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Strike Witches 2 - Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke figure - 1/8 (Alter)Strike Witches 2 - Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke figure - 1/8 (Alter)Review

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! There is a wall of text in the beginning! If you want to see the figure + pictures and not the background information, you can scroll down a bit. ;) !

This is a review of a figure in an outfit that can be considered NSFW ! Which is why this review was tagged as so.

Welcome to my review! Today I will be talking about a figure of Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke ENTRY #2042 from Strike Witches ENTRY #2 ! This figure ITEM #61483 is made by Alter ENTRY #7619 .

I will start off with telling some more about her background.

Background

Strike Witches is a manga, light novel and anime series with character designs from the famous artist Shimada Fumikane/Humikane ENTRY #21456 . The storyline of the franchise takes place in an alternative WWII, where girls with magical powers, called witches, represent famous pilots and the enemy to be beaten are aliens called Neuroi. Witches are the only people that can wear Striker Units, airplane-legs needed to get close to the Neuroi. The series may be a bit hard to get into as it can seem very strange for some, but it's easy to fall in love with the character designs that are a nice mix of cute and fierce.

Minna-Dietlinde Wilcke is one of the veterans of the group and in a commander position. She is also known by her nickname Ace of Spades. Originally she comes from Karlsland, the country in the World Witches universe that is similar to Germany with Poland attached to it (Minna was born in a city in 'Poland'). Her main hobby is singing. Personality-wise she is a very caring person and is either friends or a motherly type for most of the girls on the base. Her powers make it easy for her to scout for enemies and plan the attack of the team, making her an amazing unit leader.

The reason why and how I got her

Just as with my recently talked about Lucchini BLOG #41191 and Yoshika BLOG #41904 , she was a 'bulk buy' for me from MASTRACUSTOM . I am currently aiming to buy all of the different Strike Witches as their figures made by Alter.

Original art

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There is no specific artwork with this posing the figure was modelled after, but it is clear that the style of this figure comes more close to the anime-style than the one from the original artist.

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Interesting to point out is that her Nendoroid was advertised with almost the same pose as this scaled figure!

Video

For people that prefer the box shots, first look and first shots of the figure as a video, please take a look at the inserted video below. For the people interested in pictures: keep on scrolling!



Parts of this video will also appear as gifs during this review!

The Box

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Similar to others in this line, the box has a sky-pattern and a lot of display windows.

First look

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A small, square tape is used to keep the figure sealed.

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As far as I know, there are no bootlegs out there from this figure, but it's always good to check for licensing stickers. This box has a small one from Kadokawa Production.

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The figure also comes with an instruction sheet explaining how to make Minna hold her weapon, how to switch her propellors and how to attach her to the base.

The Figure - Option 1: No weapon and propellors showing

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Even without her weapon, Minna looks very strong and interesting in this pose! Her right hand does look a bit strange from some angles, as it indicates that something should be hold in there.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/rZVYgo5nI_9mzTv4NoXraiqHaQH6ikrZVET7SLZaGbgy4QiaUXuuAWOEFyAcIfD97vLGH346IC-3tajneISE5I2VcxnjZFu0oVp_amf4THJxx8qz5-LGIoBYYruzCXOIUheZvoRCt1K31wd61gKEtDFJmRLMz6x1zfckeQPX0GrAqDF5N7Nb09w5KJS0o6DoXqStFttiu8l8-e0Y7elgWwKFPJ4OFHhdVejzMh-W0uT98BQdW5WizseOTxQdwQR9fWyw5ioXi5uCNwymAWQvbhS-kT_lvIn21AOTuJJ_7a0NUR95YznfhQn5y1zM8AdiRi1bYF6fDEMa6wgX_h-xXr0kut0XaD5k8a6yRLIGUSkzhzK_fBnyOLkCiF5SuQVM9GKGhJp_atauS9fZ0-XBiOS8-tuK93Pu-klSeW3A2IOJL8ZaN2DkAtksgLX2LE1A-Tcdp3Uswrlq9E2mK03VgtgDawHl6t1zxEhIoVXr5u26OFrle9VQhU8QQUKw_z2dZ5PzWDFvUQpUropUFRxof-rNdxclNCRU9XDMG1Tqtku40aayWh-gFbrBVOZxWGktuuGTh-jO48J2XTNR_zbzknXgJJ_V-trbZFfDOsXaMG3gMFCBX3nH73ZzRnOcT10c6AcEgodpTMUGCiXJ3Gs19EsQ=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

The non-spinning propellors look good, but similar as to the other figures I reviewed from this line, I think they look a lot more interesting when moving.

The Figure - Option 2: Weapon and propellors spinning

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And here we have the full set-up! She is looking bad-ass wielding her huge MG 42!

Looking at all the details!

