Posts Tagged Anime Figures

Most Recent Haul + Other Updates

As I was unpacking and finding homes for the figures in theĀ Built Up Haul Parts I and II, another haul built up. Maybe someday I’ll be up to date on my new goodies but it’s kind of more fun posting them all at once. Bottom to top, and left to right I have Animation Black Rock Shooter (GSC), Yukata Rei (Kotobukiya), Kakashi (Megahouse), Metis (Figma), Hetalia volume 2 (Kotobukiya), Luffy (Megahouse), Ace (Megahouse), Asuka (Alter), and Figuarts Luffy (Bandai). Almost all of these figures have found a nice place on my shelves. I’m just stuck on the best place to put my Hetalia figures. I also haven’t found a place for my Figuarts Luffy yet, why? Because I don’t really like how he looks, the outline of his lips makes it look like he has on lipstick. I believe this will be my last Figuarts figure. I guess my Boa Hancock FiguartsĀ pre-order being cancelled was a blessing in disguise.

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Collecting Figures: Fun and Profitable

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I’ve been collecting (and occasionally selling) figures for almost 3 years now. Within my first two figure purchases I recognized the potential to PAY for your figure hobby while collecting. I was really into Inuyasha at one point and wanted some figures to reflect that new love. I found an auction for $35 that had at least 2 figures of each of the characters listed (there were 3 of Miroku). It was cheaper to buy that auction and get double what I wanted then it was to buy each one individually on eBay. I hate having extras but I bought it and stored the extras under my bed for a while. Then I sold each of the extras off one by one and before I knew it I had paid off my $35 purchase by just selling the doubles/triples and even made a small profit!

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