Rikka figure re-repaint

This Rikka figure was the first pvc figure I tried to repair some shipping damage on, but I didn’t match the color very well and it left her unevenly shiny.…

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Another C18

Another $9 DBZ figure. I gave it only a quick paint job because her left hand is somewhat misshapen. The base with all the rivets and details was fun to…

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More Youjo Senki: anime uniforms

Given the overall attention to detail, I tried to figure out the uniforms in the anime, but they seem to be rather mix and match. For some reason, everyone has…

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Deciphering Youjo Senki – part 3: fonts

There has been no official character set released, not even in the art book, so I made my own mapping tables. There are two main fonts; the "print" style used…

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Deciphering Youjo Senki – part 2: numerals

The Youjo Senki universe has at least 2 numeral systems, one "Roman" system where 10 is represented by "X" (though their "X" is different from the X in their alphabet)…

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Deciphering Youjo Senki – part 1: text

I love the attention to detail that went into this 12 episode series, where they invented a full alphabet with capitals and minuscules, in calligraphic, print and cursive form and…

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Another C18 repaint

DragonBall figures are plentiful and cheap, it’s really quite unfair that a 30 year old franchise still gets new merchandise today while some of my favorite series never even got…

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Holo (Wolf and Spice) repaint

I knowingly bought a bootleg because I didn’t like the paint scheme of the figure, and didn’t want to pay $412 for one I was going to paint over completely.…

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Kino Makoto repaint

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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