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What’s to love about collecting figures?

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You’ve made the decision to collect anime characters you say? Perhaps you’re thinking about the rabbit holes? If you’re just starting out or pondering regarding this hobby, allow us to assist you.

Have you ever watched an anime and left with a gap within your soul? Sure, you’re an avid anime watcher.

Everyone knows the feeling. The show you love is ending and has left a waifu/husbando-shaped hole inside your heart. How do you cope if there are more than a few months (or years) before the new season or, even more importantly when the story is over entirely? What can you do to show your love for the characters that you laughed with or cried with and then became a fan?

We’re not suggesting that you jump right into getting a tattoo of an anime however, if you’re committed to a particular series and collecting figurines is an excellent starting point.

What’s the best thing about collecting figurines?

We talked to Kirsty the 19-year-old anime collector of figures to find out how she came to the hobby and why she believes that you should as well.

With her collection, which includes 13 Nendoroids (and many more available for pre-order! ), Kirsty has been creating her collection of plastic best both girls and boys since the year 2014.

“I love filling my home with things that make me feel happy,” she says. “I believe that this sounds like a lot of fun however, after all I’ve gone through and gone through, you begin to appreciate the small aspects of life. The anime characters do that to me.”

Kirsty’s very first anime character was Nendoroid Menma which was the first thing that sparked her interest in anime.

“I I blame Nendoroid Menma for the reason why I was so enthralled. When I first opened the box I was awestruck,” she continues.

What is the main difference between anime figures kinds?

There are many varieties of anime characters. Prize figures as well as Funko Pop! Vinyls are priced at the lower side, while Nendoroids Scale figures and Figmas begin to become more costly.

A few collectors are happy showing a range of Genshin figurine. However, others would rather concentrate their collections around a handful of figure types. For instance, Kirsty mostly collects Nendoroids.

“They’re adorable and certainly match my style. I love being able to create small displays on my bookcases,” she says. “They’re cute, they do not take up a lot of area, and I appreciate that they’re uniform in terms of quality.”

If you’re not familiar with Nendoroids, you might not be aware of the reasons why they’re so distinctive. They’re usually made by the Good Smile Company, they’re miniature, chibi versions of the most popular characters from anime. Flexible, they usually have props and accessories that allow endless poses. This differentiates them from other figures specifically designed to maintain the same exact posture.

Do I become more of a fan?

Absolutely it’s not. If you’re looking to express your passion for your hobby by using something tangible to display it on and you like anime, then anime characters are a good choice.

If you would like to watch the shows that you love watching them, that’s awesome. If you’re planning to fill your space using posters to the point that you are unable to look at the walls anymore This is also an amazing idea (and slightly alarming). The otaku rules don’t need you to buy figures to be an anime enthusiast.

We all enjoy anime because it’s fun hilarious, humorous romantic and even adorable… You get the message we’re trying to convey that anime is great. It’s like collecting figurines is the cherry on top.