The Results Are In: LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results Announced

After announcing their awesome giveaway the day before, the LEGO Ideas Team led by Hasan Jensen and Samuel Johnson has just announced the victors of the LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results. Out of 12 qualifiers, it turns out that we can now expect three additional LEGO Ideas sets added to the theme’s roster. Check out the video of their highly anticipated announcement.

A huge congratulations to the following LEGO product ideas for making it to this elite circle:

Home Alone. McCallister’s House by  Alex Storozhuk (aka adwind)

LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results

Home Alone – is a 1990 Christmas movie… Come on, you guys all know what Home Alone is! Let’s talk about what this movie has become to thousands of us around the globe. To our family Home Alone is a Christmas tradition, symbol, and very warm memories of childhood! So in this project, I and my wife Nadya tried to put as much love and details as we could!

This set consists of 3000 pieces. McCallister’s house has 2 floors full of furniture and stuff from the movie and of course, it features a mansard. There is a small tree house outside with a rope that links it with the main structure to help Kevin escape. 

The main roof and kitchen roof are removable and also the house itself is openable to let you recreate scenes and make your own stories!

Here you may see the main hall, kitchen and dining area, brick-built stairs, mom and dad bedroom, Buzz room, 2 bathrooms, storeroom.

There are 3 minifigures: Kevin, Harry, and Marv.

 

LEGO Typewriter by Steve Guinness (aka Steve Guinness)

LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results

I have designed and built this replica typewriter, that has a working hand-cranked mechanism. I originally developed the idea whilst I was on the Legomasters TV show in the UK. Since then I have continued to refine the design, making a hand-cranked mechanism instead of a power functions motor that I had originally fitted. I have also had the keys printed up with letters. I believe this would make a fun and unique lego ideas project. I think it showcases the versatility of the Lego brick and would look amazing on any Lego fans desk, at home or even in the office at work!

I hope to add more updates, showing my ideas for the packaging, and giving details on how I developed the working mechanism.

I’m dedicating the idea to my wife Rachael, who is my best friend and an amazing support to me, she always believes in me and is an amazing encouragement to me in everything I do. I would love to be able to walk into a Lego shop with Rachael and my children Daisy and Obby, and see my design on the shelves 🙂

 

Seinfeld 30th Anniversary by Brent Waller (aka BrentWaller)

LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results

This LEGO Ideas project celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the beloved classic 90s comedy sitcom with an accurate recreation of Jerry’s Upper West Side Manhattan apartment using approximately 900 LEGO Pieces.

It also includes 5 minifigures including Comedian and shows namesake, Jerry Seinfeld, neurotic best friend George Costanza, friend Elaine Benes, eccentric but kind-hearted neighbor Cosmo Kramer and Jerry’s arch-nemesis, mailman and neighbor known only as “Newman”.

 

Though I have to say that I was a bit surprised that the either the Winter Chalet or the Legend of Zelda product ideas did not make it to the cut, I am still happy for the fan designers behind these winning projects. The LEGO Ideas Typewriter is a technically impressive piece of work, while the LEGO Home Alone and Seinfeld sets will surely hit the nostalgic sweet spots of older LEGO fans.

It’s too early to tell on when these winning product ideas will be eventually available since the LEGO Ideas design and review teams will certainly be hard at work on these three fan projects. They also have a handful of product ideas to work on as they now enter the First 2020 LEGO Ideas Review Stage with its staggering 26 qualifiers. It will surely be a busy year at LEGO Ideas HQ.

So what do you think about the LEGO Ideas Third 2019 Review Results? Are you happy about these selections? Let’s talk about it in the comments. below.

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LEGO Ideas Update: Eight Entries Qualify for the Second 2020 LEGO Ideas Review Stage

Last month we saw a record-breaking number of LEGO Ideas Review Stage qualifiers that represent an astounding 26 projects in all. Now that we have entered the first month of the next 2020 LEGO Ideas Qualifying Stage, it is highly likely that we might see the same trend again. Because in just more than a month, we now have a total of eight 10K qualifiers that are now guaranteed to be included in the Second 2020 LEGO Ideas Review Stage.

I have to admit that I’ve not covered much of LEGO Ideas during these past few weeks, but seeing how the community is flourishing amidst this pandemic is truly encouraging. I’m pretty sure that the LEGO Ideas Team has a lot in their hands right now.

