Nearly simultaneously with Alter’s announcement of a pair of figures based on the Fate/Zero novels, Hobby Channel brings the news that Max Factory is is developing its own “Saber Zero” PVC kit set for release in December. Pricing details are unknown, but the combination of a fresh look and sculptor Kuroda Makoto’s solid credentials are sure to attract interest in the kit despite one of the most boring poses known to man. She comes with a retrofittable Excalibur, but I have a feeling that addition would only serve to make her more still-life in the Napoleonic sense… She just needs to stick her hand between those buttons. (no more)