Did you know, JoyToy has released over 100+ Warhammer 40k Action Figures in 2022? This is an insane number of Warhammer 40K releases I have ever seen coming from them. Before I even post this, the T’au Empire faction has just up for PO and announced coming in Dec (next month). Not only that, JoyToy recently announced the Space Marine White Scars series too so expect more incoming. No one can imagine what is next again for next week and seriously hope they slow down during the Lunar New Year.
At the moment, I am waiting for the Grey Knight's arrival at Gundamit (Show.Z) and going to spend points to bring the price down a little. The exchange rate for the US dollar is still just too strong right now and sometimes reaching the point of closing one eye and cancelling the PO. Yeah, I did look into the Japanese stores. The problem here is that both Ami-Ami and HLJ are not carrying a lot. The older release is not even shown up from June until now so I don’t see any reason to PO there, especially since their price is higher. The good exchange rate is not helping either and huge lack behind the release wave.
I am now looking at the third alternative option from the Hong Kong side, Locker Toys. Their price cannot compete with Gundamit store and had no option to pay a deposit for any pre-order. However, the plus side, they give free airmail shipping if you order over 0.6 KG which means we save more in the shipping fee compared to the competitor. If you guys want to get more bargains, you may have to buy the one-year (fans-only) membership which offers VIP discounts and gifts including reward points. I was hesitant to go for it at first until I saw the HKD 980 bundle with a special Warhammer 40K exclusive set of 8 helmets that caught my eye.
The only confusion about the bundle is about the ‘First’ or ‘Second’ lot for the sets of 4 figures. The Locker Toys didn’t specify if we are allowed to choose or not. Maybe, until stock last. Anyway, I will just drop them an email to go for the second lot and see what the response is. Yeah, I love the Space Marine Captain with the decoration and the cape. The first lot is more of armies building unless I have a Land Rider (seriously, we need one!).
Anyway, I will update you from time to time about my experience with the membership services status and the discount soon.