Official Bandai (Japan) Thread 2.0

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Godzillian wrote:So got my gargantuas and love them. I was wondering about Gaira though. Does the vinyl just have this weird space behind its left arm or is it just mine?
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Yep, it's only yours. Mine is fine, too.
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Oh well, easy enough to fix
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So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
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DirektorSplennic wrote:So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
$100-125 maybe?
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UltramanGoji wrote:
DirektorSplennic wrote:So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
$100-125 maybe?
Doesn't sound that bad
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I got one with tag + slightly damaged original box like 5 years ago for about $150 + s&h.
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Petezilla wrote:I got one with tag + slightly damaged original box like 5 years ago for about $150 + s&h.
Orochi was sold in a box? I never knew that!
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Are the other figures from Yamato Takeru worth it? I found the Fish Tentacle God Dude for 30 bucks (forgot the name but I have the link saved)

EDIT: Kaishin Muba. That's it's name.
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DirektorSplennic wrote:So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
Welcome to the right place, I have being trying to hunt all of them down. I am down to Utsuno Ikusagami and Orochi. Some of them were tough to come by and not cheap. Orochi goes for about $200 or higher depending on condition. Good luck!

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OGMechaMothra wrote:
DirektorSplennic wrote:So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
Welcome to the right place, I have being trying to hunt all of them down. I am down to Utsuno Ikusagami and Orochi. Some of them were tough to come by and not cheap. Orochi goes for about $200 or higher depending on condition. Good luck!
Would a Kaishin Muba for $30 be considered a good deal?
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UltramanGoji wrote:
Petezilla wrote:I got one with tag + slightly damaged original box like 5 years ago for about $150 + s&h.
Orochi was sold in a box? I never knew that!
Yep, it was. It's a nice but huge box in a white style with black and red. Here it is seen in the background (sauce is deviantart):

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Finally got MMS Biollante, what a fantastic figure. It's bigger than I thought it would be. It could probably use some more paint but I'm happy with it either way.
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DirektorSplennic wrote:
OGMechaMothra wrote:
DirektorSplennic wrote:So, I'm attempting to hunt down that giant Orochi figure that bandai made years ago. Anyone know what a fair price for one is nowadays?
Welcome to the right place, I have being trying to hunt all of them down. I am down to Utsuno Ikusagami and Orochi. Some of them were tough to come by and not cheap. Orochi goes for about $200 or higher depending on condition. Good luck!
Would a Kaishin Muba for $30 be considered a good deal?
Yes, I paid $65 with a tag at G-Fest this year.

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OGMechaMothra wrote:
DirektorSplennic wrote:
OGMechaMothra wrote:
Welcome to the right place, I have being trying to hunt all of them down. I am down to Utsuno Ikusagami and Orochi. Some of them were tough to come by and not cheap. Orochi goes for about $200 or higher depending on condition. Good luck!
Would a Kaishin Muba for $30 be considered a good deal?
Yes, I paid $65 with a tag at G-Fest this year.
Okay. Now I have a new problem.

I found the Kaishin Muba for $25 (with tag), but I also found the Chogokin Toy's Dream Project Gigan for $40 They are from different stores, so if I get both I would have to pay two shipping prices (It adds up to almost $60 just for shipping). Which figure, if I were to get one, sounds like the better deal?
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DirektorSplennic wrote:
OGMechaMothra wrote:
DirektorSplennic wrote:
Would a Kaishin Muba for $30 be considered a good deal?
Yes, I paid $65 with a tag at G-Fest this year.
Okay. Now I have a new problem.

I found the Kaishin Muba for $25 (with tag), but I also found the Chogokin Toy's Dream Project Gigan for $40 They are from different stores, so if I get both I would have to pay two shipping prices (It adds up to almost $60 just for shipping). Which figure, if I were to get one, sounds like the better deal?
If it's Mandarake, yes you will pay two separate shipping prices. I would say go for the Chogokin Gigan as it's more likely to sell out than the Kaishin Muba.
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I'm sorry if this has already been discussed before, but is the newest re-release of Destoroyah a retool/resculpt/modification? The head looks different to me, was wondering I should pick one up. (I've got the pink tag version).
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Grunkle Sans wrote:I'm sorry if this has already been discussed before, but is the newest re-release of Destoroyah a retool/resculpt/modification? The head looks different to me, was wondering I should pick one up. (I've got the pink tag version).
minor retool with different paint, skip it since you have the pink tage.
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Godzillian wrote:
Grunkle Sans wrote:I'm sorry if this has already been discussed before, but is the newest re-release of Destoroyah a retool/resculpt/modification? The head looks different to me, was wondering I should pick one up. (I've got the pink tag version).
minor retool with different paint, skip it since you have the pink tage.
Actually I think it’s an entirely new Figure. It’s significantly smaller than the old one.

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godzilla1541 wrote:
Godzillian wrote:
Grunkle Sans wrote:I'm sorry if this has already been discussed before, but is the newest re-release of Destoroyah a retool/resculpt/modification? The head looks different to me, was wondering I should pick one up. (I've got the pink tag version).
minor retool with different paint, skip it since you have the pink tage.
Actually I think it’s an entirely new Figure. It’s significantly smaller than the old one.
I can vouch for this. I own the newer one, while a friend of mine owns the older pink tag version. The pink tag version has a more detailed sculpt and is a tad bit larger, while the newer one has a more accurate head, but is overall less detailed and a tad bit smaller.

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