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    Is there anyone here who entered and heard back from Medicom regarding the recent SoshingekiGoji (Destroy All Monsters) lottery? This is the first round where I may have lucked out. :(
     
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    I’ve noticed prices increasing. Maybe all the limited license Godzilla’s are helping fuel hype again.
     
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    Likely people regretting they missed the relatively low price on the last auction, then getting sucked in.
     
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    I'm not big on LOTR but after finally seeing a painted sample this "SmauGoji" is growing on me a bit.

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    I really like this smaug goji. Fun concept and perfect colors. Any idea when it goes up for sale?
     
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    Based on the time between the paint sample teaser and the scheduled pre-order of Gamera I'd guess if it's not included in Medicom's next lineup maybe the following. There's been an AA release every month and they've yet to show anything for this one. I'd expect an announcement in the next week or so.
     
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    Peter Jackson’s LOTR was so good it makes me angry.
     
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    Following up, I just got my winning notification (about a month late). I would assume Medicom is having a hard time keeping up right now with COVID-19 restrictions in effect. I still have a number of pre-orders pending shipment, from as far back as October (MosuGoji). I'm patient though. More importantly, I hope everyone over there is doing OK and staying safe.

    Postage on the SoshingekiGoji stung a bit though. At 5,121yen, that's about 1,500yen more than usual. :(
     
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    Where can I keep up with the news on this cutie?
     
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    For release announcements I follow sofvi.tokyo, but you can always tune in directly to AA's blog for updates on his current progress. ;)

    I'm really anxious to see how that upcoming anatomical Godzilla will look should it come to fruition.
     
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    Lottery sale for Goldra (Gordra, Gorudora), the Ancient Golden Dragon King starts this weekend. Image courtesy of sofvi.tokyo. More information HERE.

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    I was wondering why the name was changed to Gordra. From AA's blog:

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    Here's a cool alternate ad he made for the figure as Smaug (NOTE: the coloration on the sample here looks noticeably darker, not to be confused with the official release).

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    Does anyone have a hookup on drunk boy vests or loin clothes? Beggars can't be choosers, whatever ya got.
     
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    For folks who have this version, is the base vinyl orange or black? Thanks
     
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    The base vinyl is semi-translucent orange.
     
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    Did anyone ever get the baragon he did? I don't think I've seen a shot of one in the wild. Just the sterile promotional shots.
     
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    Not mine…

    Link: https://aucview.aucfan.com/yahoo/f322185869/

    * Ended on Sunday January 13, 2019 @ 14,500yen

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    Good find, thanks for sharing. Always liked this version of the character. Such an interesting color choice.
     
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    Sooo DAMN cute. Pretty sure these weren't offered in the US so there probably aren't too many floating around.
     
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    The only thing I don't like about the 1st release (maybe more in the future?) is the choice to freehand the back and tail but mask the spinal texture flowing up into the head. It creates a really odd break that isn't very attractive.
     
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    Oh damn hadn't even noticed that. What a goofy production decision. Definitely not great.
     

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