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Funko x Playmobil Willy Wonka Playmobil, 2017
Day #1,650: March 1, 2017
Funko x Playmobil Willy Wonka Action FigureWilly Wonka
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Funko x Playmobil Collectible Figure #04
Item No.:
No. 7779
Manufacturer: Playmobil
Includes: Cane
Action Feature: n/a
Retail: $14.99
Availability: February 2017
Other: Enlarged, In Charge

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Funko x Playmobil Willy Wonka Action FigureWhen I first heard Funko was going to do Playmobil, I was ecstatic - licenses! Funko! Playmobil! What could go wrong? Apparently not much, but it's worth noting that my expectations were tweaked as the Willy Wonka "collectible figure" has limited articulation and is 7-inches tall. It's a 6-inch tall figure based on Gene Wilder's character with 1-inch of hat.

The figure looks to be a regular Playmobil figure more or less englarged. If you pop off the legs, you'll see there's a tab there keeping them from moving - you can remove this. The head seems to be glued down but, again, there may be a way to tweak that. The hat is glued in place, but the shoulders and wrists move freely. His painted cane handle fits in his hand quite nicely. My initial reaction to hearing the figures were larger was one of disappointment, but seeing a Playmobil figure on my desk that stands eye-to-eye with Masters of the Universe Classics is kind of awesome.

Funko x Playmobil Willy Wonka Action Figure

Deco is good - the figure is largely molded in color with some painted bits. His bowtie, vest, eyebrows, and the band around his hat are painted as is the head of his cane. The eyes seem to be molded brown, as is standard for Playmobil. I was very surprised to see the hair and hat molded in color, it looks great! The paint is no slouch, though - the pattern on the shirt is right on target. The floral pattern isn't a precise match for the one on the screen, but given the nature of Playmobil and how high your paint mask budget should go, it's very good. The colors largely match the stills, although sometimes his hat looks redder - I'm not sure if that would be accurate though. Funko's figure seems to have the colors correct.

If I have to pick on wasted effort - and I do - it's the paint on his coat. In my office, it looks like the purple garment is molded in purple with no decoration. If you light it up or squint, you'll notice light grey buttons and seams which blend into the coat, plus yellow buttons on the back which do show up quite nicely. It's wonderful to see extra detail on the figure, but seeing it does prove to be a challenge.

Funko x Playmobil Willy Wonka Action FigureThis is the first one from my order to arrive, as I wasn't sure if I wanted to go all-in on these. Depending on how big the line gets I may regret this, but now I want the rest of them. It's big, it's cool, and even though the legs and neck are stuck I believe that can be at least partially fixed. This isn't a legit toy, and it's not going to please Playmobil compatibility purists. If you like Playmobil's look and don't have a collection 400 figures deep, this is a format you'll want to check out. The level of detail and size is excellent for the cost, but if you absolutely positively must have the classic 3-inch size you're going to have to wait and see if Playmobil ever does it themselves. Since they're doing Ghostbusters and How To Train Your Dragon, anything is possible.

--Adam Pawlus

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