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Title: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Maiku on June 03, 2008, 07:04:46 PM
I figured you guys might be interested.

http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10072368

Looks awesome to me.  I wish I knew how big it was.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Grovel on June 03, 2008, 07:32:30 PM
Wow! Looks awesome as you say, would be nice to know the scale - but I would like one whatever the size.

Edit : Just found one on Ebay for pre-order and it states the size is 26cm
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Uriel on June 04, 2008, 12:20:24 AM
There had been some in the past, I think.

But this one is a nice looking figure. I wouldn't buy it, but I can appreciate the atmosphere of it. Why SquareEnix is producing it is beyond me, though...
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Maiku on June 04, 2008, 01:43:10 PM
Why SquareEnix is producing it is beyond me, though...

No reason their production arm can't make stuff for other people.

DC Direct, DC comics owned figure company, makes Warcraft toys.  Go figure
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Uriel on June 04, 2008, 02:43:29 PM
I suppose that makes a little sense...

The horrible concept of this happening was on my mind for a moment:

(http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/8926/bravefencervagabondxp8.jpg)

The "Blue" Phophecy is upon us, Gentlemen. Will you cower from it, or hear the call from the higher power?
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on June 04, 2008, 08:46:52 PM
Egads! :isidro:








Nice work though, it looks more like Musashi than the statue. =)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Walter on June 05, 2008, 05:18:25 PM
Really, this is a pretty crappy statue given the awesome scenes from the series this could have been done in. This is just a generic "smelling my armpits and you cant see" Mushi.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: TheBranded1 on January 25, 2009, 10:52:57 PM
I was on the animenation page and found they have a Sasaki Kojiro statue on pre-order. It's suppose to arrive in June

here's the link if you want more info.http://www.animenation.com/662248808512.html (http://www.animenation.com/662248808512.html)

   

                                                          (http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/animenation_2038_450716086)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Walter on January 25, 2009, 10:54:26 PM
Heheh, he's got the stick too. Very cool touch.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: TheBranded1 on February 09, 2009, 06:02:18 PM
Found another site that has the Seijuro statue on pre-order for $170.99

(http://www.animewild.com/images/res/lrg/662248808345381_550.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on February 13, 2009, 07:22:52 PM
The Sasaki Kojiro statue is particularly beautiful and impressive.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 17, 2009, 11:49:15 AM
New statue!

(http://mulan-shop.com/vagabond/image03.jpg)

Link: http://mulan-shop.com/vagabond/eindex.html
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: TheBranded1 on October 17, 2009, 02:25:24 PM


It looks pretty good! Too bad I don't have the funds to get any at the moment.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Walter on October 17, 2009, 02:37:42 PM
Looks good. Better than the previous Musashi statue. Though this one looks a little, I dunno, clumpy?
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 19, 2009, 11:59:47 PM
Fewture has a line of Vagabond action figures, and they don't look so bad.

(http://img205.imageshack.us/img205/3250/vagabondbaikenfigzj2.jpg)
Actually, this one looks pretty awesome!

(http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/7466/lotimg15182.jpg)
Whoa, this one too!
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: slan69 on October 20, 2009, 12:11:21 AM
Damn now these are what I call good looking action figures, they have pretty accurate facial feature's which is something I like to look for in an action figure. I will definitely be getting these if I can find them so if anyone here in the Inn passes one of these by somewhere tell me please. :guts:


Here is another Vagabond statue of Sasaki Kojiro that they are just releasing now. It looks better than the first one they made of Kojiro in my opinion.
http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10091099


(http://i600.photobucket.com/albums/tt90/slan69/10091099a.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on October 20, 2009, 12:19:54 AM
For the most part they seem expensive on eBay:

Musashi for 59.95:


http://cgi.ebay.com/MUSASHI-2-Vagabond-Series-4-Fewture-2003_W0QQitemZ230385725467QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item35a40f301b


Baiken for 34.98:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Vagabond-Samurai-Action-Figure-5-Baiken_W0QQitemZ370264982969QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item56358345b9


From the Baiken seller, Baiken and Musashi for $79.00:

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-Fewture-Vagabond-Action-Figures-Musashi-2-Baiken_W0QQitemZ370262112445QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item56355778bd


And compared to those, In'ei for an absolute  bargain at $9.95:

http://cgi.ebay.com/FEWTURE-Vagabond-Action-Figure-Series-3-INEI-NEW_W0QQitemZ200387349968QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item2ea8044dd0


Found Inshun and Baiken here as well, for more reasonable prices:

http://www.animecornerstore.com/vafi.html


Musashi and Baiken are also on amazon, same pricing as ebay though:

http://www.amazon.com/Vagabond-Action-Figures-Musashi-Baiken/dp/B001AN2PYA
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 20, 2009, 12:28:40 AM
You can also type バガボンド on Yahoo! Japan Auctions to find some, but they're pretty expensive, too.

