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Friday, January 19, 2018

ZNN Merch Review - Revoltech Judy Hopps!


Hey, hey there fellow Zootopians! It's Surrika, with another merchandise review! I have been waiting for this piece of merchandise since the moment it was teased and I even dropped a hint in my last review that this would be my next piece to take a long look at. Nice work if you picked up on that hint by the way! I am of course talking about the Revoltech Judy Hopps posable figure.

So let's stop delaying and get into the review! See you after the break!


So, where do I start? Well let's begin with what the box contains- the 4” Judy figure itself with 4 interchangeable face plates (making 5 in total because thankfully Judy already comes with a face attached)! There are also 3 interchangeable hands, making 5 in total, 2 open palms, 2 closed fists and a holding hand for the tiny carrot pen accessory it also comes with.  It also comes with a transparent hook-stand so you can keep her balance with the more top-heavy poses.  So far though, I have had no need for the stand as every pose I have put her in, she has managed just fine without it.

An example of using the hook

So now that the contents of the box has been put aside let's take a closer look at the figure itself. Needless to say this is the most detailed Judy Hopps figure out there right now. I can also prove this to you because this is the only figure that has bothered to include a certain plot heavy item. I wonder if you know what item I referring too? Well here, I will even show you via a photo.

Nick's already gone.

That's correct! The fox-away spray. Surprisingly this was one of the first things I noticed about the figure, and you know my love of detail!

I had the goofiest grin on my face when I unboxed this figure and I immediately got to posing. Let me tell you I haven't had this much fun with a figure in a long time. I felt like a kid again.  Ideas came rushing through my head and I immediately began testing the limitation of this figure's posability!


Trying to see what I can get away with pose wise!

You have all undoubtedly seen the silly pictures of people posing her eyes in very hilarious fashions. Giving her all kind of crazy-eyed expressions. This is because the eyes' on each of the interchangeable faces have little knobs on the back, which you can use to adjust the eyes line of sight. Have her looking down, up, right, left or two locations at once for maximum silliness level.  The faces in question have 5 emotions which are smiling, grinning, shocked, worried or my personal favourite... maximum sass.


The many faces of Judy Hopps

The articulation of the figure itself is incredible.  The articulation points are the ears, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, waist, tail, thighs, knees and ankles. Yes, you heard me right- the ears are a point of articulation, meaning you can have her ears straight up or even “You are not fine,” ears droopy mode. As you saw from the image highlighting the fox-away spray, the articulation is so good you can even re-create poses from the movie.

The great thing about this figure is because it is so posable the only limit to the scenes you create with it is your imagination. I have done many poses and even went to my local sushi place with it to see what I could get away with in terms of scenarios I could put Judy in.  Had a few close calls of her almost falling in food with it, but here are 3 of the pics. You can find the rest here!




Judy tries some sushi!

Needless to say this is so far the best piece of merchandise to come out of the Zootopia franchise ever. It was well worth the money and if you want to order one for yourself (If you call yourself a collector you NEED this) you can do so at Ami Ami. They are already taking pre-orders for the Nick Wilde figure and I simply cannot wait to give my little meerkat claws on that one!

But I guess this Nick will do for now!

Wait, what's that?  I haven't said anything bad about the figure?  Well that's because, on a technical level, there is nothing bad to say about it.  The biggest (or should I say smallest) gripe I've heard people say about the figure is it's small size.  Well, that's because it's a posable figure.  Those are normally very small.  Plus, they are releasing a Nick one which I bet will be bigger so you can pose them like the film portrays!

I personally have had nothing but fun with this figure from the moment it touched my paws.

This has been Surrika, your meerkat of merch! See you all at the next review! 

9 comments:

  1. This is an impressive figure, alright. Looked it up on Amazon...a bit steep for my liking at the moment. :)

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  2. My one problem with the figure, having got it yesterday, is that there's no Angry Face for her. Which means I can't put her in action poses without it looking a bit odd.

    what do you mean this figure wasn't meant to do rider kicks

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  3. Figure design must have come a long way since I was a kid, that actually sounds really cool. The adjustable eye line alone is kinda mind blowing to me ^^

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  4. A couple of these showed up a little while ago. Very impressive figure! Detail, paint, poseability and options are amazing. I received mine direst from AmiAmi, but here tell that Ebay has listings for just a few dollars more, while Amazon's still pricey. Those sushi poses are great! Love the one with the receipt... Ethan has a point, tho. It needs an attack-bunny face. Could also be useful when she wants to rip Nick's head off. Great item, fun review! Stubat

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  5. There are only two things that would have made this amazing figure better would be a Fox Away spray prop and an angry face.

    I got hit by customs importing this, but it was so worth it.

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  6. Purchased my Judy and it arrived from Japan in the mail!! I love the many ways she can be posed. I try to change her attitude each day. Can't wait for Nick to arrive (also preordered!)

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  7. My only complaint with this is that Judy sits like she has to have the whole couch but that’s a limitation of the figure, otherwise it’s great!

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  8. My Judy arrived in the mail today (I got mine from BigBadToyStore.com, and I pre-ordered Nick from the same, but they're currently sold out of both). If I had any gripes, it would be that her whole head pops off too easily, allowing her uniform collar to fall off and possibly become lost. Still, I've enjoyed messing around with her different faces and poses, as seen here: https://goo.gl/9HAXGa Meanwhile, she's currently standing on my bookshelf next to fellow badass heroine, Samus Aran. :P

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  9. Check amiami and hobby link japan, They have her for $45 before shipping

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