JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Minissimo Buying Guide

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Minissimo Buying Guide

Minissimo are cute, somewhat petit figures much in the style of Nendoroids. I wrote about the Josuke Higashikata one quite a while back, and while he did have some problems (namely the value for the price,) he was very cute!

The Minissimo line is produced by Di Molto Bene, the same manufacturer of the Super Action Statue and Statue Legend lines. The first Minissimos released were Josuke Higashikata and Crazy Diamond. As of this writing (December 2017) only Parts 3 and 4 have had characters released! Three characters from Part 4 are still in the prototype stage, and no word has been said of any further releases. I personally hope this line isn’t discontinued, but it has been a while with no news…

EXTRA 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!

If a character is not listed, a Minissimo for them doesn’t exist! Ctrl + F to quickly go to your favorite part (using words for numbers)

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure DVDs, Blu Rays, Streaming

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure DVDs, Blu Rays, Streaming

This is a list of all of the DVD and Blu Rays you can purchase or preorder in North America, as well as the streaming options. I’m concentrating on just listing the ones available for this region, but know that if you have a region free Blu Ray player you can purchase the Japanese ones. Most do have English subtitles, but note that they are quite pricey!

Disclaimer: 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 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)

*Last updated 10/7/17 – Added Crazy Diamond!*

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!

EDIT: July 2017 – Added one SBR listing.

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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