Bishoujo Anna Williams photo
I'm not quite sure what she's doing in that pose
What was teased in July has now become a real thing: here's Kotobukiya's Tekken Bishoujo Anna Williams! The translation from illustration to figure went pretty well. While Anna's pose looks a bit silly from some angles, at le... read feature

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya photo
NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya

The perfect accompaniment to Kotobukiya's panel
Oct 11
After reading all about Kotobukiya's future products in Tian's overview of their panel at this year's New York Comic-Con, I am sure you are chomping at the bit to feast your optical nerves on the company's booth from the... read
Wonder Festival photo
Wonder Festival

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer: Koto Bishoujo Street Fighter/Tekken

More beautiful fighting ladies
Jul 26
Kotobukiya's Bishoujo figures are always a highlight at every event they're at. From the Street Fighter line, Chun-Li is in her same figure pose, but this time she's wearing her pink outfit instead of blue. We also see a figu... read
Kotobukiya photo

SDCC 2014: Kotobukiya - Bishoujos

One of the loveliest corners of the floor
Jul 25
You didn't think that I'd leave out the Bishoujos, did you? Of course not, what would a Kotobukiya booth tour be without the popular line of ladies interpreted by Shunya Yamashita? It wouldn't be complete, that's what. And let me tell you, Kotobukiya really outdid themselves this year at San Diego Comic Con. Hit the jump to see the photos we got on the show floor as well as my impressions. read
Tekken photo
The fight continues
Kotobukia has posted a teaser image for what appears to be a Tekken Bishoujo of Anna Williams along with the caption, "Try showing me a good time." Anna's teaser joins teasers for a Marvel Bishoujo Wasp, DC Bishoujo Zatanna, and Street Fighter Bishoujo Sakura in a very teaser-filled month. Full image in gallery. read feature

Bishoujo Nina photo
Breaking hearts, breaking spines
I've had a bad feeling about Bishoujo Nina Williams ever since we saw some brief prototype shots at WonderCon earlier this year. Now Kotobukiya have unveiled a gallery of the finish article and oh my god what is even going on... read feature

WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya photo
Covering the anime, Star Wars, and gaming portions
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 ... read feature

WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya photo
WonderCon 2014 Kotobukiya

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya

All of the Bishoujos, comics, and Star Wars stuff you love
Apr 20
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 ... read
Kotobukiya photo

Toy Fair 2014: Kotobukiya

Bishoujos, DC, Marvel, Star Wars, and more!
Feb 20
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 ... read
WF 2014W: Koto Bishoujo photo
WF 2014W: Koto Bishoujo

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Kotobukiya Bishoujo Roundup

DC Bishoujo Starfire painted!
Feb 09
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... read
Bishoujo Nina Williams photo
Bishoujo Nina Williams

Tekken Tag Bishoujo Nina Williams enters the arena

Enter the ring as a blonde purple assassin
Feb 08
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... read
Tekken Bishoujo Xiaoyu photo
The outfit is practical for fighting
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 ha... read feature

NYCC 2013 photo
NYCC 2013

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya Bishoujo

Shunya has done right by these ladies
Oct 11
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... read
Kotobukiya photo

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya

Bishoujos...Bishoujos everywhere
Oct 11
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... read
Bishoujo Jun Kazama photo
She's one hot mama who looks good from any angle
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 ... read feature


Kotobukiya releases images of Bishoujo Jun Kazama

Coming in March 2014
Sep 06
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... read
SDCC 2013: Kotobukiya photo
A boatload of reveals heading your way
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... read feature


Tekken Bishoujo Xiaoyu enters the arena of pre-orders

I see London, I see France...
Jun 27
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... read
Tekken Bishoujo Lili photo
Prepare to enter the top tier of legs
I haven't played a lot of Tekken games in my life, but I am enjoying Kotobukiya's Tekken Bishoujo figures. Overall, it's a solid line of figures. The latest one to arrive is Emilie de Rochefort, otherwise known as Lili. This figure has its unique charms, as I was pleased to discover during the review process. Read on to see what I mean! read feature

Bishoujo Jaycee review photo
Fighting game storylines and wrestling storylines are often alike
Tekken seems to have returned to its status as Namco's flagship fighting game series with several new titles having come out in the last few years. One such title is Tekken Tag Tournament 2, which is where Jaycee comes f... read feature


Kotobukiya's Tekken Bishoujo Lili is open for pre-order

For fans of the Tekken Bishoujo line, Lili will soon be available.
Apr 12
After being shown at the Miyazawa Model Expo, Tekken Bishoujo Lili is up for pre-order. Coming from the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Bishoujo statue line, Emilie "Lili" Rochefort first appeared in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, and... read

Tekken Bishoujo Jun Kazama illustration revealed

No other details yet, of course
Mar 25
Kotobukiya has just posted the Bishoujo Jun Kazama illustration to its Facebook page, and no surprise, Shunya Yamashita has put a little more sexiness into the Tekken fighter. Based on an illustration Shunya did for Tekken Ta... read

