Article by Max Byrne
Fans of premium DC Collectibles can rejoice, as XM Studios have announced the release of Batman Shogun! An incredibly beautiful new statue, depicting the Dark Knight as a Samurai warrior. Reminiscent of the recent Batman: Ninja animated film, this stunningly intricate new statue is a must have for all Batman fans with a penchant for the higher end of the market merchandise. You can see the piece in all its glory below.
Here’s XM’s official description:
XM Studios is excited to present our next DC Premium Collectibles series statue, Batman Shogun! To commemorate XM’s global license for the Original Samurai Line, we’ve designed an ambitious Batman that rivals our first release – the Batman Shogun! This incredible work of Art is immortalized in amazingly detailed 1:4 scale cold-cast porcelain. Each painstakingly handcrafted statue is individually hand-painted with the highest possible quality finish. This unique line is a result of creative collaboration between Warner Brothers and XM Studios to showcase the Batman universe in exotic settings as you’ve never seen.
Description:XM Studios presents Batman Shogun. The culmination of design, culture and perfection. The display piece that is guaranteed to invoke awe, discussion and most importantly – imagination of exotic worlds far away. With consultancy from authentic Samurai Armor curator in Japan, XM brings to you our proudest work yet – Batman Shogun. Let the images do the story telling.
The Batman Shogun Premium Collectibles statue features:
- Crafted from cold-cast porcelain
- 3 Headsculpts; 2 x Kabuto Shogun inspired Helmet with Mempo face armour, 1 x Classic Batman helmet and mask
- 2 Left arms; 1 holding crossbow, 1 holding spear
- 2 right arms; 1 holding sword, 1 holding horse’s reins
- 2 chest emblems; 1 with Bat Logo, 1 with intricate Japanese Samurai carvingsArt print
- Limited edition : MTO
- XM Studios and Studio Hive (Creators and Designers)
- Marco Plouffe (Sculpt)
- Hive Studio (Art Print)
- XM Studios Design and Development Team
Available for the full retail price of $1,999, XM do offer deposit options or discounts for payments in one hit, giving fans different options to make it more affordable.
This would be the crown jewel of any collection, buy now while stock last! Link below to the XM website.