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Bluefin Bringing BLITWAY Ghostbusters and ECTO-1 to the US

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, proudly delivers one of the biggest and most exciting Ghostbusters products ever issued as it announces the retail release of the ECTO-1 from BLITZWAY.

Pre-orders are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. MSRP is $1390.00.

Scheduled for retail release in the First Quarter of 2019, the sizeable 1/6 scale ECTO-1 joins the family of unique, officially licensed Ghostbusters products available from BLITZWAY. The iconic car, a customized 1959 Cadillac ambulance, was featured in the blockbuster Ghostbusters movie. A myriad of precisely and exquisitely designed details on the exterior and interior make this item the pinnacle of any ardent fan’s Ghostbusters collection. 

The ECTO-1 can accommodate BLITZWAY’s 1/6 scale poseable action figures of the Ghostbusters team of Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore. Figures are available individually or all-together in a special combo pack.

Additional product details follow below:

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale ECTO-1 · MSRP $1390.00

The world’s best automobile recreation of the ECTO-1 measures more than 40 inches in length and sports an unbelievably high level of quality. The car is a likeness of the 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Ambulance and features a screen-accurate roof rack and exterior structures along with a precisely detailed engine and underside. Realistically designed props include a fully functional lighting system with 45 individual LEDs along with a rotating illuminated light bar and an embedded digital audio player with siren! Custom audio play is enabled with both USB and Micro-SD plug-ins. The car features 5 fully functioning doors and an openable bonnet as well as interlocking, turntable front wheels and a working steering wheel. A removable stretcher is also included that can accommodate up to 4 Proton Packs.

Complement the ECTO-1 with BLITZWAY’s line of officially licensed, 1/6 scale Ghostbusters action figures. Figures are available individually and also as a special combo pack that includes added bonus items.

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures · MSRP $225.00 each

“Who ya gonna call?” BLITZWAY is proud to present the legendary original Ghostbusters team in a series officially licensed 1/6 scale figures. Each figure offers a highly detailed head sculpt, screen accurate costumes, a fully articulated body, and various realistic accessories. These figures are the perfect realization of Bill Murray as Peter Venkman, Dan Aykroyd as Raymond Stantz, Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore, and Harold Ramis as Egon Spengler. Don’t miss the opportunity to add these legendary characters to your collection!

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures Special Combo Pack · MSRP $896.00

A special Ghostbusters Pack is also available containing all 4 figures – Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore – along with a special 1/6 scale Slimer figure with stand, a police barricade, and a “No Ghost” sign light.

Based in South Korea, BLITZWAY specializes in highly detailed and intricately sculpted 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures and statues of famous characters from pop culture, comics, TV and movies.

Bluefin Announces Release of Power Rangers Megazor and Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kit from Bandai Shokugan

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, announces the release of new Power Rangers Megazord and Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kits from Bandai’s Shokugan collections.

Units are now available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets in time for the start of this year’s Holiday Season. Please check your favorite online and/or brick-and-mortar outlet for immediate availability. They are also available from Bluefin’s own on-line store: https://shop.bluefinbrands.com/.

The Power Rangers Megazord and Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kits from Bandai’s Shokugan collections are fully articulated and faithfully recreate the proportions and details from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series. By combining all 5 Zords from the Megazord kits with the Drangonzord kit, fans can create the all-powerful Mega Dragonzord!

Bluefin will release the Titanus Super Mini-Pla Kit in Spring 2018 as the latest addition to the Bandai Shokugan Power Rangers line.

As the Super Mini-Pla name implies, these compact model kits offer simple pre-colored snap-together assembly. A nipper or sprue cutter (sold separately) is highly recommended for assembly, but the following kits do not require glue. 

  • Bandai Shokugan Power Rangers Megazord Super Mini-Pla Set · $60.00

Set consists of 5 core Zords – Tyrannosurus, Mastodon, Triceratops, Saber-Toothed Tiger and Pterodactyl that can be combined to form the Power Ranger Megazord. The kit also comes with a Power Sword accessory. Enjoy the Megazord by itself or with the Dragonzord to create the all-powerful “Mega Dragonzord.”

  • Bandai Shokugan Power Rangers Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kit· $45.00

Catch the debut of the Dragonzord, the Zord of the Green Power Ranger. Enjoy the Dragonzord by itself, or go into Dragonzord Battle Mode by combining it with the Mastodon, Saber-Toothed Tiger, and Triceratops Zords from the Megazord kits. Collectors also can combine all of the components from the Power Rangers Megazord Super Mini-Pla Set to create the all-powerful “Mega Dragonzord.”

