Update: The Nomura-designed Joker determine is now out there for preorder within the US by means of Square Enix’s online store. It’s priced at $300 and is anticipated out this October.
Original Story: Square Enix’s widespread Play Arts Kai line of figures is getting a brand new addition later this 12 months. Like a few of these we have seen up to now, this one contains a design by one of many firm’s most outstanding builders.
The Joker determine pictured under was designed by Tetsuya Nomura, who’s greatest identified for his work on the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts sequence (he is at present directing each Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII Remake). The figure–which was first revealed at New York Comic-Con final year–stands 285 mm tall (about 11 inches), in line with an Amazon Japan itemizing, and presents fairly a little bit of customization.
The determine comes with seven totally different facial mods, with totally different faces and masks out there to equip. There are are additionally totally different hand choices and a set of machine-like arms that seem like fairly versatile when it comes to how they’re used. You can see all of this within the gallery above (pictures by way of Figsoku).
Square Enix has not but introduced a western launch for the determine, though the corporate has launched lots of its Play Arts Kai figures world wide up to now. This explicit one arrives in Japan on September 30 for 32,184 yen (about $288/£222).
Nomura’s different contributions to the Play Arts Kai line have included Batman, Catwoman, and Monster Hunter 4’s Rage armor. Monster Hunter and Batman aren’t the one non-Square Enix franchises that Play Arts Kai has covered–we’ve additionally seen figures based on Halo 5, Iron Man, and Captain America, amongst many others.