Discussion in 'Whatever' started by patrickvaz, Apr 1, 2017.
That is classic. It never ceases to amaze me how quick the turn around on some people's collections is.
Yeppp, giant eye roll for sure. From favorite to for sale, all in just 5 weeks...
what do you expect from someone who calls himself "sofubipapa"
Exactly - it's always the guys who jump in headfirst, and especially the guys who claim to be lifers and hold onto toys forever always drop in the blink of an eye
Figured I'd place this here instead of creating a new thread, and this may very well be a "fuck you" post anyway.
So long story short, Nokaidan posted some previews of an upcoming toy he made that honestly I find to be DOPE and would totally buy
The problem? It looks EERILY like some one-off stuff Seymour did back in 2016:
Nokaidan responded with:
This hobby has more rumors than a middle school. I've heard Nokaidan isn't Japanese but set up a Yahoo Japan e-mail to throw people off and he's actually Kaiju Tan. Honestly nothing would surprise me in this hobby in either direction (unfortunate coincidence or design theft)
They're completely different.
One's happy and the other's sad!
They both suck equally!
I used my personal name as a guarantee.
Looks exactly like kaiju tan's style. So either he's that pos tan ripping off seymourart or he's a new pos who's ripping off tan and seymourart.
Either way, smells like a pos to me.
Saw this yesterday.
Click on it, it’s a video.
The fucking nerve of this dude...
What a fucking fuck.
I see they have Karma Dokuro by Synapse Toy up soon. It seems they only bootleg the toys by makers that get flipped for mad money, which makes sense I suppose, more likely unscrupulous collectors will settle for a bootleg if it saves them hundreds ...
How long has this bootlegger been active? Seems like quite a few years now. Somebody must be buying their shit ...
Didn't work for me then thought "I bet I'm blocked" and sure enough, yep
This really sucks and it's a double whammy. You got Asian hype chasers sucking up inventory like a vacuum throwing out stupid money and now you have more and more advanced bootleg operations. Finding toys in the aftermarket is hard enough, but now you're adding a level of distrust into it because to your point @The Moog, someone is buying this shit and it's only a matter of time until it starts bleeding into the scene even if it is someone getting duped.
Yeah, that was my suspicion as well.
For me buying a toy is a mixture of love and morality. I just cannot stand giving my money to a shitbag even if I absolutely love the toy. Thankfully my favorite artists are also standup people, but people like Tan should drink a gallon of v-color.
I hope that Seymour makes this a toy. He's a great dude, a fantastic painter, and it would be a really nice "fuck you" to boot!
I feel like I’ve been aware of them for at least 2 or 3 years now...?
I remember someone on IG getting in some hot water a couple years ago about a DX they got, but other than that I’ve never seen a post or heard of anyone else buying from them.
Its weird how more of them haven't shown up on our radar, unless the bootleg buyers know better than to post photos. It certainly looks like the bootlegger is making plenty of them to go around ...
Didn’t a bootleg nag just sell on eBay the other day? I cant be the only one that saw it. Seller had 0 history or some shit. Looked like bootleg to me?
Anyone who buys from him has GOT to know the score. Everything he bootlegs is super well-known in the industry, so I’m sure a healthy portion of shame keeps most of the buyers in the shadows.
Something about the leviathan just looks so off and unpleasant. While I cant pinpoint the difference, it looks easy enough to spot.
The head is too tiny and the paint job looks like a paint by numbers done by a 4 year old. And there’s no chains or omake...
For me the thing that stuck out the worst was the black blood/slime coming out of the mouth. Rich's looks organic and natural. This looks like the dude just did 4 black lines converging into 1 and called it a day
It’s just so fucking pathetic and obvious when you put them side by side.
And now that I look at it it looks like the original is saying, “I’m gonna tear you to fucking shreds for this bullshit!”, and the bootleg is saying, “oh, fuck...”(all scared as shit looking).
Fuck these fucking dumb fucking hacks and their soulless perspective.
Oddly enough, I did find some people who either 1) got a never-released Karma Dokuro blank from Ishi 2) got a bootleg and was flaunting it 3) they were released and I totally missed them (no evidence of this though)
I’m pretty sure there’s a bootleg Nag that recently sold on eBay. Nobody bid on it for days and the price was super low. $445 final bid or something close to that. Sounds way too cheap for a 4-eye Nag.
that was a real DX.
Jeez, side by side it’s really obvious. I’m pretty damn sure the original has a black rub on it, which is only evident on the eyes of the bootleg. Also something is so off about the head shape.
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