Kotobukiya Obi-Wan Kenobi ARTFX+ Statue: Stellar from Any Point of View
Dec07

Kotobukiya Obi-Wan Kenobi ARTFX+ Statue: Stellar from Any Point of View

The Kotobukiya Obi-Wan Kenobi ARTFX+ Statue is a must-have for fans of the original Star Wars trilogy. As devotees worldwide brace for the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Kotobukiya has proven once again that the first band of iconic defenders from that ever-familiar “galaxy far, far away” hasn’t lost their appeal. Joining the company’s burgeoning collection of tenth-scale pieces inspired by Episode IV: A New Hope (which...

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Webbed-up with Kotobukiya’s The Amazing Spider-Man ARTFX+ Statue
Aug02

Webbed-up with Kotobukiya’s The Amazing Spider-Man ARTFX+ Statue

Kotobukiya’s The Amazing Spider-Man ARTFX+ Statue is now widely available and we’re pleased to confirm that this classic depiction of the iconic web head is an essential addition to the collection of any Marvel superhero fan. Inspired by Spidey’s look in the comic book pages rather than his appearance in any of his big screen outings, Kotobukiya’s The Spider-Man ARTFX+ Statue is sculpted by the renowned and highly...

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Inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan Part II: DC Comics Superheroes
Jun29

Inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan Part II: DC Comics Superheroes

Kotobukiya Akihabarakan is a must-visit destination for superhero aficionados at large in the Tokyo metropolitan area. A welcoming landmark amongst the glittering mélange of “Electric Town’s” sights and sounds, Kotobukiya’s five-story retail space is teeming with an enticing assortment of action figures, statues, and licensed souvenirs to buy or browse. In of our recent look inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan we...

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Inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan Part I: Focus on Star Wars
May07

Inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan Part I: Focus on Star Wars

For science fiction and pop culture collectors in the Tokyo metro area, Kotobukiya Akihabarakan is on the short list of places to visit. Aptly nestled within the Akihabara district, the store’s five floors are flush with a wild variety of licensed toys, action figures, statues, and licensed memorabilia. We’ve provided our readers with a look inside Kotobukiya Akihabarakan in the past (first and then ), but since the displays...

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Kotobukiya’s Hawkeye Avengers Now! ARTFX+ Statue Unboxed
Jan22

Kotobukiya’s Hawkeye Avengers Now! ARTFX+ Statue Unboxed

The Kotobukiya Hawkeye Avengers Now! ARTFX+ Statue is a welcome addition to the collection of any fan of the ace superhero archer. Inspired by Hawkeye’s look in the comic book pages rather than his appearance on the big screen, Kotobukiya’s figure is based the conceptual styling of legendary comic book artist, Adi Granov. Crafted by the renowned sculptor, Junnosuke Abe (RESTORE), Kotobukiya’s Hawkeye Avengers Now!...

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Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulkbuster ARTFX+ Statue
Jul21

Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulkbuster ARTFX+ Statue

For statue collectors with a seemingly unstoppable green (tenth scale) rage monster on their hands, there’s clearly only one solution: Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulkbuster ARTFX+ Statue. The crimson and gold behemoth is mostly movie-accurate, suitably brawny, and, as a result, is the must-have counterpart to the company’s matching when “calling in Veronica” is the only option. Like Kotobukiya’s...

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Facing Off with Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulk ARTFX+ Statue
Feb01

Facing Off with Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulk ARTFX+ Statue

For superhero aficionados and aficionadas with a fondness for Marvel’s iconic green rage monster, Kotobukiya’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Hulk ARTFX+ Statue should add just the right amount of smashing, faux gamma-irradiated awesomeness to their collections. Designed by legendary sculptor, Junnosuke Abe (the artist behind Kotobukiya’s very popular Marvel Now series of figures, including the recently featured ), the nearly...

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A Closer Look at the Kotobukiya Iron Man Marvel Now ARTFX+ Statue
Nov28

A Closer Look at the Kotobukiya Iron Man Marvel Now ARTFX+ Statue

Drawing inspiration from the comic book pages rather than the riotously popular cinematic universe, the Kotobukiya Iron Man Marvel Now ARTFX+ Statue is a masterfully crafted depiction of the metal-suited hero that makes for a worthy addition to every superhero collector’s personal Hall of Armor. Based on the conceptual styling of famed artist, Adi Granov, Kotobukiya’s Iron Man Marvel Now ARTFX+ Statue faithfully captures the...

