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Paprika by UART

Figure Review: Paprika by UART

Satoshi Kon passed away in August, and since then I’ve been wanting a way to memorialize him. Putting a shrine with his personal photos in my room would be kind of creepy, and having a bunch of his DVDs doesn’t really do it. So I looked around to see if any of his characters got a figurine rendition. Turns out UART made a polyresin version of the eponymous protagonist of his 2006 film Paprika. Since I’m a huge fan of the movie, the decision to purchase was quick. It looks like the figure is quite rare now, with only a couple left on Amazon selling for around $150.

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MBR-04-Mk VI Tomahawk by Yamato

Figure Review: MBR-04-Mk VI Tomahawk by Yamato

Hobby Link Japan had a sale on Yamato items, so I picked up the Tomahawk for 5,880 JPY (around $68.55 US). The regular price is listed as 9,800 JPY ($114.25 US), so it’s a hefty price for a model.

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Sanya V. Litvyak by Alter

Figure Review: Sanya V. Litvyak by Alter

I picked up a pair of Alter releases a few weeks ago. One is Momohime from Muramasa: The Demon Blade. The other is Sanya from Strike Witches. There’s a lot of Momohime out there (rightly so) but not as much of Sanya, so I thought I’d give her some attention.

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