This Musashi I found is younger than the one fighting Baiken from that guy on eBay, and only has a wooden sword:

http://page17.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/v117805639

Man, these boxes look very nice:
(http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/4898/529x6002009083000031.jpg)

If you guys find more of these, please post them. If there's In'ei, there's probably more.  :serpico:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on October 20, 2009, 12:44:56 AM
Yeah, I've found five so far and previously posted about them in the open merchandise thread:

Yeah, there's also some action figures that are pretty cool. I believe it's Takezo, In'ei, Inshun, Musashi, and Baiken, at least those are the five I know of.

Though it they're actually numbered #1. Takezo, #2. Inshun, #3. In'ei, #4. Musashi, #5. Baiken.
No Takuan or Sekishusai? What a ripoff. :carcus:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 20, 2009, 10:10:14 AM
Yeah, I've found five so far and previously posted about them in the open merchandise thread

Oh, sorry I didn't search before.

Though it they're actually numbered #1. Takezo, #2. Inshun, #3. In'ei, #4. Musashi, #5. Baiken.
No Takuan or Sekishusai? What a ripoff. :carcus:

Yeah, seems like they only released these five. It's very weird that they would make an In'ei action figure and not one of Seijuro, Denshichiro and, as you said, Takuan. I'd also be surprised by a Sekishusai. Not that they shouldn't release the old men, but come on! If I wanna play with my action figures, I want them to fight to the death!   :guts:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on October 20, 2009, 10:22:46 AM
Oh, sorry I didn't search before.

No problemo, reminds me that I need to officially update the thread with them.

Yeah, seems like they only released these five. It's very weird that they would make an In'ei action figure and not one of Seijuro, Denshichiro and, as you said, Takuan.

The only way I can make sense of it is that they might have been released starting with the Hozoin arc. That would explain why they made an old Takezo style Musashi, Inshun and In'ei for starters, then another Musashi as we've come to know him, and finally Baiken. Still, strange that more Yagyu or general figures like Otsu, Matahatchi, and Takuan weren't released between In'ei and Baiken though. Anyway, that's just a guess, they could have all come out at the same time for all I know.

I'd also be surprised by a Sekishusai. Not that they shouldn't release the old men, but come on! If I wanna play with my action figures, I want them to fight to the death! :guts:

Well, if they'd released a version with hair, it might've been more appropriate in that regard. Better yet, removable hair for pre and post retirement! :ganishka:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 21, 2009, 02:24:30 PM
(http://gyopi0.sakura.ne.jp/figyua-takuan0031.jpg)

 :SK:

http://gyopi0.sakura.ne.jp/figyua-takuan-top.htm
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on October 24, 2009, 08:40:18 AM
I added all the figures and statues to the Merchandise (http://www.skullknight.net/forum/index.php?topic=9971.0) section, which I'm planning to overhaul a bit next week.

BTW, where is that Takuan bust from, Eluvei, is it official?
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Eluvei on October 24, 2009, 11:33:28 AM
I'm pretty sure it's unofficial, I found it searching for more of those action figures. The guy who made it has a blog showing the creative process of his random anime statues: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/gyopi0919/
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Grovel on October 25, 2009, 06:28:12 PM
BTW, where is that Takuan bust from, Eluvei, is it official?

The Takuan bust was made by Megatech - if you go to Dereks site (www.berserkstatues.com) and go the the links page, the website is listed there - just go to the gallery - there is a (not so good) Musashi figure too.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on October 27, 2009, 07:42:42 AM
I'm pretty sure it's unofficial, I found it searching for more of those action figures. The guy who made it has a blog showing the creative process of his random anime statues: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/gyopi0919/
The Takuan bust was made by Megatech - if you go to Dereks site (www.berserkstatues.com) and go the the links page, the website is listed there - just go to the gallery - there is a (not so good) Musashi figure too.

