This week in his manga-style photo journal, CR News editor in chief Patrick Macias finds himself surrounded by superheroes, boy wizards, tigers, bunnies, and more at the Tamashii Comic-Con, a new event in Tokyo showcasing some of the upcoming releases from Bandai’s deluxe Tamashii Nations line. Enjoy after the jump!
Recreate the awesome time travel battles from Batman Ninja with two new poseable Figmas! Batman Ninja comes equipped with a poseable cape and Bat-kunai, and the DX Sengoku Edition comes with full Sengoku armor and extra pieces. Hit the jump to preorder yours.
A set of trailers and a new key visual plunge audiences into the world of Batman Ninja, an upcoming animated theatrical film that depicts what happens when Batman and a bunch of other iconic DC Comics super heroes and super villains find themselves transported back to Sengoku Era Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.