Figure Review: Sabo -Extra Battle- Figuarts ZERO – Hiken

Figure Review: Sabo -Extra Battle- Figuarts ZERO – Hiken

I know, another Sabo figure review. I wasn’t originally intending on even getting this figure, but I was surprised with it as a very early birthday present so I figured it wouldn’t hurt to write about it. 🙂

This figure is from the Figuarts ZERO Extra Battle line. The Extra Battle line is as it sounds, a series of One Piece characters performing flashy battle moves. Technically, the line is called Chou Gekisen -Extra Battle-,’ but I’m calling it Extra Battle for simplicity’s sake.

The latest entry in the line (as of this writing) is Sabo using his Hiken, or Fire Fist, powers.

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Anime Figure Review: Sabo Variable Action Heroes

Anime Figure Review: Sabo Variable Action Heroes

As stated previously, I’ve somewhat recently gotten into One Piece, and I’m trying to obtain figures of characters I liked while reading the manga. While I like the Straw Hat crew, I found myself intrigued by Luffy’s sworn brother, Sabo. If anything, Sabo’s outfit and aesthetic are very interesting, and translate to figure sculpts well!

After poking around the internet (mainly MyFigureCollection, Mandarake, and eBay) I decided to pass on the Portrait of Pirates Sailing Again Sabo due to his inflated cost, especially in comparison to the Robin and Zoro from that line. (Zoro is more expensive than Robin, but not as bad as Sabo.) My second choice for this character was the Variable Action Heroes variety, which I assumed was like the Figma or SH Figuarts lines.

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