The Clown Prince of Crime meets the King of Zippers with Square Enix introducing the Dynamic Duo. The latest in the Variant Play Arts Kai figure series is a DC Comics "DESIGNED BY TETSUYA NOMURA" figure of Batman nemesis the Joker. Measuring W100 x D80 x H285mm (including arms: Approx. W220 x D140 x H300mm), it's selling now for 32,184yen ahead of a September 2017 release.
Takehito Koyasu and Miyuki Sawashiro are back, voicing another Japanese dub of a DC Comics based movie. For The Lego Batman Movie, Koyasu reprises the role of the Joker (Zach Galifianakis in English), which he previously voiced in Suicide Squad. Sawashiro, voiced of Enchantress in Suicide Squad, will be Barbara Gordon / Batgirl (Rosario Dawson in English).
Good Smile Company has been busy in the first weekend and a half of October with their Nendoroid figure plans. In 2016 you'll be able to pair off the heroic Hajime from Gatchaman Crowds against The Dark Knight's villainous Joker. And, for something more peaceful, Non Non Biyori's Hotaru is joining a re-release of Renge. Get a look after the jump.
Last October we got a peek at a Catwoman figure designed by Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy VII's Tetsuya Nomura, who also designed a fairly insane take on Batman. His Catwoman concept is similarly futuristic, but it actually might fit kind of well inside something like Batman: Arkham Knight. Now the figure is up for pre-order, and an Ami Ami listing provides us with a much closer look at the design. Hit the jump for more.
In time for this weekend's Winter Wonder Festival figure event, Kotobukiya has posted Shunya Yamashita's design for their Bishoujo line figure of DC Comics' Titans heroine Raven on their English Facebook page. Along with this, fans has the event spotted the designs for the line's figure of Marvel Comics' Lady Deadpool. Get a look after the jump.
Figure maker Kotobukiya has teased Shunya Yamashita's designs for Raven, set to join Titan teammate Starfire in their line of DC Comics inspired Bishoujo figures. And speaking of Kotobukiya and DC Comics, they've previewed a set of Li'l Gotham Japanese style two inch soft PVC mini-figures with Batman's heroes and villains. Get a look after the jump.
Moe mountaineering is just got even cuter as Good Smile Company has previewed their super deformed Nendoroid figure of Encouragement of Climb lead Aoi Yukimura. For the first climber Nendoroid, they've put together special inclined based. She, along with sleeping bag shaped Nendoroid Pouches, go on sale November 5th. Meanwhile, order have launched for a Batman Nendoroid ahead of The Dark Knight's February release.
Following up on the news from summer's San Diego Comic Con that Square Enix and DC Comics were teaming up, in time for this weekend's New York Comic Con, character designer/director Tetsuya Nomura's alternative interpretation of Catwoman has been previewed. Like the previously showcased Batman design, Catwoman is set to become a Variant Play Arts Kai figure. Get a look after the jump.
If you read the headline and thought "belts and zippers!" or something along those lines, you're not alone. Final Fantasy designer and Kingdom Hearts mastermind Tetsuya Nomura had the opportunity to re-imagine Batman for a Variant Play Arts Kai figure, and the results are as out-there as you might expect. Pics and more after the jump.
Warner Bros. has been teasing more content for Batman: Arkham Origins, and it looks like it might be Mr. Freeze related. See the image posted to tease the new story DLC after the jump.