Ro-500

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

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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Another Oshino Shinobu repaint

This appeared to be a counterfeit figure. There were gaps between the halves of her hair and the parts of her dress, and the ribbons of her right shoe were…

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Solti Ola I

I got this figure used at a fraction of the regular price. Of course there’s always a reason; it looks like the painter was drunk and made splatters everywhere, and…

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France Ebauches 140-1B

For a change of pace, I fixed a French watch movement. So far I've done only some Soviet watches of the Big Three, and this was rather different in some…

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Sonozaki Shion repair and repaint

I got this used Sonozaki Shion cheaply but in a pretty bad state… First step: clean up all the smudges: Fortunately she comes apart, which always makes things easier. Next…

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Instant trench gun

With the war-themed Flower Festival I decided to turn a cheap airsoft shotgun into a Remington trench gun so I could display my vintage 1917 bayonet properly (Whoever said that…

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The elusive Raketa 2609.H

I came into possession of a Raketa 2609.H - 19 jewel (assuming it's not a frankenwatch with just a 2609.H bridge). There seems to be next to no information available…

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Youjo Senki first impressions

Youjo Senki was a 12 episode anime series by Studio NUT that aired in 2017, based on the light novel series by Carlo Zen. I consider it the most notable…

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Asuka repaint

This was the second ever PVC figure I bought (primarily because it was cheap and I was poor): It’s like a picture frame that can hang on the wall, or…

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