Megahouse is going to release the Excellent Model Melon ( メロン ) 1/8 PVC figure from the light novel/anime “Akikan!” ( アキカン! lit. Empty Can!). Will be released in July 2009. Around 200mm tall, 6,300 yen.

You can pre-order her here 

The Akikan! anime was just ended last week, and the OVA was announced right away with a unspecified date. This is the one of the worst animated anime I have ever seen. Maybe they had a really low budget for this anime (or maybe they spent all of their budget for the ED). The drawing and the animation quality sux big time. The story was just so so, but somehow I kept watching it until the end. XD

Compared to the anime, this Melon figure is splendid. The price tag is very attractive too. 6,300 yen is really cheap for a 1/8 figure nowaday. (@@. Too bad I need to save money for the Black Rock Shooter in Aug, otherwise I’ll get Melon for sure. I guess I’ll just put her in my to-get list.

Akikan! OP2
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Official Akikan! anime homepage
http://www.melomelomelon.com/index.html

Official Akikan! light novel homepage
http://dash.shueisha.co.jp/-akikan/

via Megahouse