Just like the title says, folks – we have a huge update for you today! Well known companies such as X-Plus and Marmit are back in full force, releasing some excellent new sculpts! Kaiju No Mura‘s latest update has a bit of everything – and is definitely worth the lengthy look!
Enjoy, Kaiju Collectors!
As most of you already know, X-Plus announced a bunch of new releases [last week]. Please visit their site for additionl pictures, pricing, and release dates at http://www.ric-toy.ne.jp/top.html.
Jiras. Cost 5250 yen (approx $$65). Feb 2012 release.
Meganuron. Cost 5250 yen (approx $65). Feb 2012 release.
Yuriko Edogawa from Ultra Q. Cost 5250 yen (approx $65). Feb 2012 release. Should be noted this figure was released as an exclusive to the prior Parco Ultra Q event a few month back with the same colors. The difference between this standard sale is the tie is black and pants blue, were the colors were vice versa for the limited edition Ultra Q Parco event exclusive.
Mechagodzilla. Cost 5250 yen (approx $65). Feb 2012 release.
Aboras. Prepainted but unassemble vinyl kit. Cost 3990 yen (approx $50). Feb 2012 release.
This is Art Spirits second postponement of these figures. It was originally targeted for late September released. Then delayed to October 31st because of quality issues. It has now been postponed to late November.
SUPER7 (Designer Con Exclusives)
Green Hell Rose Vampire DX and Mossy Rocks Burgerbuns. Cost $65 each.
Also Josh Herbolsheimer creator of the Rose Vampire for Super7 will be on hand at our Booth #224 to sign and sketch on the DesignerCon exclusive Rose Vampire mini print that will given away with each Green Hell Rose Vampire DX purchase. Josh is also bringing a handful of custom toys and paintings that will be available for sale during the event. This is the print that will be given away:
PAULKAIJU (Designer Con Exclusives)
Salamander Joe. I believe the cost for these will be $100 (but I could be wrong).
ONE-UP “AKIBA CULTURE ZONE” STORE EXCLUSIVES
One-Up recently open up another store in a new location at the new plaza Akiba Culture Zone in Akihabara Tokyo Japan on October 28,2011. One-Up had some exclusives from various companies available. These are some of them:
Max Toy Company Kaiju Dualos. Cost 9450 yen (approx $120).
Max Toy Company Kaiju Negora. Cost 3300 yen (approx $42).
Real x Head Chaos Man. Cost 5500 yen (approx $70).
Yamomark Umipūdoru. Cost 6000 yen (approx $75).
The Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art will feature an Art of Ultraman Exhibit from November 3, 2011 to January 15, 2012. These 4 figures are exclusives for the event from Bullmark:
Kanegon, Magura, Metron Seijin, and Garamon. Cost 6000 yen ($75) each.
Mogunezun. Quanto Exclusive. Cost 6300 yen ($79).
These next 3 figures are standard sales directly from Bullmark. Cost 6300 (approx $63) each. December 2011 release.
Zaboga. 2 versions available.
Churantara. Pre-orders start Nov 6th directly from Yamomark. Cost 6000 yen (approx $75).
Nikkeru Kamen. Pre-orders start Nov 6th directly from Yamomark. Cost 6000 yen (approx $75).
Kaiju Salon exclusive mini kaiju set. Available Nov 9th for 6000 yen (approx $75).
Forgot to update on the large Gamera 3 special highgrade figure pricing. Here it is now. Cost 18900 yen (approx $238). Pre-orders open now until December 28, 2011.
Buta no Hana
Garamon. Another preview of the upcoming future release of Garamon by Buta no Hana.
Astromonsters x Atelier G-1
Atelier G-1 announced they will be sculpting a new kaiju figure named Langorias (romaji spelling Rangoriasu), based on Alex Wald (Astromonsters) drawings. This is the second time that Atelier G-1 has worked in conjunction with Astromonsters. Expected planned released is for the Winter Wonder Festival held in Tokyo in Feb 2012.
