[Images: Good Smile]

Fakes are a problem in the world of collectibles. That’s why Japanese figure company Good Smile has a customer support page dedicated entirely to spotting pirated goods.

The page updates on a regular basis, showing recent phoney items and how customers can spot them. The differences are sometimes small but noticeable. Other times, they’re big and obvious.

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Below, are some recent fakes. The images with the red circles are the real deal, while the adjacent ones with blue Xs are not.

[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]

For the comparisons below, the fakes are first.

[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]
[Images: Good Smile]

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