Posted by D_Martin on November 22, 2017 at 11:50 PM CST
"It is useless to resist." – Darth Vader

In Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader attempted to convert Luke Skywalker to the dark side by luring the young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin. In the midst of a fierce lightsaber duel with the Sith Lord, Luke faces the startling revelation that the evil Vader is in fact his father, Anakin Skywalker…

Now Hot Toys is very excited to explore this iconic and memorable scene from the cinematic masterpiece and officially introduce the 1/6th scale Darth Vader collectible figure from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back!

The movie-accurate collectible figure features a newly crafted Darth Vader helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Lord Vader’s battle damaged head, all-new body armor and sophisticatedly tailored leather-like body suit, LED light-up chest panel and belt boxes, an LED light-up lightsaber, a variety of interchangeable hands of Darth Vader’s iconic poses, and a Cloud City theme diorama figure base with light-up function!

Search your feelings... you know you want this for your Hot Toys Star Wars collection! Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back 1/6th scale Darth Vader collectible figure will be firstly available at the "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Official Shop by Hot Toys in Japan for pre-order, it is also available in selected markets. Check with your local distributor for details.


Hot Toys - MMS452 - Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back - 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure
~ Movie Masterpiece Series ~


Special features of the 1/6th scale Darth Vader Collectible Figure:

- Authentic and detailed likeness of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
- Newly crafted helmet with detachable outer helmet to reveal the back of Darth Vader’s battle damaged head
- Specialized body with over 30 points of articulations
- Approximately 35 cm tall
- Nine (9) pieces of newly redesigned interchangeable gloved hands including:
- One (1) pair of lightsaber holding hands
- One (1) pair of hands for holding belt boxes
- Four (4) pieces of gesturing hands
- One (1) piece of Force-using right hand

Costume:
- One (1) newly crafted Darth Vader armor and suit
- One (1) black cape
- One (1) chest panel with LED light-up function (red light, battery operated)
- One (1) system function belt with LED light-up function (white light, battery operated)
- One (1) pair of black boots

Weapons:
- One (1) LED-lighted red lightsaber (red light, battery operated)
- One (1) lightsaber hilt
- One (1) red-colored lightsaber blade in motion (attachable to the hilt)

Accessory:
- A specially designed Cloud City theme LED-lighted diorama figure base (yellow light, battery operated)

Artists:
- Head Sculpted by GOX & Viva Lai
- Head Painted by JC. Hong
- Head Art Directed by JC. Hong

Release date: Approximately Q3 – Q4, 2018

**Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
**Product details are subject to change without further notice
**Battery included for collectible figure, button cells are required
**Batteries are not included for the figure base.

© & TM Lucasfilm Ltd.
© 2017 Hot Toys Limited. All Rights Reserved.
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