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NECA TMNT Figures Coming To International Stores Near You

Ninja Turtles fans around the world are about to be in for a big treat, thanks to one of our favorite toymakers, NECA!

Over on their Facebook page, NECA posted the following image, which seems to offer a big hint of something for a group of very patient fans:

The image is a turtleshell covered in stickers from various countries, meaning the TMNT figures may finally get a long awaited international release.

The countries listed include Poland, the UK, Japan, Italy, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, and Ireland.

Back during Toy Fair, we spoke with one of their reps about this as a fan in Australia asked about it. At that time, it was something they said they were working on, and it seems that NECA came through in a big way.

According to Toy Ark, so far it seems it’s the cartoon versions of the Turtles, specifically the two-packs, but perhaps the movie turtles will soon join them. We will update this post once we have more info about additional lines headed across the globe.

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“Batman VS TMNT” Gets A Trailer

Awhile back, we learned of a cartooncrossover between The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and (who knew) Batman. Today, we have our first look at the movie, and all we can say is WOW.

Entertainment Weekly got the scoop on this one, giving us a video that gives us goosebumps every time we watch it.

And here is a bootleg trailer from Youtube that is easier to watch (until the official one is uploaded to that site):

Not only are we getting the ninja turtles and batman together, but we are also getting Batgirl and Damian, plus their rogues gallery of – to name a few – Ras Al Ghul, Harley Quinn, Bane, Me Freeze, Penguin, and The Joker. On top of that, OH HAI SHREDDER!

By the way, the cast for this movie is just as INSANE as this crossover!

Emmy winner Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace) leads the voice cast behind the Turtles as Raphael, accompanied by Saturday Night Live‘s Kyle Mooney as Michelangelo, Grace & Frankie‘s Baron Vaughn as Donatello, and The Woody Woodpecker Show‘s Eric Bauza as Leonardo.

John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) voices Mr. Freeze, Tara Strong (Teen Titans Go!) voices both Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) voices Penguin, Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911!) voices Bane, Cas Anvar (The Expanse) voices Ra’s al Ghul, Keith Ferguson (Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends) voices Baxter Stockman and Two-Face, Andrew Kishino (The Lion Guard) voices Shredder, and Meskimen voices another character with Scarecrow.

“Batman VS Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be released through Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack this spring.

The film will have its world premiere at WonderCon Anaheim 2019 on March 31, 2019.

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NECA at Toy Fair 2019 – Aliens, It, TMNT, Godzilla & more

Check out all the new toys we saw at NECA’s booth during NY Toy Fair 2019. Featured here are toys from Karate Kid, Golden Girls, It, Alien: Resurrection, Halloween, Alien VS Predator, Friday the 13th, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla (classic and new movie), and more.

We also did two live streams with them of everything in the booth (including some things not shown here) – one on Saturday during the show, and another the following day with a booth rep (video quality is rough in that one, but audio is very good and informative).

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NECA guided Tour – LIVE at TOY FAIR 2019

We are back at the NECA booth with a guided tour, let’s check out the new Aliens vs Predator, horror toys, TMNT, Godzilla, terminator and more

Sorry for the video quality, the Javits Center wifi was very spotty today and I was using my data plan for the other vids, which ran out this morning.

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toys from Playmates – Toy Fair 2019

Check out the newest wave of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures coming out in 2019, along with new deluxe figures, talking figures, and vehicles. Shown during NY Toy Fair 2019.

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NECA booth At NY TOY FAIR 2019 – LIVE

We are live from the NECA booth at toy fair 2019 for a quick walk through. Stay tuned later this weekend for a full tour with the main man of NECA, Randy Falk.

Sorry for the video quality, still learning how to live stream here, and we were competing with many other people in a very large building.

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NECA Reveals Packaging For TMNT Target Two-Packs – Toy Fair 2019

Toy Fair is just ONE day away, but that hasn’t stopped companies from doing big reveals less than 24 hours away from the event. Case in point, NECA just revealed the look of their Target exclusive two-packs, featuring the cartoon versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

These figures were previously all released in an epic eight-pack from SDCC 2017 (which we reviewed, and you can check out at this link here). This is the first time they are being released outside of that, so if you missed out on these the first time, don’t sleep on them again.

All images via The Fwoosh, who have many more great photos of the figures loose as well as the backs and sides of the boxes:

The four two packs each include one of the four Ninja Turtles, one villain figure, and a bunch of accessories. They will be available only in US Target stores, with a MSRP of $50.00 each.

The only difference between the SDCC 2017 release of these figures and the re-release here (outside of packaging and cost), is that these sets will not include the larger piece of pizza or pizza box from the original set.

Other than that, the figures themselves are completely identical to the product from 2017.

The TMNT two-packs are expected to arrive in stores late February/ early March. In other words, way sooner than expected!