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Just like with Yoshika, Minna's open mouth is executed quite well. Her eyes look really determined, and following the focus of her eyes to her stretched out hand, it seems like she just finshed scouted and is commanding her unit!

Minna's front hair and Gray Wolf ears leave a bit to be desired. The ears have very minimal sculpt and mainly rely on a decal to look furry. Her hair only has a bit of basic shading at the front with a big seamline at her ahoge.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/v_WOTSVZaBwBIpi10p0159MbVkNuygpKz0eeVNFscXaYUqQE7BXPQIZOLgFFbTydyYehpM8PURja6xT8gycK_SXK8RGzvA5tCIVpjWhA0a4Lq4BUauvFfupEC0Eus6Cy9AG850PRt9FndTnUAMq875XHdlEwIyJRe8UV33wzHDCgLJEBLcpShfm4u9KqYAHj86Y9KMGsqtOx8HhiB8O9C6b7l32WxuOvoiViFF3ZUyZL3PGxf8B9X27_lSQWpZvUWWkmsUH7FOg3uyS-8koKlpycddSEx4vjhGyipQBVQiDYGRFM5TqbPVV9esVA1Z4nhag-84A-Piu_LX32vnHh6RgPVOkfwK0lboIqAufk6T69XZ0klxehy8zgv_fJMJJc2ms89xpfDCtdsoa-7-I3JKiP3n7vW018PVkpRDG5uQBqFltNe-O2I5jdc98DMYZ0FUTkV0KpnU-EiXzL0sxj7fbT-td0s2eeKTAlKTLasAmR0ZIIK2SWNc1fS322IbkORvH7AQ3w_Ir0qpNxyxf3TYH9urT8J-xrjkLErgRTz5ZdEB9fNcaU_0ByR26dw-zhnDc4hla0m4uiRySl3Guw4srQaMkENQcEniraBIjVieWQdPkoA4E0uEpjUQaxiqO04ym0-4bSsZeEUbpOf0weFYyI=w725-h966-no?.jpg

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The rest of the hair is luckily a lot better looking with some more shading visible. The sculpt of the loose wefts of hair is not good for todays' standards, but considering this figure is close to 8 years old, it's fine.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/RMHJ5nTKUZpiu6i9VFB3jQqwRHzYtJ3qbk9yVuxzKhMCzQOn7OXJi7W_bZExwai35urEOinbo7ppIg0noYp4fjFWQZ8LIxcBfZRcRDV3gwQACc1jiDKuhyFkkeHDMOG518p7GkbD06MN5LDH4J5YeUjFA8_qSAU8HAFLtVERJegNsUMPjNTZLamnOjGxRXVR07AmjIWOSny6vc0XC1fqCwWYMVphJPvs7J_wvU7_f3B_x8a3_p0wRbhtuoueO6ccvNrnwTXOZug4VkOvmFavOyNlVdhoMfMvkmE10pPXDfb8J8jjTRg-tBqr7zl7auV3TMtg0uj_yCcccxBEFuIycnOcs6z6UPycuR2NwvGVQdpGibSNwtdqNFSU8saqRQrH2TZNYosF5J7RZeGru1C9N4Zd_253mRpg6re8IQ6-m2JTPRo3PwVglQvXKRk3CG1fqrBxVlMug8XJpSoGSc0YqJ38I2eyuAWhqrLFgd3mYS749iQwmHE_gl-dUgzuKKp_MZVFq8zTEIOKqUS4SHXSjWRhD-x8m0BF39xnwyEs0FJTxULg-KtZ43zEswxqmXcJH1gTX9wVoLGPu5bj4rMnCO-cl0duYre3ukyueouBeCxhNBKhaa6BkRQspdH-MNVKetr0ReaX60hwV9SkvzeiQxFy=w725-h966-no?.jpg

Minna also has a few details sculpted inside her 'human' ears and from the side, her open mouth looks especially good!

You can also see a part of of her uniform here, of which the top parts were seperately sculpted and later on attached. The detailing looks good, but there are some glue leftovers here and there from when the pieces got attached.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3P0cW3C92Bn_wqH5QUWyZDYY6qCdk09JiVw-vFZx9X-TNVDLX57jBKWdmTp107AuRiHcgwc8spj8yk2pUD8F5jK9ZmPP0RRIIFwhF1OIGP172ZoSCYYygmPsFr09DQ3SOD_WosSHy9uRe7NTFbd64xepq9MvQyLcUDZUV4Brfr7pM1LPO0WdX7I8ouSisrpyUApyCvRY0C1RxQIN7oZqNPn2JQmJefRdEmepDa55Z_8q0pcrYKisx4mgXOW3ZlEn3yzx9Q3Qjhi0bTQRERIj3gEjQXnZ4gBzf5D9akV03ow0cuuj62xkK16aGSuU0Htsp8Igxs5jNDBpVDD4zH8X6mauqr50pPjpAoA2XDivFAdop1T-3z581yxeG4wf6sn323O3NezMX4z9QArRvQ7ha_NrOemujNjxfUb_-WuTEqyNJS1vegpodImWyCMzTY4QObw3nTU5UkXKrxBeaezJoGs9ZHMKXaw8z5vLBFGTq5l1Um4vPU2x6AtuUYpKNa_HV22Vb_4We07eWZiKTy2AtEVUu7KqzRMTyirEy5X6NnpMgPOwqWcs5-eC_JWjvCtHY6Gjed0lOAJqf5fHpm2MmTN6kPzTTFamW-j0uXORpSPKXB8UMaOsIUte5-nIL5uarxxooNwGHZi3ihxcE-nZz83w=w725-h966-no?.jpg

