Uh huh, yeah I'm sure what's-his-name is on a first name basis with Miura. I get that you're posting this to back your argument that the statue is an accurate depiction, but I wouldn't make too much of that statement. I'm pretty sure Miura has to greenlight all Berserk merchandise.iguana said:maybe some of you new already, this was posted month ago on FB from Kelvin Loke:
"More photos of the awesome Berserks Guts which P1 has the privilege to work closely with the creator himself, Kentaro Miura.
Kentaro valuable inputs to make this not just a statue of Guts but a painting in 3D of Kentaro's ever evolving art style.
The impressive base captures the life of Guts as a demon slayer such as the Wolf of Darkness which follows him and the ghosts that hunts him.
Kentaro has given his seal of approval to the final design and look that was showcased in wonderfest.
Ps the paint job on the prototype shown is not final."
Aazealh said:Uh huh, yeah I'm sure what's-his-name is on a first name basis with Miura. I get that you're posting this to back your argument that the statue is an accurate depiction, but I wouldn't make too much of that statement. I'm pretty sure Miura has to greenlight all Berserk merchandise.
By the way, it's called the "Beast of Darkness". It's not a wolf (and it doesn't "follow" Guts either).
I see no reason why this one would be an exception. Besides, other companies have also said that Miura greenlit their product in the past.iguana said:But I don't think Miura greenlight every shitty Berserk stuff.
Yeah I figured. I just find the combination of bragging and ignorance funny.iguana said:BTW Kelvin Loke is not from P1, he just plug for them on FB and is in a deeper connection to them than any of us so I would not wonder too much that he didn't know exaclty what the "beast" is cause he is not too deep into Berserk.
Nah, not really. It's not a real creature, hence the name.iguana said:But common it just could be a wolf or maybe a mixture of wolf and fox hahaha.
"Anger...Fury...They draw out the armor's power. But... you must never yield everything to them. Make your volition... your pivot of power."
Prime 1 Studio is proud to present UPMBR-04: Guts, Berserker Armor from Berserk (Manga). Guts also known as The Black Swordsman is the main protagonist of Berserk. The Berserker Armor is a suit of highly durable armor forged by dwarves. Wearers of the armor are appropriately named Berserkers. This armor imbued with a violent od purposed for drawing out and manifesting its wearer’s negative emotions. It is eventually entrusted to Guts after Flora’s spirit tree mansion is invaded by apostles of Griffith’s reborn Band of the Hawk. This Ultimate Premium Masterline Berserk series brings to life the popular Japanese dark fantasy comics/manga and crafted with attention to details and true to the original design of the character. The Berserker Armor statue stands at an impressive 37 inches tall with his Dragonslayer sword on the shoulder. This is the ultimate piece for all Berserk fans.
- Size approx. 37 inches tall with the sword on the shoulder [(H)95cm (W)57cm (D)52cm]
- Size approx. 30 inches tall with the sword down [(H)75cm (W)57cm (D)44cm]
- One (1) alternate Exclusive portrait (In Exclusive version only)
- Regular version: $949 US
- Exclusive version: $999 US
- Regular version: 1000
- Exclusive version: 500
Prototype samples shown.
Product details could be subjected to change without further notice.
I totally hear you Wen. But I collect so few statues these days I don't mind a nice treat once in awhile......I'm not as detail oriented as most of you, I consider that a blessing hah. I actually really like the Berserker armor in almost any form as you know.wenjamin said:have the black swordsman on pre-order, but sadly i think i am going to pass on the berserker. there is just one too many details off about it for me justify dropping another 1k+, not to mention the considerable amount of space to display/store it, which after collecting for 10+ years have become a precious scarcity for me.
gonna save my money/space for the hokuto no ken kenshiro prime 1 teased right before wonderfest summer. :)
Nice to hear, and no problems of course.MiyamotoPuck said:I do! It really looks amazing, the size and the level of detail are impressive. Thanks for sharing these pictures. ;)
No problems ma..The Beast of Darkness said:Yes, thanks for sharing those pictures.
Oh.The Beast of Darkness said:Now we can have a closer look at how they've fucked up Guts headsculpts and Zodd face.
I mean.. Shouldn't they create what they want to do? You're not forced to buy it, and if you want a more exact transition from 2D to 3D then you could always go with First4figures, GECCO, Art of War, Headlong, Max Factory, probably Tsume once they start pumping out some pieces or numerous unlicensed products. Saying that something is ugly is perfectly fine mate, more power to you (maybe a bit rude to people who actually like it, but you're not obligated to cater to our feelings), but don't speak for the majority of the fan- / customer base as if your opinion reflects theirs. In the end Black Swordsman Guts has sold very well and their Berserker flew off their shelves. Don't know how well Zodd has done so far, but obviously not as good as the other two.The Beast of Darkness said:[...] They don't understand (or care) that people wants something accurate to the original material, and not their own take on the characters.
Yeah, you said it best yourself, and what is wrong with that?The Beast of Darkness said:But I imagine that's P1 "realistic" touch...