Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion change to be HELLO KITTY Shinkansen!

Takara Tomy has decided to start a new collaboration between  “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” from West Japan Railway designed by Sanrio’s popular character “Hello Kitty”  and “Shinkansen Deformation Robo ShinkarioShinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion” from March, will be sold at nationwide toy shops and some Sanrio shops.


“Shinkarion Hello Kitty” is a newborn character created by a collaboration between the currently operating Shinkansen “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” and “Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion”. The “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” is designed with a pink ribbon as a motif with the idea of “connection” and “binding” the areas charming. There are “HELLO! PLAZA” and “KAWAII! ROOM” with cute decorations. 


“Shinkarion Hello Kitty” is a large robot that has the power to make people around happy. Because ” Hello Kitty” is with 5 apple size in height and 3 apples heavy in weight. In contrast to it, “Shinkarion Hello Kitty” has in-progress specifications of “full-length with 5 apple-loading trucks, and weight with 3 apple-loading trucks”. 


Also, an original collaboration animation depicting the success of “Shinkarion Hello Kitty” will be released on YouTube Shinkalion TV and TAKARA TOMY Channel on February 28. It is a completely new video depicting the “Shinkarion Hello Kitty,” which performs various techniques to make the people around him happy, as well as a powerful deformation scene.


Product Summary

-① Sinkansen mode Plarail “Shinkarion Hello Kitty” The “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” is reproduced in a 4-car train to match the “Plarail” standard. It is also possible to run by hand rolling on the rails of “Plarail”.

-② Shinkarion mode

By transforming the four cars of the “Hello Kitty Shinkansen”, it becomes a “Shinkarion mode” in the form of a robot.


-③ Hello Kitty mode

When the Hello Kitty face is covered with the motif “Hello Kitty Mask” and the “Ribbon stick” is provided, the “Hello Kitty mode” is set. “Ribbon walking stick” is a ribbon-shaped walking stick decorated with fine glitter, and it is a Hello Kitty-like item with a setting that “can make all the people in the place happy at a stroke”.

* Plarail “Shinkarion Hello Kitty” does not have the expression “Hello Kitty Shinkansen” interior.


<Combination of Shinkalion and Cute sold separately>

By “cross merging” with the leading car (*) of the separately sold Deluxe Shinkarion series, it will power up to a large Shinkarion consisting of all five vehicles. At the time of cross merging, a cute head part with the motif of Hello Kitty’s ears and ribbon “Headgear (Shinkarion Hello Kitty specification)” can be attached to create a cute appearance after merging.

(*) One of the deluxe Shinkarion series E5 / E6 / E7 / E3 / N700A / H5 / 800 / black / E3 iron wing / black red / 923DY / ALFA-X is used. (Some products are not currently produced)


-Plarail Deluxe Shinkarion Series “Shinkarion Hello Kitty”

-Price: 8,000 yen (excluding tax)

-Release date: March

-Body size: width about 25.5 幅 × height about 20.5㎜ × thickness about 14㎜ (at the time of robot)

-Target age: 3 years or older

-Product content: Shinkarion Hello Kitty (4-car formation) × 1, Singles Spear × 1, Ribbon × 1, Hello Kitty Mask × 1, Headgear (Shinkarion Hello Kitty specification) × 1, Cross Attachment × 1, Instruction Manual × 1, Label × 1


-Available locations: Toy stores nationwide, Plarail specialty store “Plarail Shop”, Internet shop, TAKARA TOMY official shopping site “TAKARA TOMY Mall”, some Sanrio shops, etc.




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