@JakksToys Goes BIG For #StarWars #ForceFriday
September 4, 2015

May the Force be with you!

BIG FIGS 48_ Colossal Vader with customer

Everyone at JAKKS Pacific is ecstatic over the release of our entire Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens Line! As a fanboy myself, I know how crazy midnight madness was, so we wanted to clarify exactly what JAKKS product is out there on shelf, as well as what is coming soon for you and all your readers. Here is a quick roll of our amazing Episode VII product offerings!

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1: Star Wars Episode VII BIG FIGS 20″

The new Gold Standard in kids action figure play is here! Value priced at only $19.99 SRP, JAKKS BIG FIGS stand between 18″ and 20″ tall and most figure includes 5-7 points of articulation, a signature accessory/weapon and real fabric capes. Our initial line up of figures from the new film includes:

Kylo Ren: A dark warrior strong with the Force, Kylo Ren commands First Order missions with a temper as fiery as his unconventional Lightsaber

First Order Stormtrooper:  Equipped with sleek armor and powerful weapons, the Stormtroopers enforce the will of the First Order

Poe Dameron: An ace pilot, Poe Dameron is a leader in the Resistance¹s fight against the evil First Order. He soars into battle behind the controls of a modern X-wing fighter.

Captain Phasma: Clad in distinctive metallic armor, Captain Phasma commands the First Order¹s legions of troopers.

And while this wraps up our initial wave of figures from the new film (many more to come in both 2015 and 2016!), be sure to look our for additional Classic Star Wars offerings including Jedi Luke Skywalker, Greedo, Stormtroopers, an all new Sandtrooper and for the first time a single release of the Classic Tuskin Raider. You¹ll find these Classic figures in new Episode VII packaging look right along side the figures from The Force Awakens!

2: Star Wars Episode VII BIG ! FIGS Massive scale 31″ figures

Prices at only $34.9! 9 SRP, t hese huge 31″ tall figures are the ultimate gift and will stand out in your man cave, play room or Star Wars base. Our 31″ Massive Big Figs have 5-7 points or articulation and a signature weapon ready for battle. For Episode VII we are offering two new figures:

Kylo Ren: A dark warrior strong with the Force, Kylo Ren commands First Order missions with a temper as fiery as his unconventional Lightsaber

 

First Order Stormtrooper: Equipped with sleek armor and powerful weapons, the Stormtroopers enforce the will of the First Order

Yoda: the Jedi master himself is now in JAKKS 31″ Massive BIG FIGS line in scale with other 31″ figs at 20″. He comes with his lightsaber and removable robes.

R2-D2: both a standard and deluxe version is available of everyone’s favorite Astromech droid in scale to other 31″ BIG FIG Massive figures. The standard version features a rotating dome and articulated legs.($49.99, note price) an! d the deluxe version features 13 different cycles of lights, authentic movie sounds (beeps and whistles), and automated movement in his legs. I’ll post a video shortly of this amazing DELUXE BIG FIG. ($69.99, note price)

3: Star Wars BIG FIGS Colossal scale 42″ figures. $99.99 SRP

Here is something new and amazing! Standing at as whopping 48″ inches, our Colossal scale BIG FIGS are interactive with an amazing motion detection feature. When you enter the room, the will recognize your presence are respond with movie lines and sound effects! We have two offerings in this scale new for the fall:

-From the Classic Star Wars films, the Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Vader. Vader includes two modes, friend and foe, letting you switch between threats and obedience to you his new master! A push button on the chest also manually actives the sounds. You can switch between friend and foe mode with a simple toggle switch on his belt.

-And from the new film Episode VII The Force Awakens is the New Order Stormtrooper. Ready to guard your man cave and capture an Resistance Fighters, the Stormtrooper has one mode (capture the good guys!), but the same motion detection feature as Darth Vader as well as a manual chest button that actives the same movie lines and blaster sound effects. The Stormtrooper also has an additional elbow joint to allow him to pose with his blaster at “ready”, and honestly look really flipping cool in any room like this!

Look for all the JAKKS BIG FIGS in 20″, 31″Massive scale and now new 48″ Colossal scales! Sold wherever fine toys can be found! Check out JAKKS.com for a complete look at all of our BIG FIGS for Star Wars and other brands as well as sneak peaks at upcoming new waves that will ship though out 2015 and into 2016 too

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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2 Comments »

  • Derek Holland says:

    Im sure that kid loves the big Vader just like he loved the giant Michaelangelo. What will they photoshop him overly excited by next. I mean for a hundred dollar toy you think they could get a real kid in the picture instead of photoshop.

    • Anonymous says:

      It’s not a real kid?! Looks real to me. lol!

      Loving the stuff Jakks are doing. Now where’s my fricking 31″ Boba Fett!!!! Yeah,I had words with them at Comic Con,heheh.

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