Kino Makoto repaint

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This figure of my second favorite senshi was liberally covered in spilled glue. I got the glue off eventually,  but some paint was damaged in the process. My green paint…

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Black Rock Shooter repaint

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This has to be a bootleg because I bought it for 23$ but it was fairly convincing: Black Rock Shooter animation version. I wanted this for the stunning engineering, cool…

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WTF Taito Figure

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Sometimes we come across mindbogglingly poor design choices. I got this used Shirai Kuroko figure for $6.38. They apparently thought skinny little Kuroko needed a huge base, 2 retaining pins…

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C18 Lazuli repaint (semi-tutorial)

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I nabbed a C18 figure, it’s really tiny (12cm/4.5″) and pretty cute in her RR uniform. The figure breaks down in 3 pieces (legs, skirt, upper body) so it fits…

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Sakura Kyouko repaint

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A Banpresto prize figure I got new for $23, this was perhaps the most sloppily finished one I’ve received so far. Fortunately she came in several parts so fixing was…

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Luna Nova clocks

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There are some interesting “zulu time” clocks in Little Witch Academia. This one is in the Luna Nova library in the Enchanted Parade: But something puzzles me; the top half,…

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Sorami Kanata repaint

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I repainted a used figure of Sorami Kanata in summer uniform with her bugle. It was a bit scuffed and the original paint had splatters, I also thought the base…

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Ro-500

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Japan has the curious penchant to personify anything from computer operating systems to deadly sins as cute manga girls. In the Kadokawa game Kantai Collection, the girls are World War…

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Shamefur Dispray

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This has to be the most sloppily painted authentic, new, straight from Japan PVC figure I’ve yet come across. I didn’t even bother to assemble it because it definitely needs…

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