Review | GSC: Black Gold Saw (Animation Ver.)

Figure review time comrades! Today, we will be going to take a look at GSC’s Black Gold Saw (Animation Ver.). The figure has the very same feel and design like the previous BRS figure releases. And also, like the previous figures, it looks freakin’ awesome!

Black Gold Saw was Good Smile’s 3rd figure release which was based on the Black Rock Shooter anime. If you’re a fan of the anime, you’ll know that one of the unique elements of the characters are their insanely huge weapons. This unique element is really evident once figure manufacturers decided to transform the characters into actual figures.

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Black Gold Saw still has the very same design and feel like the previous BRS figure releases.

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It sports the same black and white “concrete blocks” , debris, and swirling chains.

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Like other BRS figures, Black Gold Saw wields an insanely huge “saw-like” blade. The good part is, the weapon direction is going forward instead of sideward, thus, saving ample display space.

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Outfit design of Black Gold Saw for me is the sexiest. Her character is pretty mature looking too.

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BRS figures are famous for their dynamic poses and Black Gold Saw is no different. Her stance is one of the best for me.

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I had a hard time assembling this figure. The “slots” for the chains are pretty hard to find. The figure is really complex and I’m really impressed how they distribute all those weight to make it stable.

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One of the things I really like about this figure is her angelic face. Calm, Innocent, yet Deadly.

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BRS characters are mostly “demon” or “hell” themed with its “claws” and horns” in the overall character design.

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GSC’s overall sculpt of the figure is nothing but PERFECT. Black Gold Saw’s womanly curves is really evident because of this top quality sculpt. One of the sexiest character/figures in the BRS figure line.

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The figure looks great on all angles. I’m spending hours just holding the figure and appreciating all of those figure detail goodness.

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Gotta love those micro details.

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Overall paint job of the figure is top notch. The mixture of glossy paint and weathering effects are what makes this figure pop out in your  collection.

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“Stars” has been a trademark of BRS character design. Really don’t have any idea why.

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Black Gold Saw’s insanely huge signature weapon.

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The weapon really tells why the character’s name has a “saw” word in it lols.

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Its not BRS if there are no “horns”…

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skulls…

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and stars… Those 3 elements are what makes BRS characters “BRS”.

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I’m not sure if her leg armor is a weapon too. Looks like it is…

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Figure reviews are fun with shots like this…

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A closer look to her leg armor details.

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The signature BRS diorama base design.

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Assembling this base is not totally fun lols. You will spend some time searching for the chain “slots” because it blends to the overall details of the base.

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“Chains” have been an integral part of BRS figures. It really ads to the overall presentation of the figure.

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Closer look at the chain details. It’s PVC btw.

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Chains, chains, and more chains…

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Some final shots to close this figure review.

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This figure is no different with the other BRS figures when it comes to quality, sculpt, and design. It looks awesome on every angle and a worth it addition to your BRS figure collection. By far, she’s my favorite out of the 4 BRS figure releases (Strength review soon!), and the most sexiest.

I hope you enjoyed reading this figure review and there’s still more to come! Thank you so much for your support ;) See ya around comrades! \m/

Figure Info

  • Character: Black Gold Saw
  • Release Date: June 2011
  • Origin: Black Rock Shooter
  • Brand: Good Smile Company
  • Artist(s): Kawanishi Ken (Sculptor)
  • Version: Animation Version
  • Scale: 1/8
  • Price: ¥9,333
  • Buy Meter: buy-meter-pink

Join the conversation - 3 Comments

  1. Tim on Tue, 2012/03/27 at 10:36 PM

    Good photography! The figure looks even better than the stock images used by the retailers. Damn..I would have bought this one if I knew it looked this good.

  2. Otakumouse on Thu, 2012/03/29 at 12:56 AM

    Thanks so much guys!

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