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Morning Rush – Bandai S.H. MonsterArts Alien aka Big Chap

Robokillah and VeeBee were so happy about my 3A press release yesterday that they asked me to post something every morning, short sweet and to the point. Today I give you Bandai’s official announcement for their MonsterArts Alien figure from the original 1979 movie by Ridley Scott. Yeah 35 years ago. Whoa. Makes me feel really old. As you guys might know I ordered 3 of the MonsterArts AvP Aliens and I’ll be reviewing 2 of them next week.

VeeBee posted his review of the NECA (neeka (for you Indy) Alien and I reviewed the older one last year. I’m a whore for most things Alien and after getting my MonsterArts AvP Aliens I am all in. These are 1/12, six inch scaled Aliens and they are amazing. Reading the specs below Big Chap is going to be 180mm, 18cm, or just over 7 inches. That means he will be representing a fully grown Drone, perfectly in scale with 6 inch action figures like Marvel Legends. Holy crap I wet myself!

There is no pre-order info at this time but I will be posting a pre-order alert as soon as I see this available!

Official Facebook Announcment

S.H.MonsterArts エイリアン ビッグチャップ Alien Big Chap 5月発売!日本語/English)


We’re proud to announce the newest figure in the “S.H. MonsterArts” series, which is renowned for incorporating both accurate sculpting and posability. A monster that changed the face of moviemaking in Hollywood: the “original” Alien, also known as “Big Chap!”

2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the film, and in recognition of the overwhelming support the Big Chap still enjoys among fans, Bandai is harnessing its decades of design, sculpting, and style sense to produce a cutting-edge action figure of this classic sci-fi creature. This is your chance to own a historic Alien product!

エイリアン ビッグチャップ

■S.H. MonsterArts Alien Big Chap
Retail Price: 5,940yen (
Release Date: May 2014 Japan
■Product Details
Specs : Height 180mm
Materials : PVC, ABS, Diecast
Figure, extra hands, stand

For information on where this product is being sold outside Japan, please refer to “the List of Overseas Branches & Distributors” on the Global Index.