Good Smile Company is going to release the Wonderful Hobby Selection Kongo ( 金剛 ) Bust ( 胸像 ) Keiondou Ver. ( 軽音堂Ver. ) non-scale PVC figure from the popular web game/anime “Kantai Collection” ( 艦隊これくしょん ). Will be released in January 2016. Around 360mm tall, 16,000 yen (taxed in). Good Smile Online Shop exclusive.

Kongo Bust (left), Kongo Bust Keiondou Ver. (right)

Wow these Kongo Bust look really cool! And they’re a lot cheaper than I thought. For those of you who want to get these Kongo Busts, you can pre-order the standard version at Good Smile Online Shop HERE, and Keiondou Ver. HERE.

——Description from Manufacturer——

Kongo Bust: Keiondou Ver.
Kongo is being released as a large bust with colors selected by the original sculptor!

From the popular browser game ‘Kantai Collection -KanColle-‘ comes a complete bust of the 1st Kongo-class battleship, Kongo! The bust is an addition to the ‘Wonderful Hobby Selection’ series of top quality figures. This alternate version makes use of a color scheme designated by the bust’s sculptor, Masaichiro Usui.

The sculpt aims to preserve the original take of Kongo by Masaichiro Usui from the personal dealer group, ‘Keiondou’. It stands approximately 360mm in height with the unique sculptwork capturing all sorts of intricate of details. The complicated hair style and detailed facial expression are also not to be missed.

The Keiondou Ver. was painted by Masaichiro Usui himself, making use of colors that best match up with the sculptwork,