TORRANCE, CA, December 1, 2004 – Yamato USA, the North American subsidiary of Japan’s Yamato Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that it is now accepting retailer pre-orders for its latest assortment of miniature collectible figures, action figures and PVC statues scheduled to ship late Spring 2005.
Capcom Figure Collection: DarkStalkers - Morrigan & Lilith Miniature Collectible Figures
Continuing with last year’s highly successful Capcom Figure Collection: Street Fighter II - Chun-Li and Cammy, Yamato is pleased to place the spotlight on DarkStalkers’ Queen of Vampires, Morrigan, and everyone’s nightmare of a little sister, Lilith. As before, this six piece assortment features a pair of figures fashioned by three of the leading Japanese “garage kit” artists. Standing at approximately 5” in height and sealed in a blister card, these beautiful ladies are sure to sweep their way into your heart and leave you hungry for more.
Please Teacher – Mizuho in Space Suit Resin Statue
Teleporting to a specialty shop near you is the new Please Teacher! Mizuho Kazami in Space Suit Resin Statue. This eloquent sculpture by Toy Fujiura features the title character from Bandai Entertainment’s popular series Please Teacher! dressed to the nines in her skin tight, black space suit with revealing midriff beneath her flowing red hair and purple eyes. Measuring approximately 5.25” in length, Mizuho Kazami in Space Suit comes sealed in collector’s style closed box. This is one space explorer that belongs in your constellation!
SIF EX: Love Hina Again - Naru, Mutsumi, Motoko & Shinobu PVC Statues
Story! Image! Figure! EX A Yamato Original! Relive all the fun, the charm, and misadventures of Bandai Entertainment’s wonderful anime OVA, Love Hina Again with an all-new line of collectible PVC statues of some of the Hinata Hot Springs most memorable occupants. Available individually are Naru, Motoko, Mutsumi, and Shinobu, each pre-painted and wearing their unique hot springs bathing apparel. Each figure either sits, lies, or stands between 3.25” and 8.50” tall and comes sealed in collector’s style window box with display base. Items sold separately.
SIF EX: ROD the TV – Maggie PVC Statue
Torn from the pages of R•O•D the TV (distributed by Geneon Entertainment and featured on G4TechTV’s Anime Unleashed), the Paper Sisters second sibling Maggie is making her way to the U.S.! Standing approximately 7.25” tall, this attractively detailed PVC statue by Miki Ousaka of Cherry Blossom High displays Maggie ready for battle, pre-posed with the same stern and serious attitude that shines so brightly in the popular anime series. Maggie comes pre-painted with a display stand, sealed in collector’s style window box. It’s like a reading rainbow filled with adventure, excitement, imagination.
SIF EX: Guilty Gear Isuka – Ino PVC Statue
Story! Image! Figure! EX A Yamato Original! Debuting in last year’s exceptionally popular arcade videogame Guilty Gear XX, Ino is a woman whose origins and motives are enigmas wrapped in mysteries. Now this sexy, red leather clad rocker is one of the main stars in Sammy/Sega’s latest installment of the Guilty Gear console series, Guilty Gear Isuka… and the follow-up to Yamato’s Millia Rage PVC Statue. From an original sculpture by Kazunori Oomoto, Ino stands approximately 8.25” in height and comes with display base and her mystical guitar, sealed in a collector’s style window box. She’s gonna’ rock your world!
SIF: Iron Leaguer Miniature Collectible Figures
Story! Image! Figure! A Yamato Original! Imagine the ultimate sports team... a team of robots that can take on almost any sport from baseball to football to ice hockey. Mix this idea with the popular “super-deformed” Japanese art style and you have Iron Leaguers! Now the characters from Iron Leaguers can pass, shoot and score their way from the TV into your homes with this new assortment of miniature collectible figures from Yamato’s Story! Image! Figure! line. Each figure stands approximately 4” tall and comes blister packed.
Cyber Formula – Asurada GSX Vehicle
Yamato proudly introduces the future of formula car racing… the Asurada GSX! Designed by Shoji Kawamori, this is an amazing 1/24 scale replication of the Asurada GSX from Cyber Formula (available from Bandai Entertainment). The Asurada GSX comes with boost engine, detachable upper body, free-rolling wheels, and a collector’s style display case. Sweet!
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ABOUT YAMATO USA
Yamato USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamato Co., Ltd headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For over six years, Yamato USA has proudly served the North and South American hobby/collector markets with a wide offering of miniature collectible figures, PVC and die-cast action figures, as well as poly-resin and PVC statues inspired by the hottest titles in Japanese anime, manga, and video game properties. Featured properties include Masamune Shirow’s Koukaku-kidoutai (a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell), Appleseed, and Intron Depot; Yasuhiro Nightow’s Trigun, Nobuhiro Watsuki’s Rurouni Kenshin (aka Samurai X), Kentaro Miura’s Berserk, and Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira.