Nendoroid Kagamine Len and Rin Support version
So you have been waiting for the re-sale of Nendoroid Kagamine Rin and/or Len? Well, how about a Cheerful version of those Vocaloid twins, coming with additional parts and accessories? Yep, it is a rare treat!! ^^
Yep, that is what Mikatan posted today – Nendoroid Kagamine Rin: Cheerful version and Nendoroid Kagamine Len: Cheerful version are slated for December 2011 release (for Japanese) or January 2012 (for International order) with a price tag of 3000 Yen. They are coming along with new parts and accessories, including flags, whistle, megaphone, and pompom.
Apart from the Cheerful Japan extras, there are other differences as well: this version of Rin and Len will use a plug-in stand a la Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Support version … and there will be a slight tweak on both Rin and Len’s head to allow them to use expressions from other Nendoroid, unlike the old one. ^^
Anyway visit Mikatan’s blog to view more pics of this adorable Vocaloid duo, and prepare to secure the pre-order on August 11 ~ 29. ^^
Via Mikatan’s blog (Japanese, English)
Nendoroid Kagamine Rin
Since I am currently in holiday mode, I have a plenty of time to write some reviews during my holidays, so you could expect some reviews coming up this week. ^^
Nendoroid Kagamine Rin finally joins her Vocaloid sisters to be reviewed after Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka. A little biography on Rin: she is the twin sister of Kagamine Len and their family name are a combination of “mirror” (kagami) and “sound” (ne), while Rin and Len means “right” and “left” respectively.
OK, now that you know who Rin is, let’s get directly to the review after the break. ^^
Nendoroid Petit Racing Miku Set 2010 version
Confused with the pic above? Well, it does not really matter … because Nendoroid Petit Racing Miku Set 2010 version *phew* has been released as of today, in Japan. Yep, Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, and Megurine Luka are ready to collaborate for tuning up your car. Complete your pre-order payment ASAP and expect them to arrive in front of your door soon. One more pic after the break.
Note: (refer to the pic above) The front line members are from Nendoroid Petit Racing Miku Set 2010 version, while the back line consisted of regular-sized Nendoroid Megurine Luka, Hatsune Miku, and Kagamine Rin, all using Nendoroid Racing Miku bodies. ^^
Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition
Another nightmare for December Nendoroid release, Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Absolute HMO Edition from Hatsune Miku Orchestra attended a photo session. Yep, Mikatan has just posted some photos of this adorable Miku and I have to say I’m pretty impressed. Aside from her super-movable-joints, she will also pack plenty of accessories: leeks (obviously), cable hairsets, glasses, keyboard, drumset, and even face stickers + a recorder for Nendoroid Rin and Len!! This is definitely a must-get Nendoroid for me. ^^
Pricing and pre-order information will be revealed on Tuesday, August 31. Meanwhile, enjoy the photos after the break.
Update: One more photo of this adorable Miku and her comrades: Rin and Len.
Nendoroid Suzumiya Haruhi - work in progress
Today, we’ll view Nendoroid from another perspective. Yep, we’re going to discuss about the folks behind Nendoroid: the sculptors. Unlike most model kits (Gundam, Macross, etc.) which are already fully manufactured by machine, Nendoroids still have “human touches” despite being mass-produced in the factory. OK, let’s dig further on some famous Nendoroid sculptors.
Rin, Miku, and Luka
Good Smile Corporation will release a new Nendoroid Petit set with the Vocaloid 2 girls in racing-mechanic suits. Dubbed “Nendoroid Petit Vocaloid Racing Miku Set 2010 version“, this set will include some additional parts: a car, a “brake-gear” sign, a tire, and a gas-refill pistol (kinda). Let’s see how much this set of cute Vocaloids will be priced and when GSC will start taking pre-order. ^^
Update: It seems that GSC will release 2 version of this Nendo Petit set: 3500 Yen and 4500 Yen, with the latter includes a Good Smile Racing stickers.
Update 2: The reservation will start at 18:00 on 2010/07/13 (today!) at Niconico Chokuhan (Japanese only)
Voca-Puchis are eyeing the Pringles
Yesterday I spent my day watching some episodes of K-ON!! and Working. I also grabbed a snack – Pringles – for more enjoyable anime-watching time. Some Puchis were already waiting for the moment I opened the Pringles can and pour the content into a plate. Well, I guess everyone loves snacks … ^^;
Do not read that book!!
Tako-Luka found a mysterious book at Miku’s room. Rin and Len tagged along with her to read that book. Then Miku stepped in and told them to avoid reading it. Is it a forbidden book?
(to be continued … probably)