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Kits: Valken Announced

Posted on : 23-03-2012 | By : | In : Toys/Kits

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As expected, PLUM have finally announced their ASS-117A Valken kit from the classic Super Famicom mecha shooter Assault Suits Valken. Prototypes were previewed a while back and after the success of the various AS-5E3 Leynos kits, this was only a matter of time. Actually set before the events in Leynos, the first Valken game features much grittier mecha designs. These were similarly penned by Kazutaka Miyatake under the auspices of Studio Nue. This particular kit is also of the unit used by the main character, Jake. On sale this July at a very reasonable 6,900 yen, you can pre-order it here.

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Comments (4)

Have to admit, did not see this coming. It’s definitely a happy surprise, though.

I kind of want this but…unless there are some serious gimmicks in place this price kind of sucks for something 16cm tall. If it were resin, sure.

This game was highly influential in shaping my Mecha Damashii. Glad to see a replica of it. Though admittedly it’s slightly different from the painting on SFC poster.

Considering the price, it is way overpriced. Nice kit, but not worth it by half.

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