Zange-chan Nendoroid Review

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So anyways, yes, I hate the Endless Eight arc in the new season of Haruhi >_>. But I disgress. Anyways, I got myself a Nendoroid Zange-chan by the very skilled GoodSmile Company.

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Zange-chan is from the series Kannagi, Crazy Shrine Maidens. I liked it quite a bit, though it does get corny at some times. Basically about a typical shounen who carves a likeness of a girl on a piece of wood and it gets possessed by a goddess and she actually comes to life. Hijinks ensues. If you haven’t seen it, note that Zange-chan is not her.

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I actually like Zange-chan better than her sister, the main character, Nagi. Yes, I admit that her actually having a rack is one reason, but overall I thought she was a much more interesting and funny character – especially since this girl isn’t actually Zange, but a girl she possessed.

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Just had to get this Nendoroid version of her. Pre-ordered from Hobby Search.

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I was just thinking that maybe Zange-chan would fit in as a decoration in a Church, considering the religious gear she’s wearing? As time goes on, the amount of Church-goers have decreased, maybe a mascot as cute as Zange-chan would attract more people to actully go on Sundays?

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Accessories? Apart from her Confession Sign, you see one of them around her neck … a kind of wiry necklace not dissimilar to Nendoroid Shana’s.

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She also comes with 2 different evil spirit insect things. I can’t remember what they were called.

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This one is a slug thing.

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There’s also a spider thing (Not pictured).

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Was too lazy to attach the spider thing.

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She also comes with a crazy face. Kind of reminds me of Higurashi no naku koro ni.

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Still cute however.

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Quality is superb, just like other GoodSmile Company figures. Can’t notice any significant defects as always.

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In conclusion another solid figure by GSC. 8.5 / 10. Definitely worth getting if you liked Kannagi. And even if you didn’t, the Church outfit and confessional sign is kinda different, as far as figure designs go.

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On my part though, I’m going to have a bit of fun with a “Confessional” series of 4Komas. But for now, till next figure review / 4koma / fanfic / stupid random figure stories. Konban wa! ~Ace

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4 Responses to Zange-chan Nendoroid Review

  1. Persocom says:

    Zange nendo turned out pretty good. I enjoyed the series but none of the figures that came out really convinced me enough to buy them. Endless Eight confession was good. I almost had my Figma Yuki go ballistic on Haruhi over it too.

  2. Snark says:

    “As time goes on, the amount of Church-goers have decreased, maybe a mascot as cute as Zange-chan would attract more people to actully go on Sundays?”

    Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, Jesus-chan.

  3. acesan says:

    Thanks. I have one other Zange figure, the bunny kotukobukiya one (I can never spell that right). Might do that one when I’m bored and already exhausted all my other content…
    @ Snark: Yes, but “Jesus-chan” would have to be a female moe-blob, tsundere loli (sacrilege >_<) and then it might work hehe

  4. NeedzMoarKyou says:

    OMG where did u get those awesome backgrounds? did ya make it yourself?

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