Tuesday, January 19, 2016
"Samurai General 'Daisho' Darth Vader" Makes Its Debut
BLUEFIN DEBUTS SAMURAI GENERAL “DAISHO” DARTH VADER MEISHO MOVIE REALIZATION STAR WARS FIGURE BY TAMASHII NATIONS
Highly Detailed Collectible Figure Of The Dark Sith Lord Of The Empire Is Available From Leading Retailers This Month And Incorporates A Unique Japanese Samurai Aesthetic
Irvine, CA – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, moves to the Dark Side for its latest Star Wars collectibles product with the release this month of the Samurai General “Daisho” Darth Vader. The high-detail, 7 inch poseable figure is newest addition of the Meisho Movie Realization Star Wars figure line by Tamashii Nations.
The Meisho Movie Realization Star Wars line pays homage to the Samurai aesthetic and artfully reimagines iconic Empire characters from the legendary films with feudal-style Japanese armor and weaponry.
The new “Daisho” Darth Vader figure depicts the Dark Sith Lord as a Samurai General, clad in sinister black “Death Star” armor, and debuts with an MSRP of $92.99 from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. The figure is constructed with hybrid materials and features 15 points of articulation to create endless posing possibilities
Meisho Movie Realization Samurai General “Daisho” Darth Vader
Height: Approx. 7 inches; MSRP: $92.99
The greatly popular Samurai General Darth Vader makes a comeback in an all new Death Star motif. Another stunningly unique artistic interpretation master crafted by acclaimed artist Takeya Takayuki, Darth Vader - Death Star Armor - has a revamped armor design. Most notable is the fearsome Death Star-style crest on the helmet and highly detailed chest plate pattern. Set includes interchangeable hands, gun (large, small), and katana sword (light saber and regular).
Fans can also enjoy other figures from the Meisho Movie Realization Star Wars product line – available now – that include the “Ronin” Boba Fett, “Ashigaru” Stormtrooper, and the Samurai General “Taisho” Darth Vader. Each is clad in a unique set of armor and comes with an array of weapons and other accessories. Additional new figures will be announced in coming months.
For more information on Meisho Movie Realization Star Wars figures distributed by Bluefin, please visit: www.bluefincorp.com/catalog/tamashii-nations/meisho-movie-realization.html.
Based in Irvine, CA, Bluefin built its reputation as a leading distributor of Japanese toys, collectibles, novelty and hobby products. In recent years, Bluefin has grown to include a range of high quality collectible lines from the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore and established itself as the official North American consumer products and retail development partner for Studio Ghibli. Selling to thousands of specialty, chain and independent stores, Bluefin is an official North American distributor for Bandai Hobby, Kotobukiya and Capcom, is the sole provider of Bandai Tamashii Nations products, and is also the exclusive and official distributor for Hero Cross, Beast Kingdom, Comicave, Mr. Hobby, SEN-TI-NEL and X-Plus. Bluefin also represents TruForce Collectibles products worldwide. Additional information is available at: www.bluefincorp.com.