  • Bandai Shokugan Power Rangers Titanus Super Mini Pla Kit · $150.00

The 3rd release to be added to the Power Rangers Super Mini Pla series. The transformable unit may be posed in “Carrier Mode” and “Attack Mode” and is battery powered and can be combined with the Megazord and Dragonzord kits to create the imposing Ultrazord. Set for release in Spring 2018.  Additional details on the Titanus Super Mini-Pla Kit will be released early next year. 

Bluefin Details Holiday Gift Opportunities for Friends, Family Or Yourself

 Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, highlights a colorful variety of unique products that will make excellent gift selections for collectors and fans this holiday season.

Browse a variety of one-of-a-kind products from leading Bluefin brands such as BLITZWAY, Iron Studios, Storm Collectibles, SEN-TI-NEL, Studio Ghibli and Bandai Shogukan. These products are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets.

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures · MSRP $225.00 each

“Who ya gonna call?” BLITZWAY is proud to present the legendary original Ghostbusters team in a series officially licensed 1/6 scale figures. Each figure offers a highly detailed head sculpt, screen accurate costumes, a fully articulated body, and various realistic accessories. These figures are the perfect realization of Bill Murray as Peter Venkman, Dan Aykroyd as Raymond Stantz, Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore, and Harold Ramis as Egon Spengler. Don’t miss the opportunity to add these legendary characters to your collection!

BLITZWAY Ghostbusters 1/6 Scale Figures Special Combo Pack · MSRP $896.00

A special Ghostbusters Pack is also available containing all 4 figures – Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore – along with a special 1/6 scale Slimer figure with stand, a police barricade, and a “No Ghost” sign light.

Iron Studios Batman: Arkham Knight · Height: Approx. 9 inches · MSRP: $150.00

Limited Edition hand-painted Polystone statue is based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and based on the 1989 Tim Burton movie.

Iron Studios Scarecrow Arkham Knight · Height: Approx. 9 inches · MSRP: $130.00

Limited Edition hand-painted Polystone statue is based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios.

Storm Collectibles Mortal Kombat “Reptile” · Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP $55.00

Storm Collectibles presents its latest Mortal Kombat release – Reptile. Reptile comes from a realm once known as Zaterra which was mysteriously destroyed ages ago. He is the last of the Reptor race. Shao Kahn has enlisted Reptile into his forces and makes use of his stealth and skills as a spy for his army. Reptile’s famous special attack are Acid Spit and the Force Ball. 

Fully articulated figure stands approximately 7 inches tall and includes a variety of accessories – interchangeable hands, masks and head sculpts as well as acid liquid and force ball effects.

Storm Collectibles Street Fighter “Chun Li” · Height: Approx. 6 inches · MSRP $65.00

Storm Collectibles presents its next Street Fighter V action figure, Chun-Li, the strongest and most iconic female video game character of all time and also the first female fighter of the Street Fighter Series.

Figure stands approximately 6 inches tall and features more than 30 points of articulation as well as a wide selection of accessories and interchangeable parts including hands and head sculpts along with Kikoken, Hyakuretsukyaku and 2 Renkiko V-trigger effects.

Storm Collectibles 1/6 Scale Muhammad Ali · MSRP $230.00

Storm Collectibles is honored to present the first officially licensed 1/6 scale Muhammad Ali collectible figure. The rendering features a lifelike likeness of Ali, an exclusive Ali body-figure design, and is fully articulated, and features Everlast branded boxing gear. Figure comes with 2 head sculpts, a robe and stand with punching bag.

SEN-TI-NEL Nyanboard Figure Collection 3 · MSRP: $70.00 for a Box of 10 Figures

A new species of Danboard has been discovered – “The Nyanboard!” New friends join the beloved “Nyanboard” series in time for the holidays! These cute figures fit in the palm of your hand and feature movable heads, arms and legs. Collect all 10 renditions – Tora, Kotora, Kuro, Shiro, Mike, Pochi, Hachi, Fuji, Serval and Panda.

Bandai Shogukan Gift Items (Various) · MSRP Prices Under $10.00 each

Perfect as stocking stuffers for that special fan, compact Bandai Shogukan items include figures and other products for popular anime properties such as Dragon BallMegamanMobile Suit GundamSailor Moon and Splatoon!

Studio Ghibli Gift Items (Various) · MSRP Prices Range Between $15.00 to $70.00

A variety of highly detailed home décor and collectible items are available from the Studio Ghibli collection. Notable items available for the holidays include: a music box, coin banks, clocks, perpetual calendars, mirrors, a Totoro-shaped lunch bag, and towel gift set.

Studio Ghibli Small Gift Items (Various) · MSRP Prices Under $16.00

A variety of smaller-sized officially licensed gift items featuring famous Studio Ghibli properties and characters include charms, chopsticks, lace bracelets, small towels, compact puzzles and playing card decks featuring scenes from beloved Studio Ghibli films.

