KotobukiyaKotobukiya Japan's #1 Collector Toy Company


Kotobukiya was first opened by Jusaburo Shimizu in Japan in 1947 and began as a single toy store for dolls. In 1951, together with his two brothers, Mr. Shimizu re-created his sole proprietorship into a limited liability company.

While continuing to focus on retail sales, Kotobukiya's first venture into original products as a model kit manufacturer began in 1983 with Armament. This was then followed up by it's very first licensed kit, King Godzilla, in 1985.

Kotobukiya's first foray into the non-kit business was in May of 1989 with the release of soft vinyl statues and active styling figures (now known as ARTFX statues). Since then, the company has increased it's lineup to include fully assembled and painted resin statues (Fine Art statues), Bishoujo (pretty girl) statues and 1:10 scale ARTFX+ statues, to name a few.

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02 days agoIridescentFallIridescentFall いいよ~
Will you be offering a proper international website so that overseas fans that don't live in the US can buy your exclusives? Some items, such as the new Edward Elric figure, are so drastically different between the standard and limited, that I don't see the point in buying the standard. I can overlook an extra accessory or face, but a whole base, extra torso, and faceplate for an exclusive?! I would gladly buy it if I could get it directly from you.
12 days ago (2 days ago)JosineJosine
Will I be able to buy item #463456 for a reasonable price (and with reasonable I mean NOT 60-70 euros more expensive than JP price...) in Europe? Exclusives are a pain to get in Europe because of the customs...
011 days ago (1 day ago)kazamajunkazamajun
please koto, rerelease dc & marvel bishoujo line like you did to jason and freddy
51 month agoNoel-chanNoel-chan
Welcome to MFC! It's awesome to see a company joining this site!
I'm totally looking forward to your announcements during the upcoming WonFes! :)
01 month agoLily51Lily51
Thank you very much for your friendship! Nice to have you here. This is a very enjoyable site where the figure collection and photography amalgamates perfectly, and there is the possibility to see so many artistic works, full of skill and fantasy, of the many passionate members. Welcome! ^_^

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