Preview of Dragonball toys from Japan and some rare figures I am selling

Some new Banpresto figures are scheduled to come out, and here are some of the pictures I was able to find.
These figures are likely to be about 2 to 3 inches tall.
These figures are 12 inches tall.
These figures are likely to be 1 to 2 inches tall.

Also, I am currently selling some rare AB figures on ebay, if you are interested, please check out my Dragonball auctions on the link below.

my AB figure auctions

Bookmark this entry | December 27, 2003 |

SPONSOR NEWS: Holiday Cheer at Explosion Toys!

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Explosion Toys is an online experience for Otaku and Collectors of all ages! We specialize in bringing you the best in American and Japanese toys, figures and collectibles!

These items just in and ready to stuff in your stocking:

Universal Monsters Bearbrick Set
Set includes Dracula, the Mummy, the Wolfman, the Invisible Man and the Metaluna Mutant, each Be@rbrick is approximately 2.5” tall and fully articulated. By Medicom Toy. A Toys R Us Japan exclusive!

Bandai DBZ Figures
All nine figures are due to be back in stock no later than 12/12/03. Place your orders now for Holiday delivery!

Cowboy Bebop Ein Vinyl by Fewture
Imported from Japan! Sculpted by Tatsuhiro Fujiwara, Ein is the mysterious data dog developed at an illegal research lab. Here is Ein as he appears in the movie, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. Own your own figure of Ein, and see him answer phones, activate machines, and hack computer systems! Measures 7” long and 5 1/2” tall

Dragonball Z Series 14 Figures by Jakks
5” tall figures from the DBZ universe!

Love Hina Mutsumi in Swimsuit Statue
Limited, exclusive North American edition of 600 pieces. This statue takes the series “back to the beach,” with a sandy base similar to the Naru in Bikini Statue with which Tokyo Mint kicked off its Love Hina statue line last December. Tama, the mischievous little flying turtle, playfully pulls the towel up off the title character adds a second element to this statue, increasing its desirability and collectability. The 1/8-scale cold cast resin statue is delivered complete and fully painted.

A few of our favourites:

A Christmas Story Action Figures
Peace. Harmony. Comfort and Joy… Maybe Next Year. The classic comedy, “A Christmas Story,” is honored with these action figures by NECA. Choose from Ralphie, Mom, Flick or the Old Man.

Davey & Goliath Figure Set
Every child of the 60’s and 70’s remembers DAVEY AND GOLIATH, the stop-motion animated series with a moral and a talking-dog.

Serial Experiments Lain Collectors Doll
There is the world around us, a world of people, tactile sensation, and culture. There is the wired world, inside the computer, of images, personalities, virtual experiences, and a culture all of its own. Has the line between the real world and the wired world begun to blur?

Neon Genesis Evangelion Asuka Summer Wear PVC
This 1/8 scale PVC figure of Sohryu “Asuka” Langley shows the beauty dressed casually while basking in the sun’s rays. Both her outfit and pose are based on a famous NGE illustration that was made for a limited edition Japanese phone card!

LOTR Gollum Talking Plush
Celebrating the Lord of the Rings Trilogy of feature films from director Peter Jackson, NECA introduces the Gollum 12 inch talking plush doll.

Tim Burton Toxic Boy PVC Set
Visionary director Tim Burton is also the author/illustrator of “The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories”. Dark Horse Comics announces the start of a series of figures based upon characters from this work!

Please order early for on time Holiday delivery! We have recently posted our Holiday shipping schedule – we urge you to read it carefully before deciding on a shipping method! Our elves are working overtime to get your toys out quickly, but we need your cooperation!!

When in the NY/NJ area, please visit our retail location:

Explosion Toys
19 Eastman Street
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: 908.276.7225

We are located only 1 mile from the Garden State Parkway exit 137. Our store is a two minute walk from either the Cranford train or bus stations, or a short 35 minute drive from Manhattan!

