Saturday, March 28, 2015

Incoming: Square Enix Play Arts Kai Star Wars Variant 1:7 scale Stormtrooper action figure

Square Enix has released the first official pictures of their next two Play Arts Kai Star Wars Variant Figures. We have earlier seen the Play Arts Kai Variant Darth Vader action figure (posted on my toy blog HERE), and now he is to be joined by two new re-imagined Star Wars figures, as interpreted by the designers at Square Enix. Redesigned versions of Boba Fett (see previous post) and a Stormtrooper are joining the Imperial party.

The Stormtrooper will come with interchangeable hands, a heavy blaster, a blaster pistol, a muzzle flash effect piece and a figure stand. Each is priced at 12,000 Yen (about $100 USD) and are scheduled for release in July.

The Imperial Stormtroopers are fictional soldiers from George Lucas' Star Wars universe. They are the main ground-force of the Galactic Empire, under the leadership of Emperor Palpatine and his commanders, most notably Darth Vader and Grand Moff Tarkin. The order of battle of the Stormtrooper Corps is unspecified in the Star Wars universe, but its numbers are far fewer than those of the Imperial Army's regular troopers. Despite this, the apparently high combat effectiveness of the Stormtroopers as well as their harsh reputation serve as the main reasons for deploying them almost exclusively in most of the military engagements of the Galactic Empire.

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Square Enix Play Arts Kai Star Wars Variant 1:7 scale Stormtrooper action figure features: Main figure, Play Arts kai base, Heavy blaster rifle, Blaster rifle, Muzzle flash effect, Optional hand parts x 4

Related posts:
January 10, 2015 – Comparison pictures of Sideshow Collectibles 1/6 scale Star Wars ANH and ROTJ Darth Vader action figures along with Stormtroopers posted on my toy blog HERE
October 29, 2014 – Hot Toys MMS268 Star Wars: Episode IV: 1/6th scale Stormtroopers Collectible Figures Set of 2 previewed HERE
January 1, 2010 – 2009 Top Ten Fave Toys Countdown 3: Stormtroopers (Lots of them) HERE
April 27, 2009 – Pictures of 1:6 scale Imperial Stormtroopers with Darth Vader posted HERE
April 25, 2009 – Sideshow Collectibles Star Wars Imperial Stormtrooper reviewed HERE and HERE
March 23, 2008 – Marmit 1:6 scale Star Wars Stormtrooper 12-inch figure reviewed HERE

1 comment:

HeDoN666 said...

Damn these look cool. Already ordered Vader and Boba Fett but I think I'm gonna have to get two troopers...