S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Fri Sep 16, 2022 4:16 pm

They haven't ever charged me US sales tax. They have been way more reliable for pre-orders than their American counterpart, haven't had a single one canceled, even on hot ticket items. You don't really get shipping options unfortunately - I have the choice of their global shipping standard or priority, but you don't select services like DHL or Fedex etc. However, their shipping price is comparable to those services, as is shipping speed. I've only ever used "standard".

One nice feature that they share with Amazon US, is that they will drop the price to the lowest the figure ever goes for before release. I've had some come down a little bit before hand. The recent Figuarts Luke Skywalker was a little less than $70 shipped. However, they might not beat Ami Ami or Nin Nin price wise, even with an adjustment. Those sites tend to be the cheapest I think.

They tend to not sell out as fast as the other Japanese sites, but they also don't seem to take pre-orders on reissues, or, if they do, they are hard to find on their site. I also feel less controversial canceling with them, since, ya know, they are Amazon. But they do have a cancelation cut off date.
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Fri Sep 16, 2022 10:08 pm

Thanks a ton! That’s super thorough and I really appreciate it!
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Wed Sep 21, 2022 1:18 am

Wow, Target is already stocking Super Hero Goku and Piccolo, as well as GvK Godzilla.
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Tue Sep 27, 2022 8:40 pm

Third form Frieza seems a bit small, no? I haven't watched it any of that stuff in a few years, but I recall him being close to 2nd form's height. I don't know if this is official art or not, but it seems to confirm that:

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Tue Sep 27, 2022 10:57 pm

I absolutely agree with you, bro. I remember him being around the same size or bigger than second form in the cartoon, but I guess this is one of those times where they are cherry picking specific artwork to keep production costs low, as the sizes are not consistent in Toriyama's work. This image is being floated in the FB group.

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Wed Sep 28, 2022 12:00 am

Bandai always plays fast and loose with scale, but if 3rd form isn’t much bigger than final form then that feels like a pretty big whiff. I’m not surprised they wouldn’t want to make him as chunky as he is in that image I posted, but he definitely needs more height.
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Wed Sep 28, 2022 3:11 am

I guess the bright side, if he's small, won't cost as much, right?
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Thu Sep 29, 2022 5:13 pm

Battle Clothes Gohan arrived from Hobby-Genki yesterday without any shipping confirmation. It was a nice surprise to come home to.

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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Thu Oct 06, 2022 3:44 pm

Orange Piccolo courtesy of @DbsHype:

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Full Tweet also shows a new Broly

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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Thu Oct 06, 2022 4:02 pm

And here's Form 3 Frieza:



And these are getting figures as well, if that's something that interests you:

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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Thu Oct 06, 2022 5:19 pm

I’m glad to see some new figures, but was reeeally hoping I was going to see a new future Trunks.
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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Thu Oct 06, 2022 8:32 pm

Good wave of reveals I’m interested in orange piccolo,3rd form freiza and Broly for sure
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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Fri Oct 07, 2022 5:50 am

Orange Piccolo, new Broly and cheelai for me.
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Re: S.H.Figuarts Thread v2

Fri Oct 07, 2022 9:31 am

My buddy is at NYCC and was able to grab Broly for me so that is one less thing to worry about.

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