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Wow, so it actually IS a thing. People thought "LEAF" was going to be this line. 

I love how absolutely absurd it all looks. 

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Is this based on a cartoon series? This is clearly a retelling of Journey to the West story with Sun Wukong / Monkey King.  I like the overall design but I am a fan of the story and most of its incarnations

This line clearly took a lot of inspirations from Chima and Nexo Knights

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Is this based on a cartoon series? This is clearly a retelling of Journey to the West story with Sun Wukong / Monkey King.  I like the overall design but I am a fan of the story and most of its incarnations
This line clearly took a lot of inspirations from Chima and Nexo Knights

I got the same vibe. Maybe with a bit of Ninjago mixed in as well.

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Could become a movie series... didn't Lego and Universal just announce a partnership?

Could be but releasing sets before a film is a bit putting the cart before the horse. The whole thing looks like it is targeted to a non USA market. That would be a major shift on TLG if they want to move further in China. Maybe the recent lawsuits against bogus bricks paved the way to opening up the market or I’m reading too much into it.

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That mech is HUGE!

And, If people’s love of Ninjago city is any indication... this “super busy, lots of colorful detail, Eastern pop-culture” style will be a huge hit. 

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When I saw the box art in the thumbnails, I thought these were going to turn out to be another Ninjago knockoff from the usual sources. So glad I was wrong. Here it would seem LEGO has decided to stop monkeying around with ninjas instead diving deep into the culture (relatively at least by bringing the folklore up to speed in today's world). Oh, and Pigsy's Food Truck for the win.

 

22 hours ago, Darth_Raichu said:

Is this based on a cartoon series? This is clearly a retelling of Journey to the West story with Sun Wukong / Monkey King.  I like the overall design but I am a fan of the story and most of its incarnations

Soon to be aired I imagine. If these stock images are being scattered now then chances are a trailer or some other promo will surface shortly.

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Sign me up. These all look awesome and really go with the ninjago city aesthetic. They also definitely look like something with a TV show or movie. Interesting note, monkey King in the mech set was totally in last series of polybags wasn't he?

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Anyone have any idea on if this line will make it to online or in stores in the states?  Is this exclusive to the Asian Market in stores?  Is this online only.  Confused and intrigued at the same time.

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1 minute ago, BrickU said:

Anyone have any idea on if this line will make it to online or in stores in the states?  Is this exclusive to the Asian Market in stores?  Is this online only.  Confused and intrigued at the same time.

not regional...has been available at US LEGO Shop at Home since the release...occasional TOOS on the main mech set, but otherwise seems to be Ninjago-esque in many ways 

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