What You Need to Know:
- BANDAI SPIRITS will host a virtual festival “TAMASHII NATION 2020” which is an event by “TAMASHII NATIONS”, a unified product brand for adult collectors, taking place on November 6-8（JST）.
- “TAMASHII NATION” is an event held every year to introduce the latest figures for collectors. This year, almost one thousand figures and robots that TAMASHII NATIONS put its heart and soul into, including “KAMEN RIDER”, “ULTRAMAN”, “Dragon Ball”, “GUNDAM” and “Demon Slayer” are gathered at this special event.
- You can enjoy a VR exhibition hall, 360-degree panorama of the figures, video streaming of the new products announcement, and other online exclusive contents at the event website. This year’s theme is “FIGURE MUSEUM.”
- In this event, there will mainly be two brands presented: “Soul of Chogokin” as “ROBOT EXHIBITIONS” and “S.H.Figuarts” as “FIGURE EXHIBITIONS”. Various products such as the latest ones and also the ones displayed in the past will be there to stir up excitement!
- Special exclusive contents during the event! - There are a lot of special contents you can enjoy during this event. You can easily access where you would like to see at the VR exhibition hall, and also there are contents that make you visit this event many times!
- VR Exhibition Hall - You can easily find the VR Exhibition hall because it is at the top page of the event website! When you click the marks, you can look at the figures from any angles.
- Gallery - Many items in this event can be seen in high resolution including the packages.
- Various programs will be streaming during the event introducing new products and new shows,including a special "Jujutsu Kaisen" program welcoming voice actor Junya Enoki who plays Yuji Itadori on Friday, November 6 @ 10：00 a.m. JST
TAMASHII NATION 2020 Event Outline
●Dates & Times ： Begins Friday, November 6, at 10:00 a.m. JST Ends Sunday, November 8, at 11:59 p.m. JST.
Source: Official Press Release
◆“Soul of Chogokin” Special Exhibitions The Soul of Chogokin brand was established in 1997, created as die-cast metal toys. New animated TV show “Getter Robo Arc” which is the final chapter of Getter Robo Saga by Dynamic Pro will be commercialized. From Pacman, this year marks its 40th anniversary, we will announce the “Chogokin Pacman”.
◆New animated TV show “BACK ARROW” We will announce several new products: “THE ROBOT SPIRITS MUGA” for ANIPLEX’s new animated TV show “BACK ARROW” (starts on TV in January 2021). We will also have a special virtual panel having guests as an animation director Goro Taniguchi and a scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima.
◆METAL STRUCTURE’s 2nd model & 10th anniversary of “METALBUILD” We will be announcing “MSN-04 SAZABI” as a 2nd METAL STRUCTURE model which is the sequel to the “RX-93 ν Gundam” released last year. Moreover, the ultimate toy brand which got the best of both the die-cast metal and the ability to arrange its model designs, “METALBUILD” 10th anniversary project will begin.
◆KAMEN RIDER’s 50th anniversary project for “S.H.Figuarts” series Next year marks the 50th anniversary of KAMEN RIDER. We will display the lineups of 400 KAMEN RIDER figures that came out as S.H.Figuarts series up until now. Furthermore, we will introduce new products including “S.H.Figuarts KAMEN RIDER EDEN” for its first appearance.
◆ “Demon Slayer” product lineup From the animated TV show “Demon Slayer”, we will have the first ever real-sized replica of Tanjiro Kamado’s Nichirin Sword by PROPLICA. In this event, there will be a first appearance of the real-sized replica of Kyojuro Rengoku’s Nichirin Sword as 2nd Demon Slayer’s PROPLICA series product.
◆New brand “TAMASHII STUDIO PREMIUM” We will announce a pre-painted statue brand “TAMASHII STUDIO PREMIUM” with an overwhelming presence over 23 inch height and luxurious appearance. Modeling by a veteran prototype maker. Spirits connected by the hands of an artisan. The works that come from this studio bear a spirit like no other. As the very first item from this brand series is going to be the “ULTRAMAN ZERO”.