LEGO Ninjago Movie: 13 tie-in playsets and vehicles plus a brand new minifigure series are now available
LEGO has just dropped a plethora of brand new sets to support their upcoming film The LEGO Ninjago movie, and while I’m no Ninjago fan I have to admit that I’m in love with the general aquatic and east Asian themes present in these new releases.
Of note for a lot of people will be the introduction of a brand new collectible minifigure series featuring 20 limited-edition minifigures. While some of the figures are a tad basic this series sports an impressive array of interesting accessories and headwear. Most notable (in my opinion) are the Shark Army soldiers with their aquatic helms and the pastel prismatic N-POP Girl.
There’s pretty much something for everyone in this wave of sets, you’ve got mechs including one inspired by a Chinese dragon in a beautiful shade of green, there’ the terrific aquatic themed vehicles for the Shark Army (my personal favourites) and to top it all of there’s also the highly detailed Destiny’s Bounty set, an impressive Asian inspired wooden boat.
The Ninjago City Chase set also offers unprecedented value for money with 5 minifigures, a small vehicle and accessories for just £14.99, this would make for a perfect pocket money treat for the kids or yourself.
You can find details for the 13 new sets and the collectible minifigure series below:
LEGO Ninjago Movie Minifigure Series (71019) – RRP: £2.99
This awesome series features 20 limited edition minifigures: Kai Kendo, Spinjitzu Training Nya, Lloyd, Jay Walker, Cole, Zane, Lloyd Garmadon, Master Wu, Sushi Chef, N-POP Girl, GPL Tech, Shark Army Octopus, Shark Army Great White, Shark Army General #1, Shark Army Angler, Garmadon, Volcano Garmadon, Flashback Garmadon, Misako and Gong & Guitar Rocker. Each minifigure comes with one or more accessories, plus a display plate and a collector’s leaflet. Who will you discover inside your next ‘mystery’ bag?
Spinjitzu Training (70606) – RRP: £8.99
Learn the art of Spinjitzu with Kai and Zane at the dojo! Take a staff from the wall or katanas from the weapon rack and train like a true ninja. Practice your ninja moves on the Garmadon combat dummy and prepare for your next battle! Includes two minifigures: Kai and Zane.
Ninjago City Chase (70607) – RRP: £14.99
Walk home from school through the NINJAGO® City food market with Lloyd Garmadon and Nya. But watch out—Shark Army Thug is trying to steal money from Ham, the street food stall vendor! Call the police on Nya’s phone and switch into ninja mode to stop Shark Army Thug. Jump off the top of the stall and give chase. Help Officer Toque catch up with the robber in the tuc-tuc and cuff that criminal! Includes five minifigures: Lloyd Garmadon and Nya (each with new-for-August-2017 high school outfit decoration), Officer Toque, Shark Army Thug and Ham.
Master Falls (70608) – RRP: £24.99
Get set for an epic showdown between Master Wu and evil Garmadon on the jungle bridge! Fend off four-armed Garmadon’s sword attacks with Wu’s staff. Attack with Kai’s katanas to support Wu. Trap Garmadon in the cage and then seek out the skeleton with the secret map in the cave! Includes three minifigures: Wu, Kai and Jungle Garmadon.
Manta Ray Bomber (70609) – RRP: £24.99
Emergency! Shark army soldiers are dropping bombs on NINJAGO® City from their flying Manta Ray Bomber. Leap into action with ninja hero Cole to save Shen-Li. Dodge the Manta Ray Bomber’s spring-loaded shooters and fight back with the big hammer. And when the shark guys detach the boat, get set for another thrilling battle on water! Includes four minifigures: Cole, Shen-Li, Great White and Shark Army Gunner.
Flying Jelly Sub (70610) – RRP: £24.99
Danger! The shark army’s Flying Jelly Sub is attacking Takuma’s boat. Rush to save the day with Jay. Use your ninja skills to avoid the sub’s swinging toxic tentacles. Stay clear of the flick missiles and attack with Jay’s awesome spiked flail. Can you defeat the shark soldiers and stop their freaky sub before they cause even more chaos. Includes four minifigures: Jay, Takuma, Jelly and Hammer Head.
