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Sylvia van Hossen from Princess Lover!


Volks Sylvia van Hossen from Princess Lover Review

It’s Saber clone! Like Charlotte, Sylvia is one of the love interests in the game and anime Princess Lover! but her most conspicuous trait is her resemblance to Saber. Sylvia wears trousers instead of a skirt and wields a rapier rather than a broadsword but the similarity is blatant, even egregious. Homage or ripoff, you decide.
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Mirim from Queen’s Blade Rebellion


MegaHouse Mirim from Queen's Blade Rebellion Review

Up to this point I’ve passed over the figures from Queen’s Blade, but when I saw the promo pictures for Mirim, I knew she was going on my buy list. With a profession given as “Ultra-Vibration Valkyrie,” how could I resist her? Add in a cute outfit and a chainsaw sword and I was sold.
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Saber from Fate/stay night (Clayz Version)


Clayz Saber from Fate Stay Night Review

Saber has been in the news quite a bit recently, so with a bit of a respite before the impending flood of figure releases at the end of this month, now is as good a time as any to go way back in history and take a look at one of the earliest Saber figures. This particular Saber is from Clayz and is sculpted in a mighty 1/6 scale. If I remember correctly, I picked this figure up in early 2006, and even then it was rather hard to find.
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Meiya Mitsurugi from Muv-Luv Unlimited (Good Smile Company Version)


Meiya Mitsurugi Review

Two weeks left in the month and I have little indication that my June preorders are actually going to ship in June, so it’s back to the backlog again. This time we’ll look at Meiya Mitsurugi, a character I know nothing about from Muv-Luv Alternative, a series I know nothing about. Wikipedia – the indisputably definitive source of information for all things in this galaxy – tells me that Muv-Luv is linked to the better-known game and anime Kimi ga Nozomu Eien. How one takes a series from a standard contemporary Japanese school-based love comedy to a science fiction drama starring young girls in impossibly tight combat suits battling against alien hordes is beyond me.
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Kaguya Nanbu from Super Robot Taisen OG Saga


Volks Kaguya Nanbu from Super Robot Wars Review Image

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Rosanna from the Art of Shunya Yamashita


Movic Rosanna from Shunya Yamashita Review

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Cloche Leythal Pastalia from Ar Tonelico II


Max Factory Cloche from Ar Tonelico II Review

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Mishiro Akatsuki from Shuraki


Good Smile Company Mishiro Akatsuki from Shuraki Review

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Subaru from Beat Blades Haruka


E2046 Subaru from Beat Blades Haruka Review

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Meiya Mitsurugi from Muv-Luv Unlimited


Volks Meiya Mitsurugi from Muv-Luv Review

Meiya Mitsurugi is one of the characters from Muv-Luv, an ero game and anime property that I don’t know much about. This figure represents her as she appears in Muv-Luv Unlimited, which seems to be a game that locks young women in tight outfits in perilous combat with a host of aliens. Originally designed by Volks, I purchased this figure as a prepainted resin figure from Hobbyfan. I like Meiya’s character design and the fact that this figure was discounted was a nice sweetener.
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