You know, I meant to be taking lots of fun photos all month long and really build up to Halloween. But I ended up taking all these pictures today. 😦 Life has become super busy. (And the next two months are likely to be even worse. They keep asking me to come in and work extra days. I’m glad to be earning more money, but…ack. I feel like I don’t have time to breathe.)
(Yeah, my photo manipulation skills suck. And the lighting on the two photos was very different, and…)
Anyway, despite that I’m supposed to be on a buying moratorium, I couldn’t help picking up Isul Vermelho when I found him for under $80. Because I love Isul, and I love vampires.
My first thought, on ordering him, was that since he had blue eyes instead of red, I’d think of him as the title character from the Kagamine Len song “Sadistic Vampire,” but he just doesn’t seem to me like a version of Len now that he’s right here in front of me. Instead, I decided to name him Alucard.
Been a while since I posted anything here, and I really don’t want to work on my paper (shame on me!) so I’m going to post about Isul Lir Nostalgia, which I got on a serious sale from Pullip Style. I fell in love with this doll a long time ago, after seeing his picture on Amazon, but I kept putting off buying him, waiting for a price drop.
Much like what happened with Isul Midnight Deja Vu, I was initially disappointed, though this time it’s hard to say exactly why. Something about his face-up didn’t seem quite like what I wanted it to be, I guess. That went away quickly enough, though, and I’m very pleased with him now. Continue reading →
See, I’m giving my belated report (report? to whom?) on a doll delivery direct from Groove, manufacturers of Pullip. (And J-Doll, and BJD Ai, et cetera.) This is the first of several posts I’ll be putting up over the next week or so about packages and other major new arrivals over April. (And before I’m done with it, there will be May arrivals to talk about, too. I need to cut back on my spending…)
In the shipment was Isul Midnight Deja Vu and Taeyang Andre. Also, I was surprised that they used an empty Pullip box as packing material to keep everything from sliding around! (Actually, I freaked out a little when I opened the box and the first thing I pulled out was an empty box! But then I noticed there were still two boxes left in the package, so I realized it was just packing material.)
He just arrived on Wednesday! He’s my very first Isul, so I’m very excited about him.
(There will be more pictures after the April A-to-Z blogging challenge is over. Of him and the other handsome fellow who arrived with him. (You’ll see him on the 23rd…))