Shigure Kai Ni (Part 2)

 

\”Shigure, heading out!”/

 

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

Today I’m going to be taking another look at this item which went up for preorder last Tuesday!

Shigure Kai Ni!

From the popular browser game ‘Kantai Collection -KanColle-‘ comes a 1/8th scale figure of the 2nd Shiratsuyu Class Destroyer, Shigure Kai Ni! The pose is based on the illustration used on Shigure’s card in Bushiroad’s card game, ‘Weiβ Schwarz’. The ship parts differ to those normally seen in the games illustrations, and the pose depicts Shigure in a confident and powerful looking way that fans are sure to enjoy!

Additionally, the figure comes with alternate parts that allow you to display her more true to the games illustration – with the larger ship parts attached to her back and smaller turrets on her arms – quite a large variation for a scale figure. The smaller turrets on the sides as well as the torpedo launchers on her legs are also articulated, allowing you to place them at the angle that you think suits her best!

Kujou Ichiso’s illustration has been faithfully transformed into a figure!

The latest KanColle figure from GSC! You can find my previous article on the figure over here:
http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2015/02/26/shigure-kai-ni-part-1/

The figure is now up for preorder… and you may or may not have noticed, but something is quiet different compared to the previous time I showed her on my blog! ヽ(・ω・´(`・ω・´)ノ`・ω・)ノ

Shigure Kai Ni can in fact be posed in two distinct poses! The first is the exact same as the original illustration – with the two large cannons held in her hands… but you can also instead move the cannons onto her back to recreate the original game’s appearance as well!!  

Today I’ll be taking a look at just how you switch between these two versions!! ヽ(゚◇゚ )ノ 

Let’s swap over to the other version step-by-step! 

1. Remove Ship Parts

First off, you need to take the large cannon ship parts…

…and detach them like so!

The parts are quite easily detached and reattached! You also can then remove the parts that connect to her hips, which you can see below!

 

2. Combine the two Halves!

I decided to make a GIF to illustrate this! (`・ω・´)ゞ

 

I wanted to make the combination look awesome! So I added a whole bunch of unnecessary frames and movements, but the two halves basically connect into each other very quick and easily!

3. Twist the Double-Barrelled Gun Part Upward and Detach the Single Barrelled Gun!

Twist!

Detach!!

The multi and single-barrelled turrets connect onto the larger parts with a round connector, which means they not only detach, but can also be attached at various different angles like this!! ε=(。・д・。)


△ The torpedo launchers on her legs are also articulated!

4. Turret and Alternate Hand Parts

The single-barrelled turret can then connect onto the alternate hand parts!

△ The barrel can also be moved around for different nuances!

Her right hand also comes with an alternate clenched hand part, which really completes the confident pose! (●´ω`●)ゞ

This angle really shows off the fluttering skirt and allows a nice peek at her thighs!

Let’s take a look a little lower at her lovely long legs as well! <○><○>

Her slender build means that her thighs and calves are very nice and shapely!

The WonHobby Selection figure Musashi Kai: Heavy Armament Ver. had much more meaty upper legs, which I thought were lovely… but Shigure’s healthy looking legs are a lovely contrast!

Along with the lovely thighs, you also get a nice look at her charming knees!!

Anyway! I got a little carried away for awhile, but…
…the posing is now complete!! 
ε=(。・д・。)

Even though the only part that has actually been switched out completely is the hand parts… the moving around of parts really allows for a very different appearance! (‘-‘*)(,_,*)(‘-‘*)(,_,*)

It’s a rather simple design, but it works so very well! Even someone as clumsy as myself was able to switch between the poses with ease, so I’m sure everyone will have no trouble at all! ♪

* Please note the product is still in development. Certain aspects may still change.

 

One figure, two great poses!

The calm and cool Kanmusu! ♡

Shigure Kai Ni!

She is currently up for preorder!

Product Page: http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/4863/

Preorders from the GOOD SMILE ONLINE SHOP will also receive a B2 poster as a bonus! The design hasn’t been completed just yet, but it will be announced shortly! Preorders from the GSC Online shop are open until the 15th April at 21:00JST, so make sure you don’t miss out! ヽ(*・ω・)人(・ω・*)ノ

Online Shop: http://goodsmile-global.ecq.sc/gscscawd00050.html/

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Finally a live broadcast notice! (σ・∀・)σ

Next week Tuesday, the 17th March, will be Kahotan Station: March Edition!

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Kahotan Station: March Edition 

Date / Time: 17th  March from 20:00JST~
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv213437191

Contents:

◇ This Month’s Highlights!

・ All the μ’s members as Nendoroids soon! ♪
・ The German IS representative?!
・ Otonokizaka High School member as figmas…?
・”Midas”. A step above Mk.20!

◇ A Look at other upcoming goodies! 

・The latest in the figFIX series! A Commanding Officer! ♡
・Ryuko as fans may remember her in the last episode!
・Toyogasaki Academy’s 3rd year student and light novelist!

