Our apartment – 2016 NSFW

It's been not only a long time since I've posted here, but it has been a long time since I shared photos of my place. The last time you guys saw where I lived I was still living at home with my parents. It was back in 2012, so easily 4 years ago you saw my collection. Now you can see not only has my… [more]

Our apartment – 2016 NSFW Our apartment - 2016 NSFW

[Alter] – Melty Review

So since I've moved into my new apartment I still hadn't set up my photography studio. Seems work has me busier than I thought I would ever be, however I took some time this past weekend to set up my studio so I could take some photos of my latest purchase, Alter's 1/8th Melty from Shining Hearts. Now… [more]

[Alter] – Melty Review [Alter] - Melty Review

[Orchid Seed] – Yuki Review NSFW

Pre-ordered this figure the moment she was released for pre-order. I needed for for multiple reasons, she's sexy/half naked, plus while she's not Sora she reminds me of Sora from Yosuga no Sora! But she's Yuki from Maid Yome and she's pretty amazing. The only issue is her adorable mouth really looks… [more]

[Orchid Seed] – Yuki Review NSFW [Orchid Seed] - Yuki Review NSFW

Nendoroid Storage Container

I recently went on a trip to a magical place, The Container Store. Ok it's not really magical, but I happen to have discovered a love for organizing my home. I tend to prefer Ikea and Daiso but we went to The Container Store on a whim and I discovered this lovely storage container! I've been needing… [more]

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Alter 1/8 Kasugano Sora Review

Haven’t done one of these in a while, been so busy with plushies, job hunting, AX Live work and cosplays. It’s been so hectic but I decided that I can’t neglect my site either so I’m going to do my best to keep up with new reviews! I’ve been wanting to review this beautiful Sore figure so quite some time. My boyfriend is a huge fan of Sora and has 4 of them! When this particular Sora was announced I ran and told him, it was an instant pre-order for him.

She comes with another option head where you can have her with her hair down but that was packed away with the box so sadly no pictures of her like that this time.

Sora is so pretty and i’m glad that Alter decided to make a version of her with her dress than how all the other companies went and did swimsuits or gym uniforms. She is a sexy and seductive character but I always did appreciate how innocent and sweet she looked in this dress.

As always Alter does an amazing job with the details on her dress, the ribbon, the buttons, the small ribbing, even how it’s gathered and tied in the back.

Even her shoes are adorable and nicely detailed. She can’t stand alone without her base but luckily right where i was taking the picture there was a small rock that fit right under and helped me balance her perfectly!

What I seem to love about Alter is how somehow all the figures they make seem to have such subdued colors and yet it makes them stand out even more.

Such lovely ribbon sculpting on the back.

Sora is wonderful from any angle.

Each strand of hair flows so wonderfully well, Alter is one of the best figure companies at sculpting hair so naturally.

If there is anything I’m happy about it’s not even this figure but looking around my boyfriend’s room and seeing him progress into a wonderful figure collector. Everyone has their own taste in figures, having all the same figures I own doesn’t make you a good figure collector, it’s having figures you truly love yourself that makes you a wonderful figure collector. When I met him almost 2 years ago he had very few figures, mostly small gashapons, he has since grown to have so many they don’t all fit in his room. He even has some that I wish I had, like this Sora figure. But alas maybe one day we’ll be able to join our collections. As for this Sora, she’s wonderful, I can’t think of a single thing I don’t like about this figure. I wish I had the option part of her with her hair down for pictures as I’d love to be able to show you. Maybe another day I’ll add some pictures once we find the box that has her hair.

-Figure Info-
Manufactured by Alter
1/8 Scale
Initial release in November ’11
Price of 7,800 Yen

If you do track her down be careful as there are bootlegs of her out there, to be sure not to ever get a bootleg I’d recommend getting her from any one of these sites, all guaranteed not to have bootlegs!!

Hobby Search
HobbyLink Japan
Otaku Fuel
Play Asia

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2 Responses to “Alter 1/8 Kasugano Sora Review”

  1. shonensakura says:

    Wow she is so beautiful. There is no words on how to explain her elegance and her beauty. Just an amazing figure.

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