Marie from Shinazu no Himegimi (NSFW)

Marie from Shinazu no Himegimi

We’ll continue our exploration of hentai figures with this one, the debut product from the company Rocket Boy. Some depictions of vampires, demonesses, and succubi – such as Darkstalkers’s Morrigan and Viper GTS’s Carrera – present them as feminine, full-figured seductresses. This is obviously not one of those renderings.

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This figure is of Marie, the lead romantic interest in the manga Shinazu no Himegimi, or Undead Princess. As I recall, it’s a fairly conventional story, in which a little vampire girl comes to the human world to ensorcel humankind, only to find that one person – the protagonist, of course – is immune to her wiles. Hijinks ensue but they eventually reconcile their differences, fall in love with each other, and live a happy life together. It is, on the whole, a more pleasant story than the long-running Xenogears doujinshi that Shinazu no Himegimi’s author is known for, in which a very prepubescent version of Emeralda gets serially chained up and violently raped by various large, unfriendly men.

Incidentally, Mochi, the author and illustrator of the aforementioned works, is female, which is a little unusual, particularly for loli-based works. It is, however, very cool.

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Marie stands about 22.5 centimeters in height, being sculpted in 1/6 scale. That’s relatively short for a figure of this scale but Marie’s exaggerated body proportions obviously make her shorter than most characters, and in person the figure is larger than I expected it to be. There is not a large amount of accessories supplied with the figure; you get a small table and a crotch covering which can be used to provide a modicum of modesty. It appears to attach to her body by affixing an adhesive strip (several pre-cut stickers are supplied with the figure) to it and placing it over her genitals. It would seem to be a bit of a cumbersome process but I suppose its real-life analogue would be just as impractical to hold in place without tape. At any rate, I didn’t bother with it and if you’re curious as to what it looks like, you can go take a look at the promo photos on Native’s site.

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I don’t have a big thing for lolis or the loli archetype but I don’t really have anything against it either (I am, of course, strictly talking about fictional representations in anime and managa). Marie has an interesting body build; she’s obviously very small-breasted and equipped with a petite physique, but two of the things I notice the most are the prominent protrusion of her pelvic bones and the musculature of her hips and thighs. It reminds me a bit of (of all things) Daiki Kougyou’s gangsta lean Saber, whose original garage kit version was fully castoff-able and had a similarly muscular – some might say lumpy – body. Both figures also share a prominent backwards lean that thrusts the hips and stomach out, which is perhaps why some observers felt that the older Saber figure looked pregnant. No such criticism can be made of Marie, of course.

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The massive size of her head is another obvious design feature of this figure. Marie’s head is enormous, matching the size of some of the 1/4 scale figures that I own. I think that her head is actually wider than her waist, which is a little odd, but I suppose it does emphasize her young-looking appearance, which is certainly a major selling point of this figure.

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As a vampire-slash-succubus, Marie isn’t wearing very much, just a choker, a thin bandeau, sleeves, the optional crotch plate, and some very fetching thigh-high boots. Her wardrobe isn’t a major part of her design but it all looks quite nice, the heels on her boots being particularly attractive.

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She also has wings, which are curiously colored nearly the same dark gray as her outfit. They do look very plastic-like – which of course is what they are made of – and they’re not particularly detailed. They do not comprise one of the more impressive aspects of this figure.

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Marie mounts to her base via a pair of pegs that slot into her right foot. She also has a table on which she is meant to be sitting upon. The table looks nice, but I found that one of Marie’s wingtips tends to get in the way while trying to place her buttocks on the table’s edge.

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Moving to the naughty bits, Marie has a nicely-detailed vagina, with a prominent red color that gives it sort of a conspicuous – some might say conspicuously-used – appearance.

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She also has a very nice ass, which is a little surprising as the backside tends not to be a highlight in anime character designs, particularly those as youthful as Marie. Her chest cannot be covered up, so there is no option for an ostensibly non-explicit presentation of this figure, but her top can actually be removed. Doing so makes her pose a little awkward though, since she’s meant to appear as if she’s sliding her top upwards, off of her nipples.

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Overall, I think this is a pretty good figure and a satisfying first effort from Rocket Boy. The quality isn’t quite as fantastic as a Native figure – the wings being particularly unconvincing – but it’s still pretty solid. The subject material is, well, subjective, of course, and those who like this sort of thing will appreciate this figure more than someone who feels uncomfortable looking at characters this young. I like this figure a lot, and moreover, it’s great to see another figure company getting into the business and making quality ero-figures.

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14 Responses to Marie from Shinazu no Himegimi (NSFW)

  1. Asa says:

    She looks quite nice, for an ero figure. Not really my cup of tea being fully exposed, but she seems like a cute enough girl. I may have to investigate the source material.

    You mention a crotch plate, but had no photos of her with it on?

    • Tier says:

      She is definitely pretty cute. I guess it helps that she looks like so many other loli twin-tailed brunettes. The source material is pretty fun, or at least it seems to be; I must admit I only skimmed it but it appears to be a nice, relatively pleasant (albeit hardcore) story.

      Yeah, I didn’t feel like attaching the crotch plate. I don’t really like using anything consumable that’s supplied with the figure; like that one Native figure that had the decals that could be used to apply body writing to its thighs, I never took it out of its box since I wasn’t sure if I wanted to use the decals and I’m still not sure if they can be removed or not.

