Yamato USA - Rurouni Kenshin & Range Murata Now Shipping

May 9th 2005

SIF: Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 3 & Range Murata PSE Solid Collection, Ver. 1

Torrance, CA, May 10th, 2005 – Yamato USA, the North American subsidiary of Yamato Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the arrival of the third volume of its overwhelmingly popular Story! Image! Figure! Rurouni Kenshin miniature collector figures, as well as the first in a series of figures inspired by the works of internationally acclaimed artists Range Murata… the Range Murata PSE Solid Collection.

SIF: Rurouni Kenshin, Vol. 3

Yamato continues its popular line of Story! Image! Figure! Rurouni Kenshin (a.k.a. Samurai X) miniature collector figures with this impressive third volume. Beautifully sculpted by renowned Japanese “garage kit" artist Takayuki Shiragami, each blister carded figure stands between 4.0" - 5.5" and comes with themed weaponry and a display base. The five piece assortment includes Kenshin Himura, Kenji Himura, Yahiko Myojin, Enishi Yukishiro, and Hajime Saito. Available through select Suncoast, Tower Records, Hastings, Walden Books and other fine retailers.

Range Murata PSE Solid, Ver. 1

The classic, eternal beauty of internationally acclaimed illustrator Range Murata (Blue Submarine No. 6, Last Exile) comes to three-dimensional life with this exquisite assortment of six miniature collector figures inspired by his latest compilation, [re futurythm]. Figures to be treasured forever, each stands between 2.0” – 4.0” and comes with a themed display base. Don't miss out only these truly wonderful pieces available in limited quantities at select Suncoast, Walden Books, and other fine retailers.

For a complete listing of retail partners carrying these and other fine Yamato products, please visit the Yamato USA website at www.YamatoToysUSA.com


Yamato USA is the wholly owned subsidiary of Yamato Co., Ltd with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. For over six years, Yamato USA has proudly served the North and South American hobby/collector markets with a wide offering of miniature collectible figures, PVC and die-cast action figures, as well as poly-resin and PVC statues inspired by the hottest titles in Japanese anime, manga, and video game properties. Featured properties include Masamune Shirow's Koukaku-Kidoutai (a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell), Appleseed, and Intron Depot; Yasuhiro Nightow's Trigun, Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin (aka Samurai X), Kentaro Miura's Berserk, and Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira.

Contact Yamato USA at: 2771 Plaza Del Amo, Suite 809, Torrance, CA 90503

web site: www.YamatoToysUSA.com

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