Kotobukiya Arcbeetle model kit due out in June

18 02 2018

Japanese model kit manufacturer Kotobukiya has revealed the release window and price for their upcoming Medarot Arcbeetle model kit. Originally announced during last summer’s Wonder Festival, the news comes from a pamphlet distributed at the winter edition of the show. The KBT-04M Arcbeetle kit will be due out sometime in June at an MSRP of ¥4800.

Like earlier entries in Kotobukiya’s lineup, the kit is 1/6 scale.

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Weekly Medarot Broadcast debuts December 27th

21 12 2017

The official Twitter account for the Weekly Medarot Broadcast column has announced that the first issue will become available on December 27th in the Manga HOT app. Additionally, the account shared the finished logo (above) for Hakubayashi‘s Medarot Re – Reloaded manga series that’ll be serialized in the column.

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LINE Akindo Sei no Little Peso launches Medarot event

21 12 2017

To celebrate Medarot’s 20th Anniversary, Imagineer and SoWhat have launched a themed event in the latter’s LINE Akindo Sei no Little Peso smartphone game. From December 21st to December 28th, players can get avatars based on the franchise.

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Medarot Classics 1.1 patch now available

21 12 2017

Today is the official launch date for Medarot Classics in Japan and Imagineer has updated the game to verison 1.1. The patch fixes some rendering glitches and the processing speed. It does not appear that this is the previously mentioned software update that adds multi-player support or the speed up functionality for original Nintendo 3DS units.

To update the game, launch your 3DS camera application by simultaneously pressing down on the L and R buttons. When there, click the QR code icon on the left side of the bottom screen. Scan the following code that’s right for the version of the game you own.

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Imagineer launches Weekly Medarot Broadcast column featuring new manga, design contest

11 12 2017

Imagineer has announced a collaboration with the mobile app Manga HOT to launch Weekly Medarot Broadcast, a column the company will begin in late December. It’ll feature reader participation as well as two new manga series, Medarot Short (working title) by franchise staple Horuma Rin and Medarot Re – Reloaded by franchise newcomer Hakubayashi. The latter was described as starring Rokuyo Kagami, a former Medarot great, aiming to win the World Robattle Cup. The company shared a preview image of the series:
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Medarot Classics to get post-launch patch to add multiplayer, original 3DS speed-up support

9 12 2017

Imagineer has announced that Medarot Classics will not launch with multiplayer support. The company has apologized and explains that the feature will be added through a patch later.

In addition, Imagineer has retracted their previous statement regarding compatibility for the collection’s Speed Feature. Original 3DS models will be able to hasten gameplay after all. This will also be added in a patch after release.

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Medarot Classics trailer released

1 12 2017

Imagineer has launched the first trailer for the upcoming Medarot Classics compilation on the company’s official YouTube channel. The video highlights gameplay footage from the included five games.

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