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25. Apr, 2004 14:17 (HKT)

Toys update: Action Figures, Trading Arts & gadget preorders - Mario Kart, Onimusha, Star Ocean, Dragon Quest V & much more


Demand for the recently released Final Fantasy Trading Arts has been excellent. Lots of toy collectors and especially Final Fantasy Fans have been interested in these collectibles. Good supply is still available at US$ 8.90 per unit only. While lots of you might be waiting for the Volume 2 Trading Arts to be released or still trying to complete the first collection, we have compiled a good variety of additional toy preorders - mainly shipping between May and July of this year.

We are additionally expecting a variety of recently released Japanese Gashapon (capsule toys) to be in stock within the next few days, so make sure to check back regularly.



Action Figure preorders:

All currently available action figure preorders are reprints of previously well selling figures. Based on the Final Fantasy X, Star Ocean and Tenchu 3 gaming series we are now accepting preorders for the following action figures, all manufactured by Kotobukiya and priced between US$ 32.90 to US$ 69.90, depending on the character:

  • Final Fantasy X Action Figure - Seymour
  • Star Ocean Action Figure - Roger S. Huxley
  • Star Ocean Action Figure - Cliff Fitter
  • Star Ocean Action Figure - Souffle Rossetti
  • Technu 3 Action Figure - Ayame
  • Technu 3 Action Figure - Rikimaru

    Further interesting is certainly CM'S hentai game Shintai Kensa based action figure. The item is in stock now in limited quantities and as long as supply lasts at US$ 59.90 only.




    Trading Arts preorders:


    Front Mission+ Trading Arts Stage 1

    Description: Similar to the Final Fantasy Trading Arts, Square-Enix will release an official batch of Trading Arts related to various Front Mission video games. 7 characters are planned for the first release, including "Zenith", "Frost", "Bizant", "Giza", "Gust" and 2 further ones yet to be announced.

    Shipping date: Q3/2004

    Preorder price: US$ 8.90 per unit


    Fullmetal Alchemist Trading Arts Vol.1

    Description: The Full Metal Alchemist Trading Arts series from Square-Enix includes a total of 6 (+1 secret) characters from the recently released anime based video game. Characters include "Edward Elric", "Alphonse Elric", "Winry Rockbell", "Roy Mustang", "Riza Hawkeye" and "Alex Louis Armstrong" next to the secret character. All figures are shipping in 2 variants, either as PVC color painted model or as metallic version. A character selection is not possible.

    Shipping date: June 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 8.90 per unit


    Mario Kart Double Dash!! Bath Toy

    Description: The Mario Kart Double Dash!! Bath Toy series released by the Japanese toy manufacturer Epoch features one ot our 6 randomly selected characters. Not much more is known at the moment but an update will be posted once we figured out more details.

    Shipping date: July 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 4.90 per unit


    Onimusha Character Figures Collection

    Description: The Onimusha Character Figures Collection includes a total of 7 characters based on Capcom's famous action adventure series. As usually, a specific character collection is not possible as all items are sealed without reference to the exact figure.

    Shipping date: June 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 5.90 per unit


    Namco Classics Candy Toys

    Description: The Namco Classic Candy Toys series features 1 out of 8 randomly shipped toy based on a variety of classical Namco video game titles, including "Pac-Land", "Xevious", "Mappy" and others. Each toy ships boxed including a small candy.

    Shipping date: June 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 5.90 per unit


    Armored Core Nexus One Coin Figure Series Second Series

    Description: The Armored Core Nexus One Coin Figure Series Second Series features a total of 4 (+1 secret) character from the video game. The series is manufactured by Kotobukiya and each character is around 80mm tall.

    Shipping date: June 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 7.90 per unit


    Dragon Quest V Character Figures Collection

    Description: The Dragon Quest V Character Figures Collection includes 7 (+1 secret) characters from a variety of Final Fantasy video games. Each figure is between 6-8cm tall. Each box includes 1 random figure either painted as color or as metallic version.

    Shipping date: June 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 5.90 per unit


    Tales of Symphonia One Coin Figure Series

    Description: The Tales of Symphonia One Coin Figure Series features a total of 6 (+1 serect) characters based on Namco's RPG game. Each character is around 100mm tall and the series is manufactured by Kotobukiya.

    Shipping date: May 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 7.90 per unit


    Capcom Figure Collection Cammie & Chun-Li v1.5

    Description: This collection manufactured by Yamato features 1 out of 6 different Street Fighter based action figures. This time Cammie and Chun-Li are supported, each character displayed in 3 different poses. Each character is approx. 120mm tall.

    Shipping date: May 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 9.90 per unit


    Super Robot Wars Battle Collection Toys

    Description: The Super Robot Wars Battle Collection Toys are manufactured by Bandai and feature a total of 10 randomly shipped characters from Banpresto's Super Robot Wars (Super Robot Taisen) video game series, including the upcoming Super Robot Wars MX.

    Shipping date: May 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 3.90 per unit


    Toy collectibles preorders:


    Famicom Keychain v3

    Description: The Famicom Keychain series manufactured by Banpresto includes 1 out of 5 randomly selected keychains. Each item is a miniature Famicom replica. Each keychain is approx. 5cm large.

    Shipping date: July 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 5.90 per unit


    Game Center 80s Mini LCD Game vol.2

    Description: Manufactured by Epoch, this series features a total of 6 classical mini LCD games. Included in this shipment are either either Tank Battle, Marine Bomb, Space Attack, Volley Ball, Ping Pong or Tennis. More details will be revealed once known.

    Shipping date: July 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 6.90 per unit


    Game Center 80s Mini LCD Game vol.1

    Description: Manufactured by Epoch, this series features a total of 6 classical mini LCD games. Included in this shipment are either either Grand Prix, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Snowboard or Shooting. More details will be revealed once known.

    Shipping date: July 2004

    Preorder price: US$ 6.90 per unit



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