Look out people! Even the prince of all Saiyans is at risk of becoming a lowly bootleg. In our second installment(yeah I know we’ve been slacking) to our blog series The Fake, Forgeries, and Phonies we’ll give an in depth look into what seems to be the most popular S.H. Figuarts Dragonball Z bootleg that’s peddled online. Some sellers are even going as far as claiming it as an official S.H. Figuarts Super Saiyan Vegeta figure. In this post we’ll tell you what to look out for and what separates the real from the fake.
(Disclaimer: The “real” Super Saiyan Vegeta we are referencing is the US release by Bluefin. We can’t speak on any other county’s releases of the figure.)
This is the first installment of a new series of blog posts we’ll be doing every now and then called The Fake, Forgeries, and Phonies. Under this series we’ll be posting up fake versions of toys we receive to educate you guys on what to look out for when buying that particular toy. It’s best to at least know that your buying a bootleg instead of being under the impression that it’s real.
First up is Play Arts Kingdom Hearts II Sora action figure. Square Enix Play Arts figures are no strangers to having their products copied by
Chinese some manufactures. To the untrained eye, this toy would actually deceive someone for being an actual real Sora Play Arts action figure. For experienced collectors, this might be a walk in the park. Either way, let’s dive into why this figure is as fake as they come.