Anime Vice News

Tuesday is Toyday 03/03/09

This week: figures that just look...off.

Sometimes figures just look weird. You can't always put a finger on what specifically about them makes them unattractive to you, but you know it's there. Here are two such figures spotted this week:


Shana's looking a little odd these days, don't you think? This is actually a different color release of a previous figure, which had Shana's fire-red hair slightly see-through. But I don't think I liked the figure much then, either. Her pose looks incredibly awkward-- the arched back and hands in fists would sort of imply that she's yawning, but no one puts fists through their hair while yawning. But I guess some otaku figure-maker might not know that, unless they'd had hair that long...also, the gloss on her hair is disconcerting compared to the matte of the rest of the figure.




And then there's Morrigan. Always my favorite Darkstalker (sorry, Felicia), but this figure is really unattractive, in my opinion. Her face looks really odd; why are her lips the same color as her skin? Though I'm not sure I'd like that super-pursed look even if they did give her a good shade of lipstick. The breasts are fine, even nice, but her hips look insane. I've never been a fan of those super-high-rise leotards, but they accentuate hips that are so far beyond plausible proportion...I mean, you can have disproportionately large breasts, either by nature or by surgery. But hips, not so much. At least this figure has taken into account why and how she'd have her hands in her hair though.


Yeesh!

OkazukiIchigoon March 3, 2009 at 2:08 p.m.
Shana's hair looks gross as well as her body

Morrigan on the other hand looks Americanized to me..somehow
Void_Wizardon March 3, 2009 at 2:10 p.m.
I like Shana but I prefer the red hair version I suppose. The Morigan figure to me only has her breasts going for her if you ask me.
Aceron March 3, 2009 at 2:11 p.m.
I dont like the hair on Shana
Devillyon March 3, 2009 at 2:13 p.m.
Red looks better on Shana. Morrigan just ugh......
Calaverason March 3, 2009 at 2:27 p.m.
i feel like a pedo....seriously...it's a little disturbing looking at that little toy that could pose as a 15 year old girl. frowns


Void_Wizardon March 3, 2009 at 3:29 p.m.
Her age is unknown they do not state it so... =p
Chibi_Kajion March 4, 2009 at 5:04 a.m.
I kind of like the Morrigan figure.

Dig Deeper into Shana

Shana is a Flame Haze contracted to Alastor, a really powerful Crimsom Lord, that helps her to defeat evil Denizens that come to our world to feed themselfs with human souls.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums
Add/View Images (459 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

Anime Caption Contest! -- 8/18/14

Let's party hard at the beach while it's still summer!

Does Anime Get Too 'Niche?'

THE VICE PIT. Sometimes, it feels like watching somebody else's home movies, doesn't it?

I'm Trying Really Hard to Like ALDNOAH ZERO #2

...but it's sooooo self-serious!

AKAME GA KILL! is... OK for a Harem Show?

Episode #2. W&L. I wish this were better.

Listen to the JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Rap!

Richie Branson continues his weekly anime-inspired rap series with the hip-hop tribute "Stand-Up."

NOBUNAGA CONCERTO #1&2 -- Special Review

A spectacle like this only comes once in a great while.

DRAGON BALL -- Does the First Saga Hold Up?

THE VICE PIT. We re-visited the very first DRAGON BALL arc and wonder if nostalgia has blinded us about Emperor Pilaf.

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE : STARDUST CRUSADERS #20 -- Special Review

Eat poo... and die?

Anime Caption Contest! -- 8/18/14

Let's party hard at the beach while it's still summer!

AKAME GA KILL! is... OK for a Harem Show?

Episode #2. W&L. I wish this were better.

I'm Trying Really Hard to Like ALDNOAH ZERO #2

...but it's sooooo self-serious!

Does Anime Get Too 'Niche?'

THE VICE PIT. Sometimes, it feels like watching somebody else's home movies, doesn't it?

Listen to the JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Rap!

Richie Branson continues his weekly anime-inspired rap series with the hip-hop tribute "Stand-Up."

Excellent Anime You Might've Missed -- BREAK UPS

It's a lot more than 'slice of life.'

NOBUNAGA CONCERTO #1&2 -- Special Review

A spectacle like this only comes once in a great while.

JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE : STARDUST CRUSADERS #20 -- Special Review

Eat poo... and die?

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel