Tamashii Nations has revealed official images and information for their upcoming 12PM C3PO. This is the 1st Star Wars figure to be featured in their new 1/6 Tamashii Perfect Model line. Due to its diecast content, Tamashii has also branded it as a Chogokin product. Here’s a product summary by Tamashii:
STAR WARS:EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE rocked the world when it was released.We have selected the Episode IV appearance of C-3P0 from among the many variations that appeared throughout the series. Each and every detail has been thoroughly verified by Seiji Takahashi, Japan’s foremost Star Wars scholar.No details were spared to replicate the character with perfect accuracy in the form of a posable action figure.A perfect representation of the on-screen character from every angle, the Chogokin C-3P0 represents a fusion of the Chogokin ethos with the precision of a scale model.
More information about the Tamashii Perfect Model C3PO:
Elbows feature working cylinders. A world first for the 12 inch figure scale.The stomach detailing utilizes actual wires: another world first.Knee-backs with asymmetrical detailing: yet another world first.
The chest features accurate detail down to the tiniest bumps and dents.The legs are asymmetrically designed, even down to the differing colors seen in Episode IV.The removable droid control bolt attaches magnetically, and the comlink can be held in C-3P0’s hand.
This figure is likely to be followed by 12PM R2D2, also revealed last month. 12PM C3PO is scheduled for release in February 2013 for ¥33,600. Tamashii is quite enthusiastic as they claim it is the “world’s most accurate C3PO”. Check out more images of 3PO after the jump!