Bandai has sent out the following official press release on their new Thundercats line:
Bandai America Incorporated has launched the iconic ThunderCats toy line back into action. Inspired by the upcoming new animated television series, the Bandai America toys fuse sci-fi and sorcery to reignite the thrill of the classic 1980s series, with a new look that will have kids and fans shouting “ThunderCats, Ho!” The reimagined ThunderCats series from Warner Bros. Animation marks a creative collaboration with Studio4°C – one of the most vibrant animation studios in Japan – and is set to air in 2011. The never-before-seen toy line is making its debut at Toy Fair 2011:
4″ Figure ($7.99 SRP): Crafted with great detail and quality, collectors and kids can play with or display their favorite ThunderCats heroes and villains in their own environment and recreate scenes from the animated television series. Each 4″ figure comes with a weapon and/or accessory that is unique to each character and includes an exclusive embedded magnet activation system that allows the figure to interact with, and activate unique features in, multiple ThunderCats products, including the Deluxe ThunderTank.
Deluxe ThunderTank with 4″ Figure ($29.99 SRP): Storm into battle with the Deluxe ThunderTank and 4″ Snarf Figure. Kids’ favorite ThunderCats figure can ride inside and unlock special ThunderTank features, including “ThunderCats, Ho!” sound effects, with the embedded magnet technology. For serious action, launch ThunderBikes from the ThunderTank with the push of a button.
Deluxe Sword of Omens ($19.99 SRP): Wield the power of Lion-O and become a ThunderCat with the mystic Sword of Omens! With an extendable blade, lights and sounds, kids can let their imaginations roar with Lion-O, on his destined path to become king.
8″ Collector Figure (Classic) ($16.99 SRP – Fall 2011)
Based on the classic 1980s animated “ThunderCats” series! Each of these 8″ figures includes 18 points of articulation and comes with each character’s iconic weapons.