Unboxing Metal Build ARX-8 Laevatein Version I.V.

It has been ages waiting for this product to be released by Bandai. Icing on the cake, Bandai just release this figure in its highly detailed and high-quality line collectible the Metal Build. Laevatein for fans of Full Metal Panic series knows it is a major upgrade of ARX-7 Arbalest after Sousuke defeated by Leonard.

Front package Bandai Metal Build ARX-8 Laevatein Version I.V.

It has some heft to the box and package, not overly complicated box art.

Back package Bandai Metal Build ARX-8 Laevatein Version I.V.

Nothing too fancy, from the back of the package, just overview of the Laevatein with accessories and how the base can be used as a weapon storage and display stand.

All items take out from the main package.

Out of the box, the main figure is placed in a Styrofoam box, and stack of plastic bubble case for the accessories.

Runner just for a fix posed figure

Not going to spoil Full Metal Panic Invisible Victory, the figure in runner is instrumental to make complete make over of a heavily damaged ARX-7 Arbalest into the ARX-8 Laevatein.

Styrofoam opened show the Metal Build Laevatein figure

Robot that comes with a dedicated Styrofoam box give high expectation for Toy Collectors.

Metal Build Laevatein in all its glory from the unboxing

The quality and detail put into the figure does not disappoint.

Metal Build Laevatein front view
Metal Build Laevatein chest has tampo print, a good touch of design
Metal Build Laevatein back view

Quick view on the smooth bore canon, it is foldable and big.

Smoothbore canon comes initially folded
The other side of smoothbore canon
Smoothbore canon top view
Smoothbore canon deployed

This metal build has a dedicated booklet instructions on how to play with the figure.

The booklet will provide instructions to create the diorama of Laevatien maintenance hangar, which act as a stand to store all the accessories.

Metal Build Laevatein accessories
Metal Build Laevatein base plate

The final result is stunning. the finally assemble display stand with all the accessories of Laevatien stored.

Metal Build Laevatein in its hangar base with all the accessories stored and displayed

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