Benelic is releasing the Ultraman Tiga Premium Lighting Figure Statue, Benelic runs the Ultraman official shop. This poly resin statue is 51cm tall, 45cm wide, and 21cm deep, it features a light up gimmick for the eyes and color timer, and has a base. It will retail for 38,000 yen, and can be pre-ordered from the Ultraman official site now with release scheduled for May 2019.
X-Plus has announced their exclusive for Super Festival Osaka 5, the Large Monsters Series Dinosaur Tank Soft Vinyl Assembly Kit, this kit will also be available at Super Festival 79 and web lottery after both. The kit in molded in a luminescent vinyl for the dino and brown vinyl for the tank. It will be priced at 8,000 yen with 30 available at the Festival. Super Festival Osaka 5 is Nov 4, Super Festival 79 is Dec 16, click this link for full Super Festival info.
Bandai is releasing the Ultraman 2 Super Move Candy figures, the second set of this series of small but very articulated figures. As with the previous assortment this assortment includes both figures and accessory sets. This assortment includes a Ultraman R/B, Ultraman Orb, Ultraman Taro, 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 $48 US). They can be pre-ordered now from the Bandai website with release scheduled for Jan 2019.
Bandai is releasing the Ultra Monster Directory New Challenge Edition Candy Figures, these five figures link into the recently announced Ultraman Archives bringing classics characters to a new generation. Each figure features a base with scenery (similar to some past candy figures that were released), each is approx 5.5cm tall with the base measuring approx 4.5cm. The five figures include Garamon, Kemur Man, M1, Cicada (Semi) Human, and Gorgos, each having a black and white color scheme. They retail for 4,590 yen, and can be pre-ordered from the Bandai web shop now with release scheduled for Jan 2019.
Good Smile is releasing the SSSS. Gridman DX Assist Weapon Figure Set, based on the new SSSS. Gridman anime. This articulated figure stands 14cm tall and comes with a sword, traveling mecha, flight mecha, and drill mecha. It will retail for 15,278 yen and can be pre-ordered now from Good Smile or other retailers with release scheduled for April 2019.
X-Plus is releasing the Gigantic Series Return Of Ultraman figure, the second Gigantic Ultraman figure. This figure stands 50cm tall and the Ric version includes a light up gimmick for the eyes and color timer, as well as a replacement left arm with the Ultra bracelet (will be shown at a later date). The figure retails for 21,384 yen ($178.45 US), and can be pre-ordered from X-Plus (RIC, both Japanese and US sites), and other retailers (standard), with release scheduled for Dec 2018.
X-Plus is releasing the Gorbagos Camouflage Version Figure, in which he is colored like rock. This is molded from the same figure released in 2011 (different color), it stands 23cm tall and comes with a model MAT Gyro ship (assembly required for ship). This Ric only figure will retail for 14,040 yen and can be pre-ordered from X-Plus, with release scheduled for Dec 2018. Note: the ship below is for reference only not actual ship the comes with the figure. Also teased on the X-Plus site was the Gigantic Return Of Ultraman figure we will post it once it is revealed.
X-Plus is releasing the Real Master Collection Plus Ultraman Taro Appearance Pose, a resin figure based on the LMS Ultraman Taro. This figure features a logo base and light up gimmick for the eyes and color timer, and stands 25cm tall. It will retail for 19,980 yen and can be pre-ordered from X-Plus with release scheduled for Dec 2018.
Medicom is releasing a couple of new Ultraman figures, the Marmit Megaton Zetton and the Ultraman metallic color. Megaton Zetton stands a gigantic 60cm tall (nearly two feet!), features clear vinyl on the head and chest areas, and retails for 27,000 yen. Ultraman is a stylized version (wrestler like costume), features a metallic paint scheme, stands 27cm tall, and retails for 8,981 yen. Both can be pre-ordered from Medicom and other retailers, with release scheduled for Jan 2019.
Kaiyodo is releasing the Character Classics Ultraman B Type X-TREME Complete Figure, the larger and more detailed version from the Character Classics line. Check out the details and pics below.
This is the ultimate item for "Ultraman" collectors! Sculpted by Takashi Kinoshita, this display piece of Ultraman B-Type preparing to unleash the Specium Ray is a truly impressive 43cm tall! The eyes are carefully detailed to resemble those of the actual suit as closely as possible (you can even see the peephole through which the actor could see), and the texture of the suit and the shape of the actor's body beneath the suit are painstakingly reproduced. The color timer lights up with LEDs, too, and it can be switched from flashing red to blue burning steadily.
Price: 105,840 yen (approx $930 US).
Pre-order now at a number of retailers, with release scheduled for Dec 2018.