A Nightmarish Chibi Godzilla, and More of a Best Toys of a Week
April 14, 2017 - table lamp
Welcome behind to Toy Aisle, io9’s weekly roundup of a best toys in this universe (and any other). This week, a bizarro Godzilla figurine, a really sharp Star-Lord figure, a imagination Star Trek lamp, and maybe some-more than a few new Star Wars toys, interjection to Celebration Orlando. Gird your wallets and check them out below!
Star Wars: The Black Series Luke and Landspeeder
Just like Rey, Luke is removing his possess imagination new speeder fondle soon. The new 6″ figure of Luke in his Tatooine rigging and bucket shawl is indeed desirous by a deleted stage from A New Hope, where Luke uses his binoculars to watch a Tantive IV’s fatal follow above his homeworld. Aside from a new figure, a $60 set includes an in-scale chronicle of a classical Landspeeder, accessories for Luke, and a mount to poise a speeder itself on like it’s floating above a ground. [Yahoo]
Hot Toys Guardians of a Galaxy Vol. 2 Star-Lord
Sometimes Hot Toys’ gifted sculptors and artists exquisitely constraint a likenesses of actors and their characters in a toymaker’s 12-inch figures. Other times, like with this new Star-Lord from Guardians of a Galaxy Vol. 2, they get about 95 percent of a approach there. For somewhere north of $200 you’re still removing a splendidly minute little chronicle of Chris Pratt, yet in further to accessories like swappable heads and a little Walkman, many of us will substantially be pre-ordering this one for a little chronicle of Baby Groot. [Facebook – Hot Toys around Toyark]
Star Wars Lifesize Inflatable First Order Stormtrooper
When you’ve got total resources and supports like a Empire does, we can simply buy an army of clones to assistance quarrel your battles. The rest of us, who substantially can’t means to build 3 Death Stars, will instead have to settle for a tiny army of Takara Tomy’s new life-size inflatable First Order Stormtroopers. Available in mid-May for about $140, they’re surprisingly minute for being inflatable toys, yet don’t design them to final prolonged in conflict if a Rebels start carrying reserve pins. [Toy People News]
Star Trek Enterprise Table Lamp
How many Star Trek references can we container into a singular list lamp? ThinkGeek resolutely glows where no male has glowed before with this $60 disdainful featuring a starfield shade, a USS Enterprise energy cord pull, and a Starfleet escutcheon base. Instead of a diverge core, a flare is powered by a customary AC outlet, and it’s a bring-your-own-bulb affair. [ThinkGeek]
Hot Wheels Star Wars Biggs Darklighter Character Car
It’s one thing to have a automobile named after you, yet carrying a automobile that looks like a impression we played? That’s substantially a biggest respect an actor could ever wish for. Garrick Hagon competence not have an Oscar for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, yet interjection to Star Wars fan voting, his character, Biggs Darklighter, is now immortalized as a Hot Wheels impression car, finish with a mustache fender on a front. It’s $10, yet usually accessible to those attending Star Wars Celebration this week. Bummer.
Chibi Shin Godzilla
The Godzilla we saw in final year’s Shin Godzilla was by no means cute. In fact, it was one of a many horrifying, unusual takes on a King of a Monsters there’s ever been. That doesn’t stop people from wanting to chibify a ruin out of it though, as this weirdly lovable figure from X-Plus shows. It’s not quite successful during creation this Godzilla (and his freaky parasitic tail) demeanour cute, yet it’s really a singular take on a kaiju. The 5″ figurine will set we behind $70 when it hits shelves in Japan after this year. [Blastr]