Playmates Toys to bring Voltron and Usagi Yojimbo Exclusives to SDCC!
Update: Many have asked about the pricing info – here is the information we’ve received.
The lions are $14.99 each and Usagi figure is $30 each.
Playmates has let us know they’ll be bringing two heavy franchises to San Diego Comic-Con later this month!
First up, fans of Voltron will have their first chance to get their hands on an upcoming Toys R Us exclusive set featuring all five combining die-cast lions! And, for fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Playmates has a deluxe release of their latest Usagi Yojimbo figure, limited to 350pcs! The Usagi figure includes a slough of cool extras… read on for descriptions and galleries of both of these hot exclusives!
San Diego Comic-Con runs July 20th-23rd with a preview night on the 19th. The Usagi Yojimbo figure will be available at the Nickelodeon booth (#4113). The Voltron set will be available at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) and online during Comic-Con.
DreamWorks Voltron Metal Defender Collection from Playmates Toys
Voltron fans can add to their collection with this assortment of Voltron figures from Playmates Toys in premium diecast. Assortment includes fully articulated figures of the Blue, Red, Black, Green, and Yellow Lions. Collect all five diecast lions to combine to form an 8-inch articulated Voltron figure. The detailed figures are first available from Toys“R”Us at San Diego Comic Con in the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343) from Wednesday, July 19 – Sunday, July 23, and online at Toysrus.com/ComicConvention from Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23. The figures will also be available at Toys“R”Us stores and other retailers nationwide later this year.
Samurai Rabbit Usagi Yojimbo Figure from Playmates Toys
In Nickelodeon’s 2017 Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the samurai rabbit Usagi Yojimbo will reunite with the Ninja Turtles once again for a three part story arc that airs beginning July 23, 2017. A limited edition of the 2017 Usagi Yojimbo new character design action figure, with just 350 available and sold exclusively at San Diego Comic Con, will be offered for $30 each from Thursday to Sunday (July 20-23) at Nickelodeon’s booth, #4113.
This exclusive item features the newly designed Usagi Yojimbo action figure in a 5” scale, dressed in his classic blue robe, and comes with his traditional Samurai swords. Also included are two additional exclusive, interchangeable Usagi heads, his pet Tokage lizard, and a flag with Usagi’s signature emblem. All this is presented in a collector edition 5th panel storybook package, with a re-run of the 1987 Comic Book “Leonardo Meets Usagi Yojimbo in Turtle Soup and Rabbit Stew”, and the 1989 Comic Book “The Treaty”.
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