Monday, June 1, 2009

Pure Trance Mini Series by Junko Mizuno on sale June 4

Manga maven Junko Mizuno brings 14 demented characters from her hit graphic novel, Pure Trance, to vinyl June 4. Blind-boxed and 3-inches tall, each figure in this series suffers from disturbing & sweet side effects due to the life-sustaining pills they’re addicted to— especially the 2 chases...Retails for $9.95 each and includes an insert with a character bio & headshot.

*WARNING: This mini series contains adult content and is recommended for audiences 18 years of age and older.

Backstory: Junko Mizuno’s Pure Trance mini series is inspired by her hit graphic novel of the same name. This twisted tale tells the story of a group of humans who left earth’s toxic surface following the Third World War to build an underground city. Unfortunately, a serious social problem emerged in this new society called hyperorexia, which is a severe overeating disorder that is a side effect of the Pure Trance life-sustaining pill.

Artist: Junk Mizuno is a Japanese manga artist best known for her Gothic Kawaii comic books and graphic novels. Her work was featured in the BBC documentary Japanorama and has been displayed at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in LA.

Size: 3-inches

Chases: 2

Accessories: Yes

Packaging: Blind-boxed

Insert: Each figure includes a bio and headshot

Availability: Kidrobot stores,, select retailers

Official Release Date: June 4, 2009

Price: $9.95

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