One Piece Grandline Men Vol 18 Trafalgar Law Released!

One Piece DXF Trafalgar Law Grandline Men Vol. 18 Box

While most One Piece figure companies raked in their fortunes on the Punk Hazard Trafalgar Law last year, poor Banpresto lagged behind and didn’t manage to get a Punk Hazard Law of their own out until now.

This week Banpresto finally released their Grandline Men Vol. 18 Trafalgar Law figure for sale at retail, but can it compete with the competitions’ versions of Law…?

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One Piece Grandline Men Vol. 20 Eustass Kid & Killer Figures!

Banpresto One Piece 2014 Grandline Men Timeskip Eustass Kid Captain Kid Figure

2013 wasn’t the most auspicious year for the Banpresto Grandline Men series of figures, but 2014 is already looking promising with Banpresto announcing new One Piece action figure versions of characters that no other company has deigned to produce yet.

Two of the biggest names coming out next year are the One Piece Grandline Men Vol. 20 timeskip Eustass Kid and Killer figures, making their debut in toy form!

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One Piece Z DXF Manhood Monkey D. Luffy vs. Zetto Set Released!

One Piece Z Luffy DXF Manhood Figure Banpresto 2013

I’m a total sucker for all swag from One Piece Film Z, so it goes without saying that I’ve been looking forward to the long-awaited release of the One Piece DXF Manhood: Monkey D. Luffy vs. Zetto figure set. Though this One Piece Z figures set is being released almost a full year after the movie debuted in theaters, I’m still pretty excited about it. And at long last, the One Piece DXF Manhood set is now released and available for ordering!

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One Piece Grandline Children Trafalgar Law & Perona Announced!

Grandline Children Trafalgar Law One Piece Figure Banpresto

A lot of times I have tastes that differ greatly from the norm, and toys that I like a lot end up collecting dust on store shelves. Such is the case with the Banpresto One Piece Grandline Children figures series, which has had a fair number of characters released, but failed to set the consumer world aflame.

Banpresto may be looking to change that, however, as they have just announced and shown off the next two characters in the line, and they are definite cash cows: Coming in 2014–Grandline Children Trafalgar Law and Perona!

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2014 One Piece Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Vol. 18 Up For Order!

One Piece DXF Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Figure Vol 18 March 2014

After the massive disappointment that was the “big reveal” of the Bandai Figuarts Zero Trafalgar Law Battle Ver. figure, Law fans really needed some good news–and now they have it! While fans aren’t exactly jumping up and down with excitement to order the FAZ Law, he’s not the only new Punk Hazard Law figure in town.

After debuting last month at the 33rd Banpresto Prize Fair, the Banpresto DXF Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Vol. 18 figure is now available for pre-order!

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One Piece Grandline Men Vergo Figure Vol. 17 Released!

One Piece Grandline Men Vergo Figure Vol. 17

Banpresto has a pretty successful track record with their One Piece Grandline Men series of figures, as the lineup tends to encompass only the most prominent and/or most popular characters from the One Piece manga and anime. Banpresto has given us several characters that haven’t had any representation in the 5″ and above scale from any other company, and their choices have been very solid–but they have may have just released their first dud. Now released overseas–it’s the Vol. 17 One Piece Grandline Men Vergo figure!

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One Piece Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Vol 18 Timeskip Figure Photos

Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Figure Punk Hazard Banpresto

Most One Piece toys manufacturers like MegaHouse and Bandai rushed to get a Trafalgar Law figure out of the factory and onto store shelves earlier this year, showing prototypes and selling pre-orders for their Punk Hazard Law figures before he even appeared in the anime! Banpresto, meanwhile, took a different approach. Banpresto began by showing off and releasing timeskip Smoker, Tashigi, Vergo and Doflamingo Donquixote figures. But the time has come for Banpresto to cash in as well, and at the 33rd Banpresto Prize Fair yesterday, they finally unveiled their long-awaited One Piece Grandline Men Trafalgar Law Timeskip figure!

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One Piece Grandline Men Vol 16 Smoker Figure Released!

Banpresto One Piece Smoker Grandline Men Vol 16 Figure

2013 is the year of Vice Admiral Smoker, as the smokey Marine has made rare One Piece action figure appearances in the Bandai Figuarts Zero One Piece line, the Bandai Chozeki Damashii Law’s Ambition set and even as an Ichiban Kuji prize figure!

And now the unstoppable juggernaut that is timeskip Smoker merch continues with the just-released Banpresto One Piece Grandline Men Vol. 16 Vice Admiral Smoker figure!

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One Piece Grandline Men Fisher Tiger & Arlong Figures Released!

One Piece Fisher Tiger and Young Arlong Grandline Men Figures Vol. 15 2013

Yesterday I talked about the just-released One Piece WCF Vol. 31 figures–the first post-timeskip WCF set to be released in the better part of a year, and speaking of series with big gaps of time in them…

It’s hard to believe, but the last series of One Piece DX Grandline Men figures (Vol. 14 with Grandline Men Brook and Chopper) was released over 8 months ago, in October 2012! I’m not sure why there was such an extensive wait between series, but luckily, the Banpresto One Piece Grandline Men Vol. 15 Fisher Tiger and Arlong figures have now been released!

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One Piece Film Z Grandline Vehicle Aokiji Bicycle Figure Announced!

One Piece Z New World Aokiji Bicycle Banpresto Grandline Vehicle Toy

Well, this was unexpected. At the most recent Banpresto Prize Fair, Banpresto showed off the next vehicle in their Banpresto One Piece Grandline Vehicle collection. I had assumed that the next vehicle released would be the Black Rhino (Kurosai) Motorcycle, to complement the Brachio Tank V that is the first entry in the Grandline Vehicle Series of One Piece toys. As it turns out, the next vehicle released will be a bike after all–but instead of a motorbike, it’s the old-fashioned kind: from One Piece Film Z, it’s the Grandline Vehicle Aokiji on Bicycle figure!

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