LEGO.com Japan has posted details of the upcoming set, previously only rumoured, LEGO Harry Potter 75978 Diagon Alley. The information was removed, but not before Stone Wars grabbed the details and a screenshot.
The 5,544 piece set is expected to launch on September 1. This strange occurence at LEGO.com suggests an announcement – with images of the set – is imminent.
Here is the official product description from LEGO.com:
Iconic stores packed with authentic movie details
Measuring more than a meter wide, the impressive model captures the scale and ambience of the bustling magic-supplies hub. Behind magnificent facades lie intriguing interiors, fascinating features and familiar characters. Check out the wands at Ollivanders; drop in on Gilderoy Lockhart’s book-signing event at Flourish & Blotts bookseller; obtain a love potion from Weasleys Wizard Wheezes; and peruse the products and paraphernalia at Scribbulus Writing Implements, Quality Quidditch Supplies, Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor and the Daily Prophet.
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- Includes Ollivanders Wand Shop, Scribbulus Writing Implements, Quality Quidditch Supplies, Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor, Flourish & Blotts bookseller, Weasleys Wizard Wheezes and the Daily Prophet entrance.
- Authentic accessories and familiar minifigures from the Harry Potter movies make it possible to create a ‘living model’ with endless possibilities to rearrange and create new narratives.
- This challenging and rewarding construction set makes a great Christmas or birthday gift for kids, Harry Potter fans, model enthusiasts and lovers of LEGO brick building aged 16 and up.
- Measuring over 11” (29cm) high, 40” (102cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep, this LEGO® Harry Potter Diagon Alley set is crammed to the rooftops with authentic details.
- No batteries required. This modular construction set provides a hands-on, fulfilling building experience. Even the famous hat-lifting entrance to Weasleys Wizard Wheezes is powered by hand.
- If you’re thinking of buying this remarkable model as a gift for someone new to LEGO building kits, don’t worry – it comes with easy-to-follow, printed building instructions. Open the box and let the building fun begin!
- LEGO Harry Potter sets contain favorite characters, amazing features and familiar locations from the popular movies. They make ideal gifts for anyone wanting to recreate the movie magic.
- LEGO construction toys meet the highest industry standards to ensure every brick is consistent and compatible, connecting and pulling apart perfectly every time – no magic required!
- All LEGO bricks and pieces are dropped, heated, crushed, twisted and analyzed to make sure each one meets the highest safety standards in the world.
Potterheads should stay tuned for Brick Fanatics, as more news will be shared as soon as it is available.