Hopefully, Target handles distribution of these figures better than Gamestop has done with their TMNT 1990 movie figures. I am hoping the slightly higher price point scares off scalpers from going too hard. My main concern about finding these is just whether or not stores will know to have enough stock, especially since this is a two-pack, meaning it will take up more shelf space. That could be it’s undoing, so Turtle fans/ toy collectors will need to make a real show of force to Target and let them know we want more stuff like this in their aisles.

Randy Falk from NECA spoke with The Fwoosh, and added that if these did well, there was a strong chance the line could expand to feature more characters. I think it’s about time we get a NECA April O’ Neil! What do you think?

There have been a lot of reveals leading up to NY Toy Fair. Some of the highlights so far have included Hasbro teasing us with a first glimpse of their new Overwatch figuresDiamond Select purchasing Gentle GiantMcFarlane Toys picking up the DC Comics License, Hasbro’s “Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures” figures,  Mezco’s new One:12 Captain Marvel figureMego announced new 14″ Star Trek figures, and a new line based on characters from Stan Lee’s vault, and Neca debuted a great looking Shredder and Karate Kid set.

Stay tuned this weekend as our exclusive NY Toy Fair 2019 coverage begins on Saturday! 

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TMNT and Batman Team Up For New Animated Movie Crossover

Cowabunga! Looks like The Caped Crusader and four heroes in half-shells will be joining forces for a brand new animated movie coming out this Spring.

Syfy broke the news earlier today, and gave us this description of the plot for this epic meet-up between Batman and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles:

Based on the Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics miniseries by James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II, the film will see the turtles meeting Batman via a transdimensional encounter, and feature our heroes teaming up to face Batman’s deadly rogues gallery. 

This is the first time these worlds have collided in animation, but the two have met before in that aforementioned crossover comic between IDW and DC Comics from 2015.

The film’s voice cast features Troy Baker (The Last of UsBatman: Arkham Origins) as both Batman and The Joker (making him the first actor to ever take on both roles in one project), Darren Criss (the Emmy winning star of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) as Raphael, Kyle Mooney (Saturday Night Live) as Michelangelo, Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie) as Donatello, Eric Bauza (The Woody Woodpecker Show) as Leonardo, Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Batgirl, Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants) as The Penguin, John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) as Mr. Freeze, Tara Strong (The Powerpuff Girls) as both Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911!) as Bane, and Cas Anvar (The Expanse) as Ra’s al Ghul. 

Knowing the cast does give us a bit more info about plot details, especially since we have five villains for the heroic group to deal with. How they all tie together remains to be seen.

Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will arrive on 4K, Blu-ray, and Digital late this spring.

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NECA Debuts New Shredder Action Figure Ahead of NY Toy Fair 2019

With NY Toy Fair looming on the horizon, some companies have already begun making big reveals. Mezco has been doing it for the past few weeks, teasing a new Jack Torrance Living Dead Doll and a new One:12 Captain Marvel figure based on Brie Larson’s look in the new movie.

NECA has now joined the reveals, debuting on their Facebook a long-anticipated and equally long teased 18-inch Shredder action figure! Based on his look in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie from 1990, this figure was definitely worth the wait!

Check out the photo gallery below:

Not only does Shredder come with a variety of weapons and different removable hands, his face mask is also removable, giving us a glimpse of the man under the metal mask. Plus, his cape is removable, and can I just say – that cape always bothered me. It just looked like a trash bag hanging off his shoulders. Definitely looks much better here.

The big question is will The Shredder and the movie-style Foot Clan ninja join their 7″ brethren and be made into smaller action figures too? One can only hope, and seeing as how the TMNT movie figures are hitting mainstream stores like Gamestop, perhaps that’s a positive step forward in making these less exclusive [to conventions] and more accessible to everyone.

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IDW GAMES ANNOUNCES NINJA PIZZA PARTY GAME FEATURING TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

IDW Games and Nickelodeon invite you to a pizza party with the new shell-shocking card game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Pizza Party! Take on the role of pizza chefs in this race to make the most extreme pizzas, using crazy ingredients for your favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters.

The pizza orders are in and you’re the chef of honor! This new card game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Pizza Party, designed by Prospero Hall (Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle, Hullabaloo), has players creating the most extreme pizzas for the Turtles and their friends. These guys are mean, green, pizza-scarfing machines and you’ll have to work fast to get these heroes their pizza.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Pizza Party is delivered in a collector’s tin and includes 60 pizza slices with crazy topping choices such as toasted marshmallows, banana slices, cheese puffs, popcorn, and more! Designed for 2-6 players and for fans of all ages, get ready for action in the kitchen and make a pizza for your favorite Turtle!

Jerry Bennington, IDW Publishing’s VP of New Product Development says, “The Turtles are an iconic franchise that appeals to generations of fans, and their love of pizza remains constant through the different iterations. This new game takes pizza-loving to a whole new level and we are looking forward to seeing what kind of pizzas the chefs cook up!”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Pizza Party will be delivered to your friendly local game store in March 2019 for $19.99.

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