As previously mentioned, I recently submitted an entry to Play-Asia’s figurine photography contest. Anyway, now it’s time for the voting… so long story short, vote for Shiki!
Yes, this isn’t a newly released figurine, but since I just submitted it as an entry for the Play-Asia contest, I thought it would be a good opportunity to make a post about it. Without further ado, introducing Ryougi Shiki, the heroine from Kara no Kyoukai. This here is the Garan no dou version by GSC, as seen in the 5th movie. On one end, the other versions of Shiki figurines available are rather unremarkable. Yet on the other end of the spectrum, we have this absolutely gorgeous sculpture. Continue reading →
“Everything in creation has a flaw. Humans don’t even need not to be mentioned. Air, intent and even time… my eyes here can see the Death of things.”
Synopsis: After awakening from a 2 year coma, Ryouki Shiki discovers that a part of her, formerly her other personality SHIKI, has been replaced with hollowness. In addition to that, she has gained the Mystic Eyes of Death Perception, an ability that allows one to see flaws of everything. Using her talents, she works for the mage Aozaki Tohko together with her friend, Kokuto Mikiya, in order to learn to control her ability, and to slowly fill the hollowness within her. (courtesy of A-Source.com)
Okay, so I’ve blogged for slightly more than a year and this is the second round-up/summary article! Yeah, this year kind of lacked a punch. The prominent studio of this year seems to be SHAFT, establishing themselves with their now trademark post-modernist arts and witty dialogue. This fame is probably matched by Production IG, with shows like Higashi no Eden: simple character designs, but very detailed background. Kyoto Animation upped their stakes as the studio of moeblob shows but also suffering a certain notorious marketing strategy. Continue reading →
Still in awestruck mode from the 2-hr movie. Not in the mood for tl;dr post. Or rather, the movie’s thrown so much stuffs that I’m having difficulty to actually try to write something about it (still processing my thoughts).