This is a pretty good figure. The Sauna Woman has enough stuff in it that you can use her with various themes. Got a house? She can step in/out of the shower. Got a yacht? Without the towel, she's got a bikini. Got a college dorm freshman community shower? She's dressed for it, give or take the spoon.
The easy joke - which I've made - is that this is an actual hot blonde, given she's going into a sauna to make some sort of steam bath soup thing. She has a bucket of water, a spoon, rubber sandals, and a removable towel. And for modesty's sake, a bikini complete with the retooled not-quite-naked body that you may or may not yet have from another set.
A warning - if you own this figure, beware of her sandals. Unlike every other accessory you own for Playmobil, these do not clamp on. They fit perfectly, but they're not exactly tight - you could throw most figures across a room and none of the accessories would fall off. If you pick her up and set her down funny, you might notice the shoes are suddenly missing. Don't say I didn't warn you!
Assembly is easy and deco is simple. She has a blue bikini bottom with a blue-and-white striped top, complete with festive flower. She'd fit in a sauna (if Playmobil ever makes one), and she'd fit on whatever boat/beach/tanning scenario you may also concoct. The bucket and spoon fit in her hands perfectly, although I will say getting the very clever plastic water slug inside the bucket took some finagling. I do not expect that I will ever be able to remove it were I so inclined, so fair warning there. This looks like a one-time assembly. The figure's articulation is standard - that is, 6 joints in all the usual places. Thanks to her unique build she may not be compatible with some accessories, and Playmobil did a fantastic job engineering a body that doesn't suffer from squared-off haunches when she sits.
As I write this she's still in circulation as part of the blind bag line. She's probably also about to disappear as the next series is due any day now. I got this one as a random grab, and I've had fun with it - the accessories are cool and I just happened to buy a small boat around the same time, but that's more of a Christmas review. If you see this figure, it's worth snagging as part of a larger collection. As a one-off, it's not bad but I don't know what I'd do with it. It's amusing enough, but it doesn't spark ridiculous conversations like some of the other figures from the assortment.
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