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Final Fantasy designer's take on Batman is extra spiky

Batman has always looked intimidating. The Dark Knight has had some crazy costumes in the past (many of which will probably be showcased as Batman Arkham Knight pre-order options), but none of those can top the extreme version of the Batman costume created by Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts designer Tatsuya Nomura. It seems he took the "knight" part of "Dark Knight" quite literally. Behold!

The statue, named DC Comics Variant Play Arts -Kai- Batman, is one of an upcoming line of Batman figures revealed at this year's San Diego Comic Con. Everything about the statue is extreme. I mean, there is a red bat visor on his face, Batman's cape has extra pokey spikes protruding from the wing tips, and he's got an extra set of claws coming out of his back. If the old Batman look was able to strike fear in the hearts of evildoers everywhere, Nomura's design is sure to strike criminals' hearts with a case of cardiac arrest.

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13 comments

  • alllifeinfate - August 10, 2014 7:22 a.m.

    Google it, there are better pictures representing this design! :D
  • mothbanquet - July 26, 2014 2:57 a.m.

    Why is Batman a Decepticon?
  • Clovin64 - July 25, 2014 7:45 a.m.

    I'm surprised Nomura didn't resort to hair gel, zippers and belt buckles again. This actually lookes pretty damn badass, like a Gundam suit almost.
  • angelusdlion - July 24, 2014 10:03 p.m.

    This had better be a costume in Arkham Knight.. it's too cool not to be.
  • winner2 - July 24, 2014 1:31 p.m.

    I mean that's basically a gundam
  • GOD - July 24, 2014 11:57 a.m.

    This version is of Batman is inherently more effective, because as threatening as normal Batman is, if you knew this Batman was out there you wouldn't even risk going over the speed limit.
  • _--_ - July 24, 2014 7:49 p.m.

    --haha --hilariously true
  • Lucka - July 24, 2014 11:48 a.m.

    Needs moar belts and zippers.
  • GenderBender_9000 - July 24, 2014 11:38 a.m.

    Batman's one weakness: walking through a door :P Still looks really cool though.
  • _--_ - July 24, 2014 4 p.m.

    --and chairs
  • GenderBender_9000 - July 24, 2014 5 p.m.

    And you can just forget about ever using the bathroom with that thing on.
  • _--_ - July 24, 2014 7:57 p.m.

    --I reckon the bat mobile will need some interior adjustments
  • archnite - July 26, 2014 10:48 p.m.

    Nah he goes all Gestalt and just turns his ass into the Batmobile.

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