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Old 10-26-2017, 12:46 AM   #1
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TMNT Bearbricks

I haven't seen any mention of this previously, it appears that Medicom is including a couple of the classic style Turtle designs in their Bearbricks line. This fall they are suppose to release a Leonardo and Raphael Bearbrick. Both will be available in 100% and 400% and Leo will also be available as a 1000% version.

Edit: here's a photo if anyone is curious

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Old 10-27-2017, 05:59 AM   #2
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Never a fan of bear brick.
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Old 10-27-2017, 06:04 AM   #3
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I'd be into getting a Leonardo one if they'd done something more original as opposed to the generic faux-retro style-guide stuff.
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I'd be into getting a Leonardo one if they'd done something more original as opposed to the generic faux-retro style-guide stuff.
I get the feeling that the TMNT are not quite popular enough in Japan to warrant that. Honestly, I was quite surprised to see that they were doing these.
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Why are these a thing?!?!
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Why are these a thing?!?!
Taking a slightly less cynical view than the previous response, Bearbricks have been a fairly long running series in Japan. I believe they started around 2000 or 2001 and have been in production ever since. And over the 35 series or so that they have produced they have included a lot of different licenses into the line. So I don't think these are meant to appeal to TMNT fans. Actually, given that they weren't mentioned here at all, I'd say it's fairly safe to say they AREN't meant for TMNT fans. Rather they are meant for Bearbrick fans who tend to be interested in pop culture in general.
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I get the feeling that the TMNT are not quite popular enough in Japan to warrant that. Honestly, I was quite surprised to see that they were doing these.
Perhaps not, but don't misunderstand, it's not that I'm saying they shouldn't be Fred Wolf related or anything. It'd just be cool if they looked like they did in the cartoon instead of all neon with the yellow buckle & whatnot.
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