R442 Bandai Figuarts Zero Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan Son Gokou Statue Review

12 07 2014

The first of the Dragon Ball Z Figuarts Zero statues is lead off by none other than the series main character, Son Gokou. This particular PVC statue is amazingly sculpted and painted showing off Gokou’s transformation into Super Saiyan form. He stands 6.5 inches tall and includes a detachable display base and effect parts. Priced at about $35 (Amazon).

Bandai Figuarts Zero Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan Son Gokou Statue 01

Bandai Figuarts Zero Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan Son Gokou Statue 02

Bandai Figuarts Zero Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan Son Gokou Statue 03





R320 Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 Review

14 04 2014

Introducing the renewal version of Ultraman Zero in the Ultra-Act series from Bandai. This is a completely new mold of Zero with a more muscular physique and movie accurate head sculpt. All the great design and paint a work is applied with this hero. He includes an array of extra hands, accessories and weapons.

Priced at about $45 (Amazon).

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 01

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 02

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 03

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 04

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 09

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 05

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 06

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 07

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 08

Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Zero Renewal 2.0 10





R247 Figma Ex Ride Fate/Zero Saber Motored Cuirassier Bike Review

17 02 2013

This is the perfect companion piece for the Figma Fate/Zero Saber action figure. Made of high quality plastic with good weight to it, this bike is beatifically sculpted and sports an amazing paint palette. Includes a set of handle bar holding hands and an alternate head for a better range of motion when figure is placed on the bike. Price at about $50 (Amazon, eBay).

Figma Ex Ride Saber Motored Cuirassier 01

Figma Ex Ride Saber Motored Cuirassier 02

Figma Ex Ride Saber Motored Cuirassier 03

Figma Ex Ride Saber Motored Cuirassier 04

Figma Ex Ride Saber Motored Cuirassier 05





R246 Figma Fate/Zero Saber Action Figure Review

16 02 2013

This version of Saber is based off the Fate/Zero design as she is dressed in a dark business suit. She comes with 2 versions of Excalibur, Avalon, Invisible Air Effect part, Display Stand and a variety of extra hands. She is sculpted just beautifully and sports all the typical Figma articulation points for dynamic posing. Price at about $45 (Amazon, eBay).

Figma Fate Zero Saber 01

Figma Fate Zero Saber 02

Figma Fate Zero Saber 03

Figma Fate Zero Saber 04

Figma Fate Zero Saber 05





7-4-2012 Weekly Update

4 07 2012

Happy 4th of July everyone. I’m gearing up for my trip to San Diego next week for Comic-Con 2012. Many things to hunt/buy and the wallet is gonna hurt a lot this year. I picked up Bandai D-Arts Megaman X Zero type 2 figure but I have no time to review it. I’ll try to resume video reviews¬† in a couple of weeks so stay tuned.

 





Photo Review 01: Figuarts Zero Naruto Shippuden Sasuke Uchiha 6″ Figure

11 04 2012

After months of waiting I got my hands on the Figuarts Zero Naruto Shippuden Sasuke Uchiha Figure. I was able to get this for $24 through a buddy of mine. Normally this figure goes for about $40 so technical you’re paying the higher price for a figure that’s just under 6″. There aren’t a lot of good Sasuke figures out there so this one is by far the best one to date. Take a look at the photos and judge for yourself…

the pose if very intimidating…just what you expect from Sasuke.

every angle shows off impressive paint apps and sculpting

the sword can be tough to insert into hand as well as under the belt.

the eyes don’t quite match the promotional images of the figure. There a bit low in my opinion.

Amazing detail on the belt.

No Sasuke figure is complete if he isn’t sporting the Uchiha crest.

The figure connects to very nicely designed display base.

Here is Sasuke next to your standard 3.75″ Star Wars figure.

Sasuke is my favorite character in the Naruto universe and despite being a great looking figure, $40 is way too much for this figure. The figure is about half a inch shorter than your average S.H. Figuarts action figure and has no articulation…so your basically getting a small pvc statue. Another problem with the figure is the way his head and eyes are positioned. The best angle to view this figure is when you looking up towards it rather than down so he seems like he’s looking at you. A top down view of this figure really seems odd in my opinion.¬† Finally thoughts, stay clear of this figure mainly of the $40 price point. I strongly suggest if you have plans to buy this guy, try to get yours for less than $30.





R189 Bandai Ultra-Act Ultraman Dyna Flash Type Action Figure Review

7 04 2012

Take a look at Bandai’s Ultra-Act Ultraman Dyna (Flash Type) 6″ Action Figure. Sporting show-accurate sculpting and colors, this figure is impressive not just visually but also in its variety of articulation points for dynamic posing. Includes extra hands and effect parts extra playability. About $40. Available now (4/4/2012) through comic stores, Amazon, and eBay.