With the Muv-Luv anime finally airing and being met by high praise, Kotobukiya is jumping on the bandwagon by bringing back another dedicated plastic model kit.
This time around it’s the Takemikazuchi Type-00A, which plays a relevant role in Muv-Luv Alternative (and I can’t say more, as it’d be a spoiler).
This white variant of the Takemikazuchi piloted by members of samurai families within the Japanese Imperial Guard is currently available for pre-order at Kotobukiya’s own store for 3,850 yen, which translates approximately into $35.
The release window is February 2022. It’s worth mentioning that this model kit was originally released several years ago and has been out of print and fairly difficult to find for a long time.
The scale is the typical 1/144 for 135 mm in height. You can check out what it looks like below.
If you’re interested in the Muv-Luv franchise in general, during recent events we saw the reveal of the official title of Muv-Luv Resonative (which is the continuation of The Day After), the announcement of Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse, and new gameplay and details for Project Mikhail.
A few months ago, we also heard the much-awaited announcement that Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien (also known as Rumbling Hearts) will finally be released in English.
For additional information, you should definitely read our interview with the series’ creator Kouki Yoshimune and producer Kazutoshi Matsumura, alongside our semi-recent chat with Kitakuou about Project Immortal.
If you’re unfamiliar with the franchise, you can read my extensive article explaining all you need to know to get into one of the best visual novel series of all time.