Bluefin has officially announced the upcoming release of the newest addition to the Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts line –singer/front man, Freddie Mercury, of the celebrated rock band, Queen. This incredible figure has been previewed at a number of shows, including New York Toy Fair. This highly detailed figure captures the legendary performer in his iconic yellow leather jacket and will take music fans and collectors straight back in time to Queen’s famous 1986 Wembley Stadium live concert.
The Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Freddie Mercury is scheduled for release in May 2016 and stands nearly 6 inches tall. The figure will carry an MSRP of $55.99 and will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. Pre-orders are available now. AwesomeToyBlog sponsor Entertainment Earth has the figure listed here.
For its newest release, Tamashii Nations integrates advanced S.H. Figuarts joint technology to give maximum articulation to recreate all of Freddie Mercury’s dynamic on-stage moves. Cutting edge digital facial coloring technology was also used to capture every realistic detail and nuance of the singer’s face. The set includes interchangeable hands (x6), interchangeable faces (x2), microphone, and short-style microphone stand.
Freddie Mercury is one of rock and roll’s greatest singers and front men. Widely known for his flamboyant style, stage moves and powerful voice, Mercury wrote and performed a variety of hit songs for Queen including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Killer Queen,” “Somebody to Love,” and “We Are the Champions.” Mercury had an astounding vocal range and has been consistently voted one of the greatest singers in the history of pop and rock music.
Bluefin is the official North American distributor for Tamashii Nations, an umbrella label that encompasses Japan’s top collectible brands and features products from popular giant robot shows like Mazinger Z andGundam, anime series like Dragon Ball and Sailor Moon, live action series like Kamen Rider and iconic sci-fi properties such as Star Wars The mission of Tamashii Nations is to bring “tamashii,” the Japanese word for soul or spirit, into everything the company creates. For a complete listing of Tamashii Nations products available from Bluefin, please visit: www.bluefincorp.com/catalog/tamashii-nations.html.