Marusan has announced new lottery figures for their Asakusa New Stage Pop Up Shop at the Asakusa Smile Bar. The figures include Hedorah GID Adult version, Hedorah 450 Crawling version, a set of Hedorah Flying and Tadpole versions, and Marugacha 60mm Monster Encyclopedia set of Adult and Crawling, all in a Bullmark inspired color scheme, there is also a Biollante Lucky Bag in four different colors. Hedorah Adult (and Biollante) are 30 cm tall and is 20,000 yen, Crawling Hedorah is 36cm long and also 20,000 yen. The Flying and Tadpole set are 16cm each and will retail for 5,000 each, and the Encyclopedia figures are 1,000 yen each. All are lottery figures can be entered via the Marusan Instagram page or by email (POP-UP Asakusa 1219 in subject line and the text being your name, address, phone number), winners will be selected on Dec 19th.
Note: all lotteries for these figures were listed on the Marusan Instagram page and had a very short window and have closed as of this post.
Marusan is having their Marusan Toy Festival 2020 Autumn on November 21st and 22nd at the Yokohama Doll Museum, and as usual there's a number of exclusives which are not only from Marusan but other toy companies like US Toys, Bullmark, Amapuro, and Yamanaya. Most are new (or new variants) and a couple were also at Super Festival 84, they include M1 Yuji Nishimura Painted version Marusan Gamera 1995, Marusan Reprint Garamon Clear Pink Hawaii Color Version, US Toys Shampoo Bottle Type Soft Vinyl Series SB Pigmon Clear Molding in Red, Yu-Esu Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl "Bill Box" Series BB Miclas Clear, Yu-Esu Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl "Bill Box" Series BB Gamera & Barugon Set, BB Guiron & Gyaos Set, Yu-Esu Pocket Soft Vinyl Series PB Alien Baltan, PB 2nd Alien Baltan, Amapuro, and Yamanaya King Caesar 1974 Yellow Shadow, "Kaijukyo" Soft Vinyl Series Aboras (Green), Dead King (Green), "Monster Township" Soft Vinyl Series Kupukupu (Phosphorescent 2020), "Monster Township" Soft Vinyl Series Cool Alien (Phosphorescent), Arosa (Pink), "Galaxy Federation" Soft Vinyl Series Mirrorman Early (Gray), Mirrorman Late (Gray)
Ultraman B Type (Gray 2020), Bullmark Monster Series Large Squid Monster Gezora Blue Gray Version, Bullmark Monster Series Curly Alien (Poster Color), Bullmark Monster Series Ultraman Zero (Aurora Color), and Bullmark Monster Series Garamon (Aurora Color). All figures were limited in quantity, and lottery winners will be notified via the Marusan Instagram page, and email. Check out all the figures below.
While most conventions have been canceled due to the pandemic small live events have starting in Japan, now one of the more major cons is back. Super Festival 84 takes place Nov 15th in Tokyo, and as usual there's a bunch of exclusives, including ones from US Toys, Marusan, and Bullmark. The US Toys figures are all Building Box, some regular size some mini, there are four Ultraman figures, Pigmon, Miclas, and two versions of Baltan, and two Gamera sets Gamera and Barugon, and Guiron and Gyaos, all are limited to no more than 20, and retail for up to 7,200 yen. Bullmark has three Ultraman releases Alien Karly, Garamon, Ultraman Zero, and Hedorah, all but Alien Karly are clear colored and stand 22cm tall (Karly is solid colored vinyl and 19cm tall), they retail between 7,000 and 8,500 yen each. The Marusan figures include Biollante 450 in two different colors, Biollante Rose Form 450, Ultraman three blank figure lucky bags, and a Eleking 450 Glow In The Dark, they retail between 15,000 and 27,000 yen.
Bullmark is releasing the Little Monster Series Little Hedorah Clear and Monster Series Lucky Namegon. Hedoeah is clear vinyl with pink, blue, green, and red highlights, it stands 15cm tall, and will retail for 5,500 yen. Namegon is pink vinyl with a lucky ring (on Namegon's neck), it stands 18cm tall, and retails for 8,250 yen. Both can be pre-order now from Bullmark (limited window), with released August 2020.