Posted by meronpan on March 28, 2009
Louise, I’ve been her hunting for quite awhile. The previous Alter release was sold out when I arrived on the figure scene, leaving mostly alternate costume versions, which I wasn’t going to consider ’til I had one of her in her uniform. Kotobukiya’s release was also not in stock for a while at my preferred stores, but luckily I delayed and Alter offered up their latest incarnation.
Senhime falls into the, “I don’t know who she is or what she does, but I don’t really care” category of purchases ^^;
Well, I know that she’s from the eroge 戦国ランス (sengoku rance, psa: eroge links are nsfw :P), but that’s about it ^^;
I enjoyed ゼロの使い魔 (zero no tsukaima) more than enough to warrant some figures. Glad to finally have one.
Have been tempted by Siesta but never quite made that into a purchase.
Gonna see what I can do about the lighting, but unfortunately Louise’s hair turned out really plastic looking -_-
But I love the pose ^^
Been considering giving a little more quantitative side to my reviews, but I’ve never really liked putting scores to reviews… I know inevitably I’ll end up with some inconsistency where a figure I liked gets a lower score than one I didn’t, not to mention the different qualities than contribute to the overall goodness of a figure for me. However I do love pie charts and decided that I could at least give scores on what I like about the figure.
These charts basically summarize the things I value most in a given figure. As such, they’re not for comparing different figures, but identifying the strong points (from my point of view, obviously).
So basically, those are the reasons I bought Louise. Note the scores are only relative to each other and simply add up to 100%. Some terms I’m using…
- Character Spirit – how well does the figure capture the spirit of the original character?
- Character Love – how much to I like the character?
- Detail – could also be ‘quality’ — in general, how well made is the figure? (or how good do I think it’ll be)
While we’re at it, here’s my break down of Senhime:
Note there’s different categories… some new, some missing… Just a result of some things not being a factor in my purchase decision.
Well, back to pics ^^;; If you’ve wanted a great Louise pantsu figure, this fits the bill.
More to come in the full review.
Senhime is very impressive with her dynamic pose and base. Very pleased.
Will have to work on the full reviews immediately.
Before wrapping up, just wanted to mention that I’ve started up a twitter account for my otaku bumblings which you can see in the twitter widget on the left. Now you can stay up to date with every last boring thing I do! Woohoo! ^^;;; Generally I’ll just be blabbing about what I’m watching/playing/reviewing/etc. “meronpan” was already taken so I had to resort to “nomihoudai” (pronounced “know-me-hoe-die” == all you can drink), a spin-off of my smart.fm account, “kuihoudai” (all you can eat).