The other Pop Up Parade Quintuplets


Everyone’s favourite manifestation of Azusa from K-On! tweeted about a humerous categorisation of anime figures on a large online retailer, which reminded me that I never did past two of my Pop Up Parade Quintuplets.

I’ve now seen Ichika (below left) and Nino, who are captured equally well. I can only imagine the sinister plot Ichika has concocted behind that smile, and the biting rhetort Nino delivered with that smug expression!

Photo of Ichika and Nino's Pop Up Parade renditions

Naturally though, and not surprising Clara in the least, I was most excited to see Nakano (left), pictured again with my other favourite Yotsuba! Oh you say you’re a history buff… humu humu?!

Photo of Nakano and Yotuba's Pop Up Parade renditions

Pop Up Parade have done such a great job making this hobby accessible with affordable prices and decent quality. Even what I’d consider “game prize” companies have been lifting their game. Don’t get me wrong, I resent all of this, because I have no space.

For what it’s worth, I’ve also been tearing through the Quintessential Quintuplets manga on my iPad. I’ll save a proper review for when I’m finished, but it’s been so much fun. I’ve laughed out loud so many times I think I made Clara worry. It makes me appreciate what a difference good translations make; it would have been a lot of work to maintain the same level of wit in their devastating put-downs.

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