Felt really honored to be invited by Sheng Tai Toys and Bandai for a presentation showcasing their forthcoming line-ups on Japanese Collectible Toys @ Holiday Inn Orchard. Having a update of Bandai toy movement through slide presentation and the chance to the toys first hand before their release. Some of the products been touched on included S.H.Figuarts Sailormoon, celebration its 20th anniversary which confirmation that Sailor Mercury would be next in line after Moon.
Fans of Akiba Rangers can look to its toys from the 2nd season, now that the Akiba Rangers powered up version, come with scarfs, pony tail for Akiba Blue and bums on Akiba Yellow. Also to lookout for MoyaMoya Zukyuun (evil version) with original actoress, Marucina's voice. Bandai hasn't forgotten the demand of classic Power Rangers fans with Saban's Power Ranger 20 promo, familiar rangers like the Green (Dragon in Japs context) and Red rangers from 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' will be re-introduced as S.H.Figuarts! You might want to checkout Ryu Ranger too!
Next focus would be Saint Cloth Myth, marking its 10th anniversary. Thought the anime was longer than that. Anyway, Saint Seiya represents one of the mot popular manga and anime series of the 1980s, Amidst a sea of Saint Seiya products, Bandai sold a record-breaking 10 millions Saint Seiya Cloth figures. Anticipate the enhance version of Saint Cloth Myth since 2003 with new and enhanced base body debuts for high posability and details. A new wave of product would also be introduced with the launch of 2013 'Saint Seiya Omega' joining the ranks of the 'Saint Cloth Myth Series'. An anime that continue from where the anime last stopped.
Also a look at the 15cm, Shin Getter 1 (OVA version), One Piece Figuarts Zero and many more ranging from Pokemon, Rockman to Kamen riders...