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.
I thought these were modern pachinko machines, but instead, the yellow one is a coin shooter and the orange one has you jumping little marbles up to the top of that little platforming simulator . . . device.
Check the jump for Epoch's packaging of both.
Remember these? Takara Tomy Arts must have had good sales from them, as they have released some new egg projectors based on New Super Mario Bros. U. Again showing art from the game, this set is really only distinguishable from the last via the tags and three distinctly colored Yoshi eggs. Pink, Yellow, and Blue eggs all show the baby Yoshis that they contain. Also, Bowser Jr., Peach, and Mario scenes can be seen.
A Kirby Model Kit set has appeared on YJA. While they're all lose, it's the complete first set, and they have become quite rare. 16,000yen BID, 32,000yen BIN, with no bids and 4 days left.
Legend of Zelda Link's Awakening Album - not sure what this is . . . but it's LA! 475yen, 2 days.
Set of Club Nintendo soundtracks - 5,000yen, 4 days.
NIKKO Mario Kart figure - 400yen, 2 days.
Lot of merch - 21yen, 2 days.
Mario and Yoshi stamp set in box - 3150yen, 5 days.
Unclipped unpainted Mario figures - 2500yen BIN, 9 hours. Hopefully will re-up.
Another set - 2500yen, 9 hours.
Yet Another set - 2500yen, 12 hours.
Mario Famicom figure - 2200yen, 3 days.
GE Animation may release this Rush Plush sometime in August. It should be around $30, and the size is reported as 4"L x 10"W x 9"H. This may be the first of many classic character plushes, if any of this is to be believed. It's all based on a press leak, so we'll see what comes of it. Still, with Rock and Blues selling so well, it stands to reason that they would pursue the line.
ThinkGeek is coming out with a Mega Man Mega Buster cannon replica. Price is tentatively set at $79.99 and will be available come November. It will have a trigger to push on the inside and lights on the side and in the cannon will light up. Pew pew pew!
A paper fan from Okami has popped up on Ebay. This is one of the very first pieces of merchandise produced- it says "Clover Studios" on the copyright information. What a treasure! Check out the auction for pics of the very detailed Issun figure attached.
PS Happy Birthday, Gully!
Via their Facebook page today, First 4 Figures announced Samus' Light Suit. Want more info? Want to see the whole thing? Join the club. We'll post as they release!
Now that Mario is out and everyone is going nuts, it's time to expand the line and add a bro! Accessory set C adds a Buzzy Beetle, Piranha Plant, and a red pipe. Sweetness.
Debuting at SDCC 2014 next week, this limited edition helmet replica, in classic Blue Bomber + Red/White colors! Standing about 10" tall and 5" wide, this chrome resin collectible also lights up via USB.
Hopefully they'll do like they did with the other statues and open orders on the Capcom store. If not, eBay here I come!
Both systems once again just replace the HDD cover, but the Destiny edition does look pretty good. Each one includes the respective game with the Destiny edition hitting Japanese stores on September 11th, and The Last Of Us edition comes out August 21st.
As has been the theme with special edition PS4s, this version just has a different HDD cover.