Banpresto One Piece SCultures Sabo Figure Review Photos

One Piece SCultures Sabo Figure Review

While all the other One Piece collectibles licensees have been dropping the ball for the past year-plus, Banpresto has continued to fight the good fight with new characters and unique poses.

But there are some cash-cow characters that Banpresto can’t avoid doing, and Luffy’s other brother is one of them. The Banpresto Sabo SCultures figure is available for about $20 shipped online–and at that price, it’s another steal…

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One Piece Figuarts Zero Luffy Ace Sabo Brothers Figures!

Close-Up of Bandai One Piece FAZ Child Monkey D. Luffy Figure

I was really afraid that as soon as the 5th Anniversary One Piece Figuarts Zero figure line came to an end, Bandai Tamashii would put the line on ice. And I was right–for a time. While we haven’t had a new One Piece FAZ solicited in three months now, the hiatus is finally over!

And the new figure isn’t “just another” Luffy, Ace or Sabo figure–it’s all three at once! The One Piece Figuarts Zero Luffy Ace Sabo Brothers’ Promise figure is now up for order!

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One Piece Figuarts Zero 5th Anniversary Sabo Figure Pre-Order!

One Piece Figuarts Zero Sabo 5th Anniversary Figure Close-Up

It seems that our patience has been rewarded (sort of)! In honor of the 5th Anniversary of the One Piece Figuarts Zero statue line, Bandai Japan is seemingly committed to bringing us one all-new One Piece FAZ figure each month for a year! The first three figures were Luffy, Chopper and Portgas D. Ace, all of which character that have had at least five Figuarts figures each over the years. But for the fourth figure in the lineup, it’s a much-demanded battle version of a character who’s previously only had one release–the One Piece Figuarts Zero 5th Anniversary Sabo figure is now up for order!

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One Piece Master Stars Piece Sabo Special Version Pre-Order!

One Piece Sabo Master Stars Piece Special Version Figure

Out of the way, Trafalgar Law! Though your moment in the sun in the One Piece anime isn’t over yet, the merchandising world is moving on in 2015 to the next big thing: Luffy’s long-lost brother, Sabo!

Earlier this year Banpresto released the One Piece Master Stars Piece Sabo figure, and they’ve got more Sabo goodness lined up for later this year: the One Piece Sabo Master Stars Piece Special Version figure is now up for order!

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One Piece DXF Brotherhood II Sabo Ace Luffy Up for Order!

One Piece Sabo Brotherhood II Banpresto Statue Figure

Sales and popularity of One Piece toys and collectibles are on a definite downswing in 2015, and every merchandiser out there is looking to reignite their brand with intended blockbuster releases. MegaHouse is pumping out highly Limited Portrait of Pirates figures, while Bandai has begun releasing new versions of the Figuarts Zero Straw Hat Pirates. Meanwhile, Banpresto’s approach is revisiting one of their most popular items of all-time, with the all-new One Piece DXF Brotherhood II Sabo, Ace and Luffy figures now up for order!

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One Piece Figuarts Zero Koala Figure Photos & Pre-Order!

Koala One Piece Figuarts Zero Figure Statue Close-Up Bandai

Bandai Japan has been making a habit over the past few years of beating MegaHouse to the punch time after time with new One Piece figures. From Bartolomeo to Sabo to Fujitora to Punk Hazard Law, Bandai has gotten One Piece Figuarts Zero figures out before the One Piece POP versions over and over.

And in 2015, that trend will be continuing: the limited exclusive One Piece Figuarts Zero Koala figure is now up for order!

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MegaHobby Expo Autumn 2014: One Piece POP Koala Revealed!

MegaHouse Koala One Piece Portraiy of Pirates Figure Close-Up

MegaHouse debuted eight all-new, never-before-seen 2015 One Piece Portrait of Pirates figures over the weekend at the Fall 2014 MegaHobby Expo. Unfortunately, seven of those figures are just new versions of characters that we’ve seen released as One Piece POP figures before (some of which many times).

But there is one light amongst the darkness–and she’s a real hottie! The One Piece Koala POP figure has now been revealed!

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One Piece POP Sabo Figure Revealed & Photos! (MegaHobby EXPO 2014)

MegaHobby Expo 2014 Fall Sabo Figure Revealed

Thanksgiving is always my absolute least favorite holiday–especially now that Black Friday deals start on Thanksgiving Day and I need to find excuses to escape the family–but this Thanksgiving was different! This Thanksgiving happened to coincide with the biggest MegaHouse figure showcase of the year–MegaHobby Expo Autumn 2014!

And at the show, the long-awaited One Piece P.O.P Sabo Portrait of Pirates figure–almost certainly the single most-anticipated One Piece figure of 2015–was finally revealed!

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One Piece Figuarts Zero Childhood Straw Hats Figures! Tamashii Nation

Tamashii Nation 2014 One Piece Figuarts Zero Childhood Figures Luffy Brook Franky Nami Robin Sanji Zoro

Bandai literally brought a boatload of surprise One Piece Figuarts Zero prototypes to display at Tamashii Nation 2014 over the weekend, and if there was one theme that surprised me more than any other that they brought, it was the huge multitude of One Piece children figures! While MegaHouse and Banpresto have released plenty of One Piece kid figures, Bandai Japan has never released a single one in the One Piece Figuarts Zero line. But that could all change in 2015, as Bandai Japan showed off a dozen One Piece Figuarts Zero Childhood figures at Tamashii Nation 2014!

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One Piece Figuarts Zero Sabo Figure Up for Order!

One Piece Figuarts Zero Sabo Figure

Ever since Luffy’s only living brother, Sabo, reappeared in the One Piece manga, fans have known it was only a matter of time until the Sabo merch started rolling in. And that time… is now!

We had to wait a few weeks for Bandai Japan to allow pre-orders, but the hottest Figuarts Zero since Trafalgar Law is finally on his way: the One Piece Figuarts Zero Sabo figure is now up for order!

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