Previews

DC Comics New 52: DEATHSTROKE ARTFX STATUE

  A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  Kotobukiya has created several fantastic ARTFX Statues based on DC Comics characters, but there haven’t been any from the current “New 52” relaunch… until now.  Slade Wilson was a member of the United States Army chosen for advanced training due to his peak physical condition…

Harley Quinn Unmasked

    As a unique twist to the fan favorite DC Comics Harley Quinn Bishoujo statue Kotobukiya is excited to announce its 2013 convention exclusive, Harley Quinn Unmasked! Inspired from an original illustration by Japan’s renowned Shunya Yamashita, Ms. Quinzel is captured in a candidly playful moment (sans her makeup…

Astor Cos #2

After a long couple of month, the the second issue of Astor Cos is now available for purchase. The second issue features select edits of cosplayers and their amazing cosplays, interviews with J-Pop stars, Photographers, and even something different for everyone. You can pick up a digital or print copy…

New 52 ARTFX+ STATUES

DC Comics’ “New 52” is nearly one year old and already it’s made a huge impact on the medium. With 52 re-launched titles the event attracted new readers , the new storylines also brought new looks and costumes to familiar characters, and Kotobukiya is celebrating those designs in a new…

Jaina Solo Bishoujo

A KOTOBUKIYA Japanese import!  It’s been a long time coming, but Star Wars is now officially joining Kotobukiya’s lineup of  Bishoujo (Japanese for “beautiful girl”) statues!  Get ready to see the lovely ladies of all eras of the ultimate science-fiction powerhouse reimagined like never before.  First up in the new Star…

Mass-Effect-3-FemShep-31 Game Reviews

Mass Effect 3: First Impressions

Mass Effect 3’s ending is bad, and Bioware should feel bad. That’s the sentiment on the internet these past few weeks since the game’s release, but it’s silly to condemn what has otherwise been a widely acclaimed game for a poor turn at the end. I’ve been playing the Mass…

Batman Live: World Arena Tour

On July 20th, 2011, Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), DC Entertainment and Nick Grace of Water Lane Productions Ltd introduced the world of Gotham City to the UK. Batman Live is an original story of the Batman mythos, following Dick Grayson on his path to becoming Robin, and of course…

Modern Warfare 3 vs Battlefield 3, Release Date Comparisons

Two of the biggest FPS’s will hit the market later this year.  Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3.  Who will sell more copies?  Which title will be more controversial?  We’d like to dissect both franchises and explain which we’re most likely looking forward to and more importantly who will succeed…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

  “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” slated for release August 5, 2011. The highly anticipated prequel, following Tim Burton’s remake of the original Planet of the Apes which saw Mark Wahlberg’s character landing back on earth a few years earlier to the time he landed on only to…

Preview: Gears of War 3 Beta

With the Gears of War 3 beta coming to a close, I’ll explain why this is one of the year’s most anticipated games. New characters, weapons, maps, unlockables, and (finally) dedicated servers add more depth and gameplay than the two previous Gears of War games. Epic Games took a good…