Microman, MOTU at Big Bad Toy Store
September 9, 2005 - (Sponsor Announcement) - Online retailer BigBadToyStore.com has several new items of interest to collectors:
TAKARA TRANSFORMER PRE-ORDER UPDATE: We've just confirmed with our suppliers in Japan that the Takara Galvatron re-issue will be predominantly purple to better match his cartoon color scheme! We currently have a picture of the mostly gray version, but we'll list the purple picture as soon as an image is available. Star Convoy, Binaltech BTA-01 and BTA-02 will all be arriving in very early October - pre-orders are now available!
PRE-ORDER MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: NECA has just announced the second series of the extremely popular mini-statue line. The first series
featured Hordak, Snout Spout, and Clawful (we have limited stock remaining here) The second series features Grizzlor, Stinkor, and Clamp Champ. Sets are available to pre-order for $52.99.
NEW ITEMS IN STOCK:
GI JOE - SIGMA 6: The latest line of figures has just arrived, they are nicely detailed figures in the 7" to 8" range and they come with a variety of fairly realistic weapons with Stormshadow's weapons being the most impressive. The caps of the packaging detach and reassemble to form a nice carrying case for each figure's weapons. Sets of 5 are available for $79.99 and individual Snake Eyes are available for $16.99.
TAKARA TRANSFORMERS: Robotmasters Skywarp and Thundercracker is now in stock in limited quantities for $49.99 - all of our suppliers are completely out of these now so this will likely be the last shipment.
Robotmasters #12 Starscream is also back in stock for $29.99 so you can pick up the full set of 3 Seekers at once! Predaking and #17 Blitzwing have also been restocked along with Binaltech BT-02, BT-05, BT-06. #20 Kup and Wheelie continues to sell well and is available now for $39.99
BANDAI JAPAN GUNDAM: The latest Perfect Grade 1/60 kit has just arrived, the Strike Rouge with Skygrasper / Aile Striker is available for $209.99 which is around $30 less than if you were to import it yourself from shops in Japan. This is an extensive kit with tons of parts and the quality is unmateched. Also in stock is the FIX 0026 RX-78-2 Version Ka figure for $44.99.
TAKARA MICROMAN: Four new arrivals from the Microman series - Batman
Samurai Armor is now in stock for $15.99 and all three of the 15th Anniversary Gao Gai Gar figures are each available for $15.99 - figures include: Shishioh Guy, Mikoto Utsugi, and Swan White. A variety of other Microman items are also currently in stock.
STAR WARS: A small restock of Unleashed 2 has arrived and all three of the Evolutions sets are now in stock for $23.99 each: Anakin to Vader, The Sith Lords, Clone Trooper to Stormtrooper. A great new item from Japan has also just arrived - Star Wars capsule toys used in vending machines in Japan. These lightsabers and blasters are priced at only $2.99 each, there are a total of 10 styles and each has a light-up function and includes a battery. The capsules are randomly packaged and not specifically marked so we can't offer specific choices, but if you order more than one capsule we'll send a nice mix of items - each is surprisingly large for a capsule toy at about 3" to 6" long.
TOYNAMI'S INUYASHA: The third series has just arrived, Sango and Miroku are each available for $10.99, there is a packaging variant Miroku figure available for $14.99. We have pre-orders listed for series 4 and 5, and the recent mini figurine sets are also in stock.
SIDESHOW - T2, HIGHLANDER, MARVEL: The awesome 1/4 Scale T2 Terminator Endoskeleton has just arrived, they are available at $50 below the MSRP at $499.99. This figure is limited to only 2500 pieces worldwide. The first two Highlander figures Duncan and Connor MacLeod are each in stock for $39.99. The 1/4 Scale Green Goblin Statue from Sideshow has just shipped to us and will be arriving next week - pre-orders are available for $269.99 each.
DC DIRECT & MARVEL SELECT: The JLA Gift set with all new Aquaman figure has just arrived and is available for $42.99. Back in stock is the Marvel Select Captain America figure - which has been sold out for quite some time. A variety of other items including Black & White Batman statues are also currently in stock.
OTHER ITEMS IN STOCK:
MON-SIEUR BOME: The volume 4 Halloween Chan figure from Bome has just arrived, another scantily clad and highly detailed figure from Bome / Kaiyodo.
BUFFY: The Bad Girls Faith exclusive is now in stock for $12.99 along with a variety of other Buffy and Angel figures. Also from Buffy is the exclusive Halloween Palz giftset for $27.99
MAZINKAISER: An awesome new figure from Max Factory with die cast construction and a variety of parts and weapons - priced at $119.99
MORTAL KOMBAT: Exclusive Cold Snap Clear Sub-Zero is now in stock for $8.99, we also have the full set of 4 figures for $29.99.BigBadToyStore.com