April 17, 2014
Yep, it's a kickass scarf. Or, more correctly, it's THE kickass scarf. Some of you have sat up in your chair, eyes wide, knowing what's about to come. The rest of you are probably a little confused, and I don't blame you. Fret not, dear reader, all will be revealed in mere moments. Just click "more", and let the emotions wash over you. G'wan, do it. You know you want to. Everybody else is doin' it... you don't want to be the only weirdo, do ya?
You're here! Good. I saw this figma for sale, and I knew two things. One, I had to own it, and two, the first picture I took had to be this:
Yep. Oh yes, if this is the picture, then it must be Vividred Operation. If it's Vividred Operation, and there's a kickass scarf involved, that can only mean one thing... Hot Dark Girl Rei!
A heavily armed Hot Dark Girl Rei, I might add! No trigger discipline, but oh well, nobody's perfect. We see her with the MP-5 in Ep05, as she assaults the Phlebotinum Engine using conventional means. I don't remember her with the pistol, but I'm hardly infallible. Heck, I misspelled "infallible" just a second ago.
Oh, my. I'll tell you, it was a royal pain in the arse getting her into a halfway legitimate archery pose... figma arms just don't bend the right way to "hold an arrow"! Human shoulder sockets and flexible elbow joints for the win! I only just noticed that The Kickass Scarf is levitating in this picture... oh well. This is me really not caring very much, I'm really quite pleased with the way the pictures turned out.
So there are two more figma (figmas? figmae?) sitting here on my desk, waiting for their particular moments in the sun... any guesses? There's only 211 released, plus specials!
I'm 99% sure you have the Shimakaze figma.
Posted by: Ben at April 18, 2014 09:38 AM (Oftf2)
Posted by: Pete at April 18, 2014 12:00 PM (RqRa5)
Which one? The one that won't be released until May, or the nenendroid that comes out in August?
Posted by: Wonderduck at April 18, 2014 08:15 PM (Kv7m+)
On the one hand, I never trust Japanese release dates.
On the other hand, I had completely overlooked that little smidgen of information.
On the third hand, I have not seen Rensouhou-chan sold seperately, so I logically concluded, as Sherlock Holmes would have, that you must have traveled through time and space to acquire this figure.
Posted by: Ben at April 18, 2014 09:48 PM (Oftf2)
Oh, and avoid the state of Maine in August of 2027.
Posted by: Wonderduck at April 19, 2014 01:59 AM (Kv7m+)
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