New Pokemon TCG blisters featuring Turtonator and Vikavolt promo cards will be released this May. Both blisters will feature booster packs from the upcoming Sun and Moon expansion, Guardians Rising. As we usually see with blisters, each one will include 3 booster packs, a promo card, and a plastic Pokemon coin. Given the current price of Sun & Moon blisters, expect these to be priced at $12.99.
Three new BEAR’GGUY Gunplas have been announced for release in February by Bandai. The new releases will include a PAPA’GGUY and two PETIT’GGUY varieties. The PAPA’GGUY (center image) sports a mature look with a top hat and cane, while the two PETIT’GGUY Gunplas, Soda Pop Blue & Ice Candy (the image on the left) and Bitter Sweet Brown (the image on the right), are both desert themed. Please note, Bandai has warned Gunpla builders that neither desert themed PETIT’GGUY is edible.
Medicom has collaborated with firm fragment design to produce a new pair of wooden 400% size BE@RBRICKS. Priced at a whopping 200,000 Yen (roughly $1770) each, the hand-made wooden figures are available in Natural Wood and Carbon Black varieties. Both figures are available starting this month at the Medicom Toy Plus retail store in Tokyo.
Chocolate flavored tofu molded in the form of the Dom Mobile Suit is now available in Japan. Available in mild, bitter and milk varieties, the tofu is made by Sagamiya Foods Co and is priced at 200 Yen a piece. The company is best known for producing Zaku shaped tofu in 2012. The Zaku shaped tofu proved to be smashing success and sold nearly 5 million units.