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kuro-ochatomo

Anyone who’s even had a brief glance at my recent posts knows that:

  1. I am addicted to figurines
  2. I love blind boxes
  3. kuroko no basu is fab

So when I saw that crunchy roll has the entire set of Ochatomo (plus a special edition) for the latest Kuroko figurines I caved.

FYI, ochatomo means tea friends (ocha and tomodachi), designed to hang off tea cups/mugs.

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The first one that came more than a month ago was the Kise Kuroko limited edition away team uniform figurines while the main box was still at preorder stage.

And then came the motherload…

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The box itself is so nicely printed.

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Inside, each box is printed with the featured character on the top, so it’s not really a blind box per se. Still, cute as heck and fantastic quality.

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Oddly, I spotted a rouge box. See if you can spot the difference. Wonder how that happened?

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So here are the figurines. They are cute as hell. Unfortunately I was using a dartington wine class, so was probably a little too thin and curved for some of them to sit well. Kagami in particular took a few nose dives into my wine. *sigh*

Surprisingly, they all came with a coaster with a signature item, colour and number.

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Kise yellow no.7 = love letters
Akashi red no. 4 = shogi emperor piece
Murasakibara purple no. 9 = snacks
Aomine navy blue no. 5 = basketball
Kuroko light blue no.11 = maji vanilla shake
Takao orange no. 10 = wooden transport cart
Kagami red no. 10 = maji burgers
Midorimo green no.6 = penguin (??!) lucky item. I thought it should have been kerosuke though.

All in love, I love the set.

I must admit, buying the entire set is very satisfying but it eliminated the “doki doki” sensation while breaking into a box/gachapon not knowing what you’d get, or if it’ll be a duplicate or something new and rare.

But with my gacha luck, maybe it’s just wiser sticking to this.

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