Picking up an action figure of your favourite character at the store is all well and good, but what if you could spend several hours assembling one from scratch? Putting together these Star Wars character kits from Bandai and Bluefin is a lot more fun than it sounds.
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Bandai America's Dragon Ball Super Dragon Stars action figures have been flying off the shelves since the release of Dragon Ball FighterZ earlier this year, as fans and collectors scramble to pick up their favourite characters. I got hold of the first three waves, tore them open, and made them do stuff. Fun stuff.
In season eight of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, debuting March 24 on Discovery Family, Twilight Sparkle and friends leave the pony empire of Equestria to found a school teaching friendship to the friendless hordes beyond. Is there a toy of this school? Of course there's a toy of this school.
Released by Coleco in 1985, Sectaurs: Warriors of Symbion was a children's toy line about a planet where giant insects and arachnids roam free and humans mutated with bug DNA wage war over control of a mysterious "ultimate power". Toys included action figures and giant rideable spider hand puppets. They were terrifying. Now Zica Toys wants to bring them back.
South Korean toy company Blitzway has created the perfect accessory for its line of 12-inch premium original Ghostbusters figures. The sixth-scale Ecto-1 replica is over 102cm long, more than big enough to fit all four figures and accessories. Also, it costs nearly $US1,400 ($1,856) dollars.
A modified spotlight used by the police as a call-to-arms for the Caped Crusader, the Bat-Signal has been shining hope into the skies of Gotham City since 1942. DC Gallery's $US300 ($392) replica Bat-Signal prop is a a faithful foot-tall replica of the iconic device with one major difference -- it works.
Fancy construction sets are nice, but there's plenty of building to do in Minecraft proper. The first wave of Minecraft Adventure Figures from Jinx are the perfect way to just hang out at your desk with Steve and the gang.