Golgo 13 is a manga series written and illustrated by Takao Saito, published in Shogakukan's Big Comic magazine since January 1969. In 1975, the manga won the 21st Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga. The series follows the titular character, a professional assassin for hire, Mr Duke Togo.
Golgo 13 is the longest running manga still in publication, and its tank?bon edition has the third highest number of volumes. It has sold over 200 million copies in various formats, including compilation books. It has been adapted into two live-action feature films, two animated films, a television series and five video games.
2013 will be GOLGO's year if we make it past Decemebr 20, 2012 - a date the Mayans say is the end of the world Hahaha. Because of the 45th anniversary of BIG COMIC magazine's publishing and the 40th anniversary of REED Comic's publishing, 3R in collaboration with Fewture will be releasing this 1/6 scale Golgo 13 Duke Togo 12-inch Assassin For Hire action figure.
3R x Fewture collaboration 1/6 scale Golgo 13 Duke Togo 12" Assassin For Hire Figure will come with realistic (?) head sculpt which will stay true to the anime / manga character, new all-era 12-inch body with three pairs of hands, Khaki greatcoat / trench coat, black suit with gray shirt and red tie, black socks and shoes. He is armed with an M16 rifle with sniper scope which can be stripped apart and stored / kept in a M16 rifle carrying case. Also comes with three watches.
You can pre-order this 3R x Fewture collaboration 1/6 scale Golgo 13 Duke Togo 12" Assassin For Hire Figure at TFH (The Falcon's Hangar) HERE. Figure is slated for release in January 2013.
Check out the 1999 released Skynet 12-inch Golgo 13 Duke Togo 1/6 scale figure I had posted earlier HERE with a fully stripped down miniature M16 assault rifle which could be assembled - pretty neat!