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Chiesa
08-16-2002, 01:46 AM
Hey everyone I was wondering if anyone has anymore info on some of these very very highly detailed and well sculpted display figures... Just 2 days ago I went to my local collector's shop and I found a Clone Trooper in a low kneeling pose with his blaster... Its abt 12" I think and the sculpting looks like those in the unleashed series... I heard from the store owner that its 9800 Yen and that there is also a Vader one but is completely sold out and would only arrive at his shop 2 weeks later... ARGHHH I can't wait to see it and maybe get a pic for you guys here...

Also does anyone know if Japan is producing their range of SW figures? Perhaps by Tomy? I'm just curious because it would be cool as Japanese people really make their packaging of a product look really really good!!

Cheers :D

Chiesa
08-16-2002, 01:48 AM
Whoops forgotten to add a pic to show you guys what I'm talking abt...

Cheers All :D

Adam
08-16-2002, 02:03 AM
I don't have "info per say, but I do know there were pictures of these in SirSteve's Cel2 coverage ( I think.) I'm gonna go see if I can find it, they are really nice pieces.

Adam
08-16-2002, 02:18 AM
*Poof*


http://systems.figures.com/gallery/album29

TylerD
08-16-2002, 04:07 AM
That figure looks sweet! Japan has some pretty cool products when it comes to Star Wars...like those Pepsi toppers, and the Star Wars plush. On a related note (sort of), I picked up some bootleg Episode I figures when I went to Thailand last summer. They are really crappy, but really awesome as well.....LOL...probably because they are illegal!

hango fett
08-16-2002, 10:03 AM
that figures does look good. it will look alot better when the final version is ready!
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sicqnus
08-16-2002, 10:40 AM
Hi Chiesa,

HobbyLink Japan is the best way to catch these awesome statues. From Japan to Singapore, I guess the shipping would not be too expensive.
The Vader costs 9800 Yens (painted), It's pricey but if I remember well, the blade is lighted !
See pic : http://www.hlj.com/images/kby/kbysw-01.gif

The Anakin and Clone Trooper costs 7800 Yens each (already painted).

If they are out of stock, don't worry, they re-stock items very often. I've already ordered from them the awesome FineMolds kits and the service was great.

Links below :
http://www.hlj.com/cgi-local/category.cgi?manufacture=Science-Fiction

http://www.hlj.com/index.html

Enjoy !

Chiesa
08-16-2002, 04:01 PM
Originally posted by TylerD
That figure looks sweet! Japan has some pretty cool products when it comes to Star Wars...like those Pepsi toppers, and the Star Wars plush. On a related note (sort of), I picked up some bootleg Episode I figures when I went to Thailand last summer. They are really crappy, but really awesome as well.....LOL...probably because they are illegal!

:confused: TylerD >>> Bootlegs?? which part of Thailand did you go to? Bangkok? If it is may I know from where? :) Lastly do you have or is it possible to get some of those pics? Would really love to see 'em!!

Thanks :D

TylerD
08-16-2002, 05:34 PM
Actually Chiesa, I was in Bangkok for a time, but I actually lived in Phetchaburi for the whole six weeks I was there. I bought the figs at the local market for about 2$ US. I have to find the figures, so I can take a digital pic of them for you. BTW, Thailand is an awesome place for a vacation. I highly recommend it.

SuperBattleDroid88
08-16-2002, 05:53 PM
Those statues look a lot like the Unleashed figures to me! :o

Adam
08-16-2002, 08:48 PM
Except better..

Darth forb1us
08-17-2002, 05:55 PM
yes, they look much much better
I want to get my hands on the Vader and Clone Trooper :crazed:

Chiesa
08-17-2002, 11:39 PM
Originally posted by TylerD
Actually Chiesa, I was in Bangkok for a time, but I actually lived in Phetchaburi for the whole six weeks I was there. I bought the figs at the local market for about 2$ US. I have to find the figures, so I can take a digital pic of them for you. BTW, Thailand is an awesome place for a vacation. I highly recommend it.

I was kinda hoping it was in the capital, bangkok... I was intending to go there at year end for a shopping holiday... :D So is Phetchaburi another city or town outside of Bangkok or is it a place in Bangkok itself? (sorry but their names all sound alittle farmiliar if you don't really visit there often)

I'm really looking forward to your pic of the bootlegs!

Cheers :D

Chiesa
08-17-2002, 11:42 PM
Originally posted by sicqnus
Hi Chiesa,

HobbyLink Japan is the best way to catch these awesome statues. From Japan to Singapore, I guess the shipping would not be too expensive.
The Vader costs 9800 Yens (painted), It's pricey but if I remember well, the blade is lighted !
See pic : http://www.hlj.com/images/kby/kbysw-01.gif

The Anakin and Clone Trooper costs 7800 Yens each (already painted).

If they are out of stock, don't worry, they re-stock items very often. I've already ordered from them the awesome FineMolds kits and the service was great.

Links below :
http://www.hlj.com/cgi-local/category.cgi?manufacture=Science-Fiction


Yup yup I just looked into the website and they just look really awesome!! Probably gonna pick up a Vader...

Cheers :D

http://www.hlj.com/index.html

Enjoy !

corporal AMF
08-20-2002, 12:16 AM
nice pics !

TylerD
08-21-2002, 01:32 AM
Hey Chiesa, Phetchaburi is about two and a half hours from Bangkok, but I am sure that if you look in Bangkok, you can find them. There are two good market places I know of called Pat Pong and Pan Tip. Not sure of an exact location though. Still looking for the figs. I'll either PM you or post on this thread when I get some pics...

haggis
08-23-2002, 07:46 PM
Tyler, please post them on this thread as nosy Canadians want to see these figures too! Cheers!

The True Maul
08-23-2002, 07:57 PM
They all look cool! :)