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In the US, some of the most common roadside attractions are the “World’s Largest Whatever”: World’s Largest Ketchup Bottle, World’s Largest Ball of Rubber Bands, World’s Largest Rocking Chair, World’s Largest Golf Ball, World’s Largest Ball of Twine, all real and all in the United States.

But why go big, when you can go small…like, really small. How about a 1.5cm (0.6 inch) tall Kamen Rider figure? What’s more, you’ll be able to get one of them in Japan really soon!

Japan has an image of being the land of electronics and robotics, so it’s no surprise that Japanese people have been taking things and making them as small as possible. We’ve seen this in tiny electronics, tiny bars (some only seat three people!), tiny houses, and even tiny sushi!

Dubbed “Micro Kamen Rider Series volume 1”, Banpresto is releasing these tiny figures fully colored and with an impressive amount of detail. Standing at 1.5 cm (0.6 in) tall, they are scaled to 1/140th the size of Kamen Rider. And the fun doesn’t stop there! They will make up to four installments of this fantastic series with the final volume being released in July. While Banpresto has started with Kamen Rider figures, they plan on releasing One Piece figures next. Other characters are also planned but no details have been released yet.

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If you want to get your too-large hands on these micro sized figures, you better be good at UFO catcher games. It seems like Banpresto will be offering the figures at amusement spots all around Japan from the end of June!

But before June, the figures will have an introductory sale at a few spots around the country from May 17. If you can’t catch these minis then, look for them again in June!

You can find them at the following locations:

Hokkaido: Wonder Park Sapporo
Sendai: Namuco Land BASE 765
Akihabara: Outdoor Akihabara Shop
Nagoya: Nagoya Rega- Land Sasashima
Osaka: Namco Umeda
Hakata: Namco Hakata Bus Terminal Shop
Okinawa: Namco Naha Main Place

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If you find yourself near any of those locations on the 17th, take a look inside to see if you can catch a glimpse of the micro Kamen Rider. Size isn’t everything, especially if the bad guys are busy taking in a Sunday afternoon ball game.

Source: Hachima KikoToru Nabi MICRO
Images: Hachima KikoToru Nabi MICRO, Twitter (norizin)