Yamato USA - Creators' Labo: Burst Angel



Yamato Brews Up New Line of Collectible Figures

Torrance, CA, August 7, 2006 – Raising the bar on the toy as art, Yamato USA, the North American division of the Yamato Group with headquarters in the otaku capital of the world - the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, is pleased to announce the opening of pre-orders for Yamato's latest line of collectible figures: CREATORS' LABO. Similar to Yamato's Japanese Sculptor Original Character Series (JSCOS), CREATORS' LABO pays tribute to the leading sculptors and artists in a unique blending of their creative talents. With a tip of the hat to the popular anime Burst Angel, the North American launch of CREATORS' LABO will feature the work of renowned sculptor Kang Yong of the four person sculpting team Cerberus Project TM in a 1/7 scale PVC statue playfully capturing the robust personality of the leading lady Meg in a wonderous display of fan service.

A wonderful piece for any collector of toy art, Yamato's CREATOR'S LABO - BURST ANGEL - Meg will be available this fall! Yamato USA and its distribution partners AAA Anime, BBCW, Entertainment Earth, & Grosnor Distribution are now excepting retailer pre-orders for this special piece through August 23.


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 and Trigun Maximum, Shinichiro Watanabe's Cowboy Bebop, and Nobuhiro Watsuki's Rurouni Kenshin (aka Samurai X). Yamato's original line of collectible figures include: Story! Image! Figure!, Story! Image! Figure! EX, Capcom Figure Collection, Capcom Girls Collection, Japanese Sculptor Original Character Series, and Creators' Labo, as well as Yamato's Scopedog and Garland engineering marvels from Armored Trooper Votoms and Megazone 23.

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

web site: www.YamatoToysUSA.com

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