Bluefin Tamashii Nations has posted new official images for their upcoming S.H. Figuarts Vegeta figure! We already received a Super Saiyan version but fan demand has been high for a regular Saiyan, first appearance version for a long time. Hopefully this means the normal Saiyan version of S.H. Figuarts Son Goku isn’t far behind. He’s set to come with alternate faces, alternate hands, a removable scouter, and a blast effect with a stage act stand to help display it.
S.H. Figuarts Vegeta will retail for ¥3,990 yen (roughly $50 USD) and is scheduled for an April 2013 release. You can pre order Vegeta right now through BigBadToyStore. Hurry before it’s sold out!
Check out more images of the Saiyan prince after the jump.
And now we get to what everybody has been waiting for in this line: the completed Voltron! This is the moment I’ve been waiting for since he was revealed at San Diego Comic-Con 2011. Mattel gave us our first hit back in February when the first lion, the Red Lion, was released. Fans have been waiting with bated breath to finally piece Voltron together to see in person just how big he is, and how well he holds up. This is one of the largest Voltron toys ever made, only being slightly beaten by a 24″ Voltron put out by Trendmasters in the late 90’s.
This review will focus on Voltron as a complete action figure on its own, and not talk about the individual lions. I’ve talked about them already. Continue after the jump as I take a closer look at Mattel’s Voltron.
So this is it. After waiting nine months since the first Lion/Pilot set was released by Mattel in February, we’ve come to the end of the road for Voltron. We now have the final piece of the puzzle, the Black Lion with pilot Keith. Mattel no doubt waited to release the Black Lion last so fans wouldn’t be able to connect any of the lions together until the very end. Well played Mattel. Well played.
Just so you know, I’ll be reviewing the Black Lion as its own figure. I will not be reviewing the completed Voltron here. That will be its own separate review. For now, I’m just taking a look at the Black Lion and the Keith figure. So without further ado, let’s take a look at Mattel’s Voltron Black Lion with pilot Keith set.