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders For SEN-TI-NEL’s Stunning INFINI-T FORCE Anime Action Figures

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, complements the launch of the highly anticipated new anime series, INFINI-T FORCE, with the opening of pre-orders for a collection of action figures from the Hong Kong-based manufacturer, SEN-TI-NEL.

2017 marks the 55th Anniversary of the founding of one of Japan’s most famous animation studios – Tatsunoko Production. As the centerpiece of its anniversary, INFINI-T FORCE unites the heroes from four of the studio’s most popular shows – GatchamanPolymerCasshan and Tekkaman.

Beyond space and time, four heroes who fought for peace gather in the modern era. The new battle of legendary heroes has begun. The INFINI-T FORCE line from SEN-TI-NEL will debut to retailers in February 2018 and is comprised of 4 highly-detailed and fully-poseable figures from GatchamanPolymerCasshan and Tekkaman. Each figure stands approximately 7.1 inches tall and features integrated die-cast construction and an LED light-up element.

SEN-TI-NEL INFINI-T FORCE GATCHAMAN FIGHTER GEAR VERSION ·  MSRP: $85.00

Gatchaman… The reliable leader of the “Science ninja team, a special team consisting of five members who fought against the evil organization “Galactor” which wishes to conquer the world. With its simple articulation, a variety of signature poses featured in the series can be recreated. The figure stands approximately 18cm tall and offers sturdy die-cast to give weightiness and an LED feature on the unit’s chest.

SEN-TI-NEL INFINI-T FORCE CASSHAN FIGHTER GEAR VERSION ·  MSRP: $85.00

Casshan… A solitary warrior who has abandoned his own body and become a “neo-human” in order to protect people from robot troops and andro-troops that rebelled against humanity. With its simple articulation, a variety of signature poses featured in the series can be recreated. The figure stands approximately 18cm tall and offers sturdy die-cast to give weightiness and an LED feature on the unit’s chest.

SEN-TI-NEL INFINI-T FORCE POLYMER FIGHTER GEAR VERSION ·  MSRP: $85.00

Polymer… Hiding the true identity and putting himself in a detective office while cracking down villains on the street with the hammer of the righteous. This is “Polymer” style of fighting for justice. With its simple articulation, a variety of signature poses featured in the series can be recreated. The figure stands approximately 18cm tall and offers sturdy die-cast to give weightiness and an LED feature on the unit’s chest.

SEN-TI-NEL INFINI-T FORCE TEKKAMAN FIGHTER GEAR VERSION ·  MSRP: $85.00

Tekkaman… “The Space Knight” who puts on armor and challenges the invader from the universe Waldastar in order to lead mankind from the dying Earth to a whole new world. With its simple articulation, a variety of signature poses featured in the series can be recreated. The figure stands approximately 18cm tall and offers sturdy die-cast to give weightiness and an LED feature on the unit’s chest.

Prominent North American anime/manga distributor VIZ Media is now featuring the INFINI-T FORCE series to stream on VIZ.com/Watch. Episodes are presented with English subtitles and are now available to stream on-demand. Subsequent new episodes of INFINI-T FORCE debut every Tuesday.

In INFINI-T FORCE, ponder the Parallel Universe Theory: We all live from moment to moment with decisions required to be made at each turn. And with each decision, each moment, stems another possibility. And with each possibility, branches out another world, one in parallel existence from our own…  In OUR WORLD, 2017: Seventeen-year-old Emi Kaido is a junior in high school. She lost her mother at a young age and her father is so tied up with work that she essentially lives alone in a mansion, in the wealthiest neighborhood of Shibuya, Tokyo. But one day, Emi’s life drastically changes as she is suddenly caught between a battle of good and evil by coming into possession of a strange item only known as the “Case.” With the help of 4 heroes, who have each wandered to our world from their own circumstances, Emi learns to overcome her fears and uncertainties, and is able to take a positive step into her future.

Bluefin Launches New Ecommerce Web Site For Special Pop Culture Collectibles

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, announces a new website offering a collection of select products, the majority of which were previously only available to consumers as trade show exclusives.

The news comes ahead of Bluefin’s appearance at the 2017 New York Comic Con.

The new ecommerce site is located at shop.bluefinbrands.com.

Currently available are direct purchase opportunities for a specially selected array of products from major Bluefin brands such as Bandai, Storm Collectibles and X-Plus that were originally offered as limited edition items at major national pop culture events such as Anime Expo, San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic Con.

The site is now offering North American collectors and customers fast, accurate and secure direct access service for ordering as well as easy follow-up on shipping status. Added incentives currently include 10% off and FREE domestic shipping (contiguous U.S.) on all orders using the promo code – “10PR0.”

