Bandai is releasing the Shokugan Action Figure Series Ultraman: Choudou, an updated version of their Super Motion figures. These feature improved articulation, the set includes Ultraman Trigger Multi-Type, Ultraman Z Beta Smash, Ultraman Tiga Multi-Type, Glitter Tiga, Ultraman Ace, and an Expansion Parts Set, they are approx. 10cm tall, and each figure retails for 649 yen (they maybe available as a set from some retailers). They will be available soon from most shops in Japan.
ULTRAMAN Z EA-042 COIN MONSTER KANEGON STATUE
BEAST KINGDOM CO., LTD
From Beast Kingdom. With Ultraman's Kanegon the world was introduced to the first Kaiju with a taste for eating shiny coins! Beast Kingdom is ready to showcase what it means to be a real coin monster with the release of the EA-042 Ultraman Z Coin monster Kanegon! Be ready to own your very own coin eating statue with a piggy-bank function to recreate the real 'money-eating' essence! A host of accessories are included such as the vacuum cleaner, magnets and more! A branded base with the original Japanese name completes the set and gives fans a perfect way to display the hungry, yet adorable creature. This is a statue not to be missed for fans, so order yours from an official outlet today!
The celebrated Kanegon coin monster from the 13th series of Ultraman TV series!
Deposit real coins in Kanegon’s mouth to recreate the Kaiju’s famous thirst for coins!
In Shops: Feb 22, 2023
X-Plus is releasing the Ultraman C-Type Appearance Pose Version 2 figure, based on the figure from 2015. This updated figure stands 27cm tall, the Ric version features light up eyes and color timer, and it retails for 15,400 yen for the Ric, standard retails for 12,100 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus (regular version will go up soon) with release scheduled for June 2022. There is also a Tsuburaya Store Online Limited Edition that includes special packaging and exclusive base that retails for 16,500 yen.
Bandai is releasing the Ultimate Luminous Ultraman SP 02 Set, the second updated re-releases. This set includes Ultra Seven, Ultraman Leo, and six different buildings/towers, each figure is approx. 10cm tall, and they will be available for 500 yen each from Gashapon machines in Japan soon.
Tamashii/Bandai is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Cameara figure, the 99th S.H. Figuarts figure. This figure stands 15cm tall, it comes with extra hands and replacement color timer, bendable whip effect piece, and Zeperion Ray Effect for Trigger, it will retail for 7,150 yen. It will go up for pre-order on Jan 22nd from Bandai with release scheduled for August 2022.
X-Plus is releasing the Large Monster Series Alien Messie figure from Return Of Ultraman. This figure is a Ric exclusive standing 24cm tall, and retailing for 17,930 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus with release scheduled for June 2022.
Bandai/Tamashii is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Trigger Sky Type figure. This figure stands 15cm tall, comes with extra hands and color timer, stand for posing, Lambert light bullet effect, and Circle Arms Sky Arrow, it retails for 7,150 yen. It can be pre-ordered from Bandai starting Jan 17th with release scheduled for July 2022.
Much like was done with Godzilla there are Ichiban Kuji Shin Ultraman prize/lottery items. The main two prizes are different versions of the Banpresto/Bandai Masterlise figures a standard color, and a metallic color as prizes A and B, other prizes include C prize Monster head magnet, D prize Visual glass, E prize Visual towel, and F prize Visual rubber coaster. The metallic version is also the last prize and Double Chance prize. The figures stand 25cm tall and are both in the Specium Ray pose. They should be available in May 2022 the same way the Godzilla prize/lottery items were, it is unclear if there will be a retail version available. (Note there was no images of the other prize items at this time.)
Kaiyodo is re-releasing the Komori Project Neronga Soft Vinyl Assembly Kit, a kit released some time back and that has also been released as a resin kit by Ken Elephant. This figure is designed by Yoichi Komori with the sculpt by Takashi Yamawaki (T's Facto), it is 35cm in length (larger than the resin version), there are 14 pieces to this unassembled, unpainted kit, and it retails for 15,180 yen. It can be purchased from the Kaiyodo website, and possibly other retailers with release later this month.
Graveyard Gallery is releasing the Planet X Garamon Redman Cool Clear Version, a "cool" version of this figure. This clear figure has blue paint highlights, stands 25cm tall, retails for 13,200 yen, and features a Matt Frank designed header card. It can be pre-ordered starting Jan 8th from Graveyard Gallery.