Hot Toys announces details about their new Anakin Skywalker figure!
Revealed last week at the Sideshow Con, Hot Toys has finally given the proper announcement for this brand new Anakin Skywalker figure. Like the recent Wonder Woman figure, this one will have wool hair implantation and not simple rooted hair. This new wool hair implants are labelled as “stunning hair craftsmanship.” This is the start of a new line of DX figures – the DX Artisan. And as expected, Anakin will also have separate rolling eyeballs. However, there is a catch. This figure will be a “Toy Fair Exclusive” for the Hot Toys Summer Showcase and will be limited to 3,000 pieces worldwide. These pieces will be divided between the different Hot Toys markets as usual with exclusive – the Hot Toys Secret Base/Rebel Base in Hong Kong, the Hot Toys flagship store in Shanghai, Toy Sapiens in Japan and Sideshow Collectibles for Europe and America. This means it will be difficult to get this figure so may the force be with you. In terms of price, you can expect a similar range as Wonder Woman around $400-450.
Discovered as a slave on Tatooine™ by Qui-Gon JinnTM and Obi-Wan Kenobi™, Anakin Skywalker had the potential to become one of the most powerful Jedi ever. Some even believed he was the prophesied Chosen One who would bring balance to the Force. A hero of the Clone Wars™, Anakin was caring and compassionate, but suffered from a deep fear of loss that would prove to be his downfall.
Today Hot Toys is excited to officially introduce the new 1/6th scale Anakin Skywalker collectible figure to Hot Toys’ brand new DX series Artisan Edition!As part of this new series, the Anakin Skywalker 1/6th scale collectible figure is expertly created with phenomenal standards! Foremost Hot Toys has expanded its leading-edge expertise, introducing a superior level of craftsman work goes into the wool hair implants, that meticulously recreates the feel and aesthetics of Anakin’s hairstyle as seen in Star War Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. This new masterpiece also features an all-new head sculpt with magnificent likeness and separate rolling eyeballs to adjust the eyesight for a large variety of poses.Furthermore, the collectible figure includes expertly tailored Jedi robe and tunic, an interchangeable mechno right arm, a LED light-up lightsaber powered by USB, Count Dooku’s lightsaber, interchangeable lightsaber blades emulating the weapon in motion, and a specially designed circular display base!
This absolutely stunning Anakin Skywalker collectible figure from DX Series Artisan Edition is an exclusive item with only 3,000 pieces available worldwide! Please stay tuned with your local official Hot Toys distributor for preorder information.
SOURCE: Hot Toys
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