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LEGO Nominated for September 2022 Toy of the Year Awards

The September Toy of the Year 2022 nominations have been announced and LEGO is in the running again for a few categories. Normally, the TOTY awards are given in February but they have shifted it to a new fall timeline to give companies the opportunity to promote their products during the holiday shopping season. LEGO isn’t nominated that much as with previous ones but they are still in five.


Collectible Toy of the Year

LEGO The Muppets Collectible Minifigures (71033)


Construction Toy of the Year

LEGO City Rocket Launch Center (60351)

LEGO Marvel I am Groot (76217)


Grown-up Toy of the Year

LEGO Ideas The Office (21336)


Playset Toy of the Year

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Peach Starter Course (71403)


Vehicle Toy of the Year

Klutz LEGO: Race Cars

LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car (42141)

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LEGO Super Mario Yellow Yoshi’s Fruit Tree (30509) Promotion Live on LEGO Shop

The promotion for the LEGO Super Mario Yellow Yoshi’s Fruit Tree (30509) polybag with LEGO Super Mario of $40 or more. This promo runs until September 15, while supplies last. It also doubles up with the LEGO Pirates and Treasure VIP Add On Pack (40515) so it’s nice to have two promos that overlap. Remember to use Rakuten to earn some cash back on your purchases.

If you’re overseas, the promotion for the LEGO DOTS Pencil Holder (40561) is also live with purchases of City, DOTS, and Friends products. You have to check the purchase requirements for each country. This promo will run in North America later this month.

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LEGO The Mighty Bowser Statue Revealed for San Diego Comic Con 2022

Although the LEGO exclusives haven’t been revealed yet, they have shown off the brick-built The Mighty Bowser that fans can take a picture with at San Diego Comic Con 2022. Standing at 14 feet, Bowser consists of 663,900 pieces and took the team around 3,290 to design and put together. It will be displayed at the Nintendo Booth #235.

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LEGO Super Mario The Mighty Bowser (71411) Designer Video

LEGO has released the designer video for the new LEGO Super Mario The Mighty Bowser (71411) which was a nice surprise announcement. LEGO designer Carl Merriam talks about some of the play features of the set which really can’t be demonstrated in static images which includes the moving head and the fireball shooting mouth and the jumping legs. Senior Play Designer Didier Agani talks about the interactive feature with the Super Mario figure and how it ties in to Bowser.

The Mighty Bowser will be available starting on October 1 for $269.99.

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LEGO Super Mario The Mighty Bowser (71411) Revealed

LEGO has revealed a brand new LEGO Super Mario set with The Mighty Bowser (71411). Releasing on October 1, the set has 2,807 pieces and will retail for $269.99. The build features a brick-built Bowser that is to his likeness and is standing in part of his castle.

Appreciate the king of the Koopas when you build, display and play with LEGO® Super Mario™ The Mighty Bowser™ (71411). This buildable figure uses new-for-October-2022 LEGO elements to recreate the look of Bowser’s spikes and has many features, including a fireball launcher and a button to control Bowser’s head and neck movements. His arms and fingers move too!

Interactive play
Display The Mighty Bowser on the brick-built battle platform, which has 2 towers for him to knock over, a hidden POW Block and an Action Tag. Combine The Mighty Bowser and the platform with a LEGO Super Mario Starter Course (71360, 71387 or 71403 – sold separately) for battles with LEGO® Mario™, LEGO® Luigi™ or LEGO® Peach™. A great gift for any Super Mario™ fan and fun for all the family, this set includes step-by-step instructions to guide the complex build.

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LEGO Con 2022 Recap

LEGO Con 2022 completed yesterday with a surprisingly positive response from viewers and there was a lot packed in the two hours of the event. There were more LEGO reveals compared to last year and there were also some teasers that you may have missed in between. If you tuned in live for LEGO Con, LEGO is during a survey and taking feedback about the show. You have until June 27 to fill it out.


Teasers

The not so obvious teaser was during the LEGO Harry Potter segment where LEGO Design Master Marcos Bessa talks to Evanna Lynch about some of the HP sets with the huge Hogwarts Express in the background. There’s been rumors of a large scale Hogwarts Express (76405) coming in the fall that has a reported 5,129 pieces and will retail for €499.99.

The more subtle teaser was during the LEGO Star Wars reveals when LEGO Designers Michael Lee Stockwell and Madison O’Neil both came out wearing shirts with the Razor Crest outline. It has also been rumored that there will be a UCS Razor Crest (75331) that will retail for around $529.99. This rumor is a little more iffy than the Hogwarts Express.

Lastly, we got a first look at potentially one of the next LEGO Minecraft minifigures. There is a fan vote that will be starting soon to choose between the Crystal Knight, Classic Knight, or Prismarine Knight. They said it will be on their Twitter page but we don’t see anything yet.


Reveals

LEGO Icons Lion Knights’ Castle (10305)

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LEGO Super Mario Character Pack Series 5 (71410) Revealed

LEGO has revealed eight characters for the LEGO Super Mario Character Pack Series 5 (71410). These include Nabbit, Purple Toad, Hammer Bro, Waddlewing, Toady, Baby Yoshi, Red Yoshi and Blue Shy Guy.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Character Pack Series 5 (71410)

– Age: 6+; 47 pieces; August 1, 2022, launch; 5.99 EUR/USD
– Kids can take their LEGO® Super Mario™ adventures to another level with collectible toy Character Packs – Series 5 (71410). Each pack contains a mystery buildable character with an Action Tag, plus a small build to use as a display stand or to enhance level play. There are 8 LEGO Super Mario characters to collect: Nabbit, plus a Purple Toad, Hammer Bro, Waddlewing, Toady, Baby Yoshi, Red Yoshi and Blue Shy Guy. Each is designed to be used with a Starter Course set (71360, 71387 or 71403), which is required for interactive play.

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