Nendoroid Len Kagamine: Cheerful Ver. Review

Yoh! Today we’re going to review another Nendoroid from the Cheerful Japan! Project.

It’s Nendoroid#190: Len Kagamine Cheerful Version!!!

For those who don’t know, Len is a mascot/character of the famous voice synthesizer program, Vocaloid2. He has a partner named Rinn who is often labeled as his twin sister or lover(there was no official announcement regarding their relationship).

I don’t remember is someone recommended me this song or I found it myself. If someone did then thanks to that person. lol. This song is pretty popular(I think), it’s really catchy so I had it stuck on my head for quite a while.

This version of Len is both limited and exclusive. Also for every figure that was sold, Good Smile Company donated 1000 JPY to help in the relief efforts for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami victims.

If you want to read more about Vocaloid click here and if you want to read more about Rin and Len click here.

What’s inside the box? (10/10)

  • 4 faceplates(one’s already attached)
  • A pair of straight arms with open hands attached
  • A bent arm(hand for holding the keyboard attached)
  • 2 small Cheerful Japan! flags and pair of hands for holding them
  • A pair of straight legs and bent legs
  • Cheerful Japan! megaphone and a strap for hanging it on Len’s neck
  • 2 hand parts for holding the megaphone
  • 2 pompoms
  • A keyboard/keytar
  • Nendoroid base (peg-arm type)
  • A sheet of decals
  • A postcard

I also got a yellow envelope which contains a letter of apology which includes another sheet of decals. In the letter it says that there were defects on the decals that came with Len.

Details (8/10)

Len had a lot of marking left by the mold especially around the spikes on his hair. Also can’t help but notice some dents(probably left by the mold too) on his hair. On the bright side, Len’s keytar is quite something. I once wanted to play the piano and wanted a keytar but I didn’t really got a hold of one and ended up with a keyboard. I think he’s keytar would look much more cooler if they embossed those blue and pink buttons.

He also had this nasty looking bump under his chin.

Articulation(8.5/10)

Len is very easy to pose. His hair doesn’t get in the way. He also has a peg-arm type base which makes it easier for you to make him stand. He doesn’t have elbow joints but his hands can be rotated.

The spike on the front hair piece can be rotated and removed.

His mini ponytail can also be rotated and removed.

While unboxing Len his stand broke so I contacted GSC’s Customer support and they agreed to send me replacement parts. It arrived after 3 weeks.

Price (7.5/10)

I got him for 2,290 PHP(5,069.36 JPY). It’s a reasonable because it’s a charity product. Helping those who were affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami was my main reason for buying him so the price doesn’t bother me much. Compared to Rin he has lesser accessories so I settled for 7.5.

Conclusion (8.5/10)

Overall, I think Len is a good figure. He comes with a lot of hand parts. Details are mostly good and very posable. Highly recommended to Vocaloid fans. I also suggest getting Rin because they look awesome together.

Pros

  • Very posable
  • Comes with a lot of accessories(mostly hand parts)
  • Spiky hair and keytar looks awesome

Cons

  • Marks left by the mold
  • Bump under his chin(in my case)

I also made a review of Nendoroid#189: Rin Kagamine Cheerful Version just click on the picture below if you want to read it. (*´∀`*)

Thanks for reading and see you on my next post! ☆ミ(o*・ω・)ノ

4 thoughts on “Nendoroid Len Kagamine: Cheerful Ver. Review

  1. yomizakura

    2nd project set of the twin XD
    len-kyun~
    btw i feel sorry about len’s hair =x=!
    speaking about replacement, i got a deflect too when bought nendo append len
    already sent an email, hope GSC replay my email soon ;A:

    Reply

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