Today I want to show you a new figure review about one of my latest purchased figures, it is Kotobukiya’s cute little Angeloid Nymph, her origin is the popular anime Sora no Otoshimono. Kotobukiya released this Nymph under their 4 Leaves label, this figure is scaled 1/6 and has a sitting height of around 12 cm, her release date was at the end of july 2011. She is the first 1/6 scaled figure in my collection and I was eagerly waiting for the day of her release.
This Nymph figure has a few nice features like a soft cushion base, an castoffable cape and also the big collar around her neck can be taken of, as well as her pretty semi transparent blue wings.
Nymph comes in a rather place saving box, nevertheless I had to pay 2980 Yen for the EMS shipping, regarding her 1/6 scale I think its a fair price. In the past shipping costs appeared less expensive, or maybe I just had this impression, because I’ve bought only a few figure in the past. Nymph was wrapped up in many layers of foil so unpacking took a few minutes 😀
Herorigin is the popular animeSora no Otoshimono, a mixture of comedy, ecchi and sci-fi.
The anime centers around a perverted guy called Tomoki lives together with the mysterious Angeloids Ikaros and Nymph, who came from the sky. The show portrays his daily life adventures with them and his friends. Sora no Otoshimono is a rather good anime, only this perverted “toad” Tomoki can be quite annoying sometimes. This anime also had a sequel called Sora no Otoshimono: Forte where a third Angeloid called Astrea was added to the cast. In June of this year also a movie called Sora no Otoshimono: Tokeijikake no Angeloid was shown in Japan.
Nymph made her first appearance in chapter 13 of the manga and in the anime she appeared in episode 6. She is an Electronic Warfare Angeloid, who has high processing capabilities and the ability to hack into computer systems, other Angeloids and human brains. Unlike Ikaros she is acting more lively and can show her emotions. She is a rather small and petite Angeloid, who is only 139 cm in height and weights 29 kg. In her origin there was no info about her age, you can’t judge it by her looks since Angeloids don’t grow. She had the mission to retrieve Ikaros, but failed because of her low combat abilities compared to her. During her mission she falls in love with Tomoki and decides to stay together with Tomoki and Ikaros. Oh I should add a bit info about her personality as well, most of the time she behaves like a normal girl she can be cute and lovely, but also a bit self centered and bitchy. Nymph has a soft spot for snacks and soap operas.
Nymph looks really enchanting, cute and adorable. She has one of the cutest faces among my figure collection, it has a nicely sculpted 3 dimensional shape and the small open mouth just adds the final touch to it. On her face she has really cute and soft blushmarks and her blue eyes are very detailed. It doesn’t resemble her face from the anime 100%, but its very close and I like the way the sculptor made it. Her hair shows a voluminous light blue twintail style, her bangs and the long strands have a little dark shading, overall it suits her very well and look like in the anime, also these futuristic square cut mecha ears of her are very nice details on Nymph’s cute head. I think she looks good with or without choker, but I somehow feel bad when a big choker with a chain is put around a girls neck, so Im happy that Kotobukyia included the option to take this thing off.
Her slightly shiny white combat suit is very pretty with her cape and the shoulder armor, without cape and shoulder armor, the suit of Nymph resembles a chineses dress with slits high to the hip.
These blue semi transparent wings are really beautiful in shape and texture, especially when you light them up with an external lightsource. On the backside the cape is cutted into 8 stripes, on the inside the cape is painted with a pink color. Shoulder armor and suit have a few black lined details. The white suit shows wrinkles like a sturdy latex dress and the grey shading on it is very well done. Connected via big suspenders Nymph wears black stockings and white boots, when taking off the cape Nymph appears more petite and after taking off the wings she appears even more petite *Kawaii* 😀 I really like the design of her suit.
I like this pose of Nymph it shows a nice body language and considering that the figure is scaled 1/6, this pose of her is a rather space saving one. The way Nymph sinks in the soft cushion base looks great and somehow it lets the figure appear a lot livelier than the mainly used plastic bases.
Nymph is mainly made of pure cuteness, a little bit of sexyness is added at her lower region, the passage from the hips to her thighs looks quite sensual and I also like how she pulls down the suit between her legs in a shy or rather playful way. From certain angles you can catch a glimpse of her fancy designed panties.
Now a few last words about this figure, Kotobukiya created a really nice adaption of Nymph, she is beautiful and has a very cute charisma. I like figures with a petite body frame and Nymph really meets my taste in this regard. She is a supercute figure, I like her skintone and the cute, detailed face a lot ^-^. The 1/6 scale and the sitting pose in combination with the cushion base are also very good points of this figure. Her white suit and her big semi transparent wings are very pretty. In terms of quality Im quite satisfied with this figure, the sculpting looks good and clean. Well on very close view there are a few very small overpainted areas along the black stripes of her dress. Im very happy that I’ve ordered this figure, Nymph is a figure I would like to give a hug haha ^^.
This figure isn’t really popular and so she’s still available at AmiAmi for 6120 Yen
So far Kotobukiya and Plum released a scaled Nymph figure, personally I would say Koto’s adaption is the nicest one. When you would like a less cute and more dynamic Nymph, the upcoming figure from Grands would probably be more suited for you.