Diamond’s PREVIEWS October Catalog Features Exclusive “Treasures of Akihabara” Section
The PREVIEWS Catalog, October issue #301, features a special “Treasures of Akihabara” section. From the bustling city of Akihabara, Japan, which is known for its vast community of anime and manga collectibles, comes rare items now offered in North America for the first time in Diamond’s PREVIEWS catalog.
Now comic book specialty shops will be able to provide fans and collectors the opportunity to get their hands on some of the most hard-to-get items they have been wanting. By ordering from PREVIEWS, comic book shops can now make it easier for anime and manga fans to get these rare finds in a more accessible and less expensive way. This also gives anime and manga fans the opportunity to see that comic book shops are now the place to go for finding collectible items that are not necessarily comic related.
PREVIEWS will continue to offer collectibles from Akihabara, giving fans the opportunity to find some of the most sought after collectibles inside their local comic shop.
7th Dragon 2020: Hatsune Miku Type 2020 Figure- This beautiful songstress, who sings the opening theme from game Hatsune Miku TYPE 2020 will capture anyone’s attention with the breathtaking details. Her long twin tails are sculpted blowing around her and both the paint and sculpt work of her delicate outfit it filled with highlight. It is her grace, beauty and well-known voice to fans that makes her a PREVIEWS feature.
Black Rock Shooter- From the anime series Black Rock Shooter comes a figma of Yuu Koutari’s existence in the alternate world-Strength. Featuring powerful, yet flexible “Ogre Arms”, the figure can form various poses with interchangeable fingers that turn into gun barrels. Yuu also comes with two different expressions and a stand to display this tiny but mighty girl in her power mode.
Dynamic Heroes: Koutetsu Jeeg Sofubi- Standing nearly 10 inches tall, and made from a softer plastic known as sofubi, Koutesu Jeeg is one of the many collectibles that will be coming to the states.
Giant Gorg: T-Rex Figure- From the 1982 Sunrise anime hit comes Giant Gorg, recreated in this full-action figure standing nearly 12 inches tall. The figure includes additional weapons and mini-figures, plus glowing red eyes to simulate it’s “angry mode” and outstanding coloring and texturing, making this collectible a rare find.
Starship Troopers: Mobile Infantry T-Rex Figure- The illustrations of Kato Naoyuki comes to life with a die-cast figure with movable joints that provide a wide range of action. The figure is in full armor mode with moveable arm and back weaponry. The shield helmet can also be removed to show the character within. Get ready for battle with weapons and tactical poses with this collectible from Sentinel Co. Ltd.