Ninjago City designer video

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NINJAGO City

NINJAGO City

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The stunning 70620 NINJAGO City was revealed nearly two months ago but LEGO has only now published the designer video on YouTube, which you can watch after the break.

It's interesting to see just how modular it is and how much detail has been packed into the interior: from sushi conveyer and 'working' crab grill, to action figures in the comic shop and the latest millinery fashions in the shop.

VIP access is due this week, I believe. We'll let you know when you can order it.

42 comments on this article

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By in Australia,

So many great hidden features! Looking forward to it!

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By in United Kingdom,

This looks great. Would be nice if it is out next week. As much as I would love to go to the London designer event on the 24th it will be chaos during school holidays!

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By in Czech Republic,

And now I need it even more...

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By in United Kingdom,

I love this. It's pricey, but it's my last big buy this year so it's justified! :/

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By in New Zealand,

Nick Vas from Auckland NZ has the dream job as a LEGO designer.

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By in United States,

I got a LEGO flyer in the mail yesterday that said it's available on the 16th for VIPs!

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By in Norway,

Fun video, can't wait to get my hands on this one!! -And good luck to the designer(s) who is going to outdo this. ;)

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By in Australia,

Well done to the designers, what a great job, and for one of the designers being able to design a minifig of your own child must be a real thrill.

I have never been the slightest bit interested in Ninjago sets, but some of these movie sets (unfortunately the most expensive) are very very tempting.

Whilst I think the Saturn V is the set of the year, the Lego Ninjago Movie theme might be the theme of the year.

I love Star Wars and will buy a few of the upcoming Last Jedi sets, but what may make sense in the film universe re lack of different and diverse vehicles is obviously limiting for Lego.

Ninjago being a Lego property obviously has much more creative freedom from a Lego toy perspective, and it looks like they have really taken this freedom and used it wisely.

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By in United Kingdom,

Tastey ;-)

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By in United States,

BrickVault has already published a review of this set if anyone is looking for a more in-depth look at the set.

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By in United States,

Good video, LEGO need to make sure they only allow designers without visible tattoos do these videos. Not a great role model for kids.

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By in Netherlands,

Because tattoos are per definition a bad thing?

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By in Canada,

^Um seriously @mike978! There are some great role models out there in this world that are tattooed. Just because they decided to use ink on their bodies says nothing about the kind of person they are so please don't judge!

As to Ninjago City it's awesome I love it! Can't wait to get a copy of it and build one. It's been difficult to get a copy of some of the Lego Ninjago Movie sets locally so it seems as they are very popular.

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By in Netherlands,

I'm not interested in Ninjago or the movie at all, but this set looks amazing! Probably a great addition to my city as well. Hope I can pick one up in Billund where I'll be going later this month! :D

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By in Sweden,

@mike987 how about you focus on the lego and less about wanting them to match your ideas for acceptable appearance? For me these are awesome role models, they get to work with what they love, and they are good at it too! I hope my children can be as happy and successful! Look at the details! This is an awesome set! I plan to get it as soon as my lego budget has recovered from my last purchase! ;)

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By in United Kingdom,

@mike978 Are you serious? If someone wants to get a tattoo it's not because they're a bad person. They get one cos they want one for whatever reason. It shouldn't change anything. If you don't like them don't get one, but don't shame other people because they have them.

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By in United States,

These type of sets are amaizing for their plenthora of features, shame I am still saving for a glorious new house with space to display these cuties and live with a few people if I so choose so.

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By in Canada,

Must have set, holy cow great set. But, what's with the pricing these days. Getting more and more expensive. Too many great sets. But let's not forget Ninjago Movie is for kids, isn't it???

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By in Belgium,

Does somebody see or know what the designer Hans Burkhard Schlömer has in his right hand in the introduction of the video?

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By in United States,

^^Is $300 for nearly 5,000 pieces a bad deal? I mean, that's a lot of money, but it could be a lot more...

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By in United States,

GARC! That's the word I was looking for! First thing I thought of when I saw this set. This would look cool with a bunch of little speeders flying around everywhere.

