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The Castle In The Sky Figure You've Always Wanted

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The robot from Studio Ghibli’s iconic 1986 film The Castle In The Sky now has a fully poseable figure. Thank goodness for that!

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According to Famitsu, Bandai is releasing a “Full Action Ver.” Robot Solider this October, with pre-orders kicking off this week. 

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Priced at 7,560 yen (US$68), this isn’t the first Castle in the Sky robot merch, but it has the most points of articulation to date—57 in total. 

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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