LEGO Monkie Kid 2023 Offers Another Impressive Mech and More

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Earlier last month, we caught a glimpse of things to come with LEGO’s action-packed, Monkie Kid-themed sets. The Legend of the Monkey King continues in its brick-filled glory, in five new and aesthetically impressive LEGO Monkie Kid 2023 sets, featuring its largest mech build ever.

The LEGO Monkie Kid theme is still going strong since its inception 4 years ago. And with a colorful story based on the mythical story of The Journey to the West, this impressive line of LEGO sets has drawn a lot of fans and collectors.

For this initial wave of LEGO Monkie Kid 2023 sets, the 15-inch tall Monkey King Ultra Mech is certainly an eye-catcher. This and the entire wave of its 1HY 2023 sets are all slated to be available in January 2023.  For a more in-depth look at what these sets have to offer, take a look at their official images and product descriptions below.

Monkie Kid’s Combi Mech (80040)

277 pieces | Includes Monkie Kid and Ink Demon minifigures | $19.99

Introduce children aged 7 and up to legendary Monkey King tales while they play out fun adventures with this LEGO® Monkie Kid™ (80040) playset, featuring Monkie Kid’s Combi Mech. This sturdy, fully posable mech has articulated arms, legs and novelty knee joints, brick launchers in its articulated fingers and can hold a staff and sword. The set includes 2 minifigure characters – Monkie Kid and an Ink Demon – and a brick-launching catapult.

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Mei’s Dragon Jet (80041)

246 pieces | Includes Mei, Ink Demon, and Ink General minifigures | $19.99

Give children hours of imaginative play with this detailed LEGO® brick model of Mei’s Dragon Jet (80041) for ages 7 and up. Fold back the wings and combine the jet with the 80040 mech. Remove the brick-built small flyer so Mei can get up close and personal with the Ink Demon and Ink General. The jet plane includes 2 stud launchers and comes with 3 LEGO minifigures for role play, Mei’s sword and helmet, plus a brick-built cannon stud launcher.

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Yellow Tusk Elephant (80043)

844 pieces | Includes Mei, Pigsy, Yellow Tusk Elephant, Ink Demon and Ink General minifigures | $79.99

Excite kids aged 8 and up with a classic Chinese legend in this LEGO® Monkie Kid™ recreation of the Yellow Tusk Elephant (80043). This set features the Yellow Tusk Elephant from season 4 of the LEGO Monkie Kid TV show and includes Mei Power-up, Pigsy, Yellow Tusk Elephant, Ink Demon and Ink General minifigures, a posable elephant creature with a throne, movable trunk, multiple shooting function and transforming mech section, plus a carriage with a cage.

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Monkie Kid’s Team Hideout (80044)

1,582 pieces | Includes Monkie Kid, Mei, Pigsy, Sandy, Lee the Panda, and The Golden-Winged Eagle minifigures | $139.99

Thrill kids aged 9 and up with this LEGO® Monkie Kid™ recreation of Monkie Kid’s Team Hideout (80044). This toy playset features 9 modules that can be endlessly reconfigured. The hideout has lots of play starters for unlimited fun, including a multi-shooter launcher, a liftable roof that reveals a hidden shooter and more.

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Monkey King Ultra Mech (80045)

1,705 pieces | Includes Monkie Kid, Monkey King, Yellow Tusk Elephant, The Golden-Winged Eagle, Azure Lion, and Mr. Tang minifigures | $159.99

Get kids aged 10 and up excited about classic legends with this brick-built LEGO® Monkie Kid™ Monkey King Ultra Mech (80045). The set recalls the original Monkey King Warrior Mech, with updated features and functions to extend play, including rear rocket boosters, a new armor design, newly designed Golden Sight power with a light brick, a staff and other weapons that can be transformed into a jet.

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Author: Albert Balanza

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