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Tokisaki Kurumi - Adesugata Ver. - Date A Live - KadokawaTokisaki Kurumi - Adesugata Ver. - Date A Live - KadokawaReview

MoeromoeroMoeromoero1 månad sedan
-Introduction-

Hi,MFC. I've been waiting for an awesome Kimono for ages. Now it's here. ITEM #851427
I didn't watch the anime so it's purely an appreciation of traditional costume.
I hope you love the the worst spirit in the best kimono.



-Overview-


On the surface, Kurumi is a sadistic and wild spirit.
But her personality is way more complex than you might expected.
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According to Fandom, "She is a skilled actress as she is capable of putting on the facade of an innocent, curious young girl when she needs to."... but she has"a good sign of her sense of justice lies in her", direct quote from the page.
date-a-live.fan...

Most of the time, she murders with justifications so she is really mad but likable character
to audiences.

Her signature is a pair of guns. A musket and a flintlock which resemble the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock respectively. That perfectly matches with her abilities to manipulate time which I see as an impressive character design.


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Overall quality is superb, you can clearly see that just by a glance.
Perfect proportion, great shading and vibrant colors.
Stunning details are shown on the layers, prints,wrinkles as well as hair accessory and the weapons. The pair of Geta(sandals) are tiny and cute.

The flintlock shows delicate details, not just the mechanical parts but an ema hooked on it to match her outfit is a nice touch!

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How she would look like on film pictures. With Fujifilm's Vivid profile.

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This type of Kimono is classified as Furisode "振袖", literally mean swinging sleeves, highlighting the characteristic of such. These kimonos come with long hanging sleeves, almost like a pair of wings. It shows status with highest level of formality, usually worn by young and unmarried noble ladies.
On top of that, the Obi waistband is ofcuz the best in class.
Long hem and the extended Furi indicates that Kurumi is absolutely top notch :D

More accurately, Kurumi's kimono is a Hikizuri "引きずり" the drag-along. It comes with long hem reaching the ground, dragging along. This is worn indoors by performers like Geisha and dancers. It's basically high-end furisode with extended hems .

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Face close-up shots. The clock in the pupil of her left eye represents her life force.
For a 1/7 the details are shockingly impressive. You could clearly read the "time".

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Musket unequipped to show you the nice finishes.
But the paint is a bit too plasticky to my liking.



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It's unusual for me to admire a character from an anime I had never watched.
Kurumi is just elegant and glamorous in this luxurious yet classy kimono.

You might have noticed that another kimono Oiran Ver. is coming. But Oiran is such a "dark" theme for girls ITEM #851342 ...Therefore, I usually prefer Kurumi on the bright side.


-Rating-

Sculpting 10/10
Stunning, so much details on the clothes and it's faithful to traditional kimono construction.

Painting 9/10
Just on point shading and vivid color scheme to emphasize her character. But the wooden wrapping of the guns and the ema feel plasticky.

Posing 7/10
Beautiful stance but kimono in general really limits the postures. Not much to comment on.

Base 7/10
Flat plate with lotus print to match the outfit.

Packing 7/10
Kadokawa standard which is a missed opportunity cuz I think Kurumi deserves a luxury "collector box set" kinda packing for such an epic figure.

Enjoyment 8/10
Classy style. The best Kurumi figure imo.
Although I love it, 17500 yen for a non cast-off is unduly steep.
I never like Kadokawa's pricing.



-Verdict-

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Whom is this figure for?

Kimono lovers + Kurumi fans.
If you are both of them, this is a good purchase for you.
Otherwise, the C/P value might be a concern.

I hope you enjoy your time with Tokisaki Kurumi.
Feel free to leave me comments and share your thoughts.
Maybe check out my profile for more waifus.
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Betyg8/10

Sculpting
Painting
Posing
Base
Packaging
Enjoyment

Which Kurumi would you buy, Adesugata or Oiran ??

80%Adesugata
20%Oiran
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Kommentarer11

Great review! Mine is still stuck in Japan :(
33 minuter sedan
Moeromoero Chinese Dress Hunter
xelaco1 månad sedan#80284989It will be difficult for me to wait while many photos of Tohka Yatogami will be posted...
Your reviews are definitely a good way to discover new figures. The notification system is very convenient to follow your work.
I discovered recently MFC, I created my account almost the first time I saw this website. I think it is very useful to manage my collection (well, my future collection...). Moreover, there are a lot of beautiful photos and many instructive articles! But it is dangerous for my wallet...


Indeed, I started spending much since I joined MFC. Careful Now!

