Play Arts Kai RoboCop Action Figure: Your Move Collectors!August 19, 2018
Snagging the Square Enix Play Arts Kai RoboCop Action Figure should be a prime directive for fans with an affinity for late-80s sci-fi. Inspired by director Paul Verhoeven’s iconic 1987 action flick, the figure is a worthy depiction of the titular robotic crime-fighter, which deserves a spot on the shelf of any fan.
Out of the confines of its slick window box packaging it’ll be clear to discerning fans that the Play Arts Kai RoboCop Action Figure was conceived and built with them in mind. Square Enix’s 9-inch tall collectible recreates the look of Omni Consumer Products’ cyborg sentinel with a satisfying degree of fidelity. The sculpted form and painted exterior are a close match for character’s on-screen aesthetic, particularly the incandescent azure-purple sheen of the faux-metallic armor plating.
Play Arts Kai figures (including Spider-Man, Black Widow, Iron Man, Snake, Appleseed, Captain Harlock, and others) are known for their extensive poseability and RoboCop reinforces that pedigree. The figure features over twenty points of articulation with compound ball and swing joints, which extend the range of motion while maximizing the assortment of potential movie-inspired postures.
Amplifying its display worthiness, the Play Arts Kai RoboCop Action Figure comes with a cache of authentic accessories. The set comes with six interchangeable hands (four left and two right) including one with his data spike extended and another to grip his customized Auto 9 pistol. In addition, the figure comes with three morecomponents in order to depict RoboCop with his right leg holster open. While the Play Arts Kai RoboCop is solid and sturdy enough to stand up without support (even when dynamically-posed), the figure comes with a 19-piece display stand (with translucent supports and metal fasteners), which comes standard with most of Square Enix’s ultra poseable Play Arts Kai action figures.
A welcome addition to the collection of any sci-fi aficionado, Square Enix’s Play Arts Kai RoboCop Action Figure released in March 2014 at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price of 10,584 JPY (~ $95 USD).