Anraku Ansaku!

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  1. EastEndFrontier

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    Anraku Ansaku!
    I agree with you on that, and i wasn't faulting him for that. I was merely a little curious about why he and a few others were selling these just released Gogas in the past few weeks and it seemed a bit strange me.
     
  2. plasticXO

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    I completely second that. Those releases are an amazing opportunity to get toys that were completely out of reach so far. Painting may not be up to the standard of the original releases, but of what I see so far, we are not talking about ruined toys either. Maybe this is like comparing HP and FP Bemons.
    So those might be disappointing for the hardcore collectors who already delved into AA (and can actually compare), but who can argue Medicom isn't already doing a tremendous job with those releases ?
    The master working tightly with Medicom on this, I am confident they are not betraying his ideas nor his style.

    I want those toys for their design, originality, what they represent in the sofubi history, not to expose my riches ( :lol: ) to the world.

    And as a matter of fact, I quite like the heavy paint app on the Cambodia. I hope it will be as good on the final product. But it seems I am the only one who thinks that.
    And I am stunned by the big brown Venus/Sasakamabikuchi.
     
  3. Michael Beverage

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    Totally agree with you PlasticXO. I have collected Anraku for a while but I love the preorders as well,
    and have not been disappointed so far in the slightest when I receive them. Even in situations where I prefer Anraku's original paints I think the preorders are a phenomal opportunity to add to my collection, and I plan to order as many as I can. It feels like Christmas every month with these preorders :razz:

    I collect AA for the sheer love of his designs, not for the exclusivity factor.
     
  4. phantomfauna

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    ^ This was what I was trying to say, but it turned into a bunch of incorrect rants, glaring grammatical errors and run on sentences...s.
     
  5. Lixx

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    All this Anraku released- cannot afford any of it. Will have to be a mini again for me, but I love it!
     
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    yeah releases are a lil too fast for my pockets ..happy they are being made tho..hopefully catch some down the line
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Good to see some backside action. :lol:
    We always see the front paint, gotta appreciate the back sometimes too!
     
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    Hmm... now I'm less impressed with the Gara tribute and more into the other...
     
  10. phantomfauna

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    Anraku Ansaku!
    The Panda and Racoon arrived and I'm very pleased with QC.
     
  11. Michael Beverage

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    ^Me too! My paint jobs were spot-on. Very different feel for an Anraku toy but I like them. Smaller than I assumed but a perfect size for the sculpt. Extra parts included are fun. The vinyl is on the soft side.
     
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    Anraku Ansaku!
    Someone called these kaijooz on IG. :lol:
     
  13. Michael Beverage

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    I would love to see Anraku and Blobpus do another collab with the help of Medicom, replete with wooden box. That still ranks as probably my favorite collaboration ever. Another mini Goga/Blob combo would be incredible.

    Or maybe a mini Dako/ Dead Stocker combo done up on black glitter infused vinyl.
     
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    Anraku Ansaku!
    Anxiously awaiting my shipping confirmation from TAG. :razz:

    The paint application on my Zollomedear is top notch IMO. I've appreciated this character through images for quite some time, but now that I actually have one in my possession I must say, I feel pictures don't do this toy justice. The altering landscape of textures throughout are just wonderful. I really hope to see another release by Medicom in the future.

    Given the ease of access and affordability I can say I'm satisfied with my Goga, but as others have mentioned concern here, the tail is a slightly awkward fit, and I would have preferred they not use a mask for the mouth.

    Overall this has been exciting having the opportunity to purchase these toys stress free at a reasonable price.
     
  15. ElvisFromHell

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    Maybe I don't have as discerning an eye as others but I don't see any problems with the paint on the Anraku figures I've received so far. The 2 Gogas are beautiful and mine have no issues with the tail or other joints - the fit may be even better than the OG Gogas some of which have a tendency to lean forward. The pink/red/black Dako I just received is beautiful - a very hefty figure and the paint scheme is awesome. I saw an OG Dako with a somewhat similar paint scheme for sale online for around $1400 and I'd much rather have this one for $140. My only regret is that I bought the Gogas from an overseas buyer and paid way too much. Now I'm ordering everything from Lulubell.
     
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    ^^
    wholeheartedely agree.
     
  17. phantomfauna

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    I'm lucky enough to have a original and would say the biggest difference is the spray is thicker on the new Dako and the gold is more of a bronze. It's not bad...just a little different.

    I tried taking a pic with my phone, but it doesn't help much.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. ElvisFromHell

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    The Medicom one is on the right.
     
  19. phantomfauna

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    Your right or my left?
     
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    Anraku Ansaku!
    If you were standing in line with them then the one on your left would be to the right in the picture unless you were standing to the left of the one on the right then he would be to your right which is the one to the right in the photo. Got it?
     
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    Anraku Ansaku!
    Or you could bring the razor and I'll brinith thy speed.
     
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    Anraku Ansaku!
    This release seems to leave everyone completely indifferent.

    And unfortunately I think it is justified. This is a very plain dragon...
    The only appeal is that it looks like it could be a classic D&D monster.

    Or am I missing something ?
     
  24. CrystalMech

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    Anraku Ansaku!
    I'm diggin it, I think this will look much better once in hand.
     
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    They have this old Imperial Toys kinda feel to them, which I do like... but not for what they will sell for. Just not unique enough for me to warrant the price.
     

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