Megahouse is going to release the G.E.M. series Himura Kenshin ( 緋村剣心 ) 1/8 PVC figure from the manga/anime “Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story” (るろうに剣心 -明治剣客浪漫譚-). Will be released in June 2011. Around 210mm tall, 6,800 yen.
What a big surprise from Megahouse! In the 15th anniversary of the Ruoruni Kenshin anime, Megahouse is bringing us this Himura Kenshin PVC figure!!! You know I usually don’t post male figure, but Kenshin is (was?) really popular that I don’t think I can skip him!
There are two version available, the standard version and the limited version. The standard version Kenshin comes with his signature red clothes that we’re really familiar with. The limited version Kenshin comes with the blue clothes that he used to wear when he was still in his killer era. Personally I like the old blue clothes one a lot! But I guess it is just me. =P
The manga was finished more than 10 years ago, so I think some of you might not know about it. But Rurouni Kenshin was one of the manga I like the most back then when I was in college. I think I still have the whole manga set somewhere in my bookselves. This figure really brings back memories. =D
——Description from Manufacturer——
Sculpted by Naoto Moriwaki
Color by Tc
15 years after the debut of the TV show, Rurouni Kenshin finally arrives as an amazingly detailed 1/8 scale figure, and Kenshin is looking so good he is sure to completely redefine the classic look of the show! Including replacement parts allowing you to recreated Kenshins “Hitokiri Battosai” era, the distinctive ponytail he sported in the Bakumatsu era, and even the short haircut he had during the final period of the show! With so many display possibilities, you are sure to be able to recreate your favorite look for this classic swordsman!
Rurouni Kenshin OP