Thanks for the info guys, I've got both in the Merchandise section (http://www.skullknight.net/forum/index.php?topic=9971.0) now!

Overhauled it a bit too, just added categories and moved stuff around. Right now I'm going through the painful process of cataloging all the old merchandise that was ever available at Inoue's shop at I.T. Planning so that I can upload them as well. So far I'm missing images of some t-shirts, an old promotional poster, and a damned zippo lighter (though I think I've identified what images they were from translations of the page). Here are the pages:

http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.itplanning.co.jp/shop.html# (http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.itplanning.co.jp/shop.html#)
Any help would be appreciated. :SK:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on August 13, 2010, 03:38:33 PM
I was left all of last week thinking about, and itching to get the Kojiro statue I'd seen at Midtown Comics, and I just couldn't get it off my mind! This Tuesday I got a call from KinoK about my YAnimal issue, and that's when I hit up Midtown Comics (2-3 blocks away), went inside, walked up to the statue cabinet, pointed out at Kojiro's statue and said "I want that one" and in less than 5 minutes I was out of the store, real happy :ganishka:. I opened it up last night ...

Love the art on the cover of the box
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3294.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3295.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3296.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3297.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3298.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3299.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3301.jpg)

The detail is pretty good
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3303.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3306.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3307.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3308.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3309.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3318.jpg)

Face is pretty as it is in the manga, I would've liked it to be a bit livelier (color wise) ... but the flowing hair is perfect imo.
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3312.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3313.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3314.jpg)
(http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/Piraanchhoga/Otakon%202010/Figures/IMG_3317.jpg)

It was listed at $200.00 plus tax.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on August 19, 2010, 08:00:35 PM
That's my favorite of all the statues I've seen, I just think it looks the most accurate and really sort of captures the essence or presence of Kojiro. Thanks for the detailed pictures.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Antis@b on October 18, 2010, 02:49:07 PM
New statue!

(http://mulan-shop.com/vagabond/image03.jpg)

Link: http://mulan-shop.com/vagabond/eindex.html

Hello there!  :serpico:

Anyone knows where we can find this one, except from mulan-shop? Did somebody order one from this website?

There was one on HLJ but it was sold out before i can grab it... =(
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on April 14, 2011, 03:53:39 AM
^ hey man, I'm not sure where you could find it at a physical store but try a Kinokuniya if you have access to one. A few weeks ago I decided to buy this very same statue and I'd been seeing it every time I visited the Kinokuniya close to me. I learnt that the statue they had was only for display (was chipped in a few spots) and they ordered it from Japan, took 2-3 weeks and voila ...

again, the box is so good ...

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6328.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6326.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6338.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6341.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6343.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6346.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6347.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6353.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6356.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6360.jpg)
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Statues%20and%20Figures/IMG_6373.jpg)

The pictures I took with flash kinda bring out the color and detail a lot better. I was honestly impressed ... it was expensive no doubt, but soooo worth it.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on February 27, 2013, 08:19:21 PM
Just found out about a new kit released at WF 2013 and it seems to be around the $220 - 300 range depending on the seller, unpainted. Read an unofficial description and it's 30 cms high. It's based off this art page from Inoue - http://www.skullknight.net/forum/index.php?topic=11028.msg208398#msg208398

I'm hoping to pick it up somehow! Assembly looks COMPLICATED AS HELL =_=

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/V1_zpse495db51.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/V2_zpsda03bb2a.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Walter on February 27, 2013, 09:09:58 PM
(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/V1_zpse495db51.jpg)
That looks pretty excellent to me. If it's a kit though, I imagine it would require quite a bit of skill in painting to replicate that.  :magni:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on February 28, 2013, 01:25:35 AM
You're absolutely right, it'll all depend on the guy painting the kit and he also has a daunting task to put his hair together or glue it in seamlessly! This's one of the best looking kits to have come out. It'll be very interesting to see this colored differently - dark hair (not purplish) dark eyebrows and beard, darker skin tone with that non-plastic~y look like you see in the picture.

Btw, I just found this and it's a damn good scale!

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/V3_zpsa1b333f6.jpg)

EDIT

Found another PVC made by Jun Planning, unfortunately the company I'm told went out of business in 2009. The scale is impressive - 18cm x 49cm x 18cm. Can be found online for 18,900 Yen (or more) plus shipping. Below pictures aren't mine but I expect to receive it in April and will update with those pictures.