Water Strider (70611) – RRP: £39.99
Patrol the canals and bay of NINJAGO® City with Nya’s awesome Water Strider mech! Pretend to walk on water and climb walls with the posable legs and hover-style feet. Repel shark army attacks with the six-stud shooter. Use Kai’s two swords to swipe opponents off the mech. Puffer and Shark Army Thug don’t stand a chance against the ninja and the Water Strider! Includes four minifigures: Nya, Kai, Puffer and Shark Army Thug.
Green Ninja Mech Dragon (70612) – RRP: £44.99
Ride the Green Ninja Mech Dragon into battle against The Green Ninja’s evil father Garmadon! With wise Wu to guide you, pop out the mech dragon’s hidden thrusters and power towards the enemy. Fire the leg-mounted stud shooters and activate the swishing tail to send Charlie flying. Then grab The Green Ninja’s sword and go up against Garmadon – but beware of his laser-style pointer. Who will win this epic son vs. father struggle? Includes four minifigures: The Green Ninja, Wu, Garmadon and Charlie.
Garma Mecha Man (70613) – RRP: £59.99
Team up with Lloyd to save Pat from Garmadon’s massive Garma Mecha Man! This posable mech might look a bit funny, but it’s seriously dangerous, Swerve shots fired from the shark blaster and fend off attacks by the Great White. Then leap onto the mech and take on Garmadon himself with Lloyds tasseled sword – but watch out for his laser-style pointer. Includes four minifigures: Garmadon, Great White, Lloyd and Pat.
Lightning Jet (70614) – RRP: £59.99
Rush to free Ed and Edna from the shark army with the super-cool Lightning Jet! Place Jay in the cockpit and use the handle to swoosh to the scene. Fire the spring-loaded shooter at the shark soldiers and swerve the crab’s rapid shooter. Make a smooth landing and free Ed from the crab’s pincer. Repel the shark soldiers with Jay’s spiked flail and lead Ed and Edna to safety! Includes six minifigures; Jay, Ed, Edna, Crusty, Jelly and Shark Army Thug.
Fire Mech (70615) – RRP: £59.99
Turn up the heat on the shark army with the iconic Fire Mech! Hammer Head and Jelly have captured Lauren and Henry, so jump into the cockpit with Kai and track them down. Fire the massive mech’s shoulder disc shooters and aim its scorching fire blasters at the shark soldiers. Then leap off the mech, grab your katanas and team up with Zane to force those shark soldiers to surrender. Includes six minifigures: Kai, Zane, Lauren, Henry, Hammer Head and Jelly.
Ice Tank (70616) – RRP: £79.99
Save Patty Keys and Torben from the shark army with Zane’s super-cool Ice Tank! Jump in the cockpit with Zane and drive to activate the tank’s huge rotating ice container. Power across the ground with the big tracks. Fire the cannon’s six-stud rapid shooter and force Shark Army Thug and Angler to retreat.
Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon (70617) – RRP £79.99
Team up with the ninja heroes to seek out the Temple of the Ultimate Ultimate Weapon. Look out for the beacon at the top to find this spooky building. Distract the temple guardians and discover the secret entrance to the temple. Watch your step inside – this place is full of traps! Beware the falling rock, dropping dynamite and the trapdoor. Avoid capture in the dungeon or the hanging cage. Dodge shooting blades and the chopping-sword trap, then leap from pole to pole to get to the treasure! Includes seven minifigures: Kai, Nya, Cole, Zane, Lloyd, Jay and Jungle Garmadon.
Destiny’s Bounty (70618) – RRP: £109.99
Join Kai, Lloyd, Zane, Nya, Jay and Cole for ninja training aboard Wu’s massive flying ship, Destiny’s Bounty! Build this brilliant ship with decorated sails, hidden weapons, a bathroom, bedroom for Wu and hidden weapons. Discover the ultimate weapon – the laser-style pointer – and practise your ninja moves at Wu’s dojo. Then wind up the anchor and fly into another thrilling adventure! Includes seven minifigures: Wu, Kai, Lloyd, Zane, Nya, Jay and Cole
Do any of the new LEGO Ninjago Movie sets take your eye? There’s a lot to choose from so let us know your favourites in the comments below.
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