While waiting for the announcement of our next official LEGO Ideas set which is slated to happen anytime soon, let’s take a look at these next batch of 10K qualifiers. What I also find interesting about these entries is that most of them were submitted during the time when most of the world is still in lockdown, and managed to gather the needed 10,000 votes in just a short period of time. Indeed, our creativity will not be stifled even by this pandemic. Check this out.

Trabant 601 by pedankopet

LEGO Ideas

House From Up by bramant1

 

Lego HeroQuest by KingGloriousSquirrel

LEGO Ideas

 

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Nook’s Cranny by Micro_Model_Maker

 

The Mountain Windmill by Hanwasyellowfirst

LEGO Ideas

 

Brickwest Studios by Bricky_Brick

 

Community – Greendale Community College by bulldozer

LEGO Ideas

 

Night at the Museum by CARLIERTI

 

Given this trend of submissions and approval, it is probably right to assume that before the Second 2020 LEGO Review Stage actually commences we might have a total number of qualifiers that may outnumber those from the last review stage. We can probably expect a longer turnaround time with regards to their review until such time that LEGO Ideas Review Team can come up with a way to work around such a volume of entries.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Summer 2020 Lineup Officially Announced

Earlier today, Yahoo has just announced the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes summer 2020 lineup of sets that pays tribute to the Earth’s mightiest heroes. It’s been more than a year since we saw the conclusion of MCU’s Phase 4 in Avengers: Endgame and this time around LEGO is throwing another batch of sets that relive those action-packed moments. Same as before, they may not accurately reflect those particular MCU scenes, but LEGO’s brick renditions are still to be desired. And to top it off, this summer 2020 series now gives our first brick-built Iron Man Bust in tribute to the legacy of Tony Stark.

While two of these are now listed at LEGO Shop@Home, the remaining LEGO Marvel Super Heroes summer 2020 sets, including the Iron Man Bust, are still to be included. You may want to click on the following links below if you wish to add them to your LEGO wishlist. Yahoo also mentions a Target release date of June, so we’ll have to see if these sets will also be available at LEGO stores by then. Check out these images courtesy of Yahoo and the Laughing Place.

Wrath of Loki 4+ (76152)

223 pieces | $59.99 | Minifigures: Captain Marvel, Thor, Iron Man, Loki, Hulk

 

Helicarrier (76153)

1,224 pieces | $119.99 | Minifigures: Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Captain Marvel, War Machine, Nick Fury, A.I.M. Agent, M.O.D.O.K. 

 

Iron Man Hulkbuster Versus A.I.M. Agent (76164)

456 pieces | $39.99 | Minifigures: Iron Man, Rescue, A.I.M. Agent (x2)

 

Iron Man Helmet (76165)

480 pieces | $59.99

 

Avengers Tower Battle (76166)

??? pieces | $89.99 | Minifigures: Iron Man, Black Widow, Blazer, Tazer, Red Skull, A.I.M. Agent (x2)

 

Other than these line-up of Avengers-inspired sets, we also have another LEGO Marvel set that collectors will keep an eye on. Also launching on June 1st, we can also expect the LEGO Marvel Spider-Man Venomosaurus Ambush (76151) with its first-ever Spider-Ham minifigure. This set is also currently listed at LEGO Shop@Home so be sure to add this to your wishlist as well.

LEGO Monkie Kid’s Delivery Bike (30341) Polybag Arriving Soon

The announcement of the LEGO Monkie Kid theme has been welcomed positively by LEGO fans, and it appears that there will be an additional polybag set to look forward to. A LEGO Monkie Kid’s Delivery Bike (30341) polybag has been introduced, and I guess its just a matter of time before it lands in US LEGO Stores.

Monkie Kid's Delivery Bike (30341)

A report from the Brickfinder suggests that a polybag will accompany the new LEGO Monkie Kid theme, similar to other LEGO themes or product series. The said polybag was first spotted during the LEGO Monkie  Kid’s Shanghai launch event last May 15 and was subsequently made available at the LEGO brand store in Shanghai for a minimum single-receipt purchase of any LEGO products and merchandise worth RMB369 (roughly $50 and above). Other than the LEGO Monkie Kid’ Delivery Bike (30341) polybag, there were also other exclusive promotional freebies that were given away at the said LEGO Store such as a LEGO Monkie Kid commemorative brick and a LEGO Monkie Kid Storage Head.

