On my visit to the 2011 NY Toy Fair, I was fortunate to meet with Bandai to preview their upcoming toy line for Fall 2011. The preschooler favorite Pocoyo gets an innovative flexible race track set while the legendary “Thundercats” have been reborn with a whole new set of toys reflecting the upcoming all new animated series premiering later this year.
Information from Bandai’s press kit:
Pocoyo SwiggleTraks Feature Set ($26.99 SRP/Age: 18 months+/Fall 2011)
The set includes:
* Four (4) tracks
* One (1) moving bridge
* One (1) motorized vehicle with music and ball accessory
Pocoyo SwiggleWheels ($14.99 SRP/Age: 18 months+/Fall 2011)
The set includes:
* One (1) collectable motorized vehicle with music
* Two (2) 16” SwiggleTraks
4” Figures ($7.99 SRP/Fall 2011)
* Each of the 4” figures comes with a weapon and/or accessory that is unique to each character.
* All 4” figures include an embedded magnet in the figure for interaction with multiple figures across the line, activating unique features.
8” Collector Figure (Classic) ($16.99 SRP/Fall 2011)
Based on the classic 1980s animated “ThunderCats” series.
* Each of these 8” figures includes 18 points of articulation and comes with each character’s iconic weapons.
Deluxe ThunderTank w/ 4” Figure ($29.99 SRP/Fall 2011)
* The ThunderTank comes with a 4” scaled Snarf figure, designed to activate the magnetic “ThunderCats, Hooo!” sound effects.
* Launch the Bikes with a simple push of a button.
* The new 2011 4” figures can ride inside and unlock special ThunderTank features.
Deluxe Sword of Omens ($19.99 SRP/Fall 2011)
The Sword of Omens includes lights and sounds with an extendable blade.
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Video Trailer for upcoming “Thundercats” animated series:
There’s a tremendous amount of anticipation building for the new animated series. Are you excited about the reintroduction of “Thundercats”? Or do you think the classic 1980s version should have remained the one and only incarnation?