Nendoroid Saber: Zero Ver.

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W-Who took this picture…?

While I was looking through all the pictures on my camera I came across this one, but I’m sure I never took it!

Anyway, in this blurry photo you can see the WEB team and the advertising team. GSC’s advertising department doesn’t have any men in it – it’s filled with girls!
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Today we’ll be taking a look at a figure from last week’s WonHobby News Watch:

Nendoroid Saber : Zero Ver.!

From the popular anime series ‘Fate/Zero’ comes a Nendoroid of Saber wearing the black suit she is well known for in this series. She even comes with a Nendoroid-sized version of the motorbike she used while fighting Rider, the Saber Motored Cuirassier!

You’d think that with such an amazing extra she wouldn’t come with much else, but she comes with lots of other extras too!!

Zero Saber is wearing a simple black suit, so she needs some extras to spice her up a bit! We’ll take a look at these other extras a little later!
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This is how she looks from the back!

This version of Saber has a lovely ponytail that suits her so nicely in the suit! The prototype also features a ball joint in the ponytail which allows you to move her hair in any direction you like for some dynamic poses!
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The detail on the bike is incredible!

It’s absolutely tiny, but even so the tires and engine are still very detailed! The painting on the cowl is the perfect silver color. Normally mechanical things done at this size have a strange feeling to them, but Saber’s bike has come out wonderfully!

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Saber can even ride on the bike!

Nendoroids of course have a really big body and a much smaller body, so it was very difficult to get the balance of the bike right for a Nendoroid! But through a bit of trial and error I think that balance has come out just fine!
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Vrooom!!

I can just hear the engine when I look at her riding like this! At first it might look quite hard to pose her on the bike, but she actually fits on very neatly – the legs fit on perfectly. With the arm stand holding her in place and her hands on the handle bars she is very stable as well!
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Jump!! You can even pose her like this!

Let’s go over the optional parts we’ve seen now:
Along with her standing pose and the motorbike, she has…
 
 ・ An angry Face
 ・ Fringe parts swaying in the the wind
 ・ A ruffled upper suit
 ・ Two bent legs
 ・ Two bent arms (With left hand closed)
 ・ Excalibur

I personally love the extra fringe and suit parts which give a much more dynamic feeling to poses!! They are so much fun to play with!!
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She also has a serious expression!

Saber is well known for remaining cool under pressure and this expression captures that perfectly! It looks just the expression she glared down Caster with!

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Swapping expressions with another Saber!

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This is a special Saber made to commemorate TYPE-MOON’s 10th anniversary:
Nendoroid Saber : 10th ANNIVERSARY Edition!

It’s the same as the previously released Nendoroid Saber: Super Movable Edition, however it features a metallic effect on her armor which makes it look much shinier! Just as before she comes with a load of optional parts including a smiling face, angry face and a tantrum face as expressions and three different sword options – Excalibur, Caliburn and Invisible Air!

As mentioned on WonHobby News Watch, the metallic effect is rather difficult to apply!

It might be difficult, but it is certainly worth it in the end – just look at how shiny her gauntlets are!! Plus it is not only her armor, the swords have also been given the metallic treatment! This special version of Saber will be on sale at this year’s TYPE-MOON Fes and will also be available at the GOOD SMILE ONLINE SHOP.

– Event Sales –
Please see the TYPE-MOON Fes. Official Website (http://www.typemoonfes.com/) for more information. (Japanese)

– Web Sales –
This product will be on sale at the GOOD SMILE ONLINE SHOP between 6th July 2012 (Fri) from 13:00 (JST) until the 23rd July 2012 (Mon) at 21:00 (JST.) Expected delivery will be in November 2012.
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Nendoroid Saber: Zero Ver.!

She’ll be up for preorder from tomorrow!!

Be sure to contact our partner shops if you have any sales or preorder queries!


Now for a quick announcement! (`・ω・´)ゞ

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ClariS’ first official book, ‘Collection’ has been announced!
The official book will be going on sale from the 14th September 2012! ClariS debuted in 2012 as the ‘Middle School Idol Unit’, and since April have since become the ‘High School Idol Unit’ – from their first single, ‘irony’ to their first album ‘BIRTHDAY’ they have now released a total of 20 songs!
 
Plus, ‘Nendoroid Petite: ClariS Set – Naisho no Hanashi Ver. is also included with the book!

This is the third set of ClariS Nendoroids, following on from the ‘irony Ver.’ and ‘Connect Ver.’, and just like the previous versions it comes with a stand that allows you to display them on top of the ‘Naisho no Hanashi’ CD. If you’re a fan of the girls then don’t miss out!
 

Anyway, that’s all for today!
I hope to see you all again tomorrow!! (・∀・)ノ゛
 
 
 
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