The LEGO Monkie Kid’s Delivery Bike (30341) features an alternate version of Monkie Kid wearing his kitchen garb, similar to what you can find in sets such as Pigsy’s Food Truck (80009) and Red Son’s Inferno Truck (80011). The delivery bike itself is a great addition to the overall theme, with its clever, brick-built bamboo steamer attached at the back. The polybag also seems to include a unique printed 1×2 plate, though I really can’t place my finger on what it is looking at the image.

As of to date, this polybag is yet to be seen in LEGO Shop@Home in the US, but my bet is that it might be included as a promotional freebie anytime soon or once the LEGO Store June Calendar is published.

The LEGO Monkie Kid sets are now available, and if you wish to take a closer look at these, you can find a good number of crystal clear images right here. Thanks again to the Brickfinder for the heads up.

LEGO Monkie Kid Now Available at LEGO Shop@Home

For those of you who are looking forward to the recently revealed LEGO Monkie Kid sets, LEGO Shop@Home has now made it available for all. This latest offering from LEGO takes inspiration from the classic Chinese saga Journey to the West, given that modern-day LEGO twist. This new LEGO series follows Monkie Kid and his friends as they seek the aid of the legendary Monkey King in order to thwart the evil plans of the Demon Bull King. Will get to know more about the details of the story behind Monkie Kid when it’s animated tie-in series arrives.

I love how these sets turned out, especially that of the Monkey King Warrior Mech and the Demon Bull King sets. It seems that LEGO designers have somehow perfected it’s mech designs. Check out the official product descriptions for this first wave of Monkie Kid sets. And as a way of helping us keep our site, you may want to consider clicking on the following affiliate links below.

White Dragon Horse Bike (80006)

259 pieces | $34.99 | Minifigures: Mei, Monkie Kid, Snort, Bob

LEGO Monkie Kid

Let children role-play heroic missions to defeat the Bull Clones with this exciting LEGO® Monkie Kid™ White Dragon Horse Bike (80006) playset. There are loads of cool details to inspire hours of fun, including the LEGO toy motorcycle’s foldout flight-mode wings and stud shooters, the Bull Clones’ hideout’s prison, ‘fire’ gate, and stud shooters, plus Monkie Kid’s Cloud Board. The 4 minifigures also have weapons to boost the battle role-play action.

 

Iron Bull Tank (80007)

430 pieces | $49.99  | Minifigures: Monkie Kid, Sandy (bigfig), Grunt, Roar

LEGO Monkie Kid

Children can role-play epic adventures as heroes Monkie Kid and Sandy – or villainous Bull Clones – with the LEGO® Monkie Kid™ Iron Bull Tank (80007). This LEGO armored toy vehicle features a rotating turret with a 6-stud rapid shooter, oil-barrel-launching function and other cool details to inspire battle action. An exciting LEGO gift idea for kids aged 7 and up, the toy playset includes 3 minifigures and a Sandy figure with weapons to inspire youngsters to create new stories every playtime.

Monkie Kid’s Cloud Jet (80008)

529 pieces | $59.99 | Minfigures: Ai, Monkie Kid, Red Son, Growl

LEGO Monkie Kid

Kids will love role-playing as hero Monkie Kid, piloting his Cloud Jet, battling for The Golden Staff, and saving a civilian with this cool LEGO® playset (80008). The aircraft toy features disc shooters and a minifigure cockpit that detaches to become a speed bike, while enemy Red Son has a buildable Twin Fire Jet Pack and Power Glove for conflict play. A super LEGO gift idea for kids aged 8 and up, it includes 4 minifigures so children can pretend to be their favorite characters.

Pigsy’s Food Truck (80009)

832 pieces | $69.99 | Minifigures: Uncle Qiao, Pigsy, Monkie Kid, Snort, Grunt

Inspire action-packed playtime adventures with this LEGO® Monkie Kid™ toy playset (80009) featuring Pigsy’s Food Truck and 2 buildable toy motorcycles for the food-stealing Bull Clones. The LEGO food truck toy has opening sides for easy access to the kitchen and command center. Fans will love fun features like the fake refrigerator with weapons inside and the pig-shaped rapid shooter on the roof. A super LEGO gift idea for kids, it includes 5 collectible toy minifigures to role-play exciting stories.

 

Demon Bull King (80010)

1,051 pieces | $89.99 | Minifigures: Pigsy, Monkie Kid, Princess Iron Fan

Young Monkie Kid fans will love creating epic scenes with this LEGO® Demon Bull King building toy (80010). A brilliant LEGO gift idea for kids aged 9 and up, it features a huge, posable Demon Bull King model, with many cool features to build and inspire play such as a LEGO light brick that lights up the torso, stud-shooting cannons, a ‘flame thrower’ and a big axe. The Monkie Kid, Pigsy, and Princess Iron Fan minifigures each have weapons, including The Golden Staff, to boost the battle action.

