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Frame Arms Girls Gorai by Kotobukiya (Part 2: Review)

Frame Arms Girls Gourai by Kotobukiya (Available From HobbyLink Japan)

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Gourai the Frame Arms Girl from Kotobukiya is all put together. Let’s see how this kit looks!

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All you need is a pair of plastic nippers, although a little bit of glue might be useful.

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Front, side and back shots. Definitely not that bulked out.

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The face and hair are well detailed.

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The elbows can bend more than 90°, and the shoulders can move well, too.

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The use of double joints in the knee makes more actions possible, but as you can guess the treads have to get in the way.

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There aren’t many weapons in this kit, but the optional faces, hands, and even arm and leg give you a lot of options.

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Here are some ready to fight poses you can easily pull off.

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And by changing the right arm and leg, you can match the cover art.

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She’s taller than a Real Grade kit from Bandai.

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Some final thoughts. I think Gourai is quite successful in terms of a plastic model kit. She’s got a good mobility and a cool look, and would stand out on your shelf without doubt. It’s a good problem to have compared to loose joints, but her upper arms are a little bit tight to move around. Despite that, it’s still hard to have her hold the huge cannon due to the weight. If you wanted to level up and add a bit of paint, the whole kit would look even better but even right out of the box, I think Kotobukiya did a very good job. With the M.S.G. series offering more and more weapons that are interchangeable, it looks like the line’s future is bright. Thanks for checking this out everyone!

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Custom duel!
 

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2 Comments

  1. this kit shows discontinued on the HLJ site will it become available again ? kinda want to get one after looking at this.

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