Power A Amiibo stand for Mario-themed Amiibo

15 inches tall and 18 inches wide, and holds up to six Amiibo (can' fit one by the flag?). This makes me wonder if there will be other themes, like Zelda or Metroid. Coming August 3rd.

Available at Amazon for pre-order.

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Captain Toad lamp shown on Club Nintendo Europe announcement

A Captain Toad Lamp, where Toad's headlamp lights up, has been spotted on a Club Nintendo announcement regarding them working on a new Club Nintendo. The other items on the flyer (after the break) have been seen. No other real details, but I'll update as we learn more.

Thanks Dino!

Target is your destination for a Splatoon gun

Buy the game, get a squirt gun. Not just any gun, but a Splatoon gun. Not just any Splatoon-branded gun, either. It's modeled after the in-game gun! Sweet!

via Destructoid

Yoshi wind-up figures ready to walk slowly into your heart

Remember these? They've been released, and now all six bobbing and walking Yoshis can be yours. I've seen them on YJA, so watch importers and ebay too!

Megaman vinyl record headed to Hot Topic

Set for release on May 25th exclusively through Hot Topic and will be limited to 1,000 units. It will feature a selection of songs from MM 1-10.

Via Megaman Spin

Splatoon cushions

San-ei will release these huge cushions in late July. AmiAmi has these for pre-order for under $25, in both green and orange flavor. By huge, I mean huge:
Width: 33cm/12.9"
Depth: 9cm/3.5"
Height: 35cm/13.7"

Thanks Stella!

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Gold & Silver Mario Headed to Australia and New Zealand

  • Releasing May 30th
  • Gold Mario is exclusive to Target stores
  • Silver Mario is exclusive to EB Games
  • Sells for AU$17.95

Via Nintendo Australia

Kirby sound plushes dance their way into your heart

Kirby plushes! Big deal, right? We have a million of those, right? Well, you don't have a Kirby plush like this! This set has little stars on their back that, when pressed, play a sound effect from the game! These will be in UFO Catchers in late May, so the best way to get the will likely be YJA.
Kirby Dance Song
Copy Ability

Video of them in action

Thanks Stella!

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Modern Super Sonic

Slipping by me stealthily is Modern Super Sonic, a new statue from First 4 Figures.

Regular Edition - $225, 1500 pieces worldwide, Q1 2016.
Exclusive Edition - $250, 600 pieces worldwide, Q1 2016. This one has LEDs in the "water" to illuminate the state.
Not too late to order either!

Auction Crawler: Not so little Goomba

How did this get to Japan? Yup. A Hollywood movie prop mask for the Goomba is at auction on YJA. So many questions.

Goomba mask mold - 25,000yen, 1 day.

Other auctions:
Mario barrel game with box - 1yen, 2 days.
Mario, Kirby, Ape Escape plush lot - 1000yen, 1 day.
Complete unpainted LoZOoT set - 110,000yen, 6 days. You read that right. Over $1k.
Super Mario 64 Adventureland - 1000yen, 1 day.
LoZLttP board game - 5200yen, 1 day.
Mario bath windup - 800 BID, 1200 BIN, 2 days.
Kirby Triple Deluxe metal charms - 1980yen BIN, 1 day.
Rare Mega Man 7 boxed unpainted figures - 2980yen, 5 days.
Mega Man 7 boxed unpainted figures - 2500yen, 5 days.
Mega Man Legends Servbot figure - 9500yen, 1 day.
Mega Man 3 pencil tin
Mega Man 1up Cushion - 3000yen BID, 5000yen BIN, 1 day. Nearly half price starting bid of original cost.
Mega Man 7 complete set of rare pencil topper figures! - 9000yen, 1 day.

Felyne figures from Monster Hunter relea- oh hey look it's Mario, Luigi, and Mega Man!

Mario, Luigi, and Mega Man figures get a catty makeover, just like the DLC/bonus content in Monster Hunter. AmiAmi has the set up for pre-order, where you'll get all nine figures in the set. Coming from Capcom in August!

1. Mario neko series
2. Mega Man series
4. Rathalos neko series
5. Cook neko series
6. Kirin neko series
7. Furufuru neko series
8. Lagombi neko series
9. Zaboa neko series

Thanks Stella!

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Mother 1 straps inbound . . . to Earth

Mother 1's characters already have a large figure set from Banpresto, but TOMY has scaled them down for some figure straps that will release in August. Crazy how close the sculpts are, but when you're working with clay source material, I suppose it's pretty easy, right?
In the set:

via Earthbound Central

Hyrule Warriors figures announced, need some help in the sculpting department

The characters look great in the game, now behold what they may look like in plastic. Yikes. Link is a mess, Zelda has red eyes, and who is the teenager dressed as Ganondorf? Hopefully these are just placeholder sculpts, or pre-approval prototype sculpts, because . . . wow.

