Yukiko Amagi Figuarts Zero

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Hmmm. My second caged bird review recently, although this time its a lot less literal than Sayame. Yukiko is the heiress to an old fashioned Japanese inn, the expectations of those around her feels like a cage to her. This is my review of this delicate little bird.

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We’ll start with her eyes, she has tsurime eyes which is fitting as she is one of the more serious members of the investigation team. Her eyes do look a little too far apart however, that could just be me though. Yukiko has a great neck, the tendons show rather nicely against her skin. Taking a peek downward we see that she is adhering to the school uniform a little bit better than Chie, she’s at least showing the collar of her sailor fuku. I really like the pattern on the sweater too, it’s very well sculpted.

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Her skirt sways slightly as she walks forward the very picture of elegance. Her legs are shaped nicely and I like that her tights don’t look like a part of her shoes and vice versa.

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She has a nice profile. The way she’s looking down slightly adds to her ladylike demeanor and makes her seem a bit more refined. At the same time however she also looks like she’s leaning forward a bit too much which is kind of awkward.

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I’m not too fond of this arm, the way it’s bent back at the elbow it kind of looks broken.Her fingers are splayed nicely however and I’m confidant that if I had any idea what she was doing I would say it looks great.

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Have you ever watched a movie where the popular girl goes walking past, and her hair is caressed by a wind that doesn’t affect anything but her locks? I think it’s because she’s walking but that’s totally the vibe I get from this particular Yukiko. Overall though her hair does look very nice from the back.

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The curve of Yukiko’s back leads down to her well proportioned hips. Running the risk of sounding like a pervert, I really like the shape of her body. Especially from the back, it’s very well proportioned and very hot.

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The seams on the side of her head (attaching the blowing strands of hair) do take away from her sex appeal though.

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Her base is the same ground that you first find when entering the t.v. world in Persona 4. It looks really cool, but is way too large for this toy.

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Whooten! Alternate pieces! Yukiko comes with her fan, it’s shaded in pink and yellow and looks really nice.  The angle she’s holding it at however looks a little odd. Like she’s hiding her face from cameras….

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Yukiko comes with gag glasses gifted to her by Teddy. These are a pain in the ass. They don’t actually attach so you have to slide them up under her bangs and pray that they stay there.

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You can also make her hold said glasses. Nice!

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Yukiko’s glasses weren’t painted at the top…it’s black instead of red. Well anyway her glasses are supposed to red to match her sweater. They come attached to a separate bangs piece which can be easily switched out.

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Whereas Yukiko is probably the least flat-out aggressive member of the investigation team she too does have her limit. Thus they included her split screen summoning animation. Even though this is my third one of these I still find them hilarious.

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Yukiko stands ready with her knight.

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Of course Yu is always an option to save the caged bird too.

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Yukiko has a nice box, yellow since that’s Persona 4’s themed color, with pink highlighting for her.

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The back of the box shows her various display options.

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Last but not least is the standardized cardboard box that protects her. It’s a great touch and something I’m sure any collector can appreciate.

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Overall I’ll be honest of the Figuarts in my possession thus far she’s my least favorite. It’s not that there’s really a whole lot wrong with her, but by comparison  to the rest of the Persona line she’s really lacking in dynamic.

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About Tekizen

I am a thirty two year old fujoshi. I adore Aniplex and Capcom both to a near criminal degree. I love cosplaying. Some of my favorites to date are Miles Edgeworth and Chrollo Lucifer. I am also currently working on Tatsuya Suou. My absolute favorite genre is mystery. I LOVE a good mystery. I have a varying degree of fandoms. I love a lot of different anime, but I can honestly say I love old school american cartoons just the same. My favorite book is The Bacta War in the Star Wars X Wing novel series. I finally beat the Demi-Fiend! He was freaking hard!. I think that's all for now though.
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