KotobukiyaKotobukiya Japan's #1 Collector Toy Company

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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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01 day agokuma-torikuma-tori
Bought the Persona 5 Hero Figure from KotoUS, because of the masked head and I'm can't wait for him to arrive. <3
Since all the P5 girls get a figure from other manufacturers, please Koto, be the one to give us Ryuji and Yusuke in their respective Phantom Thief outfit!
05 days agoFreezasaurusFreezasaurus
When is the Punisher Fine Art statue going up for pre-order? I neeeeeeeeeeeeeeed it.
42 months agosailormarssailormars
With the 25th anniversary of Yu Yu Hakusho going on at the moment, would there be any chance in your company renewing their license to make figures or re-release the ones already produced?

In particular, I feel that item #133960 would really benefit from a reprint! Do you know why he, out of all of the figures in the line, was so limited? I tried to research this but found nothing. I really love the three I own (Kurama, Hiei, and Yusuke) and I wanted to complete the group, but Kuwabara's limited run means he's 3-4x his original price now.

Thanks in advance for any response!
23 months agocaliascalias
Would you guys ever consider making Shinji and Kaworu Cu-Poches?

They would be some of the few articulated figures for those characters if it were to happen.
34 months agoFreezasaurusFreezasaurus
Just wanted to say that your new 1/6 ArtFX movie-based Wonder Woman looks phenomenal. The face is spot-on.

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