Looking for those last few items to help round out your Star Wars collection? Bandai Namco Company Bluefin has revealed that pre-orders for new model kits are available. Moreover, these kits will feature merchandise based on The Rise of Skywalker, the final episode of the current trilogy. Therefore, you can expect that these figures won’t be available for long!
Bluefin, distributor of merchandise throughout the world, will be selling “Plastic Model Kits” made by Bandai Spirits Hobby. Known as a leading brand in highly detailed and intricate designs, Bandai Hobby is using the Force to bring everybody’s favorite sci-fi adventure to life in miniature form. According to Bluefin’s press release, the coming model kits will feature characters and vehicles from the upcoming The Rise of Skywalker. Sets include display bases and backdrops, as well as replicas of weapons and gear. In addition, some of the products light up with laser effects. To clarify, some pictures do not feature all variations of the model kits. However, the description lists what buyers will receive when they order and when the figure’s release.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Plastic Model Kits
Star Wars 1/12 Scale BB-8 and D-0 Diorama Set · MSRP: $30.00 · Available November 2019. Pre-order here.
Kit features both droids with a display base and backdrop.
Star Wars 1/12 Scale First Order Stormtrooper · MSRP: $30.00 · Available November 2019. Pre-order here.
Includes display base and F-11D Blaster Rifle, Z6 Riot Control Baton, and a Riot Shield.
Star Wars 1/12 Scale Kylo Ren · MSRP: $38.00 · Available November 2019. Pre-order here.
Includes 2 lightsabers (one with in-motion effects), a hilt, cape and hood accessories.
Star Wars 1/72 Scale X-Wing with R5 Droid · MSRP: $33.00 · Available December 2019. Pre-order here.
Includes display base, seated pilot, retractable landing gear, laser effects part and a docked R5 droid accessory.
Star Wars 1/72 Scale Poe’s X-Wing with R2D2 Droid · MSRP: $33.00 · Available December 2019. Pre-order here.
Includes display base, seated pilot, retractable landing gear, laser effects part and a docked R2-D2 droid accessory.
Star Wars 1/144 Scale Millennium Falcon · MSRP: $60.00 · Available October 2019. Pre-order here.
Includes display base, seated pilots (Poe & Finn), moveable hatches and retractable landing gear.
In short, these figures are made with the utmost care. With The Rise of Skywalker fast approaching, these products are sure to sell out fast so act now! In addition, visit the Bluefin website for more model kits by Bandai Hobby. Lastly, may the Force with you! How do you think the designs look? Is there anything you hope Bandai Hobby adds in the future? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
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