Ichiban Kuji Kingdom Hears 20th Anniversary

Retail Price: 750 Yen

Total Tickets: 80

Released Date: 16 Jul 2022

Ichiban Kuji: Selectable prizes for non-blinds small prizes. Double chance included if your country carries this Kuji.

Series Sequel: 3rd Kingdom Hearts Kuji set. First in 2022.

Kingdom Kuji is going to be an annual thing, I mean that’s a good thing, it means every year fans can look forward to something exciting and feels fresh and not feel tired to collect, so let’s dive into what they have for us! This series celebrates their 20th anniversary, but surprisingly it’s only their 3rd releases!

Prize A (2 pieces)

Top Prize Appearance: 3rd

Prize Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Sora appears in every Kuji as their top prize, I mean he is the main character so I am not surprised, that being said, all the figure thus far are very different, the first 2 featured him and 1 other character, this is the first time he is featured alone and he comes with a throne! Looks gorgeous and what is cool is that he is removable from the throne! So you can use the throne for some other display if you want to! Definitely the prize to look out for!

Prize B (2 pieces)

Top Prize Appearance: Debut!

Prize Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Kairi makes her debut here and she also sits on a throne! The color of the throne is brighter and if you put both her and Sora together, they look great together! If you have been collecting all previous figure, you definitely want to get your hands on her figure as well! 2 to go around, lucky for us!

Prize C (1 piece)

Prize Rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

If you are looking for some usable item, look no further, the wall clock looks great here! It’s a typical wall clock with the exception that it has all the retro Disney characters in the background, so fans of Disney can appreciate it as well! It’s a unique piece, so definitely nothing bad upon pulling it!

Prize D (3 pieces)

Design: 3

Distribution: 3 x 1 piece each.

Prize Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

We are still at the top prize section, and we have plush next. We have Mickey, Donald and Goofy, and Mickey always have a plush in every set while the other 2 debuts here! They are 17cm long, so a medium size plush, nothing bad, just thought maybe they belong in the small prize section and we could have more of them. They are not blinded so do see which one is available first before buying!

Prize E (2 pieces)

Design: 2

Distribution: 2 x 1 piece each.

Prize Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Okay so we are still at the top prize section, but this feels like an upsize illustration board in the small prize list. The art looks great, the multi art and the Winnie group art are fantastic, it’s a rare prize also, definitely have value, just hope for more pieces. They are quite big, it’s 20cm long, so just enough to be in the top prize section.

Prize F (24 pieces)

Design: 8

Distribution: 8 x 3 pieces each.

Prize Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Next we are at the small prize section, the towels as always are usually one of the least preferred prizes, but over here they look great! The designs are amazing, each have a very distinct finish and a lot of characters are being featured as well, don’t think it’s anything bad!

Prize G (22 pieces)

Design: 7

Distribution: 1 x 4 pieces. 6 x 3 pieces each. Blind Box.

Prize Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

The glasses looks good too, they feature design from the game and each have their uniqueness in terms of design, anyway, it’s a usable prize, so no harm getting it as well.

Prize H (24 pieces)

Design: 10

Distribution: 4 x 3 pieces each. 6 x 2 pieces each. Blind Box.

Prize Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Lastly, we have metal charms, which seems like a thing for every Kingdom hearts Kuji going forward! All keys are designed based on a Disney character, they have a logo on the ring that represent the character in the design, which I always appreciate this feature of the prize. Only the first key is repeated, the others are new, so if you are collecting, you might need some time to do so!

Last Prize

Prize Rating:

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

If you are unable to pull Prize A or if you want this version of Sora, which is an animated variant, it looks like the one in the game and feels like a 2D figure, which is the unique thing about this! Definitely amazing and if you want it, you can only buy out the set! You can look for a 12- buyout or 20- with one figure or clock in it.

Grading

Big Prize

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Small Prize

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Last Prize

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Variety of Prize

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Odds of big prizes

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Value for Money

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Collector’s Value

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Overall: B

Conclusion

An average Kuji, not for the wrong reason, but quite standard for a Kingdom heart Kuji. They do have mixture of usable top prizes, plush and figurines. The top figures do feel special, the small prizes could have been better for a 20th anniversary set, regardless, it’s not too bad and I hope we get better ones next time!

Odds

Let’s calculate your odds to get the following with one ticket from a fresh board!

Chance to get a top prize (A to E): 10 / 80 = 12.5%, higher than average!

Chance to get a figure prize (A or B): 4 / 80 = 5%, low chance, so don’t go too crazy!

Recommendation

3 tickets for a chance at a figure or look for a good buyout

Collectibles? : Well getting Sora and Kairi is definitely a must for collector. For the key collectors, you really need to get all 9 new keys from this set, so do some trading or hunting. The plush are cute but not really essential to keep.

Image credits:

https://bpnavi.jp/s/kuji/pc/medias/show_by_key/disney_kh3

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