LOS ANGELES, Calif., (Feb 12, 2015) Multiverse Studio Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Koei Tecmo America Corp. to produce collectible products based on the iconic Ninja Gaiden® videogame series.
Commenting on the announcement, Guang Yang, Chief Executive Officer at Multiverse Studio Inc. said, “The pedigree of the Ninja Gaiden® videogame series goes back over 25-years and is a classic franchise in the Action/Adventure genre. Multiverse Studio is extremely excited to be partnering with Koei Tecmo and Team NINJA Studio to release unique mixed-media collectible statues.”
“This newest figurine is magnificent, impressively depicting Ryu Hayabusa in great detail. Both those who have played the game and those who have not will be eminently satisfied with it.” Yosuke Hayashi, Producer of Team NINJA
Additionally, Multiverse Studio Inc. announced today the first product in the new Ninja Gaiden® collectible lineup, Ryu Hayabusa. Measuring approximately thirteen-inches tall from head to base, the statue captures the fluidity and dynamism of Ryu’s deadly fighting style. Incorporating LED lights for effects and theatrical ambiance, collectors have the option to power the statue via AC or USB power, which adds further presentation options to this imposing character.
The 1/6th scale Ninja Gaiden® Ryu Hayabusa Resin Statue will be available for mass release June 2015.
For more information about upcoming Ninja Gaiden products, please visit http://www.multiverse-studio.com/products/ryu-hayabusa.html
About Ninja Gaiden
Ninja Gaiden is a series of video games by KOEI TECMO & Team NINJA, featuring the super ninja, Ryu Hayabusa as its protagonist. The series is very well known as its high speed combat with challenging sword action and gained popularity with its high degree of difficulty worldwide.
About KOEI TECMO AMERICA CORP
KOEI TECMO AMERICA CORP. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Burlingame, California. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl®, and Fatal Frame® series. On April 1st 2009, KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger.