Joleen’s February Wishlist

It is time for a new short article! This means it is also not a very academic one. Every game I play, every book I read, or series I watch, always makes me want to have some collective or other item from whatever I am fan of at that time. Which is I presume a feeling many fans know. Since it is often a feeling of compulsion caused by whatever I see on the internet, I try not to give in. I do not have the space for it now anyway. After all, they are commodities: we do not really need them, but we do derive joy from them. It is fun to share what one loves, so today I will show you my current wishlist.

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Mercy Nendoroid (Good Smile Company)

I am really exited for the confirmed Nendoroid by the Good Smile Company. While they only have Tracer available for now, both Mei and Mercy will be added later. I have started playing Overwatch (2016) recently and Mercy quickly became my main. Many might not agree, but I think she is a very fun to play! I have already started bothering Sofie every time I end up at the best player list of the game. We do not know how her Nendoroid will look like, but since Tracer’s looks pretty nice I am looking forward to see Mercy’s.

Source: J-List

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Sen no Kiseki Premium 3D Musical DVD (Nihon Falcom Corporation)

Musicals are my secret pleasure and Sen no Kiseki (2013) is one of my favourite RPGs. Of course I am excited about seeing the musical! I even wrote a previous post about the actors that I thought looked pretty similar to the characters. Since, I was not in Japan last month to see it, the DVD version is actually one I am planning to import. It will be released in the summer. You can buy it on the N.D.W. Online Shop, but remember to keep any additional import fee in mind.

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Sen no Kiseki Manga Vol. 4 (Nihon Falocm Corporation)

Unsurprisingly, another Sen no Kiseki item made it to my list. Can you tell I am a big fan of this game? I even wrote my master thesis about the Kiseki games, so my amount of Kiseki games and other items is steadily growing. A couple of months ago I ordered the first three volumes, but did not check the release date of the fourth one. Sadly, one week after I got the manga, volume 4 was released, so I will have to wait until I order a new batch of Nihon Falcom goodies for this one.

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Persona 5 Morgana Nendoroid (Atlus – Good Smile Company)

Another figurine that was confirmed during the Winter Wonderfest 2017 last week is a Morgana nendoroid! This sounds as if I am a figurine collector, but I am not actually. No, I am a big Persona 5 fan! The figurines of Futaba and Ann also look great, but I generally like smaller figurines better. Though, I would without blinking by a figurine of Persona 5’s Kitagawa Yusuke.

Source: Plastikitty

Only four items on my list this month, but it can change day to day- become less or more, and I also did not include games that I intend to buy. I have a separate wish list for that. There are some other figurines that I would like to have, but they do not spark in me the attention to actually go out of my way and into my wallet to buy them. That said, I find it interesting to see that half if the list are figurines as I usually spend my money on books, games, or clothes, while I am less surprised about the fact that I will have to import all the items from Japan. What can I say?  Japan in general is good at making commodities that attracts fans who are willing to buy it.

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