Introducing The Racing Miku 2012 Ver. Figma, But You Can’t Buy Her

By Ishaan . August 29, 2012 . 4:30pm

More Vocaloid figurines? More Vocaloid figurines. This time, we’re looking at Racing Miku: 2012 ver., which the Good Smile Company showed off on their blog today. This one can’t be purchased normally, though—you need to be a sponsor for the 2012 Good Smile Racing team. More details can be found here.

 

As indicated by the photographs, Racing Miku comes with an open parasol, a closed parasol, and a checkered flag as well. There’s a champagne bottle you make her hold on to as well. More images can be found at the links above.



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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Marc-Veiga/1395023396 Marc Veiga

    Bull. They need to stop making these exclusives. People don’t want to fork over hundreds of dollars just to get one.

    • Azuku

      You can say that, but the fact that these sorts of things not only sell out, but sell out very quickly seems to disprove that logic.

    • Grenalie

      “People don’t want to fork over hundreds of dollars just to get one.”

      You’d be surprised at how far the slippery slope goes.

      • Locklear93

        I’ve been sliding down it since 2006, myself, no end in sight.  On the bright side, it’s just like a water slide!

        Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

      • PoweredByHentai

        I’ve gone down the slope a few times already.  :D

        • ThatAzure

           Same here o.o; looks at iBRS figma looking all cool and sexy in the display case xD

          • PoweredByHentai

            I have the BRS figma that came with huke’s artbook.  :D

            I think Kinokuniya Los Angeles still has them in stock.

          • ThatAzure

            Me too :D~ And what an art book that is might I add :P!

  • Silver Citizen

    That’s a damn crying shame. I actually had the urge to get this one.

  • Visa Vang

    The cheapest sponsorship is 8000 yen. To be honest, around $90 for an exclusive is not bad if you’re one of those people (like me), who collects figures for a hobby. (-_-””) (Damn you Siliconera … I love you so much… I couldn’t stop myself from getting one…)

    • Locklear93

      Assuming 8000 yen is enough to get the figma (I’m not in the market just now, even though I do collect figures, so I haven’t checked), you’re completely right.  It’s high for a figma, mid or even low for most 1/8 PVCs, without taking its exclusive status into consideration.

  • Spectacularity

    *cries in a corner*

  • Mazdian

    Haha, her expressions are so cute and wacky! But 116USD for an exclusive is a bit painful on my wallet. x.x

    • Brandonmkii

      I’ve done worse! So I guess I’m in for this :3

  • ThatAzure

    Ouch Ishaan that title really hurt D: Anyway, Racing Miku is so cute :D

  • Darkrise

    Dammit it all! Why the tease!? It’s bad enough I just quit buying figma’s or anything related, now this comes out, making me want it badly, but noooo~ we can’t get it normally because of “sponsors only”! AGGHHH just- just leave me in corner… (*´д`*)

  • http://twitter.com/RaiuLyn Raiu

    I blame Good Smile for making this exclusive on some ridiculous sponsorship…

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    its cool someone would make a clone 

  • keithmaxx

    So instead of “buying” one, you “sponsor” one… yet you end up paying either way. Don’t see the difference, just a cute-as-ever Miku.

    • Visa Vang

       Sponsoring is basically buying. Usually you’ll be buying a space or area to advertise your business though.

  • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

    “Sigh”

    (Hands wallet over to Good Smile, with a frown) =P

    • PoweredByHentai

      I gave my wallet (and a kidney) to Griffon Enterprises.  They make excellent, excellent figures.  Can not resist Dog Day’s princess nor Tama-nee.  XD

      http://i47.tinypic.com/wciws6.jpg

      http://i49.tinypic.com/2zyeuth.jpg

      ALTER occasionally makes figures that force me into deliberation mode like its Selvaria and Gwendolyn figures.

      • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

        Indeed, Princess Millhiore is always cute and irresistible  =^_^=

  • Bakuryukun

    I really like her hair, it’s really dynamic looking.

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