YAMATO SUMMER CONVENTION EXCLUSIVES
Yamato USA to Offer Three Extraordinary Exclusives at San Diego Comic Con International
Torrance, CA, June 19, 2006 - Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Toy Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world - the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is exceedingly excited to announce three extraordinary Summer convention exclusives: SIF EX: EXCEL SAGA - Nishiki Ropponmatsu San Diego Comic Con International / Wonder Festival Limited Edition PVC Statue, SIF EX: IKKITOUSEN - Kanu in Red School Girl Uniform San Diego Comic Con International Exclusive PVC Statue, and SIF EX: IKKITOUSEN - Ryomou Shimei San Diego Comic Con International / Anime Expo Special Edition PVC Statue.
SIF EX: EXCEL SAGA - Nishiki Ropponmatsu Limited Edition PVC Statue
San Diego Comic Con International / Wonder Festival
Inspired by the hilariously over-the-top manga / anime Excel Saga, Yamato proudly presents Nishiki Roppanmatsu as part of its Story! Image! Figure! EX collection! This 1/8 scale PVC statue based on the sculpture by Japan's renowned 'garage kit' artist Toji Tanaka and painted by Shelby (FINE'S GARDEN) charmingly captures the spunk and perky personality of young, cat-girl robot Ropponmatsu. Packaged in a collector's style window box, this pudgy, little cherub comes complete with detachable booster pack and clear blue display base... and with Menchi in tow there is sure to be a disaster close behind. This limited edition features a special 'see through' paint application with only 800 pieces available worldwide, 300 at San Diego Comic Con. MSRP: $40.00
SIF EX: IKKITOUSEN - Kanu in Red School Girl Uniform Exclusive PVC Statue
San Diego Comic Con International
The most requested paint styling of one of Yamato's most popular Story! Image! Figure EX collectible figures will now be available stateside at the San Diego Comic Con - Kanu in Red School Girl Uniform! Previously only available in Japan, this amazing pre-posed PVC statue inspired by Geneon / TokyoPop's "fan service" anime / manga hit Ikki Tousen (aka Battle Vixens) perfectly captures the enormous talents of this lovely lady. Approximately 8.5" in height, Kanu in Red School Girl Uniform comes packaged in a window box with display base and is limited to less than 1,000 pieces. MSRP: $35.00.
SIF EX: IKKITOUSEN - Ryomou Shimei Special Edition PVC Statue by Reflect
Anime Expo / San Diego Comic Con International
Get ready to rumble as Yamato continues its most popular line of Story! Image! Figure! EX collectibles from the anime/manga phenomena Ikki Tousen (a.k.a. Battle Vixens)! Offered here is Japan's master garage-kit artist Mitsumasa Yoshizawa (REFLECT)'s take on the eye-patched lovely Ryomou Shimei decked out in a special pink maid's outfit. This impressive 1/6 scale PVC statue measures in at over 10.25" and comes complete with a pair of handcuffs, set of nekomimi cat ears and tail (adhesive required), and specially designed display base all packaged in a collector's style window box. This highly coveted pink styling is limited to 500 pieces in the US, with 100 available at Anime Expo through AAA Anime and 400 at San Diego Comic Con. MSRP: $55.00 Look for these and other fine Yamato product wherever your convention travels may take you!
ABOUT YAMATO USA
Yamato USA is the wholly owned subsidiary of Yamato Co., Ltd with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. For over six years, Yamato USA has proudly served the North and South American hobby/collector markets with a wide offering of miniature collectible figures, PVC and die-cast action figures, as well as poly-resin and PVC statues inspired by the hottest titles in Japanese anime, manga, and video game properties. Featured properties include Masamune Shirow's Koukaku-Kidoutai (a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell), Appleseed, and Intron Depot; Yasuhiro Nightow's Trigun, Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin (aka Samurai X), Kentaro Miura's Berserk, and Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira.
|Posted 20 June, 2006 - 10:31 by JoshB|