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Samurai Gattai Series 04- Ika Origami


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Horrible origami

See, this is the reason why I never bothered to buy an add-on Origami from Shinkenger. This toy and the other so-called Origamis definitely kills the "Origami" concept of the toy line. It's unfortunate that only Shinken-Oh was the only one to adopt such a gimmick.

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Posted by makaikishi on 18 March, 2011 - 11:07
Yes, quite a shame. As I

Yes, quite a shame. As I said in my video, if they had been consistent with the whole line, and also kept them all "origami" just like the mecha in the Shinken-Oh, this could have been a really exciting toy line. It's a shame they'll never be able to do that again, and folding paper is now unique to just the Shinkenger world.

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Posted by EVA_Unit_4A on 18 March, 2011 - 12:38
i have the shinkenger mecha

i have the shinkenger mecha complete, except for daigoyou and i'm quite happy with Ika. while the combinations are a bit wacky, i do like him as a separate display piece, which all the accessory origami will be on my shelves.
he looks good as a squid just by himself, and displaying the busou-origami separately keeps them from disturbing the looks of the robots themselves.

on a side note, if you want to see shinkenger, i suggest downloading tv-nihon's subbed versions. they're quite high-quality and they have the whole series on megaupload. it'll take you at max a week to download all the episodes

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Posted by wilcosu35 on 19 March, 2011 - 01:04
Score one for the Bandai America toys

There's an Octo Disk in the "Gold Ranger Training Gear" set that has the praxinoscope images from the Ika Disk... in sticker form on a regular disk. Meaning it actually works with the Spin Sword's praxinoscope. The "Coral Disk" (Sushi Disk) available in the same set or with just the Barracuda Blade is similarly unimpaired by hinges when it comes to the praxinoscope effect.

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Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on 20 August, 2015 - 01:15