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Want to start collecting the figures.
« on: January 03, 2015, 11:58:35 AM »
So I've been wanting to collect these for a while but never had the cash. Now I have a better job and can afford to get 1-2 every paycheck. I'm curious how I'm supposed to tell if the figure is legit or bootleg. I was thinking of buying them off of Amazon and starting with the 10th Anniversary ones but I don't want to get ripped off or something. I'll post a few I've been wanting and hopefully somebody can help me out. Should I only be looking for ones from Japan? If this is the wrong place to post this I'm sorry. I can't find anywhere else I could possibly ask for this information.

http://www.amazon.com/Saint-Seiya-Cloth-Andromeda-Shun/dp/B0025PNTWE/ref=sr_1_79?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311274&sr=1-79&keywords=saint+seiya

http://www.amazon.com/Saint-Cloth-Pegasus-Seiya-Cloth-10th-Anniversary/dp/B00D3Y191O/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311323&sr=1-1&keywords=saint+seiya+10th+anniversary

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Anniversary-Version/dp/B00DONFD8Y/ref=sr_1_2?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311323&sr=1-2&keywords=saint+seiya+10th+anniversary

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Anniversary-Version/dp/B00GAMC7EE/ref=sr_1_3?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311323&sr=1-3&keywords=saint+seiya+10th+anniversary

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Anniversary-Version/dp/B00E8ZJX06/ref=sr_1_4?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311323&sr=1-4&keywords=saint+seiya+10th+anniversary

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Anniversary-Andromeda/dp/B00FGMT9UE/ref=sr_1_5?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311323&sr=1-5&keywords=saint+seiya+10th+anniversary

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Sagittarius-Action/dp/B00IP3H3EU/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311157&sr=1-1&keywords=saint+seiya

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Sagittarius-Seiya/dp/B00511C0AQ/ref=sr_1_12?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311157&sr=1-12&keywords=saint+seiya

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Athena-Action/dp/B00EVEMH7K/ref=sr_1_18?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311157&sr=1-18&keywords=saint+seiya

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Gold-Cloth-Scorpio-Milo/dp/B0009UCB80/ref=sr_1_53?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311232&sr=1-53&keywords=saint+seiya

http://www.amazon.com/Saint-Seiya-Cloth-Myth-Figure/dp/B002NHVP5C/ref=sr_1_64?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1420311232&sr=1-64&keywords=saint+seiya


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Re: Want to start collecting the figures.
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2015, 06:53:34 AM »
I started ordering figures last night! :P I ordered:

Gemini Saga Myth Cloth but then I found there is another called EX? whats the difference?

Is there any Lost Canvas goods I can collect? besides Tenma & Rhadamanthys figures! (Official ones)

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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2015, 01:13:11 PM »
So I've been wanting to collect these for a while but never had the cash. Now I have a better job and can afford to get 1-2 every paycheck. I'm curious how I'm supposed to tell if the figure is legit or bootleg. I was thinking of buying them off of Amazon and starting with the 10th Anniversary ones but I don't want to get ripped off or something. I'll post a few I've been wanting and hopefully somebody can help me out. Should I only be looking for ones from Japan? If this is the wrong place to post this I'm sorry. I can't find anywhere else I could possibly ask for this information.


Yes, they are all legit.



Gemini Saga Myth Cloth but then I found there is another called EX? whats the difference?

Is there any Lost Canvas goods I can collect? besides Tenma & Rhadamanthys figures! (Official ones)

EX are bigger figures than the standard Myth Cloth and higher in detail if you ask me but that's just me. They were introduced in 2011 and started with Gemini Saga  while the standard Myth Cloth started in 2003 with Pegasus Seiya V2 and Gemini Saga was released in 2005. It all depends what you really want. For others EX are too big but for others the standard line was too small. There's another line coming up...not sure when but it will be called Rebirth and it will be basically be the EX figures in the size of the standard Myth Cloth ...or so that's what I have been told.
Anyway...I have been collecting EX since the day one ( never missed a release) and I have a few of the standard line. If you want God Cloth and Gods I suggest you get them because you are likely not going to find them in the EX line because the figures are already big enough...can't imagine their size...but who knows maybe with Rebirth they will release them since they will be smaller etc etc.



As for The Lost Canvas figures, they only released two figures, Pegasus Tenma and Bennu Kagaho.

Hope I helped...

