22 Sep NYCC 2017 Exclusives and Special Announcements!
It’s that time of the year again! We will be making our way to one of the largest comic conventions of the east coast – NYCC! NYCC (New York Comic Con) takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan and is the nation’s biggest pop culture convention. The annual event plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.
We’ll be selling exclusives from Bandai Hobby and Storm Collectibles along with several early to market items from Bandai Hobby, Storm Collectibles, Bandai Shokugan, and Bandai Tamashii Nations! All these items will be available for the FIRST-TIME in the US! Those attending the convention will have the ability to get their hands on limited, early release items weeks before it goes to market! Most notably, we will be bringing an extremely limited amount of Bandai Hobby’s PG Falcon! Keep reading down below for more details on these awesome items!
Pacific Rim at NYCC
“PACIFIC RIM UPRISING director Steven S. DeKnight will be joined by stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Burn Gorman and Cailee Spaeny—as well as moderator Aaron Sagers, SYFY WIRE’s editor-at-large—to discuss the upcoming action-adventure from Legendary and introduce the world premiere of the new trailer. The follow-up to 2013’s cinematic epic of monsters and mechs, the film will inspire a new generation to become the biggest heroes to ever walk the earth. Also starring Jing Tian, Rinko Kikuchi, Adria Arjona and Charlie Day, PACIFIC RIM UPRISING hits theaters March 2018. #JoinTheUprising #PacificRimUprising” – NYCC
Tamashii Nations at the Bluefin booth #1612 will be showcasing several upcoming products for the new ‘Pacific Rim Uprising” film coming out 2018! The trailer, premiering at the Pacific Rim Uprising event at Madison Square Garden October 6, will be airing at the booth all days during the show!
Bandai Tamashii Nations Early Release Items
Bandai Tamashii Nations will be bringing in some items for early release just in time for NYCC! Get yours before anyone else as these have yet to be released in stores!
Bandai Shokugan New Arrivals
A new line coming to the US from Bandai Shokugan are the Power Rangers Super Mini Pla! Combine and build your very own Megazord and Dragonzord! Standing at approximately 6 inches tall, each mini model kit is highly detailed. Though small and compact, a high amount of play value is possible. The Megazord breaks down into each individual Zord and the Dragonzord can also transform into battle mode. The two can even combine to create the Mega Dragonzord! Utilizing pre-colored plastic, no glue or additional coloring is needed to create these fantastic robotic beasts. Though, customization is wholly possible. Both mini model kits will be available for early purchase at the Bluefin booth!
Bandai Hobby Exclusives
Bandai Hobby Early Releases
For the first time in the US, the Bandai Hobby PG Millennium Falcon will be available for purchase at booth Bluefin Booth #1612. Wars : A New Hope”, the iconic Millennium Falcon is making its way to the Bandai Star Wars Plastic Model lineup as Bandai’s highest end series, Perfect Grade! Utilizing Bandai’s patented color injection technology, the kit has been engineered to even have its hull damage molded into the parts while still being snap together and requiring no glue. You can pick up yours at the Bluefin booth before it goes on sale in stores! Stock will be limited to 30 pieces for the entirety of the show and it limited to 1 per party.
A small number of the new die-cast and plastic Hi Resolution Model Wing Gundam Zero (EW), the U.S.’s most popular Gundam character, will be available for purchase just mere days after its debut in Japan.
GBWC 2017 at NYCC
Get your nippers and airbrushes ready, the GBWC is making its last in-person stop for the USA at NYCC. Bluefin is still accepting entries until Saturday 10/7 at 1:00PM, so it’s not too late to enter! The winner of Best in Show will be eligible for a chance to compete in the World Cup Championship finals in Japan!
Storm Collectibles Exclusives
New variants of the popular Ryu, Hot Ryu, and Noob Saibot will be released as exclusives for NYCC! Grab these at Bluefin Booth #1813
Storm Collectibles Zangief Early Release
Bluefin will be bringing in a small quantity to release early just for NYCC! Not yet released in the US, Storm Collectibles Zangief will be for sale at Bluefin’s 2nd booth: #1813
Storm Collectibles Autograph Session With Kiki
The chief character designer of “Street Fighter V” and supervisior of Storm Collectibles’ “Street Fighter V” product line will be making his first NYCC appearance! Visit Bluefin booth #1813 for an opportunity to meet ‘Kiki’ himself and receive a complementary signature on any Storm Collectibles Street Fighter V product and posters! Admission is free and first come, first serve. The signing will take place October 6 & 7 at 1:00pm both days.