Bandai S.H. Figuarts SDCC Power Rangers Samurai 5-Pack Cyber Monday Deal at Amazon.com – $149.99 Until 6PM PST

Power Rangers fans, here’s your chance to pick up the SDCC 2013 exclusive 5-pack at a discounted price – $149.99 (regularly $249.99). Amazon has it up as a limited-time Cyber Monday deal, until 6PM PST or while supplies last.

Bandai Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts SDCC Power Rangers Samurai Action Figure, 5-Pack

Bandai Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts SDCC Power Rangers Samurai Action Figure, 5-Pack

  • 5 previously Japanese only releases now available to the U.S!
  • Metallic coating to differentiate from original release
  • SDCC 2013 exclusive
  • Many interchangeable hands included for posing

via Amazon.com: Bandai Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts SDCC Power Rangers Samurai Action Figure, 5-Pack: Toys & Games.

NYCC 2013: Bandai S.H. FiguArts and MonsterArts

Bandai SH Figuarts and Monsterarts (1 of 42)

If I had a million dollars, I’d probably buy everything that was in the Bluefin booth showcasing Bandai’s action figure offerings. They produce such awesome toys, in particular with the S.H. FiguArts and MonsterArts lines – Godzilla, DragonBall Z, Power Rangers, Sailor Moon… and now Aliens vs. Predator, and even Batman?!

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Soapbox Sunday: Could Hasbro Revitalize the G.I. JOE Brand with a 6-Inch Figure Line?

G.I. JOE Snake Eyes 6-Inch Bootleg (1 of 3)

I’m not a good G.I. JOE fan. When I was a kid, I had a lot of the original 3.75-inch Joes from the mid-80s. I watched the cartoon whenever I could, and I’d wage a lot of war against Cobra on the floor of my bedroom. But as an adult collector, I don’t buy a lot of G.I. JOEs anymore. And although the Hasbro brand has seen some resurgence after a lackluster first live action movie outing with a better received sequel in G.I. JOE: Retaliation, that hasn’t exactly translated into better sales in the toy aisles to kids and their moms either. With the brand losing shelf space at retail, it’s looking rather bleak for the toy line for 2014.

A couple years ago, I picked up a bootleg Snake Eyes in the 6-inch scale. I don’t know the origin of the toy, but it holds together like something made in a factory. It’s got the articulation setup of the 25th Anniversary Joes. And it’s got almost everything that I’d want to see in a G.I. JOE toy line for the adult me.

That leads me to my topic today – could Hasbro breathe life into G.I. JOE with a new six-inch action figure line?

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SDCC 2013: Bandai Limited Edition 4-Inch Green Dragon Ranger

This year at San Diego Comic Con, Bandai surprised Power Ranger collectors with 3 exclusives to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Power Rangers in the US. One of these exclusives was the Green Dragon Ranger with Tribal Power Coin.

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Bandai SDCC 2013 Limited Edition Deluxe Gosei Morpher Quick Pics

Here are a few quick pics and a video highlighting some of the features of this 2013 SDCC exclusive. This was one of Bandai’s three Power Rangers exclusives to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers this year.

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