Bluefin Tamashii Nations Announces NYCC 2013 Toy Exclusives And Debuts
Action figure fans headed to New York Comic Con 2013 this October 10-13 may want to start planning how much room they’ll need to save in their luggage. Bluefin Tamashii Nations has revealed its lineup of exclusives and debuts for the show and by all accounts there’ll much Gundam, Power Ranger armoring and Dragon Ball Z scouting to be had at booth #1612.
Those who missed out at SDCC will be able to nab new versions of BTN’s DBZ scouters with a 3-piece Scouter Set for $40. Meanwhile Gunpla affecionados will be able to pick up exclusive versions of the HGUC RX-0 Unicorn Gundam and RX-0 Unicorn Gundam for $35 and $38, respectively. A metallic Hito from Valvrave model kit retailing for $50 and a $30 Pink Bearguy model kit reissue will also be available. S.H. Figuarts collectors able to attend the show will perhaps be most pleased to learn that the Armored Red Ranger will debut a full month ahead of anywhere else at the show for $45.
As usual with its convention exclusives, all unsold items will be available at the Bluefin Premium site, albeit at a higher price.
You can get a good look at Bluefin’s NYCC 2013 exclusives via official product photos and descriptions below.
Dragonball Z NYCC Exclusive 3 piece Saiyan Scouter ($40)
This brand new 3 piece scouter set features metallic coating and is stamped with the NYCC logo. Available in 3 colors Green, Red, and the exclusive Blue variant made for the U.S., the New York version also comes with a small sticker to replicate the scouter HUD during scanning along with vision cards to see “Power Levels”. Comes ready with batteries to make show-accurate sounds.
HG Pink Bearguy 1/144 Scale ($30)
The Pink Bearguy returns for NYCC 2013! This extremely popular SDCC 2013 exclusive quickly sold out at the show, but another limited run is being produced for New York. If you missed out at San Diego, here’s your chance to grab it! Clad in pink plastic, its level of cuteness and feminine appeal have been taken to the highest levels! Molded in color and easy to assemble, the Bearguy requires no glue or paint to build. Limited to 72 Pieces.
Valvrave l Hito Metallic Version $50
Based on the first mecha in Sunrise’s sci-fi anime “Valvrave the Liberator”, the Chara Hobby 2013 edition of the Valvrave I Hito is being made available for those attending NYCC 2013. This exclusive variant is molded in metallic colors, and features numerous translucent parts to recreate sensors and effect parts for shield and verniers. Made by the same company that produces GunPla (Gundam Plastic Models), the 1/144 Valvrave requires no glue and is color molded. When completed, the model features numerous points of articulation like an action figure, and can recreate many poses as seen in the anime. A large cache of weapons including 2 Fold Sickles, short and long Z-Edge swords, Strike Brace, Volc Arm handgun are provided. A small stand is also included for aerial posing. Limited to 80 pieces.
HG Gundam Astray Blue Frame 2nd L $38
This Chara Hobby 2013 exclusive version of the Gundam Astray Blue Frame 2nd L will be made available in extremely limited quantities to those attending New York Comic Con. This version features clear armor over parts painted with a metallic finish. Fully articulated when put together, the kit features snap assembly, requiring no glue or paint to build Limited to 96 pieces.
HGUC RX-0 Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode Green Frame Ver.) ($35)
Previously available only at GunPla Expo events, this event limited Gundam Unicorn variant will be available for purchase at NYCC 2013! Featuring a semi-transparent green Psyco-Frame as depicted in episode 5 of the Gundam UC OVA, this 1/144 model comes with its signature beam magnum and deployed shield. Molded in color and easy to assemble, it requires no glue or paint to build. Limited to 96 pieces.
S.H.Figuarts Armored Red Ranger ($45)
Making his exclusive debut at NYCC 2013 and 1 month ahead of Japanese release, the most powerful form of the Red Ranger has arrived to take down Rita Repulsa’s forces of evil! After receiving the Green Ranger Powers from an exhausted Tommy, Jason is able to command the full arsenal of his former teammate, including the use of his Dragon Shield and Dagger. Ready for action, the S.H. Figuarts Armored Red Ranger incorporates all of the necessary elements to achieve this morphinominal transformation, including the Power Sword, Dragon Dagger, Blade Blaster (in Blade mode only), and multiple handsets for posing. Don’t miss your chance to own this piece before it forever disappears to attend a peace conference. This item will ship to N. American retailers as a regular release after NYCC 2013.