Monday, May 27, 2013

figma To Aru Majutsu no Index Misaka Mikoto

First a quick note. Anime Matsuri is now on till 2 June 2013 at Funan Digitalife Mall main atrium level 1. I'll most likely be going during the weekend as that's when the more popular events and activities take place.
Right, here's a look at the figma To Aru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) Misaka Mikoto. The character first appeared in that series and has since been starring in her own titled To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (A Certain Scientific Railgun). Index and Railgun are two of my favourite series.

This figure is a limited edition figure which came with the PSP A Certain Magical Index fighting game.

For the benefit of those who are not familiar with the series. Misaka Mikoto is a Level 5 esper (5 being the highest esper ranking). She is an electromaster and has the ability to generate and control electricity. She attends Tokiwadai Middle School which is located in Academy City. Academy City is a technologically advanced city which studies students with powers and abilities. Mikoto's trademark move is to shoot charged coins at high speeds. It's through this she got her nickname, "Railgun".

There's nothing much I can say about this figure except that it's simply awesome. The likeness is spot on. She's wearing the Tokiwadai uniform. Her vest is made of a soft material so she still maintains torso articulation. Her skirt likewise is made of a soft material and it's also split at the sides which enables her to lift her legs. 

Her accessories include two additional faces, one with a serious expression and the other of shock and embarassment. Various interchangeable hands, of note one left and one right hand holding a coin and one holding a handphone. There's also school bag, an electricity effects piece and a base (not pictured). 

Mikoto loves cute things, especially Gekota (frog character) merchandise. She carries a Gekota handphone. It's got great detail, the keypad is sculpted on.

Her school bag is mostly black with some silver detail. You'll notice that there's Gekota strap attached to it. Very nice.

Whenever Mikoto uses her abiltiy electricity would be seen around her. I would have liked if she came with more than just the one effects piece. Maybe a tiny bit to stick out from her head to show her annoyance.

The articulation is great as you would expect from a figma figure.

The guy in the images is Touma Kamijo. He's classified as a Level 0 but in actual fact has an ability in his right hand, and that is to negate all other abilities be it magical or science based. This ability is called the Imagine Breaker. During their first encounter, he fully blocked Mikoto's attacks. Mikoto would hence constantly seek him out to challenge him. The two would become friends and she would later develope feelings for him.

A great figure. Thanks for viewing!


deSMOnd said...

i love to see your pictures with lots of great poses..a nice and articulated figure...

Jason said...