Figure Review: Eclair & Lumière – Kiddy Grade
Having got this set of figures from Sydney Animania 2006 it was about time I did some figure photography on them.
One of the few things that I bought during Animania from Tamarket and I must say, it was a good buy. Now I’m not really a fan of Kiddy Grade, but I did enjoy watching the series, and from what I read from other people’s blogs, there is a 2nd season coming. Well here’s hoping.
Brought to you by the Mon-Sieur Bome Collection, this is Volume 9, and they are exceptionally detailed. Ã‰clair is holstering her gun in one hand and her other hand on her hip striking a strong, but sexy pose with her hair flowing slightly. Her outfit being shiny is a nice touch (well she is supposed to be wearing leather) with the rest being a flat colour making the two match nicely. LumiÃ©re on the other hand is holding a glass of wine, which is removable, in an elegant pose.
Produced by: Kaiyado
Scale: Eclair – 22 cm, Lumière – 18 cm (both without the base
Material: PVC – ABS
Release Date: unknown
Both figures unfotunetly cannot stand by themselves without the base, which utilises the plug base. The base itself has the GOTT symbol upon it which looks rather nice compared to having a plain boring one. Also since they are a pair, you can’t look at one by itself. Well from Lumière if you look at her by herself she seems rather plain. Although Eclair you can have as a stand alone figure, but it won’t do justice since the two are a pair.
Eclair and Lumière
Faces are detailed well as with other parts like the clothes and accessories like Eclair’s gun belt and even Lumière’s tied up hair is well crafted. If you are a Kiddy Grade fan, you should buy this as it is well worth the purchase. Though to be able to find one is another matter. I give these figures a rating of 10 out of 10.
Note: These last few days have been rather cloudy and cold. Very odd since it is Spring and Australia! So today there was finally a glimpse of sunlight and I grasped this moment to do some photo shoots. The first time I did the photos for these figures, it was cloudy and they didn’t turn out very well. Also the pairing photos didn’t turn out as well as I thought, but that was probably due to the sunlight being directly behind the figures. The place I took these photos were by the local river and the rock I used was the only one that was upright and flat. I would’ve like to use a tripod then but with rocky landscape that proved difficult and the chances of the tripod slipping was high. But still, I’m happy how these turned out.