Kotobukiya Archive

  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2017-street-fighter-bishoujos-chun-li-cammy/attachment/streetfighterheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81702"></a></p> <p>We’ve known for a while now that Kotobukiya would be doing <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/check-art-new-chun-li-bishoujo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">a second version of Bishoujo Chun-Li</a>, and I think most of us expected her to pop up at San Diego Comic Con. What I didn’t expect was two Bishes at once from the oft-neglected Street Fighter line: they have a new Cammy as well!</p> <p>It makes sense since these two were <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/check-out-street-fighter-bishoujo-chun-lis-new-face" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">released quite close together</a> in their original versions, and it’s kind of amazing to see how far the line has come since then. There is so much more detail here! Those thighs on Chun-Li, man, they’re something else.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119023/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119023/', 'Kotobukiya JP']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya JP</a>]</p>

    SDCC 2017: Street Fighter Bishoujos Chun-Li & Cammy

    We’ve known for a while now that Kotobukiya would be doing a second version of Bishoujo Chun-Li, and I think most of us expected her to pop up at San Diego Comic Con. What I didn’t expect was two Bishes at once from the oft-neglected Street Fighter line: they have a new Cammy as well!

    It makes sense since these two were released quite close together in their original versions, and it’s kind of amazing to see how far the line has come since then. There is so much more detail here! Those thighs on Chun-Li, man, they’re something else.

    [via Kotobukiya JP]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-summer-wonfest-2017-teasers/attachment/kototeasersheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81696"></a></p> <p>Wonder Festival is over a week away, but already we are getting teasers! Earlier every year, I tell you. This time Kotobukiya is first up to bat with quite a few updates & new figures… and they always have 2 teasers, so there are more where this came from.</p> <p>First up is the sculpt for their Pokemon Sun & Moon Lillie, along with the announcement that they will be doing Moon as well! We also have a new sculpt for Nono Morikubo from Cinderella Girls, and a new Captain America. They also teased the sculpts for Shokudaikiri Mitsutada from<em> Touken Ranbu</em> and Yang Wen-li from <em>Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu</em>.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/event/event-98000/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/event/event-98000/', 'Kotobukiya']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya</a>]</p>

    Kotobukiya’s Summer WonFest 2017 Teasers

    Wonder Festival is over a week away, but already we are getting teasers! Earlier every year, I tell you. This time Kotobukiya is first up to bat with quite a few updates & new figures… and they always have 2 teasers, so there are more where this came from.

    First up is the sculpt for their Pokemon Sun & Moon Lillie, along with the announcement that they will be doing Moon as well! We also have a new sculpt for Nono Morikubo from Cinderella Girls, and a new Captain America. They also teased the sculpts for Shokudaikiri Mitsutada from Touken Ranbu and Yang Wen-li from Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu.

    [via Kotobukiya]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/comic-toys/sdcc-2017-ikemen-nightwing-red-hood/attachment/boyzheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81681"></a></p> <p>It has been almost exactly a year since Kotobukiya <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2016-kotobukiyas-ikeman-line" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">announced the Ikemen line</a>, which is a male companion to the Bishoujos. Cute boys with cute butts doing cute things, finally! It seems that there has been a lot of work put into this line, because progress has been slow and they’re really trying to make it perfect. Both for us, of course, and for the ever-fickle DC.</p> <p>Now, finally, we are getting a peek at the fully sculpted & painted Nightwing! Look at that booty, it’s a thing of beauty. And his face is so sassy! We also got the full art for the next in the line, Red Hood. He looks so grumpy and adorable. Feeling a little tsundere, Jason?</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/kikakuguys/status/887843985821007872" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/kikakuguys/status/887843985821007872', 'Kikakuguys']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kikakuguys</a>]</p>

    SDCC 2017: Ikemen Nightwing & Red Hood

    It has been almost exactly a year since Kotobukiya announced the Ikemen line, which is a male companion to the Bishoujos. Cute boys with cute butts doing cute things, finally! It seems that there has been a lot of work put into this line, because progress has been slow and they’re really trying to make it perfect. Both for us, of course, and for the ever-fickle DC.

    Now, finally, we are getting a peek at the fully sculpted & painted Nightwing! Look at that booty, it’s a thing of beauty. And his face is so sassy! We also got the full art for the next in the line, Red Hood. He looks so grumpy and adorable. Feeling a little tsundere, Jason?

