Figuarts Chainsaw Man Energy, Lego Star Wars 2023


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Welcome again to Toy Aisle, io9’s roundup of the newest toy information. This week, Lego begins teasing its plans for 2023 with a bevy of Star Wars units and a clean jazz celebration, Chainsaw Man merch mania continues with everybody’s favourite blood fiend, and Scorching Toys heads again to Assault of the Clones. Test it out!


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Lego Modular Constructing Assortment Jazz Membership

It’s official, your minifigures have a extra lively social life than you do with the newest addition to Lego’s modular constructing sequence. The two,899-piece, $230 Jazz Membership is totally hopping with exercise with a trio of performers within the membership itself, a tailor conserving the band trying spiffy, a magician to heat up the gang, a pizza store subsequent door for late night time noshing, and even a rooftop backyard with a inexperiencedhome making certain the chef works with solely the freshest components. The set comes with eight minifigures in whole, and shall be formally accessible beginning January 4.


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Scorching Toys Star Wars: Assault of the Clones Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala

Scorching Toys returns to the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy with a duo: Anakin and Padmé as they seem in Assault of the Clones. They’re available as particular person figures. Anakin comes with two gentle up lightsabers, full with swappable swinging blade FX pieces, alternate arms, and a removready outer gown, in addition to an alternate arm to copy his robotic hand after his duel with Rely Dooku. Padmé in the meantime has each her holdout blaster pistol in addition to a Battle Droid blaster just like the one she picks up within the arena battle, alternate arms, and a detachable cloak and hat, the latter of which is impressed by one unused within the film, however that might ultimately seem within the Clone Wars cartoon. Each Anakin and Padmé are set for launch in early 2024. [Toyark]


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Plastic Meatball Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas forty fifth Anniversary Determine Set

Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas could be the solely vacation particular to owe its recognition to what wasn’t included within the last product: a sequence of hilarious outtakes the Jim Henson Firm shared over a decade in the past which shortly went viral. Whether or not it was an intentional stroke of selling genius or not, Emett Otter’s adventures at the moment are a Christmas staple for a lot of households, and in addition now a set of five-inch figures of Emmett and his Ma with matching equipment from the particular that initially aired 45 years in the past. You possibly can pre-order the pair now for $60, however don’t anticipate them to reach till Christmas 2023 rolls round.


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Lego Star Wars Boba Fett’s Starship Microfighter

For those who love constructing Lego Star Wars spaceships however don’t love shelling out lots of of {dollars} for elaborately detailed units, the microfighter line will definitely scratch that itch with out wiping out a whole paycheck. A lot of the ships on this line appear to be cartoonish go-karts from a racing recreation, however Lego’s designers have achieved an incredible job at unbiggening Boba Fett’s Starship with this $10, 85-piece construct that features a pair of flick-fired missiles and a minifigure of the bounty hunter himself.


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Bandai S.H. Figuarts Chainsaw Man Energy

To go alongside its current solicitation for Denji in his Chainsaw Satan kind, Bandai has now revealed its second Chainsaw Man Figuarts within the type of the maniacal blood fiend herself, Energy. Energy comes with alternate arms and emotive faceplates, and two weapons: her traditional handheld blood hammer, and an enormous sized one. She even has her pet cat Nyako/Meowy too! She’s anticipated to launch in summer 2023.


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Lego Star Wars TIE Bomber

Star Wars is a giant a part of why Lego continues to be going robust at this time, and whereas the corporate has recreated and rereleased numerous units from that line through the years, it’s been 19 years because it’s revisited the TIE Bomber from The Empire Strikes Again. This 625-piece, $65 TIE Bomber sticks to extra correct black and grey bricks, with a redesigned cockpit factor that opens to disclose room for a pilot inside. It features a pair of stud shooters, torpedoes that may be dropped, a Gonk droid, and three minifigures: Vader, a pilot, and Vice Admiral Sloane who hasn’t appeared in any of the Star Wars films, however numerous books, comics, and video video games.


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Pee-wee Herman Chia Pet

As with quite a lot of novelty objects relationship again to the ‘80s, the Chia Pet has managed to stay round for many years by leveraging popular culture and the nostalgia of those that grew up with “the pottery that grows.” The newest model is a far cry from the unique ram and bull you’d cowl in soaked chia seeds and look ahead to crops to develop, with a bust of Pee-wee Herman, probably the most recognizable personalities of the ‘80s. Nothing has modified with how the Chia Pet works; with diligent care Pee-wee ought to develop a full head of hair in only a couple weeks, however you might need to elucidate to your teenager who the bizarre man with the bowtie is.


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