I've some released figs stuck in Japan cuz the EMS service shut down. Feel a bit lonely.
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero1 månad sedan#80209770Hope she'll come timely!!
And thank you for supporting.
I'm passionate to the hobby, trying my best to introduce good stuffs for other lovely souls on the internet.
Welcome on board!! MFC is an amazing community!


It will be difficult for me to wait while many photos of Tohka Yatogami will be posted...

Your reviews are definitely a good way to discover new figures. The notification system is very convenient to follow your work.

I discovered recently MFC, I created my account almost the first time I saw this website. I think it is very useful to manage my collection (well, my future collection...). Moreover, there are a lot of beautiful photos and many instructive articles! But it is dangerous for my wallet...
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero Chinese Dress Hunter
xelaco1 månad sedan#80209658The shop where I ordered Tohka Yatogami schedule the shipment for January 2021 when Kadokawa announce a release date in October... Shipping from Japan to France must be long, I suppose. I will need to be patient!
While I wait, I will search a mean to order Kurumi Tokisaki but I think it will be difficult to find her. I discovered this hobby too late...
I read some of your other reviews and I liked the reading! A lot of very nice pictures and texts very informative! I will definitely continue reading your work!


Hope she'll come timely!!

And thank you for supporting.
I'm passionate to the hobby, trying my best to introduce good stuffs for other lovely souls on the internet.

Welcome on board!! MFC is an amazing community!
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero1 månad sedan#80175606Thank you for your comment. Glad that you enjoy the reading. And I found out that I should correct the infomation cuz the kimono could be classified more precisely.
Now I compare them, the one Yatogami is wearing is a furisode.
Kurumi's kimono is a hikizuri but quite close.
Tohka Yatogami would pair up with Tokisaki Kurumi very nicely!! Can't wait to see your pictures.


The shop where I ordered Tohka Yatogami schedule the shipment for January 2021 when Kadokawa announce a release date in October... Shipping from Japan to France must be long, I suppose. I will need to be patient!
While I wait, I will search a mean to order Kurumi Tokisaki but I think it will be difficult to find her. I discovered this hobby too late...

I read some of your other reviews and I liked the reading! A lot of very nice pictures and texts very informative! I will definitely continue reading your work!
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero Chinese Dress Hunter
xelaco1 månad sedan#80175365Thank you for this review! Very nice pictures! Your article is detailed and instructive. I like the part when you explain what type of kimono she wear. I ordered my first scale figure, Tohka Yatogami Finest Kimono, and I was worried it wasn't worth it considering the high price (especially in France with high import fees). However, now, I think Tohka will be as beautiful as Kurumi. Well, I will need to order Nightmare (it's Kurumi's nickname)... I am going to see your profile to check if you have another reviews!

Thank you for your comment. Glad that you enjoy the reading. And I found out that I should correct the infomation cuz the kimono could be classified more precisely.

Now I compare them, the one Yatogami is wearing is a furisode.
Kurumi's kimono is a hikizuri but quite close.

Tohka Yatogami would pair up with Tokisaki Kurumi very nicely!! Can't wait to see your pictures.
1 månad sedan
Thank you for this review! Very nice pictures! Your article is detailed and instructive. I like the part when you explain what type of kimono she wear. I ordered my first scale figure, Tohka Yatogami Finest Kimono, and I was worried it wasn't worth it considering the high price (especially in France with high import fees). However, now, I think Tohka will be as beautiful as Kurumi. Well, I will need to order Nightmare (it's Kurumi's nickname)... I am going to see your profile to check if you have another reviews!
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero Chinese Dress Hunter
Scones1 månad sedan#80125969Thanks for the review! Your emphasis on her quality is helpful, and I'd eventually like to get this figure too, especially since I plan to watch Date-A-Live. This figure does indeed feel premium, with such vivid colors and detailing.

Thank you for another comment. I really appreciate your feedback. Yup, it's of premium quality but also premium price. lol

Hope my article helps you!
1 månad sedan
Moeromoero Chinese Dress Hunter
galablue1 månad sedan#80125952Beautiful pics as always. I really wanted to like this show because there are so many beautiful figures from it, but I didn't like it so I couldn't justify buying any of them. Her kimono is so beautiful.

Hey, you're back ,Galablue. Yeah, the price tag still hurts me... I might be better off with a Skytube fig. lol.

Glad to hear that you enjoy the content.
1 månad sedan
Thanks for the review! Your emphasis on her quality is helpful, and I'd eventually like to get this figure too, especially since I plan to watch Date-A-Live. This figure does indeed feel premium, with such vivid colors and detailing.
1 månad sedan