Famed alongside Panda Khan for being a random non-turtle in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toy line, Usagi Yojimbo has been a fan favorite among turtle lovers for very long time. He even made a return in more recent toy lines:
But now, NECA is bringing Usagi Yojimbo back to the collectors’ market with a new Ultimate figure to stand next to your vast assortment of turtles. I can’t wait to see this dude in color. See the official announcement via NECA below!
Official social media announcement via NECA:
NECA IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE an incredible addition to its bestselling line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures! In partnership with award-winning creator Stan Sakai, NECA has licensed world-famous comic book series Usagi Yojimbo, starring Miyamoto Usagi, who appeared many times in the classic and modern TMNT cartoon series as well as the comic books. Set in Edo-era Japan, Sakai’s continuing story of the rabbit rōnin (masterless samurai) has drawn praise for its faithful reflection of many aspects of traditional Japanese culture.