Fight in the trenches of Mimban with the S.H Figuarts edition of the incredible new Stormtrooper from Solo: A Star Wars Story
The second figure from Solo: A Star Wars Story released by S.H. Figuarts is the Mimban Stormtrooper. It was one of three new Imperial trooper’s introduced in the movie. The big difference in terms of armor with the traditional Stormtrooper is the helmet, there’s an additional piece of armor on the top similar to what some soldiers had during the first War World. I think WWI was an inspiration for the battle of Mimban. If you look at it there were a lot of explosions, artillery fire, trenches, you didn’t see the enemy much, there was gunfire everywhere, it was a real mess. It was a big battlefield. The Mimban trooper reflects that with its dirty armor, what’s really cool too is he has a cape! A brand new badass trooper to had to your collection!
The paint of the dirt really feels encrusted in the armor and it’s quite realistic! The cape is in plastic, it also has some splattered dirt effect. It’s an easy army-build for collectors and if you buy more than one like me, you’ll notice that the dirt effect on the armor isn’t exactly the same. The two that I have, have some minor differences on the dirt which makes each trooper unique. The Rogue One Stormtrooper and the Return of the Jedi Stormtrooper both had a helmet that was off in terms of likeness. But with this new trooper, Figuarts got the opportunity to re-work their Stormtrooper helmet to make it look screen accurate.
As for the accessories, and this figure comes with 6 hands and two blasters. The basic E-11 Imperial blaster and a new blaster were seen in Solo that is reminiscent of the clone trooper blaster. Both are highly detailed. This figure has a total of 30 points of articulation (including the four points of articulation for the piece of armor on the shoulders that allows you to move the arms the way you want). Figuarts always give extra articulation to the troopers for enhanced pose-ability.
The Mimban Stormtroopers fits nicely with the Black Series Stormtroopers, they’re just slightly smaller but the difference isn’t too shocking.
Overall, this figure is a great addition to the Imperial ranks and would make the perfect addition to your ever-expanding Star Wars collection. If you missed my review of the S.H Figuarts Chewbacca from Solo: A Star Wars Story, you can catch it here.
Solo: A Star Wars Story arrives on DVD, Blu-Ray and 4K Blu-Ray on September 25th
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