Gamera fans, rejoice! A 25cm Series Gamera 1999 is now up for preorder. You’ll need this guy to pair with the upcoming Large Monster Series Iris. Read on for all of the details…
Rich Eso reviews the Toho 30cm Series Godzilla 1999 Ver. 2 North American “Diamond” Reissue vinyl figure by X-Plus. This figure is unique in that while it was released in the U.S., it was never released in Japan.
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Gojira851 unboxes and reviews the Toho 30cm Series Godzilla 1999 Version 2 version vinyl figure by X-Plus. This vinyl, based on Godzilla’s appearance in Godzilla 2000: Millennium, was released only in North America.
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Prime 1 Studio is taking orders for 21.7 inch monster vinyl and polystone statues based on ‘Gamera 3: The Revenge of Iris’
Get ready for a giant-sized Gamera 1999 vinyl perfect for adding to your Gigantic Series collection. But it’s NOT from X-Plus. This big guy is being made by Prime 1 Studio and it’s due out in the third quarter of 2018.
The Ultimate Diorama Master Line Gamera 1999 Vinyl Statue by Prime 1 Studio is based on Gamera’s appearance in the film Gamera 3: The Revenge of Iris.
Super Unimportant Reviews unboxes and then reviews the Toho 30cm Series Godzilla 1999 Version 2 North American (Diamond) Release vinyl figure by X-Plus. This figure was released exclusively for North America!
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Full Review: X-Plus 12in Series Godzilla 1999 (2000) Version 2 (Diamond) Previews Exclusive vinyl figure
The 12in Series Godzilla 1999 Ver. 2 Previews Exclusive vinyl figure does have a few issues. It’s short. The fins are a bit too vibrant. And its marching pose makes him appear to be leaning from several angles.
But it ain’t all bad. This figure has a movie-accurate sculpt which skillfully incorporates little details casual viewers aren’t even aware of (including me!). It has a fantastic, dynamic pose which accurately captures the spirit of Tom Kitagawa and the G2K suit.
Having spent time with this figure for this review, I can’t imagine not having it on my shelves. It may not be the best. But, it’s certainly no where even near the worst. Plus, it makes for a great stand-in for a Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Godzilla.
It’s definitely a keeper and worth getting.
The 12in Series Godzilla 2000 Ver. 2 Diamond Reissue from X-Plus was previously set to be released this month.
The release date for this figure has been pushed back two months. You can expect it to be in stores on September 9, 2017.
Despite the delay, it still won’t be long for this one. If you still need to pre-order one, you can do so at Flossie’s for $139.
Matt Jacobson, a.k.a. Gojira851 unboxes and reviews the 12in Series Godzilla 1999 2K Millennium Version vinyl figure by X-Plus. This is the North American re-issue of the Toho 30cm Series Godzilla 1999.
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X-Plus revealed a prototype of an upcoming Large Monster Series Gabara on their table at Super Festival 73 in Tokyo this weekend (Sunday, January 8).
Gabara is the bully from All Monsters Attack (ゴジラ•ミニラ•ガバラ オール 怪獣大進撃), 1969. Many collectors have been clamoring for this for a long time now. Once again, X-Plus delivers.
Gabara is expected to be released in June 2017. No word yet on price.
Getting second bill on the table was a variant of the Toho 30cm Series Godzilla 1999 from Godzilla 2000: Millennium (ゴジラ2000 ミレニアム).
The original release came out in Japan in December 2013 and a North American reissue (of the original) is expected to be released through Diamond Distributors this month in the U.S.
This new variant (to be available in Japan) sports a modified head sculpt with open mouth (it was closed on the original release) and translucent fins tinted a reddish orange to mimic Godzilla’s look as he prepares to unleash his atomic breath. Also, it appears in this photo that this figure has reddish-brown highlights over its asphalt black skin.
This new version of G’99 is expected to be released in Japan in May 2017 for ¥20,000 (currently $171 USD).
Also on display were UltraSeven foe, Alien Mephilas 2 which is due out in March 2017 for ¥14,904 ($127), the Final Wars Kaiser Ghidorah (still unpainted) also due out in March 2017 (no price yet) and the painted prototype of the Toho Large Monster Series Titanosaurus which is available for preorder now from the RIC store for ¥15,012 ($128). A Standard version should be available for preorder soon at SRP ¥14,580 ($125).
Both versions of the new Toho Large Monster Series Shin Godzilla were also on display.
GIGANTIC SERIES GODZILLA 1995 SOFT VINYL KIT
X-Plus made an unpainted kit version of their Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995 (the FOURTH incarnation of this figure!) available at Super Festival. It was sold for ¥25,000 ($214 USD) and allowed only one purchase per person.
No word yet on if there were any leftovers after the show for online sales.
SPECIAL THANKS to KYLE YOUNT (of the KaijuCast) for all of the Super Festival table photos on this post!