Itaria No Shintaku

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About Itaria No Shintaku

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  • Birthday 11/19/1979

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    LEGO (Castle and pirates on top), bookwriting, roleplaying, football, cinema (superheroes and scifi on top), LEGOfests.

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  1. Itaria No Shintaku

    Marvel Superheroes 2020 - Rumors & Discussion

    I don't need to hide myself on this. A friend has been in Nurnburg Toy Fair and has been told, by the same people who revelead all the correct mosaics, that TLG was pushing to have a Marvel CMF series (because we know people would buy tons of those) and that depending on the Disney deals with Hasbro, it could have been as early as 2020. But, for sure, if it was to happen, that wouldn't have been until late October, thus pushing the usual 3rd from SEP to OCT. Probably either something went wrong, or they decided to delay it in order to keep the usual 3 series in JAN - MAY(APR) - SEP. So, I wouldn't be very surprised to see this next year. This is my expectations I have no leaks on that. JAN - Marvel CMF Series (Pushed from late 2020 to early 2021) MAY - Disney Series 3 (with Winnie the Pooh characters so they have the moulds for the ideas project and they don't need to make new ones, as they can't for ideas sets) SEP - Series 21 My 2cents.
  2. Itaria No Shintaku

    Marvel Superheroes 2020 - Rumors & Discussion

    I think a Marvel CMF will happen, sooner or later.
  3. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    They are actually doing something like that. Monkey Kid is based on mithology. Not classical greek mithology, yet mithology. They could do a modern revamp. Like Saint Seiya revamps in modern times knights and greek myths. Doing a totally historic-themed seires, though would have all my money, wouldn't sell IMHO. It can be an ideas set though.
  4. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    2cents. The normal minifigures are surely bought only from LEGO fans, or casual buyers. The licensend minifigures are bought from LEGO fans, casual buyers, and fans of that specific franchise. This means that for TLG those minifigures have more market. I understand. Though, not happy about that. But in the years I've been an AFOL I slowly learnt to understand the subtle difference between how I do see LEGO and how they do see themselves. TLG is a company. And ethically that's not a bad company either. I'd say it's the best in the world, but I'm not into many as deep as this one. TLG's support service repeatedly showed me how much they care about their customers. Both experiences I got and friends got are pointing in this way. One above all, in a LFW or SFW I don't remember, they offered people to buy Brick Boxes for some amount, stating there were 10kgs of LEGO per box. In the end the boxes ended up being just 7kg. They didn't want to let down the fans, so they shipped home on their behalf the remaining. At every single person that demanded that. Would I see another company do such a thing? No I wouldn't. The care they put in everything makes me often forget the uninteresting themes, or minifigures they release. Pick up Mario. I'll be happy to be disproved, but that thing ain't sell a thing, to me. Still I don't care. They gave me the most wanted minifigure I had (Centaur) in my list. They gave me the Pirates of Barracuda bay. The next Ninjago wave is basically fantasy era. This year would be fantastic for me, less fantastic for my wallet. Back to the minifigures. I have been nearly addicted to the first minifigure waves. I started to look for leaks on the internet and make contacts in 2010 just for the sake of knowning which minifigures were going to be released. I clearly remember that it started with series 5. I knew just the package color (teal) before the community did. How satisfying. I spent hours going shop to shop feeling the bags and securing the ones I wanted. I probably own several thousand of CMFs. Really guys, not kidding. Several thousands. (Like, for instance, 60 S14 ghosts, 40 S14 Gargoyles, 100 S13 Goblins, 30 S15 Knights, 100 S16 Rogues...) So I am a little frustrated to have just 1 or 2 minifigures I really care of per year while they were 5 or 6 in the golden times. But I slowly started to cope with that. It's not like "I've been tainted by LEGO and now I submitted" but more like "If I'm getting what I want, somebody else isn't, as we don't everybody have mutual desires." So, if someone is getting their Marvel, Harry Potter, DC, Star Wars or whatever series, well I'm just happy for them. I'm now happy when something I care of is procuded. Not sad when something someone else cares of does. I'm not the center of the universe, LEGO isn't revolving around me, and that's all.
  5. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    Hasbro and Disney have a new deal. This means CMF of SW and Marvel now can happen.
  6. Itaria No Shintaku

    THE PIRATE BAY IS GOING TO BE AN OFFICIAL LEGO SET!!!!

    Why should they if they can do better? This is way better than the fan design (most people agree), the fan is actually happy with that. And the fan does the set for fun. LEGO does it for the sales. So if they think this sells more, everybody is happy. The fan will get more money. The AFOLs will be happier (more sales=more happy AFOL). LEGO gets more money. Everybody is happy.
  7. Itaria No Shintaku

    THE PIRATE BAY IS GOING TO BE AN OFFICIAL LEGO SET!!!!

    Hi guys! I nearly had tears in my eyes when I saw this. This outruns the original ideas Pirate Bay 100 times. I mean, the original set idea was very good... but this is superlative, it's possibly the best pirate set ever done and possibly my all time favorite set ever. I really lack the words to describe how enthusiastic I am. Usually I get a bit tired of people complaining about LEGO. "They could do this, they could do that". As if everybody here had the skills to run a company like LEGO. That's laughsome. This time, I simply don't even care! People who love complaining this time can simply stand and watch me buy 4 or 5 copies of this set. I will keep one as it is, and make 3/4 ships out of the other ones making a big island out of the remaining pieces. This + the upcoming ninjago wave which is clearly a nod to the castle theme (at least the fantasy era one) + the centaurs in the Harry Potter set (which I was expecting since years) means this year is GOLDEN to me, I have bought literally nothing in 2019 and 2018, but now my waiting has been rewarded. And we've still got a Medieval Blacksmith for 2021. This is delightful. In these troubled times, LEGO laid this hammer to just get us to know there's still something to have joy for.
  8. Itaria No Shintaku

    Latest impact of other themes on historic themes

    Except for legacy thems, but this.
  9. Itaria No Shintaku

    Latest impact of other themes on historic themes

    The Orc - like creature + the goblin + the skeletons? FANTASY ERA IS BACK! Ok it's ninjago but I don't mind. I'll give away those ninja and keep the rest. That really fits a fantasy era scenario.
  10. Itaria No Shintaku

    Harry Potter 2020 - Rumors & Discussion

    I may run a small guessing game, why not. In the meantime. CENTAURS Well they are fantastic. I'm going to buy at least 10x of that sets. That makes $/€ 300 and that's not much in the end, I will resell all the rest. I bought at least 10 also of the "Expecto Patronum" set to get those dementors. I have 9 spare Syrius Black lol...-
  11. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    This is some sort of reward. Really.
  12. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    Wow I unveiled this today and now instagram is filled with that. Can't believe it. :D
  13. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    Art is Marylin because it's the famous Andy Warhol 4 frames.picture
  14. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    Oh no, that's the Beatles.
  15. Itaria No Shintaku

    LEGO Collectable Minifigures Future Series Rumours

    The person that told me that confirmed also a lot of things like the Marylin Monroe mosaic and these kind of stuff months earlier. So I don't have real reasons to doubt, but also LEGO sometimes hints at something that in the end never happens, see Seatron.