Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for Kotobukiya's latest item, 30mm-size Danbo strap (Danboard charm). Danbo is, as you know, the cardboard robot from Kiyohiko Azuma's popular manga Yotsuba&!. Hit the jump for the details.
No, this isn't some internet-age gender swapping exercise. Marvel Comics introduced their Jessica Drew Spider-Woman character in 1977. Shunya Yamashita touch her up a bit for a bishoujo figure design, set to be released by Kotobukiya in June 2014. Get a look agter the jump.
Kotobukiya’s new Bishoujou Wonder Woman is finally up for pre-order, and just in time for some juicy Wonder Woman-based Batman vs. Superman gossip. Check out the details – and the pictures – after the jump.
No, it's not some weird Halloween/April Fools crossover. The idea was actually previously mentioned at New York Comic Con, but Kotobukiya picked today to hit Facebook with a teaser for two figures reimagining slasher movie killers as sexy bishoujo figures. Get a look after the jump.
Are you a fan of the finer things in life, like beautiful figures or Rage of Bahamut? Then good news for you: Kotobukiya’s new Dark Angel Olivia figure will knock your socks off. Hit the jump to see the pictures.
Recently, Kotobukiya has posted a series of illustrations from Shunya Yamashita, the artist whose designs serve as the inspiration for the figure maker's Bishoujo heroine line. The latest subjects pull from both Marvel and DC Comics, Street Fighter and even Star Wars' "Extended Universe." Get a look after the jump.
This year's Father's Day is June 16th. To celebrate the day, Kotobukiya's Akihabara store will hold a special event on this Saturday and Sunday. The customers who purchase over 1,500 yen worth of Yotsuba&! goods will receive a special "Pants Man" craft kit. Hit the jump for more details.
"Cu-poche" is Kotobukiya's popular small posable figures with a chibi style. Japanese retailers have started accepting its November item, "Cu-poche Mami Tomoe," one of the main heroine girls from the super popular series Puella Magi Madoka Magica since yesterday. Hit the jump for the detailed product photos.
Megahobby Expo 2013 Spring was held at Akiba Square in the Akihabara UDX building on May 25th. The biannual character figure/toy exhibition was hosted by Megahouse with the support of other major companies such as ALTER and Kotobukiya. Check the first part of the photo report featuring cute girls after the jump!
It's like Kotobukiya is recalling Toonami with their ARTFX statue plans. Trigun the Movie: Badlands Rumble: Nicholas D. Wolfwood hits this month while YuYu Hakusho's Kazuma Kuwabara arrives in October. There's also a New Prince of Tennis: Ryoma Echizen and a Iron Man 3 War Machine planned for September. Get a look 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.
Are you ready? Have you watched the first episode of the Uta No Prince Sama second season on Crunchyroll yet? With all the excitement, Kotobukiya in Akihabara kicked off a celebration week for ST☆RISH's Ittoki Otoya whose birthday is on the 11th. See the photos of the handmade cake after the jump!
The most featured character figure on the fourth floor of Kotobukiya's Akihabara store now is Haruka Amami from the super popular The Idolm@ster series. She is the first product from their newly launched figure line "Cu-poche" and will be released in Japan on April 5th and in the US in May this year. Check her cuteness after the jump!