Saturday, 27 September 2014

Haruhi Figma: Haruhi Suzumiya Kyouya Ver. (#77)

I'm back with another Figma review! This time it's Haruhi Suzumiya from the anime series: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.

I must admit that I only watched the anime because I felt like collecting more Figmas. I didn't like it at first because the episodes were not shown in chronological order and it confused the crap out of me. But I'm glad I stuck through the entire series because eventually everything made sense.

If you plan on watching the anime, my advice is to stick to the original broadcast order. It'll be confusing at the start but trust me it'll be worth it! Not watching the series in chronological order gives it a different build up towards the last episode. Kinda like the way Star Wars was shown!

I got a pretty good deal for this Figma. It was brand new, unopened and costed me only 28 USD! However, I was a little disappointed with this one because..

#1  Haruhi's stand came with badly rusted screws even though it was brand new and sealed. Thankfully, I managed to find a tutorial on how to replace them since they don't sell the stands separately

#2  There was a spot on the short hair piece whereby the paint had come off so I decided to cover it with pastels. I used Mr. Super Clear Flat to seal it but I have no idea why it ended up giving her hair piece a glossy finish. The glossy finish bothers me a little because that's how a fake Figma looks like :\

#3  Her front fringe piece keeps falling off

At first I thought she could be a fake because her hair pieces aren't in the same colour throughout and her joints were obviously lighter in color than her skin part. But her box came with the authencity seal and her legs didn't look weird like this fake Mikuru Asahina Cheerleader Figma.

Flaws aside, she's really nice to take pictures of:

She comes with a functional sleeping bag (as seen in the anime) as well as a sleeping face-plate:

And lastly, she also comes with 5 extra pairs of hands and an extra face-plate for Nagato Yuki!

Overall, this is a really fun Figma to have despite the minor flaws. Hopefully I'll have better luck with my next Figma purchase!


  1. You are right to worry about having a fake as this series particularly around the release of this figure years back there was fake and I have seen those. The box (as I didn't get to open the toy) was very poor in quality which by now would turn yellow.

    1. From what I've read on other toy blogs on how to identify if a Figma is real or fake, the fakes seem to be of really bad quality. My Haruhi Figma didn't seem that bad in comparison, though I do feel that the K-ON ones are alot better made ><

    2. Yes I agree K-ON! are better made. And to think they took so long to re-visit haruhi suzumiya

  2. I'm still fascinated by those face plates. It's a fantastic idea! :D She's really beautiful, but I'm sorry to hear about the trouble :(.

    1. Yes! That's the reason why I started collecting Figmas! They're alot more fun than regular action figures :3

  3. Very cool, I like the face plates too! And the little handbag she has! :))))