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TOKYO, August 25, 2016 – Good Smile Company Inc., the leader in Japanese hobby products, announced today that pre-orders have begun for Nendoroid Meta Knight from the popular game series Kirby.

Meta Knight makes use of magnets for posing, making his movements smooth and easy to place in all sorts of different positions, just like the previously released Nendoroid Kirby. He also comes with a selection of optional parts including his sword together with large effect parts to display him slashing with the sword. You can also display him wearing his cape as well as transformed into his flying version with interchangeable wing parts. He even comes with parts that allow you to change the direction he is looking allowing for all sorts of awesome Meta Knight poses.

Product Details

Product Name Nendoroid Meta Knight
Series Name Kirby
Specifications Painted ABS&PVC non-scale articulated figure with stand included.
Approximately 60mm in height.
SRP $50.99 USD
Preorder Start Date August 25, 2016
Preorder End Date September 21, 2016
Release Month March 2017
Planning/Production Good Smile Company
Copyright © Nintendo / HAL Laboratory, Inc.


Nendoroid Meta Knight is now available for preorder for at the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP ( and at participating retailers worldwide.

About Good Smile Company, Inc.

Established in 2001, Good Smile Company is the worldwide leader in Japanese hobby products and services including the design, manufacturing and marketing of collectible figurines. Known for creating highly detailed collectibles, Good Smile Company’s quality of production, sculpting, and manufacturing are known industry wide as the new standard for Japanese anime/manga/video game characters. The company is actively involved in other new areas such as animation production/development and the motor sports business. More information about Good Smile Company can be found at

Gunpla March 2016 releases

Gunpla fans are in for a treat for new releases in March.  Here are photos of upcoming releases:

Gundam Barbatos (Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans) – HiRM (Hi-Resolution Model) – March 19, 2016



Gundam Kimaris Booster Unit Type 1/100 – March 19, 2016



Gundam Barbatos 6th Form 1/100 – March 12, 2016



Carta’s Graze Ritter HG 1/144 – March 12, 2016



Gundam Kimaris HG 1/144 – Mobile Suit Gundam Blood Orphans – March 12, 2016


Bandai to release a trembling HG Vegeta figure


Bandai announced a trembling HG Vegeta figure that will be sold on June 2016.

The figure will require three AAA batteries and will come with a pedestal.  For more information, check out the video below:

Upcoming Gunpla Releases for 2016


Other upcoming gunpla releases for February 2016 include the HG 1/144 YMS-07A-0 prototype Gouf (Kidō jisshō-ki Blue Collar Version) for 1944 yen, HGUC 1/144 base jabber (Zeta Gundam Version) for 1080 yen and the MG 1/100 V2 Gundam Ver. Ka Effect Unit “Hikari no Tsubasa” for 2160 yen.



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HG 1/144 Mobile worker MW-01 01 Shiki koki-gata Ramba Ral ki will be released in Feb. 2016


HG 1/144 Mobile worker MW-01 01 Shiki koki-gata Ramba Ral ki will be released in Feb. 2016. This mech was featured in the second chapter of “Mobile Suit Gundam THE ORIGIN”.

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High-resolution model Gundam Barbados to be released in March 2016


For the Gunpla high rollers, High-resolution model Gundam Barbados will be released in March 2016 for 17,280 yen (US – $147)

XXXG-01W Wing Gundam EW RG to be released on January 9th in Japan


Real Grade Gunpla fans are in for a treat as the XXXG-01W Wing Gundam EW will be released on January 9th for Y2700.

For those not familiar with Real Grade, the line was released as part of the Gundam 30th Anniversary back in 2010 and the goal was to feature the small affordability of High Grade, the advanced inner frame technology of the Master Grade and the massive part count of the Perfect Grade.

XXXG-01W Wing Gundam EW (which appeared in “New Mobile Report Gundam Wing Endless Waltz: The Glory of Losers” is the 20th Real Grade release and will come with a Heero Yuy mini-figurine.

Kotobukiya to release SRD-S Cybaster in April 2016


To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the “Super Robot Taisen” series, Kotobukiya will be releasing the SRD-S Cybaster Premium and Regular Edition.

The Cybaster (or Cybuster) is one of the first Banpresto original mecha created for the original generation series and made its debut in “Super Robot Taisen 2”.