Toy and collectible distributor Bluefin will be making a special appearance at this weekend’s Wondercon 2022.
Those attending Wondercon will have the unique opportunity to see exclusive collectibles from Bluefin. The North American toy and collectible distributor will be showcasing products based on their license brands at Wondercon this weekend.
Guests will be able to view special exhibits, prototype displays, giveaways, workshops, and a Kamen Rider Team cosplay meet-up.
All In For Bluefin At Wondercon 2022
Bluefin is a North American toy, collectible, novelty, and hobby distributor. The North American distributor distributor. They are known to have a variety of high-quality products that are officially licensed. The company is also the official North American distributor for many well-known brands.
Those brands feature Bandai Collectors (Tamashii Nations), Studio Ghibli, SEN-TI-NEL, Flame Toys, Bandai Shokugan, Bandai Hobby, Mr. Hobby and CSI Creos, Flame Toys, and Storm Collectibles. Fans who attend Wondercon will be able to see products from these brands this weekend.
Bluefin Comes To Wondercon 2022
This year Bluefin will have the largest exhibit at the event. The exhibit will feature a mass display of exclusive collectibles from Tamashii Nations, Bandai Hobby, Shokugan, MegaHouse, Blitzway, Storm Collectibles, Nanoblock, and Studio Ghibli.
Guests will be able to see licensed products from popular anime and video game franchises. These featured franchises are Dragon Ball, Gundam, Naruto, Voltron, Machine Robo, including products based on Studio Ghibli. Then for video games, these featured products include Pokémon, Kirby, Mortal Kombat, Tekken 7, Guilty Gear, King Of Fighters, and Pacman.
Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to participate in workshops hosted by Bluefin. The workshops will allow guests to learn how to build a Poké Ball brick set, a Gundam G Frame kit, and a 3D papercraft based on Demon Slayer. Additionally, Bluefin will host a Kamen Rider cosplay team meet-up. Kamen Rider fans who participate in the meet-up have a chance to win prizes and giveaways.
Since I am attending Wondercon this weekend, I will definitely stop by the Bluefin booth. As a massive fan of Studio Ghibli, Dragon Ball, Pokémon and Tekken, I can’t wait to see the featured products they will be displaying. During their building workshops, I might even try crafting my own Poké Ball brick set.
Bluefin Wondercon 2022 Official Press Release
Fans Will Experience Bluefin’s Wide-Ranging Product Portfolio Thru a Multi-Brand Exposition Combining Special Exhibits, Prototype Displays, Exclusive Collectibles, Giveaways and Workshops along with a Team Kamen Rider Meet-Up
BANDAI NAMCO Collectibles (“Bluefin”) is headed to the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend for Southern California’s annual WonderCon, which is back as an in-person event for the first time since 2019. To celebrate WonderCon’s return to Anaheim, also home to the company’s headquarters, Bluefin will stage its largest-ever exhibit at the event, which will consist of multiple booths encompassing thousands of square feet and featuring its Tamashii Nations, Bandai Hobby, Shokugan, MegaHouse, Blitzway, Storm Collectibles, Nanoblock and Studio Ghibli brands.
WonderCon guests will have access to limited availability event exclusives along with special exhibits, future product displays, giveaways and workshops plus a variety of photo opportunities including large-scale display statues from popular properties like Dragon Ball, Gundam, and Naruto Shippuden. In addition, Bluefin is also hosting a Team Kamen Rider Meet-Up (no badge required) during WonderCon on Saturday, April 2 outside of the convention center. Attendees are welcome to visit Bluefin’s booths (1101, 1001) daily during regular show hours all weekend long April 1-3 at WonderCon 2022.
Exposition details by brand including promotional offers are detailed:
TAMASHII NATIONS (Booth 1101)
- Large-Scale Statues & Display Collection – Featuring characters from popular anime franchises including Dragon Ball, Naruto Shippuden and Gundam.
- “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” S.H.Figuarts Display – Showcasing all four action figures (Goku, Vegeta, Gohan and Piccolo) from the new S.H.Figuarts series based on Toei Animation’s upcoming new movie “Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero.”
- Gundam Universe Wave6 and Wave7 Display – Showcasing all six new Mobile Suit Gundam Series action figures revealed in Gundam Universe’s Wave6 (GN-001 Gundam Exia, ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam and XXXG-01H Gundam Heavyarms) and Wave7 (MSN-04 Sazabi, GF13-001 NHII Master Gundam, and XXXG-01S Shenlong Gundam) announcements.
- “Naruto Shippuden” S.H.Figuarts Display – Showcasing all three action figures (Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno) from the new S.H.Figuarts series based on Shonen Jump’s “Naruto Shippuden.”
MEGAHOUSE (Booth 1101)
- Special Prototype Display of figures from:
- Machine Robo
STORM COLLECTIBLES (Booth 1101)
- World-First Product Displays of new figures from:
- Mortal Kombat
- Tekken 7
- Guilty Gear – Strive
- King of Fighters 98′
- Promotional Offer: Buy any 2 figures and receive a free Kait Diaz figure and Storm Collectibles pin while supplies last.
BLITZWAY (Booth 1101)
- First-Ever Product Display in North America of:
- Voltron 5Pro Studio CARBOTIX Series.
NANOBLOCK (Booth 1001)
- Wide array of bricks sets will be available for purchase including from fan-favorites series like Pokémon, Dragon Ball and Kirby.
- Limited quantities of SDCC PAC-MAN exclusives will also be available for sale.
- Bonus: All SDCC PAC-MAN purchases include a free Nanoblock tweezer set as a gift while supplies last
- Promotional Offer: Every purchase of $15 or more receives a free Nanoblock mini pad (while supplies last) to help get your build started.
STUDIO GHIBLI (Booth 1001)
- Special selection of Studio Ghibli merchandise will be available for purchase.
- Promotional Offer: Every purchase of $30 or more receives a free Studio Ghibli canvas bag while supplies last.
- Giant Totoro Bus Stop Display – Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to take a photo with this iconic scene from “My Neighbor Totoro” that previously could only be experienced at the Studio Ghibli stores in Japan. Use #GhibliBooth when sharing your photos!
BUILD & TAKE WORKSHOPS (Booth 1001)
A variety of complimentary Build & Take Workshops will be held daily throughout WonderCon. Attendees are invited to sit down and enjoy a personal building experience. What you build is yours to keep! The number of workshop sessions offered is limited as are seating and sample kits at each session. A workshop schedule including dates and times will be available at the booth.
- Brick Builder Workshop – Build your own Poké Ball brick set.
- Shokugan Workshop – Build your own Gundam G Frame kit.
- Ensky Paper Theater Workshop – Bring characters from “Demon Slayer” to life with 3D paper craft.
TEAM KAMEN RIDER MEET-UP
Join fellow fans of Kamen Rider for this WonderCon Team Kamen Rider Meet-Up which will include giveaways and chances to win prizes.
- Time: 6:00 pm Pacific
- Location: Outside the Anaheim Convention Center next to the South Fountain
- Free and open to the public. No badge required.
Will you be attending Wondercon this weekend? If yes, will you stop by and check out the exhibits at Bluefin’s booth? If attending, will you also participate in the Kamen Rider cosplay team-up? Let us know what you think in the comments below, or let us know on Twitter.