Yukinori Dehara brings his signature natural type to Osamu Tezuka’s iconic Astro Boy with a brand new tender vinyl artwork toy set created in collaboration with Tezuka Productions and Hoopz. With manufacturing at the moment stalled attributable to COVID restrictions in China, right here’s a have a look at what’s coming.
The Astro Boy units function Dehara’s tackle Astro Boy with a brand new authentic sculpt.The set additionally features a Ochanomizu Satoshi mini impressed by the hero’s guardian and an alternate Satoshi Yamamoto head. For this particular set, Dehara has given Satoshi an Astro Boy type haircut so that every determine have roughly the identical common define. From the images it seems that there shall be three editions that we’ll name OG, GID, and Gold Glitter. The brand new figures are must-haves for Dehara collectors and Astro Boy collectors searching for a singular imaginative and prescient of the character.
After manufacturing is full, the Dehara Astro Boy figures shall be obtainable by way of a Japan-only lottery. Based mostly on the data posted by Hoopz, it seems Dehara can even have a separate launch — no phrase on whether or not that shall be open to collectors exterior of Japan.