Today you’ll be sea-ing a review on an ink-redible character, de geso. I’ll give you a shrimp is you can guess who it is, de geso!
That’s right, today’s review is on Figma Ika Musume by Max Factory! Ika Musume is the ink-redible invader from the anime Shinryaku Ika Musume. In the anime, Ika Musume is forced to work at the beach house Lemon to pay for a wall she broke during her attempted invasion.
Here’s where being a figma has it’s advantages!
Since Ika’s “hair” is actually tentacles, the back of her head is fitted with joints. The tentacles themselves are a mixture of soft and hard PVC. Not each tentacle is poseable, but they can be spread apart and moved in groups.
Now we can take a look at Ika’s optional parts!
She comes with three faces
An invading expression, a happy face(for when she’s eating shrimp), and a frightened face.
I love all of the faces, but wish there could have been more since Ika makes alot of funny faces in the show. This is unlikely though since three faces is considered standard for figmas.
These are perect since Ika is a waitress at Lemon!
The clawed hands are meant to hold the plates, but there are no pegs on the plates or hands which forces you to merely balance the food in her hands. I’ve found the deault hands work better.
The tentacles can be bent into all kinds of shapes. This is such a neat original figma accessory that majorly boosts Ika’s playability!
And on that note, we’re finished looking at Ika, so let’s go outside and have some fun with her!
Too bad I’m not anywhere near a beach, or I’d take her there. Perhaps I can take Ika to the lake one day…
I’m happy with her. Her simple bright design lends to a lovely figma and the moveable tentacles were nicely excecuted. I only wish I had a beach to take her to. It’s also a shame that they most likely won’t expand and make figmas of more characters from the show, although this is understandable since the other characters are human.