There is some nice shading in most of the linework and the buttons have been painted quite clean!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/NpBpzPB2zbqE0_d7o0csO5lyVFKL1AxYSA-XQK0w2MIdGAGommNjK_7m54d0WPjJ5_V2pQWOMKzc4AxsGb-GbVooSrxnMT9iIQTt-VKuNu8aVNr44OSLYyEEQ0HEycm6wj8iyzNWiq3IbaoOyqWOp9qDBhBP1W0dOREcy6Hpq9qp-qWrztSp47YuJ06UqZPd1knQPAtm2X6_aMRVs1WqIfGAXSC63FJeP7uswJLRpBqBcHZ5VButuoaH98r_6rH8d1DZ-03i6ayyBlrPJb0_r7Inqs8mQ_71iy5mwvG9ACszPXSsIhMDymCfjeNCkiCRUqa3kgCASEhyIOwwjOWTmoo3Ci2upBiHtwBmhgNN9utHKA5_cHV2TQkVoQEVP7ug5uEz5xVtAp8D9Ijw3hBQH-aBY0Kiul8IaLGawtjzzY36zlkFQgW-zrxGYLinooliXg4bcoxIeIaPAv-rOslvwL9ZU1Q2OO582x2NrrnJOshKHzFnWQYiXe5V9e_iZwHh-Ck649LETG_g7b08kgLoL7b_hQMiSZUJV9Wpe-Bo3kRoGMLFT0ZnAouXbMe9k5A5AGD9QXv7ukIMy8spsoxynk8WitlviyonWJck-x4_5WC4TFxFWq5QVO3LQkporowOhi33nFMjMYv7s2tadv1pJVY_=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

Her jacket shows quite some creaes at the back and sleeves. The view at her behind from the top is also very nice!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Q5jIWe0CJB1hUZGElimE_caxKg-bRT8vcPlAzeJY8GX6cGPwN7R5cqhAWUcc3kCjv2_2rdwq5eF_NCuhVS6QbiaRQ1mVXePR5JClG2l4qqDQpQARPuSs_sLT1elWNQWmJmVwT5101sCtr7PBOgnqBWHyEdoUptQGQ0sN5jIYxrSxSmZwmz_c_KYmBrvioMpcM8hIcuxax47i6Odyci5NWXY1rjEr8X69-2LSNq7XvdXyeGW_3m4YW4SXeSqPiCwc2pev3342YCDGh_Z12PXt9Qb-3LpV-IBrr28kDq-DEosEYKHKWPLic9Ranz3Ti41XQ321uIwpPJ4F8DH_bYLvC35FY6gX2-n7Pza52tQtqWygq8UmH3GPgUdbcUygq5eW6k4FnKv94hGNBRTmFK64HglgDQmeAXiRMZ4pd7l8rLLVhyBc7cspykServ22HGyr65MZfT2j83YQ1xhhbKaAGUqbZoSYWa_Pu404QIUdayIoMPTy_ysFeRDSOOUwA-vr1CBCd-AH_Wc4WISoYh2VC6AqfelPy8_IlZ3NPuK4_Pm-qWQWj8jRx8vt8L8SD8o2zKEhqtSNvqlTIlHrj68aDDAA4r-Nu9-_4LakNf0oXzm6LG2mK0jIohzrp5h6b5k_c-b3la_cJUMLX-S8372eIpod=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

