I have always had more than a passing interest in the various Warhammer properties from Games Workshop, in particularly collecting a reasonably large Space Marine army in my youth.
The announcement of a team up between Games Workshop and Bandai is therefore ticking a lot of boxes for me, especially as the partnership will be bringing us 7 inch figures from the Warhammer 40k universe, starting with an awesome looking Space Marine.
The figure has been displayed in sample unpainted form with more details and confirmation of a release date due soon.
"Announcing a brand new collaboration between Bandai and Games Workshop.
Bandai, one of the most respected and widely known Japanese manufacturers of action figures,
will be developing 2 types of figures for worldwide distribution in cooperation with Games
"WARHAMMER 40,000 Space Marine Action figure is the first ever Warhammer action figure. It
is a 7-inch painted action figure with several points of articulation, exchangeable weapons and
parts. The first series in this product line will be based on Space Marines. "
"This exciting new partnership between Bandai and Games Workshop promises to deliver an incredible new range of high quality action figures for Warhammer fans across the world. Release dates for both products will be announced soon. "