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Re: Want to start collecting the figures.
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2015, 09:48:09 PM »
Awesome. I guess I'll go ahead and buy a few of them then. (:

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2015, 11:34:29 PM »
If you plan getting Milo I suggest you get his Appendix as well. You won't regret it...it looks so much better.

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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2015, 08:09:01 AM »
Thanks Seiya, I ordered the standard, Lets see personally I think the ex is quite expensive.

Did they release crusade cards for SS And where I can get them?

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Re: Want to start collecting the figures.
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2015, 09:20:47 AM »

Did they release crusade cards for SS And where I can get them?

they did, somewhere online


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Re: Want to start collecting the figures.
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2015, 09:26:03 AM »
1. I think the ex is quite expensive.

2.Did they release crusade cards for SS And where I can get them?

1. Yes, they are but totally worth it if you really like the line.

2. Of course, you can find them here and here for Booster boxes. If you want singles you can check this one. Only place there is for singles I believe. Good luck!
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« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2015, 01:30:00 PM »
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1. Yes, they are but totally worth it if you really like the line.

2. Of course, you can find them here and here for Booster boxes. If you want singles you can check this one. Only place there is for singles I believe. Good luck!

I started collecting figures few days back, I started with some Gundam/Super Robot Wars and Gemini Saga. The issue with Gundam figures they are hard to assemble. (At least for me) so in addition to the figure being expensive, that was another reason why I ordered the standard Gemini Saga Myth Cloth.

Thanks for the Crusade Cards, I ordered them all ;)

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Re: Want to start collecting the figures.
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2015, 03:03:47 PM »
So the appendix is just extra pieces I can use on a figure?

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« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2015, 03:43:00 AM »

So the appendix is just extra pieces I can use on a figure?

Yes, basically more faces (better face sculpt), hands and some armor parts. Also for Mu, Aioria and Milo the pose for the Athena Exclamation.

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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2015, 01:18:11 PM »
Ok I got my Gemini Saga Myth cloth, I am satisfied with the materials and the looks of the figure, however, I think it can be enhanced. For example, its really not easy to let him stand on his feet without base! secondly, it gets de-assembeled very easily, if it did fall, or even move his hands or legs. I am not sure If its my fault, but I am really not facing this issue with Gundam Kits and SRW Kits. Said that, according to my wife who doesn't know anything about anime/manga, she said Gemini Saga looks the best :P

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« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2015, 02:02:21 PM »
No it's not your fault...that's the nature of the Myth Cloth...if it falls pieces will come off..if you move arms/legs there's also chance that pieces will pop out...one knee pad almost got me in the eye.. be careful with those things. Your wife has a good taste :D .

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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2015, 05:35:38 PM »
No it's not your fault...that's the nature of the Myth Cloth...if it falls pieces will come off..if you move arms/legs there's also chance that pieces will pop out...one knee pad almost got me in the eye.. be careful with those things. Your wife has a good taste :D .

Ohh man! Did they fix the issue in myth ex? I was going to buy Hades myth cloth but after reading the reviews in amazon it seems It will be hard for me:

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Hades-Saint/dp/B004A15JGA/ref=sr_1_27?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1422664142&sr=1-27&keywords=Myth+ex

What abt crown cloth and excellent? Worth it?
Standing issues, hard to put together, easily come off -_-

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« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2015, 05:58:15 PM »
Ohh man! Did they fix the issue in myth ex? I was going to buy Hades myth cloth but after reading the reviews in amazon it seems It will be hard for me:

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-Nations-Hades-Saint/dp/B004A15JGA/ref=sr_1_27?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1422664142&sr=1-27&keywords=Myth+ex

What abt crown cloth and excellent? Worth it?
Standing issues, hard to put together, easily come off -_-

EX have the same problem so don't worry about that one.

If you want Hades then get him. ;)

I only have Sagittarius Seiya Crown Cloth. It's very sturdy, never had any problems with it but...he is really big and mostly plastic. Very few parts are die-cast metal and because of that people feel that they were tricked in buying such an expensive figure for a bunch of plastics. I really like mine and I don't care what they say. If he had more die-cast metal the balance would be way off...if you want to buy him..please do so..you won't regret it...unless you really don't like the majority of plastic that much..

Crown Cloth's pieces...don't fall off, they never did for me.

Last but not least excellent is a very nice detailed figure but I have one complain..the faces don't look like Seiya, Shiryu and Athena...I didn't buy them...but my father did xD. Big fan of Shiryu but ended up getting all 3. :P