“Luffy-sama will you really take me out of this place ?”
I have an
“intense” crush” for anime mermaids..I don’t know why but I just totally love everything about them and our dear cry baby Fish Island Princess is one of them of course. And so today she will be on my spotlight ! And I’m sorry for my beaten up box lol since I already have her like a year ago. She comes with an extra worried face plate and arms, a wide base, support stand, a sea bottom background (cardboard), 4 speech bubbles in kawaii colors, and Megalo her adorable shark buddy.The base is not necessarily needed in my opinion because she can perfectly balance on her own and also with the help of her arms..the way it was positioned. Though I hope in the future that Bandai could at least be more creative with their bases especially to characters who have significant features. Like say with Shirahoshi, since she is a mermaid and a princess at the same time, they could have at least make use of Giant clam shell as base or whatever sea related things that could make the figure more cute and attractive.
But here’s the thing when you don’t put her on the base..she will obviously accumulate all the dirt in whatever surface you place her. But since it’s easy to clean up pvc dust so we don’t have to worry much actually.
Now onto her paint job. Well what can I say.. there have been a lot of complaints as far as I’m concerned. Shirahoshi could use a better paint job over all especially with the gradients in her hair because the princess has a gorgeous hair I must say, also with her tail and skin. A lot of staining are quite noticeable. But since it’s Chibi Arts.. maybe we really can’t expect much. Moving on with her face… a closer look on it. Well her face plates so far seems to be in a brighter side of the job painting. I love the colors on her eyes and the blushes on both face plates. Even the worried expressions is just d’awwww. . .See some stainings on her arm and belly .. ( ﾟдﾟ)
Now looking into Megalo the kawaii shark who wears a red tee with a star drawing. Even Megalo has some paint job issues with his teeth and gums most especially. And they look perfectly cute together ..Megalo fits snugly under her arm｡:ﾟ*+;(●´･д･`●);+*ﾟ:｡
The colorful speech bubbles which I need someone to translate it for me. Anyone please :;(∩´﹏`∩);:
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Update on the translations~~ Thank You Gangrelion and someone from reddit for helping out, check out the comment box~!
Light Pink : “I’m called Shirahoshi”
Dark Blue : ” You’re not my type”
Dark Pink : “Luffy-sama!”
Light Blue : “Please Megalo” or “I’m counting on you Megalo”What are you saying princess ??? ! Σ（ﾟдﾟlll）Megalo stares into her troubled face! But No worries Luffy comes to the rescue whatever the problem is with his.. meat ? .. and Megalo seems to be after it lol (｡´╹A╹｀｡)Chibi Shirahoshi versus Giant Shirahoshi ! Chibi Shirahoshi is hyped and inspired into working hard on growing up just like that.. a full grown beautiful Mermaid !
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Now overall I think this Chibi Arts is still cute despite the issues with the paint job and stainings. It’s not like an uncommon problems with PVC anyways. Though for a “Chibi” version this one is quite huge in terms of displaying her with the other Chibis but it’s a minor thing so we can just set aside that. And also Chibi Arts head is interchangeable with GSC Nendoroids so you will have a Mermaid version of everyone! So I’d conclude that I am still happy with this figure and I hope you like her too ! 🙂Till next post again guys and thank you for today ~~ Bye bye (๑´•ω • `๑)