Dead Equine Super Set

Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

I’m currently having a terrible time with my Autumn allergies… if it weren’t for the tissues by my side I don’t know what I’d do!!

That aside, today I’ll be introducing a product which is a little different to usual!

Scheduled to ship out from GSC on the 17th October:
threeA’s Dead Equine Super Set!

The figure itself is huge… but that wasn’t the first thing to impress me…
the first thing I was amazed at was the size of the box it came in!

It’s gigantic!!

It’s so huge that Hamako can sit inside the box quite comfortably!

It also allows for a rendition of the Sazae-san opening theme!


But that’s enough about the box, let’s move onto the product itself!!
Before that though, I’d like to explain a little about threeA!

What is threeA?

threeA is a company founded by world renown artist Ashley Wood and Kim Fung Wong. The company takes Ashley Wood’s creations and brings them to life by designing, developing and manufacturing everything from the actual model, the packaging, logo, setting and color scheme. Kim is in charge of the production at the company, which lets him be surrounded by the artistic wonders as much as he wants.

Products released by the company are not limited to models however – they release models, printed goods and even apparel. The quality of their products it top notch – featuring illustrations done by Ashley Wood himself, a variety of models that create a wondrous setting and are sculpted down to the finest of details – creating very realistic robots that are painted to have a unique metallic feeling to them.

They make products ranging from humanoid designs to complete robotic designs, all which come with a somewhat nostalgic, retro feeling to them and have their own story to be told. Anyone who has held a threeA figure in hand will tell you it’s enough to bring out the imagination in anyone.

This summary was taken and edited from one of Mikatan-sensei’s blogs from a little while back! Thank you Mikatan-sensei!! To put it in the words of Enon from the planning team, they’re super high quality, amazing toys! Let’s take a closer look and see just how true that is! ♪

It was too big to open at my desk so I had to move to the more open ‘Free Space’ area! Let’s get started!

Hmm… what’s this on the top? Let’s open it up first! ★


A double-sided poster is included with the figure!

A completely unexpected bonus! Yay!! (*´▽`*)

Let’s move on and remove the top section of packaging… where we find the… Blind Cowboy!


Taken out from his box!


His clothes are made from real fabric and the unique coloring of threeA products looks just as amazing as ever! Not to mention the details all over – even the smallest of parts! ε=(。・д・。)


The ‘damaged’ look is done so very well! (*´Д`)


The guns in each holster can be taken out and displayed beside him…


…and he can also hold them in his hands! (σ・∀・)σ


A dual-wielding cowboy ready for some shoot-outs!! ♪


His left hand has an alternate open hand useful for certain poses! ☆


Talking about poses…
It’s super easy to create really cool poses!


Here I’ve posed him taking cover in his very own packaging! His arms and legs, neck, torso and hips are all easily posable! I don’t think my poses even do him justice! It’s really such a pleasure to move the joints around – they slip right into place! ♪

But… the packaging is still rather big and heavy…
Let’s see what remains in the box! (`・ω・´)


The cowboy’s horse!!

To be more precise, the Ghost Horse (Black Ver.)!


It’s so… heavy!! (°Д°;≡°Д°;)

I’m pretty certain that the entire figure is filled with material – there can’t possibly be any hollow parts with this weight!

This is how it looks from the back:


An angular, strong looking body-line! The photo on the GSC site covered up the horse’s face with a piece of cloth, but here is how he looks without it! ヘ(゚∀゚*)ノ
(The cloth is of course included too!)


As you’d expect from a ‘ghost’ horse, he certainly doesn’t look like something from the realm of the living… but her certainly does look amazing!!

All the bandages along his legs makes you realize what a long journey it has been… ε=(。・д・。)


The saddle on his back is actually made with a soft cushiony feeling!!


There are also a huge number of pouches… big and small, all over the horse. Each of them looks completely unique and so amazingly detailed! <●><●>


Having a figma ride on top should give everyone a good feeling for the size!


Of course the Blind Cowboy himself can also ride atop his steed!


threeA products are a treat for the eyes, but they’re also amazing to touch and feel all the different textures! ♪


The rough cloth, the brawny muscles on the ghost horse, the details on the belt, and the amazing worn-out look of his clothes… everything is made with the utmost details and care!

Dead Equine Super Set!


Shipping out from GSC on the 17th October!

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Also take note that tomorrow the 9th October is the deadline for these three products!! (`・ω・´)

Asuna -Knights of the Blood ver.-


Nendoroid Chris Yukine


Nendoroid Kuroko Shirai

You have until the 9th October at 21:00JST to preorder these products!
Don’t miss out!!

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/Kahotan’s Inner Voice\

  ∧_∧
  (  =ω=)   .。0(“I was a little nervous to review a threeA product…
 ( ∪ ∪             but it was actually really fun!”)
 と_)__)

I hope to see you all again tomorrow!

 
Planning Team / Kahotan
Twitter ID: gsc_kahotan

Let’s learn about ‘threeA’!

You might have seen something like this in the GSC site recently…

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     /   ⌒  ⌒ \    ”What are these they…?”
   /     (●)  (●) \
    |   、” ゙)(__人__)” )|   ___________
   \      。` ⌒゚:j´ /j゙~~| | |              |
__/          \  |__| | |              |
| | /   ,              \n||  | |              |
| | /   /         r.  ( こ) | |               |
| | | ⌒ ーnnn        |\(⊆ソ |_|___________|
 ̄ \__、(“二) ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄l二二l二二  _|_|__|_

I’m sure we have a couple of people wondering about that… but the truth is…

I’m really not too sure myself!
So today, we’re going to learn a little bit about them!

