Discussion in 'Whatever' started by ribbon controller, Jan 8, 2013.
Vice “Sofubi” toy maker.
Osaka vintage toy store.
Recent Super Fest coverage
Wow, that big Marusan (?) sculpt looks to be in great shape.
Mandarake vintage Sofubi shelf.
International Batman collection in Japan.
Want to delete this one
Amazing collection in some sort of toy museum in Nara Prefecture:
Vintage toy store.
The Rise of glow in the dark toys.
HeroGang Osaka toy store.
Mandarake Cocoo 2022.
Wondering how stores like HeroGang and the Mandarakes keep afloat with the places crammed to the gills with miles of piles of product that seems to sit there for years, if not forever.
1 - Low overhead,
2 - high markup,
3 - fast turnover,
4 - some of the above,
5 - all of the above,
6 - none of the above?
I'm pretty sure that a lot of this is all about artificial scarcity to keep a floor on prices and gold mine stores w/social media to help bolster demand.
Sata Builders in Mandarake Cocoo.
Characters Toy, vintage toy store Tokyo.
Wow that place looks incredible! Any idea where in Tokyo it is?
i remember it being a long train ride out of tokyo proper- one of the most expensive shops i went into, beating out CKA for high prices
Ahh, not the best news, but still quite the selection. I'll be going to Tokyo in Feb, so I've been trying to round up shops to possibly visit.
Get way store.
Need to get myself a vintage Marusan Shotgun Bear....@20.07
Shibuya Mandarake and Shibuya toy store.
Creature bazaar Pavillion 2022
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