By way of the 1000Toys Facebook Page comes word that the all new 1000Toys Website is now online! If you’re unfamiliar with 1000Toys, here’s the scoop – Tokyo-based 1000Toys was started with a simple core mission: “to launch original toys by Japanese creators.” The mission has expanded to work with creators from all over the world plus developing unique takes on licensed properties with an unwavering focus on quality and originality.
Over the course of the last 2 years, 1000Toys has teamed up with retailer BAIT to bring us exclusive G.I.Joe offerings. Two of those offerings are now available in the 1000Toys shop – 1/6 TOA Heavy Industries “STORM SHADOW” & 1/6 TOA Heavy Industries “DUKE”.
On behalf of all of us here on Cobra Island, we’d like to congratulate 1000Toys on the new launch and wish them the best on the road head!
We’ve mirrored galleries and descriptions of both Duke and Storm Shadow that you can check out by reading more below. What’s your take on the TOA Heavy Industries G.I.Joe series from 1000Toys? Share your thoughts with us on the Cobra Island Forums!
The third release in the Bait x G.I.JOE x 1000toys series is DUKE! The jacket DUKE wears is a 1/6 scale replica of the actual BAIT x Alpha Industries x G.I.Joe inspired reversible MA-1 flight jacket. This figure was first sold by BAIT during SDCC 2017.
Debuted at NYCC 2016 in October 2016. Our second collaboration project with BAIT is none other than Storm Shadow, the arch enemy of Snake Eyes, in the same G.I.JOE × TOA Heavy Industries style! “I remember you…” In his white ninja garb which symbolizes ‘death’, Storm Shadow ambushes Snake Eyes who was in the midst of a rescue mission. His left eye glistens from under the mask, and slowly draws the bow towards his old arch enemy. The duel of fate between white and black, is once again repeated after a distant time…