Yeah! check out that machine gun! Alter definitely improved the detailing on the weapons compared to Yoshika who was released about 1,5 years before this one.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/2WAZqvXe4SbeEiFQ23ovmoC0mJVcxS16ku1n40W2HzimNAbvR-SdW3EVxcsRbF3P1m3gomKGIuW-B-ver8_y9TvLxzhvZBwtFhj_r16d2evm7qPDlpwlVPtwZHv2Fo_txF4_0R9Rzftb3C7y-581N553-eLOSkHS1E_-gCUVu1rfKYOPtsIhLiHm-N_MuIYCgEd5jzftzZr0WfpAQbZGfwYxdqPPwl8ye1rnWHO0sfvex6HZEf28X6zeJ9OtZupQoS1ylRBP8JVPfklHTZZBJKEKbcM_GRKxEY9Eu_KZgfN1VXcZHtHo99SdjYb_YyugFtO3Fl7C_kCpr1eaHJK9vb9Q6kwu9sL1u4k6XL6I7WMyG-HtgRagxaxeZ5jCSdl2se7Rsxlp0ZjWct3QMWJnjn1IUGOpjUl08duxBYUWKS94LU_p4wWBLa-G8HhdT_2KXy7ZmGQCeygWKkhe2lXPZG8BLODzcprVNfW8_e3YVZSsJaSJtjR1uuDNOVC2bM-F_ycrfXa9O5L4lShA1kBrz1kBZRCubFbeFevXia4Mdzo8OYOYgE15Ku9oi4lU0InDSt1RdSYK0sjlZMPl6svJBmyA7wOpkdp4vDQBNB_HFGV4vmHyW9m5IcgIAxjwMlRP1mSUeSteX31LQKBPZ5yqpb5Y=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

Minna's hand fits a lot better around the handle than my earlier adventures with other Strike Witches from Alter. The posing of the right hand is very feminine and has minimal seamlines. Her fingernails are sculpted as well and have a bit of white nailpolish.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/aqriypxW6nSr0FvdSx8LtaPmjApuGvZqYjKCn-C6EO_D2NC2ukpUwRNVsXNJWfTnplvaFoST5cvPBlRDDfUgXkbVTmxh5KVY0g5nQmJOZ-sVAKvxYoW3BQBAL5ysahSM45zkDQwSnbpTQ1EZAjx8Nm4Y230z1gsxO4w7GRqinU3wuAHjXy3_KJjcxUfT9LPQqJpLwmZtTubeQHsxmQaaO7e36UduH9jchFPMQ8NBmympL2eUuT4CayGtkk7xB-iCqDl-0kAex6aV9d5TamXdkF1DNlGWEzDblhQuMAsdlD28c-8REtc3jsggdNSpdE269fNFFsh8YtuE4IBVXvVUWxRYz6oY5rQOrEmQ8u1w1t4LjCJCBWT7_OQrczXCcKionnEUJJGKCd78ewfj2Yh42PeXOJ0T1Bdu2TRzpY1HBS22OV5MPMTyVlV_Og6WPwK2Wj8qhcAQAwBoSEoDDoigMnttWOCbSuRdKKdoJ96S2HeYPsJ-oSxRad4cLBRHP-IFZGTPpgOU8SY8tfWAYB6PtFpHdS8Rebp1-QI-B3Jp3g09A-rgQ3fWvqqRsRrHH73111B95KUs2AM6j8cRUFsq6zbeXyU0TV5KLqGxGAxZLPffsdzDtR9pdhrvzAf961yglrIVhwmWMyKqbSdwmSAy8J1P=w725-h966-no?.jpg

Her left hand is of similar quality, the posing is nice.

So I was at the point of getting to photograph more up-close shots of the gun and...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/6J7xApcuNT9YJ-9ziUgaNWjHoYeNgQjZlf_27j1SyzhtFZv-Q_B5NpP7_13Gz1VWRX96UNmn1D2_fORveenhtAwPa2tzRjlnWE0QmgmM7JlEeES_zBWup3M8jHBNdsEmp9672XSfrqZ7aV_Qm5sIbQ95Wc4fnHq5xvoanat7ndNCm7blRCqfmiQ6IYIOM7tPrYxNz_2i8e-Qollb7SmatUaRVATvfy4vAS0zq4OVfYmqTpUO25n1hgK5UldMmXJVxx9V1twciPgonlh9mo2o8XugUPtHbjQnsU6mgFMBgC8OoFB3oNoOzWaChVAw844YqGxJ8ilwrxva8Mtzk7E6XHHZompmOfolMTrLitatNty8nyCszzukYZIgfQfOFf4-ilvW02lSxhppuf377JB8LQhiZffuFfRA85U8ePxiNygMN4XNrKbwGfjESCnhX6tOadK9RR8ArMphryvZPwiyspAiBIvwQVhC8c-FssUPYfnMlB0qldYBCA8wfHFHU_c1Au1qQGY0ltzpj5P0NW4r_3cMHjx1vDSOqMi1mzmZWaaw0tj9Q4klCOeMaZ9OfFMKWccVPXoaXIGhFhSgm11v4mPAPoV_cyW5Gkem1hwUNvkrjLhE42p1j9Z2CMTS3uiX02JeyPqZ1gNbL966abouraQF=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

