Natsuki is one of my favourite charater in My-Hime and I have always wanted to get a figure of her in biker suit cause it looks so cool, but alas there’s only 2 resin kit of her in biker suit with no pvc in sight. I am considering getting the resin kit and commission someone to built it for me but it gonna be costly though, so it’s still under consideration.
Anyhow, Griffon released a pvc of Natsuki sometime back, with her in school uniform holding her two guns. It was a figure that I have always wanted to get but the price is kinda expensive and she’s quite small too. When Play-Asia had her for sale at a very cheap price, I quickly ordered her, the price actually went down even more a week or two after I ordered, but wth it was still cheap when i got her.
Initial plan was to get a super bike for her photoshot, but due to Griffon strange sense of scale; Natsuki is actually the same size as my Alter 1/8 Hikaru Death Cloth, I had to scrap that plan as most die-cast bike is either too big or too small. They also don’t have a black color Ducati, which is the bike she rode in the manga and anime. In the end I just went for something simple, a super white shots hehe ^^, cause her element is ice, white should fit her nicely.
First thing I notice when I took her out of the box is that her peg is on her foot and not the base, so she won’t be able to stand without the base. I dunno why Griffon decide to make it that way but it really sucks. Her base is the usual Griffon base with name plate and dark brown, very simple. Would have been nice if the base were to look like ice jutting out from the groud.
The detail is nothing to shout about but it ain’t too bad either, at least the guns are nicely made.
Something common with most Griffon figure are the expressionless face, but it kinda fit Natsuki cause she’s pretty cool and serious in the anime.
She got a very short skirt so pantsu shots are easy to take. Pink pantsu ftw ^^.
Overall a nice figure though a bit simple and small for something that’s suppose to be 1/7 in size. I am still hoping for a pvc of her in biker suit cause I really like that version of her.
For these shots three lights were use instead of the usual 2, my usual main light is use as underlight to light up the bottom part so I had to use an emergency light as the front light. I think that screw up the white balance a bit so had to do a bit of editing in Photoshop. All the photos level are edited in Photoshop to make it brighter.
Scale and Material: 1/7 scale pre-painted PVC Figure
Price: 5600 Yen
Released: January 2007
Added to collection: July 2007
Availability: available at HLJ
Photo taken using: Canon Ixus 850IS