After their recent teaser of Raven from DC Comics' Titans, it was Marvel's turn for Kotobukiya's Bishoujo teasers. Previously having showed Shunya Yamashita's designs for Avengers heroine The Wasp, they've now offered a glimpse at the figure. Shortly after that the latest pic revealed the surprising introduction of a female version of the "merc with a mouth" Deadpool to the line.
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.
Japanese character figure/toy maker Kotobukiya today announced that a 1/8th scale figure of Fubuki from the popular online web browser game Kantai Collection/KanColle will be released in June, and posted its product photos. The figure is designed after her original illustration drawn by Shibafu. Check the details 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.
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.