 

Red Son’s Inferno Truck (80011)

1,111 pieces | $119.99 | Minifigures: Lee, Mei, Monkie Kid, Red Son, Snort, Grunt, Roar

Children can dream up limitless action-packed stories with this LEGO® Monkie Kid™ toy building set (80011). Red Son’s Inferno Truck has many play-inspiring features, including a button to launch the integrated race car toy and fire the 6-stud rapid shooter, plus a winch to drag the ‘exploding’ ATM out of the brick-built Speedy Panda store. A great gift idea for kids, this LEGO tow truck comes with 7 minifigures for role play and a colorful Pigsy delivery tuk-tuk for Monkie Kid to drive to rescue store owner Lee.

 

Monkey King Warrior Mech (80012)

1,629 pieces | $149.99 | Minifigures: Jia, An, Monkie King, Monkie Kid, General Ironclad, Growl

LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans can become civilian-saving heroes with this huge, posable Monkey King Warrior Mech (80012), featuring gold-colored elements and an extendable staff. This set also features a stud-shooting Bull Clone mech toy and Pigsy’s noodle store to inspire creative storytelling. An ideal LEGO gift idea for kids aged 10 and up, it includes 6 minifigures, plus The Golden Staff, a buildable cloud for Monkie Kid and Flower Fruit Mountain mini build to recreate an iconic scene from Monkie Kid’s life story.

 

Monkie Kid’s Team Secret HQ (80013)

1,959 pieces | $169.99 | Minifigures: Mei, Pigsy, Monkie Kid, Sandy, General Ironclad, Grunt, Roar, Snort

Let children discover the cool features inside LEGO® Monkie Kid’s Team Secret HQ (80013). This LEGO ship toy opens up and can be divided for easy access to the detailed living area, workshop, posable mech, and more. The toy crane on the deck can be used to grab the Bull Clones’ stud-shooting assault boat, and Pigsy and Mei’s fun buildable water jets add to the battle play options. A fabulous gift idea for kids, this LEGO set includes 7 minifigures with weapons, plus Sandy and Mo the cat figures to role-play exciting adventures.

 

LEGO Monkie Kid Animated Series Coming Soon

Together with the reveal of LEGO’s latest line of LEGO Monkie Kid sets, LEGO also announces a tie-in animated series that chronicles the adventures of our new superhero. Inspired by the classic Chinese story Journey to the West, the LEGO Monkie Kid Animated series will follow the adventures of the Monkie Kid as he comes into terms of his mission to save the world. Watch the series’ video trailer below.

The LEGO Monkie Kid animated series will feature the characters of the hero-in-the-making Monkie Kid, together with Mei, Sandy, and Pigsy as they venture to seek the aid of the Monkey King against the modern-day minions of the show’s chief antagonist, the Demon Bull King.

LEGO Monkie Kid Animated Series

LEGO Monkie Kid Animated Series

There is no further info regarding when and where the series will be aired, but we’ll probably get more updates in the coming days. The artwork featured in the LEGO Monkie Kid animated series somehow deviates from LEGO’s usual style of animation, which underscores LEGO’s brand of humor. From the looks of it, the show is a nice fusion of both oriental and modern art concepts that shows an alternate continuity of the 500-year old epic story.

The LEGO Monkie Kid sets are slated to be available globally by tomorrow, May 16, with China, Singapore, Hongkong, and Malaysia having a head start today. Though LEGO Shop@Home in the US is yet to update its servers to include these sets in their listing, fans have been sharing across social media that some US LEGO stores have been selling these sets earlier than expected. Not really sure if these early sales can be considered “official” in a way, but you may want to check with your local LEGO brand store first for product availability. Most of LEGO’s physical stores have opened already so you have the option of doing your in-store purchase. However, due to the on-going pandemic, I do recommend that you exercise due caution in going out and visiting public places. I will still opt for online purchases for my LEGO fix for the time being.

I’ll keep you posted once the product listings for LEGO Monkie Kid sets go live at shop.LEGO.com, so stay tuned. Thanks to The Brothers Bricks for sharing the vid.

