Japanese toy manufacturer The Good Smile Company is at it again, crafting yet more wonderful additions for our figurine collections whilst leaving our wallets a little more threadbare. Nintendo fans have already been treated with Mario, Luigi, Toon Link, Isabel, Kirby and Pokémon Trainer Red being made into adorable Nendoroid forms, and now - a true champion will be joining their ranks.
Pokémon's Sinnoh Champion Cynthia, known for her role in the Elite four in the Pokémon Diamond & Pearl and Pokémon Platinum games, will be joining Trainer Red as the second Nendoroid in the Pokémon line. An unexpected choice but certainly not a bad one, as Cynthia looks adorable in her chibi form. Like all Nendoroids, Cynthia comes with a number of accessories and interchangable parts including a Pokéball, two facial expressions and her signature Pokémon - Garchomp.
Being an exclusive item to the Japanese Pokémon Centre, expect pre-orders of Cynthia to go quickly, and prices to soar following the initial release. Pokémon Trainer Red (which was also a Pokémon Centre exclusive) now goes for around £110 on Amazon, for example.
Although not available until July 27th, pre-orders for Cynthia are available now over on www.pokevault.com, where she will cost you $99.99. Will you be adding Cynthia to your collection, or were you hoping for a different character from the Pokémon Universe? Let us know, as usual, in the comments below.
Please note that some external links on this page are affiliate links, which means if you click them and make a purchase we may receive a small percentage of the sale. Please read our FTC Disclosure for more information.