Resources

Guides and Information:
5 Things You Should Know Before Buying Anime Figures
The Anime Figure Collector’s Guide: Getting Started
Figure Buyer's Guide (Akihabara)
♦ NENDOROID ♦ General Info & Tips before you commit!
Japanese Figures Types
ANIME FIGURE TYPES EXPLAINED
ALL THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANIME FIGURES
Types of Anime Figures a Guide for the Real Fans
Figure Brands for Beginners
How to buy cheap, authentic Nendoroids / Anime figurines
AmiAmi Nendoroid Buying Guide [Pre-order/Pre-owned]
Ultimate Bootlegs Guide
Real Nendoroid vs Fake Nendoroid
How to Spot a Fake Nendoroid
How to Identify Bootleg Anime Figures
$25 Fake Anime Figure vs $100 Real Anime Figure: Whats the Difference?
Real vs. Fake: Kotobukiya Zero Two figure from Darling in the Franxx
Nendoroid 101 | Display, Storage & Cleaning
ACTION FIGURES 101: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BASIC FIGURINE CARE
How is a NENDOROID Made? | Behind the Scenes at Good Smile Company
Why Are Anime Figures So Expensive? Part 1: How They're Made
Inside a High-Quality Japanese Figurine Factory
How are PVC Figures Manufactured? Mikatan’s Factory Field Trip! – Part 1

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Suruga-ya
Otamart
Mercari Japan
Yahoo Auctions

News and Upcoming Figures:
Otaku HQ
Animefolio
NEKO MAGIC
Anime Collective

Communities:
r/AnimeFigures
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