Thanks Ikhana!

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Boom Boom Pom Pom and Toadette get plushes from San-ei

San-ei has announced a second Super Mario All-Star set of plushes. The last one was all re-issues, but this set has three surprises. Toadette FINALLY gets an official plush, and she brings Boom Boom and Pom Pom with her. Also of note is a stand-alone Spiny, a Cheep Cheep, and a Lakitu holding a Spiny Egg. For his first release, Lakitu has the Spiny dangling from his cloud. The whole set is up on AmiAmi for the cheapest often and first so far.

Thanks SoulDreamX!

How did Skull Kid get Majora's Mask? 6000 stars

So, if you want the power to pull the moon into the Earth, 6000 stars toward the Stars Catalogs of the UK and Australia can help you meet your goal! Wait, what? It's a LIGHT?! That's right, the eyes GLOW. It's less than five inches tall (12cm), but will be very coveted. Good luck, all!

Stars Catalog

Thanks fizzycat!

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Bass shows that plush is his Forte

GE Animation has done it again. First X, then Zero (out soon!), and now, Bass is on the way! If you can think of another plush that would in this line, go over to Rockman Corner and suggest it! Supposedly, GE Animation gets their suggestions from there!

S.H. Figuarts Fire Mario and another accessory set coming from Bandai

Bandai has released info about a new Fire Mario version of the S.H. Figuarts Mario figure, complete with fireball. Pre-orders for Asia start tomorrow, in which we are unfortunately out of luck. However, Tamashii Nation's Facebook Page has already calmed us down by saying they will be imported and distributed here in the states! Boo, Koopa Troopa, and Bullet Bill will also come over in accessory set "D".

Thanks Greatmasterhand!

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Dry Bones is falling all apart over his new figure

In September, Taito will release this Dry Bone figure. When his pedestal is pressed, he'll collapse, like those old string toys from the fifties. Cool! What a great idea for this character!

Thanks Stella!


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Mario jealous, goes for giantest figure too

At almost 12", he doesn't quite stand up to Giantest Link's 20", but he's big nonetheless. Still not as big as the 20" Mario from the Jakks line though, as has been pointed out. From Taito, features a whopping FOUR whole points of articulation, and he'll be out in June.

NCSX has pre-orders up for nearly $40.

Auction Crawler: Care to gamble on some slots?

This set eluded me for years, and I finally snagged it in mint condition last year. There is a video pending of it for my Youtube channel, so look for that. This auction is super cheap, and it looks like all the parts are there, but the box is a little dinged up. No real problems though. The seller saysy it hasn't been tested, and some things can go wrong on these sets, but they are fairly easy to fix in most cases.

Mario AFX HO Scale Slot Racing Set - 1yen, 3 days left.

Other auctions:
Super Mario World Marble Maze game - 1500yen, 1 day.
Super Mario Lucky Coin Press game - 4200yen, 16 hours.
Mario Part 4 Championship pin - 2800yen, 5 days.
Mario Mouse x2, clock, figure chains - 600yen, 3 days.
Super Mario 3D Land figure set - 3800yen, less than a day.
Mario Cabinet?! - 3800yen BIN, 4 days.
Super Mario complete cushion set - 3490yen, 2 days.
Original Mario plush 1986 - 8640yen BIN, 3 days.
Baby Peach and Mario plushes - 400yen, less than a day.
Rare SMB3 soundtrack - 3880yen BIN, 1 day.
Rare Kirby 1993 "fuzzy" keychain - 100yen, 2 days.
Gaming VHS, Mario RPG, FFVI, Dragon Quest VI, Tobal 2 - 2980yen, 4 days.
Final Fantasy XIV Moogle Plush - 4780yen, less than a day.
Baby Chocobo Plush - 2300yen, 1 day.
Donkey Kong Country Playset from the Show - 3980yen, 5 days.
Mega Man X on Ride Chaser Unpainted figure - 100yen, 2 days. Seller has many more at much cheaper than I normally see these.
Mega Man X random painted figures - 1500yen BIN, 12 hours left.
VERY large lot of Mega Man unpainted and painted figures - 9800yen, 2 days.
Mega Man Garage Kit figure - 5500yen, 4 days.
Mega Man Capcom Exclusive 1up pillow cushion - 3000yen BID, 5000yen BIN, 2 days.