FREEing Zange-chan and Kagamin

May 19, 2009

These lovely ladies just went up for pre-order. Both figures are being produced by FREEing, who also made the Nagi-sama I reviewed earlier. Nagi-sama and Zange-chan here are from the manga/anime Kannagi, and while I complained in the FREEing Nagi-sama review that really no figure-maker has gotten Nagi’s face right, the Zange-chan here is pretty spot on.

Pretty spot-on here.

Kagami Hiiragi here is from the 4koma turned anime Lucky Star. The figure is made at a huge 1/4 scale, to go with Konata which should be arriving next month. Tsukasa has been announced but not listed for pre-orders yet, while Miyuki and any other potential Lucky Star girls (Yutaka, please?) have not been announced yet.

I am definitely getting my grubby mitts on Zange-chan to go with my Nagi, but the FREEing 1/4 Lucky Star girls are a hard sell for me purely due to their size. Its the reason why I didn’t get their 1/4 scale Haruhi bunny girls, because I just didn’t have room.

Images via HobbySearch
Tsukasa + Kagami preview photo via Asanon

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FREEing 1/8 Nagi

April 24, 2009

Nagi is one of my newest favorite characters in anime, and she is receiving several figure treatments, including the 1/8 PVC one by FREEing that I’ll be going over today. Nagi-sama is from the manga-turned-anime Kannagi, which Zange-chan, the bunny-girl I reviewed earlier, is also from. In that review, the Kotobukiya Nagi in her nekomimi costume makes a guest appearance towards the end. The FREEing Nagi however, is wearing the standard attire that you see her wearing for the majority of the show, and is holding the mahou shoujo-ish wand that she uses to banish impurities, while standing on the stump of the sacred tree that was used to create the statue that she materialized from.

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Kotobukiya 1/7 Zange-chan Bunny Girl

April 12, 2009

Happy Easter folks! In celebration of the mainstream secular version of the holiday and its mascot, the Easter Bunny, I will be reviewing my very own bunny today. This is Kotobukiya’s 1/7 PVC sculpt of Zange-chan, the Catholic nun, idol, and sister goddess to Nagi from the manga turned anime Kannagi, in a bunny girl costume. Although she is not edible like so many of the chocolate Easter bunnies around this time of year, she is still very mighty tasty. This figure of Zange-chan is part of a three figure set of the three main Kannagi girls. Nagi in her nekomimi costume has already been released, and Tsugumi in her inu costume will be released in the near future.

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