Bandai is releasing another Crayon Shin-chan Kaiju Shirimarudashi item, the Kaiju Shirimarudashi Roll Paper Cover. This plush Godzilla like character features a human like butt which you can place rolled paper and pull it out of it, it is 41cm tall, 30cm wide, and 31cm deep, and retails for 5,060 yen. It can be pre-ordered from Bandai and other retailers with release scheduled for May 2023.
Bandai/Tamashii is releasing the S.H. MonsterArts Tamamitsune Figure, the fourth figure from Monster Hunter. This figure is approx. 31cm in length, it comes with bubble effect, water effect, and a display base for water effect, it retails for 14,850 yen. It will be available for pre-order from general retailers with release scheduled for Feb 2023.
Bandai is releasing the first in a new line of highly detailed real creatures, the Ikimono Encyclopedia Ultimate Nile Crocodile figure. This figure is very realistic and fully articulated (head, mouth, legs, tail, and body), it is 40cm in length (over 15 inches), and will retail for 19,800 yen. It is available to pre-order from Bandai with release schedule for Jan 2022.
Bandai/Tamashii is releasing the S.H. MonsterArts Jinouga Figure, the third figure from Monster Hunter. This figure is 28.5cm in length, it comes with different claw parts for front and back legs, and a display base, it retails for 12,000 yen. It should be available for pre-order soon with release scheduled for July 2021.
Bandai is releasing the Monster Hunter Rathalos Ichiban Figure. This figure features Rathalos in a roaring pose with with a cliff top base, it stands almost eight inches tall, and retails for $55. It can be pre-ordered from multiple retailers with release scheduled for Sept 2021.
MegaHouse is releasing the Art Works Monsters Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters Red-Eyes Black Dragon, based on a character from Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters. Yu-Gi-Oh! is a manga series that lead to an anime series, a trading card game, numerous video games, and more, while it is usually aimed a a younger crowd this figure makes it clear serious adult collectors can get into it too. This vinyl figure has incredible detail, stands 32.5cm tall (nearly 13 inches), it features wings that are semi-transparent and vary from black to red based on lighting, it retails for 18,700 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from Bandai, MegaHouse, and other select retailers, with release scheduled for June 2021.
Bandai is releasing a set of figures based on monsters from the show Thunderbirds, a show the used puppets for the main characters, with scale models for scenery and more, there was also a comic strip based on the show as well. This set features two monsters from the Thunderbirds the Space Monster and the Lake Monster, the Space Monster is a full figure while the Lake Monster gives the appearance of coming out of the lake from a detailed base. They are 23cm tall and 47cm in length (Space), and 33cm tall , respectively, and the set retails for 39,600 yen, they can be pre-ordered now from Bandai with release scheduled for March 2021.
Bandai is releasing the HP Lovecraft Cthulhu Gashapon figure, based on an original drawing of the creature by Lovecraft himself. This figure comes with a base (for sitting pose), sitting and standing legs, raised and lowered arms, and open and closed wings. This figure retails for 8,470 yen, can be pre-ordered from Bandai, with release scheduled for Jan 2021.
Bandai/Tamashii has announced their second S.H. MonsterArts Monster Hunter figure Rathalos with pics and info as well as updated info on Nargacuga. Both are general releases (pre-orders should start soon), check out the info and pics below.
S.H. MonsterArts Rathalos
Price: 12,000 yen
S.H. MonsterArts Nargacuga
Price: 7,500 yen
Tamashii/Bandai have revealed the first Monster Hunter S.H. MonsterArts figure, Nargacuga. The figure is based on a character from Monster Hunter World: Ice Bone, per a previous announcement it should be up for pre-order on March 21, 2020, more details as we get them.