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Goodsmile Company - Jeanne d'Arc (Alter) Santa Lily - 1/7 ReviewGoodsmile Company - Jeanne d'Arc (Alter) Santa Lily - 1/7 ReviewReview

ShikirollShikiroll1 year ago
.。*゚+.*.。 Hello MFC! ゚+..。*゚+

Its been awhile since my last review! I've welcomed many new figures into my collection, but have yet to write their reviews due to procrastination _:(´ཀ`」 ∠):_ To end the procrastination streak, lets start off with Goodsmile Company's Jeanne D Arc Alter Santa Lily! (*´▽`)
I remembered seeing her prototype a few years ago and going "Woah that's pretty neat (☆ω☆)" But I wasn't a huge fan of her so I decided to give the preorder a skip. But one fine day last year while I was surfing Amiami, she was up for only ¥6870!! (°ロ°) ! And thus she is here in my collection today LOL


Box / Packaging
https://i.ibb.co/BjN100L/20200223-161957.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Front  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/hsr980k/20200119-161505.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Right  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/qkT26G3/20200119-161531.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Left  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/nzt3pCw/20200119-161520.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Back  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
Her box design was relatively simple, can't go wrong with a wintery theme for a Santa (˙▿˙) I really liked the golden lettering on the front window! Made the box look so much more fancy and festive~
Tough corrugated cardboard was used for the box, so it is extremely sturdy! Even damaging it would be quite a feat
There were many comments on the outrageous shipping fees due to the size of the box, but personally I don't find it excessive! (´• ω •`) I mean, just look at the size of that lance and ribbons! (°o°) and even though the box was bulky, overall she was pretty light in weight

https://i.ibb.co/MhkxnRp/20200119-161656.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Blister  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
Fresh out of the box! There are double layers and her lance and ribbons are on the bottom blister (・ᴗ・) She is super well protected! No worries about any breakage

Base / Figure
https://i.ibb.co/rM73N3Y/20200119-162010.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Base  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
Her base is this small precarious chimney (´ д `) It feels really light and I wasn't sure if it was going to support the figure well, but turns out the peg was pretty secure d(°∀°d) The painted on bricks was kind of a bummer though, it looks quite fake as compared to the more worn version of bricks in the prototype
https://i.ibb.co/F3tMTR2/20200119-162600.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Front  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/1nkFr5L/20200119-163925.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Right  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/b3mj31H/20200119-164014.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Left  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
https://i.ibb.co/v1xsdG6/20200119-163950.jpg
✧・゚: *✧・゚:*  Back  *:・゚✧*:・゚✧
Here she is assembled!! (*´︶`*)♡ putting her together was pretty simple since she did not have too many fragile parts. She's absolutely adorable!! (❤ω❤) Lets look at more close ups~
https://i.ibb.co/0QzbDFK/20200119-162811.jpg
Hnnnng just look at that blushing pout-- (´ ε ` )♡ her face is really nicely sculpted and looks good from different angles even though her huge headpiece blocks her face sometimes! The paint job of the ribbons and headpiece were really neat as well! As expected of GSC quality (°◡°♡) And of course Jalter isn't complete without the signature ahoge!
https://i.ibb.co/ChkyF3p/20200119-162932.jpg
A closer look at the bells and ribbons
https://i.ibb.co/VDV0FkL/20200119-162917.jpg
Her outfit has been faithfully recreated as well! The creases of her skirt looks amazing, like real cloth creasing (✯◡✯) The fluttering of her cape provides a subtle sight underneath~ The pompoms in are also slightly shaded and textured so they look like snowballs!
https://i.ibb.co/tBtggq0/20200119-164033.jpg
The other star of this figure is of course, the lance XD It is extremely detailed, and almost as heavy as the figure itself!
https://i.ibb.co/C2YHKNB/20200119-163041.jpg
The golden and purple accents the silver lance very well! It gives of a fleur de lys inspired look and I loooove it (✧▽✧) its such a unique shape!
https://i.ibb.co/6Y5KzTR/20200119-163109.jpg https://i.ibb.co/4NrfTvv/20200119-163121.jpg
The banners are separate from the lance, and have to be fixed on! The way they flutter makes it look like a gust of wind just went by, it looks so natural! And on the tip of the banners, there is the New Orleans singularity logo printed in gold for extra fanciness °˖✧◝(⁰▿⁰)◜✧˖°
https://i.ibb.co/MVTQ3xx/20200119-163135.jpg
The tail of her lance is also well detailed! The whole lance is made of plastic, but the tip is still really pointy and sharp, so be careful! (×_×)
https://i.ibb.co/hDmxJ3c/20200119-163229.jpg https://i.ibb.co/4MPhYmY/20200119-163203.jpg
Here are some pictures of her hands! Her right hand looks really nice and is the perfect fit for the lance, her fingers are also very well defined. Her left hand which is supposed to be resting on the chimney, has a gap and isn't able to fully touch the base (╥ω╥) But this defect is not obvious since it is a hard to spot angle so I'll let it slide (`ε´) other than the floaty hand, her fingers are sculpted really nicely and naturally as well!
https://i.ibb.co/BBZcRfs/20200119-163331.jpg
She has a lil puff ball on the back of her dress! (❤ω❤)