...no matter how hard you push in the gun, Minna's arm comes off easily because of the weight of this piece. When you just have her on display it's fine (she has been on display now for about half a year with her arm never falling off), but when handling her (like how I do now with a review) a small touch or bump can easily let her right arm fall.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/uXEAUOQ2QtSNpLzxU1qnL6HeI1OSL6NbdSEjyjSBCl192Uy8c9rvWo4uLahcXlqUieDimvx2dkzUlF1vb2rf7MxaQOdxOE17r5ouBMezOM3hDIeUi5Ok4Q4x0L84pFZEkEG7ultp8_hB8kvc2ht6zQ-LRttn7_XxJvHPHq7qvXLqgqM05ReoauqM6VTWLVR_LTOM6IJOXgH5B6J8rkAIjoThcbT2mPV9jsJ1NZlkuDGjzuobLKKn4bvWU3OboMeRzug45yTIRFPDax9Vvw2J9Sfz7bRGevRvURXr81WGrGV3DlGBpWXK4lT-kgR_uuUcu-OQvneP6NlQnJ-OzPMZSH7-A_6lhSvYRFgJ5znzzg7mwSU47vhqD4UTHOdaHKPlPcdd4nwhslPq1vmJVoMNdd-LtvWQtOY7pw7bhVIY8tLxDWmqUf5ihZS-RybEeTNhDRuhBf2Z_3kZSIkLQ_wZ5CPY0Ti8Wm_H3YMeZ4IehivaAZn6wzGknqdOu-exLZvT8OVDMJ-2mtzbUoOqEVACBCvyVNoQ3pnW8bP4zHstR1GmW7WFnk2oYBnNUHDB88cs5wPZbPjgKRYixUoRKhmK2uXNj0YfFt8MusyYRmzZUhtjeGrfxOK7_X6BuquQm9_-76h-MNFRC_xEZj_SbgbPuT7t=w725-h966-no?.jpg

Okay, with everything attached again, let's look at that pretty MG 42! The stock has a nice ribbed pattern on it.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/nUsoBYayi_lrGYjI3ZUzIQOkWyjZfP68-E9cZ36ystaz0PPiCiZlHG59Vpo_n1cGEXQ15GMBSkPpTvKFndC1lFA59vjVedRpJQ5dppUj3oUn07yd5FI1rJiCjRk9HUlG1OE8_clEUwRWbRR5qzPBuoZOT2F_yKTU3mzav6JBH06DmNEi92Kg0dga9fEKh6WFgemwo-83gOES7aNb8Cw7a8UcdpUDLci_kDJgsPqB5s9ugE3nDJaXKkNVGqLgOTGqiGbTlGiMJY33b4mgFmJ-7A5PfHg1q2wHekKd8gSv70fG6iEDCy_4pziMgLVW7HFVe-G_0r0FuLWPkjpM5NUyJtizEYCxBkYxf87846fJ3g1oV_4gi7B-Nz5ZWrtAidO3e9MmnPs4wzUJT1gSRBBe4SLN5YrjHw9wh_h0UxTBNRPG7-1_1IMJoocCHfRLzcLt58tgjWqtgTgZTIOSQ6cPXeQ0XTkBcVrGvVXGE_Gx46Wd0yNnt-Obt4zkc8pngooui-YRGGmICmvX1SdBt_U0GiF7MbLtMYZqGqDrVDbH5iOkLDj1DnT0meI4aTBPRLM-wSziy4wWIL_pdrbP-ELb-9COkxTWzMkPDE-FiHZzIAI-sI2nhFQ4Hhl_mRakigftKInIzqkRyWqctNnb5Tkgf2zm=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/zF6dBtdIrddMq-w3Uuwvukv5mzJ-a-3No9og_8127adDDfD4vjCzwO3Mxs_TiAYGF7qDRFBX_yqBD50LNT-2QXtKbgMkTpRHUZ5H70dhIQ2rH4w8kO1YmioCKWajU5ioTwDamIbT6Q4rvx9lWmz7LB2Od_zabxM4NHxemZ6cE7XbZEO96oUqCgCA97FeqhS_1XgZkdtML96IVmowuSR248y4sTWFQmcdM1t9M7YZpi8CKy2PJa6lB9aER6P553F7cLsxnDLpn4Q30BZSnwq4_Huu_Kd1F1dfzCEdch3PmXWB-ZQmKO3ABujbhxvferzWLR46-rpeTMy1DYg3Ze26rVV3YSGiv7lj2JJWi4UHryruNwkAk_45Vv7QFHmXPicUPx9E14U7RvKFT91poSVbMZe64HWqjIzYPjJj5Fj2iFnpAd2FKULT64Xv5hmpsZdLUk8LeEC1TbLGN0clgJl0WBhAzO0U5gX4LeMh6HNcUshmLAPPxCC2hPdHbpGY8xuz6aWF2PqYi6N4npqTggTBvdM6euqVOEwPG57aKlPsHnmGCFJ3BYhcFMZDvQ572L9ZWk6RivWhmMzwLGVEBDsog4YTwZX9IT2CFcG6KMi7przB9soZUokWFPiVXGVSzW9P1Y_xhKjJGBeWoYDT0DdwbirC=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