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Kotobukiya Akihabarakan: A Fresh Look Inside Kotobukiya’s Showpiece Tokyo Store
Oct03

Kotobukiya Akihabarakan: A Fresh Look Inside Kotobukiya’s Showpiece Tokyo Store

For fans of science fiction and pop culture collectibles living in or visiting Tokyo, Japan, one of the must-visit destinations is the Kotobukiya Akihabarakan retail store. Set amidst the arcades, video game boutiques, and gadget shops of Tokyo’s storied “Electric Town”, Kotobukiya’s verdant five-story toy emporium distinguishes itself from the crowded skyline as a beacon to fans of the company’s authentically...

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Zeroing In on the Kotobukiya Halo 4 Master Chief ARTFX Statue
Sep12

Zeroing In on the Kotobukiya Halo 4 Master Chief ARTFX Statue

Fans intent on adding a truly brag-worthy portrayal of gaming’s venerable, verdant-armored super soldier to their collections should consider training their sights on the Kotobukiya Halo 4 Master Chief ARTFX Statue. Like the company’s prior depictions of the inimitable Spartan (including the previously released ), this masterfully crafted Japanese import features the authentic design and meticulous refinement that figure...

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The Kotobukiya Mass Effect Tali’Zorah Bishoujo Statue Debuts
Aug17

The Kotobukiya Mass Effect Tali’Zorah Bishoujo Statue Debuts

Adding to the ever-expanding list of collectibles releasing in 2016 that draw inspiration from blockbuster video game franchises is the Kotobukiya Mass Effect Tali’Zorah Bishoujo Statue. Sporting another masterful design by legendary artist, Shunya Yamashita, Kotobukiya’s seventh scale rendering of Tali rises to height of just over 9 inches above its display base as it depicts the brilliant and intrepid Quarian Machinist in...

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Up Close with Kotobukiya’s All New Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia ARTFX+ Statue Set
Jun17

Up Close with Kotobukiya’s All New Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia ARTFX+ Statue Set

For Star Wars aficionados looking expand their figure collections with even more of the original trilogy’s timeless band of characters, Kotobukiya’s Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia ARTFX+ Statue Set is likely to exert an irresistibly craveable force. Joining the company’s flourishing assortment of tenth scale pieces based on Episode IV (already flush with movie-inspired portrayals of the classic and ), the Luke...

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Kotobukiya’s Avengers 2 Iron Man Mark 43 ARTFX Statue Set for Fall 2015
Apr29

Kotobukiya’s Avengers 2 Iron Man Mark 43 ARTFX Statue Set for Fall 2015

Inspired by Marvel’s surefire superhero blockbuster, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Kotobukiya’s upcoming Iron Man Mark 43 ARTFX Statue appears set to deliver all the movie-accurate detail needed to leave collectors giddy with anticipation of its Fall 2015 release. Joining an already craveable line-up of Avengers: Age of Ultron figures which includes the , Kotobukiya’s Iron Man Mark 43 ARTFX Statue is sculpted and boldly...

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Kotobukiya Unveils its Star Wars Celebration ARTFX+ Two-Pack
Apr04

Kotobukiya Unveils its Star Wars Celebration ARTFX+ Two-Pack

For devoted fans unable to attend Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California this year (16-19 April 2015), Kotobukiya has unveiled a duo of delectable statues that should make missing the convention slightly more bearable. Convention non-attendees have the opportunity to purchase Kotobukiya’s Star Wars Celebration ARTFX+ Two-Pack comprised of the robotic duo of R3-A2 and K-3PO as they appeared in Star Wars: Episode V along with...

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Kotobukiya’s Superman Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue Releasing in August
Feb25

Kotobukiya’s Superman Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue Releasing in August

For those DC Comics fans with a penchant for the Man of Steel’s vintage aesthetic, Kotobukiya’s Superman Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue is likely to receive a warm superhero-sized reception when it releases later in the year. The handiwork of sculptor, Atelier Bamboo, Kotobukiya’s tenth scale Superman Classic ARTFX+ Statue stands nearly 8 inches tall and depicts the iconic Justice Leaguer with the familiar portrait,...

