DorkLair #15: Phase II (SH Figuarts Clone Trooper)

by DorkLair

Bill and Bryan discuss Tamashii exclusives including the recently announced SH Figuarts old man Luke and review the SH Figuarts Clone Trooper (Phase II).

Bill and Bryan discuss the ins and outs of Tamashii Nations web shop exclusives including the recently announced SH Figuarts old man Luke, then they review the SH Figuarts Clone Trooper (Phase II).

DorkLair #15: Phase II (SH Figuarts Clone Trooper)


In episode fifteen, hosts Bill and Bryan share everything they know about Tamashii Nations web shop exclusives: Why do they recommend you pre-order, even if you’re in doubt? Why do these exclusives almost always skyrocket in price after release? And why are the non exclusives so different? Discover the answers to these questions and more!  They also preview the recently announced Luke Skywalker figure from The Last Jedi. The feature figure this time around is the SH Figuarts Clone Trooper Phase II). Find out their impressions on the latest episode of the DorkLair!


Check out Bryan’s Brick City Blockade Star Wars SH Figuarts reviews.

Feel free to copy, comment on, or share Bill’s SH Figuarts spreadsheet.

The Tamashii Nations Star Wars reference page.

DorkLair logo created by the talented James Volpe aka Jimmy the Ska Geek.

The can’t-get-it-out-of-your-head DorkLair theme music is by Luke Schreiber aka LukeSells.

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Bill: @LostStarWars | Bryan: @JediScavengerSW

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The DorkLair is a Star Wars collecting podcast with emphasis on import and premium Star Wars action figures. Host Bill Drewnowski has been collecting and following Star Wars SH Figuarts since 2015 when the line first began. Therefore it is the primary focus of his Star Wars collection. In each episode, Bill features one figure from his hobby room, the DorkLair, for discussion, review, and recommendation. Guests include members of the Star Wars collecting community who share varying levels of interest in SH Figuarts.

Bill and guests sit down each week with figure in hand and the mission to appreciate the simple style and heroic action of the Star Wars SH Figuarts line in its entirety, one figure per episode. The DorkLair takes a look at all the hits and misses in the line, including honest criticism and which figures to skip completely. Meanwhile there is opportunity for comparison between other lines in similar scale including Hasbro’s The Black Series and Medicom’s MAFEX lines.

In addition to the feature figure, Bill and guests cover announcements, pre-orders, exclusives, new releases, collecting tips, and hunting strategies. From casual Black Series collectors looking to learn about imports for the first time, to SH Figuarts completionists seeking in-depth talk about their favorite releases, the DorkLair is a perfect place to enjoy import collecting.

DorkLair #15: Phase II (SH Figuarts Clone Trooper)

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