Kotobukiya Previews DC Comics Zatanna Bishoujo Statue

Plus "Evangelion," "Captain Earth" and more

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. 


Kotobukiya Japanese import! Continuing the lineup of beautiful bishoujo-inspired statues combining the superheroines and villains of DC Comics with traditional Japanese stylings is a truly magical lady, the sorceress Zatanna! Daughter of the famous stage magician Giovanni “John” Zatara, Zatanna debuted in 1964 as a powerful addition to the mystical side of the DC universe. In addition to performing on stage like her father, the skilled magician has worked with various versions of the Justice League, Sentinels of Magic, and more with her unique backwards English spell casting. Zatanna appears in this brand new Japanese bishoujo (pretty girl) styled statue based on original character art by world famous illustrator Shunya Yamashita!

Using sleight of hand as well as her considerable beauty, Zatanna distracts you, her audience, as she prepares to pull something out of her hat. The magician looks like she is frozen in mid-performance, wearing her stage costume and sculpted in a unique pose. Zatanna balances on one foot with the other pulled up under her as she leans to the side, dramatically aiming her wand at her outstretched top hat. The beguiling sorceress wears her classic costume, a feminine version of a traditional magician’s outfit with high heeled boots, fishnet stockings, white gloves, a black bodysuit, and a complex top with tuxedo elements. There is an incredible amount of sculpted detail in Zatanna’s intricate clothing as well as her long, flowing hair and captivating bishoujo-styled face.

Sculpted by Takaboku Busujima (Busujimax), Zatanna stands just under 10 inches tall (1/7 scale) on her specially designed display base. Whether displayed on her own or with other DC Comics Bishoujo statues on your shelf, this enchantress is ready to work her magic!

Available July 2015.

Pre-order this item here - http://store.kotous.com/…/dc-comics-zatanna-bishoujo-statue…

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A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Neon Genesis Evangelion continues to be one of the most enduring anime franchises in history with some of the most beloved characters of all time... not least of which are the incredible giant robots known as Evas. Following up on the latest version of the Test Type 01 is the next intricate plastic model kit from the series, Evangelion No. 13 Giji-Shinka3! Appearing as a tall, lanky cyborg machine resembling the Unit-01, Giji-Shinka3 is the awakened form of Evangelion No. 13. It has a similar humanoid body with thin limbs, reinforced knees and chest, shoulder extensions, and horned head, but it adds to the alien look with four arms and a shocking white and black color scheme with some subtle red and green accents! The model kit is comprised of over 400 pre-colored parts so no painting is required, and it has an amazing 60 points of articulation for extreme poseability. Giji-Shinka3 also comes with multiple interchangeable hand, weapon, and accessory parts including halos, tendrils, Spears, and more. Sculpted by Yuichi Kuwamura and Shohei Chiba, Evangelion No. 13 Giji-Shinka3 stands 7 ½ inches tall (1/400 scale). Display it by itself or with other Evangelion-inspired plastic model kits from Kotobukiya!

Available June 2015.

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Frame Arms Girl Gourai Plastic Model Kit.

Available June 2015.

Sculptor: Yasutomo Shimizu

Included parts:
-3 types of pre-painted face parts with different eye directions (right looking, left looking, front looking eyes)
-Left arm and leg for recreating the image illustration (elbow and knee joints are not articulated)
-Knife with 3mm diameter peg made holder 
-Free style bazooka in Gourai's mold color
-Decals of eyes and markings
-2 supporting 3mm diameter peg made grips for M.S.G. and other
-5 types each of PVC made hands parts

-Eye direction can be changed with exchanging the face part.
-Image illustration can be recreated by using set included optional parts.
-Knife can be stored in holder.
-Caterpillar can land on ground by articulation.
-As hands are made of PVC, previously released weapons from M.S.G. series and Frame Arms series can be made held.
-Previously released armors from M.S.G. series and Frame Arms series can be attached as 3mm diameter holes are made on arms, and legs.



Captain Earth - Earth Engine Impacter

Available June 2015.



Plastic Model
Size: Height approx. 180mm (non scale)

[Set Contents]
-Main figure
-Optional flat hand parts
-Chest cannon activated parts x2
-Chest vulcun cannon activated parts x2
-Earth Engine Impacter's center unit "Earth Engine Ordinary"
-Special gimmick arm beam blade parts x2


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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