//How To Spot Fake Japanese Figures

How To Spot Fake Japanese Figures

Fakes are a problem in the world of collectibles. That’s why Japanese figure company Good Smile has a customer support page dedicated entirely to spotting pirated goods.

The page updates on a regular basis, showing recent phoney items and how customers can spot them. The differences are sometimes small, but noticeable. Other times, they’re big and obvious.

Advertisement

Below, are some recent fakes. The images with the red circles are the real deal, while the adjacent ones with blue Xs are not.

For the comparisons below, the fakes are first.


Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

About the author

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *