If you’re no stranger to LEGO-compatible collectible minifigures, then it’s most likely that you have come across the name and brand, OYO Sports. Similar to LEGO CMFs, OYO Sports, as the name suggests, produces LEGO compatible minifigs that showcases the most famous names in sports. The appeal behind the OYO brand lies in their extensive and exclusive tie-ups with major sports leagues such as the Major League Baseball. And one particular name that has gradually risen to the top of the ranks to earn his own commemorative OYO minifigure is Los Angeles Angels’ Japanese superstar, Shohei Ohtani. Though recent news about his elbow injury has left many fans of the sport in a state of disbelief, we sincerely hope that he will recover soon as fans will surely wait for his return to the ball field.
For the meantime, OYO Sports pays homeage to this one-of-a-kind genius with a collectible minifigure of his own, following the caricature style of traditional Japanese manga art. The OYO Sports Los Angeles Angels: Shohei Ohtani Manga Boxed Collectors Set (P-MLBLAA17MA-G5PS) features the star player in two uniforms: both as a pitcher and designated hitter, and retails for $19.99. Here’s the set’s complete product description.
Los Angeles Angels : Shohei Ohtani Manga Boxed Collectors Set (P-MLBLAA17MA-G5PS)
Shohei Ohtani Angels Boxed Set
2 minifigures and display plate
In the style of Japanese Manga Art
A new Collector Edition Shohei Ohtani boxed set is available, with two minifigures in the style of Japanese Manga art.
This boxed set contains 2 minifigures made in the likeness of the alternate red, and white home uniforms for Ohtani. One features him as a pitcher and one as a DH. Both faces have a caricature facial design inspired by Japanese Manga to represent Shohei!
The display plate that is included will hold both minifigures, and is printed with a mini diamond that reflects the versatile positions played by this star. All items are digitally printed here in the US, and the minifigures are printed on both sides, along with his cap.
Even the packaging is in the style of Manga with Japanese and English lettering.
Made in the USA from globally sourced parts.
Compatible with most great construction toy companies.
So if you’re into collecting sport stars-turned minifigs, then OYO Sports has something in store for you. Visit their online store for more details and offers.