Bloemenstoet 2017

Since our sports infrastructure is closed for renovation, I had the idea to use that as the theme for this year’s flower festival float. They put up a big crane……

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Kronan exhibit

Kronan, also called Stora Kronan, was a Swedish warship that served as the flagship of the Swedish Navy in the Baltic Sea in the 1670s. After four years of service,…

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Sakura Kyouko repaint

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

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

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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Yuumura Kirika’s ID

When I looked for a good picture of Yuumura Kirika's school ID card I found there wasn't any. So I collected what was available and extrapolated the rest. There isn't…

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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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