Posted by marc November 07, 2016

God damn, that's some beautiful vinyl. ComplexCon took place over the weekend, and tons of Murakami merch dropped, from Beats Pills, to t-shirts, to this amazine figure. Out of nowhere, BAIT opened pre-orders for the 10 inch designer toy, which is a collaboration between BAIT, ComplexCon, Switch Collectibles, and of course, Takashi Murakami. Only 500 of the standard colorway will be produced, and 250 gold colorways will be made.

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But of course, with something so beautiful, there has to be a catch. That catch is a $250 price tag. Oof! I scrambled around my house looking for $250's worth of vinyl I could sell off in order to afford this. In the end, I couldn't bring myself to spend that kind of money. As of early this morning, both colorways have sold out.

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For broke fans like me, there's at least a little bit of a consolation. Complex is selling all sorts of Murakami merch. But again, there's a catch. I tried to order a 1.25 inch pin and a sticker. The shipping came in at $10. No thanks.


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