Current notable products available for purchase include:

  • Bandai Metal Build “Mobile Suit Gundam” Gundam F91  · $225.00
  • Bandai “Saint Seiya” Saint Cloth Myth EX Gemini Saga Revival Version · $110.00
  • Bandai Tamashii Nations “Dragon Ball Z” Super Saiyan Goku with Energy Aura (Blue Version), · $70.00
  • Bandai Hobby HG 1/144 Scale “Build Fighters” Super Fumina A.E.U.G. Maid Version  ·$22.00
  • Bandai Hobby RG 1/144 Scale Gundam Exia Trans-Am Clear Version · $30.00
  • Bandai Hobby MG 1/100 Scale “Char’s Counterattack” Sazabi Ver.Ka Mechanical Clear Version · $120.00
  • Storm Collectibles Hot Ryu “Street Fighter V” 1/12 Scale Action Figure · $70.00
  • X-Plus 2015 SDCC Exclusives “Dragon Ball Z” Son Goku · $70.00

Bluefin Highlights Storm Collectibles Street Fighter V Exclusives For New York Comic Con

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, highlights special releases from Storm Collectibles for two of video gaming’s most beloved and venerable properties as it announces Street Fighter V’s Hot Ryu (Black Pants Ver.), Ryu (Brown Gi Ver.) and Noob Saibot (Special Edition) figures for the 2017 New York Comic Con.

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan and is the nation’s biggest pop culture convention. The annual event plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television. For more information, please visit NewYorkComicCon.com and NYCC’s social media pages (FacebookTwitter and Instagram).

Bluefin’s Storm Collectible brands will be located at Booth #1813.

Inspired by one of video gaming’s most popular fighting titles, the Street Fighter V’s Hot Ryu (Black Pants Ver.) abd Ryu (Brown Gi Ver.) figures will be offered as Limited Edition 2017 New York Comic Con Exclusives and will be available only from Bluefin during the convention. The poseable figures stand 7 inches tall and features more than 30 points of articulation. Furthermore, Storm’s exclusive Noob Saibot (Special Edition) from Mortal Kombat will also be available exclusively at Bluefin’s booth.

New York Comic Con attendees are also invited to stop by the Bluefin booth to catch unveilings of additional characters from their popular video game licenses including Tekken 7. A comprehensive selection of previously released Storm Collectibles products will be available from Bluefin throughout the convention.

During Comic Con, Bluefin and Storm Collectibles are pleased to also present SFV Character Designer / Storm Collectibles supervisor, Kiki, for a special appearance and autograph session at the Bluefin booth. Con attendees are welcome to receive a free poster that Kiki will sign in addition to any Storm Collectibles Street Fighter figures they purchase at the booth. (available while supplies last and on a first-come-first-served basis).

Kiki Booth Event Details

Booth Number: Bluefin #1813

Day1: Friday, October 6th, 1pm

Day2: Saturday, October 7th, 1pm 

 

Hot Ryu Black Pants Ver. Action Figure “Street Fighter V” NYCC 2017 Exclusive 

Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP: $60

From the highly popular video game franchise, “Street Fighter,” comes Ryu as he is seen in one of his most popular alternate costumes, commonly referred to by fans as ‘Hot Ryu!’ This unique NYCC Version features Ryu depicted with his Player 2 Black Pants coloration. The figure is a completely new version of the standard version of Ryu and stands approximately 7″ tall with over 30 points of articulation, allowing fans to pose Ryu in all of his special moves including Hadoken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpukyaku! The figure set also includes: effect parts along with 3 exchangeable facial expressions and 4 exchangeable palm accessories.

 

Ryu Brown Gi Ver. Action Figure “Street Fighter V” NYCC 2017 Exclusive 

Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP: $55

Storm Collectibles is honored to work with Capcom to produce a high quality 1:12 scale action figure for the popular combat game, “Street Fighter V.” For NYCC Bluefin reveals depicted in his alternative brown gi! Ryu is the main character of the Street Fighter fighting series and appears in every edition of the game, as well as in Street Fighter V. No doubt, Ryu has become one of the most iconic characters in the fighting game genre. Storm Collectibles delivers 1/6 scale quality in the 1/12 scale by recreating Ryu with his signature karate gi with torn sleeves, medium length hair, long headband, fighting gloves, martial arts belt, and bare feet. The figure stands approximately 7″ tall with over 30 points of articulation giving Ryu the ability to pose in all his special moves: Hadoken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpukyaku! Figure includes: Hadoken effects part and 3 exchangeable facial expressions and 4 exchangeable palm accessories.

