Fans of WIT Studio's "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" will be thrilled to have another figure of one of the lovable characters in the series, Mumei. This time, the figure will be produced by WIT Studio itself. Also, will the series be seeing its second season by 2018?
According to recent reports by Crunchy Roll, the Mumei figure was assisted in its creation by the series animation character designer, Yasuyuki Ebara. The figure is measured at 20 cm and scheduled for June 2017 release at the cost of 13,500 yen (around more than 114 USD). Some of the other angles can be seen in Union Creative's Twitter page. This figure of Mumei showed a more "intimate" side of the character, baring her arms and legs and sitting on a stool.
Just a week ago, earlier figure of Mumei by Union Creative's Hdge was also featured, this time under the supervision of original character designer Haruhiko Mikimoto, who did the character design of Mumei for the series. The artist was also known for his work on "Super Dimension Fortress Macross," as well as "Gunbuster" and "Gundam 0080: War the Pocket."
Compared to the more recent figure by WIT Studio, this 17th figure of technical statue series showed the character in an action pose with a complete outfit along with dual-wielded weapons and the steam device. This Mumei figure measures at 25 cm and is now on sale ahead of its June 2017 release at the price 15,984 yen (estimated 136 USD).
Speaking of the show, "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" Season 2 has been by revealed by Fuji TV during the noitaminA Project Unveiling event. During their announcements, they mentioned WIT Studio's hit anime show having its second season premiering sometime in 2018. There haven't been any more details other than that, but director Tetsuro Araki still clarified that it will maintain its animation style.
Here's the announcement: