Bandai Producing Star Wars Helmet Replica Collection in Japan

By Adam Pawlus — Wednesday, April 15, 2015

According to video game importer and delightful resource NCS, a Star Wars Helmet Replica Collection is on the way from BandaiCheck it out here.  A factory sealed set of 6 boxes has miniature replicas of Boba Fett, C-3PO, Darth Vader, R2-D2, a Stormtrooper, and a TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet.  Unless there's a secret helmet.

Beni Producing Star Wars Pull-Back Astromech Droid Toys in Japan

By Adam Pawlus — Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Game importer and useful news source NCS has confirmed that an assortment of Beni Star Wars Pullback Droids are coming.  The set of 6 2.16-inch droids will set you back around $24, and includes R2-D2, R2-Q5, R2-B1, R2-X2, R2-M5, and R2-A6.

Hasbro Star Wars Blind Figures Coming to Japan

By Adam Pawlus — Thursday, August 29, 2013

Friend of the site (to whom I owe an email or two) Daniel sent me this link to a Japanese site showcasing Hasbro's recent Saga Legends and Mission Series 3 3/4-inch action figures in blind boxes.   These new-to-me figures appear to be in Hasbro-branded boxes, which is unusual for the Japanese market, and as far as I can tell there are no obvious difference between their not-blind and likely cheaper US counterparts.