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My Figures Collecting Report Card (2015)

My summary of my year of first year of figure collecting!!!

I have been collecting anime figure (excluding Gundam model) since April of 2015. My first set of figure: Alter’s K-On! (K-On! for life) Not quite a full year, but looking back at it, collecting anime figure seem like a hobby that I will never get into. (I view it as an overpriced PVC) It all change when I quit my job as an auditor.

Working as an auditor consume all of my personal time with constant OT and case follow up. I quit the job not because I hate the job, in fact, I like the job a lot. The reason I quit the job is because I attempt to complete ACCA professional paper in one go.

With the extra time I get after quitting the job, I got time to watch some anime and I stumble into K-On! An anime genre that I never thought I will like. But since I have the time, why not? Andddddd… it end up being my favorite anime of ALLLL TIMEEEE.

I first started browsing for some wallpaper for computer desktop and I saw Alter’s K-On! figure on Google image, and then I am here, MFC. With the help of MFC large data of figure collection, I pick and choose my favorite set of K-On! figure (it has to be Alter). Then I proceed into Mandarake to place my order. My local shop do have some used + new set but the price listed is skyrocket, so I have no choice. I prefer dealing locally, but oh well…

With this, my collection is getting big slowly. Since I quit my job, I have to plan my order carefully, only order the figure that I truly like. Just like other collector, I purchase an ikea billy bookshelf for displaying my collection. I even change the whole layout of my room just to make my collection shelf pop a bit more. (I sacrifice my king size bed to single bed…)Totally Worth It

Here is my full collection after 9 months of figure collecting:

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Every level of the bookshelf are carefully planned.

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From its viewing angle, lighting, height and decoration.

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I choose warm light instead of cool or natural white because warm light give a cozy feeling when all the light of my room is turn off, make me feel relax.

As I asked in my previous post, the bottom two level of the bookshelf will not use to place any of my figure, all my figure deserve to have their place to shine. I will get another billy bookshelf when more of my figure arrived.

Opsss, I nearly forget my lovely Hestia that I placed watching my room door.

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And here it is, year 2015 for me is figure collecting year, a happy and exciting year for me, I hope everyone in MFC feel the same as me. Wish you guys Happy New Year. (Better late than never :D)

(Sorry if my grammar is bad, not my native language)
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2pt
WOW!!! That K-On shelf is amazing. Where did you get the miniature blackboard, and could you also post a pic of the entire board without anything blocking it?

It's great how clean and organized your collection is. Some people's collections are amazing but they are so cluttered it honestly looks terrible.

Nice job!
1 year ago
0pt
Loving the collection setup especially the theme for the K-On Figures. Good luck on your figure collecting journey!
1 year ago
1pt
frostocelot (1 year ago) #5859415While your display design is very appealing right now, I regret to warn you that as you inevitably gather more figures you might end up sacrificing design in order to fit as many as you can in limited space. Then you'll experience the ever-dreaded "space issue". Please keep up the nice work as you venture further into your collecting adventure.
This might be true in the future, but as i am only dedicated to collection K-On! and Alter Love Live figure, i don't think this will happen too soon. Plus, as i mention before, i will be getting a new Billy bookshelf when more figure come :D

I am that kind of person that focus more on showing the full potential of the figure/model rather than collecting more. (that's the reason why i only display one gundam model per level on ikea detolf) I will not buy a figure if i didn't think of a suitable space for them before hand. Thanks for the head-up anyway. Figure collecting is a long road, but an exciting one :)
1 year ago
1pt
While your display design is very appealing right now, I regret to warn you that as you inevitably gather more figures you might end up sacrificing design in order to fit as many as you can in limited space. Then you'll experience the ever-dreaded "space issue". Please keep up the nice work as you venture further into your collecting adventure.
1 year ago
0pt
Love the way you've displayed your collection, especially the K-On! figures!
1 year ago
0pt
iris-am (1 year ago) #5848030Such an amazing organization and decoration the place of location your collection! How have you made this wonderful board on K-ON level, looking very nice?) And this warm light is truly give a cozy feeling :3
I'm dreaming to make beautiful organize of my collection too (someday I'll do it :D)
Also I noticed the last volume of Naruto in frame, is there other manga behind the Goku too?

Thank you! I use thick paper for the frame (cut them thin and long) and glue on top of chalk board paper (low cost), and use chalk to draw the board.

I frame the last volume of Naruto just for collection purpose, since i can't find any decent naruto figure on the market. The book behind goku is just some of my old story book.

Muntoe (1 year ago) #5847208Your display is beautiful, I like how everything is symmetrical and you've utilized the boxes in a really appealing way. I'm not even a K-ON fan and I love that section the most ^^
Thank you, i try my best to make them look good.
1 year ago
0pt
I like it a lot.
1 year ago
0pt
heekyunggx3 Queen's Watchdog's Wife
beautiful display!! very pleasing to the eyes *-* the lighting is awesome too!
1 year ago
0pt
Such an amazing organization and decoration the place of location your collection! How have you made this wonderful board on K-ON level, looking very nice?) And this warm light is truly give a cozy feeling :3
I'm dreaming to make beautiful organize of my collection too (someday I'll do it :D)

Also I noticed the last volume of Naruto in frame, is there other manga behind the Goku too?
1 year ago
0pt
Muntoe Lover of cacti ♡꒰*・ω・人・ω・*꒱♡
Your display is beautiful, I like how everything is symmetrical and you've utilized the boxes in a really appealing way. I'm not even a K-ON fan and I love that section the most ^^
1 year ago
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