I finally received Figma’s Yomi Isayama figure. This is my first Figma action figure, and I’m impressed with its articulation, many hand choices, accessories, and line art accuracy.
The box has a nice blue/black color scheme. The action figure is protected from the plastic container by some thin plastic wrapping.
The left side panel shows chains and the blue butterflies from Kazuhiro, the evil boy.
Besides the action figure, there are several hands, two other faces, a head piece with a long pony tail, Yomi’s sword and sheath, the Douglas 28 iron, a display stand, a nice plastic bag for holding everything, a small instruction sheet, and a hand holder that holds 8 hands.
How tall is Yomi? She’s about 5 inches tall, about as tall as a Yamato VF-1S Gnu-Dou!
How do you change the faces? Each head (the long hair one and the pony tail one) has notches to fit first the face, then the hairpiece that includes the bangs and the sideburns.
Pony tail head face and hairpiece mounts
Face mounted onto pony tail head, and notches on hairpiece
Yomi’s sword and sheath are beautifully painted and detailed.
The pony tail pivots/rotates on back of Yomi's head. See the hole in Yomi's back? That's for the display stand.
Here’s how the display stand peg fits into the hole in Yomi’s back.
The display stand base is not wide enough, in my opinion, for poses that require Yomi’s feet to be widely apart.
There’s a nice cell phone accessory–Yomi used her cell phone a lot in the series.
The Douglas 28 iron comes with a chain!
In Episode 4, Yomi had to fight briefly with the Douglas 28 when her sword underwent maintenance.
Here’s the hand holder. It holds 8 hands.
Overall, this action figure is very nice, minus a slight PVC plasticky smell. It’s highly articulated at the ankles, knees, hip, shoulders, elbows, and even most of the hands. In most poses, you can have Yomi stand up without the aid of the display stand because the ankles are articulated. If you need to use the display stand, it’s easier to use it with the pony tail head, because the display stand peg needs to be plugged into Yomi’s back, and doing this with the long hair head is difficult.
I bought it from Hobby Link Japan, but it’s now strangely marked as Discontinued:
Did Figma make enough of these?