What are GK statues?​​

GK (Garage Kit) was originally used to describe unpainted model kits produced by amateurs in their garages, and is commonly used nowadays to describe painted model kits manufactured professionally by companies.

GK Collector will focus on GK statues with the following characteristics:

  • Made of Resin
  • Painted
  • Limited Edition

What are the differences between GK statues and PVC figures?

In general, GK statues and PVC figure are different in the following aspects:

GK statues

  • Material: Resin, PU, Polystone
  • Scale: Larger
  • Dimensions: Larger
  • Edition: Limited
  • Pre-Order Price: Higher
  • Shipping Price: Higher 
  • Time between Pre-Order and Release: Longer (may delay or cancel)

PVC figures

  • Material: PVC, ABS, Plastic
  • Scale: Smaller
  • Dimensions: Smaller
  • Edition: Not limited (may reissue)
  • Pre-Order Price: Lower
  • Shipping Price: Lower 
  • Time between Pre-Order and Release: Shorter

Let’s take a look at an example:

GK statue of Kyojuro Rengoku from Fantasy Studio

  • Material: Resin, PU
  • Scale: 1/6
  • Dimensions: H 40 x W 43 x D 52 cm
  • Edition: Limited (333 pieces)
  • Pre-Order Price: 440 USD (in US)
  • Shipping Price: 270 USD (in US)
  • Time between Pre-Order and Release: 18 months

PVC figure of Kyojuro Rengoku from Aniplex

  • Material: PVC, ABS
  • Scale: 1/8
  • Dimensions: H 25.5 cm
  • Edition: Not limited
  • Pre-Order Price: 300 USD (in US)
  • Shipping Price: 20 USD (in US)
  • Time between Pre-Order and Release: 12 months
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