 

Noob Saibot Special Bloody Ver. Action Figure “Street Fighter V” NYCC 2017 Exclusive 

Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP: $50

One of the things Mortal Kombat is most well-known for are its ninjas. Scorpion and Sub Zero are the most popular but there also many others that fans love. Storm Collectibles introduces the mysterious Noob Saibot! This unique NYCC Version depicts Noob Saibot with bloody effects splattered. The figure stands about 7″ tall and has over 30 points of articulation, enabling fans to recreate all of Noob’s iconic moves. Figure includes: 2 all-new fatal decapitation blood effects, 1 skull sculpt along with 2 Interchangeable masks, 9 pairs of palm accessories, 2 Hell-fire effects and 1 spear.

Bluefin Announces Bandai Brands’ NYCC Exclusives

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, heads to New York Comic Con with a variety of notable show exclusives from Bandai Hobby and Bandai’s Shokugan line. New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan and you’ll be able to find  Bluefin at booth #1612.

Bandai Hobby NYCC Exclusive

Bluefin is proud to unveil Bandai Hobby’s Perfect Grade 1/72 Scale Millennium Falcon for exclusive purchase at New York Comic Con ahead of its retail release later this year. This stunning release depicts Han Solo’s iconic space ship as it appeared in Star Wars: A New Hope and offers builders the highest quality grade in terms of complexity, features, realism and detail, and includes almost 700 parts. The Bandai Hobby Perfect Grade Millennium Falcon will carry a NYCC MSRP of $400.00.

Manufactured in Japan by Bandai Hobby, the Star Wars Plastic Model line features notable vehicles from the classic Star Wars films as well as those created by Disney. These official U.S. releases include English instructions and have product support provided by Bluefin.

Bandai Hobby is internationally renowned for its high-quality model kits that blend complex detail and innovative construction that builders of all skill levels will enjoy. A nipper or sprue cutter (sold separately) is highly recommended for assembly, but the kits do not require glue.

Bandai Hobby GunPla NYCC Exclusives

Bluefin also delights GunPla fans during NYCC with an array of special event only kits. All of the following Gundam exclusives are special color variants that were previously only available at events in Asia:

  • Bandai MG Tallgeese (EW) (Special Coating Ver), “Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz” · $80.00
  • Bandai MG Gundam Fenice Rinascita (Clear Color), “Gundam Build Fighters”· $50.00
  • Bandai HGUC Pale Rider (Ground Heavy Equipment Type) Hades Mode Extra Finish Version ·  1/144 Scale · $30.00
  • Bandai HGUC Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode) + Unicorn Head Final Battle Version, “Gundam UC” · 1/144 Scale · $30.00
  • Bandai RG Build Strike Gundam Full Package (RG System Image Color),

“Gundam Build Fighters” ·  1/144 Scale · $30.00

  • Bandai HGBF Super Fumina Axis Angel Ver. (Mk-II Axis Image Color),

“Gundam Build Fighters”·  $22.00

  • Bandai HGPG Petit’gguy Fortune Red, “Gundam Build Fighters” · $12.00
  • Bandai HGPG Petit’gguy Fortune Orange, “Gundam Build Fighters” · $12.00
  • Bandai SD BB Build Strike Gundam Full Package (Metallic Gloss Injection)

“Gundam Build Fighters” · $10.00

 

Bandai Hobby NYCC Early Releases

A small number of the new Hi Resolution Model Wing Gundam Zero (EW), the U.S.’s most popular Gundam character, will be available for purchase just mere days after its debut in Japan.  This special die-cast and plastic model kit hybrid will retail for $130.00

 

Bandai Shogukan NYC Early Releases

Bluefin also will offer NYCC attendees early-purchase opportunities for new Power Rangers Megazord and Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kits from Bandai’s Shogukan collections. These kits are fully articulated and faithfully recreate the proportions and details from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series. As the Super Mini-Pla name implies, these compact model kits offer simple pre-colored snap-together assembly. A nipper or sprue cutter (sold separately) is highly recommended for assembly, but the following kits do not require glue.  By combining all 8 Zords from the Megazord and Drangonzord, fans can create the all-powerful Mega Dragonzord!

  • Bandai Shogukan Power Rangers Megazord Super Mini-Pla Set · $60.00

Set consists of 5 core Zords – Tyrannosurus, Mastodon, Triceratops, Saber-Toothed Tiger and Pterodactyl that can be combined to form the Power Ranger Megazord. The kit also comes with the Power Sword. Enjoy the Dragonzord by itself or combine the components with the Zords from the Power Rangers Megazord Super Mini-Pla Set to create the all-powerful “Mega Dragonzord.”

  • Bandai Shogukan Power Rangers Dragonzord Super Mini-Pla Kit· $45.00

Catch the debut of the Dragonzord, the Zord of the Green Power Ranger. Go into Dragonzord Battle Mode by combining the Mastodon, Saber-Toothed Tiger, and Triceratops Zords. Enjoy the Dragonzord by itself or combine the components with the Zords from the Power Rangers Megazord Super Mini-Pla Set to create the all-powerful “Mega Dragonzord.”

