Thursday, July 17, 2014

Saint Seiya Myth Cloth - Goddess Athena

In order to save Athena from certain death in the hands of the Lord of Hell himself, Seiya and his friends were tasked to deliver Athena's divine Cloth to her in Elysium. After fighting countless specters and gods, Seiya and his friends finally confronted Hades with a dying Athena in front of them. Before the final showdown between Athena and Hades, she donned the legendary Athena God Cloth.

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The Athena God cloth depicts the Goddess Athena herself equipped with her full gear.

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About 40-50 percent of the figure was made using metal.

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Different angle of the Athena God Cloth. This was one of the best looking God Cloth to date.

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Putting the cloth on Athena was actually quite straightforward.

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Some parts from the dress/frill were excluded.

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I like Athena better without the helmet.

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This figure came with a close-eyes face. I cannot recall when she actually did that in the anime.

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It also came with a open-mouth face.
This figure was what a lot of people considered as the last release for the Saint Myth Cloth series. The design and crafting of the cloth was as close as you can get to the anime adaptation. The face sculpts were perfect and the same goes to the hair sculpt. The only issue I have with this figure was the articulation. Even though the improved body was able to give the figure a lot of freedom, all of those articulation were restricted once the cloth was put onto the body.

Despite the issue, this was a great figure and it looks great among my Saint Seiya collection. I guess this will be the last I will ever see from the Saint Seiya Myth Cloth series. Pick one up if you are a fan of the series before the price goes off the roof.

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