New Elegab sculpts!

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  1. TattooDougHardy

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    New Elegab sculpts!
    The thing is, the Kaiju Prince line has exploded on the flipper market due to popularity. Mandarake is selling the sets for ¥20000-¥25000 and some of the individuals go for sometimes over ¥10000. It's nuts. The last show he attended a bunch of his figures showed up the next day on Yahoo Japan, so he's stated he's going to only concentrate on online sales from now on. I can see where he's coming from. I think only now his method is potentially getting newer buyers less of a chance because there are so many new lottery requests. I probably enter 8-10 out of every 12 monthly lotteries but have lost sometimes as well.

    Edit: ugh the latest KP set is ALREADY on Yahoo Japan for ¥18500 and they haven't even shipped yet.
     
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    This is why we can't have nice things

    My partner James asked Elegab to join our show last year, and everything sold out at the show of his. I think the only artists that did that were Elegab, Shirahama, Skinner and JMRampage (memory is fuzzy). I can testify they all went to nice homes, including I'm pretty sure a board member or two. I never heard of him before that.

    Anyway, now that I personally started collecting him as a result, this happens and he couldn't participate in our show.

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    New Elegab sculpts!
    Unfortunatly this can probably all be related back to Nari-sama getting his IG account. The publicity that platform brings can be a well needed push of sales, as much as it can cut you in the back when hype builds. To think that he even had months when the toys didn’t sell out back in the days. That’s a time well past (based on what showed up in his internetshop when occasionally opened). Wonder if or how long this hype will last.
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    His stuff is really awesome! I cherish every piece that I have from the man thus far.
     
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    The fact that I'm a 10% helps explain my (un)luck. Personally I think it's a great system, makes a lot of sense and seems fair. Here's to hoping I can make it to the 40%!
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    Recent sales.
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    I was fortunate enough to score both. His toys really remind me of something I would have been playing with if I was a kid growing up in Japan in the 80s

    I do wonder though if his larger toys are less popular due to space constraints in Asian countries
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    Did anyone score the latest Kaiju Prince set? No luck for me again. This was the sixth Elegab lottery running I’ve lost. Nari-San’s work is certainly in high demand!
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    Have you ever bought from Nari-san?

    Do you include your Instagram?
     
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    Yes. I’ve won a few times before. Just having a bad run lately.
     
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    Oh damn! Thats a lot of Ls :twisted:
    He mentioned having 1000 applicants for Kaiju Prince sets, which he thought was not the true number of collector.

    I got this sculpt in green, so did not personally enter this time.
     
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    I scored. He keeps upping his run size too.
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    ^^
    Hardest working, most awesomest dude in sofubi.
     
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    New Elegab sculpts!
    Since the lottery is over. For the sake of archiving.

    6月のソフビ 抽選販売情報 (2019)

    蓄光!カイジュウプリンス3 (9000円+送料)
    GID! KAIJU PRINCE 3(9000yen+EMS)

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