A lot of fake wear has been painted on it, very nice!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/9JDGqen41q07bWrld_BJFDj4wHRj6DJws7b8xgWf2zOD6HUVt4r_cWz3gYWya-YGSiTNKDVz4UUnce2Nb4l4FMGc69lxymC1J36o2Gg8ghRQkaCsWWhDAxXnSYpr2yKVygO86csY_T6EPi4fvjEut0Apv5mtgLxCaxDEZ-MJtHMgbppq7OcQSdUE8esvg3quZ76py4UfSM9RQgxuXKBtXp31rjraskt75ROwRoClw362nWIxnTDJzjwdx387fkplG7T7pWdkmI5u_wFXmFd9E5-c27T-tdHw4DGGTyvDWbjvIzF0cUrFHz3l8eW2NQ49RhvYir5jkQaEaLtCSLdZ8kNl0wVWRj4PvLxoGYTNqHljL9foUjcTYn1O0q2DqTmj2dk-kNfS-0N3nBp0NzA9i7WfO-OfVf6VLgp-tFF4MniIQqppKWX1LV3ZP38fCLnG8GLoqihAokItgsfOXspSrppwwsBNJ0utKNnxcatcl6EJ8jH7jhT-W0CX_V75BixGQxdpC4JH0a_TxEU41_7UUtHIcM7NKl6z3sLVpKG-zbf_dcWj0z6oiaOGdMwN8xQ7Rao5rNoZiRK1cNvwp3sx_PlVO7Nnhp8bw5DQyfMXydVCqjwCOgBP_uEsrgEVw1-GSbtH-hup3gworfeX8KI_KDHu=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

The muzzle looks like it has been used a lot. Also notice the loosely waving strap at the bottom of the gun.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/eVMQYujsDmsCSpxDVP7709FwbnFgxBh1lAKHRRNjFmycJ1XbVx1hs2-cnl38EH-ktQ02ydGBS1iPRnwUiOgkmXqCmfl0P3DvWFViSzkNkReXKhuq1yfh7-bRuDD3ht2Y4wJ962Q1gJHC1ZcZ1FmueYpIzt2hpK5i8tCDx8wBPK0mTXD36zel-xo6mXWGy50vcbz43wVbs8Q55W9-r7-8tZTVJ9QnXl_ISrxtYO1o6Lhs3k4x41aBVh32DP8wzDF7YHzMQwnmgO5elaDqHUaet8PbfnzSRQVlk5D6TRj0TnD9YwjHoOHC29k_-YVDRHFxbRgOcgPIJKbZbZM3PemSBxUSiPYYwrV4O8lvJRHWjHk-omuQ2MyQLwQV-GpAWEHQKiFwT31ZoJokzZHtuIJuuaQ8aXHuQVw4Q5coEyysoKh03lNYUra2Sln3RT6byuS0A92p2eaII9h9kaRyVX8dvRbWYp90Xor3o-uQSkn4OP4hZ_Jr53l4jscF1hXVqYm734VGUl2tNOLJk65kRlN_Z1_fFemhF4NQq8NQTVF7ESflWQUv0-Odw-6jQQ-_nBeyWBQZfe9cODYJiBmsg7NI8DR87FbXs5q7t1acIAfKOyPeG3SggS2PwBYhPG_CYDhX1u1XCJpCyITasT1XwgZrzjt2=w725-h966-no?.jpg

The other side of the strap attaches to the bottom of the handle and gives a pretty cool effect! You can also decide not to click it into the handle so the strap can be posed a bit differently.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Z97lYLrmea9SVLG4PgUFNqL1-wo7MGBANX7fbhDojC9VYKCNA798QutANGpT38TcoVQ_yOojgoFHfINFYcw3XVUi4MXpKexzYOO-HfS1k0VRBD6zJUQ-PZQFqQnFYeRapcbCiWQH_u4AK7quzq9KPlBeqspMjxGU6LLmdXBkWYPu5u5KwDONKYnXd_igZXAdX335loeX2lZbzxJYl5YFuPJVFfLcKgAkHDMz4Lo1SAtHL_N5nuOvnZ41L_22BwLgT7ZNZDXy7E7OPXriU3aAEgHiyIqngGvjd9Ae0FSHL_TNJ07Q5-ySGjmJUp6oxoReU8lJ63kPYJjZsVeONGqAyIRTz5Vg3BLEpQuBi0Wt0bJJHfrBQrZ4Vaf05QhmN09cYpknakJB2PlmHeKJCq0qV8TpOtpSha6BHOjLOLdxdxA8ie-4Z7GMuaL95ioSpFQVPnOcCUd7vrEtT9Oyx_RMgPgH3OBrZ5UzCn6fhN5n_9oEGF95eCeWs17CS0hNWC8bM08OVeqansoM47KgKGF16Ld5rQUD7xpva23D6I3IQwyC9WDvTpi9Lm58ZW8aLCT5wQF9yiBNUJuzL3uwTa9tMGisVhWULTO1uKEaMhPDNgrjFpY-Q2VXvW_vVNoP4zyjDeyclbLgtPQkSqAm6L9Ml5Gi=w1288-h966-no?.jpg

