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Marvel Now Thor ARTFX Statue 005

Kotobukiya has released photos and info for their upcoming Marvel Now Avengers Thor ARTFX+ Statue. The 1/10 scale statue is due out in October. Thor is the latest addition to Koto’s Avengers ARTFX line-up that includes Iron Man, Hawkeye, Hulk, Black Widow, Captain America. From Kotobukiya:

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Marvel Comics is the next great property to get Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ statue treatment, and so of course the first series is none other than the Avengers, specifically the characters as they appear in Marvel Now! In 2012 the comic book company relaunched several titles, shifting some characters into different books and updating some for a modern audience. More than anything, it provided a perfect jumping on point for new readers. Now the characters are brought to life as never before based on concept artwork by superstar artist Adi Granov. Joining his previously released teammates the Hulk, Black Widow, Captain America, and Hawkeye is the Asgardian warrior Thor!

In 1962 comic book mastermind Stan Lee set out to create a new superhero, one who was incredibly powerful. He found such a character in Norse mythology, the god of thunder. A true champion of good, Thor has fought beside many other Marvel Comics superheroes throughout the years, including several incarnations of the Avengers. He has even starred in two feature films as well as the ensemble Avengers movie! In the Marvel Now Thor continues to fight the good fight in his own book as well as with his fellow Avengers that are gathered in this ARTFX+ series as Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Always eager for glorious combat, the Asgardian is captured in a relaxed battle stance, turned sideways and holding out his hammer Mjolnir in front of him. Thor wears his distinctive Marvel Now costume that combines a black tabard with silvery armor, an ornate helmet, and a sweeping red cape!

Sculpted by the same master artist who did the rest of this Avengers series, Junnosuke Abe, Thor stands nearly 8 ½ inches tall (in the ARTFX+ 1/10th scale) on his included magnetic display base. Whether by himself or displayed alongside the other Avengers in the Marvel Now ARTFX+ collection Thor is ready to lead the fight!

Frame Arms RF 12B Second Jive Plastic Model Kit 007

The next Frame Arms Model Kit has been revealed by Kotobukiya. We have our first look at the Frame Arms – RF-12/B Second Jive 1/100 Plastic Scale Model Kit. It stands at 6.5″ tall and features full articulation. It also includes accessories, such as a blade gun and cannon. Here’s a bit more from Kotobukiya:

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Continuing the hit line of original robot model kits in the Frame Arms series is a new transforming mecha, the RF-12/B Second Jive! A sleek and powerful robot with angular armor, flaring “skirts,” circular accents on its shoulders, and a striking visored head, the white and blue Jive looks fast even standing still. But that’s not all; this unique robot transforms into a high-tech motorcycle mode covered in armor and mounting weapons on the top! Like the other Frame Arms robots the RF-12/B has a basic robot skeleton, or “Frame,” which is highly articulated and covered in universal 3mm attachment points. Its armor and weaponry is unique, while all parts are fully interchangeable between all Frame Arms units and compatible with Koto’s M.S.G. (Modeling Support Goods) series of support units as well as the Border Break robots. Comprised of approximately 170 pre-colored parts, the Jive stands under 6 ½ inches tall (1/100 scale) with multiple points of articulation for extreme poseability and a full array of interchangeable weaponry like the Blade Gun and Multi-Cannon!

The kit is due for release in August. See the photos by reading on.

Star Wars Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX Statue 001

Kotobukiya has posted a small gallery for their upcoming Star Wars Han Solo & Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statue. The 1/10 scale statue depicts the duo in fantastic detail. Han Solo stands at 7″ tall, while Chewbacca is over 8″ tall. The statue should fit in nicely with the previously released Star Wars ARTFX+ Statues. They can be displayed together or separately. The Star Wars Han Solo & Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statue is due out in October.

Read on for the images and more info.

