Arguably the top maker of “Touhou Project” figures, ques Q once again imposes its dominance in sculpting the deities from the said series with its latest creation, a 1/8 scale figure of the Scarlet Mansion’s loyal housemaid, Sakuya Izayoi. Unlike previous Sakuyas which projected frowns on their faces, the aforementioned niche manufacturer went with a 180 degree route and shows the deadly time manipulating servant with a smiling expression. While this may seem weird, if a bit retarded to some, the glowing smile actually works well due to the fact that Sakuya’s playful and gentle pose almost necessitates it. What I’m most impressed with is the clock signs on her apron. They’ve been superimposed to almost realistic heights which is quite rare even among the bigger names in the figure industry. Sadly the release date is quite soon so some people may have to cross out that Christmas ham off their list if they want to get this. She’ll be released in December with a 7600 yen price tag.
Images taken from AmiAmi.