Are you a student, working adult or a part-timer? I am sure any anime fans struggle with balancing our responsibilities. We always have to choose between watching anime or working on a project or work. As a result, Anime producers make use of content materials to draft out anime series in 12 or 24 episodes format. This makes it easy to watch in a short time.
I will keep this blog post short, skipping plot details and delve straight into the highlights.
Location compilation of anime merchandise stores in Singapore
Where is the best location in Singapore buy anime figurines? Do a quick Google search about anime merchandise Singapore and you will find that many people are asking for information about the best places to shop in Singapore.
Most of these stores are located around central areas such as Dhoby Ghaut, Suntec or Chinatown. Presumably, this would help to encourage shoppers to conveniently come down to the shop or pick up their pre-orders.
The retail landscape in Singapore is extremely dynamic and competitive. Retail stores are losing much of their attractiveness to visit due to the competition of e-commerce.
“Why bother going down to a physical shop location when I can simply buy online and get them delivered to my house at a lower cost?”
After all, Singaporeans are very sensitive to prices – if I can get things at a cheaper price, then I will go for it. As a result, these retail shops change location or close down in a matter of months. Compilation lists such as this become obsolete fast because shops come and go over a short period of time.
I would like to dedicate this post to all local retailers who keep their heads high. These local retailers help to keep the collectors’ dream alive. It is definitely not easy to run a retail business in Singapore because of the expensive rent, overhead and manpower costs.
Fake anime figures are the poison of the anime world!
Firstly, fake anime figures are the ones destroying the market prices. Secondly, these fakes discourage the authentic hard work put in by their makers. Third, this practice discredits the source of the character. It is humiliating to the creators because it rips off years of hard work.
All in all, this is discrediting the whole line of manga artists, anime producers, visual artists, figurine makers, graphic designers when people support unoriginal work. As a consumer, do not get cheated by these unfaithful replications!
Moreover, some people do not have reservations about owning fake anime figurines because they claim that the figurines look essentially the same. For something that looks the same and cost much lesser, it is fair enough to go for the fake or bootleg figurine. So, why would you buy the more expensive one?
I can’t believe it has been 4 years since I started out selling anime figures, merchandise and toys on the platform Carousell. Carousell is a tech start-up created by a group of Singaporeans in 2012 as a platform to facilitate Consumer-to-Consumer purchases – basically C2C.
Gosh, I am starting to remember my days in university understanding and explaining these business terms.
These are things that you should know before going into the app too deep!
Carousell users do not only post listings to sell
The Carousell community is rife with fraud, shady dealers