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Nendoroid HMO Miku Bootleg Warning!

| Bootleg Warning, Nendoroid

This is HMO Miku, a Nendoroid created back in 2011. It’s based on the artwork off the cover of the album Hatsune Miku Orchestra. She’s really adorable and personally one of my favorite nendoroids, which is why I want to send out a warning to be aware and careful of bootlegs. This ugly monstrocisty is the bootleg of HMO Miku. Buying her she didn’t cost much and came in a plastic bag. While a seasoned figure collector will know she’s a bootleg you’re average fan might not know. Overall the quality is not only terrible she did not come with a base to display her, she doesn’t stand on her own and she was even missing her left arm. The original Nendoroid [...] Read More »

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Nendoroid Sakura Miku

| Good Smile Company, Nendoroid

While in Japan I was lucky enough to pick up one of these adorable Nendoroids at the Good Smile Company Office. Sakura Miku was a Good Smile Company Online exclusive, so sadly unless you ordered her online or happen to be in Japan and can stop by the Good Smile Tetsujin Cafe there aren’t any retail stores that should carry her. However please be very weary when purchasing her online from sites like eBay as this Miku has an interesting history. Sakura Miku actually started out as a small key chain design for an event in Japan. She was quite popular and fans really begged for a full Nendoroid version but it didn’t get made for many years. What then happened was [...] Read More »