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All of the Nice Star Wars Stuff From Star Wars Celebration


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Welcome again to io9’s Toy Aisle, the place this week we’re solely that includes toys revealed as a part of Star Wars Celebration 2022 going down in Anaheim, California, proper now. That features new collectibles from Lego, Hasbro, Mattel, Jazwares, Scorching Toys, and numerous different previews of the place you’ll be spending your cash the remainder of the yr. Test it out!


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Lego Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Jedi Starfighter

With Disney’s new Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence beginning right now, Lego revealed a handful of recent units forward of Star Wars Celebration and the Disney+ premiere, together with a new model of Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter. With simply 282 items it’s so much smaller than older variations and doesn’t embody the Hyperdrive ring this time, however alongside minifigure variations of Obi-Wan and R4-P17, it additionally provides a Taun We determine, which is presumably her first look in Lego type. The set will probably be formally accessible beginning August 1, however is accessible for pre-order now for $30.


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Mattel Star Wars Darth Vader Voice Manipulator Feature Plush

There are two impersonations people attempt at least once in their lifetime: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Darth Vader. For most of us, both are probably embarrassingly bad, but this 11-inch plush model of Anakin-gone-bad from Mattel will assist enhance your Vader impersonation. When his hand is squeezed, Vader’s miniature lightsaber begins to glow, and a voice changer is activated, making anybody sound deeper and extra menacing. We don’t know if it really works in real-time or parrots again all the pieces you say in Vader’s voice, however we do comprehend it’s a Walmart unique and can promote for $30.


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Hasbro Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi Lo-LA59 (LOLA) Animatronic Version

We’re going to do our greatest to keep away from any spoilers for individuals who haven’t seen the primary two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi but, but it surely now looks as if each new Star Wars sequence and film must introduce a brand new cute droid companion, and this time round it’s a strolling/flying puck who goes by LOLA, quick for Lo-LA59. Like clockwork, Hasbro has simply revealed a handful of recent toy variations of LOLA, together with a $90 animatronic model with a contact sensor that prompts over 45 completely different gentle, sound, and motion combos in response. Will probably be accessible for pre-order beginning on June 1 at Hasbro Pulse, however received’t ship till someday within the fall. (We are able to’t be the one individuals to note the Mickey-esque ears, proper?)


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Hasbro Star Wars Retro Assortment Star Wars: A New Hope Collectible Multipack

If you happen to wanted yet one more reminder that the “good previous days” weren’t really so nice, Hasbro’s Star Wars Retro Assortment rounds up six, 3.75-inch-scale figures with sculpts and paints impressed by the unique Kenner figures from the ‘70s. That includes a whopping 5 factors of articulation every (though that Stormtrooper doesn’t appear like they will flip their head), every determine comes individually carded in weathered packaging that appears prefer it’s been gathering mud in a dad and mom’ basement for many years. The set is accessible for pre-order on Hasbro Pulse now for $69, however received’t ship till October 1.


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Lego Star Wars Inquisitor Transport Scythe

As one of many final remaining Jedis who managed to keep away from the destiny of most Jedis after Order 66, the brand new Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series on Disney+ will characteristic the Galactic Empire’s continued makes an attempt to seek out Obi-Wan whereas he does his finest to make sure that Luke Skywalker stays secure and hidden. Going through off towards Obi-Wan are the lightsaber-wielding Grand Inquisitor, Reva (Third Sister), and the Fifth Brother, who’re all included as minifigures with the brand new 924-piece Inquisitor Transport Scythe set, accessible beginning on August 1 for $100, with pre-orders accessible now.


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Hasbro Star Wars: The Black Collection Obi-Wan Kenobi Reva (Third Sister)

With the brand new sequence hitting Disney+ beginning right now, we’re not going to spoil the backstory of Reva or why she joined the Imperial Inquisitors and is so obsessive about searching down Obi-Wan Kenobi. However after taking within the first two episodes, followers will in all probability be desperate to seize Hasbro’s Black Collection determine which incorporates two lightsaber equipment. It’s accessible for pre-order now on the Hasbro Pulse web site, however followers may additionally be dissatisfied to seek out it’s not slated to ship till January of subsequent yr, lengthy after the brand new sequence is over.


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Jazwares Star Wars Micro Galaxy Squadron

For toy collectors centered on the automobiles of Star Wars, not the characters, there was no higher technique to amass a tiny fleet than with Micro Machines’ Motion Fleet, which had been bigger than conventional Micro Machines however with way more element. They disappeared from toy retailer cabinets when Galoob grew to become a part of Hasbro, however not solely did Jazwares assist revive Micro Machines final yr, the corporate can also be form of bringing Motion Fleet again with a brand new line known as the Micro Galaxy Squadron. Paired with one-inch figures, the automobiles within the new line, together with all the pieces from the Falcon to Obi-Wan’s Jedi Starfighter, are a bit bigger than the Motion Fleet toys and vary in value from $6 to $45, however you received’t hear us complaining.


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Lego BrickHeadz Obi-Wan Kenobi & Darth Vader

D’awww. Lego continues to develop its extra-collectible BrickHeadz line with two new caricatured likenesses: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader. Though Kenobi form of seems to be like he’s battling a receding hairline, Vader interprets to the blocky BrickHeadz type surprisingly properly, with a pair of pink eyes that look particularly menacing beneath the protruding helmet. The 260-piece set consists of each, and will probably be accessible beginning on August 1 for $20, though it’s not accessible for pre-order simply but.


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Hasbro Star Wars: The Black Collection The Mandalorian Jon Favreau Paz Vizsla

Earlier this week, IGN revealed that Jon Favreau, a driving drive behind the early success of Disney+ and The Mandalorian, is getting the Star Wars Black Collection determine nod from Hasbro. Favreau’s determine wears Paz Vizsla’s Mandalorian armor, who the actor/director voices within the sequence. The determine features a helmet, jetpack, and blaster cannon, and can initially solely be accessible to Star Wars Celebration attendees by codes that Hasbro is distributing at its sales space to be used on the Hasbro Pulse web site. The $40 determine received’t be accessible till the fall, however isn’t a con unique, as Hasbro may even be making it accessible in restricted portions as soon as Celebration is over.


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Scorching Toys Star Wars: The Clone Wars Heavy Weapons Clone Trooper and BARC Speeder With Sidecar

The one factor extra spectacular than the extent of element Scorching Toys places into its Twelfth-scale figures is the extent of element it places into its even bigger automobiles. Its new Biker Superior Recon Commando (BARC) speeder seems to be so genuine (and completely weathered) that it appears you may climb aboard and trip off into the 2 sunsets. As with the included Heavy Weapons Clone Trooper which boasts 28 factors of articulation, options just like the hand grips, foot pedals, steering vanes, engine flaps, and cannon can all be moved and posed on the speeder, as can the sidecar, permitting the passenger to independently have interaction different targets. Availability is anticipated someday within the first half of 2023.


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