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Re: Itokin news

Post by wastemoremoney » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:32 am

Selling the Ramune Nano that I had bought off Saint in order to purchase Astronauts. Wanted to offer it here before I try other avenues.

$150 shipped in the states (stealing his excellent picture)
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Re: Itokin news

Post by Yardarm51 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:21 pm

Great jeebus! A giga-lamé gold Astronaut just went up and was sold on Mandarake within 24 hours for ¥45,000 ($417US)!! I know these little guys are popular but that is nuts.
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Re: Itokin news

Post by wastemoremoney » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:49 pm

I will treat my Itokin collection as an investment fund.

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Re: Itokin news

Post by SaintOfSpinners » Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:06 pm

Prices have been spoken of a lot in SB. General consensus is that new money is pouring in from Chinese collectors. Lots of new Chinese art toys from HK and Taiwan as well as Thailand too. Hoping for a crash in the market so we can all get back to normal pricing.

Many new artists dropping their toys at $400 a pop and people are paying. It's just stupid. I am really happy there are still some classy old school artists like Itokin who are trying to grab cash for chaos.
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Re: Itokin news

Post by SaintOfSpinners » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:52 am

Yardarm, I hear you were in Japan recently and had lunch with Andy and Kazu. Pics?
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Re: Itokin news

Post by SaintOfSpinners » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:59 am

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Re: Itokin news

Post by Yardarm51 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:10 pm

Yeah, sorry I'm late back to the boards. Got back about a week ago so I probably should have posted earlier. Anyway, it was awesome to be back in the old stomping grounds and to see old friends. I got together with Kazu and Andy (Creaturion) from Kaiju Korner for lunch and a wander around Nakano Broadway. Kazu is good and has pretty much recovered from some fairly heavy duty surgery he had last year. He's hoping to be able to do more in the coming year/years. Nakano has changed and is the same. The Mandarake shops have really multiplied, the old restaurants are still there (some have been there so long I figure they form their own strata in the geology of Nakano) and the smell hasn't changed a bit; musty paper, vinyl, that weird scent that all camouflage clothing seems to have (lots of military festish/airsoft shops) and cooking oil.

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Needless to say these two guys absolutely schooled me on old school Japanese toys. Holy smokes do they know their stuff! Hopefully my next visit back won't take 9 years. Good times.
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Re: Itokin news

Post by SaintOfSpinners » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:59 am

Awesome. Thank you for sharing. All these years I imagined Andy a bit different.
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Re: Itokin news

Post by fakeXsound » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:06 pm

Wow - cool. Bummer he had to have surgery, though.

I've noticed a handful of Himalans hit eBay, but they're either meh colorways or super steeply priced.
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