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Play Arts Kai DC Variant Harley Quinn Figure Screams “I Am An Evil Nut Job!”

If you have been following this blog, you would have known what Square Enix Play Arts Kai is capable off. If you don’t, it is capable transforming the outlook of popular comics book superheroes and villains into something entirely different and still remain as alluring, if not more alluring. The creepy Batman was a prime example and now, one of the cape crusader’s arch nemesis, Harley Quinn, has also gotten the Square Enix Play Arts Kai treatment. Continue reading Play Arts Kai DC Variant Harley Quinn Figure Screams “I Am An Evil Nut Job!”

Square Enix Takes Deadpool To The Next Level Of Sophistication

Square Enix Play Arts Kai series takes popular figures and offers its own, well, how do we say? Edgy look? Like, with a dose of Japanese anime/manga influence. Tetsuya Nomura’s take on Batman answered the question: “what if Batman is born out of Japanese anime?” The Square Enix Play Arts Kai Deadpool is the answer to the same question. While it is not nearly as ‘dark’ or anime-ish as Tetsuya Nomura’s Batman, it is nevertheless as awesome and perhaps, more sophisticated. Marvel’s Deadpool is impervious to damage and therefore needs no armor, but in this Square Enix Play Arts Kai iteration, this infamous anti-hero is all geared and all armored. Continue reading Square Enix Takes Deadpool To The Next Level Of Sophistication

Square Enix’s Iteration of Batman is as Creepy as it is Cool

Japanese anime/manga sci-fi/fantasy stuff is a thing of the legend. Compared with western counterparts, Japanese variation tends to be sharper and plays heavily on angular features. Just look at Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Evangelion and you will know what we mean. Now, imagine what would superheroes like Batman will turn out if he was designed by Japanese artists? Well, we will save you the effort of imagination; just take a look at Square Enix Play Arts Kai Batman by Tetsuya Nomura and you have the answer. Pretty impressive, right? Granted, that devilish and very un-Batman look may not appeal to all, but the true appeal lies in the radical depiction of the Dark Knight. Speaking of knight, the helmet of this alternate Batman kind of look like a sci-fi knight’s which anime/manga fans may be familiar with. Continue reading Square Enix’s Iteration of Batman is as Creepy as it is Cool