Friday, August 19, 2016
Bluefin Announces Remarkable Japanese "Toy Story" Robots
BLUEFIN OPENS PRE-ORDERS FOR TWO REMARKABLE NEW BANDAI TOY STORY CHOGOKIN ROBOTS FOR SHERIFF WOODY AND BUZZ LIGHTYEAR
Amazing New Releases From World’s Leading Toy Company Based On Memorable Lead Characters From The Classic Disney/Pixar Animated Film That Combine To Form Giant Super Robots
Anaheim, CA – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, prepares an extraordinary release as it opens pre-orders for the forthcoming new Chogokin Toy Story Combination Woody Robo Sheriff Star and the highly anticipated Chogokin Toy Story Combination Buzz the Space Ranger Robo.
The new releases are stunning examples of Bandai’s proprietary Chokogin engineering. The Chogokin Toy Story Combination Woody Robo Sheriff Star is set for release in December 2016 and is composed of 5 memorable characters from the film, including Woody, Bullseye, Slinky Dog, Hamm and Rex that combine to form an impressive giant robot.
The Chogokin Toy Story Combination Buzz the Space Ranger Robo is scheduled to debut in January 2017 and includes individual pieces for Buzz Lightyear, two 3-eyed Aliens, and a Space Shuttle and Big One Rocket that combine to form a similarly impressive robot. In spectacular Chogokin fashion, the Buzz the Space Ranger Robo can combine with the Woody Robo Sheriff Star to form an even larger super-robot that stands over a foot tall!
A video produced by Bandai showcasing the new Chogokin releases is able to be viewed at: http://tamashii.jp/special/toystory/index_en.html.
The new Toy Story Chogokin robots will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. Pre-orders for both units are available now.
Chogokin Toy Story Combination Woody Robo Sheriff Star
Height: Approx. 9 inches · MSRP: $169.99 · Available December 2016
Woody and friends can combine!? A totally wild, only in Japan re-envisioning of favorite characters from the hit Disney/Pixar Toy Story films! Woody, Rex, Bullseye, Slinky Dog, and Hamm transform and combine to form the giant 9 inch tall Chogokin Woody Robo Sheriff Star! Early orders will also receive a special picture book. The set contains 5 characters: Woody, Bullseye, Slinky Dog, Hamm, and Rex.
Chogokin Toy Story Combination Buzz the Space Ranger Robo
Height: Approx. 13 inches · MSRP: $169.99 · Available January 2017
The Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear returns and transforms into a giant robot with the help of his space shuttle and alien buddies! But that's not all. The Chogokin Buzz the Space Ranger Robo also combines with the separately sold Chogokin Woody Robo Sherriff Star to become an imposing 13.7 inch tall super robot! The set includes Buzz Lightyear, Alien 1, Alien 2, a Space Shuttle, and a Big One rocket.
Based in Anaheim, 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, Mr. Hobby, SEN-TI-NEL and X-Plus. Bluefin also represents TruForce Collectibles products worldwide. Additional information is available at: www.bluefincorp.com.