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By in United Kingdom,

Just got the Destiny's Bounty, depending on what's under that white cloth (cough cough Falcon) I'm very tempted to get this next!

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By in United States,

Looks like it has movie posters that can be swapped with the ones in palace cinema? That is a cool idea.

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By in United States,

Wow. Looks incredible. Will have to find a way to get this.

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By in United States,

Douchebags are everywhere...

As for Ninjago City, it won't be a day 1 purchase for me as I'm saving for the big big big big set, but definitely getting it before years end. Same with the Old Fishing Store.

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By in Portugal,

@BrickCompanion
I wondered what event you were talking about. These things are so badly publicised! I tend to only hear about them after they've happened.

With a bit of googling, I found this link:
http://www.brickfinder.net/2017/08/11/lego-ideas-old-fishing-store-meet-fan-designer-sessions/
Which links to this LEGO Ideas facebook post and a screen shot from it:
https://www.facebook.com/LEGOIdeas/videos/1730877416926449/

The facebook page has a video. At the end they give a list of signing dates for the Old Fishing Store, with 24th August at Leicester square being one of them.

But I find no mention of a Ninjago event.

Oh well, I'm not around on 24th anyway.

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By in United States,

Has anyone noticed that the two mini figures in the "return of the brick separator" are the designers that are showing off the model? even down to the shirts that they are wearing!

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By in United States,

Nice UCS Millennium Falcon tease at :01-:03! :-D

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By in Norway,

@brickfisto Haha, that`s crazy ;)

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By in United States,

Spent a lot of time talking with Chris while on the Inside Tour. Such a great guy!

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By in United States,

This set is superb! Lots of hidden details and references. Definetly one of the best sets of the year along with the Destiny's Bounty: both of which I hope to get this October.

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By in Ireland,

Looking forward to this and Old Fishing Store in next few weeks. What a time to be alive. ;)

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By in United States,

@brickfisto – good eye! That is awesome! This is a must-have for me but where to keep it!?

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By in United Kingdom,

I am really, really, really want this set as this is the price of the old death star and it is the 3rd largest lego set so it is a must have!!!!!!!!!

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By in United States,

LEGO is killing my Home maintenance budget, my vacation budget, my kids college tuition budget (who needs higher education these days anyway right?), and my budget for things like food.

BRING IT ON.

Love this set it's a superb design might be my favorite design this year though the Fishing Shop is a really close second. Two very distinct and different buildings that will accentuate the Heck out of any street build.

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By in United Kingdom,

Cool video. But Ninjago City and the Old Fishing Store are released on the same day! Which one shall I buy first?!

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By in United States,

I just noticed one of the minifigs is wearing a Galidor shirt. Funny, TLG, really funny.

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By in Australia,

Interesting to see the designers didn't give the yay or nay on whether this is a modular...
A lot of aspects of this set remind me of the modulars. Obviously that "Return of the Brick Separator" poster is a reference to 10232 Palace Cinema, and @roobot, I really hope they're interchangeable. The sushi chef who is also secretly a crab chef makes me think of the cookie smuggler with the interchangeable hair/cap in 10246 Detective's Office.

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By in United States,

@ApolloVI: One of the movie posters is also a minifig-ized version of an actual Galidor poster. I guess 15 years is long enough for LEGO to be comfortable joking about it. XD

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By in Canada,

@mike978

My tattooed family, friends, co-workers, and clients I deal with are all nice, hardworking, positive people who do their best to provide and inspire their own kids and others.

I'm not inked, but I'd sooner have kids be around them than learn to be judgmental and invent with their mouth what they can't see with their eyes like your role models seem to have instilled.

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By in United Kingdom,

Hopefully be picking this up on Wednesday with VIP early access. Looks like an awesome set. Is the fishing store going to be available early for VIPs?

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By in United States,

Well, just in pictures I wasn't so sure on this set. Seeing all of the play features, I could expect my daughter to rather enjoy it. But I'm still torn on the price. Great P/P ratio, but a lot to swallow at one time.

Short of buying all printed/stickered elements and a few figures, I may have to look into picking this up down the line.

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