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    It hit customs, can't wait to pick it up tomorrow (along with some other pus-goods)! :D
     
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    That's good news. Please post photos when it arrives!
     
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    ^ Sweet, I planned to put up something like that tomorrow, but it seems bf customs work either faster or just aren't that diligent as in capitol city! :razz:
     
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    click me :mrgreen:
     
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    Apparently there is a new HxS sculpt presented at the Pushead 'Year 35' invite only event.

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    Also a little King Gorilla-Ju.

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    And a variety of Itamu's from the show.

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    All pictures taken from this IG account.
     
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    theres another new sculpt too, the kraken
     
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    Hirota has been busy! Really excited to see how these new toys look with paint.
     
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    Crazy show. That new robot looks like it jumped out of the Gigantor cartoon.
     
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    For sure, it has that vintage janky lanky old time Robot feel to it

    Kraken is super cool too, reminds me a lot of old Ditko artwork

    King Jyu big doll has an all new head sculpt if no one noticed
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Love the head. love the arms but the heart chest
     
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    I also noticed that new heads! New heads are cool and old heads on different expressions! Both amazing!!! :)
     
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    my 1st thought was maybe its a nod to the W.O.O. Tinman?

    afaik this King Jyu was just a sample and not a production....... yet

    that mini version is stupid cool, i like that size better and hope HXS
    will make the rest of the line in that size too as well as mini Cyborg
     
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    Mini two head is awesome..

    But all kidding aside I love that the new toy is altogether different. If it was the same as others it would be so boring.
     
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    new sculpt with antena, its really classic...
     
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    new heads on the king gorilla ju? they are different heads, but it looks like the OG gorilla ju head on the king gorilla ju body to me.
     
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    check older pics, 100% new head if you compare to OG Go-Jyu the mouth is very rectangular
    on the original whereas the new mouth is very ovular (ovular- that's not even a word) it looks
    very much like that flash art Izumo did of the King Jyu awhile back- very very pointy ears!
     
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    you are correct. i was wrong about it being the regular gorilla ju head. it looks very similar but there are some subtle differences. the new head looks great
     
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    more i thought about this new HXS Robot
    the more it reminds me of the 1947 Kong
    by Osamu Tezuka:

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    The Kraken is really something special. I love how the aquatic theme was worked into the webbed hands and feet, as well as the fish like tail.
     
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    I get a Triton of the Sea villain feel from the Kraken. I thought Kraken was an octopus/squid anyway. Still looks cool, loving the bent neck.
     
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    That is exactly what I was thinking too. It bears more than a striking resemblance to the TotS Demora figure. The squat body, sized-down limbs, the bend in the neck, even the mouth to some extent. Definitely a strong hommage to the toy form of Demora by Nakajima. Sure, there are any number of ways a Plesiosaur type 'sea monster' is going to be similar in style, but immediately looking at the the basic starting point for the toy sculpt, and overall positioning choice, it seems evident.

     
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    With a whisper or two of Titanosaurus thrown in for good measure:
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