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260 No. 260 [Edit]
Might as well make a figma thread.

I'm about to get this figma (within two-three months, probably). It's still in 'preorder' because I preordered something else along with it.
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>> No. 1888 [Edit]
I wish figma came with part lists.
My parts are mostly mixed up, and I've spent most of the day searching various review sites to get an idea of what hands go with each figma.
faces and extra parts are easy, but god damn those hands.
official images never show all the hands, and most reviews don't show them very well.
So many figma share many of the exact same hands, some have one or two different ones though, and they very in skin tones every so slightly, it's driving me nuts.
I tried keeping them in their holders, but those things don't hold on all that well.
>> No. 1889 [Edit]
>>1888
What about the little bags they come with? I mark them with the names and keep them organised.

Post edited because I sounded like a sixty year old woman in a consignment store.

Post edited on 16th Mar 2012, 8:27pm
>> No. 1890 [Edit]
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>>1889
I didn't used to like them very much and would just leave them in the box whenever I got a new figma.
I didn't start using them until I got my 35th figma or so.
Up till then I had been keeping the parts all in the same draw thing for easy access when I would want to change things up a bit.

But I've now gotten out all the bags, and managed to get the hands all sorted out, and now I have them all sorted properly in their own little bags.
only took me two days to figure it all out.
it might take up more space using the bags, but beats getting them all confused and mixed up.
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>>1349
The box she comes in is almost as ugly as the figure itself!
>> No. 1899 [Edit]
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fuck yes!

I was thinking they gave up on this series.
seems the recent release of the movie really did give them the needed push to make another after all.

My financial situation can go fuck itself, preordering at the speed of lite.

Post edited on 30th Mar 2012, 1:17am
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>>1899
and there's this.
>> No. 1925 [Edit]
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I'm sure the Nintendo fanboys are jizzing themselves over this one.
>> No. 1926 [Edit]
>>1925
You know it!
>> No. 1929 [Edit]
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>>1900
Re-posting image becuase the quality on the first one is shit.
people submitting these things really need to learn how to use contrast.
>> No. 1944 [Edit]
>>1925
Well, I'd like a decent Zelda Princess figure, already.
>> No. 2032 [Edit]
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quite possibly the prettiest figma to date.

but man I really wish they'd diversify more.
Accel World is barely like 10 ep in, not even half the show's full length, and they already have three figma out with two more on the way
http://myfigurecollection.net/search.php?overall=Accel+World+figma
I mean seriously guys?
Are they having that hard time getting merchandising rights to the other 40 shows airing this season or something? (from this season, they're only doing figs from two other shows)
Is Accel World even that popular? seems like they probably planed on doing this before the show even aired.

Another thing, why did they create a figma of Irisviel when there are plenty of much more popular and important characters in that same series?
such as rider, who ranked rather high on popularity polls.

Post edited on 19th Jun 2012, 12:36pm
>> No. 2034 [Edit]
You know what really should get some figmas?
Pincess Tutu
>> No. 2129 [Edit]
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>> No. 2130 [Edit]
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>> No. 2131 [Edit]
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Sonico figma on the way
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Does anyone know where I can buy replacement screws and bolts for figma stands?

I've already gone to my local home depot and talked to someone there about it, and the smallest screws/bolts they have are nowhere near that size.
they sent me to radio shack, but again, they didn't have them. I've heard ace hardware might have them, but there isn't one anywhere near by.
and I don't know the exact measurements or whatever to order them online.

Post edited on 12th Sep 2012, 8:48pm
>> No. 2191 [Edit]
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Do you guys think they'll ever actually finish the set of main strike witches characters with figma? they really don't seem to be in any rush to get the things out, meanwhile they're busy making alternate versions of figs from shows they've already done full casts of.
would it be safe to assume they're just gonna leave it at the four they've already done?

I just found out Bandai already has their own full set of strike witches action figures in the same scale as figma. and while they don't 'look' as nice as figma, word is they're better designed.
I'm wondering if I should finish off the set with these or if I should wait and see if they ever get around to doing more strike witches figma, but I'm not very confident they will.
What do you guys think?
I should also add that I found a good deal on these for 1500 jpy, (about $30 after shipping compared to the $50-$55 a figma would cost with shipping)
>> No. 2192 [Edit]
>>2191
I am interested in these, let's talk about them.
>> No. 2202 [Edit]
Bought a Sanya figma...now the waiting game.
>> No. 2207 [Edit]
>>2191
seems they might be a tab bit smaller in scale than figma. If figma are 1/12, these would be like 1/13 or maybe 1/12.5
>> No. 2209 [Edit]
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well this was a first...
It really left me wondering how I pulled that one off (get it).
the original 40 or so figma sure had some shitty hand joints, took them long enough to realize how easy they were to brake...
I'm considering removing the balls from the ends of the pegs, should prevent these things from braking so easily but it might result in a loose fit and the hands might not stay in place well, what do you guys think?
>> No. 2210 [Edit]
Why don't they make villains/bad guys with very very rare exceptions?
Have you ever notice how these action figures are always shown in action/fighting poses, but almost never have anyone to fight?
>> No. 2424 [Edit]
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Yeah!
>> No. 2533 [Edit]
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So it seems Miho from Girls und Panzer is getting a figma.
I really liked the anime, and figma but I'm not sure how I feel about this one. The focus of the anime always seemed to me like it was more on the tanks rather than the characters. A fig of just the character(s) feels like it would be kind of lacking in that regard. like if they released the strike witches figma without the striker units. A 1/12 scale (figma ex-ride) panzer IV would be fucking huge and expensive. 1/12 model cars average $100+ if you can find them, imagine what a tank would cost. I really doubt they'll be making one, but who knows.

