Yesterday, Bandai unveiled the launch of the Kamen Rider Gaim Complete Selection Modification series. Among the announcements were the standard CSM Sengoku Driver, the Project Ark Edition, and the Lockseed Charmant Set. The latter of the announcements being a promotional tie-in with the upcoming Gaim Gaiden production, Kamen Rider Gridon vs. Kamen Rider Bravo. In this production, both characters will be receiving new forms which are mostly retools of their pre-existing suits rather than extensive new elements. However, to further promote this Gaim Gaiden, Tamashii Nations will be releasing S.H.Figuarts for these new forms.
Currently, S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Gridon Lychee Arms is the first to be announced and be made available on Premium Bandai. From the figure description, and CSM Lockseed set is explains that Hideyasu Jonouchi/ Kamen Rider Gridon will obtain the Lychee Lockseed. With this new Lockseed, Hideyasu will be able to unlock his new form. In this form, Kamen Rider Gridon’s Donkachi becomes the Shine Donkachi, and he will also acquire the Shine Lychee Sword. However, this new weapon is merely a repaint of Sheimu, Demushu’s personal sword. Below is the official gallery and product contents for figure from Bandai:
This figure will contain:
- Two Pairs of Optional Hands
- Shine Donkachi
- Shine Lychee Sword
- Lychee Lockseed
Pre-orders for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Gridon Lychee Arms are currently open from Premium Bandai. Orders for this figure are priced at 6380 yen, and they expected to ship in May 2021. For those interested in purchasing this item, they should contact their preferred middleman service or locate an online distributor.
Source: Premium Bandai