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020 Set Images Revealed

Yesterday we had a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming wave of LEGO Ninjago summer 2020 sets. Though what we have initially were low-res box art images, it somehow gave us a glimpse of what they have to offer. And this time around, thanks to Promobricks, we now have better images of these new LEGO Ninjago sets. A closer look reveals several interesting LEGO elements and pieces, and a new way to play with these LEGO sets. But first things first, let’s take a look at these set images.

Spinjitzu Burst Cole (70685)

48 pieces | €9.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Spinjitzu Burst Kai (70686)

48 pieces | €9.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Spinjitzu Burst Lloyd (70687)

48 pieces | €9.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

 

Storm Fighter Battle 4+ (71703)

165 pieces | €29.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

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Kai Fighter (71704)

513 pieces | €39.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020 LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Destiny’s Bounty (71705)

1,781 pieces | €129.99

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Journey to the Skull Dungeons (71717)

401 pieces | €24.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Wu’s Battle Dragon (71718)

321 pieces | €19.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Zane´s Mino Creature (71719)

616 pieces | €49.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Fire Stone Mech (71720)

968 pieces | €69.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Skull Sorcerer’s Dragon (71721)

1,016 pieces | €79.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon (71722)

1,171 pieces | €99.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

 

Aside from continuing the Legacy subtheme, we also have what seems to be a new storyline for our brick heroes. Sets 71717 to 71722 highlight a new play feature wherein similar to the LEGO Super Mario sets, these Ninjago sets can be combined in a kind of boardgame mechanic set in an underground world. The Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon (71722), aside from being the largest in this series, seems to act as the central hub for the rest of the sets as well. The result is an elaborately detailed dungeon-like obstacle course that players need to navigate. These sets also come with a brick-built dice piece and a health bar of sorts similar to a video game. The rules are not explicitly described in the box art, but LEGO made it clear that an insert will be included to explain all of these. Unlike the LEGO Super Mario theme, this setup does not require any additional electronic gadgets or implements.

Eagle-eyed LEGO fans also noticed the many new elements that were introduced in this latest wave of Ninjago sets. Lukas from Stonewars highlighted these new LEGO parts including new armor minifigure skull elements. I’m looking forward to these new pieces especially the new armor element that also acts as a shoulder guard for that matter.

As of this posting, LEGO Shop@Home hasn’t listed these LEGO Ninjago summer 2020 sets but we can assume that they will be released early in June. I’ll update these links once more info is available.

So what do you think of this latest wave of sets? Are you looking forward to these as well? Comment down below to share your thoughts.

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020 Box Art Images Released

It seems that another third-party retailer is pretty much excited to show-off its next batch of LEGO sets. Thanks to Norwegian online shop Skvis Arena, we can now have an idea of what LEGO has in store for its LEGO Ninjago summer 2020 collection.

Following the LEGO City, Creator, and Hidden Side summer 2020 reveals, it is not surprising to see that LEGO Ninjago also has a handful of new sets to beat.  I really can’t figure out the overarching theme from this summer 2020 wave due to the rather low-quality images but we can clearly see that there will be the usual spinning implements, a new battle mech, a continuity of Legacy sets, and another 4+ set following the release of the LEGO Ninjago Kai’s Fire Dragon (71701) earlier this year.  Based on these images, my guess is that this next wave will bring our ninjas to an underground adventure against enemies buried within the depths of the earth. The new battle mech is quite impressive as well, with a better lower body design compared to previous releases.

I hope to see better images of these sets once they make their appearance at LEGO Shop@Home anytime soon. For now, let’s take a closer look.

Spinjitzu Burst Cole (70685)

48 pieces | €9.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020                      

Spinjitzu Burst Kai (70686)

48 pieces | €9.99

Spinjitzu Burst Lloyd (70687)

48 pieces | €9.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Storm Fighter Battle 4+ (71703)

165 pieces | €29.99

Kai ´s Fighter (71704)

513 pieces | €39.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Destiny’s Bounty (71705)

1,781 pieces | €129.99

Journey to the Skull Dungeons (71717)

401 pieces | €24.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Wu’s Battle Dragon (71718)

321 pieces | €19.99

Zane´s Mino Creature (71719)

616 pieces | €49.99

Fire Stone Mech (71720)

968 pieces | €69.99

LEGO Ninjago Summer 2020

Skull Sorcerer’s Dragon (71721)

1,016 pieces | €79.99

Skull Sorcerer’s Dungeon (71722)

1,171 pieces | €99.99

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Be sure to subscribe to our blogsite for more updates. I expect a busy week ahead with all the reveals coming from LEGO’s summer 2020 releases so stay tuned. Special thanks to Promobricks and Pricevortex for providing additional info.