I'm also wondering why they went with that late series outfit instead of the more iconic school uniform they're always in.
>> No. 2534 [Edit]
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>>2533
>> No. 2535 [Edit]
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>>2533
Jesus... maybe they will produce a figma scale tank after all...
>> No. 2601 [Edit]
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This just in; Figma are NOT toys and they are not for anyone under 15 year of age. you have been warned!
>> No. 2720 [Edit]
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This one has been a long time coming. felt a tad bit pricy for my tastes but preordered anyway.
>> No. 2722 [Edit]
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Here's an updated version of >>1157
>> No. 2727 [Edit]
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Saber 2.0 is finally here. She looks much better than the original figma.
>> No. 2728 [Edit]
>>2727
Yeah saw it go up for preorder. detail does look a fair bit better, although there's something off about the faces she comes with that I can't put my finger on (I guess I'm just used to the old one) all the same I'm fine with the original I got and don't think I'll be dropping $50 on an upgrade. I still can't say I much like the idea of them doing V2s of characters they've already done when there's still so many good ones out there they've passed up, besides feeling kind of insulting to the people who bought the originals.
>> No. 2729 [Edit]
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>>2728
I like this faceplate and her yelling one... the third/neutral face does seem a bit off. I have the original but I'm going to get her anyways, I'm constantly worried something like >>2209 will happen to me so I don't play with her much.
I don't think we'll see too many v2's, just for the super popular characters like Saber / Miku.
>> No. 2730 [Edit]
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>>2722
Mine as of today.
>> No. 2755 [Edit]
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The Motoko figma came out pretty good
It's a shame there's no sunglasses accessory though.
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I wonder why they don't detail the joints.
>> No. 2774 [Edit]
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Max factory has started a new line of figs based on figma called figFIX. Seems they're basically preexisting figma (same scale and all) but without the joints and in fixed poses.
This particular item which is their first is priced at 3,900, compared to the original figma version at 5,370.
>> No. 2775 [Edit]
>>2774
Oh, god. Shimakaze. I want you so much...
(* ´Д`) ハァッ ハァッ


Post edited on 11th Sep 2014, 1:44am
>> No. 2777 [Edit]
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Ryuuko has a nice butt.
>> No. 2778 [Edit]
>>2777
Yeah that's a well known fact.
>> No. 2779 [Edit]
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Here's something interesting I just noticed. Both Rider and Marisa read "069" on their box. Officially Marisa is listed as being figma 068. I wonder how they let that slip.
>> No. 2806 [Edit]
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Hell yes. I'ma preorder this so hard.
I read this has some DLC for ordering from GSC directly, do you guys know if GSC ships to the west?

>7,222 jpy
GOD FUCKING DAMN IT
>> No. 2807 [Edit]
>>2806
It's probably made with nano machines.
>> No. 2808 [Edit]
>>2806
Man, that muzzle flower.
>> No. 3676 [Edit]
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https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail?gcode=FIGURE-044547

How, in the hell, is this a "figma"?
>> No. 3677 [Edit]
>>3676
Not sure, but it's cool to see R-Type figures coming out.
>> No. 3678 [Edit]
Would it be worthwhile to visit Japan, buy exclusive figures and the like, and then re-sell them back home? Could I make a fairly decent amount with it? I could be evicted by my parents if they decide I'm not earning my keep.
>> No. 3679 [Edit]
>>3678
Depends on your country if you're selling online, and general area if you're planing on selling offline. I think you'd have a hard time finding buyers for these rather niche items. If you're dead set on doing it however, your best bet would be selling at cons where you can sell for decent markups and offload some units as long as they're from more popular and/or established series.
>> No. 3680 [Edit]
>>3679
I highly doubt the money you would make would offset the cost of travel.
>> No. 3681 [Edit]
>>3680
Possibly replying to the wrong person but yes, they likely wont make a fraction of their expenses back. Flights to and from japan, at least for me, would be $1,000+. I used to sell figs at a decent pace, but even on my best months I was making maybe $100 in profit. That's not enough to pay for a trip to japan, not enough to live on, it would barely cover my electric bill.


btw, I don't really see how this is related at all to figma. Really should have been given it's own thread.

Post edited on 3rd Dec 2018, 1:27am
>> No. 3682 [Edit]
>>3679
>>3680
>>3681
Thanks for the advice, I appreciate it.
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