Bandai is releasing the Gashapon Ultimate Tsuburaya Defense Team Badges, these include Science Special Search Party Meteor Badge A, Science Special Search Team Meteor Badge B, MAT Badge, SGM Badge, and Mighty Jack Badge. Both the Science Special Investigation Meteor Badges feature an extendable antenna, they are 500 yen from vending machines in Japan, and are available now.
US Toys is releasing the Shampoo Bottle Type Soft Vinyl Series Figures, these include Ultra Seven, Micras, and Eleking. All are glow in the dark vinyl, stand 16cm tall, and they retail for 8,250 yen for Seven and Eleking, 9,350 yen for Micras. They are available for pre-order from the Graveyard Gallery store. There is also a Ultra Seven Pop-Up Store as well, featuring a number of apparel items going on now till Jan 23rd (some items at bottom).
Benelic is re-releasing the Ultraseven Ultra Eye Senior Glasses. These glasses come in three types of blue light cut lenses, +1.5, +2.5, and no degree, depending on your vision, they feature a carrying strap, and come in a collector box, they will retail for 6,930 yen. They can be pre-ordered from the Ultraman World M78 Online shop, and Premium Bandai starting Sept 2nd with release scheduled for Oct 2022.
Benelic is releasing the Ultra Seven Eye Slugger Back Massager, or Healing Slugger. This item is hand made out of wood, it's approx. 40cm long, 13cm tall, and 2cm wide, weighing about 200g, and it will retail for 6,600 yen. It will go on sale Aug 5th at retailers like Bandai, the M78 Online shop, and others, with release scheduled for Nov 2022.
Kai Beauty is releasing the Shin Ultraman Axia 5 Blade Razor, the set includes the razor with a red and silver color scheme, and 11 replacement blades cartridges (normal 9 for this type of razor), it retails for 2,200 yen. As part of the promotion there will be a Shin Ultraman razor stand, approx. 16cm tall, limited to 100, and a Shin Ultraman mug, limited to 300. You can order the razor and enter to win the extra items through the Kai website, or buy the razor from select retailers, with release scheduled for the end of May. (Extras made in cooperation with CCP).
Toho has announced a line of Shin Ultraman movie merchandise (yes Toho), the items are similar to the Godzilla movie merchandise released in the past. The items include everything from pens, keychains, mugs, up to jacket, backpack and everything in between. The items will be available in theaters as well as on the Toho Stella movie goods website.
As we posted previously, 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. We now have images of the other items and the lottery can be entered starting May 13 at select retailers in Japan, and will be release from June through Sept 2022.
To celebrate the release of Shin Ultraman in Japan, Japan Airlines (JAL) is releasing JAL themed merchandise. The first item is the X-Plus Shin Ultraman JAL Color Version, this is the same figure previously announced but with a different color scheme, it comes with a JAL logo base, special packaging, is limited to 700, and will retail for 11,000 yen. Another item is the JAL Original Ultraman 55th Anniversary Ice Watch, this watch features a silver dial with Ultraman chest design, rubber band, comes in Anniversary packaging, and retails for 17,600 yen. The watch should be released now, the figure May, both can be ordered from the JAL website.
Electric Toys is releasing the Ultraman Edited Fake Ultraman Set, that includes a figure and t-shirt. The figure is designed by Mr. ANI of Scha Dara Parr, is stylize, stands 21cm tall, the t-shirt feature front and back designs and is available is three size choices M, L, and XL, the set retails for 13,200 yen. It can be pre-ordered from the Electric Toys Rakuten shop with release scheduled for Sept 2022.
Bandai is releasing the Acrylic Logo Display EX for Ultraman Orb in two versions. The acrylic logos come in clear background and black background, are approx. 12cm x 5cm, each is 1,320 yen and they are scheduled to be released in Feb 2022. They can be pre-ordered now on the Bandai Premium website. (Figures not included.)