Questions tagged [merchandise]

For questions about anime/manga merchandise. Note that shopping discussions (e.g. "Should I buy X or Y?" or "Where is the best place to buy X?") are considered off-topic.

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Who are these female anime figures in military-style clothing?

Any help identifying these three female anime figures would truly be appreciated. They look like they are from the same series because they are wearing matching military-style coats. I've been looking ...
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Are these paper figures actually Origami?

So in my Collectors Edition for Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth3 it came with a sheet which can be made into this paper figure: I have also seen similar things on eBay of the Puella Magi from Puella ...
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What anime is this doll from?

Does anyone know what anime this doll is from? Here is the tag on the doll.
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Where do I go to purchase Chinese manhua?

I would like to purchase a manhua titled, "Yinhe Biduan" but I am having a very hard time finding here in the States. Can anyone direct me to an internet store?
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An unfamiliar logo “uap” on the DVD label

What logo is this? It's printed on an anime's DVD label. Reverse image search shows this, anyone knows this logo?
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What was the first anime to come out on Bluray/HDDVD?

The transition to high-definition DVD players isn't fully complete yet, but it's been in transition for a long time now. What anime was the first to produce a High Definition release for purchase - ...
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Who is this brown-haired witch on a broomstick?

I wasn't able to contact the owner of this product, but would anyone be able to tell me who the character is/what they're from? It would be much appreciated! Thank you!!
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What's inside the UFO Robot Grendizer Manga Kanzenban?

I want to buy a present for an old anime fan and since he likes UFO Robot Grendizer I decided to get him a manga of it. I found something called UFO Robot Grendizer Manga Kanzenban / Complete Edition ...
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What is this manga with a lion on its cover?

I saw this manga in a local bookstore but its name was completely in Hapanese. I'm curious about it and want to google it except for the fact that I dont know what the name even is. Has anyone seen it ...
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Soundtrack for Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo TV anime

Does anyone know who composed the original soundtrack for the TV anime "Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo"? It doesn't look like it has been released on CD yet, I can't seem to find it anywhere. Can ...
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What anime is this girl with pink hair on a key chain from?

I'm wondering what anime this character is from? She's so cute that I just bought it anyway but I feel silly not knowing if anyone asks me about it. I would be very happy to know. Thank you!
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Dragon Ball Volume 1 colored and uncensored?

I would like to buy for my collection a copy of Dragon Ball Volume 1 colored and uncensored or the closest thing. Browsing I have found so far: Regular Volume 1 is uncensored but no color pages. ...
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Where did Yaoi Paddles come from?

Sometimes on convention pages I see bans on Yaoi Paddles; canoe-like paddles with Yaoi or similar phrases (For example Seme, Uke or Yuri) written on them. I understand that someone who has a Yaoi ...
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Where can I buy Suzaku Kururugi's sunglasses?

Somebody tell me where I can get them on the internet please? I'm looking for any and all sites where you find them for sale. I've looked vigorously, but I need to be sure that their existence is only ...
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Is there somewhere I can buy or bid on the whole Ragnarok Into the Abyss manga series?

I remember that this is a manga with 7 chapters or books about the servers of the former Ragnarok online (if I'm not mistaken: Chaos, Iris, Loki, Fenris, Fenrir etc.). Do you have any suggestions ...
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Who are these two girl figures? [closed]

I am trying to identify these girls for a friend. Any lead would be most appreciated.
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Why is 1:144 scale used for plastic models?

Why a modeler originally choose 1:144 scale to create a plastic model such as GunPla? Why not choose 1:100 or some other number that can easily determine the size of the model from the original size?
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Who was the first anime character to be on a body pillow?

Also acceptable is the first anime to have body pillows (or dakimakura) as merchandise. Anime body pillows are a big part of anime otaku culture - but this can't have always been the case. I doubt ...
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Which NGE movie package should I buy?

I want to know if "Neon Genesis Evangelion - Evangelion Feature Films - DTS" was including The End of Evangelion, that version seems to contain Death and Rebirth + EOE, I wanted to know if that was ...
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How can I tell if an anime figure is a fake?

I've been warned lots of times to make sure figures aren't fake before buying them. Mostly conventions have strict policies about this with the allowed vendors - but occasionally I see people ...
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I bought a figure of a girl with a baseball bat, but I don't know who of

I was in Akibahara when I came across a load of stalls selling second-hand figures. I couldn't resist and bought some stuff from my favourite series. Also, I bought a figure of a schoolgirl with a ...
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What anime is this figure of a white girl from? [closed]

What anime is this girl from? I found this on Facebook and I'm just curious. Thanks.
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What anime is this talisman with a cross and three 6s from?

All I have is this talisman thing: Can anyone tell me what anime this is from?
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Where can I purchase anime soundtracks for download?

As much as I would like to buy the CDs for some of my favourite soundtracks, I don't have a CD drive on my laptop and also I would be ripping the music off the cd anyway. Are there any legal sites ...
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Can I get some help identifying this figurine of a blonde swordswoman wearing a highleg?

My daughter bought this at a garage sale, but we do not know who she is. I do not know many anime series and I have not found a match using Google image search. Can someone give me the name and the ...
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Is intentionally producing a lower quality TV release unique to anime?

