Post Reply Miku Nendroid Deal of the Day
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So I was about to buy this item, but then I read that it's not guaranteed that you'll get the character you want. ...Really? What's the point of that then? Especially over the internet where the shipping price, which is as costly as the item itself for some reason, makes the chance of getting the character you want not worth the gamble.

This sort of item only works at a convention where you solely get the $5.30 price, and thus for the same price as you'd pay to get 1 figure ordered and shipped to you, you can buy 2 figures and have 2 chances to get the character you want instead of 1 chance through Crunchyroll.

@ CR mods: If this topic is too negative to keep around, I hope if you work for CR that you'll relay this point to whoever's in charge of deciding which merchandise to purchase and sell to consumers. Also sorry if this is the wrong forum for this. I wasn't sure where to post it.
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Posted 3/17/13 , edited 3/17/13

RPPuzzle wrote:

This sort of item only works at a convention where you solely get the $5.30 price, and thus for the same price as you'd pay to get 1 figure ordered and shipped to you, you can buy 2 figures and have 2 chances to get the character you want instead of 1 chance through Crunchyroll.




You say at conventions. At hard spot anime stores/shops, perhaps, although they have higher prices too, usually these go for 7-8 each.
Conventions though? You're not finding anything for the marked value. Hell, Naruto headbands at conventions sell for anywhere between 20-35, and you can get them online for 10. (Not a naruto fan, but it's the most popular con mark-up ever), these figures generally sell for about 12 each at cons. :/
So it's really not that huge of a difference, in all honesty. Trading figures are always pricey for gambles. :p
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Posted 3/18/13


I'll pass your feedback to the store team.
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@MikiSayaka maybe you're right I dunno. Think I ended up spending $55 on 5 Squid Girl boxes and on one figure that was like the Nendroid height and I think it was $10.

Hm...so yeah I dunno maybe that's a fair price for a gamble after all. Hmm...gah so hard to let go of 10 bucks and not get whatcha want though when you're getting it for a friend and don't really like vocaloid. But yeah maybe it's a good buy for those who do like vocaloid.

So maybe no need to inform them of it Bjaker. Maybe it sold well.
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Posted 3/19/13


It did pretty well!
But still, feedback is good!
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