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January Merchandise Releases

posted on 2001-11-17 22:21 EST
Diamond January Anime merchandise releases.

The following are available through Diamond Distrubutors, if you are interested in them talk to your local comic shop.

Imported anime books includes Groundwork of Evangelion the Movie Vol. 1, InuYasha Anime Comic 5, Pocket Monsters Celebi: Timeless Encounter (tpb) and Saint Seiya Encyclopedia. Imported manga includes Cat's Eye manga 7-9, City Hunter 1, Kami Kakushi 1 Love Hina (Bilingual ed.) 6 & 7, Madara manga 5, Magara 1, Red Shadow: Akakage Manga 1, Sengun 5,Slayers manga 8 and You're Under Arrest! Manga 5. Import Miyazaki books include Kiki's Delivery Service (tpb) , My Neighbor Totoro (tpb) ,Princess Mononoke: This is Animation (tpb) Spirited Away Anime Comic 3 - 5 and Spirited Away: This is Animation

A large number of key chain will be released including Dragon Ball Z key chain of teenage Goan, Goku, Goten, Majin Buu, and Saiyan Goten, Cardcaptor Sakura key chains of Kero-chan, Meiling Li, Shao Lan, and roller blading Sakura, Sailor Moon key chains of Sailor Pluto and Sailor Uranus.

Figures that will be released include new Evangelion figures of Eva Unit 00 Yellow Action Fig Launch Tub and Evangelion Eva Unit 01 Purple Action Fig Launch Tube, Mazinger action Aflodai and Mazinger, Robotech SD morphers of the VF-1A, and 7" figures of the the VF-1A, Max's VF-1J, Rick's VF-1J, Miriya's VF-1J and the VF-1S Skull Leader, Ultraman resin statues of monster Antlar and Kemur, and a statue of the Votoms Battle Action Scopedog.. Figures based on the recent bishonen Saiyuki (Journey to the West) include Gojyo, Goku, Hakkai and Sanzo.
Urusei Yatsura 6-Piece Gashapon features 6 gumball machine figures of Lum and friends.
Game based models include Dead or Alive Kasumi, King of Fighters Mai, Perfect Dark Joanna Dark Combat and Perfect Dark Joanna Dark .
The 12" Tenchi Muyo! dolls of Tenchi, Ryoko and Ayeka will be re-released.

A 5" Ryo-Ohki lying beanbag is being soliticited with January released for its March release.


Imported Gundam models include the 1/144 Gog MSM03, Gouf MS07B, Geara Doga, Jagd Doga, Turn A MS Flat.
Gundam Bust alarm clocks of the RX-78-2 and Zaku II will retail for $14.99.

T-Shirts include Blue Submarine #6: Behind You , Cardcaptor Sakura: Best of Friends (roller blading Sakura with Kero in tow), Goku Sketch, Dragon Ball Z Storm (with the super Saiyans Piccolo, and Cell), Final Fantasy X shorts of Bahamut, and Shiva, the Giant Robo Shirt "Export of Justice" with Robo and Gin Rei, Gundam Saga (the Mobile Suit Gundam RX-78 standing over a defeated Zaku), MS Gundam Weld, Jo Jo's Bizarre Adventure: Star Platinum (with OAV hero Jotaru Kujo), Robotech Tri-Blue Tech, Robotech Weld Logo, Rurouni Kenshin: Scroll, Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai(Kenshin and Saito), Sailor Moon: 5 Scouts, Sailor Moon: Starlights.

Diamond will be importing sound tracks of Cardcaptor Sakura Original Soundtrack 3 (Arcadia, Farewell, I Recommend Instincts, and Again), Cowboy Bebop Original Soundtrack 3 Blue, Dino Crisis Original Soundtrack (German ed.), Escaflown OST 3, Gundam Singles History II (Stand Up to the Victory, Don't Stop! Carry On! Flying in the Sky, Trust you Forever, and Eternal Wind), the second and third Neon Genesis Evangelion OSTs, Resident Evil 3 Nemesis Original Soundtrack 2 (German ed.), Slayers Next Sound Bible 2.

Other Dragon Ball Z merchandise includes a DBZ cast poster, the book How to Draw Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball Z Gohan Mini-Bust.

The Ghost in the Shell 1 & 2 Card Box features mages from both the original anime and the all-new sequel, Man/Machine Interface. The 119-card base set includes 99 regular cards, 18 glossy laminated cards, and two autographed cards.

Final Fantasy X merchandise include 10" plushes of Cait Sith Mog the Moogle, and a Tonberry, 6" monster figures of Varuna, Iron Giant, and Ultima weapons, a poster of the illistrated cast, and a 12" PVC status of Rikku.

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