A lot of shows nowadays are significantly censored or badly drawn for TV release. When the home media versions come out, they are uncensored and in some cases redrawn in certain areas. Kagerou ...
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Piece of clothing Kakashi wears under his grey Anbu flack jacket

Does anyone know the name of the clothes that Kakashi wears under his grey Anbu flack jacket? You know, with the mask attached to it. It looks a little like a tank top. I would like to buy one, so ...
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What anime is this white angel costume from?

My friend found this costume, which she's seen before but can't find where it's from.
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What anime or manga is this pink-haired girl in an athletic outfit from?

I need help finding who this character is, and what anime or manga she is from. It came from a Burger King kids meal around 7 years ago.
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Where do fans exchange info about anime/manga merchandise for sale?

What are the main websites and forums where fans exchange info about where online to buy anime/manga collectibles from Japan (such as trading offers/requests, current auctions, recommended online ...
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Difference Between Limited Edition and Standard Edition

I am looking into buying some anime. But when I go on Amazon, there is a Standard and Limited edition for certain shows. But both say they contain 4 discs, though. I watch unboxings on YouTube for the ...
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Does the Japanese The Last Mission DVD have English subtitles?

I want to see this movie and I don't want to torrent it, but I don't know where I can buy it so that I will be able to understand it. For instance if I buy the DVD listed on Amazon here will it come ...
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How rare is it to find an anime script from the late 1990s for purchase?

I'm interested in buying official Japanese-language anime scripts from Japanese online auctions, Japanese online shops, eBay, and/or American websites. How often are they listed? If I see one, do I ...
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Are there any official anime-themed LEGO sets?

I've always liked Lego, and I don't think I have the patience or painting skill for Gunpla, so I've been looking around for anime-themed lego. The only lego sets I can find are unofficial ones that ...
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Where can I buy anime cel sheets?

I'm somewhat interested in buying cel sheets for some of my favourite shows, but it seems to be very hard to find somewhere that stocks them. I have had the opportunity at a convention once, but I'm ...
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Can anyone help me identify this Anime piece?

I just picked this piece up and know NOTHING about it except its a Guyver. I'm thinking its a mold. I'm really interested in finding out more about it. Can anyone help me out? Thanks!
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How much is Guyver Manga Video Collection worth?

I'm trying to locate this series on the internet to put a price tag on them. I am pretty sure I have the full series of The Guyver animated manga episodes on VHS. I'm not expecting to be sitting on ...
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Are there any Evangelion games out there in US or EU?

I really like Evangelion's anime and movies, and love the universe, but don't speak Japanese. I've tried to find video games on the universe, but the closest I found which made reference to Evangelion ...
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Is this Ghost in the Shell Volume complete?

I'm looking to buy the Ghost in the Shell Manga on ebay, and I'm confused. On one hand, I see an offer for about 5€ for the book with the EAN: 9783897485037. No page count or further info is given. ...
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What is the definitive Initial D collection box?

I've already watched every episode from the series (downloaded from torrent sites), but wanted to buy an official box since I feel bad about not having the original stuff. I wanted to know if there ...
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Where could I buy the notebook that looks like the real Death Note?

Well... I just saw the notebook in my fellow schoolmate and he just brought it to school yesterday. And I'm really curious where he got that and how much did it cost.
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Where can I buy Anime/Manga based Jigsaw Puzzles?

I have started doing jigsaw puzzles with a friend and we were hoping to find one for FLCL but I was not able to find any (on American online stores at least). My Google-fu is pretty terrible though. ...
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Where can I find Spectreman End Credits Poster to Buy or Download?

In the classic Spectreman, Japanese action series, the ending credits roll while a huge poster of an epic fight between spectreman and a dragon(?) roll, showing Dr. Gori, Karas, amidst a wrecked city. ...
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Where to buy Berserk in digital format?

I want to start reading Berserk, but it seems like Dark Horse doesn't have the digital rights for the manga. Anybody know if there's another distributor that has the digital rights for this manga?
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Was only Death Note Box Set 2 reprinted?

This is for the anime I see that Volume 2 has been going out of stock everywhere - but it seems like it got a reprint this year. Was only Volume 2 actually reprinted? Is there no Volume 1 reprint? ...
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What is Weiss Schwarz?

I've been seeing this around the place, but for different series (which have nothing to do with each other like Madoka and Railgun). From what I can gleam off descriptions it's some sort of card game, ...
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Is this artbook by Clamp based on a series?

I was at a convention recently and I saw a few volumes of this at one of the trader's stalls: The blurb on the back was quite non-descript and the guy running the stall seemed too busy for me to chat ...
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Why do anime discs cost so much in Japan compared to other countries?

Buying DVD and BD from Japan seems to be a lot more expensive in Japan than overseas in a country like the US. It might cost someone in the ballpark (these are just estimates, actual prices may be ...
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What exactly is a Pencil Board?

This may not be the best place to ask this question. However, I've only ever seen anime ones. I got an email from JList advertising Sword Art Online and I got a couple with a Galaxy Angel Vol. 1 ...
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Is Guilty Crown on DVD in the USA, UK, or Australia?

I've was checking out on Anime News Network to see if Guilty Crown has been released outside Japan: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=13001 According to the page above, ...