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New Legend of Zelda necklaces

Evidently someone over at Bioworld has been paying attantion to the unofficial Zelda jewelry being sold on Etsy, as all three of these new necklaces (and one keychain) may seem like nothing new to hardcore Zelda fans. Still, it's always nice to have licensed merch!
The first, the Hylian Shield and Master Sword combo, is very nicely done. The sword can even slide into the shield (see pic after the jump). Next is a fairy in a bottle. Rather than having a little puffball with wings, it's a plastic figure suspended on a little plastic pole. Last is the Hyrule Eagle Insignia necklace. I also picked up a heavy metal Hylian Shield keychain which is quite durable and could probably hurt someone in a pinch. This had released previously, but was nice to pick up with the set.
The necklaces are $10.50 each at the Hot Topic I went too, and the keychain was $6.50. They also had Nintendo costume items out and some new shirts, including a Majora's Mask tee, a shirt with all the masks from Majora's Mask, and a cool Game Boy Color shirt.

Yoshi Woolly World Amigurumi kits

Oh my gosh! Look at these cute plushes! I'll take five of everything! Wait . . . these are just kits? I have to build them myself?
That's right, this new beautiful set of plushes unfortunately requires your skill (or lack thereof) to manifest. The kits come with all the relevant pieces to assemble one, and instructions - in Japanese - to do so. *Sigh*
Maybe someone will sell the assembled kits at a decent price? Please?

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Club Nintendo Europe gets a "Goodbye Coin" in the stars catalog

The coin is 2000 stars, silver-plated, features Mario and Luigi, and has a little velvet bag to keep it in. The Club Nintendo logo is on the back.

See it in the stars catalog

New Splatoon plushes include Inkling Boy, Girl, Judd, and Squid Sisters

Oh man. That Judd plush is talking to my wallet right now. And Squid Sister plushes? I would have geeked out over Inklink Boy and Girl, but this is amazing! No word on when these will be out or where to order, but we'll keep you posted for sure! Seen at TGS.
Also, check out these acrylic keychains coming out in December this year. sends goodies - Mega Man exclusive and Ash from Pokemon!

Check out the new Child-size Mega Man exclusive to, and they also sent Ash from Pokemon! Great stuff!
Mega Man's costume looks great and my son wears it every day. The buster is the best part, but the way the "briefs" go over the pants to make the look? Priceless! We had to safety pin the leg armor, as the costume may be a bit big, but I always buy a bit big so they can get a fw years of play out of them.
Ash's costume is very nice too, as the mask is made of hard plastic and is not flimsy like you'd expect. Both are well-priced, and the quality is high.

Nintendo fabrics on their way to Joanns

Patterns of Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, and more are headed to Joann's Fabric Stores across the country. The designs shown are very intriguing, and some no-sew fleece blanket kits will also be available. Neat!

via Springs Creative on Facebook

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And the secret figure of the Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Furuta Choco Egg set is . . .

Yes . . . I'm going to make you click a link to get to that pic. The secret figure of this set is . . .

A new Mario Kart 8 plush tire features the princesses

That was the weirdest title I've written on the site so far. Heh. So, you know those plush tires cushions thingies that came out a while back. They're adding another, featuring Rosalina and Peach. Out now in the prize machines in Japan!

Taito's Gold Mario 30th anniversary tribute figure

Taito has been killing it lately, and adding this just knocks it out of the park. This Gold Mario figure will stand nearly 12" tall and is coming out in late December.

via NCSX

Giant Boo plush haunts retailers in Japan

More giant plushes are coming from Taito, this time it's Boo. Out now, so look for auctions/imports!

Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Plates

Four new somewhat commemorative plates have spawned to usher in the 30th Anniversary celebration of our nation's history Super Mario Bros. Each plate is painstakingly emblazoned with imagery from the historical event game series. The ceramic melamine plates each come in boxes featuring the plate's artwork, and can now be purchased as a set in Japan, but for a limited time only! You know, for as long as supplies last.

