Billiken is releasing the Daimajin Blue Vinyl Model Kit, this kit is the same as the previous brown version but comes in a teal blue color, is 10 pieces, stands 31.5cm tall once assembled, and it retails for 8,800 yen. This kit will go on sale July 31st in the Billiken online shop, there will be a limited edition with a nameplate with statue Daimajin.
X-Plus is releasing the Vampirella Jose Gonzalez Edition 1/8 Plastic Model Kit, based on comic cover art of Vampirella comic No. 19 "Super Special Issue". This kit unpainted and unassembled kit stands 23cm once assembled, features a skull base, and retails for 5,499 yen. It can be pre-ordered from multiple retailers soon with scheduled release Jan 2023.
Star Ace is releasing the Gwangi Soft Vinyl Model Kit, as they have with many other Ray Harryhausen figures. It stands nearly 12 inches tall, is 12 pieces, and will retail for $94.99. It can be pre-ordered now from multiple stores with release scheduled for Feb 2023. (Note this is the standard version no base or Pteranodon wing)
Dream Rocket has announced their Wonder Festival exclusive figures, they include Giant Robo Series Giant Robo, Masked Ninja Akakage Series Armor Insect Monster Gron, and Heat Fire Dragon Barbagon. Giant Robo is a slightly updated color version of a previously released figure, it is 24cm tall, and will retail for 12,000 yen. Gron is an indigo blue vinyl, stands 22cm tall, and retails for 12,000 yen. Barbagon is an original monster is a rainbow color effect, stands 22cm tall, and will retail for 18,000 yen. Wonder Festival is July 24th.
X-Plus is releasing the Space Cyclop Aircraft figure, a flying version of their Space Cyclops. There will be twenty of each at Wonder Festival with a lottery sale on the Ric site afterwards, they feature a swivel head that tilts back and slightly to the side, there are three versions, Pinky, Deep Sea, and Jungle. They will retail for 5,000 yen each limit one of each color.
Ray Harryhausen brought to life many mythical creatures and none are more memorable than the Gorgon, Medusa. With her snake-like tail and hideous head with snakes for hair, just one glance at this terrifying creature will turn any hero into stone.
Star Ace has recreated the Harryhausen Medusa puppet as a 30cm tall soft vinyl statue. She is posed ready to loose an arrow as she stares down the hero invading her sanctum. Sculpted by the renowned artisans at Kaibutsuya, each piece is meticulously hand painted.
The Deluxe version comes with a polyresin diorama base depicting a flaming brazier and the remains of one of her enemies, turned to stone.
Price: $388.99 (Deluxe), $298.99 (Standard)
Release date: Q4 2022
Beast Kingdom is releasing the D-Stage Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom T-Rex statue, and the D-Stage Jurassic World Dominion Blue & Beta statue. These statues are made of plastic (vinyl), feature diorama bases (with the T-Rex's featuring a light up gimmick), stand 12.6cm and 13.4cm tall respectively, with each retail for $44.99. They can be pre-ordered now from multiple retailers with release scheduled for Aug 2023.