Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Look at the head sculpt, Medicom had nailed the likeness of Son Goku in Dragon Ball Z.
Medicom also developed a highly poseable body with muscular arms for this character.
The neck and shoulders are molded in one rubber piece to keep away from showing any joints.
I love how Medicom was attentive to detail as fabric was used to add realism to Goku's costume and even Goku's belt has wire to enhance his poses.
Due to the two piece design to Goku's boots, his ankles provide a wide range of movement. No stand is needed here.
As I was lazy to search for his extra hands in my toy room, I did not show Goku in his fighting poses. You may see its box art and design here.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
The above is the standard packaging design by Hot Toys for its Star Wars toyline.
Besides an extra pair of hands, a display stand and a cloud city themed graphic card, there are no other accessories come with the figure.
The face sculpture has good likeness to Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.
Besides lifelike eyes, eyebrows and lips, the paint work on the facial skin is fantastic. Everything looks natural and realistic.
Leia's robe is unique with stand up collar decorated with printed graphic patterns and burgundy red lining. The bottom edge of her robe has wire which allows you to enhance her poses.
Take a closer look at Leia's braided hair and bun - it's really a detailed hair sculpture.
As the outfit does not restrict her articulation, you can get a lot of great poses from the figure.
Leia has tight joints and she can stand on its own feet. This is also my first Leia figure by Hot Toys.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The figure was released in 2007 and it appeared in the film Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
Still, the paint work on the helmet and armour is spot on. I personally prefer the colour scheme of the ROTJ version.
As compared to the ROTJ version, there is not much weathering done on the jetpack. I believe this is the original design made for the film.
Besides blaster, the difference between the ROTJ version and this version is the colour paint for helmet, gauntlets, fabric pouches, boots and jetpack.
However, I am pleased to have the figure for my Star Wars collection as it just looks awesome on shelf. You may see the packaging here.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
You can adjust Boba Fett's viewfinder when posing him in his hunting position.
The helmet and armour look very realistic with great sculpting and paint job done by Medicom.
Look at the jetpack, it's amazing and the weathering is top notch.
I did not pose the figure much during my photo shoot. I was scared I might break the joints as the figure was released in 2010.
The costume is beautifully replicated in the right scale and it fits the figure.
Overall, the figure has tight joints and no stand is needed here. You may see the packaging here.