HYDE, the lead vocalist of the rock bands L'Arc-en-Ciel and VAMPS, has proved that he's also a surprisingly convincing Harley Quinn in a gender-bending Halloween cosplay posted to his official Instagram page. Hit the jump to check out his transformation.
For this weekend's San Diego Comic Con, figures maker/distributor Kotobukiya is preparing to present a look at art for Marvel Comics' popular comedy heroine Bishoujo Squirrel Girl, as redesigned for their Bishoujo line by Shunya Yamashita. She's joined by a look at Yamashita's take on Street Fighter's R. Mika. And, here comes with the dude!. A new Ikemen (handsome) series kicks off with DC Comics' Bat Family.
Figure makers/sellers Kotobukiya's Bishoujo figures designed by Shunya Yamashita are back to DC Comics with their latest figure. This time it's Wonder Girl. Specifically, the third, Cassie Sandsmark. This is a character/name with a pretty convoluted history. Orders are open now ahead of end of 2016/early 2017 release. Get a look after the jump.
Figure makers/sellers Kotobukiya's Bishoujo figures designed by Shunya Yamashita are back to DC Comics and back to Harley Quinn to feature the dangerous Batman adversary as she's been depicted since the publisher's 2011 New 52 reboot (ending this year with the super-hero line's "Rebirth"). With the figure now available for pre-order, a full preview has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
At April's WonderCon Anaheim, Kotobukiya previewed the unpainted sculpt for the upcoming Bishoujo line figure of DC Comics super heroine Black Canary, as designed by Shunya Yamashita. Now scheduled and ready for pre-order, a preview of the final figure has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
At last weekend's WonderCon Anaheim, Kotobukiya previewed the sculpt for the upcoming Bishoujo line figure of DC Comics super heroine Black Canary, as tweaked by Shunya Yamashita. Get a look after the jump.
Doujin and ero-manga creator Toshirou Chiba from Celluloid Acme has a pretty evident affection for strong ladies, as seen in his doujinshi parodies of Naruto, Dragon's Crown, Dorohedoro and the like. A reader of American superhero comics, he's recently illustrated a series of mashups featuring the women in that genre, mixed up with the ship girls of KanColle. Check out the results after the jump.
Gender war never changes. Figure maker Kotobukiya has teased the introduction of Metal Gear Solid into their bishoujo cute girl (and women) statue line with Sniper Wolf coming later this year. Also teased is the Street Fighter Sakura figure. Get a look after the jump.
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.
Kotobukiya continues their lineup of bishoujo-inspired statues combining the superheroines and villains of DC Comics with Shunya Yamashita with popular Justice League sorceress Zatanna. Along with this, they've previewed Rebuild of Evangelion - EVA-13 Eva Pseudo-Evolution 3+ Phase 1/400 scale Plastic Model, the Frame Arms Girl - Gourai plastic model and Captain Earth - Earth Engine Impacter plastic model. Get a look after the jump.
Following previews at San Diego Comic-Con and Wonder Festival, illustrator Shunya Yamashita has posted his designs for upcoming Marvel, DC, Tekken and Street Fighter bishoujo figures, set to be released by Kotobukiya in 2015. Get a look after the jump.
Warner Bros. has announced that Wonder Woman will be played by 28 year-old Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot in the currently untitled 2015 Superman-Batman live-action movie. More after the jump.
After roughly previewing a bishoujo figure of DC Comics' Black Canary back in February, Kotobukiya has now offered a look at the Shunya Yamashita illustration that was serve as the basis for the statuette. The next bishoujo figure is the June release of X-Men's Kitty Pryde. Canary should be out in the third quarter along with a bishoujo figure take on Tekken's Ling Xiaoyu. Get a look after the jump.