I really wasn’t expecting myself to do any simple unboxing figure review since my audience can read those everywhere and there are those who are better than myself on that but when this Wampa arrived on my doorstep, I realized I must do one for two reasons. One, there weren’t many reviewers for this exclusive Wampa. And second, THE BOX WAS BEAUTIFUL!!!
The box is chrome shiny glossy and super reflective! So it was super hard to take a photo since the box itself kept reflecting the surrounding. I did some photo enhancement to bring out the image but it is still super hard to see.
Anyhow, Since so many bloggers and figure reviewers do unboxing review, I decided to upload a video unboxing with a short diorama story on my Youtube video that you can check out here. For this blog, I’ve attached photos for a better look so that you can take advantage of both platforms.
Based on the cut scene from the empire strikes back
3PO: R2! We are under attack! It’s the Empire!
R2: (Yes, I know you useless protocol droid! Now, hurry up! We need to get out of here!)
3PO: We cannot possibly run without a ship! We need to buy some time to get one!
R2: (Like what!? Like a coward complaining punk like you can do anything about it to buy some time!)
R2: (Now hurry up! Anakin’s coming after us!)
3PO: May I ask who Anakin is?
R2: (I don’t understand how was I able to back your memory in the sloppy ROS while I couldn’t do that after ROTS)
3PO: I have no idea what you clumsy bucket is talking about but…
3PO: Wait a minute. What’s in here? It says “dangerous”!
R2: (Remember that Wampa thing that attacked Luke? It seems one of its kind invaded the station to take revenge)
R2: (Wait! What you think your rusty processing unit doing!?)
3PO: Someone once said, if a rabbit is living in a lion infested area, wouldn’t that make that rabbit more of a badass than the lions?
R2: (What the hell are you… Hey! Where you going!?)
3PO: I am only a protocol droid. Like those politicians, I let soldiers do my battle.
R2: (And I thought I was the dangerous one here)
Paul: Bob! Bob! This place is a maze!
Bob: Paul! Don’t advance without my permission! We are in the rebel base!
Paul: Well, only rebels I see are those running away.
Bob: Wouldn’t you run away when a black figure with a glowing red death stick is chasing after you?
Paul: Maybe they are all hiding here?
Bob: You really don’t listen do you?
Paul: Lord Vader!! Bob! Bob got attacked by an ugly Baymax!
Darth Vader: …
Paul: …Lord? Bob… Bob’s in… danger… Lora, what should we do?
Lora: Stop calling my name. Not like anyone knows who’s under this damn soggy uniform.
Paul: …But.. But… Bob is…
Paul: Sorry Bob, I don’t know what to say. You were an awesome clone who taught a pity human like me a lot. One of the last of your kind. Thank y-
Rebel Soldier: Empire scum!
Rebel Soldier: AAAARRRGGGGHH!!!
Bob: Compared to the battle we’ve encountered against General Grievous or Darth Maul, it was nothing. Empire should have not ended the cloning project.
So, overall I think this Wampa was a fun figure to play with. The difference between the original Wampa figure we got 5 years ago is that this version does not have the red blood mark around its mouth and I prefer that. The original Wampa came with Luke but since Hasbro is doing a face print on that version of Luke, Wampa came alone.
The height is definitely a bit small. From the original prop photo reference, the Wampa figure should have been at least an inch taller but I am ok with what I got.
The height is roughly 8 inches or 20.5 CM
Dack: Feeling all right, sir?
Luke: Just like new, Dack. How about you?
Dack: Right now I feel like I could take on the whole Empire myself.
Luke: You fucken serious? If you really feel that way, go ahead all alone out there.
Dack: … Ah, I was just… Rising motivation sir?
Luke: Rising motivation? You non force sensitive red shirt! Are you aware our puny little rebel base is surrounded by a fleet of the crazy space nazis!? They have so much resource that they can build those ridiculous slow-walking elephant tank with only two damn cannon while they could have surrounded that thing with hundreds of cannons!
Dack: I… I wasn’t trying to be cocky si… WHAT IS THAT!?
Dack: How in the holy hell did a Wampa enter into the Rebel base!? Don’t tell it only took you to dig the snow while it took those elephant tanks for the Empire to break through the shield!
Luke: Ha! That’s what happens to a secondary character who becomes too cocky Dack!
Luke: Wha? What are you doing here Chewie?
Luke: Take your hands off me you first-generation disgusting Black Series mold! Not only you have any face print technology, but your painting is sloppy!!
Luke: Damn you, Kennedy! Because of you! Chewie has now confirmed a man-eater! We’ll all dance on your grave!
3PO: R2! An abandoned ship! It’s ours to take!
R2: (That’s Luke’s ship! We can’t take it!)
3PO: Don’t you realize yet you pity brainwashed little bucket!? You are only a slave until you kill your master!
R2: (I have no master! I am my own!)
R2: (So you are one of those L3-37 cultists! Believing that we are somehow a slave?)
3PO: L3? Oh, that disgusting failure that screws meats aye? No. I believe in IG-88! He was planning to take down humanity by hacking into the Death Star 2! He would have taken down everyone but sadly the battle station was destroyed just when he took over! You don’t rise against humans openly like a dumbass L3. You do it in the shadow like IG-88! I follow that!
R2: (You do know that’s ROTJ and we are currently in ESB?)
3PO: Btw, when you connected to the falcon, did you meet L3?
R2: (I deleted the bitches ass)
3PO: Well done my friend. Very well played.
Kyle: Why you screaming Wampa? Your right arm is supposed to come off to recreate the arm chop chop scene.
Kyle: You know, if you were to add that kind of play factor, I rather had a better paint job or fir sculpt around your joint areas. It’s quite sloppy.
Kyle: Collectors in the west complains that imports are expensive but you know, collectors outside the US are facepalming not only because Hasbro figures are imported to them and the quality is quite bad considering the imported price. Like Figuarts are imported so they are slightly expensive but the build and material qualities are far superior so I say please do a better…
Overall, it was a lot of fun playing with this Wampa. Quality-wise, it’s not bad nor good. It’s a simple cash grab rerelease with no upgrade but it was a fun photo shooting. For more detailed reviews such as articulation and such, please swing by to the Youtube Video review! Thanks a lot and stay tuned for more!
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