Kotobukiya announces Arcbeetle model kit

30 07 2017


At the company’s summer 2017 Wonder Festival booth, Kotobukiya announced its seventh Medarot model kit, the first new one in years, KBT-04M Arcbeetle. While an unpainted prototype was showcased, pricing details and a release window have yet to be determined.

Kotobukiya’s Medarot line started in 2011 with Gun-Nose. Prior to Arcbeetle, the last kit was 2014’s release of Saikachis. Kotobukiya routinely reissued earlier entries due to fan demand. Read the rest of this entry »





Kotobukiya Reissues Metabee And Rokusho Model Kits

9 09 2014

Kotobukiya announced today that their KBT-00M Metabee and KWG-00M Rokusho model kits are set to receive another production run this November. These two originally launched in 2012 as part of Kotobukiya’s Medarot DS line.

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Kotobukiya Reveals Saikachis Model Kit Pictures And Release Window

28 05 2014

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Kotobukiya announced the latest entry in their ever expanding line of Medarot model kits at the Winter Wonder Fest. The project was so early into production that the company only had a cardboard standee to demonstrate that KBT05-C Saikachis was next. Kotobukiya finally shed some details on the kit last week. Read the rest of this entry »





Kotobukiya’s next Medarot model kit is Saikachis

2 03 2014

xl93jqo Kotobukiya took to the 2014 Winter Wonder Festival in Japan to show off their newest model kits, including their Cyandog release. The company announced the sixth entry into their Medarot lineup, as KBT05-M Saikachis will be receiving a 1/6 scale model kit later this year.
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Medarot at Jump Festa 2014

2 03 2014

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Shueshia’s Jump Festa 2014 convention occurred over the weekend of December 21st, 2013 in Japan. Rocket Company participated by hosting a two day Medarot DUAL tournament, where fans could win exclusive items. First day winners received a Metabee themed set including a sketch from Horuma Rin, a trophy, a set of AR cards for the game, and an exclusive hoodie with back art from Horuma Rin. Second day winners received the same items in a Rokusho flavour. Read the rest of this entry »





Medarot: The Ikki Collection manga reprints coming next year

4 12 2013

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Back in June, Kodansha and Re:ComicBonBon published a collected volume release of Horuma Rin’s 1998 Medarot manga. It appears that the release was successful, as the company has announced that next year will see the release of more:
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Kotobukiya’s Cyandog model kit will be released in January

24 09 2013

BU5Q7Y9CYAAfNKK.jpg large Originally announced at the summer Wonder Festival, Kotobukiya’s Cyandog DOG00-M model kit has now received some additional info. Set for release this upcoming January the model kit stands 150mm tall as a 1:6 scale release that will set you back ¥3,990 (~$40). Much like Kotobukiya’s previous Medarot releases, Cyandog will feature swappable visors, a medal, rifle effect parts, and the ability to push out the model’s chest line canon.
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