Midousuji soft figure from Grande Road to be released

弱虫ペダル,Yowamushi Pedal
“Gunya-gunya Midousuji” will be accepting orders via Loppi and HMV from 29th September. Price is 2,000yen (tax included). Quantity limited.
©Wataru Watanabe (Weekly Shonen Champion) / Yowamushi Pedal The Grand Road Production Committee

Grande Road began its serialization in 2008’s Weekly Shonen Champion, is a story about road bicycle racing by one “otaku” boy Sakamichi Onoda, developing through friendly competition with his peers and rivals.
As you might well know, this high-flying work has made in to anime, movie and stages attracting many fans.

Among many entertaining items released, this “bend-able figure” “Gunya-gunya (soft) Midousuji” is now getting attention. Akira Midousuji is the ace of Kyoto Fushimi High School bicycle club, rival of Sohoku High School bicycle club which Onoda belongs to. His eerie looks and daring behavior is gaining popularity among some fanatics.

This figure has wire inside its PVC body that makes it “bend-able”, making it possible to realize Midousuji’s spooky reptile or mollusk poses. The figure is 125mm. Since official height of Midousuji is announced to be 185cm, it is approximately 1/15 scale. Why not enjoy with bicycle figure of same scale to make your favorite scene of Midousuji?

弱虫ペダル,Yowamushi Pedal
Front view. Despite is low price, muscles of thighs and arms are well realized.
©Wataru Watanabe (Weekly Shonen Champion) / Yowamushi Pedal The Grand Road Production Committee

弱虫ペダル,Yowamushi Pedal
Back view. Details of uniform are well created.
©Wataru Watanabe (Weekly Shonen Champion) / Yowamushi Pedal The Grand Road Production Committee

Link:
“Gunya-gunya Midousuji” Loppi, HMV Pre-order Website
http://www.hmv.co.jp/product/detail/6536813

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