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JoJo Figure Buying Guide Real Action Heroes

JoJo Figure Buying Guide Real Action Heroes

It’s been a while! Truth be told, I’ve been busy with other things, but I really wanted to keep going with these JoJo buying guides since they’re very fun to compile and (hopefully) helpful to other fans. 🙂

The Real Action Heroes line is by Medicom Toy. Don’t confuse this manufacturer with Medicos; while their names sound similar, they’re completely unrelated!

Medicom Toy has manufactured the Real Action Heroes (hereby referred to as RAHs) for many years, and have changed their body design several times along the way. The interesting thing about this figures is that they’re incredibly articulated! (Well, the humans are at least.) The downsides to this, though, are that they’re very expensive, and very, very fragile.

The JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure RAHs are older, meaning that they’re long out of print and are prone to breaking when posed. I own two of them — Kira and Josuke, and both have shoulder breakage of varying degrees. Now, despite that I do enjoy the line a lot, and I do wish that they’d earn a reprint, but I assume Medicom Toy has lost the license as they have not made a JoJo RAH in 5 years.

Anyway, since there aren’t many RAHs for this series, I’ll comment with my thoughts about a few of them as I list them. Keep in mind that these are old and will be harder to obtain for a decent price, especially if you’re interested in the Stands. The Stands are not articulated, and can suffer from paint problems as well.

Note! This line, as far as I am aware, DOES NOT have any bootlegs! This is great news since it makes it easier to safely buy a figure without worrying about poor quality. This may change in the future but this line has been out for quite some time, so you’d think it’d have been bootlegged by now if it was going to be.

While I’m at it with the bold text, let me also throw out a disclaimer that the Amazon and eBay links are affiliate links that provide me a very small commission of off every purchase. This comes to no extra cost to you, but I want to let you know that they do help me out some! Thank you!

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JoJo Figure Buying Guide Statue Legend

JoJo Figure Buying Guide Statue Legend

(Parts 4 through 8)

There are more figures for JoJo out there than the Super Action Statue line, which I’ve written about here and here (for the Stands). There are expensive, large figures with real clothing (known as Real Action Heroes, which I’ll talk about later) and statues fairly similar in size to the SAS line without articulation or extra accessories, known as Statue Legend.

Statue Legend is produced and designed by Di Molto Bene, the same company that makes Minissimo. The Statue Legend line is long and covers most of the parts of JoJo, and continues to add more and more characters to its collection to this day. Aside from the lack of articulation, the crucial difference between this line and Super Action Statue line is that Statue Legend consists of not only main characters, but side and less prominent characters as well, both good and evil.

Since the Statue Legend line is pretty big, I’ll be cutting this down to several posts. This post will cover parts 4 through 8 — Diamond is Unbreakable through JoJolion. (Stone Ocean and Steel Ball Run don’t seem to have any Statue Legends yet, though.) Check out the parts 1-3 guide here!

Ctrl+F to find a specific character/Stand!

Note! This line, as far as I am aware, DOES NOT have any bootlegs! This is great news since it makes it easier to safely buy a figure without worrying about poor quality. This may change in the future but this line has been out for quite some time, so you’d think it’d have been bootlegged by now if it was going to be.

While I’m at it with the bold text, let me also throw out a disclaimer that the Amazon and eBay links are affiliate links that provide me a very small commission of off every purchase. This comes to no extra cost to you, but I want to let you know that they do help me out some! Thank you!

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JoJo Figure Buying Guide – Statue Legend

JoJo Figure Buying Guide – Statue Legend

(Parts 1 through 3)

There are more figures for JoJo out there than the Super Action Statue line, which I’ve written about here and here (for the Stands). There are expensive, large figures with real clothing (known as Real Action Heroes, which I’ll talk about later) and statues fairly similar in size to the SAS line without articulation or extra accessories, known as Statue Legend.

