While we were waiting on Kong Prime 1 surprised us with a Gamera statue, while this is a prototype it looks awesome. More info as we get it.
X-Plus is releasing two more Gamera coin banks, the Favorite Sculptors Line DefoReal Gamera '95 and Trauma Gamera '99. Both feature the figure and base (bank), they are 11cm/10cm tall (approx 4+ inches) and 16cm deep (approx 6+ inches) and retail for 3,974 yen (approx $35 US). Both can be pre-ordered now with release in Sept 2017.
As we posted previously X-Plus is releasing Favorite Sculptors Line DefoReal Gamera '66 and Barugon Coin Banks (mini figures), they have the figure with the base being the bank. They stand 11cm tall/long and retail for 3,974 yen. They can be pre-ordered now with release in July 2017 from X-Plus and possibly other retailers.
Kaiyodo is releasing (re-releasing) three Gamera kits all from the '90's films, Sci-Fi Monster Soft Vinyl Kits of Gamera '95, '96, '99. All are sculpted by Yuji Sakai, and all are 20cm tall, and feature 9, 12, and 12 parts respectively. Retail is 8,424, 8,856, and 9,504 yen respectively, all can be pre-ordered from Kaiyodo, Hobby Link Japan, and other retailers with release in May 2017. All have been released in the past
While we don't have much info on these Kaiyodo is releasing (or re-releasing) Gamera figures from each of the '90's films. They all are unpainted prototypes, we are not sure if the 5 on the tags is for a May release more info as we get it.
Hardcore Chocolate (HardCC) in association with Kadokawa has released three t-shirts two Gamera and one Daimajin (Majin). The shirts have a retro style and are printed front and back. The Gamera shirts are based on Gamera 3: Revenge Of Iris and Gamera Vs Barugon, and all three have Japanese and English writing on them. The shirts come in S, M, L, XL, and XXL, retail for 4,100 yen (approx $35 US), and are available from Amazon Japan and Hardcore Chocolate's website. Hardcore Chocolate sells apparel with both Japanese and International properties on them.
X-Plus has released updated pics and a bit more info on there X-Plus Daiei Gyaos 1967 Version. The new pics show the figure fully colored and also reveal the light up "gimmick" for the Ric version, it is two pattern lighting up the eyes and ears or eyes and head (pic at bottom right). Other info previously posted is it is 30cm tall (approx 12 inches), and will retail for 21,600 yen (approx $208 US, 19,980 yen ($192 US) for non Ric version), with pre-orders starting now with release in Jan 2017 from X-Plus for the Ric and AmiAmi and other retailers for the regular version without the light up feature.
X-Plus has announced the Daiei Gyaos 1967 Version Ric Boy Limited figure, this figure was originally shown some time ago and is finally getting it's release. The figure (shown unpainted) will feature a light up feature for the eyes, is 30cm tall (approx 12 inches), and will retail for 21,600 yen (approx $208 US). Pre-orders start now with release in Jan 2017 from X-Plus. We will update the images with the painted version once available. Also of note X-Plus states that this figure will be available abroad (US?) more info on that as we get it.
Kaiyodo/Revoltech is re-releasing the Gamera 2 Special Effects Legion figure as part of their Legacy Of Revoltech line. The figure is fully articulated featuring 49 points of articulation. This very detailed figure is 12.5cm tall and 20cm long (approx 5in x 8in), it includes a Flying Gamera and 7 Soldier Legion, will retail for approx $69, and will be released Dec 2016. There was hints that the Gamera figures would be re-released a while back.
To go along with the release of Legion X-Plus is releasing an updated version of Gamera 1996 with a new head sculpt. It better lines up with his face off with Legion. It stands 23cm tall, will retail for 12,960 yen (approx $128 US), and will be released in Sept 2016.