    [via Kikakuguys]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2017-bishoujo-supergirl-version-2/attachment/supergirlheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81677"></a></p> <p>Just a few months ago we found out that Kotobukiya would be doing a <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-announces-supergirl-bishoujo-version-2" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">second, updated Bishoujo of Supergirl</a>, spurred on by the success of the tv show. They have redone quite a few girls recently, especially in the Marvel & DC lines, but I really didn’t expect a second version of Supergirl any time soon! And now it’s time for the full sculpt reveal.</p> <p>I think I can safely say that this is the first time I liked the sculpt significantly more than Shunya’s illustration. The art just feels very safe and basic, where the sculpt has more emotion and detail. Instead of standing there kind of blankly she looks determined and strong!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119578/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119578/', 'Kotobukiya JP']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya JP</a>]</p>

    SDCC 2017: Bishoujo Supergirl Version 2

    Just a few months ago we found out that Kotobukiya would be doing a second, updated Bishoujo of Supergirl, spurred on by the success of the tv show. They have redone quite a few girls recently, especially in the Marvel & DC lines, but I really didn’t expect a second version of Supergirl any time soon! And now it’s time for the full sculpt reveal.

    I think I can safely say that this is the first time I liked the sculpt significantly more than Shunya’s illustration. The art just feels very safe and basic, where the sculpt has more emotion and detail. Instead of standing there kind of blankly she looks determined and strong!

    [via Kotobukiya JP]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2017-evil-dead-hellraiser-bishoujos/attachment/pinheadheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81671"></a></p> <p>We <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-teases-evil-dead-bishoujo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">already knew</a> that we would be getting a Bishoujo of Ash from <em>Evil Dead 2</em> at San Diego Comic Con, and now it’s time for the full reveal! She is, of course, in a rather sassy pose with a very smug face. And she comes with a CHAINSAW. Bishoujo chainsaw, dreams really do come true.</p> <p>But that’s not all the news we have for you! Oh no, something I have been joking about since the inception of the Horror Bishoujo line is happening. We’re getting Pinhead in Bishoujo form! From <em>Hellraiser III</em>. Why are both of these from sequel movies? Was it a licensing decision? Do I care because we’re getting some goddamn Clive Barker Bishoujos? Oh happy day.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119021/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119021/', 'Kotobukiya JP']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya JP</a>]</p>

    SDCC 2017: Evil Dead & Hellraiser Bishoujos

    We already knew that we would be getting a Bishoujo of Ash from Evil Dead 2 at San Diego Comic Con, and now it’s time for the full reveal! She is, of course, in a rather sassy pose with a very smug face. And she comes with a CHAINSAW. Bishoujo chainsaw, dreams really do come true.

    But that’s not all the news we have for you! Oh no, something I have been joking about since the inception of the Horror Bishoujo line is happening. We’re getting Pinhead in Bishoujo form! From Hellraiser III. Why are both of these from sequel movies? Was it a licensing decision? Do I care because we’re getting some goddamn Clive Barker Bishoujos? Oh happy day.

    [via Kotobukiya JP]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2017-bishoujo-captain-marvel/attachment/captainmarvelheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81665"></a></p> <p>Kotobukiya always has quite a few Bishoujo announcements and updates at San Diego Comic Con, and our first full reveal is a Bishoujo of Captain Marvel! This is an unexpected but pleasant surprise. Their original Ms Marvel is one of my favorites in the line, and I can’t wait to get an updated version of the character.</p> <p>Plus I am very happy they included the short hair! Usually the Bish line goes for sexy flowing locks but I love her more rugged and cool look here. Think we’ll get an alternate hemleted head?</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119019/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.kotobukiya.co.jp/kikakugai/kikakugai-119019/', 'Kotobukiya JP']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya JP</a>]</p>

    SDCC 2017: Bishoujo Captain Marvel

    Kotobukiya always has quite a few Bishoujo announcements and updates at San Diego Comic Con, and our first full reveal is a Bishoujo of Captain Marvel! This is an unexpected but pleasant surprise. Their original Ms Marvel is one of my favorites in the line, and I can’t wait to get an updated version of the character.

    Plus I am very happy they included the short hair! Usually the Bish line goes for sexy flowing locks but I love her more rugged and cool look here. Think we’ll get an alternate hemleted head?

    [via Kotobukiya JP]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-teases-evil-dead-bishoujo/attachment/ashbishheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81655"></a></p> <p>We are just days away from SDCC 2017, which means teasers of course! Kotobukiya always has a lot of new announcements at the event, but this one is certainly unexpected. Evil Dead is joining the Horror Bishoujo line! That’s right, “Ashley” J. Williams will be in all her bloody, sexy glory. Amazing.</p> <p>As a side note, I mistyped Ash as AHS while making the header and now I can’t stop thinking about American Horror Story Bishoujos. How fantastic and bloody would that be? Of course they’d go for some of the more, ah, feminine monsters, but I want a gender-swapped Twisty Horror Bishoujo.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.144280162255055.27267.137679822915089/1804617356221319/?type=3&theater" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.144280162255055.27267.137679822915089/1804617356221319/?type=3&theater', 'Kotobukiya’s Facebook']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya’s Facebook</a>]</p>

    Kotobukiya Teases An Evil Dead Bishoujo

    We are just days away from SDCC 2017, which means teasers of course! Kotobukiya always has a lot of new announcements at the event, but this one is certainly unexpected. Evil Dead is joining the Horror Bishoujo line! That’s right, “Ashley” J. Williams will be in all her bloody, sexy glory. Amazing.