…and more

◇ Plus a look at AnimeJapan 2015 sales goods!

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This time around my guest MC will be Kyojin from the planning team! We hope you’ll join us! ♡

See you there!! (。・ω・)ノ゙ 

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/Kahotan’s Inner Voice\


∧_∧
( ・∀・) .。0 (Even in this cold the socks don’t cover her knees…)
oノ∧つ⊂)
( ( ・∀・).。0 (…high school girls are amazing like that!)
∪( ∪ ∪
と__)__)

See you all again next week!!

Planning Team / Kahotan
Twitter ID: gsc_kahotan

 

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Shigure Kai Ni

“My contribution to this victory was trivial.
It was all thanks to the rain… and you, Admiral.”

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan) Today I’m going to be taking a look at the latest item to roll out from the GSC Naval Base!
 
Shigure Kai Ni! ♡ 

From the hugely popular browser game ‘Kantai Collection -KanColle-‘ comes a 1/8th scale figure of the 2nd Shiratsuyu Class Destroyer, Shigure Kai Ni! The pose is based on the illustration used on Shigure’s card in Bushiroad’s card game, ‘Weiβ Schwarz’ – it features different ship parts to those seen in game with a confident and powerful looking pose that fans are sure to enjoy!

Additionally, Shigure Ni Kai comes with alternate parts that allow you to display her more true to the games illustration, with the larger ship parts attached to her back and smaller turrets on her arms – a rather large variation for a scale figure. The smaller turrets on the side of the larger parts that connect to her hands, as well as the torpedo launchers on her legs are all articulated, allowing you to place them at the angle that you think suits her best!

Oooooooooooohhhh!! (´□`。)

Her skirt and hair accessory almost actually seem to be moving in this dynamic pose! A figure that shows Shigure is ready for battle! The pose comes from a card in Bushiroad’s trading card game, ‘Weiβ Schwarz’! The illustration by Ichiso Kujou has been very carefully transformed into a figure while keeping as much of the original charm as faithfully as possible! ♪

The characteristic hair sticking out at the sides seen on the ‘Kai Ni’ version is also sculpted beautifully! (●´ω`●) 

The original illustration only ever showed the front of Shigure, so the back of the figure thought up and sculpted without any specific source to work with!

This is quite a common occurrence with KanColle figures!

The original illustration is very carefully taken into consideration while the back is designed. The final design is of course checked with the publisher to ensure that nothing is out of place! The good thing is that there are lots of mecha fans at GSC, which makes coming up with how these ship parts are attached an easy task… plus they look great!

Moving on, let’s take a closer look at her ship parts! <○><○>

The huge short-barrelled cannons normally seen on her back are held out ready to fire…!

All of the details on the ship parts give a nice mechanical appearance, and the various layers give a nice 3D appearance to the design! ♪

△ Nope, you can’t see them!

The contrast between the mechanical design and the soft white skin of her thighs is just as amazing as ever! ヽ(*・ω・)人(・ω・*)ノ

By the way, even the reverse side of the torpedo launchers on her legs have been faithfully sculpted into the design!  ★

But while everything I’ve shown looks great and is overflowing with a lovely dynamic feel… without a doubt the best thing about this figure to me… is that facial expression!

You can just feel her confidence and powerful will through those eyes!!

Tomboyish characters like Shigure are generally known for their bright, energetic side… but Shigure actually has a more reserved personality than most expect! She has a very cool and calm personality! (‘-‘*)(,_,*)(‘-‘*)(,_,*)

Just look into her eyes right now… they are clearly focused and attentive…but with a slight hint of nervousness as she aims her weapons! I really feel like I’m right in the battle beside her when I look at this face, it captures the battlefield all with one expression!

But there are also various other areas that shouldn’t be missed out on… for example the slight peek at the nape of her neck by her single braid, or the uniform-like outfit that shows off Shigure’s amazing curves… or those long legs extending out from the skirt wavering in the wind….

There are so many different details to enjoy!!

Be sure to add her to your own collection and enjoy her from all sorts of different angles!

The beautiful destroyer, ready for battle!

Shigure Kai Ni!

She’ll be up for preorder soon!!

Plus! She comes with some bonus parts! Bonus parts that allow another look at fans may be more familiar with!!

Here is a sneak peek for now!

…I’m sure all the admirals out there have already figured it out! (;・`д・́)
*Or… you know… just read the product description above…

I’ll be looking at the alternate parts on the blog at a later stage!!

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/Kahotan’s Inner Voice\


∧_∧
( ・∀・) .。0 (Girls with a masculine side…)
oノ∧つ⊂)
( ( ・∀・).。0 (…are still just as beautiful!!!)
∪( ∪ ∪
と__)__)

See you all again tomorrow!!

Planning Team / Kahotan
Twitter ID: gsc_kahotan

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