In celebration of the upcoming Star Wars Day on May 4, 2013, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) announced today that it has expanded its worldwide agreement with Lucasfilm to include the Revenge of the Sith 501st Legion Clone Trooper and Shock Trooper to its 31” Giant Figure lineup. Expected to hit store shelves worldwide in Fall 2013, the troopers join the already announced 31” Giant Darth Vader figure, which will be available worldwide at major retailers this summer.
“The legendary clone troopers are as iconic in the Star Wars universe of characters as Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, and we are excited to add them to our 31” Giant Figure line," said Tara Hefter, Vice President, Licensing, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. “Our stellar lineup of 31” Giant Star Wars action figures will allow a new generation of fans to live out the epic adventures and battles between the Light and Dark Sides of the Force.”
“The Force is strong within JAKKS,” said Anita Castellar, Global Licensing Manager, Lucasfilm. “Their 31” Giant Figures represent a galactic-sized addition to our figure business, with exciting, larger than life figures that deliver a new Star Wars play experience for our fans around the world.”
With seven points of articulation, highly detailed features and iconic blaster, the 31” Giant Clone Trooper and 31” Giant Shock Trooper are the largest articulated collectible figures of their kind and will retail for U.S. $29.99.