It’s time to vote for the best toys of the year!
On Friday, Feb. 12, the next Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards will be distributed virtually during a special online presentation. After carefully examining the nominees, a panel of industry experts determined this year’s 117 finalists across 16 categories. One winner in each category, along with the consumer-chosen People’s Choice Award and the overall Toy of the Year Award, will be presented in February. Now it’s your chance to vote for your favorites!
For Your Consideration: Action Figure of the Year
Anime Heroes (Bandai America)
Step into the world of Anime Heroes with brand new collectible figures! These highly detailed 6.5-inch figures allow you to recreate your favorite anime’s most iconic moments with over 16 points of articulation — perfect for action poses! Each Anime Heroes figure also comes with two additional sets of switchable hands, character-specific accessories, and premium packaging that is influenced by Japanese manga and art (great for display or play). Naruto and Knights of the Zodiac are the first of many more to launch.
For Your Consideration: Collectible Toy of the Year
Charaction CUBE (Bandai America)
Charaction CUBEs are the next generation puzzle for both casual and hardcore fans! Whether you’re a Rubik’s addict or pop culture fanatic, there’s a Charaction for everyone, with beloved characters from Dragon Ball, Gundam, Naruto, and Gudetama. The design is simple yet captures each character’s iconic representation with appealing chibi detail while still functioning as a Rubik’s puzzle to enjoy and add to your collection.