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Vv4_zps7ad3bcb8.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Vv2_zps93692a06.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Vv1_zps6f46c1ad.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Vv3_zps05fe0a1e.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on June 22, 2013, 05:14:48 PM
Finally got a chance to bring some packages home from work,
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on June 22, 2013, 05:33:24 PM
Finally got around bringing some packages home and unboxed them.

These sandals were produced by Inoue Takehiko and they're pretty neat. I can think of two ways of wearing them, one with the tie at the back of my foot and the other on top, don't know which is the right way though! Help heh. Nice touch of the bird eeeehhh ...

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_122713_zps2798ea5d.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/1e66d9fa-ed90-4611-a393-1ba35f1163ae_zps970a8892.jpg)

I'd never picked up dolls before but they're pretty similar to the Akira ones I have, so making them stand, etc. was slightly challenging. Here's the first doll Open Hair Mushi as I call him. I like

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_123308_zps10a81db6.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_123344_zpscc43f701.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_123500_zps0451a97c.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_131024_zps1279407e.jpg)

And here's another one, Closed Hair Mushi. He came with more attachments like the bandanna, sword and that design-cloth-thing I can't figure what it's for yet.

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_133034_zps8f878d16.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_133050_zps6fd7b88b.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_133257_zps9b982a82.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_133319_zpsb28f3316.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_135358_zpscc75414e.jpg)

Now comparing both dolls ...

Open Hair Mushi: the doll fixtures are better here and they help switching with positions/ poses nicely, clothes fit better.

Closed Hair Mushi: better looking darker complexioned face with more detail on the hair because it's not that sikly fake hair (so it can be molded to anything), doll fixtures are a pain to deal with and they pop out every time I try to chance direction of a body part, measurements on the clothes are off (fit big on him).

What do you guys think?

Got a hold of this guy and the box is HUGE, he's just wow ... tall. Anyone buying this should be careful of the material of his clothes because the product's old and it can crack easily. I might buy another one just to play it safe, if anything were to happen to this one.

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_134330_zps4f972943.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_134607_zps67874ec0.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_134620_zps89d782d5.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/20130622_134706_zps902ba8ae.jpg)

I've temporarily placed both dolls in the Berserk cabinet because I didn't want them lying around or falling down every time my tower fan spun in their direction haha #ohthehorrorifthathappened#. I also picked up that kit I posted above and hopefully, someday, I can get it painted and can display it.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on July 02, 2013, 07:37:48 PM
Saw this Yagyu kit by Heavy Gauge on YJA over the weekend and won it at auction. The original cost on the label says 12,000 Yen, my win was at a premium price unfortunately but I'm excited none the less because I haven't seen it before! The scale's disappointing, upon inquiry I was told "The figure part is about 9 cm tall and the base height is about 10 cm tall. I don't think I own any kit by Heavy Gauge but a kit-connoisseur on SK.Net said they're known for good quality kits, so I'm really excited.

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/HeavyGuage-Yagyu1_zps48f9e75a.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/HeavyGuage-Yagyu2_zpsc4510056.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/HeavyGuage-Yagyu3_zpsf4048f60.jpg)

Can someone help please with the translation of that text that's on the stump? Thanks!
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Walter on July 02, 2013, 08:56:44 PM
Can someone help please with the translation of that text that's on the stump? Thanks!
I can just make out the kanji for heaven (天), so it's likely "My sword is one with the heavens."
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on July 03, 2013, 02:28:00 PM
#goosebumps# How cool is that?!! Thanks a lot, Walter.

I'll keep you guys posted on updates on this kit (post painted by the end of the year hopefully) or the other ones I find/ own but have to get painted at some point.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on August 08, 2013, 01:06:29 AM
After months and months of looking, I finally found a place where the Yoshioka Seijuro statue was available and grabbed it instantly. Couldn't believe it. Hasn't shown up on YJA since early '12. I've noticed it being out of stock everywhere (usually shows up as being listed but unavailable), so I was anxious and worried I might get an email to say the site was sorry that they didn't have the item in stock, something that's happened to a dear friend unfortunately. No email received day after day. Finally this Monday I received an email telling me they were processing the order, PHEW, felt like a huge weight had been lifted off my shoulders. Do I post about how excited I was? No, not yet haha. Paranoid me was hoping this wasn't just a mistake, an oversight on the site's behalf. Luckily I got the statue late this evening. Super stoked, I came running home to un-box and enjoy it. I've got to say, it's my favorite among the three I now own. Maybe that's an excited overjoyed me doing the talking, but it really is fun to stare at (like typing n posting about it, I've shifted my gaze toward the statue a few times : p)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_210732_zpsd28e970f.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_211844_zps88485790.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_211911_zpsacf0f8cf.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_211937_zps9dc32f46.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_211949_zps92d6cde2.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_212020_zps97f00579.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_212047_zps3cc8ac2e.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_212220_zps894c4284.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_212154_zpsc15d8a71.jpg)

