Photoygraphy: Let the Wookiee Win

Hey, everybody! DrunkWooky back with more Photoygraphy! There’s a mini review of these tiny PS4 accessories at the top here, so go ahead and scroll all the way down for pics of Han, Chewie, and the gang!

Last week we reported that the PS4 and Playstation VR Bandai Gashapon 1/12 accessories were popping up on Ebay. For those uninitiated in the ways of Gashapon, these are tiny capsule toys that are sold from little capsule machines on the streets and in stores in Japan and other Asian markets, but not the U.S. of A. There’s even a 1/12 scale Gashapon capsule machine a 1/12 scale Gashapon capsule machine Gashapon toy that itself comes out of a gashapon capsule machine. Get it? Got it. Good.

1/12 scale gashapon capsule machine

Well, acting against my better judgment and my own personal rules, I ordered some sourced from Hong Kong. Pleasantly, what was advertised arrived and the fun commenced!

The listing I bought from is now sold out and was selling these for around 20 bucks. You can try your luck with an ebay search, but now people are trying to get between 30 and 50 bucks. I’d say 20 for the lot is about right and anything above that is overpaying. The ebay listing was for one of each capsule on offer.

So: (1) a capsule with a VR headset,  PlayStationCamera, and PlayStationVR Move controllers; (2) a capsule with VR headset,  PlayStationCamera, and a blue PS4 controller; (3) a capsule with a PS4 Pro with black controller and stand; and (4) a capsule with a white PS4 and two white PS4 controllers.

In general, these are pretty great little accessories. They are basically small shaped plastic with not tiny articulation or functionality. No disc trays are sliding out, no lights are lighting up. But that’s fine. these are props and damn fun ones at that! The controllers fit in most figures’ hands just like a gun thanks to those trigger and gun butt shaped PS4 controller designs. The headsets fit most figures’ heads but sit on top of larger heads like Gomez’ red skull and Chewie’s maned dome. The one criticism I could come up with, the PlaystationCamera doesn’t stand up like in the picture. It’s too top heavy. you’ll need putty or tape to keep it up right for a proper pose. Other than that, these have as much tiny detail as they could cram in and really do the job quite nicely.

And now, without further ado, I present “Let the Wookiee Win!” These shots were taken on a Nikon D3500 with Black Series Chewbacca and Bespin Han Solo, Sh Figuarts c-3PO and R2-D2, and Bandai Gashapon PS4 accessories.

Let the Wookiee Win!

“No, Threepio, I will not ‘let the Wookiee win’, I’m about to drop an airstrike!”
“Calm down, Fuzzball…”
“it’s not cheating if the game lets you do it!”
“R2, if I’m programmed with an artificial intelligence, isn’t my entire consciousness ‘virtual reality’!?”
“Chewie, you don’t need to do virtual Zumba! I told you, it’s just your winter coat!”

That’s it for now! Hope you all enjoyed! More later. DrunkWooky out!

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