Auditions for LEGO Masters US Season 2 Is Now Open!

We’re still feeling the hype with Tyler and Amy being awarded as the first-ever US LEGO Masters, and it looks like FOX is now gearing up for season 2. Yes, you heard it right – LEGO Masters US Season 2 is happening, and with it, a casting call has been announced once again via a dedicated website

LEGO Masters US Season 2

Same as before the launch of the first season of the show, would-be LEGO Masters will need to register online by filling in details (and a lot of it actually) about themselves including other relevant info that highlights their love for the LEGO brick.

You can either register by pair or solo (though the former is more desirable) and be sure to have images of your or your partner available, including five of your best ORIGINAL LEGO builds or MOCs. Be sure to also have a 1-minute video that describes what you love so much about building with LEGO and why you or your team should be considered as the next LEGO Masters. There is no particular deadline that was mentioned as of this posting, but its always better to be prompt with auditions such as this.

Couple Tyler and Amy Clites being awarded as the first-ever US LEGO Masters.

I just hope that similar to what Season 2 of LEGO Masters Australia has to offer which is already airing, by the way, LEGO Masters US Season 2 will represent a more diverse selection of contestants from the LEGO fan community.

So what do you think? Do you have the passion, skills, and creativity to become the next US LEGO Masters? Be sure to register and let us know what you think.

LEGO MASTERS is produced by Endemol Shine North America and
Tuesdayʼs Child under license from The LEGO Group, for The LEGO Group. It is aired via FOX TV in collaboration with Plan B Entertainment Holdings.

 

LEGO Masters Australia Season 2 Kicks Off Today

Season 1 of LEGO Masters US may already be over, but it seems that Australian fans of the LEGO-inspired reality show will now see more of Hamish Blake and seasoned LEGO Certified Professional Ryan ‘The BrickMan‘ McNaught as LEGO Masters Australia Season 2 kicks off today.

The highly successful collaboration between Tuesday’s Child Productions and the LEGO Group saw a huge audience viewership of more than 1.3 million all over Australia – prompting both companies to bet another season for the show. Here’s a look at this batch of LEGO Masters Australia Season 2 contestants, all vying for that sweet $100,000 prize and title to become the country’s next pair of LEGO Masters.

Andrew and Damian
LEGO Masters Australia Season 2
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Andrew is 49 and Damian is 43
From: Queensland
Occupation: Andrew is a music teacher, Damian is a graphic designer

Annie and Runa
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Annie is 30 and Runa is 29
From: Victoria
Occupation: Annie is a tea leaf reader and Runa is a scientist

Jackson and Alex
LEGO Masters Australia Season 2
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Both Jackson and Alex are 29
From: Western Australia
Occupation: Jackson is a multi-disciplinary visual artist, Alex is an environmental engineer

Jay and Stani
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Jay is 42 and Stani is 41
From: New South Wales
Occupation: Jay is an illustrator and Stani is a painter

Jennifer and Jodie
LEGO Masters Australia Season 2
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Jennifer is 31 and Jodie is 38
From: Queensland/South Australia
Occupation: Jennifer is a researcher and program coordinator, Jodie is a stay-at-home mom

Summer and Iona
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Summer is 19 and Iona is 18
From: South Australia
Occupation: University students

Tim and Dannii
LEGO Masters Australia Season 2
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Tim is 25 and Dannii is 26
From: Victoria
Occupation: Tim is a furniture salesman, Dannii is a casual relief teacher

Trent and Josh
Image courtesy of Nine.

Age: Trent is 38 and Josh is 27
From: South Australia
Occupation: Trent is an accountant, Josh is a school chaplain and children’s ministry worker

Here’s a video that introduces our eight pairs of LEGO Masters hopefuls. What strikes me the most is that unlike our initial batch of contestants from the first season of the show, Season 2’s contestants seem to be more diverse, representing a larger portion of the LEGO fan community. One of the criticisms that were thrown over at the show during its first season is its seemingly “unbalanced” roster of contestants, consisting of professional LEGO builders as well. I’m not familiar with this next wave of contestants but based on their video interviews, I can fairly say that they represent a much better section of the larger LEGO fan community.

The first episode of LEGO Masters Australia Season 2 will air on Nine today, April 19, at 7:00 PM (AEST).

 

Source: Nine