To celebrate the announcement of the Mighty Bowser Lego Set Last week, Nintendo and The Lego Group announced that an oversized version of the Mushroom Kingdom villain will invade San Diego Comic-Con and Lego World in the Netherlands.
The colossal Koopa statue, which uses more than 663,000 Lego pieces, will stand more than 14 feet tall on the exhibit floor at San Diego Comic-Con. The statue will also move and interact with attendees as its arms, head, eyes, eyebrows, and jaw are moved via a special control panel.
Introducing the giant version of LEGO Super Mario The Mighty Bowser: a massive build like never before: 663,900 fully animated pieces, taking over San Diego Comic-Con from July 21-24. pic.twitter.com/nzbU9Ls7Gr
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) July 18, 2022
The oversized Lego statue is a celebration of the Mighty Bowser Lego game, which releases on October 1. The $270 set will allow Lego fans to build a 12.5-inch version of King Koopa, as well as a stand to display the finished product. –with just over 2,800 pieces. The display stand will also have pressure points that interact with Lego Mario, Luigi and Peach from other sets, simulating battles between the heroes and the epic villain.
San Diego Comic-Con will return to the San Diego Convention Center from July 21-24. Lego isn’t the only toymaker giving attendees a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, as Hasbro will allow a few lucky ones to become action figures.
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