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MAN-E-NEWS// The “Ultra Earth” and “Devil Bado” Astro-Mu 5 reissues from Medicom Toy…

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Whilst Super7 have been doing an impeccable job of bringing back Nakajima’s Astro-Mu 5 minis this year, the onus has fallen upon Medicom Toy to reproduce the classic 70’s sofubi line’s full size figures, with the first 2 – good guy “Ultra Earth” and iconic baddie “Devil Bado” – seeing a release later this month! Near-identical to the original 10″ tall soft vinyl figures, the pair have been produced in a classic trans yellow vinyl complete with authentic, vintage-style sprays and hand brushed detailing Packed with all the design features you’d expect from a fully-fledged Astro-Mu 5 remake, personal coups for us include glitter pipe cleaner filled limbs, removable gloves and boots, back/chest button controlled “yes/no” head articulation, mountable pulleys for string aided flight and, in Devil Bado’s case, a removable brain helmet. Touching down in the Medicom Toy store via open preorder starting Saturday, October 24th, Ultra Earth and Devil Bado will set you back just 15,984yen ($133) each plus shipping…

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[Info courtesy of Sofvi.Tokyo]

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