Kotobukiya shows another side of Ayase

7:00 AM on 02.27.2013 // Scarecroodle

No, she's not wearing a tentacle.

Kotobukiya's 1/8 scale "Thanatos Ver." Ayase Aragaki is currently available for pre-order. The usually conservative (almost prudish) Ayase is uncharacteristically depicted in a provocative outfit apparently styled after the character Thanatos Eros from one of Oreimo's fictional anime, Stardust Witch Meruru. While the actual Ayase may have shot down the cosplay suggestion as being too lewd, Kotobukiya has managed to get her in the outfit anyway and the character looks none too happy for it.

Oddly, it might be Ayase's discomfort that adds charm to the figure, as it captures Ayase's personality in her reaction to this drastically off-type costume. Both the sculpting and color use render this one a distinctive, oddly attractive piece. The coiled snake may strike some as being ostentatiously lewd (more-so if they confuse it for a tentacle) but it's certainly not more objectionable than the surprisingly bare back costuming (and subsequent bare bottom).

For those who enjoy a provocative take on Ayase, Kobobukiya's Thanatos version is set to release in late July.

[ Pre-order at HobbyLink Japan | Otacute | Hobby Search | AmiAmi ]

Photo Gallery:   (you can use your arrow keys)

 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Scarecroodle, Associate Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure Tips
What is a Scarecroodle? ~It's a catchier and more memorable name than Scarecrow, which is generally taken anyway. Scarecrow, being a fear-related villain with a catchy costume, is probably one ... more   |   staff directory

Get more tomopop:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.

Back to Top

  Light Theme      Dark Theme
What is the meaning of life, and do you have any more pizza rolls?
You may remix all content on this site under Creative Commons with Attribution
- Living the dream, Since 2006 -