New York Comic Con runs October 10-13, and while the US' east coast gets to be the center of the geek universe for the weekend, Bandai has some special goodies planned for the occasion. Classics like Power Rangers and Dragon Ball Z are mixed with newcomer Valvrave and the perennial Gunpla (Gundam plastic models).
Supplies are limited, with some remainders going on sale at a markup at the Bluefin Premium site.
Dragonball Z NYCC Exclusive 3 piece Saiyan Scouter ($40)
This brand new 3 piece scouter set features metallic coating and is stamped with the NYCC logo. Available in 3 colors Green, Red, and the exclusive Blue variant made for the U.S., the New York version also comes with a small sticker to replicate the scouter HUD during scanning along with vision cards to see “Power Levels”. Comes ready with batteries to make show-accurate sounds.
HG Pink Bearguy 1/144 Scale ($30)
The Pink Bearguy returns for NYCC 2013! This extremely popular SDCC 2013 exclusive quickly sold out at the show, but another limited run is being produced for New York. If you missed out at San Diego, here’s your chance to grab it! Clad in pink plastic, its level of cuteness and feminine appeal have been taken to the highest levels! Molded in color and easy to assemble, the Bearguy requires no glue or paint to build. Limited to 72 Pieces.
HG Gundam Astray Blue Frame 2nd L ($38)
This Chara Hobby 2013 exclusive version of the Gundam Astray Blue Frame 2nd L will be made available in extremely limited quantities to those attending New York Comic Con. This version features clear armor over parts painted with a metallic finish. Fully articulated when put together, the kit features snap assembly, requiring no glue or paint to build Limited to 96 pieces.
HGUC RX-0 Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode Green Frame Ver.) ($35)
Previously available only at GunPla Expo events, this event limited Gundam Unicorn variant will be available for purchase at NYCC 2013! Featuring a semi-transparent green Psyco-Frame as depicted in episode 5 of the Gundam UC OVA, this 1/144 model comes with its signature beam magnum and deployed shield. Molded in color and easy to assemble, it requires no glue or paint to build. Limited to 96 pieces.
Valvrave l Hito Metallic Version ($50)
Based on the first mecha in Sunrise’s sci-fi anime “Valvrave the Liberator”, the Chara Hobby 2013 edition of the Valvrave I Hito is being made available for those attending NYCC 2013. This exclusive variant is molded in metallic colors, and features numerous translucent parts to recreate sensors and effect parts for shield and verniers. Made by the same company that produces GunPla (Gundam Plastic Models), the 1/144 Valvrave requires no glue and is color molded. When completed, the model features numerous points of articulation like an action figure, and can recreate many poses as seen in the anime. A large cache of weapons including 2 Fold Sickles, short and long Z-Edge swords, Strike Brace, Volc Arm handgun are provided. A small stand is also included for aerial posing. Limited to 80 pieces.
S.H.Figuarts Armored Red Ranger ($45)
Making his exclusive debut at NYCC 2013 and 1 month ahead of Japanese release, the most powerful form of the Red Ranger has arrived to take down Rita Repulsa’s forces of evil!
After receiving the Green Ranger Powers from an exhausted Tommy, Jason is able to command the full arsenal of his former teammate, including the use of his Dragon Shield and Dagger. Ready for action, the S.H. Figuarts Armored Red Ranger incorporates all of the necessary elements to achieve this morphinominal transformation, including the Power Sword, Dragon Dagger, Blade Blaster (in Blade mode only), and multiple handsets for posing.
Don’t miss your chance to own this POWER RANGERS NINJA STORM/HURRICANEGER piece before it forever disappears to attend a peace conference.
This item will ship to North American retailers as a regular release after NYCC 2013.