Saturday, 25 June 2011

Macross Armoured Valkyrie 1:100

Another battered old model (The four head lasers snapped off millennia ago). It's the 'Armoured Valkyrie' version of the VF-1S 'Roy Fokker Special' from the hit Anime Macross. It's a dated series, but I decided to learn Japanese after purchasing Macross Perfect Memory - the amount of background detail these guys put into the world is amazing.

Not much animation in the figure, single joint arms and legs. The head should twist, I think.

An imposing machine in a 15mm game!

Ah yes, there's his head moving.

The front plate contains a missile launcher in the show

Fokker, SMASH.

The whole machine transforms to a spacefighter - you can see the wings tucked away under that huge backpack.

Looks like he's about to blow.

Full-on hand-painted knee-insignia hyphenated-action!

There it is! The one they've all been waiting for, Brian. It's the money shot!

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