I’m not going to claim to know a lot about Ultraman. I’m sure a lot of you out there could tell me more than I could ever imagine knowing, including about this new Ultra Suit Ver7.5 Figure-rise kit. So here’s what the box says about this particular suit:
“An Ultraman suit worn by Moroboshi. Due to the feedback from Shinjiro’s B Type Suit, the Ver7.5 can be said to be the completed form of the Seven suits, in which he pulls off a powerful kick from the sky.”
Sky kicks, eh? But can we recreate those with this kit? Time to consult the box!
The text is a little hard to read in these descriptions, so here’s what you get:
- Great articulation on the joints to recreate dynamic action poses
- Two types of hand parts: open hands and fists which can be weapon-equipped
- The ability to accurately pose this guy in the Specium Sword drawing pose
- A unique weapon made for this kit, designed by Eichi Shizumu. That’s the bow-looking weapon that can break down into two blades
- A buildable stand that can house the aforementioned blades to achieve throwing poses
- And an LED unit so you can light the visor like a nightlight!
Here’s that lovely bit of background text I quoted to you before, as well as a note about the gloss-finish parts. Nothing about sky kicks, but maybe you can pose him that way yourself? (If you buy this kit and know what the pose is, please send pics of your rendition of this sky kick!)
Let’s dive right in, next, and get a look at those parts!
A1 and A2 are indeed shimmery, light gunmetal colored runners. These look nice in person especially! As you’d expect, these pieces are used mostly to build the armored suit parts as well as the weapons.
Here’s some real gloss! The B1 and B2 runners are all the red suit parts, and look almost like a candy finish. These are really aesthetically pleasing — just look at the light bouncing off those leg pieces!
For some reason, the clear runner is also an A, but I’m not complaining. This is the buildable stand that’s going to give you a whole lote of posing possibility.
C1 and C2 are more of that lovely, shimmering, finished gunmetal. The shade is a little darker than the A runners, though. Here you’re seeing the hand parts and a lot of joints.
The little extra pieces are always my favorite, and Ultraman doesn’t disappoint! Bandai is providing both stickers and decals for different details on the kit. The stickers are mostly black, and mostly cover wide color areas — you could get away with using paint here instead without too much trouble. The decals are for much finer detail that you probably won’t get with a brush unless you’re a pro.
Also featured are clear yellow parts for the visor, and that red brick is the LED unit that makes it glow!
So, what do you think? Will you be adding the Ver7.5 to your own lineup?