(http://i1230.photobucket.com/albums/ee500/Piraancantation/Yoshioka/20130807_212236_zpsf15fadb0.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on December 08, 2013, 06:16:46 PM
Update to my post above - http://www.skullknight.net/forum/index.php?topic=9146.msg222304#msg222304

Paint completed last night! There's just 1 colored picture of Sekishusai Yagyu and I gave that as a reference to the painter plus other details on colors and textures. Griffith helped with good advice and input. In the end, I think it could have been a little better (skin tone, textures) but I had to go through a translator and when I asked for specific things to be done, the painter came back to me and said my request has a lot of detail, usually customer's give a picture and it's completed and they're usually happy. First commission, so it's been interesting. Wooden base is by the painter at a cost of 1,000 Yen.

(http://i.imgur.com/uT7wzV4.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/rgfCRAc.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/4srPfAy.jpg?1)

I'm on the bend whether or not I should commission another kit through him.

Just spotted this new kit for Fudo, also by Heavy Guage (like the Yagyu kit) and 165 mm tall.

(http://i.imgur.com/hu0X1WI.jpg?2)

(http://i.imgur.com/CEs0F7a.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/LYIXhOX.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/HIe6D5d.jpg?1)

EDIT 01/03/2014

Just found out about another kit. This's a Miyamoto Musashi one made by Yuya, released at WonderFest 2012 and 27 cms tall!

(http://i.imgur.com/PVwna8R.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/lYUdayS.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/Z20MeGA.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/mHbb69j.jpg?1)

(http://i.imgur.com/Qw25QUD.jpg?1)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Hitoshura on February 11, 2014, 05:46:38 AM
Saw this garage kit of Itō Ittōsai while I was browsing at pics of Winter Wonder Festival 2014.
(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit1_zps6c8d368e.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit3_zpsbdc64c67.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit2_zps9bf5443f.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit5_zps538a5cd5.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit4_zps47c3f36b.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit6_zps0ff64c1e.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit7_zpsd4240368.jpeg)(http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s499/DemiFiendRSA/VagabondItoIttosaigaragekit8_zps5908f835.jpeg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Hanma_Baki on February 11, 2014, 12:38:20 PM
^
Wow! Thats one IŽd actually consider getting. HeŽd look lonely on the shelf by himself though, especially in that stance, IŽd have to get the Musashi one too...

What would you guess to be the price on this one?
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on February 13, 2014, 04:33:28 PM
The Musashi kit by the same sculptor is priced at 15,000 Yen, so Ito's could cost the same or in that price range.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Hanma_Baki on February 13, 2014, 10:25:34 PM
Wow! Thats practically a robbery compared to the prices Im used to from AOW :serpico:

Wonder if you could get them painted too? Or at least those gray/black effects applied in the pictures (probably looks best like that). IŽd imagine theyŽd look a bit boring totally unpainted. But perhaps thats a phase you begin after having purchased it? IŽve never bought resin kits before :???:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on May 22, 2014, 08:53:40 PM
Musashi kit by Heavy Gauge, estimated height is 25 cms. His facial features are pretty off ...

(http://i.imgur.com/MTJB3aF.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/V5HibkV.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/8B3ePkc.jpg)

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EDIT:

Seems to be another Gauge kit, wall sculpt for Musashi by Koji Onishi.

(http://i.imgur.com/tY6PPe8.jpg)

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EDIT:

Pretty cool looking Ito doll figure featured in this blog (http://blog.naver.com/han2653826/220007086087)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on September 06, 2014, 07:03:18 AM
Quick update - back in May I picked up that Heavy Guage standing kit in my post directly above. Got it painted and it arrived this week. Pictures below -

(http://i.imgur.com/A6wYquQ.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/2zCkfJB.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/mpbhhWW.jpg)

I had to rely on stock photos of the kit when I bought it. Only after it got painted that I realized the kit's face is off (by a lot) but otherwise, I tried to be as close as I could with an image from 'Water' which I used as reference for the paint job and base.

