All the recent events and Golden Week have come to an end!
But that said… WonFes is in just two and a half months, and preparations for that have to start now!
This it he desk of Otanaka from the planning team. He already seems to be a lot less space than normal… just look at that huge wall of documents on the right! Someone needs to clean it up before the Titans come and knock it over! :P
Anyway, today I’ll be taking a look at this prototype I found on his desk!
From Macross Frontier:
Nendoroid Sheryl Nome!
|From the anime ‘Macross Frontier’ comes a Nendoroid of one of the heroines, Sheryl Nome! The Nendoroid is based on the outfit seen in one of the opening themes as well as in the final episode, where she is dressed shining on stage as the ‘Songstress of the Galaxy’. She even comes with stage parts which can be used together with her standard base.
The famous outfit from the ‘Lion’ opening song! Σ(ﾟ∀ﾟ*)
Just by looking at her I can hear her saying “Listen to my song!”.
This Sheryl first debuted back as an unpainted prototype during February’s WonFes, and now she’s coming up for preorder just after Max Factory’s 1/7th scale figure! (`･ω･´)
This is how she looks from the back!
Sheryl has lovely strawberry blond hair which looks stunning in Nendoroid size!! I really don’t think the photos really do her hair justice – you need to see it for yourself!!
The large ribbon around her hips is definitely one of the highlights of her ‘Lion’ outfit, and the bottom sections are even posable, meaning you can pose her in all the dynamic poses she took while singing the song! ヽ(ﾟ∀ﾟ)ﾉ
She wouldn’t be a songstress without a mike!
The golden mike that she uses in the series definitely has a very unique design, and the shape and color have been carefully recreated in Nendo size! You can also see she comes with a bent arm and bent leg, which allows for even more posing variety!! Not to mention there are bent arms and legs for both left and right sides! (｀・ω・´)b
Also, the wrist section of the hand holding the mike can be switched out, in case you’d rather display her without the mike!
Stage parts that connect onto the base!
This special platform helps you to recreate the setting of the final episode – the deck of the ‘Battle Frontier’ space ship! It simply connects onto any standard Nendoroid stand, so it’s also super easy to use! Plus it’s not too big, but still adds a bit of a dioramic effect to the display!
I’ll continue the review with Sheryl standing on this instead! (・ω・)ノ
One of her expressions is a shouting face!
Here we have Sheryl singing to her heart’s content!! Before this I’ve been using her standard ‘smiling’ face, which does suit the cute Nendoroid design nicely… but seeing Sheryl singing like this with a more serious expression is also so amazing… （*´∀｀*）
Plus if you combine it with the extended left arm you can create this really dynamic looking pose!!
Her earrings have a metallic paint coat!
It’s a little hard to see as her hair is covering them up for the most part, but you can still see that the earring has a metallic, shiny look to it! It seems the earrings were not only important to Sheryl, but also important to the production team!! o(｀ω´*)o
In the previous photo you saw she had her arm out to the side… but if you prefer you can also have her arm out forward like this! There are so many different ways to pose her!! Otanaka thought of everything!!
She also comes with a more gentle singing expression!
This expression has her eyes closed as she continues to sing… it’s such a touching expression! Even in chibi Nendoroid form, I really think the detail and emotion shown on this expression is outstanding!
So from what I’ve I’ve shown today… there are an lovely set of expressions, multiple arm and leg parts as well as a special stage part! I’m confident fans of the series will be happy with this one! You can choose to just display her as is, or change around the parts to create your very own Sheryl! ヽ(ﾟ∀ﾟ)ﾉ
From Macross Frontier:
Nendoroid Sheryl Nome!
She’ll be up for preorder from tomorrow!!
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Ranka-chan’s scupt prototype!
The photo here is still in development so I can’t show too much! She’ll be much cuter soon, so I’ll just show off her back for today! :P
Although… she’s already super adorable!!
I can’t wait to be able to display the final versions of these two together!
Anyway… that’s all for today!
I hope to see you all again tomorrow!! (・∀・)ノ
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