Zagoran. Mishka Tokyo Store Exclusive online sales only (sold out in a blink of an eye). Handpainted by Kiyoka Ikeda of Gargamel. Limited edition of 10. Cost $375 + S&H.
Chaos Sterogon. Collaboration between Nerd One and Real x Head. Body of Sterogon and heads from Chaos Man. Preview of future limited released. Offically announced on Nov 1 on their blog it will go into production for limited sales. They expect it to be released at the end of the year.
I posted a pink/redish Garmon a few post back. Yamanaya announced another Garamon, but this time in bluish/green color version for 6825 yen (approx $85). Nov 17 release date as an exclusive to the 2nd upcoming Ultra Q exhibition held at Parco in Nagoya again.
Frosty Monsters. Forgot to post these last time. These were NYCC exclusives.
Monster Magenta. Lulubell exclusives. Limited to 4 per costumer. Mixed parts and blind bagged (meaning you cannot choose the version you want). Cost $30 + S&H. Pre-order sales were made on October 29 and sold out the same day.
Gabara. ToyFreakz exclusive Matt Frank comic color version. Cost $59.99 + S&H. Limited edition of 50. Newly sculpted Gabara. November release.
Y-MSF on November 1st pulled out some proto on green vinyl for painting. My guess is the ToyFreakz exclusives will be on green vinyl and not on black vinyl as the pictures being shown from them were from older photos from Y-MSF (But I could be wrong).
Comparison of the old sculpt with newer sculpt. Black vinyl is the newer sculpt.
Both hand painted by Yuji Kaida. Limited edition exclusives for Ultra Q 2nd return exhibit held at PARCO in Nagoya Japan. Event held from Nov 17 to 27, 2011. Pink version cost 16800 (approx $210). Gold version cost 21000 yen (approx $264).
Rangeas kubrick. Medicom Project 1/6 exclusive. Plastic. Cost 1890 yen (approx $23). Nov 4th release date.
Rangeas. Tokyo Design Festa exclusive. Release date Nov 12. Double cast vinyl molded. Clear vinyl with inner cast GID vinyl.
MAX TOY COMPANY
Kaiju Dualos. 1-off hand painted by Mark Nagata. Cost $200 + S&H. Made available directly from Max Toy Co on Nov 2nd. Sold out.
Mini Kaiju Drazoran. 1-off hand painted by Mark Nagata. Cost $45 + S&H. Made available directly from Max Toy Co on Nov 2nd. Sold out.
Kaiju Negora. 1-off hand painted by Mark Nagata. Cost $90 + S&H. Made available directly from Max Toy Co on Nov 2nd. Sold out.
Invisa Ollie. MVH revealed this collaboration with Spasm One. Clear vinyl with acetate sheet inner vain gut sheet. Pre-order information to be announced very soon.
Ollie Enma on GID vinyl. Also MVH revealed today collaboration again with Blobpus. Blobpus future release for late November or early December same painting style as the prior release but this time on GID vinyl!
Both releases were an exclusive sales only for the Mechagodzilla film festival event held only at the Humax Cinema located in Shinepatosu Ginzu Tokyo on November 3, 2011.
1975 Mechagodzilla. Resin height 8.5 cm. Price 4200 yen (approx $53).
1974 Fake Godzilla and Mechagodzilla Set. Resin both 8.5 cm in height. Price 7350 yen (approx $93)
Packaging for the above set.
Dancing Godzilla reissue in new color. November sale open now directly from Hazawa Gumi.
Art of Ultraman Exhibit exclusive held at Ibaraki Museum of Modern Art from November 3, 2011 to January 15, 2012. Cost 5250 yen (approx $65).
As always, a massive thanks goes out to Kaiju No Mura for this wealth of information. You won’t find it anywhere else! Until then, true believers!
Jon @ UnCanny