Kotobukiya Black Vash photo
Kotobukiya Black Vash

NYCC 2013: Kotobukiya's Black Vash

If you see this Vash, you done messed up
Oct 12
Vash the Stampede is sporting his slick black threads at NYCC. It's not January yet, so you'll just have to live with another round of preview coverage. This is the "Gunman in Black" version of Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Vash figur... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Kotobukiya Part 3

Everything else!
Jul 29
There's still more! Kotobukiya's booth was also loaded with stuff that had been previously announced but hadn't been seen 'in the wild' before, so it's our first chance to look over some upcoming releases. For me the highligh... read
ARTFX Vash the Stampede photo
Just in time for Wonder Festival
It was just Wednesday when Kotobukiya announced that its ARTFX Vash the Stampede was getting a variant in the form of "The Gunman in Black." That version of the Humanoid Typhoon won't be out until December, but if you were un... read feature

ARTFX Vash the Stampede photo
ARTFX Vash the Stampede

Kotobukiya turns its ARTFX Vash into The Gunman in Black

Look in my eyes, what do you see?
Jul 10
Kotobukiya's effort with the ARTFX Vash the Stampede (reviewed) was well-received when it released earlier this year. The company, not one to shy away from releasing variants, is set to release Vash as the "Gunman in Black" i... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Winter: Kotobukiya

Prototypes galore, including one from Prince of Tennis!
Feb 11
Kotobukiya's booth at Wonder Festival 2013 Winter was packed with a ton of new prototypes, along with a few old favorites like the Yu-Gi-Oh! figures and Wolfwood.  Your list of figures in our gallery includes: Blac... read

Kotobukiya to show a recolored Vash at WonFes

Vash the Stampede Black ver. imminent!
Feb 06
According to a tweet and this blog entry by Kotobukiya, there will be a black outfit version of their recently released Vash the Stampede figure (reviewed by Tian), and it's going to be shown off at Wonder Festival!  Besides the color change, Kotobukiya also confirms that the new figure will also feature new accessories, so it won't just be a plain ol' recolor. Get hype!  read
Made of love and peace
I hope you all know what Trigun is. See, in the mid 1990s, there was very little anime in the U.S. The internet wasn't exactly crawling with fansubs yet. A company called Pioneer brought to the U.S. a memorable series ab... read feature


Kotobukiya's Wolfwood now up for pre-order

Ready to bring some punishment to your wallet
Dec 20
It seems like just yesterday we were marveling over unpainted prototypes of Kotobukiya's ArtFX J Nicholas D. Wolfwood. But the day is finally here ladies and gentlement: Wolfwood is available for pre-order! There's not much m... read

MegaHobby Expo 2012 Autumn: Kotobukiya

Oh yeah, they do more than Whatever X Bishoujo
Nov 27
Though I mostly know Kotobukiya as a maker of anime figures, they've been featuring a lot of American properties as of late. It's nice to see Kotobukiya putting the focus back on their anime figures at MegaHobby Expo. Here ar... read

Kotobukiya's ArtFX Wolfwood from Trigun gets teased!

For those times when you need a hot man of the cloth
Nov 08
Mwahahaha this is the figure I've been waiting for for a while now! The elusive Nicholas D. Wolfwood has finally been teased in his ArtFX form by Kotobukiya. Images of the figure showed up on the Trigun: Badlands Rumble twitt... 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
60,000,000,000$$ of potential amazing
By now, we've all seen Kotobukiya's 1/8-scale ArtFX J series Vash the Stampede online (and you can pre-order him from Japanese retailers), but Kotobukiya brought the silver-painted prototype to New York Comic C... 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

Are you up for some more Vash? I'm always up for more Vash! The folks over at Kotobukiya's blog have added a few more pictures, and even if it's only a handful I'm happy to see more and more trickle out. You have no idea how ... read feature


Kotobukiya's Vash is up for some love and peace

Aug 23
Oh yeah! It's been a long time but another scale figure of Vash the Stampede is on the horizon! We've posted before on Kotobukiya's new Vash. This one hits all the right notes, though in that pose he does look like a super-si... read

Wonder Festival 2012 Summer: Kotobukiya

Jul 29
Sure, we've gotten some big announcements from Kotobukiya so far, but there's much more in store from the Japanese figure maker. Beyond Co-poche and the previously revealed Dark Magician, Kotobukiya had to offer: Oreimo... read

Oh God, there's the 1/7 ArtFXJ Vash the Stampede in color

Jul 25
I just literally jumped up when these pictures came across. I knew that Kotobukiya was ready for our money when they announced a pair of PVCs for Trigun, but now we get to see the first results of their efforts. Their renditi... read

MegaHobby Expo 2012 Spring is this Saturday in Japan, and Kotobukiya will be one of the figure makers attending the event. But what will they have with them? Well, if the above teaser from one of the official Kotobukiya Twitt... read feature


While Tokyo Hunter snapped us some great photos of Kotobukiya's upcoming figures, they weren't the only things on display at Kotobukiya's booth. Thanks to the marvels of 2chan, Twitter and Twitpic (and the folks at MyFigureCo... read feature


Revoltech Trigun figures are now available for preorder

Apr 15
Get ready ladies and gents! AmiAmi and Hobby Search are now taking preorders for Revoltech Vash the Stampede and Nicholas D. Wolfwood!! Both are giving a little discount if you preorder now, with AmiAmi offering just a l... read

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