Bookmark this entry | December 12, 2003 | Jess Horsley

Save $5.95 on Z-Store exclusive Super Saiyan Broly!

e70222b.jpg The Funimation Z-Store has an exclusive version of the Movie Collection series 5 Super Saiyan Broly figure available for $19.99! The exclusive features metallic gold paint on Broly’s hair, gauntlets, boots, and his bling-bling necklace.

Now, through, you can save $5.95 on this exclusive (and exclusively cool) figure! Use this link, and when you check out, use the promo code “dbtoys” (case sensitive), and you’ll save $5.95 on your order.

This promotion will end on December 12th, so buy your exclusive SS Broly today!
Bookmark this entry | December 05, 2003 | Jess Horsley

JAKKS 2004 Dragonball lineups on the DBT Message Boards has posted JAKKS’ announced DBZ lineups for the spring and summer of 2004! We’ve already seen previews of some of these figures, but there are some big, and I mean wish-granting big surprises.

With no further ado:

Dragon Ball GT Basic Figures Series #1 (Affliction)

  • Little Goku
  • Pan
  • Trunks
  • SS4 Goku
  • General Rildo

Basic Figures DBZ Series #15

  • Frieza 4th form Cyborg
  • SS Goku Battle Damage in Armor
  • Vegeta in SS Armor Battle Damage
  • SS3 Gotanks
  • SS Gohan Battle Damage

Dragon Ball GT Basic Figures Series #2

  • SS3 Little Goku
  • Baby Vegeta
  • SS Trunks
  • SS4 Goku
  • General Rilldo 2nd form

To see the whole list, click on the “continue reading” link below.

Continue reading "JAKKS 2004 Dragonball lineups"
Bookmark this entry | December 04, 2003 | Jess Horsley

JAKKS Earth's Defenders 2-Packs

Rydgen from the DBT Message Boards has also seen the Earth’s Defenders two-packs. The complete assortment includes:

  • Battle Damage Goku (series 13) vs. Kid Buu (series 14, metallic pink skin)
  • Super Buu (series 12, metallic pink skin) vs. Gohan (series 12)
  • S.S. Vegito (series 13, metallic yellow hair) vs. Gohan Absorbing Buu (series 13)

The card back is the same as the Art of Fusion two packs.

And finally, the JAKKS 2-packs page has been updated to reflect everything I have on this crazy series. If you have any photos of any of the two packs which we don’t have, please do us all a favor and send them in.

Bookmark this entry | December 04, 2003 | Jess Horsley - Bringing you the Best in Pop-Culture FIRST with ALL NEW Dragon Ball toys from Japan!

NEW this week:

  • Set of 5 Vinyl Figures from Bandpresto! These 6” quality painted figures include Son Gokou, Son Gohan, Vegeta, Krillin & Tenshinhan! Just $59.95 for the set!
  • Set of 3 Action Posed EX Figures Series 1! These battle worn figures are poised ready for a fight with energy blast included! Available are Son Gohan, Super Saiyan Son Gokou & Piccolo; the set for just $59.95!
  • Dragon Ball Z Chess Set Statuette Pieces Series 2. Whether you play chess or not, these highly scultped figures are a most have for you hard core fans. 1 of 12 random pieces for $6.95!
  • Dragon Ball Z Mini Figures Series 3. And if you haven’t got enough of these cute super deformed figures, here is the 3rd installment of these highly collectible and intricately detailed toys. 1 of 10 random figures for just $5.95!

By end of next week, AHQ will be shipping the 3rd part of the Ultimate Figure Series including Super Siayn 3 Son Gokou, Ultimate Son Gohan & Gogeta for just $15.95 each or $44.95 for the set!

And now available at AHQ are Gift Certificates for those distinguished buyers! Tell your friends and family you want yours FIRST from AHQ.

For New customers only, join our mailing list and get $4 FREE off your first order.

Check out these great DB products as well as others at!

Bookmark this entry | December 01, 2003 | Jess Horsley

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