Kotobukiya announces Arcbeetle Dash model kit, teases Tyrelbeetle

10 07 2018

Kotobukiya has announced its eighth Medarot model kit, KBT06-C Arcbeetle Dash. Due out in November for ¥5,500, the kit stands at 144mm tall, representing a 1/6 scale recreation. The kit was designed by Mitsunobu Tamura.

Like the other Medarot kits produced by the company, Arcbeetle Dash includes swappable fists and visors, as well as little replica medal and a stand for it. Kotobukiya is promising a great deal of accuracy, with attention to detail focused on the changes from the original Arcbeetle, including a number of completely redesigned back pieces. This also means support for Arcbeetle Dash’s Medachange functionality. While Dash will not feature shootable projectiles, the kit is physically larger than base Arcbeetle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pre-orders open for Kotobukiya Arcbeetle model kit

20 02 2018

Following its showing at last weekend’s Wonder Festival, Kotobukiya’s Medarot KBT04-M Arcbeetle model kit is now available to pre-order. Due out in June, the 1/6 scale kit measures 135mm tall and includes three swappable visors, six energy bullets (which can be fired three at a time using all of Arcbeetle’s spring loaded barrels), three swappable pairs of hands and a replica Kabuto medal. Parts can also be swapped with earlier Kotobukiya Medarot models. The set retails for a ¥4800 MSRP.

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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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First painted Kotobukiya Arcbeetle model kit images surface

21 11 2017

Kotobukiya announced their seventh Medarot model kit back in July with an unpainted prototype of KBT-04M Arcbeetle. At this weekend’s Miyazawa Model Exhibition 2017 Autumn trade show, the company revealed the paint scheme for the first time:


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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 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 »