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The Kotobukiya Avengers: Age of Ultron Line to Launch with a Duo of Smashing Statues
Feb09

The Kotobukiya Avengers: Age of Ultron Line to Launch with a Duo of Smashing Statues

As superhero devotees count down to the impending theater release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Kotobukiya has heightened the anticipation by unveiling a pair of ground-shaking tie-in collectibles that are certain to wind up on the wish lists of many a Marvel fan. Inaugurating the Kotobukiya Avengers: Age of Ultron collection are the ultra-craveable Hulkbuster Iron Man and Hulk ARTFX+ Statues crafted by famed sculptor,...

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Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Stunning New 52 Batgirl ARTFX+ Statue
Feb02

Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Stunning New 52 Batgirl ARTFX+ Statue

One of the most exciting additions to the burgeoning assortment of collectibles inspired by the DC Comics superhero universe is Kotobukiya’s striking New 52 Batgirl ARTFX+ Statue. Beautifully realized in tenth scale, the Kotobukiya New 52 Batgirl ARTFX+ Statue depicts the intrepid Barbara Gordon in the iconic guise of her cowled, crime-fighting alter ego as she appears in the pages DC’s New 52 comic book series. The figure...

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Kotobukiya Akihabarakan: Inside Kotobukiya’s Sprawling Tokyo Megastore
Jan11

Kotobukiya Akihabarakan: Inside Kotobukiya’s Sprawling Tokyo Megastore

In addition to being an established haven for fans of anime, video games, and electronic gadgets, Tokyo’s Akihabara district has earned the distinction of being an alluring terminus for toy enthusiasts as well. Bolstering the draw of the Otaku-centric borough is Kotobukiya Akihabarakan – the sprawling retail space of the venerable Japanese collectibles manufacturer, Kotobukiya. A short walk from the JR Akihabara train...

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Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statue Set
Dec27

Up Close with Kotobukiya’s Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statue Set

For fans of the original Star Wars trilogy, the recently released Kotobukiya Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statue Set is likely to receive a particularly warm reception. Kotobukiya’s craveable two-pack combines tenth scale depictions of the iconic Corellian pilot and his Wookiee first mate, faithfully crafted based on their appearance in Episode IV: A New Hope. Officially dubbed a “pre-painted model kit”,...

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Sizing-Up the Kotobukiya Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket and Groot ARTFX+ Statue
Nov19

Sizing-Up the Kotobukiya Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket and Groot ARTFX+ Statue

Despite its diminutive proportions, the Kotobukiya Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket and Groot ARTFX+ Statue possesses a wealth of authentic detail that fans of Marvel’s Summer 2014 blockbuster film are certain to appreciate. Featuring a sculpt by artist, Junnosuke Abe (RESTORE), Kotobukiya’s tenth scale Rocket and Groot ARTFX+ statue boasts a detailed 3.5-inch sculpt of the Guardians’ fierce and furry heavy weapons...

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The Kotobukiya Maximum Carnage Statue Debuts
Oct10

The Kotobukiya Maximum Carnage Statue Debuts

For collectors with a fondness for high-end statues based on Marvel’s rich superhero universe, it’s becoming increasingly clear that 2015 will be another exciting year. Joining an already crowded field of upcoming releases (that includes iconic fan like favorites and ) is the Kotobukiya Maximum Carnage Statue, due to ship next summer. Kotobukiya’s resin-cast sixth scale figure stands just over 9 inches tall and depicts...

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The Unstoppable Draw of the Kotobukiya Juggernaut Statue
Sep21

The Unstoppable Draw of the Kotobukiya Juggernaut Statue

The latest addition to Kotobukiya’s lineup of high-end X-Men inspired Danger Room Sessions statues is the none other than the nefarious rampaging titan, Juggernaut. Like the recently announced sculpture (that’s due to join the Danger Room Sessions collection in the spring of 2015), the Kotobukiya Juggernaut statue features masterful craftsmanship and a painstaking degree of comic book detail. Kotobukiya’s impressive...

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