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.
Japanese toy/character figure maker Kotobukiya has announced that a 1/8th scale figure of Isuzu Sento, the main heroine of Shoji Gatoh's popular light novel series Amagi Brilliant Park and its TV anime adaptation by Kyoto Animation, will go on sale in May. Check the product photos after the jump.
Over the summer, Kotobukiya's catalog of upcoming bishoujo Street Fighter figures teased a silhouette of Final Fight/Street Fighter bad girl Poison with a 2016 listing. While that release might be a while off, they now have the model illustration from the line's designer Shunya Yamashita ready to preview. Get a look after the jump.
In time for this weekend New York Comic Con, Kotobukiya has posted a new look at their latest bishoujo version of an Amecomi superhero. In this case, their 3D take on the Shunya Yamashita interpretation of Marvel Comics' She-Hulk is due in May. Get a look after the jump.
Kotobukiya's official Japanese online store has started accepting its latest item from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular slice-of-life comedy manga Yotsuba&!, a 110mm tall complete deformation Danbo (or Danboard) action figure which can be deformed into a box as illustrated in the manga. Check the details with a CM after the jump.
After previously previewing Shunya Yamashita's design, Kotobukiya is now offering a look at the bishoujo figure of Street Fighter bad girl Juri, due to be released in April 2015. Get a look after the jump.
Kotobukiya has recently been highlighting a number figures set to be imported to North America on their Facebook page, including Chu-2 Byo Demo Koi Ga Shitai Rikka Takanashi Ani Statue, the Yotsuba&! Yotsuba Koiwai Action Figure and more. Get a look after the jump.
The main reason I visited the Kotobukiya Akihabara store on Sunday was "Brothers Conflict Museum," a special exhibition for the popular Japanese novel/game/anime series, which was held at the building's event space called "Kotobukiya Base Akiba" on the fifth floor from August 11 to 17. Check the photo report after the jump.
During my visit in Akihabara last week, I was able to join a special photo shooting event with a life-size Danbo in the front of Kotobukiya's Akihabara store. Danbo is the famous cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga series Yotsuba&!, and Kotobukiya has released many kinds of goods inspired by it. Check the photo report 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.
Kotobukiya continues their line of bishoujo figure redesigns this winter with the X-Men's Jubilee from Marvel Comics. The 1/7th scale statue is scheduled to be released in North America in January. Get a look after the jump.
Figure maker Kotobukiya has introduced Nina Williams as their latest Tekken Bishoujo statue, set to be released in Japan in November and confirmed for North America import in December. The 1/7th scale, 21cm figure sells for 7,776 yen. Get a look after the jump.