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Tamashii Features 2020, SH Figuarts displays for Marvel, Star Wars and DC

Tamashii Nations held their Summer Features Event as a Virtual tour, with a number of reveals on display - although the overall output was quite lacklustre. The virtual tour was a great idea and worked well until you hit the reveals which were all hidden and accessible to visitors in Japan only who had Tamashii club membership.

There was a fantastic diorama display for the new Iron-Man figures including the cave workshop for Tony (images from AmiAmi)

For Marvel we have a number of tweaked figures. There is a new Doctor Strange with wired cape and some adjusted accessories from Infinity War, The Battle of Titan.

We are then getting a new Thanos and Thor from Endgame - the final battle versions. Thanos is shown with damaged armour while Thor is full on lightning mode with multiple FX pieces and both Mjolnir and Stormbreaker.

Scarlet Witch gets a re-release, now with painted red eyes. And the Mk7 Avengers Iron-Man suit is repainted and re-released at some point. And of course there is the Mk85 Iron-Man from Endgame with unmasked Tony Stark head, battle damage decor and Nano Gauntlet. It also includes a diorama base to recreate Tony's final scenes. Iron-Man Mk7, Mk85 and Scarlet Witch are official solicitations with a November 2020 release date.

There is also an image circulating of a new head sculpt for Falcon with smiling head. I am not sure on where this originates. He is holding Cap's shield, and this may be a very early look at a figure from the upcoming Disney+ show. I am afraid I can't translate the wording on the image.

Star Wars had a small display focusing on The Mandalorian. There was nothing new here, just another look at the two Mandalorian figures and IG-11. The Remnant Stormtrooper and Speeder Bike & Scout were also included - but were not marked up for release yet, saying "display only".

Next to Star Wars was a solitary DC figure in the shape of the already confirmed Wonder Woman 1984 figure.

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