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Published September 21, 2022

Marvel Wins Two Toy of the Year Awards for 2022

Congrats to all the nominees!

For the year 2022, Marvel received not one but two nominations for Toy of the Year Award — and won in both categories! The Toy of the Year Awards celebrates the best of the best within the toy and collectibles industry across 17 different categories, with Marvel receiving top honors in both the Construction Toy of the Year and Doll of the Year categories. 

Fans of the troublesome toddler Groot can get their hands on him after they’ve built the I Am Groot LEGO set, of course. Winning for Construction Toy of the Year, the Groot build is part of the larger Infinity Saga series and includes 476 pieces — you’ve got to supply your own dance moves. 

As for Doll of the Year winner, that honor goes to the newly released Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Collectible dolls from World of EPI celebrates some of the iconic characters which will next be seen in the upcoming film, releasing November 11, 2022. 

CONSTRUCTION TOY OF THE YEAR

toy of the year GROOT

Every fan of Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will know the famous scene where Baby Groot dances. Now kids can recreate this scene and others with this detailed, movable recreation of the lovable and mischievous toddler.

DOLL OF THE YEAR

World of EPI Black Panther dolls

Through collaborative efforts of Marvel Studios and World of EPI, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Collectible dolls bring the movie’s strong brilliant characters to life. The dolls embody the very essence of Wakanda Warriors: Shuri, Okoye, and Nakia with authentic hairstyles and detailed fashions inspired by intricate costumes in the film.

There are still two more prestigious awards: the overall Toy of the Year and People’s Choice award. Those winners will be announced on November 21, 2022. For more information about the TOTY Awards voting and selection process, visit ToyAwards.org.

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