Synonyms for kotobukiya or Related words with kotobukiya
Examples of "kotobukiya"
released the official Bullet Man Real Figure on the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International.
Due to shortages during World War II,
was forced to halt its development of new products, but in 1946 it re-released Torys Whisky, which sold well in post-war Japan. In 1961,
launched the "Drink Torys and Go to Hawaii" campaign. At the time, a trip abroad was considered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. In 1963,
changed its name to "Suntory", taken from the name of the whisky it produces. In the same year, Musashino Beer Factory began its production of the Suntory Beer. In 1997, the company became Japan's sole bottler, distributor, and licensee of Pepsi products.
Several figures of Leifang were released by Bandai, Epoch, and other companies like After Dark and
. Other merchandise included dakimakura body pillow cases and 3D mouse pads.
"Dead or Alive" merchandise of the character include several figures by various manufacturers such as Bandai, Epoch and
. Famitsu released a series of pencil boards.
Torii hired Masataka Taketsuru as a distillery executive. Taketsuru had studied the art of distilling in Scotland, and brought this knowledge back to Japan in the early 1920s. Whilst working for
he played a key part in helping Torii establish the Yamazaki Distillery. In 1934 he left
to form his own company—Dainipponkaju—which would later change its name to Nikka. In this new venture he established the Yoichi distillery in Hokkaidō.
The original Nyanbo or Nyanboard 60mm figures were created by Sentinel in December 2015. The figure maker
released smaller 35mm versions called "Nyanboard nyano" in December 2016, and larger 90mm versions called "Nyanboard [mini]" in January 2017.
Starting in late 2006, the High-end Master Model line, commonly abbreviated HMM, is a joint effort between Tomy and
. The line advertises high-quality, highly detailed, pose-able model kits based on designs of existing Zoids.
Ibuki is a favored character for use in promotional artwork, and has several figurines and action figures made in her image. These include figures from
, Mega Hobby, MegaHouse, SOTA Toys, Square Enix's Play Arts Kai, and Capcom itself, including one designed by "Street Fighter III" character concept artist Kinu Nishimura.
Sideshow Collectibles, Gentle Giant, Diamond Select Toys and
also earned Indiana Jones licensing rights in 2008. Lego released eight play sets to coincide with the fourth film, based on "Raiders" and "The Last Crusade" as well as on "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
Outside of "Final Fantasy X" series, Lulu makes an appearance as a card in "Square Enix Legend World" and her costume is available in "Gunslinger Stratos 2". Several figures of Lulu were released by various companies, including
, Coca-Cola/Square and Bandai.
Several statuettes of Psylocke were produced by various manufacturers, including by Bandai in 2005, Hasbro in 2008 (Marvel Super Hero Squad Wave 7),
in 2010 (redesigned in the Japanese bishōjo style by Shunya Yamashita) and 2011, Bowen Designs in 2010, and Sideshow Collectibles in 2010 and 2011. A diorama of Psylocke and Spiral was also created by Sideshow Collectibles in 2009.
Figures of Noriko have also been manufactured as well. Yellow Submarine (a division of Takara) released a poseable doll, while
and Kaiyodo sold non-poseable figures. Bandai had a limited-edition Noriko & Nono figure set bundled with the North America and Japan DVD release of "Gunbuster vs. Diebuster Aim For The Top! The GATTAI!! Movie".
A large amount of Homura-related merchandise has been created, such as a Nendoroid figure produced by Good Smile Company, a figure produced by
based on an "itain" stamp, and a replica set of Homura's ear cuff that sold for 21,600 yen. In 2014, 2 PM Works created two sets of high heels, inspired by Madoka and Homura respectively.
PVC figures of Rikimaru and Ayame, sculpted after their appearances in "Wrath of Heaven" by Keiji Iwakure, were manufactured and released by
in mid-September 2003; although categorized as action figures, these only feature movable wrist joints. Ayame was also featured in the "girls of gaming" special of "play" magazine that same year.
Porter Square and The Shops at Porter have a recent history of being a center for Boston's Japanese community. In May 2009, Lesley University ousted
, a Japanese grocery store, from The Shops at Porter, after 20 years in business there. Lesley wanted the space to expand its bookstore.
An official statuette of Asuka was released by Namco in the "Tekken 5" series. Licensed figures of the character were also released by Tomytec in 2005, by Yujin in 2006 (two different), and by
in 2012 (including a limited edition).
A model portrayed Christie in the "Tekken Maxim Photoshoot" gallery in "Maxim".
released a 1/7 scale (9.8 inches tall) Christie action figure in January 2012 as part of their "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" storyline; she is seen in a dance-like posture and in her usual "Tekken" costume, except her pants are turned into chaps with her panties clearly visible.
In merchandising, a resin garage kit figure of Julia from "Tekken 4" was released by Heihachi Zazen in 2003. A prepainted 1/7 scale PVC figure of Julia as Jaycee from "Tekken Tag Tournament 2", designed by the graphic artist Yamashita Shunya, was released by
in February 2013.
Originally the kits were sold and traded between hobbyists at conventions like Wonder Festival. As the market grew a number of companies began producing resin kits professionally, such as Federation Models, Volks, WAVE/Be-J, Kaiyodo,
and B-Club, a subsidiary of Bandai producing Gundam kits.
Alisa appears in "Tekken Comic", a manga based on "Tekken 6". A live-action Alisa, portrayed by Michelle Ballee, also appears in the "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" Girl Power Trailer, shown at Comic-Con in 2012. In 2012,
released an Alisa Bosconovitch action figure as part of their "Tekken Tag Tournament 2" toyline.
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