Kaiju One - Hong Kong

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  1. nicholasfung

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    Didn't see a thread for them, but they just showed off their latest which is pretty funny. Will be available this weekend!
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    These figures are actually pretty awesome imo. The faces are spot on!
     
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    Ha! Those are definitely rad. Reminds me of some of the bootleg toys I’d get in the Mexican and Chinese owned dollar stores I grew up around in South Phoenix. They always had the best stuff for kids! That artwork totally looks like some late 80’s Contra arcade cabinet vibes.
     
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    It's a set!
     
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    definitely not a Kaiju One fan but i will be trying for these for sure!
     
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    I like these a lot, but I’m assuming they will be stupid expensive just Bc

    also, Anyone collecting vinyl personalities?
    These would go great with the dalai lama and Putin ones
     
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    $180 plus shipping for the pair...which isn’t terrible considering the prices of soft vinyl toys these days:
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Yes! I saw these on IG recently as well! I normally don't collect humanoid/human toys/action figures, but I really do like these! (I do have a Stan Lee action figure though! Lol) They remind me of the good times I had watching a lot of Schwarzenegger and Stallone movies with my parents back in the day, good times!

    As for the price though... Is this the norm/standard in prices these days?? I've been away from the toy scene for a few years (except for Godzilla Fest), so I'm not fully aware of the rising trend in sofubi prices, but they definitely seem higher than they were 5 years ago or so.... I could see these being $60 each, maybe $70.. But $90 each? Is that the new norm now? (I'm not complaining, I'm just genuinely curious and want to know what to expect with prices these days.)

    Even certain toys that I remember purchaing for $25/$30 retail, I see now being sold for $40-$50 retail.
     
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    Man, what a wonderful surprise!

    I have to apply then. Props for them not price gauging
     
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    Another something from Kaiju One... This guy kind of looks like Rick and Garamon spliced together! :lol:

     
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    crazy how they picked two things that are way overdone!
     
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    Morty, Morty look I'm a popular *bURPP* kaiju... Morty I'm Garamon Rick! They're gonna pay *BRRR* hundreds on the aftermarket for me Morty!
     
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    :lol: I could totally picture an episode like that! :lol:

     
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    Cost of materials go up etc., then the exchange rate fluctuates. Just like eveything else what costs X five years ago now costs X by today’s market costs and demand. Toys are no different. The factory is a factory and at the end of the day raw material is the same for everything and goes up.
     
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    Why bother trying when you have a built in market. Just ask every movie studio why they reboot or buy comic franchises.
     
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    You are right, thank you for your response. I was just not expecting such a large increase though. I would have figured a $5 - $10 increase in general over the span of 5 years, but it's a lot higher than I would have expected. It's ok and understandable. I just want sure if it's due to the cost of material/labor, or if the industry has gained some fraction and the increase was due to its' popularity.

    (It would be nice if paychecks would increase the same rate! Hah! Lol )

     

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