Full Review: Movie Monster Series Godzilla (2016) Third Form (Shinagawa-Kun)

 

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Main Features

Name: Movie Monster Series Godzilla (2016) Third Form (ムービーモンスターシリーズ ゴジラ2016第三形態)
Film: Godzilla Resurgence/Shin Godzilla/Godzilla(2016) (シンゴジラ)
Figure Type: Figurine or Action figure (only legs are movable)
Series(brand): Movie Monster Series (Bandai)
Release Date:  August  6th, 2016
Material: Vinyl
Height: about 5.12 inches (13 cm)
Length: about 13 inches (33 cm)
Accessories: No accessory
Availability: Very easy to get

Model in Movie

Shin Godzilla third form (Shinigawa-kun)

In Godzilla Resurgence, Shin Godzilla second form evolves to this form. Later it evolves to forth form, the final form of Shin Godzilla.

Its nickname is “Shinagawa-kun(品川くん).” The name was from Shinagawa ward in Tokyo where 3rd form appears, like 2nd form’s nickname “Kamata-kun” was from a name of area in Tokyo.

If you are interested in the story about how I got Shinagawa-kun and Kamata-kun figures, go to FULL REVIEW: MOVIE MONSTER SERIES GODZILLA (2016) SECOND FORM (KAMATA-KUN)

BOX Design/Description

It doesn’t have any box, it has only a product tag.

Overall Sculpt Design  ★ 3/5

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In terms of texture in the body, 3rd form’s figure reproduces the original suit better than 2nd form’s figure does. With more winkles on the face and the body, the textures are more detailed than 2nd form’s one.

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However, as you can see in the pictures above, the figure’s body is very red. Its coloration little bores me as every part of its body except the eyes and teeth is painted with similar reddish colors. At least, 2nd form’s figure has more colors on its body.

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See? Everything is too red….particularly the dorsal fins…even though I appreciate the detailed textures in them…

If you look carefully some bright red spots on the side of its chest, you can also see the paint work is not very good.

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Also teeth are colored little poorly.

So, I gave this figure 3 stars out of 5.

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I like its tiny immature arms though. They look like arms of some animal’s fetus.

The picture below is the tip of its tail. Wow… this is the previous form of the terrifying tail of 4th form!

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Shin Godzilla forth form’s tail

Articulation  ★ 1/5

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spinnable legs

Although the only parts movable are the figure’s legs, it’s better than 2nd form’s one because……

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You can spin around the parts below the knees, too!

……..

Seriously…2nd form and 3rd form figures are the worst action figures among action figures I have lol…

Also, like 2nd form’s one, it has a product tag that can’t be removed cleanly.

Extra Photos (enjoy!)

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Although I wrote a kind of negative review about this figure, I still like this guy. I like it’s funny and cute looking. Also I like this figure as it’s my first Shinagawa-kun figure I bought. And..by comparison to Kamata-kun’s figure, this one is so cheap!

It seems like this Godzilla form is not very popular like “Kamata-kun” or “forth form.” Poor guy…

Even I, after writing about Kamata-kun’s figure recently, didn’t have many things to talk about this guy lol

Please love this guy…

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2 comments

  1. Hello, I’m a kaiju fan from Italy! I was looking for reviews of Shinagawa-kun since I’m a bit on the fence about buying it (Bandai collecting is expensive if you have to ship them to Europe) and I found your blog. I agree with your review but I think I’ll end up getting this figure anyway because his expression is just too handsome, and he could also stay next to Kamata-kun and Shin G on my shelf.

    1. Thank you for reading my article! Yeah, I wrote a kind of negative review about this figure because of the little poor coloration and the lack of details in comparison to my other expensive figures, but I still love this one. It’s not perfect but that makes it cute and fun. I absolutely agree with you that this guy is still good to have for your Shin Godzilla collection. See, I have one, too!

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