Sunday, February 13th, 2022 

Kotobukiya Announces KOF '98 Athena Asamiya Statue, Darkstalkers Lilith Aensland Sculpt Preview


Joining the fiery kunoichi Mai Shiranui, Athena Asamiya from her appearance in The King of Fighters '98 was announced by Kotobukiya as their latest SNK character statue. Arriving in Summer 2023, Kotobukiya's Athena Asamiya statue is, unsurprisingly, another gorgeous and highly-detailed statue joining their Bishoujo or "beautiful girl" line. As SNK fans know, Athena is notorious for changing up her attire in nearly every KOF installment to date, so Kotobukiya's Athena statue is a nostalgic treat for KOF '98 fans who appreciate her '98 outfit. Without further ado, enjoy this brand new official concept artwork of KOF '98 Athena by illustrator Shunya Yamashita.


In related news, Kotobukiya also shared some brand new preview images of their previously announced Bishoujo statue for Lilith Aensland from Darkstalkers. Scroll down to see the the latest 3D rendering (uncolored) of Kotobukiya's upcoming Lilith statue.

Also check out an interactive 3D view of Lilith's statue via Kotobukiya's official site. We'll keep you up to date on release date info and pre-order announcements for Kotobukiya's upcoming SNK and Capcom character statues when they reveal more.
~TFG Webmaster, Frank Joseph | @Fighters_Gen


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