https://i.ibb.co/qpp05mT/20200119-163314.jpg
And of course, the little Gille doll, who knew he could look remotely cute? ┐( ̄∀ ̄)┌
https://i.ibb.co/C5JdgzW/20200119-162835.jpg https://i.ibb.co/0G7cpRx/20200119-163014.jpg
Her legs were one of the highlights for me in this figure and boy I was not disappointed (¬‿¬ ) The shading and sculpting is amazing. And also, she's wearing some really weird shoes huh ( ˙▿˙ )
https://i.ibb.co/YyHqL7W/20200119-164533.jpg
Her cape is detachable and you can display her without it as well!
https://i.ibb.co/pf6cSTT/20200119-164547.jpg https://i.ibb.co/YZCtsxB/20200119-164616.jpg
Gives you a better look at her shoulder and back sculpts d(°∀°d)

Comparisons
https://i.ibb.co/3F6JYVx/20200119-163529.jpg
Santa Lily vs Kadokawa's 1/7 Illya
I wanted to compare her with someone of similar height, and so here she is side by side with Kadokawa's Illya! They look pretty similar in scale, but if I were to nitpick, I'd say Santa Lily looks a little smaller in comparison! (´・ᴗ・ ` )
https://i.ibb.co/sQVwk1V/20200119-163801.jpg
Santa Lily vs Easy Eight's 1/8 Chloe
In case you did not read my review on Chloe (do check it out hehe) I mentioned that her scale is closer to a 1/7 than a 1/8, which is very evident when beside Santa Lily. Lore wise, Santa Lily is around 8cm taller, so I would say this is a pretty good scale match up! (b˃ᴗ˂)b

Overall
https://i.ibb.co/DR3sHyy/20200119-164223.gif
I am a huge fan of the Fate series, so any Fate figure addition is most welcome (´ ∀ ` ) Especially at such a steal! Overall I think this is a really nice figure even at its original price. Even though this was an impulse purchase, I'm really glad I got it! Just a note that she does take up quite a lot of space due to the lance (´-ω-`) I hope this review was useful for anyone planning to get her, and do comment any questions you have! I will try my best to answer them ( ´ ▽ ` )ノ
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Scores8/10

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Comments8

Cloudberry1 year ago#75891676Thanks for the review! I really like her little blush, it's different side of Jeanne than the Alter version.
The base is a bit bland like you said; the chimney looks too clean but Jeanne's outfit is pretty cute. I've seen this figure before at conventions but I didn't realize until now that she's wearing a bra lol.


LOL yeah its a pretty fan service-y outfit, I feel cold looking at her (´- `)
1 year ago
evenstar881 year ago#75891446This is such a pretty Christmas-themed figure, I enjoyed reading your review of her!

Thank you so much for reading! (^ω^)
So glad I decided to get her hehe
1 year ago
ferodark1 year ago#75884714Awesome figure

Can't go wrong with GSC (・∀・)
1 year ago
galablue1 year ago#75884484Great review, love the little 360 gif at the end. Her ribbons remind me of those blown sugar ones you find around the holidays ... I am starting to drool. This review literally made me "smell" Christmas, lol!

Thanks so much for reading! (≧ω≦) I always try to include a gif so that its easy to see the whole figure without being flooded with pictures~

I was planning to do this review on Christmas but hahahhahahahaa seems like I'm a little late (・ω・")
1 year ago
Thanks for the review! I really like her little blush, it's different side of Jeanne than the Alter version.

The base is a bit bland like you said; the chimney looks too clean but Jeanne's outfit is pretty cute. I've seen this figure before at conventions but I didn't realize until now that she's wearing a bra lol.
1 year ago
This is such a pretty Christmas-themed figure, I enjoyed reading your review of her!
1 year ago
Awesome figure
1 year ago
Great review, love the little 360 gif at the end. Her ribbons remind me of those blown sugar ones you find around the holidays ... I am starting to drool. This review literally made me "smell" Christmas, lol!
1 year ago
Bringing the hobby to your door.

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