So I've been talking about this Bleach Madness business for like what, four months now?
I think it's about time I start posting some projects!
I made a poll about guessing which random character I was currently making...and you guys are seriously awesome! Some of the guesses made me laugh, and a few of them were 'kind-of' true since they were characters that I've already completed for my lineup (am I that predictable with what I like to make? lol), but alas, they weren't exactly the right one.
Anyways.... I didn't actually think anyone would guess the character since he really isn't that memorable, and I even completely forgot about his existence until I decided to re-read the Turn Back the Pendulum arc. But apparently, you guys know your random Bleach characters quite well!
He isn't even that interesting to make as a plushie, but I felt compelled to make him as an accessory to his captain...
Alrighty, so enough stalling.... the character is...
I added the little horns (only two though) because that really makes Akon, well, Akon! (or if I made his older version, I'd so give him a cigarette, lol)
The first time I read the TBTP arc, I completely missed his cameo
cuz I was probably too distracted by Shinji
, so when I re-read it and realised who he was, I literally fangirled and thought he was the cutest kid ever!
Mini-test tube/graduated cylinder with bubbles! It's super easy to make: take a transparent straw, cut it at desired length, block one end with hot glue, and then pour acrylic glazing medium in the tube with some ink. Stir it to make the bubbles, wait for it to harden, and voila! Mini science equipment!
Finally, the main reason why I went out of my way to make Akon was so that he could be sold with the
crazy Mayuri. I was never a huge fan of Mayuri, but lately, I've developped a mild obsession for him.
The winner therefore goes to
! She's like the Bleach queen with crazy good intuition (seriously, why would you think of Akon, LOL!!)
also mentioned Akon as one of their top guesses, but finally settled on another character. To the few people who mentioned Nemu, you guys were so close!
So was that random enough? Or anti-climatic if you thought I was making Don Kanonji, Zennosuke Kurumadani, or Orihime's friend (who I already forgot her name)? Adopting future plushies...
For those who are interested in adopting any of the prospective plushies, here is a quick headsup on how it's going to work:
I'll be posting randomly on tumblr and facebook some teaser photos just to give a preview on what's going to come... and then twice a week (probably every sunday and wednesday), I will post here on DA the final product. I'll include in the description a link to my 'souls for sale' listing page, and it'll have all the details such as pricing, dimensions, multiple pics in natural light, etc. It'll be available for sale at that point. At the very end of the madness, perhaps after Anime North, I'll post the remaining plushies on etsy.
I've got 44 plushies planned (18 lycra, 4 deersuede, 20 chibis)... I'm still keeping the characters a surprise, so I won't say who I've made... but out of the 44, there are only 4 that are doubles (meaning, I've got 40 different plushies).
In terms of pricing, classic lycra ranges from 80~90$, deersuede is ~100$, and chibis are 40$.
Okie, so that was my dump of info! Thanks for reading and kudos to everyone who played the guessing game!