Images of 2014 Ninjago sets

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LEGO teased us earlier in the week with a poster about next year's Ninjago sets and now grogall has uncovered official hi-res photos of three of the sets, 70721-70723 which he has posted on Eurobricks. I believe they originated at KMart.com.

So it seems that it's the adversaries who are robots or cyborgs, and it's interesting to see that the Ninjas are not dressed in typical ninja garb; they have handkerchiefs over their mouths and hair instead of hoods.

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By in Republic Of Korea,

Finally - The ninjas' hair will be officially in sets!

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By in United Kingdom,

Do my eyes deceive me, or does that black guy have a ...hand-held flick-fire missile launcher?!

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By in United Kingdom,

Borrrrrrrring!! Another plane, another tank, another motorbike thing.
Glad I don't collect these anymore!!

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By in Australia,

I like the jet fighter. I loved the blue jet fighter that came out during the second series, and now there's a red one? Awesome.

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By in United States,

The sets revealed are extremely ameteurish and, well, look as if they could fall apart easily. I'm looking for a little more quality from the others!

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By in United States,

I'm getting a sort of future dystopia or cyberpunk vibe from these, particularly the set with the motorcycle.

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By in United Kingdom,

Don't really care about the look of the sets - it's the new elements I want! New hair and neckerchiefs, the cyborg elements, what looks like a new spoiler part on the mech legs? I like Ninjago for both sci-fi and fantasy elements and the range of colours involved. Want these sets ASAP.

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By in United States,

Kai's fighter looks like Jay's from the snake year, and Lloyd's vehicle looks like one of the ones from brickmaster ninjago, not to mention how Cole's mech looks like Kai's mech. I really am not sure whether ill get these sets or not- they look marvelous, but I just am not sure if I have the cash if I am already planning on buying the new Hobbit sets as well as the LEGO movie set previewed at Comic-con.

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By in Denmark,

Hey look, it's the circular saw blade that was leaked in LEGO Digital Designer!

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By in United States,

I really like these sets. I haven't been able to get all the other ones and so these look great! I like the vehicles and I think it would be cool if all the ninjas could get their own mech!

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By in Greece,

The hand-held thing looks like a black version of the hydraulic ram outer from City sets such as the fire engines. My guess is the missile isn't going to come flying out in a hurry.

The red ship looks good, as does the figure. Let's hope if that is a pop-out wing mechanism that it works this time. With the blue one, between design time and actual release, LEGO replaced the plate hinge design with a much stiffer one that then wouldn't spring open as originally intended.

I don't know about female ninjas, but the guy on the green bike has a seriously girly hairdo.

I'm not sure that's a new spoiler on the legs of the mech (see some of the more obscure Cars sets). The blue raider seems to have some sort of slider control thing sticking out the back - I wonder what that does?

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By in United States,

i like all 3 sets, and the hair is a great addition, theres a number of new elements going on here, obviously the baddies are all new, but there seems to be a small face cover that doesn't look like the bandanna piece to me on each ninja shown

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By in United Kingdom,

Woah...mind. Blown. I love these sets!!!

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By in United States,

I see no Zane in these first images. I wonder if he turns evil and becomes a psycho robot.

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By in United States,

^If you've seen the box art he's on the top-right corner of every box, keep in mind there are still more images that have yet to be seen. And just because their revealed seprately doesn't mean that they'll be in two seperate waves. ;-)

Anyway the sets look AMAZING, possibly the best year of Ninjago! Though I don't think that the handkerchiefs are new, I think their the same as normal; except turned upside-down.

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By in United States,

Thanks for sharing.

I've never been a huge Ninjago fan, but I like some of the pieces that come out and I've collected the ninjas so far, for some reason. So I think these new ninja torsos look cool. Adding in hair instead of another mask is a good idea, and the addition to the face cover here is really neat. It definitely looks different than the original handkerchief. They need something to keep people wanting to buy sets.

I was somewhat excited about robots being in it, but I don't really like the looks of these robots. I think I'll stick with the LEGO movie robots instead. But these ninjas might be pretty neat.

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By in United Kingdom,

So, Ninjago is getting Chima/Galaxy Squad vehicles? Sorry, but the blue half-track type thing particularly doesn't seem very original, like Lego had one idea for a vehicle style and thought "Oooo! We could get away with using this at least three times!"

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By in United States,

Wow! These leaked set images are EPIC! I hereby declare 2014, "The Year of the Nindroid!" Oh wait, I think someone has done that already. Anyway, :l <-Nindroid emoticon. :P :P :P

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By in United States,

I never thought I'd say this but it looks like I might be getting some Ninjago sets next year! I still don't really care for the sets themselves but those figures sure have some potential! Looks like were getting new handle bar pieces on that black mech in the Thunder raider set!

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By in United States,

Outer Rim Emperor those are Friends handlebars, their hands don't spin so they needed a new style. It's a nice element.

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By in United States,

@zipsforbananas: I'm not sure what you mean exactly. As I see it, the blue half-track is the MOST unique of the vehicles, being unlike anything we've seen in the Ninjago theme previously and not really anything like any Chima or Galaxy Squad vehicles I've seen. I guess it's a little like #70001 or #70013 in that it's a half-track with the tracks in the front rather than the rear, but that's where the similarities end — neither of those sets places the cockpit between the tracks like that or tilts the entire chassis forward so visibly. It almost feels like the land equivalent of a Vic Viper. =P

@Outer Rim Emperor: Those handlebars were designed for LEGO Friends and have been appearing in sets since that theme began.

