With preorders launching for the figure, Good Smile Company has posted a preview of the June release of the 1/8th scale Insane Black Rock Shooter. Based on the character's anime incarnation, she's complete with the "burning insanity" look and the Insane Cannon Lance and the Insane Blade Claw weapons.
She’s huge!! Σ(ﾟДﾟ;）
If you compare her to the mugs, you’ll get an idea of the size!
Ever since the Summer WonFes, this figure has been on display at a number of events so I’m sure many of you already knew she was coming!
Today I’ll be playing with the very last premium Good Smile Company figure to be announced this year…
From TV ANIMATION BLACK ROCK SHOOTER:
Insane Black Rock Shooter!
From the anime series that aired during Fuji TV’s noitaminA block ‘Black Rock Shooter’ comes a 1/8th scale figure of Insane Black Rock Shooter, the character with a flame of insanity burning in her eyes. She is posed holding both of her primary weapons – the Insane Cannon Lance and the Insane Blade Claw. Both her and her weapons have been sculpted down to the finest of details. If you’re a fan of the series you’ll be sure to enjoy this impressive figure of Insane Black Rock Shooter!
A truly magnificent figure!!
I absolutely love my Nendoroids, but every time I see a GSC scale figure I can’t help but be amazed by them. Six years ago I would never have believed someone if they told me I could get my hands on a figure with this much detail and quality!
I can say with confidence that this figure is some of the highest quality in the industry at the moment!! (`･ω･´)
She’s too big to use a single monitor as a background!
This is how she looks if you try to fit all of the weapons into a single shot! You should get a good idea for the size by comparing her to the size of the monitor and keyboard – she really has an amazing size!
Obviously the size isn’t the only amazing thing though – she is also amazingly detailed, and I’m sure you’ll agree with that after reading through this blog!
This is how she looks from the back!
Normally figures have one specific pose or angle that is meant to make them look either super cute or really awesome. This is normally the whichever angle the figure’s line of sight is looking toward, but Insane-chan seems to look really awesome any angle I look from!
Everyone normally has some angle that makes them look less attractive, but the world of figures can be charming no matter where you choose to look from!
This is how she looks from above!
This angle gives you a good look at what gives her so much volume – the huge weapons in both hands, the twin-tails expanding outward and the chains swinging around her are all such great uses of the space!
This figure was actually sculpted by kiking-kun from the Good Smile Shanghai team! Super impressive work!!
The pride of a figure – the face!
As I said before… truly magnificent!! The red dot in the center of her eye really catches your attention, and also captures the insane side of Insane-chan!
I personally have to emphasize this area!!
Her hips are absolutely amazing!
huke is well known for his designs with a really slim body-line, and Insane-chan is a very good example of one of his slim builds… but that round area around her hips is simply outstanding!!
They are a little bit hidden away in this photo (not on purpose…), but her inner thighs are also simply delicious!!
The Insane Cannon Lance!
The weapons, armor and base all have a metallic appearance with a coarse texture which gives a really realistic effect!
There are also so many different shades of black on the figure – the subtle differences make such an incredible difference.
The belt is painted to have a dirty appearance!!
I have to wonder how much work making just this belt would be in mass production…
The jacket edges are also really intricate (they have two layers!), and the armor is so detailed… everywhere you look is a treat to the eyes!
The spiky and angular design of the armor contrasts so nicely with the material you can see behind her knees here! It’s amazing how much the textures come out from the sculpting… absolutely amazing work!
The same area from the back!
I really love this angle! Just look at the way the armor looks all tightened around her right thigh, or the lovely soft skin of the left thigh!!
Last but not least, the base!
The base really brings out the atmosphere of the ‘Hollow World’! It is made to look like broken up land all around her feet, and looks fantastic from every angle! The gradient paintwork is also great… it’s hard to believe so much detail went into just the base – it’s really brings the figure together perfectly!