Eagle-eyed fans spotted Kingdom Hearts director and Final Fantasy VII character designer Tetsuya Nomura's name involved with Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and it turns out he's designing a few characters. Specifically, he's responsible for the designs of characters in the RPG's mysterious Torna organization, and the official Twitter account shared a couple samples.
The Clown Prince of Crime meets the King of Zippers with Square Enix introducing the Dynamic Duo. The latest in the Variant Play Arts Kai figure series is a DC Comics "DESIGNED BY TETSUYA NOMURA" figure of Batman nemesis the Joker. Measuring W100 x D80 x H285mm (including arms: Approx. W220 x D140 x H300mm), it's selling now for 32,184yen ahead of a September 2017 release.
Nicolas Ghesquière, a French fashion designer and the creative director of fashion house Louis Vuitton, took to Instagram recently to unveil a new series of ads (entitled "Series 4") which feature Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII modeling real life clothes and accessories created by Louis Vuitton. Hit the jump to get stylish.
The HATSUNE MIKU x TETSUYA NOMURA collaboration that was screened at Hatsune Miku art exhibition "Universal Positivity"@Wallplay last fall as a part of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in New York is taking 3D form as the Square Enix Variant Play Arts Kai figure lines adapts the work of their noted designer. More after the jump.
Last October we got a peek at a Catwoman figure designed by Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy VII's Tetsuya Nomura, who also designed a fairly insane take on Batman. His Catwoman concept is similarly futuristic, but it actually might fit kind of well inside something like Batman: Arkham Knight. Now the figure is up for pre-order, and an Ami Ami listing provides us with a much closer look at the design. Hit the jump for more.
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.