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28 December 2009 @ 03:46 am
What I wanted for Christmas(or for indefinite period of time)  
I'm supposed to write this as my response to coconut_sable's Japanese diary entry back in October, whereof she lamented how not-so-enticing Neca's HBP action figures looked. I won't start criticizing the quality of those action figures(since even Japanese manufacturers sometimes settle into low-quality figure products, sadly), but I admit, I really WANT a option of Harry Potter collectible figurines, other than those lame-copy-of-actors action figures or too-classy-to-play-with Tonner dolls!

I'm addressing this matter here and now because, one of my favorite manufacturer, Good Smile Company, had announced their 2nd line of "Death Note" Nendoroid Petit Figurines due January 2010, which looks like this:




...hope you all see its lethal power of cuteness now. I'm not even a big fan of Death Note, yet I'm bracing myself because, if I'd ever see it, I'm pretty sure to buy and collect them all! (BTW, each figurine sells for mere 525 yen, meaning, you can buy three at the price of aforementioned Neca's action figure!)

You may think those chibi-figurine products are possible because they originate from anime/manga.  But then, there were these "Indiana Jones" figurines (manufactured by Kotobukiya) released last year:




Oh yessss, thank Lucusfilm for delegating the whole designing&sculpturing task to Kotobukiya!


So I must emphasize here that, technically speaking, it's all feasible to create cute, collectible Harry Potter figurine products!
With that in mind, let's get to the point: here's my sketch to Santa this year, a draft of possible, future plan of Draco figurines!







So here are my suggestion for Draco figurine(or can be a cellphone charm)'s design, for which I picked up seven variations: 1)a basic Hogwarts uniform in PS,  2) Quidditch gear in CoS, 3)another uniform in PoA, 4)winter wear in PoA and 5)yule ball dress in GoF(as for 4 and 5, I don't remember much details of the wardrobe so make any correction at your side!^^;), 6)black Armani suit in HBP, plus rare/secret  of  7)white ferret!Draco in GoF.  



Now, if only Santa delivers this draft to JKR and Warner Brothers Inc., gets their approval and handles all those rights controls and other things, then secures the right sculptors of Good Smile Company or Kotobukiya(preferably, of the team which did this Hetalia figurines!) and makes them sell under 800 yen a piece, my eternal dream would come true...!!8-D


(Oh and IMO, making Harry figurine would be even easier, since they can just use the mold of Itoshiki-sensei's head!)
 
 
 
leo_draconisleo_draconis on December 27th, 2009 07:03 pm (UTC)
Omg, these are all awesome but for some reason the Draco cell phone charm just cracks me up! I want one!!
Maemae_linda on December 27th, 2009 08:04 pm (UTC)
So does Harry :D

*huggles*
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): h/dyumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 10:03 am (UTC)
Hehe, indeed I want Harry one, too!^^ Thank you!<3
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): First Comment Condomyumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 09:52 am (UTC)
Wheee, thank you for your comment!:-D Hehe, yes, I too want Draco&Harry's charm for my cellphone soooo much!!<3
cassie_blackcassie_black12 on December 27th, 2009 09:41 pm (UTC)
Awww, I wants a ferret!Draco one!
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): Hiro Mizushima Manipyumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 10:23 am (UTC)
Thank you!^^ Hehe, I can absolutely see the market demand for some ferret!Draco products-- wonder why there ain't any.:(
Gabriela: drarrygirlofavalon on December 27th, 2009 09:47 pm (UTC)
They are so cute! I definitely want ferret!Draco. Btw, both ferret!Draco and Yule Ball suit are from GoF ;)
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): Hiro Mizushima Manip3yumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 10:28 am (UTC)
Aww, thank you! Seems that the title "GoF" went out of my mind somehow^^;(it's fixed it now.:-)) Oh yes, I too want some ferret!Draco products!!!=3
deekchandeekchan on December 28th, 2009 04:36 pm (UTC)
You're so brilliant! XDDD
If you were to manufacture these Dracos I would be the first one in line to buy them!!! *_______* Oh...and if you would be so kind to make one or two or a thousand of them with Harry attached, maybe in compromising positions, I would be most pleased. ^_____^ *Draco would be too hahaha*

YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): h/d mineyumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 10:34 am (UTC)
Thank you!!^^<3
Unfortunately I can't actually manufacture any of those products, but as for the ideas for the unprecedented products featuring HP characters, I have TONS.(maybe I'll write another entry about those wacky product ideas, hehe!:-D)
reicheruchanreicheruchan on December 29th, 2009 03:11 pm (UTC)
great idea!!!! i would love to get Draco figurines!!!!! hahahaha~
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): Now Wanking...yumekutteikt on January 6th, 2010 10:42 am (UTC)
You know, those cute figurine products are really common in anime industry, so I really wonder why not in HP...Grrrrr!!=3
coconut_sablcoconut_sable on January 26th, 2010 10:41 am (UTC)
ごめんね(>_<)
今、気付きましたっ!
そうですよねっ!やはりドラコのフィギュアはYuKIさんが描いて下さったように、『こういう姿や形』であるべきなんですねっ!!
うん、うん、分かります♪
とりあえずだな、まずは変なドラコのフィギュアを作った罰ゲームとして、「メイドコスしたドラコたんを作れっ!」と大声で言いたいです、わたしとしては!
ガチャポンとして、チビドラコのYuKIさんが描いた2頭身バージョンのドラコを造形して(もちろん海洋堂で!)、シークレットとして、メイドコスを混ぜるというので、どーでしょう?♥♥
……でも、それをネカ社が作ったら、ある意味嫌だなぁ。それだけは勘弁して欲しいです(T_T)
ちなみにわたしは実は「Living Dead Dolls」で、棺桶に入った血みどろドラコも見てみたいのです。
きっとドラコなら「高慢」とか、死亡証明書に書かれてそうです。アイテムは白と黒の小鳥さんとか、一輪の薔薇とか、いっしょに入ってたりして。スーツは黒だな。ああっと、例の「汚いぞポッター」のバッチも忘れずに。

――などなど、いろいろ妄想が膨らんで楽しいですよねっ!萌えをありがとうございました~♥♥♥
YumeKutteIkt(YuKI): DR+TFyumekutteikt on February 3rd, 2010 06:21 pm (UTC)
ひゃーコメントありがとうございます!というか、もともと自分の方がすっごい遅レスですみません!ほんと、サブレさんの日記読んで、「そうだーその通りだー!」と思っていつか描こうと思いつつ気が付けばこんな日付に、あわわわわ…^^ゞ
メイドコスいいですねっ!(ハァハァ)血みどろドラコというのもいいっ!ぜひゴスロリっぽい衣装で…♥ というか、上でもいくつかコメが来てますが、フェレットドラコは商品化すれば絶対欲しがる人いると思うんだけどなぁ。てか日本で商品化してくれよぅー!

──あわわ、ほんと妄想が広がってしまいますよね!こちらこそほんとにありがとうございましたー!^^