Bluefin Offers Highly Detailed Marvel and DC Statues from Iron Studios

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, announces the opening of pre-orders for an artful collection of new releases from Iron Studios.

These latest products include an impressive array of highly-detailed, 1/10 scale statues of popular superhero characters from the Batman: Arkham Knight video game series, the recent Wonder Woman movie, and 5 combinable figures for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 that expand Iron Studios’ Battle Diorama line. The first of the new statues is set for release in November with the others scheduled to debut this December.

Each statue is hand-painted, rendered in Polystone, and presented ready for battle. The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 statues can be connected to create a kinetic diorama that will become a unique and alluring centerpiece of any fans’ personal collection.

Pre-orders are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. Founded in 2010, Iron Studios is headquartered in Brazil and specializes in a wide range of incredibly accurate and lifelike 1/10 scale products. For additional information on Iron Studios, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ironstudios and http://www.ironstudios.com.br/.

Batman: Arkham Knight

Height: Approx. 9 inches; MSRP: $150.00

Available November 2017!

Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

 

Wonder Woman

Height: Approx. 12 inches; MSRP: $179.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the smash hit live-action movie. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone, is hand painted and also includes a diecast sword.

 

Deathstroke Batman: Arkham Knight

Height: Approx. 7.7 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available November 2017

Based on original 3D references from the acclaimed video game. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone, is hand painted and also includes base display platform.

 

Robin Batman: Arkham Knight

Height: Approx. 7.7 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available November 2017

Based on original 3D references from the acclaimed video game. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone, is hand painted and also includes base display platform.

 

Star-Lord Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Height: Approx. 10 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the blockbuster movie. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone and is hand painted. Statue can be combined with others in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Battle Diorama Series.

 

Drax Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Height: Approx. 13 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the blockbuster action film. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone and is hand painted. Statue can be combined with others in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Battle Diorama Series.

 

Gamora Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Height: Approx. 11.8 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the blockbuster movie. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone and is hand painted. Statue can be combined with others in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Battle Diorama Series.

 

Groot and Rocket Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Height: Approx. 6.6 inches; MSRP: $109.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the blockbuster sci-fi movie. 1/10 scale statues are rendered in Polystone and is hand painted. Statue can be combined with others in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Battle Diorama Series.

 

Groot and Rocket vs. Obelisk Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Height: Approx. 6.6 inches; MSRP: $219.99

Available December 2017

Based on original 3D references from the blockbuster action film. 1/10 scale statue is rendered in Polystone and is hand painted. Statue can be combined with others in the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Battle Diorama Series.

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Blitzway’s Hannibal Lecter Action Figure

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, brings one of cinema’s most memorable villains to life as it opens pre-orders for BLITZWAY’s new line of 1/6 Scale Hannibal Lecter Action Figures.

Two poseable figures are scheduled for release in the First Quarter of 2018 and will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets. MSRP will be $269.99 each.

Two stunningly lifelike releases from BLITZWAY recreate actor Anthony Hopkin’s iconic portrayal of the forensic psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. Bluefin first showcased the figures at the recent 2017 Comic-Con International. Savvy collectors are invited to enjoy them with some fava beans and a nice Chianti!!

The Silence of the Lambs is one of the most distinguished movies of all time. Released in 1991, directed by Jonathan Demme and based on author Thomas Harris’ book, The Silence of the Lambs starred Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and Scott Glenn. The film was a major blockbuster and became the first American horror-thriller film to win Academy Awards in the top five categories.

Savor the realism of Hannibal Lecter depicted in a straitjacket and also in a pristine, white prisoner’s uniform (complete with a police officer’s nightstick). BLITZWAY worked with the world’s best sculptors to achieve an extremely high level of realism for each design. Each figure stands nearly 12 inches tall and features over 30 points of articulation to allow for a myriad of realistic posing possibilities.

For these releases, BLITZWAY recreated Hannibal Lecter in the most realistic way possible to express the compelling aura of the infamous character. BLITZWAY adds to the excitement for fans and collectors by including an array of iconic sets of props that add to the strong sense of nostalgia for the film.

The BLITZWAY Hannibal Lecter Straitjacket version features accessories including a white t-shirt with prisoner number ‘B5160-8;’ 1 orange prison uniform with prisoner number ‘B1329-0;’ 1 screen-accurate straitjacket, as well as 1 iconic Hannibal face mask and an authentic movable gurney.

The BLITZWAY Hannibal Lecter White Prisoner Uniform version includes multiple interchangeable arm and hand accessories featuring a pen clip and nightstick accessories. Also included is a screen accurate chair, a pair of handcuffs, a folding knife, a fountain pen, a “Clarice” drawing prop, and a cathedral church drawing prop.

