Billiken is releasing the Daimajin Vinyl Model Kit, this kit comes in a brown-black color, is 10 pieces, stands 31.5cm tall once assembled, and it retails for 8,000 yen. This kit will go on sale Jan 30th in the Billiken online shop, there will be a limited edition with a nameplate with statue Daimajin.
X-Plus has announced the Vampirella 1/8 Plastic Model Kit Phosphorescent Version, a glow in the dark version of their Vampirella kit they released previously. The kit stands 23cm tall once assembled Vampirella and the bats are glow in the dark the tombstone base is not, but retailers that order 12 or more will get a exclusive base (GID), this kit retails for 4,399 yen. It is scheduled for release from retailers in April 2022 (not available from X-Plus).
In celebration of the release of What to Do with the Dead Kaiju?, Bandai and M1 are releasing figures. Bandai is releasing the HG Series Shochiku x Toei Kaiju Festival Gashapon figures. This set includes Hope (dead kaiju), and Mushroom from What to Do with the Dead Kaiju? movie Metalinome from Captain Ultra, and Guilala from The X From Outer Space.These are a couple of inches tall and will retail for 500 yen each, and they will be available from Gashapon machines across Japan. The M1 figure is Hope, the dead kaiju but in it's living form, it will be available at Wonder Festival (barring cancellation), it will retail for 13,200 yen.
STAR ACE YMIR 30CM SERIES SOFT VINYL MODEL KIT
The Star Ace Vinyl Model series has begun at last! In his honor Star Ace is proud to release the Ymir, the creature that came a long way to Earth. This uniquely designed monster has a forked tail, scaly skin and is ready to attack.
This soft vinyl model kit stands 32 cm tall and is sculpted to exactly recreate the original Harryhausen stop-motion model, and his eyes can roll, and his jaw moves up and down.
This model kit will be limited edition on 400 pcs. Shipping in July 2022, this is the YMIR you’ve been waiting for!
Retail price $94.99, pre-order here.