THE CITY OF LANTERNS (80036) REVIEW

The City of Lanterns (80036) is one of the largest sets in the Monkie Kid theme. It features the bright colours and fun characters that this theme is known for. Most Monkie Kid sets include mechs and vehicles. However, this set features a bustling city centre. I really love the look of this set as…

Summer 2022 Monkie Kid Sets

Monkie Kid is an interesting theme. It offers stunning sets, like the Legendary Flower Fruit Mountain. However, it also delivers a ridiculous number of Ninjago-like vehicles, like Red Son’s Inferno Jet. Needless to say, I am big fan of the scenic sets and buildings. Less so the vehicles. It looks like the summer 2022 Monkie…

Underwater Journey (30562) Review

In January 2022, the LEGO® Group offered a gift-with-purchase (GWP) alongside $50 worth of Monkie Kid or Ninjago sets. The GWP consisted of a polybag called Monkie Kid’s Underwater Journey (30562). While the promotion has been over for a while, the polybag has popped up at other retail sources. Plus, I liked the look of…

POLYBAG HAUL

I stopped into Toys R Us (TRU) the other morning to see if their shelves had been restocked. Christmas shoppers and natural disaster-related supply chain shortages (at least here in BC) had left them perpetually empty. Part of the reason for the trip is that I needed to pick up some polybags for the Brick…

January 2022 Promotions

This morning, we shared the news concerning the return of the VIP collectible coins. Those hit the VIP rewards center on January 11, 2022 at 9:00 am. Hot on the heels of that reveal, we also learned of the January 2022 promotions at the LEGO® Store. Interestingly, this news is coming at you much later…

2022 Monkie Kid Sets Revealed

The LEGO® Group just announced the 2022 Monkie Kid sets dropping on January 1. While they revealed one of these sets at the Chinese International Import Expo, the rest are new. Monkie Kid is an interesting theme. I have reviewed a number of the sets since it debuted in stores. Some of the sets are…

China International Import Expo Reveals

The LEGO® Group recently participated in the fourth annual China International Import Expo. They revealed seven new sets from three themes. The reveals include the 2022 Chinese New Year sets celebrating the Year of the Tiger. Additionally, the announcement included one Monkie Kid reveal, and four new Super Mario sets. These are in addition to…

Monkie Kid Finally Lands in Canada

Monkie Kid launched to much hype in May 2020. Taking inspiration from Chinese folklore, the LEGO® Group released a new animated series in the Asian market. Sets based on the show appeared all over the world. The first wave launched in conjunction with the show. Subsequently, a second, third, and fourth wave followed suit. While…