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 Japanese firefly (Kaiyodo - Natural Monuments of Japan)

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bmathison1972

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PostSubject: Japanese firefly (Kaiyodo - Natural Monuments of Japan)   Japanese firefly (Kaiyodo - Natural Monuments of Japan) EmptySun Jun 24, 2018 10:54 pm

Walk-around of what is probably my favorite figure, the Japanese firefly (also known as genji-botaru), Luciola cruciata Motschulsky, 1854 by Kaiyodo, Natural Monuments of Japan No. 45. The species has been made a couple times, including previously by Kaiyodo for their Choco Q Animatales line. This figure is from the Natural Monuments of Japan set, one of the greatest sets produced by Kaiyodo.

This is such a lively and dynamic figure. The detail is exquisite. Plus, I am a sucker for figures on natural bases. Like most older Kaiyodo figures, assembly is required. The beetle's body is 3.5 cm, making it roughly 3:1 in scale.

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PostSubject: Re: Japanese firefly (Kaiyodo - Natural Monuments of Japan)   Japanese firefly (Kaiyodo - Natural Monuments of Japan) EmptyMon Jun 25, 2018 2:18 am

This serie is one of the best ever

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