Smith film-related collectibles, and a bunch of Tarantino merch as well. Check it out after the jump! read
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Toy Fair 2014: NECA - Go Go Godzilla Classic figure line

Who wants more Godzilla figures?
Feb 18
NECA has announced that they will be making a classic figure line for Godzilla called Go Go Godzilla. What a fun title, I like it! In this line they will make figures from some of the best Godzilla movies. For NY Toy Fair, ... read
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Godzilla 2014

Godzilla 2014 toy rises from the sea ahead of schedule

That's one big, Big G
Jan 25
I'm very much looking forward to the upcoming Godzilla movie. What we are at Tomo are excited for are the toys, and we haven't seen anything except for the pre-order listings. Since that was a few days ago, it wasn't too hard... read
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Gigan officially listed as next S.H. MonsterArts figure

This kaiju would be great with pizza
Jan 08
In October Bluefin Tamashii Nations teased us by showing a picture of a prototype figure of Gigan. Looking at Tamashii Nations’ official website, they’ve now listed Gigan as the next figure to join the S.H. Monst... read
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Sideshow Godzilla 2014

Sideshow nabs Godzilla 2014 license

Wrecking wallets (and the Pacific) sometime later this year
Jan 02
As part of their 12 Days of Sideshow event, Sideshow Collectibles revealed today that they've picked up the license for the new Godzilla film and will be making collectibles based on the film. Really, anything else I'm saying... read
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Pre-orders open for Godzilla (2014) merch

Will store shelves be destroyed upon their release?
Dec 20
Have you seen the trailer for the upcoming Godzilla remake yet? Released about a week ago, it doesn't show much but was enough to get a lot of people excited. Big Bad Toy Store has listed a slew of pre-orders for Bandai of Am... read
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Your singing (and pre-orders) make SHF Mothra stronger

Sure, she looks dangerous, but you could probably distract her with a giant spotlight
Dec 05
[UPDATE: Bluefin Tamashii Nations has uploaded some photos. Check out the gallery.] Bandai's S.H. Figuarts Mothra is currently available for pre-order. The figure is based on her appearance in 1992's Godzilla vs. Mothra rathe... read
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S.H. MonsterArts Biollante is nearly upon us

Would a Biollante by any other name smell as sweet?
Nov 21
Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has posted a box image of the upcoming S.H. MonsterArts Biollante with the captain "Sooooon". Biollante is currently slated for a Nov/Dec release. The packaging for Biollante is absolutely massive... read
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These exclusive monsters will be hitting comic shops soon
The giant kaiju is striking again, this time as PREVIEWS exclusives. Godzilla collectible figures are being released from X-Plus and will be available at comic book specialty shops. There will be three Toho vinyl figures rel... read feature

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S.H. MonsterArts Gigan unveiled, ready to wreck Earth

Even Gigan's style is deadly...
Oct 31
Bluefin Tamashii Nations has uploaded a photo of a prototype S.H. MonsterArts Gigan 2004, based on the character's appearance in Godzilla: Final Wars. Gigan, an alien cyborg bent on global destruction, is an older Godzilla en... read

Get tipsy with this sculpted Godzilla sake bottle

Sep 11
Next time you're finishing a nice meal, don't go for that bottle of wine! Instead, you can bring out a bottle shaped like Godzilla. To celebrate the Godzilla films, Japanese artist, Ito Shigeaki, has sculpted a sake bottle t... read

Bandai's Godzilla 2000 is set to destroy in a new version

From Bandai's S.H. MonsterArts line, Godzilla is made in a new Millennium version
Sep 03
While fans wait for the trailer of the upcoming Godzilla movie, Bandai is releasing a ferocious new Godzilla figure to remind us how awesome he is. From the S.H. MonsterArts line comes the Millennium version of Godzilla 2000... read

Battra swoops in for Bandai's S.H. MonsterArts line

Coming in January 2014
Aug 01
Joining Bandai's S.H. MonsterArts line is none other than the Kaiju, Battra from the Godzilla franchise. Coming from Godzilla vs. Mothra, the Battra figure will have clear parts in the head area to look more realistic, and f... read
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From One Piece to Godzilla, there's a little something awesome for everyone
So we've seen Sailor Senshi and superheroes, xenomorphs and other morphers. But the Tamashii Nations booth was home to more than just some new reveals; plenty of figures coming in the next 6 months were all on display, from t... read feature


SDCC 2013: Bandai

Hope you like seeing things sold out.
Jul 21
With all of the hotly-anticipated Power Rangers merch available, it's no wonder that the lines were positively bonkers around the Bandai booth. As you can see in the header above and in the gallery below, the legacy morpher a... read
These exclusives include DBZ, Naruto, and more
Yesterday, Bluefin Tamashii Nations revealed one of their SDCC exclusives, the Power Rangers Super Samurai set. Now, the official SDCC website has listed a bunch of booth exclusives that includes all of Bluefin Tamashii Nati... read feature


S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 1964 coming to 2013

Possibly by doing the time warp again?
Mar 01
Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has posted photos of their upcoming S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 1964. The figure, Bluefin USA and Tamshii Web Exclusive, is based on a Showa era look for the character. I would assume that the ... read
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MonsterArts Destroyah Evo

MonsterArts Destroyah Evolution set to be sold in West

Evolution really is a mystery...
Jan 24
Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has announced via Facebook plans to make a former Asian web shop S.H. MonsterArts Destroyah Evolution set available to Western collectors.  The set will feature figures of three forms (crusta... read

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