Movie Bishoujo Archive

  • <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/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/?attachment_id=81118" rel="attachment wp-att-81118"></a></p> <p>When Kotobukiya started the Movie Bishoujo line, I never in a million years would have guessed that there would be a Tarantino girl in the mix. But here we are, living in the future. A future of <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukyia-unveils-their-kill-bill-bishoujo" target="_blank"><em>Kill Bill</em> Bishoujos</a>.</p> <p>While I’m not a huge fan of the movie and thus not enthused about the Bishoujo, it’s still neat to see the detail work put into some of her sculpt. Take the shoes, for instance: they’re actually modeled exactly on the ones Uma wears in the film, and they had to be approved by Asics. Apparently it took a ton of attempts until they were absolutely perfect. One of those things you never really think about when looking at a figure, right? Maybe this is why most anime girls just wear generic loafers or heels…</p>

    Toy Fair 2017: Kotobukiya’s Kill Bill Bishoujo Gallery

    When Kotobukiya started the Movie Bishoujo line, I never in a million years would have guessed that there would be a Tarantino girl in the mix. But here we are, living in the future. A future of Kill Bill Bishoujos.

    While I’m not a huge fan of the movie and thus not enthused about the Bishoujo, it’s still neat to see the detail work put into some of her sculpt. Take the shoes, for instance: they’re actually modeled exactly on the ones Uma wears in the film, and they had to be approved by Asics. Apparently it took a ton of attempts until they were absolutely perfect. One of those things you never really think about when looking at a figure, right? Maybe this is why most anime girls just wear generic loafers or heels…

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-kotobukiyas-bishoujos/attachment/toyfair2017kotobukiyabishoujosheader" rel="attachment wp-att-80396"></a></p> <p>Kotobukiya had two Bishoujo-related announcements at Toy Fair: the art for <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-kotobukiyas-dc-bishoujo-katana" target="_blank">Katana</a> and the full reveal of <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/pvc/toy-fair-2017-kotobukiyas-ms-marvel-bishoujo" target="_blank">Kamala</a>. But given at this is a US-centric event, they had a TON more out and about, though funnily enough most of them were from non- comic franchises. It’s amazing how big the line has grown since it started with just Marvel girls!</p> <p>It was mostly movie Bishes on display: <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-bishoujo-chucky-gallery" target="_blank">Chucky</a> (who might be my all-time fave), <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2016-kotobukiyas-horror-bishoujo-edward-scissorhands-gallery" target="_blank">Edward Scissorhands</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukyia-unveils-their-kill-bill-bishoujo" target="_blank">The Bride</a>. Then there were some video game girls, like <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2016-kotobukiyas-street-fighter-bishoujo-rainbow-mika" target="_blank">Rainbow Mika</a> and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-street-fighter-bishoujo-ibuki" target="_blank">Ibuki</a>. We also know that there will be a <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-announces-new-street-fighter-chun-li-bishoujo" target="_blank">new Chun-Li</a>, though the sign for her was not out.</p>

    Toy Fair 2017: Kotobukiya’s Bishoujos

    Kotobukiya had two Bishoujo-related announcements at Toy Fair: the art for Katana and the full reveal of Kamala. But given at this is a US-centric event, they had a TON more out and about, though funnily enough most of them were from non- comic franchises. It’s amazing how big the line has grown since it started with just Marvel girls!

    It was mostly movie Bishes on display: Chucky (who might be my all-time fave), Edward Scissorhands, and The Bride. Then there were some video game girls, like Rainbow Mika and Ibuki. We also know that there will be a new Chun-Li, though the sign for her was not out.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukyia-unveils-their-kill-bill-bishoujo/attachment/killbillheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79377"></a></p> <p>Kotobukiya is so unpredictable with their Bishoujo announcements! We always know that big events in both the US & Japan will have a few, but they tend to spring totally finished figures on us out of nowhere. Like today, when we’re getting the fully sculpted and painted Kill Bill Bishoujo! <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-announces-a-kill-bill-bishoujo" target="_blank">Her art</a> was over a year ago, so perhaps it’s not so surprising that we’re getting it before 2016 is over.</p> <p>I was really sold by the art, but I’m not sure how I feel about the finished version. I feel like the face is missing the angst and attitude you expect from the Bride. It’s a little too placid for my taste, though I do think the pose & outfit came out looking very on-model and happily not overly sexed up.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1559155844100806" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1559155844100806', 'Kotobukiya’s Facebook']);" target="_blank">Kotobukiya’s Facebook</a>]</p>

    Kotobukyia Unveils Their Kill Bill Bishoujo

    Kotobukiya is so unpredictable with their Bishoujo announcements! We always know that big events in both the US & Japan will have a few, but they tend to spring totally finished figures on us out of nowhere. Like today, when we’re getting the fully sculpted and painted Kill Bill Bishoujo! Her art was over a year ago, so perhaps it’s not so surprising that we’re getting it before 2016 is over.

