Everyone is gearing up to celebrate the 15th anniversary of J-Pop star Hikaru Utada's debut release, First Love. In addition to a commemorative album titled Utada Hikaru no Uta (Hikaru Utada's Songs), various artists and designers are contributing works inspired by the singer's career.
Hatsune Miku's 39ch has posted the HATSUNE MIKU x TETSUYA NOMURA（SQUARE ENIX） collaboration video that was screened at Hatsune Miku art exhibition "Universal Positivity"@Wallplay (Oct. 9th-Oct. 19th), as a part of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in New York. Get a look after the jump.
Following up on the news from summer's San Diego Comic Con that Square Enix and DC Comics were teaming up, in time for this weekend's New York Comic Con, character designer/director Tetsuya Nomura's alternative interpretation of Catwoman has been previewed. Like the previously showcased Batman design, Catwoman is set to become a Variant Play Arts Kai figure. Get a look after the jump.
It's time for virtual singers with extra zippers! "Hatsune Miku Art Exhibition Universal Positivity" in New York aims to show how the Vocaloid serves as an outlet for creatively, and Japan's game magazine Famitsu has posted an early look at how some that creativity is being expressed by Square Enix designer/director Tetsuya Nomura. Get a look after the jump.
If you read the headline and thought "belts and zippers!" or something along those lines, you're not alone. Final Fantasy designer and Kingdom Hearts mastermind Tetsuya Nomura had the opportunity to re-imagine Batman for a Variant Play Arts Kai figure, and the results are as out-there as you might expect. Pics and more after the jump.