Getting to this asset, well, you can't get around it with the movement of the coat completely exposing her buttocks! Minna's behind is shaped very nicely with panties true to the anime, although they look uncomfortably small.

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Her thighs and butt cheeks are shaped very nicely. You know, if you are into that sort of thing.

Her tail is pretty basic in sculpt and paint, but it does it's work.

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Her Striker Units are also detailed a lot better than earlier figures in this line!

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The little decal at the bottom of her 'foot' references to her nickname 'Ace of Spades'.

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All the small parts have been painted very well, there are a lot of nice decals to look at and the camo print is also very effective!

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Just like with the other Witches, the spinning blades have a small dent upwards sculpted in there, giving a more realistisc look.

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Minna's base fits with the rest of the line: Basic blue, with a metal peg to hold the figure and the base tells some facts about her. The one peg to hold her feels very stable, although connection to the base is minimal.

The Points

Positive
- Very powerful and in-character posing!
- Lots of small parts have been painted well, especially on the gun.

Neutral
- Quite visible glue-leftovers on the figure from parts that were attached later in the production process.

Negative
- Her ears and front hair are of lower quality than expected.
- Right arm easily falls of because of the weight of the gun.

The Scores

Sculpting 8/10
The sculpting is done very well at most places, but there are a few let-downs, such as the fit of her right arm, the need of glue on some parts and the lack of detailing in some points, like her Gray Wolf ears.

Painting 9/10
Painting is done almost perfectly, with especially her gun looking very good.

Posing 8/10
Very in-character and powerful, although you can debate that she is one of the most 'static' ones of this set of figures.

Base 7/10
A big blue disc like the rest of the set. The metal rod seems to hold her well, but as I am the first owner and only had her on display for half a year so far, it is not proven much yet to me that it can hold for a long time.

Packaging 8/10
Bright and colorful box that protects the figure well and has matching colors.

Enjoyment 8/10
She is a very nice figure to complete the Alter Witches set, but I had a bit more nitpicks about her than I expected.

Comparison with the Kotobukiya Minna ITEM #61368

Minna also has an scale figure offering from Kotobukiya ITEM #61368 . I have heard a lot of good stories about that one, as that Minna is suposedly one of the best Kotobukiya figures out there, while this Minna is supposedly (one of the) 'Worst Witch' from the Alter set. As I was already collecting the Alter set and wanted matching bases and styles, it was logical for me to pick up Alters' Minna, but I do am thinking about also getting Kotobukiya's one later and could review about the differences they have another time.

Conclusion

While being a really solid figure, I do have to agree that there were some more letdowns than expected, still this figure is of really good quality and a good representation of her personality!

Availability

Originally this Minna retailed at ¥7,8K in 2011. She is still regularly available on second hand stores for prices in average of ¥6-8K. Meaning that you can pick her up for release price or a bit below that nowadays. With current figure prices and exchange rates, she is definitely worth that price!

And to finish it!

I am currently still unboxing most of my collection, but here is how she is displayed right now:

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I'm still deciding which Witches I will display together~

For those who read all this way, thank you! My next blog will be a picture showcase about Kinoshita Hideyoshi from Griffon Enterprises ITEM #78748 .

I hope you enjoyed this review, you could also check my other figure reviews when interested! Here are a few of my recent ones:

Kantai Collection ~Kan Colle~ - Fubuki - 1/8 (Kotobukiya): BLOG #41921
Strike Witches - Miyafuji Yoshika - 1/8 (Alter): BLOG #41904
Pokémon (Pocket Monsters) - Mewtwo & Giovanni Nendoroid Set #87: BLOG #41222
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters - Kaiba Seto - ARTFX J - 1/7 (Kotobukiya): BLOG #40334
POP Wonderland #2 Little Red Riding Hood trading figure set (System Service): BLOG #40292
Dragon Ball - Chi-chi - Figure Colosseum - SCultures - Zoukei Tenkaichi Budoukai 3 (Banpresto): BLOG #40240
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters - Yami Bakura - ARTFX J - 1/7 (Kotobukiya): BLOG #40178
POP Wonderland #3 Thumbelina trading figure set (System Service): BLOG #40142
Strike Witches - Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen - Figma #149 (Max Factory): BLOG #40117
Gekijouban Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions - Lemon Magician Girl - 1/7 (Kotobukiya): BLOG #40018