I'm very, very excited about these sets! The only one that doesn't especially excite me is 70721 Kai Fighter. As far as fantasy planes are concerned, I'm not sure if it stands any chance of displacing 9442 Jay's Storm Fighter in the "cool fantasy plane" category, and I don't think that assessment is liable to change unless its play features are just as awesome (@Joefish: My 9442 also had some trouble with excessive friction when I first put it together: the solution is to remove the rubber band and open and close the wings repeatedly until you've "broken them in" a little).

I do wish that Lloyd's bike in 70742 had some more ornate decoration... maybe some stickers on the front. It just feels a bit bland without some magical elemental patterns like all the other Ninja vehicles have had.

I love the ninja minifigures in these sets. The ninja masks without hoods are a great new piece, and one that's much more versatile than the old Western bandanna since it can clearly work with a wider range of hair and neck accessories than that piece. The new hair pieces look perfectly accurate to how the characters look in the show! As for the new Ninja costumes, they have both that lovely textile quality of so many previous Ninja costumes but with the addition of gorgeous elemental motifs like the NRG Ninja sported.

The villains also look pretty neat. Cyrus Borg looks like he could have jumped straight out of LEGO Agents, and I mean that in a good way. General Cryptor and the generic Nindroid are both remarkably evil-looking designs that do a good job balancing that ninja flavor with their sci-fi otherworldliness.

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By in United Kingdom,

I think these are the best ninjago sets so far.
I wonder when we'll get to see pictures of the other sets,i'd like to see what the nindroid mechdragon looks like.

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By in United Kingdom,

These sets look pretty interesting and the plane doesn't look too bad.

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By in United States,

@Patch22 and @Firox 5000, I totally agree. This upcoming year is bound for sucsess!
Wait, I just realized that the ninja don't have any leg printing, but the nindroids do. Are the ninja supposed to be that way, or are these Prelimenary set images?
Oh, and by the way, :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :P :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l :l <-Nindroid army. Wait a minute, how did that tounge smily get there? :P <-Oh. That's how.

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By in United States,

So excited for these. Having the hair pieces will be great, and the new ninjas torso designs are good too. The vehicles aren't revolutionary, but they still look good to me and seem to have some decent pieces in them. I guess I know what I'll be buying next winter!

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By in Canada,

Okay, I was really hoping NinjaGo would be more about Ninja/samurai/fantasy/etc than some ripoff of Power Rangers AGAIN!!! If I wanted goofy vehicles, I'd be happy with the NinjaGo sets that are already out now. When people want a reboot, the majority wanted something equal to NinjaGo's second wave of sets (which came out in their premier summer).

I know I haven't seen everything yet, but I'm starting to think this will be another cruel expense where I buy sets to get each of the Ninjas. Luckily, from the three we now have pictures of, they're not some powerhouse $60plus sets which make "Collecting all the ninjas" impossible. Heck, I only ended up buying the Orc Forge set once I realised I wasn't going to be financially able to complete the Fellowship of the Ring... even though I talked about how cool it would be for Lego to get the lisence for years! So when I buy sets just for the minifigures, I prefer they be as cheap as possible.

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By in United States,

@Bricklover789: These sets were almost SOLD by K Mart.

Love the way they're making the motorcycles smaller and more minor, except the tank bike. These sets put Ninjago on a different level!

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By in United States,

the prices will be $20/$20/$30, so very good PPP even in '14.

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By in Greece,

Aanchir - Jay's Storm Fighter can be made to work, but when things like this happen you need to call LEGO and let them know there's a problem so they can try to stop it happening again. Unfortunately their typical reaction is to send you some more hinges, which won't help. But at least you give them feedback. If you're a member of a club or forum that has a 'LEGO Ambassador' then they're also a good route of giving feedback on specific technical issues, where the LEGO Customer Service people on the phone might not quite understand your problem.

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By in United States,

New Lloyd and general cryptor are on ebay right now same seller as the one of cryptor

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By in United Kingdom,

i like the new hair

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By in Denmark,

70723 Thunder Raider is a really unfair set - the ninjas has a big vehicle and a mech, while the cyborg only have his little sentry and a handheld weapon. That sentry must be able to blow up their vehicles in one shot, for them to be tied.

Ailien Conquest sets: 7051 and 7065 were unfair too, as they didn't include any hero but only an innocent civilian to be abducted.

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By in Canada,

If you're a Star Trek fan then you could use these minifigure as borgs

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By in United Kingdom,

The sets look great! Btw: Does someone know if we're getting more Ninjago spinners in 2014?

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By in United Kingdom,

I love these sets! All on my wanted list.

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By in United States,

This looks exactly like the blue one they made a while back. Why is it necessary???

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By in United States,

I would just like to point out that the Kai Fighter doesn't really look like Jay's Stormfighter. It kinda resembles the thing but I looks different enough to still be cool. An Jay's Thunder Raider doesn't look anything like the Ultra Sonic Raider. Except maybe the Treads. These set look awesome personally. Plus the hair will be nice and did anyone catch the "New Ninjago City"?

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By in United Kingdom,

seriously skeletons were ok but "cyborgs" that's just stupid ,they should've stopped it at the snake tribes .In addition the sets look trashy and probably expensive .

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