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In Pokémon Red and Blue, Brock was the leader of the Pewter Gym, appearing in-game sans shirt. Hence, this new, macho figure.

Did you know Brock was this buff?

Or could stand on rocks barefoot.

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Here’s a front and a back view.

In case you’ve forgotten how Brock originally appeared in Pokémon, check out this handy comparison.

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This calls for a remake.

According to Bandai, it’ll cost you 3,456 yen (US$28) and is available in Japan for pre-order until the end of August.

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