Category Archives: MAFEX/ SH Figuarts

S.H. Figuarts: Obi-Wan Kenobi ANH Release Date Revealed And Promo Pics!

We knew a Obi-Wan Kenobi from A New Hope was coming in the S.H. Figuarts line for a while but we didn’t have a release date. Yesterday, they revealed it would be released in June! The price will be 6,480 Yen (around $59). Preorders on Japanese sites should start on February 1st!

A set of promotional pictures was also released. The figure will have an additional head with his eyes closed, to recreate the moment he dies in ANH, plus the cape alone for after Darth Vader strikes him down. There’s at least 7 interchangeable hands, a removable hood, the lightsaber and the lightsaber hilt. So that’s a lot of accessories!

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[Review] The Last Jedi: S.H. Figuarts Rey

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This was a great idea to release Rey in December, keeping the best for the end! This is S.H. Figuarts’s final Star Wars figure for 2017. As far as we know, the next Star Wars figure will be release in April 2018 (Darth Vader ANH and then TLJ Luke in May 2018) so it gives some time for fans to get the ones they didn’t get this year before having to save money for the new ones!

About Rey, she has 8 interchangeable hands, one additional head, her blaster, Anakin’s lightsaber, Anakin’s lightsaber hilt and her satchel. It’s a nice amount of accessories. The satchel is the one she has on Ahch-To when she is wearing her Resistance outfit but as Figuarts hasn’t released her in that outfit, I like that they included this accessory here. This figure of Rey has the outfit she gets in the second part of the movie. It’s reminiscent of what she was wearing on Jakku but in darker tones, echoing Luke’s change of outfit between A New Hope and Return of The Jedi. It’s a great outfit and Figuarts got it completely accurate, they have the sense of detail!

Likeness of the character is always important on figures like these and I’m not disappointed at all. They nailed it once again. It’s spot on, it looks like Daisy Ridley. And the second head with the angry facial expression really captures that angry Rey expression. I’m impressed! Seeing Rey has two heads, I wish they had done the same with the Kylo Ren figure, it would have been even better!

Rey is an amazing figure, I don’t have complaints about it, it’s just beautiful!

[Review] The Last Jedi: S.H. Figuarts Praetorian Guard (Whip Staff)

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Today I’m reviewing the last Praetorian Guard from S.H. Figuarts. It’s basically the same figure with the same accessories as the two previous ones except once again the main weapon and the helmet change. So about the figure in general, I have the same things to say as before so you can go check my review of the other Praetorian Guards.
For the new weapon, it definitely has a Samurai feel to it much like the armor of these guards so I think it’s a great fit.
About the helmet, it’s the most basic of the three type of guards but it’s really cool nevertheless.
If you want to have Snoke’s guards, this one is a must-have!

S.H. Figuarts: Brand New Figures Revealed!

There’s currently an event taking place in Japan and S.H. Figuarts took the opportunity to reveal some brand new figures – Princess Leia, Count Dooku, Jabba The Hutt, Anakin Skywalker (ROTS), Obi-Wan Kenobi (ROTS), Rey (Jakku) Queen Amidala, C2-B5, R2-M5, R2-C4, R2-A6, R2-B1, R4-P17! There are no release dates announced as of now but these figure definitely look amazing!

S.H. Figuarts: The Last Jedi Luke Figure Announced!

S.H. Figuarts will be released a figure of Luke Skywalker from The Last Jedi next year! It will be the exclusive for May 2018! So I would definitely recommend to preorder it as soon as possible as the stocks will be limited. MyKombini has already the figure up for preorder here.
In terms of accessories, the figure will have a removable hood, interchangeable hands, a compass (as seen in Battlefront II) and what seems to be a red crystal.

[Review] The Last Jedi: S.H. Figuarts Praetorian Guard (Heavy Blade)

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This second Praetorian Guard is the Heavy Blade. Basically, it’s the same as the Double Blade but the thing that changes is the helmet and his specific weapon. If you want more details on the figure, you can check my review of the Double Blade. Here, I will mostly talk about the helmet and the new weapon as it’s the only new thing in this figure, the other accessories and interchangeable hands are the same.

The helmet is entirely different from the Double Blade guard. The helmet feels like a Medieval Knight helmet but with a Star Wars twist, which looks cool. The blade is very long, it’s even taller than the figure itself. With Snoke’s guards, you have a diversity of weapons that you didn’t necessarily see before in the Star Wars movies so I’m really looking forward to see them in action and see what kind of damage they can do. Overall, it’s a great figure, definitely worth it if you can Snoke’s guards!

[Review] The Last Jedi: S.H. Figuarts Kylo Ren

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Today’s reviews are the S.H. Figuarts figures from November – Kylo Ren and the second Praetorian Guard. This new Kylo Ren figure is in his outfit from The Last Jedi. He has 10 interchangeable hands, an interchangeable head with his helmet, his lightsaber, his lightsaber hilt that can be attached to his belt and another one he can hold in his hand. So that’s a lot of accessories!

However, this figure has also two big flaws. First, the hands, they’re extremely difficult to attach to the arms, it takes a lot of effort to change them, which can be annoying at times. The second flaw is that they didn’t include his cape. I don’t know how much Kylo has his cape in the movie but considering every other brands of figures have it included, Figuarts could have done it too so it’s bit of a let down.

Apart from this, the figure is of the best quality. Kylo’s face is for me, Figuarts’s best work. They also do an amazing job in terms of likeness but here it’s on another level. I was really impressed when I opened the package.

This figure has 19 points of articulation. Kylo’s outfit in The Last Jedi has the same texture as in The Force Awakens but the skirt is a lot shorter and there is not longer a hood. It’s reminiscent of Anakin’s concept art outfit for Revenge of the Sith. And if you look at the boots, it looks like just Anakin’s boots. This new outfit is in harmony with the character, I also think it’s better for when he’ll have to fight.

It’s without any doubts a great figure despite its two big flaws.