Quick Look: Kaiyodo Sci-Fi Revoltech Alien (Series No. 001)

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Quick Look: Kaiyodo Sci-Fi Revoltech Alien (Series No. 001)

Post by Valentin » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:56 pm

Kaiyodo's SCI-FI Revoltech Alien
Series #: 001
UPC/EAN/ISBN: 4537807040008
Manufacturer: Kaiyodo
Availability: Online Stores(BBTS, HLJ, Amazon) / Local Toy Shops
Release Date: April 2010
Price: YEN 2850 (R.R.P.)
Material: Body: PVC · ABS joint: POM Nylon Blister: PVC
Alien TM & (c) 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Alien TM & (c) 2009 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Via HobbyLink Japan
The lead-off character in the new Sci-Fi Revoltech series is none other than the original Alien "Big Chap"! This guy works particularly well as a Revoltech figure, too, what with his segmented body and all. Very cool! Main jaw opens and inner jaw can extend. Includes bursting egg, facehugger, and base with a separate nameplate. Amazing detail and amazing posability (13 points of articulation, with a bendable and posable tail!) make this Revoltech figure a must-have item for any Alien fan!

Academy Award-winning SFX, makeup, and film director Chris Walas (The Fly, The Fly II, Gremlins, Scanners, Naked Lunch, etc.) proclaims, "Unbelievable! This is the best Alien figure I have ever seen!"
All thumbnails are clickable and will bring you to a higher-res at 800x600pixels.

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The flap is held closed by a small piece of velcro. It's quite a neat way to present a background story of the figure's on the inner flap.

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Catalog 1:
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Catalog 2:
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The plastic trays:
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The way the notches are placed on the trays and the presence of only 2 twisties seems to leave the overall packaging quite collector-friendly.

The contents:
• Alien figure
• Face Hugger figure
• Alien Egg Environment
• Display base
• Name plate
• Revoltech Coin(10 points)
• Revoltech Parts Container

Revoltech parts:
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The Face Hugger:
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The Egg:
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Connecting both together...
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I just love these 2 pieces when combined, since it just captured that bursting moment so perfectly.

The display base and name plate:
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The Alien:
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The details on the lower limbs:

The upper limbs:

It's back:

The head... (Normal, inner mouth, 'human like')
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This is my first revoltech figure, and I definitely find it much better than hottoys snapfast kits in so much more ways. I haven't taken much in terms of photos since I only got it after work just now, but here's some in the meantime.

Some shots with figma:
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And some shots with an ambush:
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More to come probably, after I find some time to pose it...
Thanks for reading.
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