Review | Max Factory: Hatsune Miku (Tony’s Ver)

Its been a while since our last figure review. A few days ago, I posted some updates regarding my June figure loots. One of them is the magnificent figure rendition of Hatsune Miku from Max Factory. It was based on Tony Taka’s illustration.

Of all my Miku figures, this one got the 2nd position in my favorites area. Miku VN02 Mix still holds the throne (which I still haven’t reviewed yet).

Like always, I avoid using too much texts in my figure reviews. I always focus on using images rather than texts and just writing some brief concise comments about the figure’s strong points. This is to avoid boring you guys in the middle of the review. Looking at images is sooo much better than reading long texts right?

On with the photo review. :)

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The figure was based on this illustration of Tony Taka (My favorite artist). It clearly shows Miku’s gracefulness and energy as a performer.

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Tony Taka’s illustration was perfectly transformed into a figure by Max Factory. From the dynamic pose, to her free flowing twin tails. Amazing job here by Max Factory.

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The figure looks great from any angle.

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Transparent rods are included as a means of support for Miku’s hair.

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The flow of her hair is really natural. I’m not that sure but it seems that the material used on her hair was made out of hard plastic instead of the usual PVC. Correct me guys if I’m wrong here.

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Glossy paint was used on her hair which makes it standout.

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I love Miku so no pantsu shots! (maybe later lols!)

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Overall paintwork on this figure is flawless. She really pops out when displayed with my other figures.

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Such a lovely cute face!

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Face was very similar to the source illustration. You will know if its Tony Taka by just looking at the character’s face.

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I never get tired shooting at this angle. For me, this is the most beautiful angle of the figure.

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Very nice detail on Miku’s signature skirt.

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Her necktie (as well as her hair) flows naturally with her body movements. Small details like these really adds impact to the figure.

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I really love glossy figures. I’m just not sure if the glossiness stays after a few months since all of my figures are displayed in the open.

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Miku’s head props.

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Love the fingernails.

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Aside from her glossy hair, her dress also stands out because of its shiny silver paint.

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Figure base is like a concert stage. A perfect match with this version of Miku. It occupies a bit of display space though.

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There is a part on her hair where it is semi transparent. A good feature that adds depth to her hair.

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Every hair strand was perfectly recreated from Tony’s original illustration.

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I kept on looking for any negative comments about this figure. Unfortunately, I just can’t find any.

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One of the best Hatsune Miku figure rendition to date.

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One last shot of the entire figure to close this review.

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Loving this new Hatsune Miku figure in my collection. If you still don’t have her and have the budget, I suggest get her while she’s still available. Its worth it!

This is just my 1st figure review out of the 7 figures that arrived this June. Stay tuned for more. :D

See ya around!

Figure Info

  • Character: Hatsune Miku
  • Release Date: March 2011
  • Origin: Vocaloid
  • Brand: Max Factory
  • Artist(s): Tony Taka (Illustrator) / Chieri (Sculptor)
  • Version: Tony Version
  • Scale: 1/7
  • Price: ¥8,800
  • Buy Meter: buy-meter-pink

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