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Scoring8/10

Sculpting
Painting
Posing
Base
Packaging
Enjoyment

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Russel1 år siden#49131036I already have two Charlotte, so I'm definitely pickup the other Yoshika. I wish I could buy the Commemorative Theatrical Edition Gertrude, maybe the future if I win the lottery :D

Theatrical Gertrud is around 10,000 yen these days. I found her in sealed condition for 9,500 a few months back, so a little patience will allow her to become yours.
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Maakie1 år siden#49059651Although she is a good figure overall, I already get some better vibes just looking at the promo shots of the Kotobukiya one. I'm pretty sure the Kotobukiya one will find it's way into my collection also in a while. :)

Yes indeed. Theirs captures Minna's character better, and I believe that's one of the most important things when it comes to figures. While the Alter one may be more "detailed," as all these folks have said, they've forgotten that Minna's essence, just like that of any worthwhile character, is her most important quality. And Kotobukiya's Minna is around 1,500 yen these days, whenever she pops up.
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victorviper1 år siden#49146445I too went for the Koto Minna and it's interesting how oddly similar the two figures are. I think the Koto Minna might actually be better posed, and the adjustable arm that Koto used for their Witches actually gives some additional posing options for the figure.
The Alter Minna is the winner, however, in terms of the finish on her Striker Unit. On mine for example, the exact color of the yellow stripes on her Striker seems a little off model; they're more like a lemon yellow when in reality they should be orangish-yellow.


Yeah, they are more similar than for example Trude's Alter vs. Koto versions.

With Minna, Kotobukiya really wins when it comes to posing, but when it comes to detailing/shading, it's Alter winning. It's a choice that comes with pros and cons for both versions and no 100% determined winner in my opinion.
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I too went for the Koto Minna and it's interesting how oddly similar the two figures are. I think the Koto Minna might actually be better posed, and the adjustable arm that Koto used for their Witches actually gives some additional posing options for the figure.

The Alter Minna is the winner, however, in terms of the finish on her Striker Unit. On mine for example, the exact color of the yellow stripes on her Striker seems a little off model; they're more like a lemon yellow when in reality they should be orangish-yellow.
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MillyParis1 år siden#49123670Thanks love! I'll try and find a good replacement

Let me know if you find one, as I hope to continue using Camtasia, but as it can never be updated again...it's...eh. Not the perfect scenario. ;)

Russel1 år siden#49131036I already have two Charlotte, so I'm definitely pickup the other Yoshika. I wish I could buy the Commemorative Theatrical Edition Gertrude, maybe the future if I win the lottery :D

Oooh, so a completionist! Good luck with finding them all, especially Trude! :)
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Maakie1 år siden#49123076Are you also going to get revisions and alternative color variations or also one of each girl?


I already have two Charlotte, so I'm definitely pickup the other Yoshika. I wish I could buy the Commemorative Theatrical Edition Gertrude, maybe the future if I win the lottery :D
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Maakie1 år siden#49123076Thanks for liking my review! :) I am in no hurry, but I will pick up the remainders when I see them for a good sales price~ Good luck with your own completion! Are you also going to get revisions and alternative color variations or also one of each girl?
Not a dumb question at all. :) I render them with video editing software that I also use to edit the video's I make with my reviews. Have mainly been using Camtasia for that. Very easy to use software, but unfortunately it got a big price increase recently, so it's a bit hard to recommend that one now.


Thanks love! I'll try and find a good replacement
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Russel1 år siden#49065796As a fellow Strike Witches fan, I read with gladly your lovely review.
We have a common goal, collect all the SW-line from Alter. I hope you can finish this task soon :)
https://static.myfigurecollection.net/image/thumbnails/Russel1544822386.jpeg


Thanks for liking my review! :) I am in no hurry, but I will pick up the remainders when I see them for a good sales price~ Good luck with your own completion! Are you also going to get revisions and alternative color variations or also one of each girl?

MillyParis1 år siden#49114991Dumb question but how did you make the gif? o:

Not a dumb question at all. :) I render them with video editing software that I also use to edit the video's I make with my reviews. Have mainly been using Camtasia for that. Very easy to use software, but unfortunately it got a big price increase recently, so it's a bit hard to recommend that one now.
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Dumb question but how did you make the gif? o:
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As a fellow Strike Witches fan, I read with gladly your lovely review.
We have a common goal, collect all the SW-line from Alter. I hope you can finish this task soon :)

https://static.myfigurecollection.net/image/thumbnails/Russel1544822386.jpeg
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