Bandai unveils master Finding Dory toy line

Disney Consumer Products and Bandai have unveiled the new global product lineup for the upcoming animated feature film, Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory. 

Hitting screens on July 28th across the UK, the new title is the follow up movie to the 2003 blockbuster Finding Nemo and features the popular Dory, Marlin and Nemo alongside a cast of new friends. 

In celebration of the film’s upcoming release, Bandai has developed a full line of products including playsets, interactive toys, feature figures, plush, bath toys and more. Highlights of the line already include the My Friend Dory interactive soft figure with 50 phrases and Swigglefish Figure Assortment. 

“With the beloved characters from Finding Nemo joining a fantastic new supporting cast of friends, our expansive line is sure to spark imaginations worldwide to share in Dory’s aquatic journey,” said Kenji Washida, vice president of brand management, Bandai America Incorporated. 

“From kids to adult collectors and everyone in between, the Finding Dory line from Bandai offers something magical for the whole family.”

The merchandise will roll out globally beginning in May 2016.

"Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory presents a great opportunity for us to extend the adventures of these cherished characters through innovative products,” added Josh Silverman, executive vice president global licensing, Disney Consumer Products. 

“Working with Bandai, we were able to come up with fun and creative ways to translate ocean life into engaging toys that fans of all ages will love.”

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