Good Smile Company is opening preorders for Okami’s Shiranui Nendoroid Figure, with standard and deluxe versions available.
Okami is one of Capcom’s many cult classics. The title is loosely based on Japanese mythology with a striking and beautiful art style, directed by Hideki Kamiya, a former game developer at Capcom’s late Clover Studio. Despite the game’s low sales, it has slowly built up a dedicated fan base who love its art and unique story. The game has since been ported to several different consoles, with OkamiThe HD remaster of is now available on all modern consoles. It also includes plenty of merchandise for its many characters, one of the latest being a Nendoroid figure from Good Smile Company.
Shiranui is a historical hero and a past incarnation of Amaterasu for 100 years in the past of Okami ‘the universe. He died before the events of the game, poisoned by the villainous Orochi. Through the use of time travel, Amaterasu teams up with Shiranui to defeat Orochi in the past, and then later in the present as a pair against Lechku and Nechku. The character would then appear in OkamiFollowing, Okamiden, where he helps Chibiterasu, Amaterasu’s son and by extension, Shiranui’s grandson.
In February, a few early screenshots were shared by Good Smile Company of the first glimpse of the Shiranui Nendoroid. Recently, fully colored screenshots of the action figure were revealed, along with any pre-orders that are currently opening. The figurine will be accompanied by various accessories, such as a small representation of the character’s heavenly envoy, Ishaku, and his solar reflector. The figure will be released with a Standard Edition and a Deluxe Edition.
The Deluxe version of this Okami The Nendoroid will come with the aforementioned accessories, as well as others. This includes a string of pearls and his sword, the Glaive Thunder Edge. There will also be a special Howling Facade that could be swapped out, allowing for more customization and unique poses. A special bonus will be included with pre-orders of this Deluxe Edition, where fans can get a special Sparrow and Food Dish accessory.
Pre-orders for this Nendoroid are open from today and will end on October 7, 2021. The figure is also due out in June 2022. Although this news is not the desired sequel to Okami, fans can still enjoy this cute figure of the beloved character, pairing it with the currently released Amaterasu Nendoroid figure.
Okami is currently available on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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Source: Good Smile Company
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