40540 Lion Dance Guy Review

Super quick review time! This one was a fun little build, and a good precursor to the 2022 Chinese New Year sets. This Brickheadz set shows a Lion Dancer in a brilliant costume. Honestly, the base set is pretty stock, but the costume is honestly spectacular. The colour pops and the head gear has some brilliant detail. It’s also a great way to get a lot of the red corner 1×1 tiles, with over 50 included.

It’ll be available from January 1, 2022 and will set you back US $9.99 / DE €9.99 / UK £9.99 AU $15.99.

The stand is pretty basic, with a lantern on one side and a couple of drums on the other. Simple, but it works well.

The head gear is the big drawcard and also comes complete with an opening mouth. There’s also a few classic details that we’ve seen before in LEGO Lion Dancers – bananas, yellow leaf studs, and those eyes. All that’s missing are gold frogs! I do like the crown and red ball – it’s very regal. The details on the head gear are great. It’s one of the better Brickheadz and will look great next to the Chinese New Year sets – grab it if you can!