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Female Freddy Krueger Bishoujo Statue 005

Kotobukiya has fully revealed their upcoming Freddy vs Jason – Female Freddy Krueger Bishoujo Statue. That means the Jason Voorhees Bishoujo Statue should be revealed very soon. This is due out in October. More direct from Kotobukiya:

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! You’ve never seen your favorite horror movie icons like this! Kotobukiya brings a bold new direction to their popular series of Bishoujo Statues with the Freddy vs. Jason series, and up first based on a new character interpretation by master illustrator Shunya Yamashita is Freddy Krueger! Since 1984, Freddy has been scaring people in the Nightmare on Elm Street films as a razor-gloved killer who terrorizes his victims in their dreams, and in 2003 he crossed over with Mr. Voorhees of the Friday the 13th series in Freddy vs. Jason. This new Freddy may wear the same iconic striped sweater, hat, and bladed glove, but that’s where the similarities end. A blonde vixen, this Krueger is a beauty with torn clothing, mismatched stockings, and even lacy undergarments peeking out from under her sweater! Freddy leans forward seductively, one hand on her hip and her iconic glove raised next to her face. Whether in your dreams or your nightmares, this Bishoujo statue is sure to make a big impression with her great looks and blood pool base. Sculpted by Takaboku Busujima (Busujimax), Freddy stands just over 7 inches tall (1/7 scale) making for a screamingly cool display on her own, and she looks even better with the upcoming matching Jason Bishoujo!

Read on to check out the Freddy vs Jason – Female Freddy Krueger Bishoujo Statue photos.

Star Wars Jabba The Hutt Silicone Ice Tray 1

File this one under suspicious. Kotobukiya has revealed a Jabba The Hutt Silicone Tray. Now, the pictures show a “Chocolate” Jabba, but no shots of the tray itself. The general silliness of the pictures and description seems to point to this is their April Fool’s Day joke. So take it with a grain of salt.

A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Coming up next in the fantastic Star Wars Silicone Ice Tray collection from Kotobukiya is the character everyone’s been asking for… Jabba The Hutt! With an ideal shape to mold ice, chocolate, jelly, or anything else you can think of in an appetizing vision of the crime lord, this tray provides a delicious snack whether you’re eating in a mansion or a hut. And with Jabba’s size and girth it’s sure to satisfy even a Sarlacc-sized hunger or cool down your drink in the heat of a Tatooine desert! The best thing about the new silicone tray is creating your own delicious and delightful chocolate Hutt snacks, perfect to enjoy on holidays like Boonta Eve. Gather the kids and the whole family to share a piece of chocolate Jabba, or see if you can eat the whole thing like a rancor. Stay tuned for more details on this plus-sized treat maker and how much spice you’ll need to smuggle in order to afford it!

Available April 2015.

UPDATE:
Koto has confirmed this is an April Fool’s Day joke.

Evangelion Test Type 01 Model Kit 001

Check out photos for a new Evangelion Test Type-01 Plastic Model Kit by Kotobukiya. The kit is due for release in November. It features three head sculpts, over a dozen hands and other parts and accessories. It also has numerous points of articulation. No additional info was released.

Check it out after the jump.

Marvel Now Thor Teaser

Kotobukiya has posted a teaser photo for their upcoming Marvel Now Avengers Thor ARTFX Statue. We got a chance to see the statue at Toy Fair 2014, and it fit in perfectly with the other Avengers statues they have revealed.

See the preview after the jump. A full official gallery should be following in the next few weeks.

Star Wars Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX Preview

During Toy Fair 2014, we got a chance to check out Kotobukiya’s Star Wars Display. They had unpainted prototypes of their Star Wars – Han Solo and Chewbacca ARTFX+ Statues. The pair are due for release in November. Today Koto has released a teaser of the fully painted pair.

You can check out the photo after the jump. We’ll update when more details and images are available.

Armored Core V KT 104 Model Kit 4

Kotobukiya has posted up photos showing off a new Armored Core model kit. the new pics give us our first look at the Armored Core V KT-104 Perun Hanged Man Plastic Model Kit. They did not reveal any pricing, size, scale, or release info at this time. However, the images show the figure is fully articulated, comes with a few different weapons, and features a nicely detail paint scheme.

Check out the photos after the jump.

Wonder Woman ARTFX Preview

Kotobukiya has posted a teaser showing off a new Wonder Woman ARTX 1/6 Scale Statue. It is being designed by Kouei Matsumoto, who worked on the  Batman Black Costume and Superman: For Tomorrow ARTFX Statues for Kotobukiya. Read on to check out the preview of the in-progress sculpt.