- Funko revealed that the next Pokemon Pop Cap figurine would be based on Eevee.
- The new Eevee figurine manages to turn an adorable creature into a hollowed-out husk of its former self.
- Funko needs to stop ruining Pokemon characters, as they have already done with Pikachu and the original starters.
Pokemon collectibles hold a special place in the hearts of many Pokemon fans, even if the new games have been annoying people lately. It’s easy to see why – the cute little critters make for some adorable figurines.
The least adorable possible collectibles are made by Funko, who has turned recycling the same terrible design into an art form. Their latest abomination is based on Eevee, and it’s one of the ugliest Pokemon adaptations that I’ve ever seen.
Somehow they’ve managed to take the cute little ball of fur and adorableness and turn it into a dead-eyed, soulless husk. Eevee is one of the Pokemon with the most delightful appearances, and now it’s completely gross.
Don’t Look Into Eevee’s Eyes
Dead, soulless eyes are just the first problem. The new Funko figure has the same other glaring flaws as its predecessors.
Each one of their figurines also uses the exact same form factor: an oversized, squared head and a tiny body that makes the figurines prone to toppling over. Then add basic blocks of color with no light or shading, and you’ve got a grotesque caricature of what a Pokemon is supposed to be.
The only Funko Pop figures that look halfway decent are the ones that are forced to move away from this typical design. Spyro, for instance, looks okay. He still looks like someone has stuffed a corpse, but at least…