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40381 Monkey King is a BrickHeadz set that was released on August 2, 2020.

Background

The Monkey King, known as Sun Wukong (孫悟空/孙悟空) in Mandarin Chinese, is a legendary figure best known as one of the main characters in the 16th-century Chinese novel Journey to the West (西遊記/西游记) and many later stories and adaptations. Inspiration for the Monkey King's origins predate the novel and can be traced back both to the Monkey-God, Hanuman, from the Hindu epic, the Ramayana as well as from the Song dynasty. In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain by the Buddha, he later accompanies the monk Tang Sanzang (唐三藏) on a journey to retrieve Buddhist sutras from the West (Indian subcontinent) where Buddha and his followers reside.

The Monkey King possesses immense strength; he is able to support the pressing weight of two celestial mountains on his shoulders while running "with the speed of a meteor". He is also extremely fast, able to travel 108,000 li (54,000 kilometres (34,000 mi)) in one somersault. Sun also knows the 72 Earthly transformations, which allow him to transform into various animals and objects. Sun Wukong is a skilled fighter, capable of defeating the best warriors of heaven. His hair possesses magical properties, capable of summoning clones of the Monkey King himself, and/or into various weapons, animals, and other objects. He has demonstrated partial weather manipulation abilities as well, and can stop people in place with fixing magic.

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LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans will love building their own brilliant LEGO BrickHeadz™ version of the Monkey King (40381). This awesome little model of a legendary character from the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West is fun to build solo or with friends and family. It comes with step-by-step, illustrated instructions so even LEGO newcomers can build with confidence. A fun gift idea for creative kids aged 10 and up, this collectible toy includes a baseplate to create an eye-catching display.

  • LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans will love building their own LEGO BrickHeadz™ version of the Monkey King (40381), recreating details of this legendary character from the classic Journey to the West novel to create a cool display.
  • This 175-piece LEGO® toy building set makes an awesome birthday present, holiday gift or anytime surprise for kids aged 10 and up. It comes with illustrated instructions so even LEGO beginners can build independently.
  • This LEGO® brick-built Monkey King toy figure includes a baseplate for display and measures 5” (12.8cm) tall – it won’t take up too much space but it’s sure to grab the attention of any passerby wherever it is displayed.


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LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans will love building LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans will love building their own brilliant LEGO BrickHeadz™ version of the Monkey King (40381). This awesome little model of a legendary character from the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West is fun to build solo or with friends and family. It comes with step-by-step, illustrated instructions so even LEGO newcomers can build with confidence. A fun gift idea for creative kids aged 10 and up, this collectible toy includes a baseplate to create an eye-catching display.</br></br>* LEGO® Monkie Kid™ fans will love building their own LEGO BrickHeadz™ version of the Monkey King (40381), recreating details of this legendary character from the classic Journey to the West novel to create a cool display.</br></br>* This 175-piece LEGO® toy building set makes an awesome birthday present, holiday gift or anytime surprise for kids aged 10 and up. It comes with illustrated instructions so even LEGO beginners can build independently.</br></br>* This LEGO® brick-built Monkey King toy figure includes a baseplate for display and measures 5” (12.8cm) tall – it won’t take up too much space but it’s sure to grab the attention of any passerby wherever it is displayed. of any passerby wherever it is displayed. +
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