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Meet Figutto, Your Newest Figure Line

Well, she's certainly...stacked.


Master of all things PVC and/or ball-jointed Danny Choo reports on a new line of figures from Griffon. They're called Figutto, they're launching with To-Heart 2's Tamaki, and they're not terribly unlike Max Factory's Figma line of articulated (jointed) boys'n'girls. Well...I guess there's at least one difference...

 Figma Lum vs Figutto Tamaki
 Figma Lum vs Figutto Tamaki
I think I prefer the slightly more reasonably-endowed Figma here, personally, although perhaps not all Figutto figures will be quite so...well, let's just say that Tamaki here has had a little work done and her swimsuit is, in fact, a pushup bra. On the other hand, I also think that Figma's articulation is a bit less jarring in appearance (it kinda looks like the joints are a different color than the rest of the skin here), but perhaps with more time Max Factory will smooth that out a bit.

Actually, a quick look at the official Figutto site shows two Touhou figures, both of which look quite a bit nicer than this Tamaki IMO, although since they're wearing more clothes their articulation is harder to see-- but they're also less busty! Also of note, one of those Touhou figures actually uses a magnet to hold her switchable hair on, which seems rather clever; most figures use those pain-in-the-butt tab-A-slot-B systems that rarely give the desired effect...

So, Figutto may turn out to be pretty awesome. In the meantime, though, did you know that you can buy a (non-functional) power scooter for your Figmas, complete with on-road and off-road tires (wtf)?
Nikoon Dec. 21, 2009 at 8:55 a.m.
I just prefer Lum in general.
giaon Dec. 21, 2009 at 9:51 a.m.
@Niko: Well, true. It may be an unfair comparison, but I was having trouble finding a swimsuited Figma-- I think the articulated figures tend to favor being clothes so as to better hide said articulations. @_@
Slimon Dec. 21, 2009 at 3:03 p.m.
Boobs.
JJOR64on Dec. 21, 2009 at 3:07 p.m.
@Slim said:
" Boobs. "
That's what I thought.
MorpheusDreamweaveron Dec. 21, 2009 at 4:08 p.m.
I think I'll stick with Figmas, but Tamaki looks nicer than those jointed K-ON! figures that were previewed a few months ago.

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