Not many categories within the figure industry beat the rarity of male figures but one of these may very well be dark-skinned females. Supposedly, Muramasa (III) is the human form av a soul-infused armor called Tsurugi, aiding main character Kageaki in the visual novel Full Metal Daemon: Muramasa. The novel was released for the PC in late 2009 and developed by Nitroplus.
The oval-shaped base sports a chestnut finish covered by a smooth red felt, making this mostly colorless figure pop. Additional accessories include a crafted table with an accompanying tea-set. I did notice the teapot easily sliding around on the serving tray while adjusting the figure, perhaps Max Factory were dead serious in recreating the character’s clumsiness seen in the visual novel.
There’s also a lesser cast-off option provided, enabling you to remove the lower part of the dress, exposing black lingerie. Kudos to Max Factory for ensuring that all the loose body parts were given the Lego treatment as they all fit perfectly together when assembling the appearance of choice.
Basing a figure off an illustration turned it into an impressive looking item. There are no obvious visual flaws but if I had to pick something it would be a request for a slightly shorter skirt, revealing just a little more posterior. The castoff doesn’t add anything unique although it enhances the reasons behind Muramasa’s blushed cheeks and I’m guessing that’s the way most will want to display her.