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LEGO Legends of Chima
Legends of Chima - New From LEGO
LEGO Legends of Chima is a new LEGO theme coming in 2013. On this page I'll be collecting the latest news about this new LEGO theme. And there's now lots of information available, very exciting!
This will be a big theme in a similar vein to the hugely successful LEGO Ninjago. You can see a teaser preview on the Legends of Chima official site and the sets are now available to order (we have quite a few!).
Latest: Find out about new LEGO CHIMA games
I'm Mum to two boys who are LEGO-crazy and I'm more than happy to join in. They love the look of the images we've seen - minifigures with animal heads.
I'll be keeping track of the Legends of Chima theme on this page and updating as we here from LEGO about this new theme for 2013.
What is Legends of Chima?
Legends of Chima is a new LEGO theme for 2013. The theme includes minifigures with humanoid bodies and the heads of wild animals. That's got my kids interest right there!
There will also be small vehicles called Speedorz which will be part of the game that goes with the theme. There will also be larger vehicle model sets.
There are some very cool LEGO Chima videos to watch including teasers, story background and Speedorz and set promos:
LEGO Chima Videos
Watch LEGO Chima videos online. We're really enjoying the LEGO Legends of Chima videos! We check for new ones every day. I'm collecting LEGO Chima videos on ...
LEGO Club Magazine - CHIMA Feature
If you're a member of the LEGO Club then you get the LEGO Club magazine for free. The January-February 2013 issue features Legends of CHIMA heavily.
There's a LEGO Club Jr and a regular LEGO Club version of the magazine and both feature CHIMA.
The Jr version has a LEGO CHIMA coloring page and a CHIMA Lion model to build. In the UK, the regular version has a fold-out cover image and a CHIMA comic (The Story of Laval and Cragger.) Both feature the Legends of CHIMA heavily throughout the magazine.
US Lego Legends of Chima Promotion
According to the LEGO Stores Calendar LEGO will be running a LEGO Legends of Chima Promotion in January 2013.
"FREE LEGO Â® Legends of Chima TM set with a $75 purchase!*"
Offer valid January 1-31, 2013 at the LEGO Store and shop.LEGO.com, or while supplies last.
The promotional set image shows an Eagle tribe Ewar minifigure on a small vehicle holding a CHI crystal. The set is called Ewar's Acro-Fighter.
The newsletter also mentions:
- A LEGO Chima Challenge with Speedorz on January 26th 2013 with a free poster
- A LEGO Legends of Chima LEGO Club meeting on January 26th 2013 where you get to "Build a vehicle the lions can use to get through the swamp." with a T-shirt included (price applies)
- The next LEGO Catalog featuring LEGO Chima with LEGO Chima on the front.
To see the calendar visit LEGO Stores Newsletter and navigate to the January calendar.
Buy LEGO Chima Sets
The first wave of Legends of Chima sets are now available to order in the US.
Legends of Chima Sets: UK, France, Gerrmany
LEGO Legends of Chima Sets
Let's take a look at the new LEGO Legends of Chima sets from this new LEGO theme for 2013. In Legends of Chima, intelligent humanoid animal creatures must fi...
Legends of Chima Speedorz Sets
The LEGO Legends of Chima theme includes a battle game with Speedorz sets. The sets include rip cord vehicles that the minifigs sit in, cards, other LEGO props and weapons.
You can find out more about the LEGO Legends of Chima Speedorz sets here:
LEGO Chima Speedorz Sets
The LEGO Legends of Chima Speedorz sets are collectable sets used for a battle game with ripcord vehicles, LEGO minifigures and LEGO weapons and accessories....
Legends of Chima TV Series Promo Trailer
The Legends of Chima trailer was shown after the 2012 LEGO Ninjago series finale.
How do you pronounce Chima?
How do you pronounce Chima in Legends of Chima? It's said "cheema" - you can listen to it in the trailer for the TV show above.
LEGO Chima Pictures
Wow! We're really excited to see these LEGO Chima pictures on a Korean LEGO blog. They are of a LEGO Legends of Chima display booth with lots of Chima sets, cool display features and a Speedorz demo table (there are even some clips of Speedorz being played!) We can't stop looking at these. Very cool.
Tribes of Chima
In the initial wave of Legends of Chima sets there are five animal tribes: Lion, Crocodile, Wolf, Eagle and Raven. The Legend of Chima teaser site shows an image with a rock that has a Lion and an Eagle head on a rock and also a Gorilla head. So I think there are six tribes of Chima including the Gorillas who don't appear in the initial sets. Maybe there will be more too.
Legends of Chima Minifigures
Here's a close up of some of the minifigures from the LEGO Legends of Chima theme. Pretty cool, we think.
Chima Cragger Command Ship 70006 Minifigures
Legends of Chima LEGO Sets
There will of course be a range of Legends of Chima LEGO sets in 2013.
Brikipedia lists 18 Legends of Chima LEGO sets for 2013. These are expected in several waves throughout the year.
You can see the full list here.
Upcoming LEGO Chima Products
We are expecting "a combination of buildable figures, play-sets, 'Speedorz', board game and associated licensed product" - p44 Toy News November 2012.
New Licensed Series: Origins: A Starter Handbook
LEGO Legends of Chima Origins: A Starter Handbook by Tracey West has a publication date of January 1, 2013 so this should be the first Legends of Chima book to come out. It's a 64 page book for children aged 7 and up and is published by Scholastic.
We have this book and my son is enjoying it. It also comes with a small poster.
Find out more about LEGO CHIMA books.
Will there be a Legends of Chima TV Show or Movie?
Update: Yes, there will be a Legends of Chima TV show, see the trailer.
We think so For the Ninjago theme this has definitely been a big part of the appeal for my boys. The love watching the show and learning loads of details about the characters and then acting out the stories.
Wikipedia mentions that Cartoon Network will be airing a show called Legends of Chima in 2013 (details TBA.) so it looks promising.
We've found out about new episodes of Ninjago by checking IMDB. There's nothing there for Legends of Chima at time of writing, but you can check for a Legends of Chima movie or TV show to get the latest info.
LEGO Chima 4D Movie Xperience
The LEGOLAND websites are showing a LEGO Legends of Chima 4D Movie Xperience. It looks like the movie will be showing when the LEGOLAND parks open for the 2013 season. The viewer gets involved in "a battle for CHI between the Laval the Lion Prince, and Cragger the Crocodile Prince."
Ninjago vs Legends of Chima
From what you know of Legends of Chima do you think it's going to be even better than Ninjago? Or are you a loyal Ninjago fan who wants to see lots more Ninjago?
Which is best: Ninjago or Legends of Chima?
Legends of Chima Release Dates
The LEGO Legends of Chima teaser site says 2013. When LEGO announces new themes for the beginning of a year, there is often some availability late in December of the previous year, sometimes in time for Christmas. So we may see the first sets in late 2012.
LEGO Club France has pre-announced that the release date for LEGO Legends of Chima is December 26th (in France at least.)
Legends of Chima Products
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Legends of Chima on eBay
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