    As a side note, I mistyped Ash as AHS while making the header and now I can’t stop thinking about American Horror Story Bishoujos. How fantastic and bloody would that be? Of course they’d go for some of the more, ah, feminine monsters, but I want a gender-swapped Twisty Horror Bishoujo.

    [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-takes-boys-idolmster/attachment/idolboysheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81586"></a></p> <p>Did you know that there is an IDOLM@STER with boy idols? It’s called <em>The IDOLM@STER SideM</em> and it is super precious. What’s not to like about cute boys in cute/stupid clothing? Equal opportunity moe up in here.</p> <p>Kotobukiya will be the first company to tackle these cuties, as they’ve announced scaled figures of Shiki Iseya and Pierre. I am so in love with Pierre! He is just so damn adorable and he has a PLUSH FROG who is also a prince. Or maybe a real frog? Who knows. I’m pretty excited to see these sculpted, and since IM@S figures tend to flood the market I wouldn’t be surprised if they ended up doing most of the cast.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiyaJapan/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiyaJapan/', 'Kotobukiya']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Kotobukiya</a>]</p>

    Kotobukiya Takes On The Boys of IDOLM@STER

    Did you know that there is an IDOLM@STER with boy idols? It’s called The IDOLM@STER SideM and it is super precious. What’s not to like about cute boys in cute/stupid clothing? Equal opportunity moe up in here.

    Kotobukiya will be the first company to tackle these cuties, as they’ve announced scaled figures of Shiki Iseya and Pierre. I am so in love with Pierre! He is just so damn adorable and he has a PLUSH FROG who is also a prince. Or maybe a real frog? Who knows. I’m pretty excited to see these sculpted, and since IM@S figures tend to flood the market I wouldn’t be surprised if they ended up doing most of the cast.

    [via Kotobukiya]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/megahobby-expo-spring-2017-kotobukiya/attachment/kotoheader-7" rel="attachment wp-att-81546"></a></p> <p>Kotobukiya had a lot of nice surprises at MegaHobby. The first is the lovely sculpt from <em>Yuri on Ice’</em>s Victor, which wile not as dynamic as MegaHouse’s is a lot more appealing to me personally. Then they had two of their super cute Pokemon gals out & about. I need all of them!</p> <p>They also had Sagiri Izumi from <em>Ero Manga-sensei</em>, along with an announcement for Elf Yamada. We’ve also got Cu-Poche Rem & Ram, Aiz Wallenstein, and more. Check them out after the jump and let us know what you are looking forward to!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews', 'AmiAmi Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">AmiAmi Twitter</a> & <a href="http://hobby.dengeki.com/event/387994/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://hobby.dengeki.com/event/387994/', 'Dengeki']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Dengeki</a>]</p>

    MegaHobby Expo Spring 2017: Kotobukiya

    Kotobukiya had a lot of nice surprises at MegaHobby. The first is the lovely sculpt from Yuri on Ice’s Victor, which wile not as dynamic as MegaHouse’s is a lot more appealing to me personally. Then they had two of their super cute Pokemon gals out & about. I need all of them!

    They also had Sagiri Izumi from Ero Manga-sensei, along with an announcement for Elf Yamada. We’ve also got Cu-Poche Rem & Ram, Aiz Wallenstein, and more. Check them out after the jump and let us know what you are looking forward to!

    [via AmiAmi Twitter & Dengeki]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81466" rel="attachment wp-att-81466"></a></p> <p>Have you been doing nothing but playing <em>Persona 5</em> for the past week? Me too thanks. I mean, seriously, I’m averaging 6 hours a day. It’s not a problem though, I swear! And now that I’m finally able to meet all the characters, I am in full hype mode for the various <em>P5</em> figures. Including, of course, our suave and stylish MC <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/feast-your-eyes-upon-the-newest-persona-5-figures" target="_blank">from Kotobukiya</a>.</p> <p>Let’s all appreciate how beautiful this phantom thief is. Everything from the pose to the base that mirrors the game’s amazing UI is just perfection. Maybe I’m just riding the <em>P5</em> high but I can’t wait for this thief to steal my heart once he’s up for order.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.kk1up.jp/archives/m100386.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.kk1up.jp/archives/m100386.html', '1UP']);" target="_blank">1UP</a>]</p>

    Take A Closer Look At Kotobukiya’s Persona 5 MC

    Have you been doing nothing but playing Persona 5 for the past week? Me too thanks. I mean, seriously, I’m averaging 6 hours a day. It’s not a problem though, I swear! And now that I’m finally able to meet all the characters, I am in full hype mode for the various P5 figures. Including, of course, our suave and stylish MC from Kotobukiya.

    Let’s all appreciate how beautiful this phantom thief is. Everything from the pose to the base that mirrors the game’s amazing UI is just perfection. Maybe I’m just riding the P5 high but I can’t wait for this thief to steal my heart once he’s up for order.

    [via 1UP]

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