So baller: Professor Layton Revoltech coming in March



4:00 AM on 01.15.2010

Ok, let's be perfectly honest here: this Professor Layton Revoltech figure is on-fire hot. If I had a saltier lexicon, one surely unbefitting of a gentleman like Professor Layton, I'd say it was sh*thot. At the very least, I would explain the extent which it is so Raven.

Brass tacks: This buddy comes courtesy of Kaiyodo's Revoltech Yamaguchi line of figures. He's five inches tall, fully articulated, and comes with a handful of accessories: two faces (thinking and "I've got it!"), a coterie of hand gestures, his trusty notebook, a brick-patterned stand, and a cuppa, as well as a table and chair in which to enjoy said cuppa.

I have to admit that I don't know much about Revoltech -- most of my collecting is done chez Kid Robot and tokidoki -- but Tiny Cartridge says the good Professor will only set you back a reasonable $26. I'm not even sure where you can pre-order this lovely package -- I find my lack of Google-fu or Japanese language skills disturbing in this case.

The good news is that if any of you fine readers knows more about importing Japanese figures than I do, you can enlighten me about how to get my grubby, gaijin mitts on one. Even better news -- Professor Layton goes on sale in March, which is just in time for my birthday.

Which is actually in May, or whenever this figure goes on sale. Whichever comes first.

The new greatest figure ever made: Revoltech Professor Layton [Tomopop]

[Update: Pictures in the gallery! Also, reader Salty Soil has helpfully pointed out that pre-orders are available at AmiAmi. You can also snag this guy from Otacute and Hobby Search.]



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