CCP is releasing the Ultra kaiju Tyrant figure (1/6 Special Effects Series Vol.085). This figure stands 37cm tall (approx 14.5 inches tall), and will retail for 22,000 yen (approx $196 US). It can be pre-ordered now from retailers with release scheduled for Feb 2019.
ACRO continues their Kaiju Remix Series (reimagining of Ultra kaiju in a more realistic way) with Telesdon. This vinyl figure is designed by Yasushi Kisawa, stands 32cm tall (approx 12.5 inches), and will retail for 13,800 yen (approx $123 US). It can be pre-ordered now with release scheduled for Sept 2018.
X-Plus is releasing multiple Ultraman figures in September, Ultra Father & Alien Hipporito Set, RMC Plus Ultraman C Type Appearance Pose, and Soft Series Verokron. The Ultra Father set both figures light up, and both stand approx 25cm tall. The set retails for 24,840 yen. The RMC Plus figure (resin statue) stands 30.5cm tall, features light up eyes, color timer, and base, and retails for 19,980 yen. Verokron is made of soft vinyl, has limited arm movement, it stands 29cm tall, and retails for 13,500 yen. All can be pre-ordered from the Ric site (no regular retail sales) with release in Sept 2018.
Note: even though they are Ric exclusive they can be ordered on X-Plus' new US site and shipped to the US.
Bandai is releasing the Ultimate Luminous Premium Ultraman R/B Figure Set, this set features Ultraman Rosso and Ultraman Blu both with a light up feature. Ultraman Rosso is 13.2cm, Ultraman Blu is 10.5cm (both fixed posed), and the set retails for 3,980 yen (approx $36 US). They can be pre-ordered from the Bandai Gashapon web shop with release scheduled for Dec 2018.
Kaiyodo is releasing the Character Classics Ultraman A Type Statue, the cold cast statue stands 35cm tall (just under 14 inches) and comes with a base. It retails for 32,184 yen (approx $291 US), it can be pre-ordered from Kaiyodo as well as other retailers like AmiAmi, with release in Aug 2018.
Bandai/Tamashii has officially announced the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond figure. This figure comes with Zero twin swords, effect parts, color timer, and extra hands. It stands 15cm tall and will retail for 5,940 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from the Tamashii Web Shop with release scheduled for Nov 2018.
Bandai is releasing the Ultraman Super Move Candy figures, the first of a new series of small but very articulated figures. As with other similar sets in the past this assortment includes both figures and accessory sets. This assortment includes Ultraman Rosso, Ultraman Blu, Ultraman X, and three different accessory sets including buildings, roadways, and weapons (along with chewing gum with each). Each figure is approx 10cm tall (approx 4 inches) and a 10 piece assortment case (including at least one of each) will retail for 5,400 yen (approx $49 US). They can be pre-ordered now from the Bandai website with release scheduled for Oct 2018.
Bandai/Tamashii is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Gudon figure, it stands 16cm tall (approx 6 inches) and comes with a damaged head for Twin Tail (which is releasing this month). It will retail for 7,560 yen (approx $69 US) and can be pre-ordered now from the Tamashii Web Shop with release scheduled for Dec 2018.
X-Plus is releasing three Ultraman figures in August 2018 the LMS Return Of Ultraman Version 2 Fighting Pose Version, LMS Samekujira, and Gigantic Series RMC Plus Ultra Seven. The Return Of Ultraman figure is the same figure previously released with different arm pose, it stands 23cm tall and retails for 12,960 yen. Samekujira is 17cm tall and 33cm in length, it will retail for 15,552 yen. The Gigantic RMC Ultra Seven stands 50cm tall and features light up eyes and color timer, and base (with battery pack), it retails for 32,184 yen. All are Ric exclusives that can be pre-ordered now with release scheduled for Aug 2018.
Albatross Japan/EDFSB is releasing the Neronga & Gabora Bust Statue in two versions, monochrome (with only Neronga's horn in color), and full color. This resin bust is sculpted by Studio Nero/T. Yamada, stands 20cm tall (approx 8 inches), and it will retail for 12,960 yen (approx $118 US). The monochrome version is up for pre-order on the Albatross Japan site here (we believe the color version should be soon as well), release date has note been announced (more info on that when we get it).