  2. Aya says:

    Hmm I know this girl a loli lol but don’t see any ‘pervert’ scene here kinda unusual XD mr president retire already 😛 okay just kidding…

    She really erotic rather seductive posing , exposed body, spread leg. I do think at least they should include removable panties ^^ or alternate wings which cover crotch like chu chu astram that released years back

    • Tier says:

      Ugh, this was probably a pretty good opportunity to introduce him again; I should have remembered as there aren’t that many opportunities left before the election.

      I’m pretty happy with the explicitness XD I am a little surprised that they didn’t bother providing a semi-covered option though since so many figure companies like to pretend their figures aren’t completely pornographic.

  3. wieselhead says:

    When I saw the grey prototype I was thinking likey “hey, we will get this”
    In the end I passed on that purchase, because I didn’t like every aspect.

    On recent loli figures the sculpting of hips and bellies was a turn off, I can’t see appeal in it.
    Just a little less pointy bones and I would probably be happy to see the loli vampire.

    Her face looks young, but clearly shows vicious intentions, personally I would have added more blush. Apparently the head is a little too big for her body, though it improves a little when looking from the sides. Putting some complains aside, I really like her outfit quite a bit

    Good that Rocket Boy has such a decent quality, since I ordered their Chitose bride, her proportions reflect my preferences more XD

    • Tier says:

      I can see how the odd stomach sculpting would be an issue; I think some people don’t like the upcoming Ilya and Chloe figures from Amakuni for the same reason, and if gangsta lean Saber had had a cast-off option like it should have, I bet people wouldn’t have liked her nude sculpt either. Me, I’m okay with the muscles and protruding bones but it does look unusual.

      I’m going to have to remember to look up the Chitose figure after it is released as I completely forgot to order it. Whoops. Too bad for me since I do like cute erotic bride figures.

  4. Scott says:

    Been enjoying your blog for quite a while, but this is my first post here.

    I have to say your photography of Marie makes her look a *lot* better than the pre-release images I saw elsewhere – in some of them her skin looked way too shiny, almost as if she was covered in sweat, and her complexion was rather waxy and unhealthy (I know she’s a vampire, but still…) Her leg musculature is a lot more obvious and attractive here, too. I came *so* close to placing an order for her but ummed and ahhed and dithered for various reasons until it was too late. Now I regret it, of course (I learned a lesson from this exercise in procrastination and made sure to grab Native’s “Epicurious Alice” for my own tiny, but growing, collection)

    It’s funny, during the “should I or shouldn’t I?” phase, I spent a lot of time looking at the available photos but I never really noticed how ordinary her wings look, almost as if they came from a lesser figure altogether, until I saw your review; I guess I was concentrating elsewhere! I know they’d leave holes in her back, but just out of curiosity, are they easily removable? Her boots do look great, though.

    As always, I look forward to seeing what’s next!

    • Tier says:

      Thanks very much for writing and for stopping by! And uhh, sorry for the very late comment. All my comments are very late these days.

      I do not think her wings are removable and if they were, they’d likely leave some promnent holes in her back. I suppose they wouldn’t be too visible from the front, of course, but it would bug the hell out of me knowing that they were there.

      As much as I like this figure, I think it’s one I could have done without if I had needed to save the money. There are so many really nice ero figures out there that I don’t feel like I’m missing out if I need to skip one that I like. SkyTube’s stuff is superb and I’m really looking forward to Daiki Kougyou’s Maria figure.

  5. Kass says:

    Ugh this figure creeps me out… It’s nice but I don’t like small framed women which look like kids in those provocative poses… It’s just isn’t my thing. Her pose would look so good on a full grown woman. Her pose reminds me of that figure http://myfigurecollection.net/item/331484 which looks way much better as the character looks more mature.

    • Tier says:

      Haha, yeah, it is definitely a loli figure and while I don’t really have a big thing for lolis, I guess I’m not usually biased against them, at least in this case where she looks at least pre-teen or thereabouts. I generally prefer older-looking characters though.

      You know, I wouldn’t mind it if someone made a figure of Yuuki Mikan in this sort of pose.

      <.<

  6. Tian says:

    Oh Tier, when are you not exploring hentai figures?

    • Tier says:

      NEVER. The stated reason for the existence of this site is to document things that make me happy, but the unstated motivation is to provide covereage of porno figures to the silent majority who enjoys these sorts of things. They were really rare when I started this site and it is still a little strange to see how much they’ve proliferated since then.

  7. Yowenflury says:

    Hello there Tentacle sir,
    I am a fan of your website since a lot of time !
    I always wanted to buy 1 or 2 figures but I didn’t have the courage to spend that much.
    Thanks to you, I recently started to collect anime figure as well and maybe its kinda funny but collecting figures makes me really happy !

    Thank you very much for all your new content and your carisma ! Keep up the passion !

    I want to buy some ero figures as well ….
    Could you please recommend me some brands ?
    I was thinking to keep an eye to Orchid seed, but what do you say ?

    • Tier says:

      Thanks very much for the kind words! For ero figures, I would mention SkyTube and Native first. SkyTube figures can be bought from almost every retailer, while Native figures are sold direct from their website (assuming that you live in a country that they ship to). Orchid Seed is a fine brand too, as are Dragon Toy and Daiki Kougyou (though Orchid Seed and Daiki can sometimes be a little inconsistent, since they use a wide variety of sculptors). There are a number of other manufacturers who make ero figures too, like Orca Toys and Kaitendoh/Lechery. It’s really a great time to be a collector of those things; I can remember ten years ago when it was really hard to find a figure that had a removable top.

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