Based in South Korea, BLITZWAY specializes in highly detailed and intricately sculpted 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures and statues of famous characters from pop culture, comics, and TV and movies.

Bluefin Offering Flame Toys’ Transformers Drift Figure

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, announces that it has become an official distributor for Hong Kong-based Flame Toys. Bluefin is also pleased to announce the opening of pre-orders for the first Flame Toys product – the Drift Transformers figure.

Set for release in January 2018, this extraordinary rendering is officially licensed and depicts the Autobot Drift as he is seen in the beloved IDW Transformers comic book series. The Drift figure represents a pinnacle of collectibles design and stands 8 inches tall and is constructed with high quality die-cast parts with more than 50 jointed linkage articulation features to allow for maximum realistic poseability. This release will be a must-have for any ardent pop culture collector or Transformers fan.

The (non-transforming) Drift figure also features 3 interchangeable facial expressions and contains 6 LED units that provide light-up displays on its body. The figure includes 3 sword weapons and a cape that is accented with bendable wires that allow for dramatic, anime-style windswept poses.

The Drift Transformers figure from Flame Toys will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets. Pre-orders are available now. MSRP will be $299.99.

SDCC 2017 – Storm Collectible’s Mortal Kombat

These new Storm Collectibles Mortal Kombat figures would have been equally suited for my Bluefin post (as Bluefin distributes Storm Collectibles in the US), however their Mortal Kombat line generated a good amount of buzz during SDCC. In the gallery below you’ll see a number of figures making their debut at the show – including an impressive figure of Liu Kang’s dragon form.

Check them out below.

SDCC 2017 – Bluefin’s SDCC Display

Bluefin serves as the US distributor for a number of eastern toy companies and they had an impressive showing at SDCC. Among the products included in this gallery are Storm Collecibles 12″ figures of Hulk Hogan, Muhammad Ali, Blitzways’ Ghostbusters (they had a 1:6 scale Ecto-1 on display!), Bandai’s Star Wars and Gundam models and Iron Studios’ DC and Marvel statues. This is not a comprehensive list of what was on display – but for that you can check out the gallery below.

For more information on Bluefin products, you can check here.

Bluefin Presents SDCC Exclusive Street Fighter and Mortal Combat Figures from Storm Collectibles

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, previews two of the newest action figure releases from Storm Collectibles as it prepares to showcase Street Fighter V’s Hot Ryu and Mortal Kombat’s Noob Saibot at the 2017 Comic-Con International.

Inspired by two of video gaming’s most popular fighting titles, these new figures will be offered as Limited Edition 2017 Comic-Con Exclusives and will be available only from Bluefin during the convention. Each poseable figure stands 7 inches tall and features more than 30 points of articulation.

Comic-Con attendees are also invited to stop by the Bluefin booth to catch unveilings for upcoming Storm Collectibles releases for its newest video game licenses – Tekken 7 and King of Fighters ’98. A comprehensive selection of previously released Storm Collectibles products will be available from Bluefin throughout the convention.

Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture events, and will take place July 20th–23rd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: www.comic-con.org.

Bluefin will be located in Booth #401

During Comic-Con, Bluefin and Storm Collectibles are pleased to present SFV designer / Storm Collectibles supervisor, Kiki, for a special appearance and autograph session at the Bluefin booth. Anyone that purchases a Storm Collectible Street Fighter V Hot Ryu figure will receive a poster and autograph from Kiki. (available while supplies list and on a first-come-first-served basis).

 

Kiki Booth Event Details
Booth Number: Bluefin 401-A
Day1: July 22nd, 2pm-4pm
Day2: July 23rd, 2pm-4pm 

Hot Ryu “Street Fighter V” SDCC 2017 Exclusive 

Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP: $59.99

From the highly popular video game franchise, Street Fighter, comes Ryu as he is seen in one of his most popular alternate costumes…commonly referred to by fans as ‘Hot Ryu!’ The figure is a completely new sculpt from the standard version of Ryu and is approx. 7″ tall and features over 30 points of articulation, allowing fans to pose Ryu in all his special moves including Hadoken, Shoryuken, and Tatsumaki Senpukyaku! The figure set includes 3 exchangeable facial expressions and 4 exchangeable hand part accessories.

Noob Saibot “Mortal Kombat” SDCC 2017 Exclusive

Height: Approx. 7 inches · MSRP: $49.99

One of the things Mortal Kombat is most well-known for are its ninjas. Of course, Scorpion and Sub Zero are the most popular but there many others that are beloved by fans and players. Introducing Storm Collectible’s rendition of the mysterious Noob Saibot! The figure stands about 7″ tall and has over 30 points of articulation, enabling collectors to recreate all of Noob’s iconic moves. Figure includes: 2 fatality decapitation blood effects, 1 skull sculpt accessory, 2 interchangeable masks, 9 pairs of hand accessories, 2 hell-fire effects and 1 spear.

