Our friends at Hobby Link Japan sent through information on 3 new Ultraman products hitting the Japanese market. The high end collectibles will include Character Classics Ultraman Taro, Ultraman Tiga Art Master 3D, Ultra Q Decayed Garamon Art Master 3D. Each of them are based on the classic series and are meant for the most die-hard Ultraman fans. Read on to check out the details and info from HLJ!
80cm Tiga, Two More Breathtaking Ultraman Statues from GomoraKick
GomoraKick (Kaiyodo International) presents three premium, highly-detailed Ultraman statues for summer release: Ultraman Tiga, Ultraman Taro, and Gamaron.
SANO, Japan — HobbyLink Japan, one of the largest and longest-operating international retailers of Japanese hobby products and toys, announced today the release of three premium statues for Ultraman fans, brought to life by master sculptors Takashi Kinoshita and Ryu Oyama. All three statues will be available outside of Japan this July from GomoraKick (Kaiyodo International), and are currently available for pre-order from HobbyLink Japan with no prepayment required.
Character Classics Ultraman Taro (¥34,800 JPY)
Based on the in-depth knowledge and research of Takashi Kinoshita, Ultraman Taro is recreated in impressive detail at 35cm tall. The mask has been crafted with the original mask used as reference, and the Color Timer has been reproduced in translucent material and reverse installed for an impeccable appearance. Includes a magnetic display stand.
- 35cm tall
- Completed cold-cast model
- Display stand included (cold-cast, magnetic)
- Sculpted by Takashi Kinoshita
Ultraman Tiga Art Master 3D (¥158,000 JPY)
Created by Takashi Kinoshita, Ultraman Tiga features a realistic, screen-accurate costume created by 3D scanning the original vinyl kit, then enlarging and improving details into a stunning 80cm-tall statue. His eyes and Color Timer are LED-lit, and sound effects are built in, adding interactivity to aesthetic. A remote control for the LEDs and sound effect, as well as a display stand, are included.
- 80cm tall
- Dynamic fighting pose
- LED-powered Color Timer and eyes
- Sound effect model
- Remote control (lights, sounds) included
- Display stand included
- Sculpted by Takashi Kinoshita
Ultra Q Decayed Garamon Art Master 3D (¥59,800 JPY)
Sculptor Ryu Oyama brings us the most detailed, delightfully grotesque version of Garamon yet. Garamon was crafted as a 14cm-tall clay model which was CT scanned to capture every layer and detail necessary to enlarge the final statue to a 20cm height. Made from blown poly-resin similar to plastic, this kaiju is made to be particular resistant to breakage and damage to protect each carefully-crafted thorn and edge.
- 20cm tall
- Blow-molded poly-resin
- Sculpted by Ryu Oyama
About Hobby Link Japan
In 1995, HobbyLink Japan Ltd. began offering Japanese model kits to international customers out of a small apartment in Tokyo, Japan. Today, HobbyLink Japan Ltd. operates out of a custom-built office and warehouse in cozy Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture, and offers over 120,000 hobby products, toys, publications, and collectibles at domestic prices, shipping to 225 countries and regions worldwide. In addition to retail sales, the company offers wholesale, third-party logistics, and third-party ecommerce services. With its staff of over 75 Japanese and international employees, HobbyLink Japan Ltd. won feefo’s Gold Trusted Service Award in 2018 for outstanding service scores, as rated by real customers. To learn more, visit https://hlj.com/corporate-profile.