TENCENT GAMES ✕ BANDAI SPIRITS: FIGURE-RISE STANDARD "ACE FORCE"
Bandai Spirits hasn’t been doing a lot of mecha musume lately outside of a couple of kits from Gundam Build Divers/Re:RISE so it’s quite a surprise that they decided to collaborate with Chinese game publisher Tencent Games and release a couple of Figure-rise Standard kits based on the game Ace Force.
Both kits are based on heavily armored female characters which are, while technically not mecha musume, fit the exoskeleton / powered armor mecha variant. The next CG render shows both kits featuring good parts separation as far as the weapons go. Though I’d much more appreciate it if the actual armor bits or even the face parts have the same level of color separation.
The first of these two kits is Butterfly which looks like an aerial shooter thanks to her jetpack. That face plate also gives me some Iron Man mixed with a kitsune (Japanese for fox) aesthetic. It doesn’t appear that the face plate is removable although I can already see a huge sticker sheet to come with this kit, especially for those yellow bits and the red highlights on the lower extremities. Still an interesting design nonetheless.