Also bagged this Takuan kit, which I haven't seen pop online in a long time -

(http://i.imgur.com/Xo6HHQC.jpg)

And finally, Square Enix's other Musashi kit that I'd been eyeing for a long time but didn't pick up because of it's over-subscribed price. Owning it now, can safely say that I'm massively impressed by it because pictures of it online have been unflattering and it looks so much better in person. In terms of texture, flash can show different colors better than seeing it in natural light.

(http://i.imgur.com/WM3IMHD.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/ruYS748.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/i5Ml3xj.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/QOCaA33.jpg)

It's also taller than the other Square Enix Musashi statue which's higher because of a higher base but shorter than Kojiro. Here's a bit of a height comparison of the kit and statues lined up side by side -

(http://i.imgur.com/jXH6N4G.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/c37FHeU.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/dihdDis.jpg)

Took a few years to get these guys together in 1 room!
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on June 19, 2017, 02:50:27 PM
Using this space to post updates for anything new in the kits/ statues/ figures.

Just found out about three 1/6 Action Figures by Wolf King/ Vivid Doll for Musashi, Kojiro and the one I'm most excited about - Baiken! I especially love this clothing and likeness. They're priced between $93-100 (USD) and they're 12 inches tall, which makes them totally worth it. Wish I found out sooner because Musashi and Kojiro are out of stock in some places I checked. Pictures below -

Musashi

(http://i.imgur.com/CyaWMym.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/MxtFQqs.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/rsELUrE.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/AbvDNvI.jpg)

Kojiro

(http://i.imgur.com/B1qgWO4.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/ZNoTx78.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/4pJXlou.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/bVxNKEg.jpg)

Baiken

(http://i.imgur.com/POZj0Pi.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/HeL2Gp6.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/75n27lH.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/9aayzb2.jpg)

Some shots of them together

(http://i.imgur.com/vm9R2Av.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/yCzCYcd.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/7X4CVwD.jpg)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on June 19, 2017, 07:38:21 PM
(http://i.imgur.com/vm9R2Av.jpg)

Finally, what we've all been waiting for!  :ganishka:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Mangetsu on June 28, 2017, 06:06:16 PM
There is also this absolutely amazing sculpt of Musashi

(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-1_vacRjM4H8/VEeqD-h_lfI/AAAAAAAATHQ/naKNZTQro9Q/s1600/m6.jpg)

More here http://www.onesixthrepublic.com/2014/10/miyamoto-musashi-vagabond-custom-figure.html
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: IncantatioN on June 28, 2017, 07:36:59 PM
Lalla's work on this commission was amazing and he's done a second variant to Kai's head sculpt (I think I have pictures of this). That head sculpt by Kai Studio was hard to find back in the day, I tried to get it when I first saw it but couldn't. Kai also did two variants of Kojiro and a young Musashi. I'll post picture sets of these soon.
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Rhombaad on June 29, 2017, 05:21:25 PM
Finally, what we've all been waiting for!  :ganishka:

:ganishka: but also :judo:
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: Griffith on June 29, 2017, 06:46:23 PM
There is also this absolutely amazing sculpt of Musashi

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-1_vacRjM4H8/VEeqD-h_lfI/AAAAAAAATHQ/naKNZTQro9Q/s1600/m6.jpg

More here http://www.onesixthrepublic.com/2014/10/miyamoto-musashi-vagabond-custom-figure.html

Whoa, that's about as close to a photo-realistic version of Inoue's Musashi that one could do. Unlike previous statues the ways it varies from the character model in the manga seem like the difference between being drawn and being... there. Very cool. I think my favorite statue is still that old Kojiro though, and the Ito Ittosai kit is also pretty cool.

:ganishka: but also :judo:

Yeah, for us Berserk fans fretting about the Grunbeld novel, at least it's too much Berserk-branded content, and we can otherwise rest easy knowing we won't have to resort to finishing the story in this format:

https://youtu.be/eGoXyXiwOBg?t=8

(http://www.skullknight.net/forum/Smileys/Vagabond/guts.gif)
Title: Re: Vagabond Statue
Post by: TakezoShinmen on October 30, 2017, 05:55:23 AM
Look at this https://m.ebay.fr/itm/Garage-kit-Ito-Ittosai-Vagabond-/263286253711