First up, what exactly is ‘threeA’?
If we take a look at the advert displayed at the last WonFes…

What is ‘threeA?

threeA is a company founded by world renown artist Ashley Wood and Kim Fung Wong. The company takes Ashley Wood’s creations and brings them to life by designing, developing and manufacturing everything from the actual model, the packaging, logo, setting and color scheme. Kim is in charge of the production at the company, which lets him be surrounded by the artistic wonders as much as he wants.

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Products released by the company are not limited to models however – they release models, printed goods and even apparel. The quality of their products it top notch – featuring illustrations done by Ashley Wood himself, a variety of models that create a wondrous setting and are sculpted down to the finest of details – creating very realistic robots that are painted to have a unique metallic feeling to them. They are truly models that even non-figure lovers are sure to admire. There are a number of series featuring all kinds of robots that all come with a wonderful nostalgic feeling behind them, and have a story to be told about them.

It’s something you need to experience for yourself to truly understand the wonders of threeA.


So simply put, the robots and characters designed by Ashley are made into a variety of figures!

By the way, Ashley has been involved in big names like the Metal Gear Solid game series!

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     /   ⌒  ⌒ \    ”Okay, so what kind of setting are these robots in?”
   /    ( ●)  (●) \
    |   、” ゙)(__人__) )|    ___________
   \      。` ||||==(⌒)ー、| |              |
__/         ||||    \  〉| |              |
| | /    ,  | ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄| ̄ ̄ | |              |
| | /   /   ヽ回回回回レ     | |               |
| | | ⌒ ーnnn.ヽ___/     |_|__________|
 ̄ \__、(“二) └─┘ ̄l二二l二二  _|_|__|_
WWR (World War Robot)

WWR is a graphic novel series illustrated by Ashley Wood, and written by Ashley Wood and TP Louise, which tells the story of a fictitious war called the ‘Great War’ that took place between 1980 and 1990.

– Story (wiki extract)
The Great War takes place between multiple different factions; the most obvious are the Martians, humans who have left Earth and settled on Mars seeking refuge, and the Terrans those who remain on Earth and seek to subdue the Martians to their fanatic religious ideals with violent means. Both sides utilize warbots in their ongoing conflict. Most of these are manufactured by Darwin Rothchild, but there has also been mention of Hobson and Dolch, a competitor of Rothchild (Corporation). Further factions within the war include N.O.M. and M.O.D.. Due to the storytelling format that Ashley Wood and TP Louise have closen, many plot details are left open to the imagination of fans as the story and universe is explored in greater depth with each book release.


So to summarize…
They are robots designed for combat!

So that explains why they all look so strong! The robots also each have their own teams!

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These yellow ones are part of the…

‘EMGY-TRG Emergency-Tactical Response Group’

Each of the robots are separated into teams like this and each team has their own roles to play. The yellow team focuses on dealing with emergencies such as civil disasters! They were also the team that was responsible for the Peaceday Massacre. (Peaceday are a pink team!)
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Each robot type has their own name, but my favorite has to be this one!

Square-chan!

(wiki Extract)
The Square, smallest of all robots designed by Rothchild and Co. Essentially an autonomous intelligence (allied troop position, enemy position, telemetry) gathering machine, the Square plays a pivotal part in all battlefields on both sides that Rothchild had to devise special empathy features on top of heavy armor to help lengthen their up-time in the field. Known as the “carnival effect”,


What a devious little robot!!

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     /_ノ ‘ ヽ_\
   / (≡)   (≡) \
  / ///(__人__)/// \   ”But it’s so cute I don’t mind if it tricks me!” 
  |     |r┬-|      |
  \      `ー’´     / 
  ノ           \

Really! Its just so adorable!
With such a cute little face how could you not trust it!? Devious indeed!

I had heard of WWR quite a while ago but I had never really looked into it very much… but ever since I heard about the setting and saw Square-chan I’ve fallen in love… unfortunately Square-chan is the ONLY robot I know, so I think I’m going to have to study up on a few more of the robots names… 😛

Also, today’s post really is just on my understanding of the WWR world!
I might have got some information wrong… and the WWR fans are going to come and get me… if that’s the case, I’m sorry! ^^;

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By the way!

I borrowed this photo from BRS’s original creator, huke!
These little ones are all his own figures!

Those of you who follow them on twitter will probably already know, but huke and Asai-san both apparently have very impressive collections of WWR modesl! As for me… I’m really liking the white ‘Medic’ team… the white Square-chan is just so adorable… he’s like a little first-aid kit!! 😛

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Right, so now we have at least got an idea about the WWR world!
Tomorrow I’m going to take a look at this ARMSTRONG model!

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/    (●)゛ (●)  \
|  ∪ (__人__)  |  
/     ∩ノ ⊃  /
(  \ / _ノ |  |   
.\ “  /__|  |  

R-Right! This’ll be my first time reviewing a figure like this, but I’ll do my best!
I wonder what kind of things this robot does…?

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

 
 
 
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