Thursday, February 12, 2009

Max Factory Figma Makina Hoshimura from Corpse Princess

Check out this new figma, Makina Hoshimura from Corpse Princess.

Brief description by wikipedia

Shikabane Hime (屍姫, lit. Corpse Princess) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shonen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the on-going series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is hunting down 108 undead corpses in order to gain entry into heaven with the help of a secret society of anti-corpse Buddhist monks.

Feel and Gainax partnered together to adapt the series into a thirteen episode anime series. The first season, Aka, premiered on AT-X on October 2, 2008, where it is still on-going. A second season, Kuro, is already slated to begin in January 2009. The anime is licensed for North American distribution and release by Funimation Entertainment, which has already started releasing the episodes in subtitled form as Shikabane Hime through various online distribution companies and through its own website.

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