Elwing 1/8 Scale (Kotobukiya)

I’ve decided to do “Elwing 1/8 Scale”‘s review 1st, since she’s quite easy to do a review on ^^;


Anyway, Elwing was released not long ago, atleast officially, on June 18th, 2008. To tell the truth, I can’t really keep up with Elwing’s release date~XD Originally she was scheduled for June 24th release, and then all of a sudden, I saw a post that someone already gotten her on the 12th ( > _ < ); So yeah, quite confusing ^^;

Elwing is my 2nd Kotobukiya figure and also the 1st of Kotobukiya’s Shining series figure that I have. I think Elwing is the 5th to be released from the series. My first impression of the figure is…Wow~XD I can assure you that the figure itself is much-much better than those preview images that you saw on the net. The sculpting and the paint job is amazing, and I personally like the “Wings” on her head. They’re skillfully sculpted.

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The skirt can be casted off, and the figure also comes with her Bow.

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Just some warning. Please be careful when handling her Bow. The Bow String is made out of a Super Thin String-Like Plastic. I almost snapped the string when taking it out of the box ( > _ < ); Also, the figure itself is already screwed to the base stand. So be careful when removing her from the box.

Anyway, let’s the photos do the talk ^^

(Right Click on Images, and choose “Open Image” for higher resolutions)

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Close up~

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Close up of the details~

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Base Stand~

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No skirt on~

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Underskirt view ^^;~

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That ends my Elwing‘s preview ^^ Hopefully Chuchu Astram is next, because she’s been long overdue ^^; Look forward to it~( ^ _ ^ )/

You can also view another great review of Elwing at Foo-Bar-Baz


12 Responses to “Elwing 1/8 Scale (Kotobukiya)”

  1. razk Says:

    wow what a sweet figure, and now i am blaming u for making me order this figure!!!

  2. najica Says:

    Nice figure & review ^^ Might i ask what camera you are using?

  3. James Says:

    Awesome fig , i need her 😦

    Great pics , you surely did a lot ^^

  4. Rokku Says:

    Cool figure, i want!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. optic Says:

    I agree, the detail on the wings are amazing. ^^
    Great review as always. ^^d

  6. wcloudxkumo Says:


    Welcome ( ^ _ ^ )

    I’ll take that as a compliment~XD


    Welcome ( ^ _ ^ )

    Thx ^^ All photos were taken using Nikon D40 ^^


    Thx ^^

    Yeah, the figure itself is much more amazing to see it in person.




    Thx ^^

    Yeah, love the wings~^^

  7. Mizunaga Says:

    Woah! The details on her wings! Fantastic!

  8. meronpan Says:

    damn that looks excellent. haven’t played/seen any of the shining stuff and yet i’m developing this urge to collect all the figures ^^;

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