Shikaruna Koubo Database- updated 2/18/12

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  1. Mutonismyfriend

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    While its undoubtably a quality piece of work - I much prefer a "toy-like" quality to my vinyls - this reminds me of a Medicom VCD, or X-plus. It would also look wierdly at odds with pretty much anyting else in my collection.
     
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    Agreed.

    Buuuut...as stated before, this is a licensed toy from a movie. I'm sure it had to be rendered in a particular way to satisfy the licensors. 'Sides, a lot of Shikaruna toys have a very "realistic" flavor to 'em. Anyway, I think this toy is more for fans of the movie or Haraguchi in general than for us average vinyl collectors.
     
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    Ah yes Poseidon was one of their earlier releases. Completely forgot about that guy.

    Also for anyone that is trying to obtain that Death Kappa. Grumble Toys just added it up for pre-orders if you are interested.
     
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    agreed. anyway for a totally crazy company like shikaruna that does weirdest
    monsters again and again, seems like waste of time to do realistic figures.
    but then never doubt they could if they wanted. kappa looking totally perfect.
    not to forget its probably quite an honour for shikaruna being asked to do licensed figures,
    remember koji saying so in an interview in terms of collab with coca cola.
     
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    Lulubell x Shikaruna pair just dropped!

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    looking forward to these, especially the chiwos!
     
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    I am so out of the loop right now....took a toy sabbatical.
    Were there any lucky bags from SK this year?
    can anybody shed some light?

    thanks in advance! ^^
     
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    Anyone have news on when the Death Kappas will be ready for release?
    I'm Anxiously waiting.
     
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    yup, they're on pre-order at grumble. should be out soon?
     
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    And here is Type A.

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    beautiful find akum6n. is the base vinyl yellow or flesh?
     
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    Wow Daniel where did you find him? Well now that you have him in hand and took great shots I no longer need to rack my brain for pics of this guy online (that I know i saw a long time ago).
     
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    Yellow- same as the normal release.
     
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    Was anyone able to get the little Hunchback train station attendant exclusive or the Wonder Fest vinyl windmill home for Kappa-sama? If so i would appreciate seeing photos of it. Thanks! :D

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    Shikaruna Koubou Kappa-sama by chimply kaiju
     
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    Here's hunchy!

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    Haha I like that hunchback. Thanks for the photo Paul!
     
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    How did one go about getting the hunchback? Was it a show exclusive like the windmill?
     
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    I think it was a bonus for members.
     
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    Hunchback is great! Wish they sold him separately, I'd pick him up. Here is another pic I found online:
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    For any of the Garumega collectors, can you help shed some light on this guy? Just picked him up from YJA and couldn't really figure out the edition or if it was a hand-paint. Tried to take as many angles as I could to show the colorway. Thanks for any help.

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    ^^ wow, that one is gorgeous
     
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    Looks like a one off to me. Perhaps post the header card and maybe one of our expert kanji readers could shed some light?
     
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    Thanks guys! Unfortunately, there's no header card :(

    Title:
    ソフビ、ガルメガ、シカルナ工房、パチモン 30センチ
    Google Translation:
    Soft Vinyl, mega Galle, Shikaruna workshop, Pati Mon 30 cm

    The only description was:
    "シカルナ工房製。本体のみ。塗装スレが少しあります。
    本体のサイズは約30センチです。"
    Google Translated:
    "Shikaruna studio made​​. Body only. [Sure] there are a few paint.
    Body size is about 30 centimeters."

    The rest of the info was all shipping and payment details.
     
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    I saw that listing on YJA as well. I'm not sure where it came from. Green vinyl was used only once with Garumega, for the second release back in 2007.

    I've seen a normal release and an SP version, but neither matches this one. It is probably a one-off or a second SP version from around that time.
     
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    akum6n: thanks for the details. sorry for my lack of knowledge, but can you clarify what the "SP" version is? i actually have the green with gold/bronze paint also and i'm pretty sure that was a normal release based on the header.
     

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