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.
Do you like your horrible murder-y monsters to be cute and adorable with an exposed midriff and jeans revealingly and impractically slashed? Kotobukiya has you covered with their bishoujo statue of genderbent Jason Voorhees. Check out the pictures after the jump.
Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for "Cu-Poche Rikka Takanashi," the 14th item from Kotobukiya's popular small posable figure series. The 110mm-tall figure of the main heroine of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions comes with the Schwarz Sechs Prototype MkII and a Mauser Automatic Military Pistol. Check the details after the jump.
After silhouettes and Shunya Yamashita illustrations, Kotobukiya has presented an early look at their first slasher bishoujo figure. Freddy Krueger from Freddy vs. Jason is due in time for Halloween in October 2014. Get a look after the jump.
Kotobukiya Akihabara-kan is one of the major character toy/figure companies in Japan Kotobukiya's five-storey retail store in the Akihabara town. Between March 19 and 26, it was holding a small exhibition for the school uniforms for the Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions anime series. Check the photos after the jump.
With Winter Wonderfest earlier in the month, Kotobukiya posted a look at Shunya Yamashita's design illustration for their Bishoujo line figure of Street Fighter's Juri far ahead of its Q1 2015 release. And, following last week's kick off of New York Toy Fair 2014, they posted the event catalogue and an early look at DC Comics Bishoujo statue of Teen Titan's Starfire, due out this October. Get a look after the jump.