Now if you’re following my Instagram then you would now that this is technically not a ‘new toy’, but I’ve only jut got round to writing about it (my bad). Due to certain circumstances beyond my control I will not be able to take good quality photos of this amazing figurine so my apologise also for the sub par image quality.
However the figurine itself is amazing and YOU my dear readers need to know about it!! And if you have a partner who adores Megaman as much as the next person then this figurine will blow their mind!!
The figure is from the Bandai D-Arts line. Vile stands at 130mm/5.1′ and in comparison to other Megaman figures I’ve seen he is pretty tiny!! His colour is primarily a medium-to-deep grape purple color, which seems to draw from the darker shading of his official Maverick Hunter X artwork. And though this figure takes several cues from his appearance in that game, there is a throwback to his original design by way of the Maverick “Sigma” insignia on his helmet.
One of his most amazing features is the amount of articulation you can get from this little figurine!! I’ve lost count how many articulation he has and the amount of poses you can put him in is endless!! In addition, the figure uses something you don’t see much– if ever– in figures produced in the West: Double ball-joints. For example, instead of the one you might normally find on a shoulder to allow it to rotate and swing in and out, the entire shoulder itself can move here, providing for a much more realistic range of motion as well as a variety of poses!! His head does a 360 all the way around, something I haven’t with any other figure!!
He also comes with a variety of add-ons and extras that will have you playing with this figurine for days!! One of my favourite extras: the bourbon glass. Not much of a bourbon drinker myself but it’s definitely a nice touch!
The amount of detail that’s been added to this figurine is outstanding!! For example every single blast bullet features its own hinge!! He comes with oodles of weaponry, one of which you can attach to his leg!! LEG CANON!!
Now the price. On Amazon you may be able to find him for $50 or less. I bought him when he was…slightly more expensive. The only reason I’m not putting down what I bought is because my mother reads my blog and she would be absolutely fuming!!