See the actual plates after the jump!

Taito's 30th Anniversary Mario plush prize

30th Anniversary merchandise is stacking up quick, and are wallets are scared. So, add another one to the pile, right? Here comes a 30th Anniversary plush that features special fabric with the logo imprinted on it for Mario's hat and overalls. Cool idea!

via Kikai's blog

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A new Mario air hockey table top game

Before we begin, I definitely had to go back and check that this was indeed a new air hockey table and it wasn't this one (on sale at Not much of a difference, except the "W" part of the logo, which obviously adds some sort of twist to the game. They suggest that four people can play the game, and it does appear that the board is larger than the original. The last version had four paddles, but that was two people holding two paddles. Both games have a single player mode as well. Not sure how that works, but it appears that you set up obstacles on the board. Releasing this August 1st in Japan from Epoch.

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Mario cars celebrate all of Mario

Coming in October wherever fine Hot Wheels cars are sold!

8 Crate Delivery (Dr. Mario)
A-OK (Mario Kart)
Cool-One (Super Mario Bros. 2)
Dairy Delivery (Super Mario Bros.)
School Busted (Super Mario 3)
Volkswagen T1 Panel Bus (Super Mario World)

Auction Crawler: Christmas in July

Santa Mario plush from Banpresto, 1993. 580yen, 6 days. Has the tag!

Other items:
Vic-Tokai plush set - 19800yen, 4 days.
Zelda Box - 5200yen, 6 days.
Zelda tin with pin, dogtags, more - 10,000yen, 3 days.
Mario teapot set - 3000yen, 10 hours.
Kirby set of keychains in box - 1980yen, 2 days.
Kirby sleeping plush - 5000yen, 10 hours.
Kirby 20th anniversary puzzle - 5000yen, 9 hours.
Kirby Pinball game - 12000yen, 2 days.
Legend of Zelda Hasbro Score Trophies - 55000yen, 3 days. In Japan? I wonder if it will actually sell.
Link vs. Ganon keshi unpainted figure - 20000yen, 3 days.
Bandai Super Mario Bros. model kits - 3000yen, 5 days. - GREAT price!
Rockman X Battle Armor (Ride Armor) set in box - 6250yen, 3 days.
Complete Mega Man 7 set of pencil topper figures - 10000yen, 1 day.
Gold Moblin Choco unpainted figure - 777yen, 5 days.
Olimar Plush - 3500yen, < 1 day.

And finally, someone has the nearly complete set of SMRPG unpainted figures up:
Mallow - 5000yen, 4 days.
Punchinello - 6000yen, 4 days.
Peach - 5500yen, 6 days.
Chained Kong - 4000yen, 6 days.
Dodo - 4000yen, 6 days.
Mallow and Belome with accessories and card - 11000yen, 4 days.
Mario with Czar dragon - 11000yen, 4 days.
Bowser and Bowyer - 7000yen, 4 days.
Geno and Jester - 7000yen, 4 days.
Yoshi, Shy Guy, and Mack the Knife - 7000yen, 4 days.

First 4 Figures continues the Kirby line with next logical figure

Pre-orders begin Tuesday the 28th. Here's hoping for an exclusive with GLOWING EYES!

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Journey statue blows your scarf off

Journey is an amazing game, even after all this time. Have you played it again on PS4? Many have, and the release of this statue strikes during the second wind that port has achieved.
You definitely won't have to wait long either, as the release date is July 31st. Pre-order now!

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Furuta releases special edition Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Chocolate Egg figure

Furuta has released this special Mario figure set for the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. Available now in Japan. Releases on August 24th in Japan. Can't wait to see what the secret is. My guess? 8-bit Mario! Or maybe his Mario Maker outfit? Can't wait!

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Plush Mega Drive is just too much cute

Coming from Cospa September this year for under $50 (NCSX pricing). Let's hope they do a Dreamcast and SNES!

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