Prototype Boba Fett


Prototype Boba Fett Box Front

 Super Shogun #5 Boba Fett Prototype Version


The third of the Boba Fett releases is quite unusual, basically a recast of Boba all in white plastic and labeled "Prototype". The sculpt is awesome, as you would expect from a company like Funko with great detailing. The box has Japanese writing on it to pull you back into the Popy era - there's even a Popy-esque logo in blue with Super7 in katakana.

Prototype Boba Fett Box Contents

The figure itself has limited articulation, much like the Shogun Warriors it's modeled after. The head turns and arms raise-and-lower. There's a rather fragile range-finder on the helmet that breaks rather easily (ask me how I know?) and rollers under the feet. There's also a missile firing gun mounted on the left arm that fires one of the accompanying two yellow missiles - for some reason there's missile banks that hold two missiles each on each leg but the figure only comes with two?

Prototype Boba Fett Shipping Carton Front

Prototype Boba Fett Shipping Carton Side
The massive box itself is a work of art with great iconography - the figure is numbered as #5 in the Super Shogun series. According to the instructions this release was limited to 400 pieces. There's also a very well made outer shipping box that's also marked to help protect the precious cargo inside. In all this is a great addition to the Super Shogun line.



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