Z.O.E. Dolores Limited Model by Kotobukiya (Available From HobbyLink Japan – HLJ.com)
Dolores is an Orbital Frame from the game Zone Of the Enders. Let’s see how this interesting-looking model is different from Jehuty and Anubis!
Crazy looking, and some might say cute looking cover art.
The box is almost the same size as an old school Master Grade.
The side art does a lot less mind warping. You can see the price of 6800 JPY. Get 20% off at HLJ.com!
The side shows what looks like pretty good mobility, as we’ve seen from the same Z.O.E. line with some additional parts.
Early buyer? As a bonus item, you’ll get small figures of a standing and sitting James Links.
When you crack open the box, you might find it’s more colorful than you’d expect.
The manual shows off the art nicely. It looks like a gallery piece.
The staples and printing may be lined up differently, but the build doesn’t seem too complicated.
The color guide crosses over 2 pages.
To give you an idea of how colorful it can be, here are some nice little plates to kick things off.
And the plates shown in alphabetical order.
The stand is actually clear black.
And here’s a small set of water slides.
Some final thoughts. First of all, I’ve been quite excited to open the box due having enjoyed the experience of building Anubis from the same line, and I continue to be impressed by the color and the details in the parts. So the next thing I want to find out is how different it is from other kits of the same line. Will it stand out? Would it be as colorful as it seems now? Most importantly, I’m still a little bit worried how well it will stay together, although Kotobukiya has been doing better on this front for recent kits. So stick around, and let’s find out more! Thanks for checking this out.