Bluefin Previews Iron Studios’ Superhero & Super-Villain Battle Diorama Set at SDCC

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Asia and more, details an exciting new series of high-detail Limited Edition products from collectibles brand, Iron Studios, with the forthcoming release of the Battle Diorama Series.

Set to be unveiled for the first time at the 2017 Comic-Con International, these Limited Edition 1/10 scale statues depict an array of beloved heroes and supervillains. Each one is hand-painted and rendered in Polystone and presented on a detailed display base and ready for battle. Combine each 10-inch statue with others in the series to create a kinetic diorama that is sure to become a centerpiece of any fans’ personal collection.

Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture events, and will take place July 20th–23rd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: www.comic-con.org. Bluefin will be located in Booth #401

The first statues in the Iron Studios Battle Diorama series will be on prominent display at Bluefin’s booth during the Comic-Con International and will include Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Venom and Carnage! The first of these figures will be available via retail channels beginning in November with additional ones set for release in early 2018. Pre-orders are available now from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets.
Also set to be showcased for the first time at Comic-Con will be new Batman: Arkham Knight statues along with prototypes for additional upcoming Iron Studios statues based on the recent Wonder Woman movie by Warner Bros. and several Marvel-based characters.

Available in Limited Edition quantities as a 2017 Comic-Con Exclusive will be the Iron Studios 1/10 Art Scale Batman: Arkham Knight Bronze Version. This stunning 10-inch statue is available only from Bluefin for $149.99 and based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

Founded in 2010, Iron Studios is headquartered in Brazil and specializes in a wide range of incredibly accurate and lifelike 1/10 scale products. For additional information on Iron Studios, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ironstudios and http://www.ironstudios.com.br/.

Batman: Arkham Knight
Height: Approx. 9 inches; MSRP: $109.99
Available November 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on original 3D references from the action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Spider-Man
Height: Approx. 10 inches; MSRP: $164.99
Available November 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Spider Gwen
Height: Approx. 6 inches; MSRP: $129.99
Available December 2017!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Carnage
Height: Approx. 10 inches; MSRP: $144.99
Available January 2018!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Venom
Height: Approx. 14 inches; MSRP: $159.99
Available January 2018!
Limited Edition hand-painted statue based on the concept art of Raphael Albuquerque from Chiaroscuro Studios; includes base display.

Blitzway Announce SDCC Debut for Sharon Stone Basic Instinct 1/4 Scale Statue

Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, details an extraordinary new release from BLITZWAY ahead of the 2017 Comic-Con International. Set to be unveiled at the convention will be an incredibly realistic ¼ scale release from BLITZWAY’s Superb Scale Statues line of Sharon Stone as she appeared in Basic Instinct.

The statue is scheduled for release in February 2018 and will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets. Pre-orders are available now. MSRP will be $429.99.

Comic-Con International is one of the nation’s largest comic book, science fiction and pop culture events, and will take place July 20th–23rd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA. Complete details on Comic-Con are available at: www.comic-con.org.

Bluefin will be located in Booth #401

Is there anyone who can resist her secret and deadly seduction? Experience Catherine Tramell’s secret and irresistible whisper that is sharper than ice, making what you already know irrelevant and powerless.

What are you gonna do? Charge me with smoking?” – Catherine Tramell

She is mysterious and audacious, with an irresistibly sensual and glamorous beauty…boasting of sexual attraction and danger. BLITZWAY and Bluefin are pleased to present Sharon Stone from Basic Instinct. This unique and alluring rendering depicts the sexy icon and movie star of American cinema and is sure to be a centerpiece of any ardent fan’s collection.

Stone portrayed Catherine Tramell, the heinous and atrocious femme fatale from the acclaimed 1992 neo-noir crime thriller that was directed by Paul Verhoeven that also starred Michael Douglas. BLITZWAY presents the sultry actress as she appeared in one of the film’s most famous scenes – a tense and memorable police interrogation. Collectors will appreciate Stone’s meticulously sculpted facial expression and crossed legs that complement her body’s expression of dignity, confidence and poise.

BLITZWAY utilized new facial printing technology to achieve an extremely high level of realism. The statue, which nearly 12½-inches tall, is further accented by a screen accurate costume constructed of special fabrics to portray her dress’s unmistakable silhouette and realistic wrinkles along with a period correct chair and other realistic accessories that complete the setting and accent the atmosphere from the film’s notorious interrogation scene.

Based in South Korea, BLITZWAY specializes in highly detailed and intricately sculpted 1/6 and 1/4 scale figures and statues of famous characters from pop culture, comics, and TV and movies.

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