    I was really sold by the art, but I’m not sure how I feel about the finished version. I feel like the face is missing the angst and attitude you expect from the Bride. It’s a little too placid for my taste, though I do think the pose & outfit came out looking very on-model and happily not overly sexed up.

    [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-gives-us-a-sneak-peek-at-bishoujo-tiffany/attachment/tiffanyteaserheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79317"></a></p> <p>It’s only been a short while since Kotobukiya showed off the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-bishoujo-chucky-gallery" target="_blank">painted Bishoujo Chucky sculpt</a>, but apparently it’s already time for Tiffany to make an appearance! This is a very fast turnaround on both of them, given that <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-unveils-bishoujos-chucky-tiffany" target="_blank">the art</a> was unveiled last February.</p> <p>We don’t have any full images of her, just this atmospheric shot of the devilish duo. They both look amazing, and I had pretty high expectations for Tiffany given that it’s the same sculptor as Chucky. I bet they’ll look perfect together out in display!</p> <p><strong>[UPDATE]</strong> Full pictures are in the gallery! She’s also up for pre-order.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.144280162255055.27267.137679822915089/1537349352948122/?type=3&theater" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.144280162255055.27267.137679822915089/1537349352948122/?type=3&theater', 'Kotobukiya’s Facebook']);" target="_blank">Kotobukiya’s Facebook</a>]</p>

    Kotobukiya Gives Us A Sneak Peek At Bishoujo Tiffany

    It’s only been a short while since Kotobukiya showed off the painted Bishoujo Chucky sculpt, but apparently it’s already time for Tiffany to make an appearance! This is a very fast turnaround on both of them, given that the art was unveiled last February.

    We don’t have any full images of her, just this atmospheric shot of the devilish duo. They both look amazing, and I had pretty high expectations for Tiffany given that it’s the same sculptor as Chucky. I bet they’ll look perfect together out in display!

    [UPDATE] Full pictures are in the gallery! She’s also up for pre-order.

    [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiya-booth-overview/attachment/nycckotoboothoverviewheader" rel="attachment wp-att-78592"></a></p> <p>We have seen a lot from Kotobukiya this year at NYCC. Everything from <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-event-overview" target="_blank">their panel announcements</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-marvel-bishoujo-squirrel-girl" target="_blank">Squirrel Girl</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-artfx-harley-quinn" target="_blank">Harley Quinn ArtFX+</a>, and the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-horror-bishoujo-chucky" target="_blank">Chucky Bishoujo</a> to their <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-dc-figures" target="_blank">DC</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-marvel-figures" target="_blank">Marvel</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/pvc/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-star-wars-figures" target="_blank">Star Wars</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2016-kotobukiyas-anime-figures" target="_blank">anime figures</a>. And we still have a few behind the glass galleries to come! But for now, we’ve got an overview of everything else they had out on display.</p> <p>Like their Edward Scissorhands Bishoujo (one of my all-time faves from the line), their Clash of Clans figures, Sniper Wold and Lucky Chloe, and the painted Rainbow Mika picture.</p>

    NYCC 2016: Kotobukiya Booth Overview

    We have seen a lot from Kotobukiya this year at NYCC. Everything from their panel announcements, Squirrel Girl, Harley Quinn ArtFX+, and the Chucky Bishoujo to their DC, Marvel, Star Wars, and anime figures. And we still have a few behind the glass galleries to come! But for now, we’ve got an overview of everything else they had out on display.

    Like their Edward Scissorhands Bishoujo (one of my all-time faves from the line), their Clash of Clans figures, Sniper Wold and Lucky Chloe, and the painted Rainbow Mika picture.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-event-overview/attachment/nycc2016kotopaneloverviewheader" rel="attachment wp-att-78461"></a></p> <p>We’ve brought you quite a bit from Kotobukiya’s NYCC panel so far: <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-marvel-bishoujo-ms-marvel" target="_blank">Ms. Marvel Bishoujo</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-dc-bishoujo-katana" target="_blank">Katana Bishoujo</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-dc-tv-shows" target="_blank">DC tv shows</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-artfx-j-spike-spiegel" target="_blank">Spike</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-star-wars" target="_blank">Star Wars</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-marvel" target="_blank">Marvel</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-panel-nycc-2016-dc" target="_blank">DC</a>. But there are always some assorted odds and ends left over!</p> <p>They had information about a handful of their anime and game figures. None of it was that new, but we did get confirmation that the Street Fighter Bishoujo line would be continuing! They didn’t have a reveal here, but we were assured that Rainbow Mika is not the last one we’ll see. Along with that, we found out that the Horror Bishoujo line is also continuing! Again, no actual announcement, but they said there were “several interesting licenses” they were discussing. Which hopefully means not just one more Horror Bish, but a ton of them!</p>

    Kotobukiya Panel NYCC 2016: Event Overview

    We’ve brought you quite a bit from Kotobukiya’s NYCC panel so far: Ms. Marvel Bishoujo, Katana Bishoujo, DC tv shows, Spike, Star Wars, Marvel, and DC. But there are always some assorted odds and ends left over!

