Every year, the top collectibles creators and distributors add new items to their lineups. Due to the ever-changing nature of the collecting landscape, it can be challenging to keep up. If you’re looking for somewhere to start, here are nine of the most popular action figures to collect in 2021.
“The Child” Animatronic Toy From Hasbro
The Mandalorian took the world by storm when Disney revealed the adorable green character known only as “The Child.” Since its introduction to the public, this Baby Yoda figure—later known as Grogu—has inspired dozens of creators. In fact, a committee chose The Child animatronic toy from Hasbro as the 2021 Toy of the Year.
Senku Ishigami From Banpresto
Banpresto creates top-of-the-line collectible action figures like this popular Dr. Stone anime character: Senku Ishigami. The “Figure of Stone World” edition of Senku is well worth collecting this year.
Nezuko Kamado From Kotobukiya
In the hit anime, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Nezuko Kamado is at the center of her family tragedy. Collect this human-turned-demon character for your shelf.
Princess Leia From Funko POP!
Funko is famous for its collectible line of big-headed, aesthetically rounded toy figurines. This year, one of the most popular Funko POP! action figures is from the Star Wars universe—specifically, the Funko POP! of Princess Leia in her Yavin Ceremony adornments.
Himiko Toga (Nendoroid) From Good Smile Company
If you watch the anime My Hero Academia, then you know Himiko Toga. And so does Good Smile Company, the collectible toy manufacturer who created the “Nendoroid” version of the character with three face masks.
Edward Elric From Funko POP!
As one of the most well-known manga-turned-anime series, it’s no surprise to see Edward Elric of Fullmetal Alchemist trending in the collectible world.
Itachi Uchiha From FiGPiN
Itachi Uchiha holds a unique place in the wild world of Naruto Shippuden. Collect this multifaceted character in the popular collectible pin form developed by FiGPiN.
Goku From Tamashii Nations of Bandai
The anime Dragon Ball Super features “Ultra Instinct Goku,” who is distinctive from the other iterations of the Dragon Ball franchise. The Tamashii Nations division of Bandai gives soul and life to this popular version of Goku.
Shiro From Good Smile Company
Enjoy the No Game No Life anime series with this Shiro collectible action figure from Good Smile Company’s POP UP PARADE line.
Knowing nine of the most popular action figures to collect in 2021 can help you build a solid foundation for the year. As you develop your shelves, be sure to check out our selection of action figures and collectibles at Shumi Toys & Gifts.