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


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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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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Kotobukiya Cyandog model kit is set for release in 2014

26 08 2013

wfkoto6At the summer Wondercon Festival 2013 in Japan, model kit manufacturer Kotobukiya announced another entry into their successful Medarot line. From Medarot DS, DOG00-M Cyandog will be released in 2014. It’ll be the first Kotobukiya Medarot release to not be based on a Kabuto, or Kuwagata type Medarot.
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Kotobukiya Medarot DS KWG-10M Sanjuro model kit detailed, dated for June 2013

6 02 2013


The previously announced Sanjuro model kit from Kotobukiya has recently been detailed. The newest in the company’s Medabots line stands at a 1/6th scale for a figure that stands at six inches tall. The kit will include ample pose ability thanks to over 160 different parts including a variety of arms, and eyes. However, the most interesting accessory included is the addition of Knight Armor’s left arm for part swapping. There’s no word on if you’ll be able to swap parts from Kotobukiya’s previous Metabee, Rokusho, and Gun-Nose kits with Sanjuro, but it appears Knight Armor’s shield arm is backwards compatible with earlier kits. Read the rest of this entry »