“Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” can be said to be the favorite classic work of countless Star Wars fans. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Empire Strikes Back, Hot Toys specially presents 2 amazing 1/6 scale action figures: Boba Fett and Lando Calrissian. These 2 action figures are really full of details and also full of sincerity. Let me first introduce this action figure that is known as one of the deadliest bounty hunters in the galaxy: Boba Fett. And the Lando Calrissian action figure will be introduced in the next topic.
This Boba Fett Action Figure‘s size design is also 1/6 scale commonly used by Hot Toys, and the overall height is approx. 30cm. And there are as many as 30 points of articulation, which allows you to display this action figure into many poses.
The styling design of this Boba Fett action figure faithfully recreates the character settings in the movie.
Especially the costumes are very particular and strive to be consistent with the costumes in the movie.
A one-piece gray space suit, whether it is material texture and cloth pattern, is all based on the original movie costume style, which makes it more realistic.
The upper sleeves and leg parts of the spacesuit have also been treated with stains. It reflects that Boba Fett, as a bounty hunter, constantly fought in various bad environments.
Boba Fett’s Mandalorian helmet and armor are all dark green as the main tone. There are various dents and abrasion scratches on the surface with special distress effect treatment.
It gives the audience a visual impact and shows the unique temperament of this bounty hunter.
In addition, some small costume accessories are also particularly eye-catching, such as the unique articulated rangefinder on the helmet, the leather-like brown belt with pouches, the green gauntlets with rocket ejector and rope launcher, and the beige and brown braids on the right shoulder, all make Boba Fett’s character image much fuller.
Boba Fett’s legs have a pair of yellow knee guards, and the knee guards are also concealed with rocket dart launchers. The brown boots also have metal sharp points, which increase the lethality of the boots to a certain extent.
In addition, the pockets of the trouser are filled with weapon accessories, including a survival knife, a sonic beam weapon, an anti-security blade, and a jetpack adjustment tool.
At the same time, this Boba Fett action figure is also equipped with a yellow cape and a green jetpack on his back. According to Hot Toys’ introduction, the jetpack has a built-in magnet that can be easily attached to the back of this action figure.
Besides, the blaster rifle held by the Boba Fett action figure in the picture above is a classic weapon in the movie, which greatly improves the overall playability of the action figure.
This action figure’s weapon also has a blaster sidearm with a leather-like holster.
In terms of other accessories, in addition to 7 different blue-colored interchangeable gloved hands, there is also a specially designed figure stand with Boba Fett’s nameplate and Star Wars logo.
So at this point, do you think the introduction is over?
No, there are more exciting contents below.
Hot Toys also provides an alternative version of Boba Fett’s another character style.
You can see that the stuff are circled by the yellow line in the picture above, are another character style’s accessories of Boba Fett.
Hot Toys calls it “Alternative Version Boba Fett Armor“.
Hot Toys made special reference to the styling design during the 1979 “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back” movie promotion events, and recreates the appearance and equipment accessories of the original Boba Fett.
Gives the audience a different visual experience and relives the grand occasion of the movie promotion at that time.
Looks from the front, the biggest change in this Alternative Version is the helmet with unique markings, the weapon in the hand is replaced with a blaster pistol with stock, and the cape is replaced with a green-colored cape.
The stock part of this blaster pistol also has a strap, which can be hung on the shoulder when not in use.
The original uniform green gauntlets on the arms are also replaced with a red rocket ejector and yellow-colored rope launcher.
This action figure can be displayed as a pose of operating the rope launcher on the left arm and preparing to launch the rope.
In addition, there are two more pouches included, one is light brown and the other is red. They all can be attached to the belt.
This new jetpack is indeed a highlight, its colors are more vivid and bright, including blue, yellow, white, and red. The surface also has obvious fading and stain effects, which very attract the audience’s attention.
In addition, a built-in magnet allows the jetpack also can be attached to the back.
Looks from this direction, the cape has an obvious weathering effect, and there is also a pair of spats on the ankles. The details are very delicate and thoughtful.
With these accessories, you can display this Boba Fett action figure in many funny poses.
One action figure can show two different character styles of Boba Fett, making the collection and enjoyment value of this Boba Fett action figure more vivid. At the same time, the retro-style packaging box is also printed with the 40th-anniversary logo of “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back“, which has a high collection value.
If you have always wanted to collect a Boba Fett action figure from Hot Toys but haven’t bought it yet, this work is worth considering!
ADDITIONAL DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
Where to buy: Solaris Japan Boba Fett action figure
Height: 11.81″ (299.97 mm)
Jan 2021 – Mar 2021