Ash Williams Bishoujo Available Now!

Hey everyone! Mr. Arigato here with another Kotobukiya horror update from Shogun! Enjoy!     Hello! It’s Shogun from the Kikaku Guys! Today I’ll be going over the latest Horror Bishoujo, which is available for pre-orders now! Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn ASH WILLIAMS BISHOUJO STATUE 1/7 Scale, Available September 2018   1. About the Concept Art This is the original concept art! Ash was transformed into the BISHOUJO style by Bishoujo series artist, Shunya Yamashita! As the planner, the two points I wanted to focus on for Ash’s design were her olive complexion and her image, not just as a sexy girl, but as a “big brother” (or […]


Freddy Krueger Makes His Way to the ARTFX Horror Series!

Hello everyone! Today I’ll be sharing an update from the Kikaku Guys’ Shogun!     Hello! It’s Shogun from the Kikaku Guys! Today I’m going to show you our latest ARTFX statue, which is available for pre-order now!   A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master FREDDY KRUEGER ARTFX STATUE 1/6 Scale, Available August 2018   Freddy Krueger is my favorite horror character! In terms of looks my favorite is Chucky, and in terms of overall aesthetics it’s Pinhead, and for the zombie category it’s Standartenführer Herzog from Dead Snow. (I have a lot of favorites…) But enough of that! Let’s get into the introduction of today’s statue! […]


The Newest Additions to the ‘90s X-Men ARTFX+ Line, Cyclops & Beast! Pre-orders Available Now!

Hello everyone! Now that I’ve introduced the first two characters to join our new X-Men line inspired by the ‘90s animation, it’s time to introduce the next pair!   ARTFX+ Cyclops & Beast Two Pack Available August 2018/ ¥8,400 (plus tax) The X-Men series has garnered a lot of attention recently due to success Fox’s television series The Gifted and the upcoming New Mutants film. Now, Kotobukiya presents a line of highly collectible ARTFX+ figures inspired by the golden age of the X-Men series! These retro-style figures feature characters from the 90s X-Men Blue and Gold Teams. This X-Men line takes full advantage of the ARTFX+ line’s collectible nature, bringing […]


A Nostalgic Wolverine & Jubilee are joining Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ Lineup 2/15!

Hello everyone! Mr. Arigato here with an update from the Kikaku Guys about our new ARTFX+ X-MEN ‘92 SERIES! The first entry in this line, inspired by the 90s X-Men Animated Series, is available now! ARTFX+ Wolverine & Jubilee Two Pack Available July 2018 ¥8,400 +TAX In 1992 the Fox Network revolutionized superhero comics adaptations with the groundbreaking animated series X-Men.  Featuring complex storylines pulled right from the pages of Marvel Comics as well as cool characters and high quality art, the cartoon gained instant acclaim and has continued to be popular to this day.  Now, you can collect two of the stars of that show with the brand new […]


Black Panther Joins Kotobukiya’s ARTFX Lineup! Available June 2018!

Hey everyone! Did you see Black Panther? It finally came out in Japan on March 1st and it’s everything I hoped it could be! I highly recommend it for anyone that hasn’t seen it yet!   Greetings everyone! I have an extremely important announcement: The man who plays the dual roles of king and hero, who has stolen the hearts of fans throughout the world…   Black Panther is joining Kotobukiya’s lineup this June!     Black Panther ARTFX Statue Available in Japan June 2018 ¥13,800 +tax   Kotobukiya’s next elite ARTFX Statue returns to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and celebrates the breakout hero of 2016’s Captain America: Civil War […]


Wonder Festival (Winter) and New York Toy Fair after report

  Hey everyone! Agent Leu reporting in on an update from Shogun! I wanted to share some new reveals from Wonder Festival (Winter) and New York Toy Fair♪   MARVEL     Here’s the whole group from the popular TV series, Defenders! Notice each character’s pose that reflects their personality.   DC COMICS     The third statue from the DC COMICS IKEMEN series is none other than Red Robin! Red Robin winks so mischievously…! The statue is crafted so carefully, you can even see his collarbone♥     The forth statue from the DC COMICS IKEMEN series is Damian Robin! Check out his cheeky expression! Make sure you pre-order […]


Introducing the ARTFX Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Pre-Orders Start 2/13!

  Hey everyone!   Today I’m going to show off the latest entry in our Star Wars line, which just began pre-orders. The fierce First Order Captain who makes her return in The Last Jedi, Captain Phasma! As you all probably know, Phasma was active in both The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. Her signature Chromium Armor is recreated with special metallic plating. After the destruction of the Star Killer Base in The Force Awakens, Phasma has a score to settle with the Resistance. The statue is poised and ready for battle, holding the fearsome spear seen in her confrontation with Finn in The Last Jedi. The product is […]


DC COMICS IKEMEN: Red Hood Behind-the-Scenes Interview

Mr. Arigato here with the latest update from the Kikaku Guys Blog! Today we have a special behind-the-scenes interview about the making of the newest entry in our brand new IKEMEN series, Red Hood!   Q1: Tell me about the process of creating the Red Hood IKEMEN. When we started the IKEMEN series, the first character that came to mind was Nightwing, who’s often referred to as the most attractive man in the DC Comics universe. With Nightwing as a starting point, we decided to continue the line with the entire “Batman Family” with all of the generations of Robin, ending with the Dark Knight himself. Now that the family’s […]

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