    They had information about a handful of their anime and game figures. None of it was that new, but we did get confirmation that the Street Fighter Bishoujo line would be continuing! They didn’t have a reveal here, but we were assured that Rainbow Mika is not the last one we’ll see. Along with that, we found out that the Horror Bishoujo line is also continuing! Again, no actual announcement, but they said there were “several interesting licenses” they were discussing. Which hopefully means not just one more Horror Bish, but a ton of them!

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sdcc-2016-kotobukiyas-horror-bishoujo-edward-scissorhands-gallery/attachment/sdcc2016kotoedwardscissorhandsheader" rel="attachment wp-att-77622"></a></p> <p>Bishoujo Edward Scissorhands has been a wild ride. I went from ‘<a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-announces-horror-bishoujo-edward-scissorhands" target="_blank">what the hell</a>‘ to ‘<a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/bishoujo-edward-scissorhands-is-revealed" target="_blank">oh, that looks okay</a>‘ to ‘<a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-edwards-scissorhands-bishoujo-is-painted" target="_blank">holy shit so beautiful and I need it</a>.’ If you told me a year ago that I’d be lusting after a goth-tastic girl version of Edward Scissorhands I would have called you crazy. But hey, we all make mistakes.</p> <p>Edward (Edwina?)’s outfit is basically the clothing my true self wants to wear all the time. The belts, the fluffy but torn skirt, the amazing boots and thigh-high stockings. Fabulous! And since this is the Bishoujo line, she’s got a killer butt. They sure do know what the people want.</p> <p><em>[Photos courtesy of our SDCC correspondent, Chris Hansbrough of <a href="http://www.ninetwilights.com/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.ninetwilights.com/', 'Nine Twilights']);" target="_blank">Nine Twilights</a>]</em></p>

    SDCC 2016: Kotobukiya’s Horror Bishoujo Edward Scissorhands Gallery

    Bishoujo Edward Scissorhands has been a wild ride. I went from ‘what the hell‘ to ‘oh, that looks okay‘ to ‘holy shit so beautiful and I need it.’ If you told me a year ago that I’d be lusting after a goth-tastic girl version of Edward Scissorhands I would have called you crazy. But hey, we all make mistakes.

    Edward (Edwina?)’s outfit is basically the clothing my true self wants to wear all the time. The belts, the fluffy but torn skirt, the amazing boots and thigh-high stockings. Fabulous! And since this is the Bishoujo line, she’s got a killer butt. They sure do know what the people want.

    [Photos courtesy of our SDCC correspondent, Chris Hansbrough of Nine Twilights]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-edwards-scissorhands-bishoujo-is-painted/attachment/edwinaheader" rel="attachment wp-att-76120"></a></p> <p>I’ve been cautiously optimistic for Kotobukiya’s Edward Scissorhands Horror Bishoujo since <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/bishoujo-edward-scissorhands-is-revealed" target="_blank">the art was first revealed</a>. While it seems totally wacky, moreso even than <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-freddy-krueger-bishoujo-is-ready-to-invade-your-dreams" target="_blank">Freddy</a> & <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiyas-freddy-krueger-bishoujo-is-ready-to-invade-your-dreams" target="_blank">Jason</a>, the art was just really cool and interesting-looking. Plus, we don’t really have any gloomy goth Bishoujos (or figures in general let’s be honest) so I was anticipating a real change of pace for the line.</p> <p>Well, she’s fully sculpted and painted, and I am totally blown away. I mean, the detail level is just… woah. Look at how beautiful and moody her face is! All those belts and buckles! This is definitely one of the best Bishoujos we’ve ever seen, which I never would have expected at that initial reveal. And let’s all take a moment to appreciate that her name was not gender-swapped, so there’s no “Edwina Scissorhands.” I would like a few more scars, though.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.1345108078838918.1073742320.137679822915089/1345108092172250/?type=3&theater" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.facebook.com/kotobukiya/photos/a.1345108078838918.1073742320.137679822915089/1345108092172250/?type=3&theater', 'Kotobukiya’s Facebook']);" target="_blank">Kotobukiya’s Facebook</a>]</p>

    Kotobukiya’s Edwards Scissorhands Bishoujo Is Painted

    I’ve been cautiously optimistic for Kotobukiya’s Edward Scissorhands Horror Bishoujo since the art was first revealed. While it seems totally wacky, moreso even than Freddy & Jason, the art was just really cool and interesting-looking. Plus, we don’t really have any gloomy goth Bishoujos (or figures in general let’s be honest) so I was anticipating a real change of pace for the line.

    Well, she’s fully sculpted and painted, and I am totally blown away. I mean, the detail level is just… woah. Look at how beautiful and moody her face is! All those belts and buckles! This is definitely one of the best Bishoujos we’ve ever seen, which I never would have expected at that initial reveal. And let’s all take a moment to appreciate that her name was not gender-swapped, so there’s no “Edwina Scissorhands.” I would like a few more scars, though.

    [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

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