Posts Tagged ‘Queen’s Blade Rebellion

26
Apr
09

[Books] Choose your next Queen’s Blade fighter (part 2)

Well the voting is over, and the winner for the fan’s pick was Type-C black (supabota you got your pick!), with Type-C white coming in a very close second. In fact it was so close that they’re considering doing something with Type-C white as well. Anywho the next part to this is now to come up with a name for her. When coming up with a name they’re asking for fans to come up with both a title and name (so for example something like “The Steel Princess Yuumil” or “The Angel of Light Nanael”).

For those who can type in Japanese, here’s the site for your brainstorming pleasure:

 

 

30
Oct
08

[Figures] new Megahouse figures up for preorder

Megahouse just listed a couple of new preorders that are set for release in February of next year. The first entry is Annelotte, the first character to be introduced for Queen’s Blade Rebellion, the new sequel series for the original Queen’s Blade. The other one is from Megahouse’s Brilliant Stage series of figures, Sakura Nanako from the erogame SakuraSakura from HiQuality-Soft.

 

 

 

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11
Oct
08

[Figures] A figure or two at TGS2008

So not to be forgotten by the Tokyo Game Show news on actual games, there were a number of figures introduced and on display there as well. Only ones I’ve seen so far are some figures from SquareEnix (Play Arts one winged Sephiroth and Cloud are bad ass. Images posted by Baka-Mandy on TL forum), some Phoenix Wright CustomP figures by Volks, and then there’s these:


image from AkibaHobby

Ahh the lovely Shiranui Mai (displayed in the same SNK booth as her sisters I think), the latest name to be dropped into the Queen’s Gate universe. The figure is the upcoming HobbyJapan magazine mail in exclusive (My reaction duly displayed in an avatar I made to the left), is sculpted by Chorosuke of Volks, and was previously only shown in unpainted prototype form (that I’ve seen anyway). She’s pretty…so pretty…

 

While we’re on Queen’s Blade stuff, this magazine scans shows a peep of the upcoming Princess Knight Annelotte figure for the QB sequel series starting at the end of November, Queen’s Blade Rebellion. She’s sculpted by Kibayashi Norio, and is going to be released sometime in 2009. Kibayashi Norio sculpts seriously wonderful faces imo…

 

Another TGS display, an “Augmented Reality” virtual maid figure “Dennou Aris” (Computer Aris) by a company called Geisha Tokyo. They aren’t the first to create such a thing (neither is that link just now, but just an example), but I guess the first to bring it to market. You can make your own with a tool called ARToolkit, but I believe it takes a bit of programming knowhow to be able to do it, which I don’t have.

Anyway you can figure out how she works there. With the help of a decent quality webcam, you can interact with her with the help of several items with these different symbols on them, which once placed in front of the webcam tells the program it’s an object (a hand, a gift, etc), and you can use it to pull Alice’s clothes off, change her, and pester her till she cries and such. Sounds neat, but I wonder how long the initial excitement would last for an add guy like me lol. Could probably better spend (waste) time playin Hako or something lol (just released!). If she actually appeared outside of using the program though, that would just totally blow my mind. Guess we’re not that far ahead in technology yet…haha ^^;

She’s available for preorder for an October release at Play-Asia, and a January release at ToysLogic, both tentative dates.

Just as it says on Geisha Tokyo’s site, Aris wishes to serve her master soon!




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