Statue Legend is produced and designed by Di Molto Bene, the same company that makes Minissimo. The Statue Legend line is long and covers most of the parts of JoJo, and continues to add more and more characters to its collection to this day. Aside from the lack of articulation, the crucial difference between this line and Super Action Statue line is that Statue Legend consists of not only main characters, but side and less prominent characters as well, both good and evil.

Since the Statue Legend line is pretty big, I’ll be cutting this down to several posts. This post will cover parts 1 through 3 — Phantom Blood through Stardust Crusaders. Once the other posts are written and published, I’ll link them here. 🙂

Ctrl+F to find a specific character/Stand!

Note! This line, as far as I am aware, DOES NOT have any bootlegs! This is great news since it makes it easier to safely buy a figure without worrying about poor quality. This may change in the future but this line has been out for quite some time, so you’d think it’d have been bootlegged by now if it was going to be.

While I’m at it with the bold text, let me also throw out a disclaimer that the Amazon and eBay links are affiliate links that provide me a very small commission of off every purchase. This comes to no extra cost to you, but I want to let you know that they do help me out some! Thank you!

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JoJo Stands Figure Buying Guide

JoJo Stands Figure Buying Guide

STANDS ONLY!

Last month, I compiled a guide about where to buy the JoJo characters’ Super Action Statue figures. I neglected to list the available Stands due to space constraints, but now I’m ready to make a post all about them!

As stated in the previous guide, these figures vary in price and rarity, and some of these may no longer be available for close to retail. That being said, there’s always a chance of any Stand receiving a reprint in their original color — the chance is higher if the part it comes from is airing on TV.

Note! This line, as far as I am aware, DOES NOT have any bootlegs! This is great news since it makes it easier to safely buy a figure without worrying about poor quality. This may change in the future but this line has been out for quite some time, so you’d think it’d have been bootlegged by now if it was going to be.

While I’m at it with the bold text, let me also throw out a disclaimer that the Amazon and eBay links are affiliate links that provide me a very small commission of off every purchase. This comes to no extra cost to you, but I want to let you know that they do help me out some! Thank you!

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JoJo Figure Buying Guide

JoJo Figure Buying Guide – NO STANDS

Christmas is right around the corner, and there are lots of very cool things out there to buy and wish for. One set of items I’m really fond of, and think are great gifts to give to JoJo fans, is the Super Action Statue line by Medicos. Medicos pretty much has a hold on JoJo figures, save for the Real Action Heroes line by Medicom Toy and various prize figures; they also produce everything under the Di Molto Bene line, like Minissimos.

The Super Action Statue line is big. Save for Part 7 , every JoJo part is represented by at least one figure, making it fairly easy to obtain one of your favorite character. I’ve compiled a list of the characters available in each part (that I’m aware of, there may be a mistake here and there) and where to buy them. Some of the figures are long out of print and expensive now, but those are mostly certain color schemes. If you’re not particularly set on a certain color (like pink Killer Queen, for example) there are cheaper alternatives available to you.

I will be making another post with just the Stands available since this would be waaaaay too long if I included them here!

Note! This line, as far as I am aware, DOES NOT have any bootlegs! This is great news since it makes it easier to safely buy a figure without worrying about poor quality. This may change in the future but this line has been out for quite some time, so you’d think it’d have been bootlegged by now if it was going to be.

While I’m at it with the bold text, let me also throw out a disclaimer that the Amazon and eBay links are affiliate links that provide me a very small commission of off every purchase. This comes to no extra cost to you, but I want to let you know that they do help me out some! Thank you!

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Minissimo vs Nendoroid comparison

Minissimo vs Nendoroid comparison

I have a few Nendoroids by Goodsmile, and I really enjoy them. Sure, they aren’t perfect as they consist of so many small parts, but they’re adorable! Needless to say, when Di Molto Bene announced their new line of mini figures modeled after Nendoroid, I was excited.

The first Minissimo figure, Josuke Higashikata, has arrived! I decided to take the opportunity to compare him to one of my Nendos to determine if he’s worth the price or not, and whether Di Molto Bene really ripped all of Goodsmile’s ideas.

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