And for those who prefer the role-play side of things, today is truly a celebration of Kamen Rider IXA as Premium Bandai have announced the Complete Selection Modification IXA Belt and IXA Riser set! Preorders for this set will open on the 26th May, with further information surely to surface in the coming week!
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Ready! Fist On!
Bandai Tamashii Nations have revealed that the next figure to join the S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou range will be Kamen Rider IXA! The secondary Rider from Kamen Rider Kiva that appears in both the 1986 and 2008 portions of the show, IXA will be a Tamashii web exclusive with preorders opening on 25th May.
Further details, such as release date, price and accessories will be announced in the coming week!
What would a Toei Spider-Man release be without his trusty giant robot to go with it? Lo and behold, Soul of Chogokin Leopardon will be reissued alongside the Figuarts release, bearing a brand new GX-33R designation and a rather interesting accessory.
Rather than the vinyl figure that was included with the original release, this version of Leopardon will instead include a full-sized Spider Bracelet that plays BGM from the show! Such a great extra doesn’t come cheap though, with this reissue due for release in September and priced 20,000 yen.
The Emissary of Hell, Spider-Man!
Big news from Bandai Tamashii Nations as a recent magazine reveals the production of an S.H. Figuarts Toei Spider-Man! Star of the 1978 TV series that helped introduce mecha to the Super Sentai franchise, Spider-Man is due for release in August for the price of 6500 yen. Like Bandai’s other Spider-Man Figuarts he will come loaded with a number of web effect parts, as well as an opening Spider Bracelet!
But that might not be all! If you check out the image attached you’ll also see that the magazine features images of the 2006 Soul of Chogokin Leopardon figure. Could a reissue also be on the way to coincide with this surprise release? Stay tuned to Tokunation for more news as it comes!
The fist of a wise man crushes all it’s path!
Following his initial reveal at last year’s Tamashii Nation event, the Sage of Strength from U40 joins the S.H. Figuarts line! S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Titus will release as a Tamashii web exclusive in September 2020, with a price tag of 7150 yen. The co-star of Ultraman Taiga comes packed with three sets of alternate hands, an alternate red colour timer and Planium Buster attack effect part with stand.
Will Ultraman Titas be joining your collection? Check out the full selection of images and discuss after the jump!
Next week the first official Tamashii CyberFest will launch – a digital version of the Tamashii Nation event Bandai hold at the end of each year. Gearing up to the launch of the festival, the official @t_features Twitter account has released a sneak preview of some the figures that will be on show at the event. Among the new tokusatsu offerings are the long awaited S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Ace, and a surprise new addition – S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Hibiki Kurenai!
Stay tuned to Tokunation for more information on these figures and Tamashii CyberFest 2020 as it comes!
2019: Trinity Has Begun!
The Bandai Tamashii Nations blog has updated with new images of the previously teased S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Zi-O Trinity, uniting the forces of Kamen Riders Zi-O, Geiz and Woz!
As well as showing off the figure in all it’s glory, the blog post also confirms that the figure will come packaged with the Saikyo Girade weapon. Additional hands will be included to hold the Zikan Zax and Zikan Despear, but the weapons themselves will not be included.
S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Zi-O Trinity is a Tamashii web exclusive, with preorders to begin on March 21st! Stay tuned for more information on this figure as it comes.
It’s still comin’ up OOO as Kamen Rider OOO Latoratah Combo has been revealed as the next S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou release. Following on from Gatakiriba, the lion/tiger/cheetah fusion form will be a Tamashii Web exclusive – releasing in June at a price of 6500 yen.
The magazine reveal shows off the figure’s combo change ability with the previously released OOO figures, however it also reveals another surprise – the purple-eyed Tatoba Combo head that appeared when Doctor Maki transfers one the purple Core Medals into Eiji’s body. On the original OOO Figuarts, this head was previously included with the Eiji Greeed figure.
Check out the images and let us know if you’ll be adding this to your collection!
Bandai have released official images of their forthcoming SO-DO CHRONICLE Kamen Rider Kuuga candy toy set, due for release in Spring 2020. According to the Bandai Candy Toy blog, the Kuuga set will feature improved proportions and articulation as well as significantly more paint apps. The five-piece set will include a common body figure, and then additional armour for his Mighty, Dragon, Pegasus and Titan forms.
Check out the full range of images after the jump!
Bluefin Brands have now officially opened preorders for the forthcoming CSM Double Driver Ver. 1.5! This new enhanced version of the belt from Kamen Rider W includes enhanced details and a detachable belt section, along with the Cyclone, Joker, Heat, Metal, Luna and Trigger Gaia Memories. The belt is priced at $200 with an estimated release date of February 14th, 2020.
Also joining it is the DX Lost Driver 20th Anniversary Ver., the transformation belt of both Kamen Rider Skull and Kamen Rider Eternal! Releasing on the same day for the price of $80, this DX belt will include both the Skull and Eternal Gaia Memories.