A combination of known upcoming, as well as entirely never before seen figures and concepts were being exhibited at Comiket 81 – teasing us with plans of a nendoroid for Mawaru Penguindrum’s “Princess of the Crystal”.
It’s not merely the princess however who is tantalizing us in nendoroid chibi form, a mystical butterfly winged female from soon to release sci-fi series of 2012, Accel World, can be seen attracting attention as well. In addition, there seems to be a full family of Minami-Ke chibi sized figures to come – and even some pint sized variants of MajiKoi characters as well.
Fate/Zero’s Irisviel, although unfortunately not in chibi form, can be seen on display as a rather exceptional Figma with movable joints. Unlike most Figma’s, the joints on Irisviel are well implemented within the overall design of the figure – preventing them from awkwardly standing out or diminishing the aesthetics, as is commonly seen with a good portion of Figmas. The colors are amazingly spot on – with her blouse of a deep red truly standing out, and her silvery white hair having a lavishing glow to it.
Further below, one can see several more sculpted creations of interest – flat chested Inami of Working!!, an undressed soapy Sonico with simply a bath towel, and more to our tastes, a fruity pink flavored gothic lolita. This is indeed the most colorful Kuroneko has ever been.
The final two figures are both of superb detail – yet in very much different ways. The Saber & Saber Motored Cuirassier to release in May of 2012 caters to the numerous Fate fans – showcasing a female determined and powerful with an affixed expression of one with a goal in sight. On the other hand, the final figure is a brazenly erotic sculpture which exhibits a willingly submissive female, or perhaps one who was simply caught in a very elaborate series of erotic coincidences which let up to this point.
No matter, all these figures are definitely looking great – and with each passing season, one can see the overall quality have improved just that much. And of course, if we’re shown a figure from a specific series, example being the Figma of Fate/Zero’s Irisviel, there’s a fair possibility of many more characters to come from that same series.