Vocaloid


Like nearly all my figure reviews, this one is really late, which is a shame because there are already quite a few reviews of this particular figma incarnation of the digital diva. Things kept coming up, time kept getting short, but dammit I’d already decided to review her so review her I shall.
So here we go, figma’s milestone 200th product, also known as ‘Miku figma 2013’.

Oh Miku, how you’ve grown.

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We’re over 2 months late with this review, so let’s get a move on shall we?
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Guess what today is! It’s Moeronpan’s 4th anniversary! I was actually really surprised when I saw the notification. This blog started as a way for me to procrastinate during my university years. Since then, I’ve invited Ariana to join me, graduated, started a dumb webcomic, moved to Japan, started working full-time, and fallen in and out of various fandoms (remember when I used to blog Hetalia all the damn time? Remember my Vocaloid PVposts? Vocaloid is still one of my main fandoms though (…hence this review of course) but man is it hard to keep up with). And, of course, ran out of a lot of free time which makes blogging series really difficult for me. I don’t want to quit Moeronpan, and doing the anime seasons First Impressions is still a lot of fun for me, for better or worse. But, don’t worry! Even though I didn’t blog anything this season again, there are some shows I am definitely taking on next season, including one I’ll be co-blogging with Ariana.
That has nothing to do with this review, I just thought some kind of mini-speech was in order considering this milestone. I’ve heard that the average lifespan of an anime review blog is two years, but we’ve passed that twice, even if we’re not the most jam-packed review blog out there (which is my fault. I’m really grateful for Ariana’s content).

And so, on to the really overdue review for the Gumi nendoroid.

Such a bright and energetic box too!

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Hey everyone, it’s that reviewer that can’t even keep up with a weekly 3 minute series! But at least I can still get my figure reviews done(if getting them done months after the figure comes out counts as ‘getting them done’). But in my absence I got a new camera, plus wordpress seems to have gone all weird and won’t let me put captions on pictures but I’m sure you can live without those.

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Hey everyone! I’m actually alive, believe it or not! (which shouldn’t be too surprising for anyone who follows my tumblr). I havent had time to review anything (or even really watch anything) because of moving to Japan and all but I took all the photos for this review before I left Australia and decided to assemble the review here when I got some decent time. This review really should have been done months ago,this figure was released at the end of January… but… oh well.

Tada!

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Man it’s been a while since I’ve managed to get a figure review in; despite the fact that I have two earlier released figures I still havent reviewed, not to mention the 2nd Hetalia One Coin figure set (which are currently shipping so expect a review for them in a week or so).

She has a much bigger box than my previous figmas.

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Nico Video seems to have been hit with a sudden wave of Awesome in the past two weeks, and a notable spike in GUMI PVs as well (never mind that her birthday was over a week before this…). This post has more videos than normal because of this…but also because this will be the last PV post for a few months due to me going back to university and limited internet and all that.
In vaguely-related-to-Vocaloid news, the Black Rock Shooter OVA is out and people have started to blog about it, it seems. I won’t get my copy for a little while longer (I’m getting the issue of Animedia it comes free with, which ships a bit later than the other two magazines it’s with) but I’ll be reviewing it. Provided I can tear myself away from Project Diva 2nd.
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