Otoko no Tatakai (男の戦い) – Eva 01 vs. Zeruel

Introduction Scale n/s Sculptor … Maker Musashiya Completed 07/05/08 Parts The second of my grail kits, this one is a scene in Episode 19 of Evangelion (titled “Man’s fight”, i.e. otoko no tatakai in japanese), where a sulking Shinji got inspired by Kaji: “Shinji, the only thing I can do is stand here and water.… Continue reading Otoko no Tatakai (男の戦い) – Eva 01 vs. Zeruel

Midori Washio from Protect Gear (Takara)

Introduction Scale 1/6 Sculptor … Maker … Completed 07/03/08 Parts Another special forces member from the Protect Gear universe. Midori was the first figure offered in the Cool Girl line before Chuichi. No major mods this time, just weathering so that Midori can be paired up with Chuichi.

1/6 Protect Gear Chuichi Koshiramaru Custom

Introduction Scale 1/6 Sculptor … Maker … Completed 06/21/08 Parts Yes yes yes I’m painting action figures now! 🙂 The ultra cool armor from the Protect Gear line designed by Yutaka Izubuchi got my blood boiling, and the this variation offered by Takara is especially enticing. So I got over my pride and bought the… Continue reading 1/6 Protect Gear Chuichi Koshiramaru Custom

Pool Pool Pool! Summer’s Kagura-san in school swimsuit! Everybody loves Azumanga Daioh

Introduction   Scale 1/7 Sculptor … Maker … Completed 06/20/07 Parts This kit isn’t very flashy, but I love the dead-on likeness and very unique and in-character pose of Azumanga Dai-oh’s Kagura. Kagura-san is a very likable character in the series, she looks very tough, athletic and quite mischievous, but deep down she’s actually quite… Continue reading Pool Pool Pool! Summer’s Kagura-san in school swimsuit! Everybody loves Azumanga Daioh

Cammy (Reflect ver.) in Street Fighter 2 Delta Red uniform

Introduction Scale 1/6 Sculptor Mitsumasa Yoshizawa Maker Refect Completed 06/02/07 Parts The full progress report and lots of blurb are available in the WIP thread. This masterfully sculpted Cammy by Reflect’s Yoshizawa-san is a fan-favorite. The original sculpt has Cammy in the Shadowloo uniform, which I like much less than her original SF2 Delta Red… Continue reading Cammy (Reflect ver.) in Street Fighter 2 Delta Red uniform

Bubbly Lilith – Nightstalkers – 1/6 resin figure – G-area

Introduction Scale 1/8 Sculptor 近藤 貴之 Maker G Dome Completed 01/14/07 Parts 11 Retail Inquire If there’s anyone who can make a cute Lilith, it’d be Kondo-san 🙂 This adorable character is from the Capcom game Darkstalkers/Vampire Savior, I’ll again leave wikipedia to describe her in more details in case you’re interested. This kit took… Continue reading Bubbly Lilith – Nightstalkers – 1/6 resin figure – G-area

Cammy

Introduction Scale 1/8 Sculptor Yukishiro Maker n/a Completed 9/11/06 Parts 15 Retail n/a Another masterful sculpt by the dynamic meister Yukishiro. This Cammy was offered as a limited GK a year after his Blue Mary and Mai Shiranui pair, but was never reissued. It turns up later as a smaller 1/12 PVC collectible figure. The… Continue reading Cammy

Himoo Yuina

Introduction Scale 1/8 Sculptor Masashiko Kagawa 香川雅彦 Maker Kaiyodo Completed 1/99 Parts 10 Retail 4800yen This is a character from the hit game Tokimeki Memorial. Although I never played the game this is one of my favorite kits; the long flowing doctor’s gown and that cool pose make this figure very unique. The base is… Continue reading Himoo Yuina

Misato Katsugari (NERV Uniform)

7529Introduction Scale 1/8 Sculptor Hiroki Katayama Maker Kurushima Completed 5/99 Parts {parts} Retail {price} I thought the pose is really neat and cute, the guy really knows how to make dynamic poses. Unfortunately this is one of the kits which has only one display angle – other angles aren’t ugly but they aren’t interesting either.… Continue reading Misato Katsugari (NERV Uniform)