We've Completed The Disney Elite Die Cast Series

2/20/2017 Disney Disney Elite Series Die Cast JediBusiness.com

We've completed our new Disney Elite Series Die Cast section. You can now find all the figures released from Summer 2015 until today here:

Disney Elite Series Die Cast

Disney Elite Series

 

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New York Toy Fair 2017 Press Photo Gallery

2/19/2017 Toy Fair Hasbro 40th Anniversary

You can now find Hasbro's press photos in our photo gallery, have fun looking through all the up-coming figures:

New York City Toy Fair 2017 - Hasbro

New York Toy Fair

 

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More Hasbro 6" Vintage-Style Figures Revealed!

2/17/2017 Toy Fair Hasbro 40th Anniversary

The First Order Transmissions Podcast has revealed four new Hasbro 6" action figures on their Facebook page.

Those four figures will be part of the 40th Anniversary Collection this Spring/Summer. The figures revealed included Han Solo, R2-D2, Obi-Wan (Ben) Kenobi and Princess Leia. All four figures are re-releases of previous figures, but the packaging of course is where it's at in this case!

Vintage Style Star Wars figures

Vintage Style Star Wars figures

Vintage Style Star Wars figures

Vintage Style Star Wars figures

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A Closer Look: S.H. Figuarts C-3PO And R2-D2!

2/17/2017 Bandai S.H. Figuarts Tamashii Nations

We've known that S.H. Figuarts versions of C-3PO and R2-D2 would be released for more than half a year, but today Bandai finally announced the official release date and price, and they released new images which highlight the features of both figures.

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Fan Submission: Abel Garcia's Custom Made Tusken Raider Camp

2/17/2017 Fan Made Hasbro

If Hasbro doesn't make it, you have to get on it yourself! Here is a picture of Abel Garcia's custom made Tusken Raider hutts. It also shows that Kenner vintage figures can live in harmony with modern Hasbro 3.75" figures! Thanks for sharing your work Abel, it looks great!

Abel Garcia's Custom Made Tusken Raider Camp

 

 

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Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast - Episode 47

2/17/2017 Toy Run Podcast JediBusiness.com

This week Criz Bee and Jake Stevens are joined by Mark Picirilli to discuss the current collecting atmosphere, the 13th Anniversary of Yodasnews.com and thoughts about this year’s New York Toy Fair. The hosts then break down the recent Hasbro press releases and announcements and as always provide the latest Star Wars news and happenings from the past week. Listen now and subscribe!

Toy Run The Star Wars Action Figure Cast Episode 47

 

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Force Friday II Announced & The Last Jedi Toy Packaging Revealed!

2/16/2017 Force Friday II The Last Jedi

Disney/Lucasfilm announced today that Force Friday will be back in 2017. The event, which is the official product launch day for Star Wars: The Last Jedi merchandise, will take place on September 1, 2017. In addition to announcing Force Friday, Lucasfilm also showcased the packaging style for The Last Jedi toys. Take a look below for all the images:

 

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New Reveal By Hasbro: Celebration Orlando 2017 Exclusive Luke Skywalker 6" Figure!

2/15/2017 Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 Celebration Hasbro

The Star Wars Show has revealed that Hasbro will be offering a Luke Skywalker action figure in the 6" scale exclusively at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017. Here are some screen grabs from the Star Wars show: 

Luke Skywalker Celebration Orlando

Luke Skywalker Celebration Orlando

Luke Skywalker Celebration Orlando

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New In The Database: Disney Elite Series K-2SO

2/14/2017 Disney Disney Elite Series Die Cast DisneyStore.com

You can now find Disney's Elite Series Die Cast K-2SO in the database. For more information about the figure have a look here:

Disney Elite Series K-2SO

 

K-2SO Elite Series

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New In The Database: Disney Elite Series Boba Fett Prototype Armor

2/13/2017 Disney Disney Elite Series Die Cast DisneyStore.com

You can now find Disney's Elite Series Die Cast 7" Boba Fett (Prototype Armor) in the database. For more information about the figure have a look here:

Boba Fett (Prototype Armor)

Boba Fett Prototype Armor

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Disney Elite Series Die Cast Section Update!

2/10/2017 Disney Disney Elite Series Die Cast DisneyStore.com

We've updated our new Disney Elite Series Die Cast site section with following figures:

Han Solo (The Force Awakens)

Jyn Erso (Rogue One)

Captain Cassian Andor (Rogue One)

First Order Tie Fighter Pilot (The Force Awakens)

For a look at all the figures in our database have a look here please: Disney Elite Series Die Cast

 

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Toy Run - The Star Wars Action Figure Cast - Episode 46

2/10/2017 Toy Run Podcast JediBusiness.com

In Episode 46, full time collectors and hosts Criz Bee and Jake Stevens discuss Hasbro’s earnings for 2016, debate the need for Jyn Erso’s autograph at Star Wars Celebration and report on the latest action figures announced by Hasbro. Throw in a timewarp back to 2002’s Attack of the Clones toy commercials and the collector’s calendar and you have this week’s edition of TOY RUN: The Star Wars Action Figure Cast! Listen now and subscribe, it's free!

Toy Run

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Hasbro's 40th Anniversary Plans Revealed!

2/9/2017 40th Anniversary Hasbro The Black Series

Gizmodo.com gives us our first look at up-coming Star Wars action figures by Hasbro for the 40th anniversary. The article states that Hasbro will be releasing figures based on the 40th annivesary throughout the year, not just during Spring and Summer.

Most surpring is that the 3.75" figures (which are made out of metal) will be released under the Black Series banner for $15 each, even though they are not poseable. They will be released together with a display stand which can hold a backdrop picture (each figure will come with two different backdrops, a movie scene and a character picture). The Black Series 6" figures will also get static versions along with a display stand which features sounds and light effects ($50 each). 

For the full reveal, head on over to Gizmodo.com.

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Hasbro

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Hasbro

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Hasbro

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Hasbro

Star Wars 40th Anniversary Hasbro

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New In The Database: Disney Elite Series Die Cast R2-D2 (The Force Awakens)

2/8/2017 Disney DisneyStore.com Elite Series Die Cast

You can now find the Disney Store exclusive R2-D2 in the database. The figure is a re-paint of the previously released D23 exclusive R2-D2 figure. Here are more details about the figure: 

Disney Elite Series Die Cast R2-D2

Disney Elite Series R2-D2

 

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The Disney Store Goes Takara Tomy!

2/7/2017 Takara Tomy DisneyStore.com Disney

Japanese company Takara Tomy has been producing a 3" Star Wars action figure toy line exclusively in Japan since last year. The line is titled "Metal Collection" and the figures are made out of metal bodies and plastic limbs. The figures typically have five points of articulation. The only way to get them in the past was through the secondary market, but now Disneystore.com is offering a limited selection of the figures in the United States. 

The figures cost $12.95 each and they currently have 14 figures listed (the Japanese market has an estimated 30 currently).  You can take a look at them on the DisneyStore website.

Takara Tomy

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