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2:00 PM on 04.21.2014

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya's Spring Preview panel, Part 1

For a toy collector, if you only attended one panel at last weekend's WonderCon, it was Kotobukiya's Spring Preview. They had licensing announcements. They had prototypes. They had concept art a plenty. Heck, they even had a ...

Natalie Kipper


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6:00 PM on 04.20.2014

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya didn't bring much (if anything) new to WonderCon, which is understandable as it's not a tentpole convention in the US. However our determined editor Natalie covered their booth all the same despite being sick as a ...

Tianxiao Ma

8:00 AM on 02.20.2014

Toy Fair 2014: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya is always fun to see at conventions because you never know what new stuff they’ll have. Their recently revealed DC Bishoujo Starfire was on full display, and actually looks better in person than those promo ...

Vanessa Cubillo

11:30 PM on 02.09.2014

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Kotobukiya Bishoujo Roundup

Most of Kotobukiya's newer Bishoujo figures were up at WonFes, included a painted Starfire sculpt for DC fans! I think she looks great; her green eyes really stand out, and the sculpting on her hair is awesome. We've seen the...

Tianxiao Ma

11:30 AM on 02.08.2014

Tekken Tag Bishoujo Nina Williams enters the arena

I'm kind of amazed at how many Bishoujo figures that Kotobukiya has released. Of the many releases, I'm most surprised at the amount from Tekken Tag 2. Not that it doesn't have a great roster for release, but that it's gone o...

Andres Cerrato

Tomopop Review: Tekken Bishoujo Xiaoyu by Kotobukiya photo
Tomopop Review: Tekken Bishoujo Xiaoyu by Kotobukiya
by Tianxiao Ma

It felt like yesterday when Kotobukiya's Tekken Bishoujo figures were just a nascent product line. The series has filled out quite a bit since it was first announced, and now everyone's favorite fighting Chinese schoolgirl has joined the cast.

My dream of seeing a Shunya Yamashita-designed Yoshimitsu in a skimpy outfit will probably never come true, but I'm content with the Tekken ladies getting the figure treatment. Read on to see how Xiaoyu stacks against the other gals in the line.

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10:30 PM on 10.11.2013

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya Bishoujo

After taking a brief look around Kotobukiya's booth, some of you were undoubtedly impressed by the assortment of Bishoujo figures. As any good man would, sometimes you have to go back and take a second look. In doing so, I wa...

Andres Cerrato

5:00 AM on 10.11.2013

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya

At this year's Kotobukiya booth there were lots of new figures for fans to see. These last couple of days they've been releasing teasers for new figures in their Bishoujo lines and these teasers and figures were in attendanc...

Vanessa Cubillo

Have a lovely preview of Tekken Bishoujo Jun Kazama photo
Have a lovely preview of Tekken Bishoujo Jun Kazama
by Rio McCarthy

Tekken's Jun Kazama has jumped from the video game world to the figure world, and she's ready to show it all off. This is one hot mama who looks absolutely gorgeous, and anyone should be proud to have her in their collection once she arrives in March 2014. We've seen some images of her previously, but the gallery AmiAmi Blog have posted are just beautiful!

Are you into side-boob? Got it. Are you into a nice booty? It's here. Are you into an amazing looking feminine figure in a very form fitting outfit? Bingo! The bunching of the fabric on her body suit on her rear end looks very realistic and awesome. Give her a look and feast your eyes, you're definitely in for a nice surprise!

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2:30 PM on 09.06.2013

Kotobukiya releases images of Bishoujo Jun Kazama

Kotobukiya has just released images of their newest Tekken Bishoujo figure, Jun Kazama. After seeing her illustration, done by Shunya Yamashita, revealed in March, we're finally seeing how the actual figure will look like. J...

Vanessa Cubillo

SDCC 2013: Kotobukiya photo
SDCC 2013: Kotobukiya
by Natalie Kipper

Kotobukiya's booth at this year's San Diego Comic Con was like a four-sided gallery of beautiful new figures, peppered with teaser placards for ones that have yet to be seen. It was all very exciting! Let's start with some of the new figures on display. Star Wars was a big license at the booth, starting with the new1/10-scale Sand Trooper 2-pack as well as the Sand Sergeant, both coming in 2014. Four of the classic characters from the series will also be getting 2-packs in 2014, Luke and Leia as well as a pairing of Han Solo and Chewbacca. You can see their teaser placards in the post's gallery. Kotobukiya will be having a booth at this year's New York Comic Con and the R2-Q5 will be one of the exclusives and come with a collector's coin. It will be available for pre-order.

Another new license recently acquired by Kotobukiya was The Avengers. They even commissioned the comic artist! The Hulk, Captain America, Black Widow, Ironman, Thor, and Hawkeye are part of this series. Pricing for this line has yet to be determined.  They also acquired the Halo license for Art-Fx and Art-Fx+ figures. No Bishoujo figures are planned for this series. The Batman Arkham City and Arkham Origins figures will have bases, something not seen in Art-Fx. And, the final Justice League piece was also revealed at the booth. It will be Cyborg. 

Moving onto Japanese licenses, Street Fighter's Cammi and Tekken's Jun Kazama will be getting the Bishoujo treatment. They had the prototype for Jun but only a placard for Cammi at the booth. For all of you enamored with Art-FX Gunman in Black ver. of Trigun's Vash the Stampede, the Kotobukiya US online store will have it available for pre-order "soon." No need to import! You will notice the Yu-Gi-Oh Dark Magician figure in our gallery. Well, Kotobukiya will also be releasing a flesh-tone version to match the character in the anime. 

This is a whole lot of news to take in, for sure. After you've caught your breath, stay tuned to Tomopop for more SDCC coverage!

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5:00 PM on 06.27.2013

Tekken Bishoujo Xiaoyu enters the arena of pre-orders

Last time eyes were laid on Xiaoyu, she was but a sketch at WonFes and Wonder Con. Fast forward, the Tekken Bishoujo release has moved into productions and pre-order. Upon seeing the sculpt and final result, I'm sure the same...

Andres Cerrato