Last week was the annual Toy Fair at the Javits Center in NYC. I was fortunate to attend, and extra lucky to get invited to the Disney Consumer Products session showcasing some of the upcoming line of toys from the Disney Pixar movie, Monsters University. My son and I are very excited to see a new Monsters movie, after all, we used to have Monsters, Inc. on DVD until we wore it out from viewing so often!
And who better to talk about these products than the star of the movie franchise, John Goodman himself! I was that close to him as you can see above. You know I asked for my own celeb shot, you will have to wait to see what happened below! First, I would like to share some of the toys from the new line due out later in the year!
Roll, Pop, and Scare with The Roll-A- Scare™ Monsters Assortment!
Each Roll-A- Scare™ figure is uniquely stylized and has a surprise pop-up activation! Inside each pack you’ll discover a Student ID card that springs your Monster open! There are 12 characters to collect in total. Recreate your favorite scenes from Monsters University as you Roll, Pop and Scare with the Roll-A- Scare™ Monsters Assortment! Ages 3+. It says 3+, is it wrong that I want to collect these as well?
The Roll-A-Scare™ Toxic Race Playset!
Lets you roll, pop and scare while you recreate elements from the Monsters University Scare Games! You can play solo, or with a friend by racing 2 Roll-A-Scare™ characters down the track! Watch out for Sea Urchins, or they’ll stop you right in your tracks! Be the first to cross the monsterized finish line and watch your character spring open to win the Scare Games! Each Roll-A-Scare™ Playset also comes with an exclusive Sulley figure for you to race. Be a part of the Scare Games with the Monsters University Roll-A-Scare™ Playset! Ages 3+. I will happily take this across the hall to have my neighbor’s son review this with me! He is in Pre-K, he doesn’t have to know he is my excuse to play with this!
The Monsters University Sulley Monster Mask!
Transforms kids into real monsters! It’s 100% kid powered. As your jaw opens, closes or moves up and down, the Sulley Monster Mask’s eyebrows and lips move too – creating fun, scary and memorable faces! Become Sulley and serve up a good scare to friends and family with the Sulley Monster Mask from Monsters University! Ages 3+. Here’s hoping they do an adult size mask as well, I need a costume for next Halloween!
This Monsters University Row Playset!
This playset brings the fun and excitement of chasing Archie the scare pig through the quad. Set comes with Electronics featuring character voices and Archie’s fun sounds. Featuring two figure disks this set has a ton of fun. The first disk on the bottom floor spins the floor so you can have the monsters chase Archie in circles. The second disk activates a catapult to throw Archie across the set, through a trap door and into his cage. Also featured is a revolving door in the middle of the set for more chasing action! The set comes with Mike, Archie and a Cage.
Mike & Sulley Collectibles from Disney Infinity, the new video gaming system that will take over all of our homes early this summer: “Disney Infinity is an all-new gaming platform that combines Disney’s most popular franchises with one of today’s hottest trends in toys – interactive figures that come to life in video games. Players can place real-world toy versions of their favorite Disney characters onto a device called the Infinity Base and transport them into the virtual game worlds of Monsters University, the Incredibles and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as into a giant Toy Box where they can create their own Disney experiences.” I am saving up now to be able to buy each and every figure from the collection!
I am also including this great video recap from Toy Fair:
And now for the celebrity shot!
Disclosure: I received no compensation for this post. I am just a huge fan. All opinions are 100% honest and my own.