When you’re doing any kind of shopping online, knowing the best brands is crucial.
Especially when it comes to shopping for anime figures,
Why? Because the best brands won’t offer bootlegs, fakes, or sub-par quality anime products.
This post will breakdown some of the most authentic, respected anime figure brands.
And their figurines!
7 Top-Notch Anime Figure Brands:
Kotobukiya started making toys back in 1947!
This means they’ve been in business for 70+ years as of August 28th 2017.
Somewhere along the line,
Here’s a quick example of what
Good Smile Company
The 2nd anime brand on this list is none other than
An anime figure company famous for its
Good Smile Company started out back in 2001. And have been booming ever since they started creating original products.
Whenever there’s a new release for preorders,
They also work alongside other top brands like: Max Factory, Megahouse and
3. Max Factory
3rd on the list of top anime figure brands is Max Factory.
This company focuses on
Max Factory also produces high quality PVC Statues and figures alongside
The company was first established back in 1987. Making them one of the most original anime figure companies.
Example of Max Factory figurines:
4th top anime figure brand is Megahouse. A company that started out back in 1962.
Megahouse focus on anime figures based on Naruto,
Usually in the form of a
Example of Megahouse figures:
5th top anime figure brand is none other than
To fill the gap of male anime figures,
Aniplex was first established back in 1995 by the SPE
You’ve probably heard of Aniplex because they’re such a massive brand outside of anime figure-making.
For example, they’re the company behind anime’s like Full Metal Alchemist, Asterisk War and countless others.
Aniplex usually focuses on PVC Statues and PVC Figures more than anything else.
Example of Aniplex figures:
And finally – Alter. A large anime figure brand of PVC Statues, figures and
Alter makes figures from anime’s like Yuuki Yuna is a Hero, Idolmaster and Love Live School Idol Project.
Plus many other anime shows.
Example of figurines by Alter:
Bonus Brand: Phat!
As a bonus, we’ll throw the anime brand: Phat! Into the mix.
Phat creates PVC Figures/Nendoroids from anime shows like
Among similar anime shows loved by fans worldwide.
Example of Phat Figures:
Which top anime brand would you add to this list?
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