Posted by B. on October 11, 2019 at 09:13 AM CST



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Ahead of the highly anticipated release later this year of the finale of the Star Wars feature film franchise, Bandai Spirits Hobby expands its acclaimed line of Star Wars Plastic Model Kits that features a wide array of notable vehicles and iconic characters from each of the Star Wars movies. Bandai Hobby is renowned for its high-quality model kits that blend complex detail and innovative construction that fans of all skill levels will enjoy. These officially licensed U.S. releases include English instructions and have product support provided by Bluefin. 

The latest Bandai Spirits Hobby kits include 3 vehicles and 3 figures from the upcoming film. New Character Model Kits include a 1/12 Scale diorama of BB-8 and D-0, the newest droid in the Star Wars universe, a 1/12 Scale First Order Stormtrooper, and a 1/12 Scale release of Kylo Ren. 

New Vehicle Model Kits include a 1/72 Scale X-Wing featuring an R5 Atromech Droid, a 1/72 Scale kit of Poe’s X-Wing, featuring R2-D2, and a 1/144 Scale kit for the Millennium Falcon as depicted in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The new kits are set for retail release in 2019 and will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from select leading online outlets. Bluefin is the official North American master distributor for Bandai Spirits Hobby. 

Bandai Hobby is internationally renowned for its high-quality model kits that blend complex detail and innovative construction that builders of all skill levels will enjoy. The Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Plastic Model kits each feature trademark color injection molding techniques resulting in intricately detailed vehicles consistent to their on-screen counterparts. A nipper or sprue cutter (sold separately) is highly recommended for assembly, but the following kits do not require glue. 

Bandai Spirit Hobby’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker model kits include:



  • Star Wars 1/12 Scale BB-8 and D-0 Diorama Set · MSRP: $30.00 · Available November 2019

    Kit features both droids with a display base and backdrop. 


  • Star Wars 1/12 Scale First Order Stormtrooper · MSRP: $30.00 · Available November 2019

    Includes display base and F-11D Blaster Rifle, Z6 Riot Control Baton, and a Riot Shield. 


  • Star Wars 1/12 Scale Kylo Ren · MSRP: $38.00 · Available November 2019

    Includes 2 light sabers (one with in-motion effects), a hilt, cape and hood accessories. 


  • Star Wars 1/72 Scale X-Wing with R5 Droid · MSRP: $33.00 · Available December 2019

    Includes display base, seated pilot, retractable landing gear, laser effects part and a docked R5 droid accessory. 


  • Star Wars 1/72 Scale Poe’s X-Wing with R2D2 Droid · MSRP: $33.00 · Available December 2019

    Includes display base, seated pilot, retractable landing gear, laser effects part and a docked R2-D2 droid accessory.


  • Star Wars 1/144 Scale Millennium Falcon · MSRP: $60.00 · Available October 2019

    Includes display base, seated pilots (Poe & Finn), moveable hatches and retractable landing gear.

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