BUSOU SHINKI™ ACTION FIGURE LINE MAKES U.S. DEBUT
Leading Japanese Action Figure Series Now Available at Select Retail Stores and at the Official Konami Online Store
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - April 4, 2007 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced its popular Busou Shinki™ action figure line is now available at select enthusiast retail stores throughout the U.S. as well as at the official Konami online store (www.konami.com). Designed by leading Japanese visualists, the Busou Shinki series features proprietary "Multi Movable System" (MMS) technology that allows users to customize their figures through unique combinations of poses and interchangeable accessories.
Featuring packaging and character design faithful to their original Japanese release, the Busou Shinki series lets collectors enter the futuristic world of six brave cybernetic warriors. Designed by renowned illustrators including SHINOFUSA ROKURO, SHIMADA HUMIKANE and BLADE, the series features six incredibly detailed and customizable figures, each with their own accessories and cybernetic battle suit. Using the proprietary MMS system, each action figure is highly poseable, allowing users to create a number of original stances without changing any of the figure's original body pieces. Each part in the Busou Shinki series is standardized, letting users transfer accessories and even body parts between figures to build their own unique collectible creation.
All six figures in the Busou Shinki series - MMS Type Angel Arnval, MMS Type Rabbit Waffebunny, MMS Type Samurai Benio, MMS Type Dog Howling, MMS Type Cat Maochao, and MMS Type Devil Strarf - are now available at www.konami.com and at select enthusiast retailers under distribution by Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. To find a retail store carrying the product, consumers can contact the Comic Shop Locator Service (1-888-COMIC-BOOK or COMICSHOPLOCATOR.COM). The products carry suggested retail prices ranging from $12.99 - $34.99.
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. Konami Corporation is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment, Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. Konami Corporation is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.