Tuesday, September 4, 2018

DAM TOYS CLASSIC SERIES 1/4 scale The Monkey King 26-inch (660mm) tall Statue

Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is a figure who features in body of legends, which can be traced back to the period of the Song dynasty. He appears as a main character in the 16th century Chinese classical novel Journey to the West (西游记). Sun Wukong is also found in many later stories and adaptations. In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain by the Buddha, he later accompanies the monk Tang Sanzang on a journey to retrieve Buddhist sutras from "the West".

Sun Wukong possesses immense strength; he is able to lift his 13,500 jīn (7,960 kilograms (17,550 lb)) staff with ease. He is also extremely fast, able to travel 108,000 li (21,675 kilometres (13,468 mi)) in one somersault. Sun knows 72 transformations, which allow him to transform into various animals and objects; however, he has trouble transforming into other forms, due to the accompanying incomplete transformation of his tail. Sun Wukong is a skilled fighter, capable of defeating the best warriors of heaven.

DAM TOYS CLASSIC SERIES 1/4 scale The Monkey King 26-inch (660mm) tall Collectible Statue is an homage to the classic style of Monkey King. Costume is made using real silk and fabric, with absolute collectible value! The Epic Series Collectible Statue measures 26” H 660mm (overall height) x 13” W 330mm (overall width) x 16” D 41mm. MATERIAL USED: Costume: Silk and fabrics | Head sculpt, Body and accessories: Poly stone & pvc & metal | Diorama Base: Poly stone

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Related posts:
Sūn Wùkōng (孙悟空) Monkey King by Medicom Toys posted on my toy blog HERE
Review of Gate Toys X Winson Classic Creation 1:6 scale Time Wars Yuan Kong 12-inch collectible figure posted HERE, HERE and HERE

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