Bullmark has announced their Autumn releases these include Monster Series Ghidorah Purple, Little Hedorah Aurora Color, King Zaurus III, Ultraman Jack with Mask, Ultraman Tiga Sky Type, Gomora Clear, and Sevenger. Ghidorah and Tiga are 24cm tall, Hedorah 15cm tall, Zaurus and Sevenger 21cm tall, Gomora 22cm tall, and Jack 28cm tall, they will retail between 6,500 yen to 10,350 yen. All can be pre-ordered from Bullmark with pre-orders ending the 30th of Sept.
Tokyu Hands Shibuya store is having the Marusan Bullmark Soft Vinyl Fair a celebration of Marusan's 55th Anniversary of their first kaiju vinyl figure and Bullmark's 50th Anniversary of their first. They now have announced the Bullmark figures. Monster Series Hedorah Clear Blue, Monster Series Godzilla 50 Black Blue, Monster Series Mechagodzilla Aurora Color, and Ultraman 50 Silver. Hedorah and Mechagodzilla is 22cm tall, and retail for 7,700 yen each, Godzilla is 23cm tall and retails for 9,900 yen, and Ultraman is 25cm tall, and retails for 8,250. All should be on sale now at the Tokyu Hands Shibuya store. There will also be other figures on sale as well (at bottom).
X-Plus has announced another Great Kaiju Summer Festival exclusive, the DefoReal Godzilla Vs. Hedorah Bullmark Color Set. This set features the previously released figures with new paint schemes by Yuji Nishimura in Bullmark colors, Godzilla is a blueish coloring while Hedorah features rainbow coloring. Godzilla is 13cm tall and Hedorah is 14cm tall, the set retails for 11,000 yen (10,000 yen on the US site). They can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus (Japanese site, US site here)with release scheduled for Feb 2022 (note these are limited but if demand is good they may increase the number available).
Tokyu Hands Shibuya store is having the Marusan Bullmark Soft Vinyl Fair a celebration of Marusan's 55th Anniversary of their first kaiju vinyl figure and Bullmark's 50th Anniversary of their first. The first three figures are all Marusan, Biogoji 350 Color Change Green - Yellow Version, Adult Biollante 450 Color Change Green - Yellow Version, and the Golden Mechagodzilla Ⅱ450 (1975) Version. Biogoji is 23cm tall, and retails for 13,200 yen, Biollante and Mechagodzilla are both 30cm tall and retail for 29,700 yen and 22,000 yen respectively. They will all be on sale starting Aug 28th at the Tokyu Hands Shibuya store. Note pic above is mid color change.
Tokusatsu DNA Godzilla starts July 10th and as usual there are event exclusive figures from US Toys and Bullmark. The US Toys figures are the same sculpts from the Shinji Nishikawa Original Painting Exhibition but in clear Aurora colors they are all Yu-Esu Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl Bill Box Monster Series including First Godzilla, Kinggoji, Mosgoji, Biogoji, Mechagodzilla, Gigan, Hedorah, Baragon (standing), and Baragon (crawling). All have different color tints, stand between 8.5 and 9cm, and retail for 3,800. The Bullmark figures include Monster Series Godzilla 50, Mechagodzilla (two colors), Hedorah (two colors), Gigan, Gezora, and Ganimes, as well as Monster Series Mini 4 figure set, they range between 10 and 23cm tall, and retail between 7,000 to 10,000 yen.
Bullmark has announced their 2021 New Year Special Sale figures, they include Gezora Blue Version, Hedorah Rainbow Color, Ultraman Tiga Power Type, and Ultraman Jack Aurora Color. Gezora and Hedorah stand 22cm tall, Jack 23cm tall, and Tiga 26cm tall, and Gezora, Hedorah, and Jack are 8,700 yen, and Tiga is 9,250 yen. All can be pre-ordered from Bullmark with release scheduled for Feb 2021.
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.