Toy Fair 2013: Square Enix

If you like Play Arts Kai, this is the post for you
Feb 12
Fans of Square Enix's Play Arts Kai line probably wish they could have seen Square Enix's booth at Toy Fair 2013. It was an avalanche of Play Arts Kai figures of all shapes and sizes from a ton of different franchises. Here's... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Winter: Kotobukiya Bishoujo Chun Li

Oh and Ling Xiaoyu is going Bishoujo too
Feb 09
She exists! She's finally there, albeit in sketch only. When Kotobukiya announced it had acquired the Street Fighter license for their Bishoujo figures, I only wanted Chun Li and was thrilled when she was announced as the fir... read

Tekken X Street Fighter Minimates wave 2 soon

The cross-over continues
Dec 22
The second wave of Diamond Select Toys' Tekken X Street Fighter (not to be confused with the similar-sounding Street Fighter X Tekken) will be hitting retail soon. The wave of twelve Minimates, some of which are store exclusi... read
Kotobukiya - 1/7 Scale
I've never been the best at fighting games, even though I've loved the genre at least as far back as when I was merely in second grade and just mashed the buttons. Since it first arrived, I've always really liked Tekken, and ... read feature


Kotobukiya has more Tekken, Shining Blade, and others

Mikoto dresses for the beach again and the Dark Magician Girl poses in a cute super deformed fashion.
Nov 22
Kotobukiya has many titles that it can easily pluck from to bring regular releases and the latest magazine scans show that still to be true. The company has more coming from the Shining series, more for their Tekken Bishoujo ... read

Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Kotobukiya

Plamo, PVC, and whatever else you like
Nov 07
Kotobukiya had a diverse array of products on display at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition. You can see some of their character model kits, such as the Combat-san Rookie, Yotsuba&!'s Danbo (and miniature version) and Yotsuba,... read
Review sponsored by Kotobukiya
I've enjoyed all of the Tekken Bishoujo designs so far (reviews: Christie Monteiro, Alisa Bosconovitch), so I was more than excited to get Asuka in the mail recently. I know some folks had taken issue with her though, either ... read feature

Old faces return to New York
Square Enix's booth at New York Comic Con was, of course, home to a number of released and future Play Arts Kai figures on display, along with other collectible goodies. Some of them we've seen before, like the Tekken Play Ar... read feature


NYCC 2012: Kotobukiya show display

Something for everyone at the Koto booth
Oct 12
So what did Kotobukiya bring with them to New York Comic Con this year? Maybe it would be better to ask what they didn't bring? The Koto booth is packed with an impressive display ranging from US$9.99 Evangelion ice tray... read

Tekken TT2 Kazuya and Jun Play Arts Kai up for pre-order

Oct 09
H-Hey Kazuya... Where's your really hot son? You know, the one with the mommy issues... Oh! Sorry! Wrong subject... However Jun is pretty cool, but... wait... if she's here, why isn't Jin!? That would solve all of the -- Oh T... read

TGS 2012: More shots of the Play Arts Kai Tekken figures

Sep 24
You might remember that we brought you news about the painted Kazuya Mishima and Jun Kazama as part of an earlier Play Arts Kai post, but now thanks to Tokyo Hunter, we have some photos of the two that are a little ... read
Featured series include Tekken, Street Fighter, Metal Gear Solid, Zone of the Enders
Hope you didn't think Play Arts Kai Rufus Shinra was the only Tokyo Game Show surprise for figure collectors; there's a few others to mention, too! First, there's Japanator's Elliot Gay, who spent this week canvassing the Tok... read feature


Step into the ring with Bishoujo Jaycee pre-orders

Sep 20
Last week we took a look at the latest in Kotobukiya's popular Bishoujo line, featuring another of the lovely ladies of Tekken. I love the Bishoujo line in general, but within the line, the Tekken girls are probably my favori... read
Available March 2013
The previous Bishoujo Jaycee peek was just a taste of what was to come today, as Kotobukiya has revealed, on their Facebook page, the full painted version of the figure. Standing about 8 inches tall (1/7-scale) on her base, J... read feature

First color photo of sculpt since announcement in February
Remember back to February, when we brought you the initial news about Lili and Jaycee joining the Tekken Bishoujo line? Well, between then and now it's been a bit quiet, but Kotobukiya has just posted this teaser up on their ... read feature


SDCC 2012: Square Enix Play Arts Kai (part one)

Jul 14
Oh hey, it's time for more gamer stuff!  Check out the gallery for images of Play Arts Kai Lara Croft, Agent 47, Halo 4's Master Chief and Spartan, Jun Kazama and Kazuya Mishima of Tekken series fame, and Brian Szabelski... read

SDCC 2012: Kotobukiya booth tour - Bishoujo edition

Jul 12
Kotobukiya's SDCC booth wasn't exactly overflowing with new Bishoujo figures, but you can get a look at some of the SDCC exclusive versions (Storm and X-23 will get reviews here, by the way). There have been a few new Bishouj... read

Last year at San Diego Comic Con gave us a glimpse at Square-Enix's Play Arts Kai line, along with a few surprise prototypes. Part of this year's reveals has already been spoiled by Tekken series producer Katsuhiro Harada. Ac... read feature