Bandai Stories March 16

Bandai is most well-known for its Gundam model kits, aka Gunpla, but now the brand has expanded into yet another iconic giant robot franchise for its latest release. From the fan-favorite 1996 series Neon Genesis Evangelion, the new Real Grade Eva Unit 01 brings Bandai’s usual attention to detail into a new 1/144th scale creation. Head below for a closer look at the new Evangelion model kit, which is now available for pre-order at Amazon.

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Bandai Stories March 12

expiredAssemble Bandai’s 1/12 Star Wars Boba Fett model kit on sale for $24 (20% off)

Amazon is currently offering the Bandai Hobby Star Wars 1/12 Boba Fett Model Kit for $23.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Usually selling for $30, today’s offer saves you 20%, comes within $1 of the all-time low, and is matching the second-best price we’ve tracked to date. This 1/12 scale model kit allows you to assemble one of the most famous bounty hunters from a galaxy far, far way, Boba Fett. Once completed, the model stands over 6-inches tall and comes complete with extra accessories like a blaster, as well as a display stand. No tools or paint are required to complete the build. But take it from a veteran model maker, a pair of sprue cutters will certainly come in handy. With 420 customers having left a review, it carries a 4.7/5 star rating.

Bandai Stories March 6

expiredBuild Bandai’s light-up 1/5000th scale Star Destroyer kit at $108 (Reg. $140)

Amazon currently offers the Bandai Star Wars 1/5000th Star Destroyer Model Kit for $108 shipped. Usually selling for $140, today’s offer is good for a 23% discount, comes within $0.50 of our previous mention, and is only $4 more than the all-time low. Bandai’s Star Destroyer model kit stacks up to 12.6-inches long and is assembled out of eight different sheets of colored pieces. No tools are required to build, but a pair of sprue cutters will certainly come in handy. Replicating many of the ship’s details from A New Hope, Bandai has also included miniature versions of the Millennium Falcon and Tantive IV Blockade Runner. Best of all, it includes a lighting kit so you can make the ship come to life in your collection. With 100 customers having left a review, it carries a 4.3/5 star rating. You can learn more in our launch coverage. More below.

Bandai Stories February 7

expiredBandai’s Star Wars Darth Vader model kit drops to $29.50 (New low, 22% off)

Amazon is currently offering the Bandai Hobby Star Wars 1/12 Darth Vader model kit for $29.44 shipped. Down from $38, today’s offer marks one of the first notable price drops we’ve seen, and a new Amazon all-time low. This 1/12 scale model kit allows you to assemble the fearsome Sith Lord, Darth Vader. Once completed, it stands over 6-inches tall and comes complete with extra accessories, a removable helmet, and more. No tools are required to build, but a pair of sprue cutters will certainly come in handy. Rated 4.7/5 stars and you can learn more in our announcement coverage.

Bandai Stories January 27

Last summer, the folks at Bandai gave Tamagotchi a 21st-century upgrade by adding iPhone connectivity and online functionality. Now in celebration of an iconic video game character’s 40th anniversary, the company is releasing a Pac-Man Tamagotchi. Combining two popular properties, fans will be able to relive the 90’s with some additional retro arcade flair. Head below for all the details and see how you can score the newest Tamagotchi.

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Bandai Stories January 13

We have seen our fair share of Nintendo-themed merchandise here at 9to5Toys, and you can add these new Kirby collectibles from Bandai to the list. Kirby is easily among the most famous and collectible in Nintendo’s arsenal of mascot heroes, so when Bandai decided to give the adorable little alien his own Banpresto box, we certainly took notice. The collector’s box features a series of Kirby toys, figures, and merchandise that have never before been available in North America. Take a closer look down below. expand full story

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