The newest model in Kotobukiya’s Frame Arms line is Black Tortoise, designed by world famous designer Yoji Shinkawa (Kojima Productions).
Shinkawa’s next collaboration with Kotobukiya after White Tiger , Black Tortoise is a large and heavily armored mech. Black Tortoise’s distinctive form was sculpted by Katsuhiko Hori, who has a long history of bringing Shinkawa’s designs to life.
The mech is equipped with 3mm joints for maximum customizability.
The model has specially designed joints in order to recreate the unique proportions of Shinkawa’s original design.
The torso and the waist use the Frame Architect Renewal Ver. and are compatible with parts from existing Frame Arms models.
*The Frame Architect parts are not pre‐assembled, and the head, arms, and legs are not included.
The camera‐eyes are pre‐painted
The horn on the he lmet is removable.
The leg armor can be extended.
The model comes with one rocket launcher, one rifle, and one sword.
The blade of the sword is made of clear plastic.
The model contains a ttachments to equip the weapons to variou s parts of the mech.
The rocket launcher can be configured to be equipped on eithe r the right or the left.
The grip on the rifle can be c hanged out for one that securel y fits in the hands for the Frame Arms Series.
This multi‐colored kit is easy to assemble with no painting necessary