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These days, figures look better and better. They also cost more and more. Against that backdrop, this creation is baffling.


Above is a 9.6-inch soft vinyl figure of Mian from virtual bar hostess game Dream Club and Dream Club Zero. Out this October in Japan, it's priced at Β₯15,750β€”that's a little over US$200. Crazy! This is hideous.

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