Check Out & Win Toy of the Year Finalist... New Fierce Female Action Figures!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 02.22.17
Check Out & Win Toy of the Year Finalist... New Fierce Female Action Figures!
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The idea that girls can only play with things like Barbies, baby dolls and tea sets while boys build with blocks and legos and play with action figures is thankfully becoming an outdated notion for many. This is why the New York based toy start-up IAmElemental’s creation of the first realistic female action figure has been such a success, winning multiple awards and returning to the North American International Toy Fair in New York this past weekend.

Read on and find out how you can win one of the IAmElemental action figures!

The toy company started a Kickstarter campaign back in 2014 where it saw great success by reaching their funding goal of $35,000 in just two days and far surpassing the goal as time went on. Time reported about the unique action figures in 2014 and how the creators worked to give girls (and boys) an action figure like they’ve never seen before.

Dawn Nadeau, co-founder of IAmElemental, explained how their dolls are different from the few female action figures we generally see in stores. Nadeau said, “The few female action figures that are on the market are really designed for the adult male collector. The form is hyper-sexualized: The breasts are oversized; the waist is tiny. When you make the figures sit, their legs splay open in a suggestive way.”

Rather than creating another female action figure based on an unrealistic Barbie-like physique, creators of the IAmElemental dolls worked tirelessly to create athletic, realistic characters that move the way kids want them to when playing. Nadeau explains, “We were obsessed with the breast-to-hip ratio. We were obsessed with the bum because so many of these figures have these incredible butt cracks on the back. We kept saying 'Bridge the gap’.”

After getting the measurements just right, the result is feminine yet tough action figures that look like they can hold their own in any battle. Each character in the set comes with its own virtue and power. One is based on Joan of Arc and has the virtue of Courage while the one with the Persistence virtue has the power to push through any obstacle.

What do you think about these new female action figures - who would you want to win one for? Tell us for the chance to win the action figure Courage!

There are two ways to enter:

Simply comment below and tell us who in your life would you want to win the action figure for?


Tweet about the giveaway!

Click here to Tweet: "Entered to win a female action figure and Toy of the Year Finalist thx to @SheSpeaksUp"

*One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive Courage. Giveaway is open through March 12th, 2017 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thank you to everyone who entered. Congratulations to winner, SheSpeaks member speakingofHER!

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  • betatester By betatester

    I'd love to win for my niece.

  • emolie27 By emolie27

    I would want to when the action figure for my daughter. She was just born, and I want to teach her how powerful women can be.

  • SabreNinja By SabreNinja

    I would love to give this to my niece. She would absolutely love this!

  • DebSings By DebSings

    I think my 8 year old daughter would enjoy having a woman character of strength and courage. She loves Skylander, Pokemon, Digimon, Yokai Watch, BeyBlade etc. and most shows that are geared to boys.

  • Poison_Ivy213 By Poison_Ivy213

    I would love to win the action figure for my 8-year-old daughter. She LOVES female super heroes. She is going through a rough time right now and seems to turn to super hero shows and toys to help her cope.

  • Ladygem616 By Ladygem616

    I would like to win it for my one and only nephew.

  • Gjprasad By Gjprasad

    My 7 year old. she loves playing with cars and action figures.

  • Jenny391 By Jenny391

    My husband and I are major money savers and so is our child.

  • aneube By aneube

    I would love for our six year old daughter to win these...and then share them with our 2 year old son! They look amazing and so empowering.

  • nicewoman By nicewoman

    My ten year old daughter would love these dolls

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