I've been collecting pokemon merchandise since I was a young child, never started playing the games until about sapphire, although I did play puzzle league for gba but thats sorta different. I had a bunch of the old hasbro plushes back then and I'm now searching for them from time to time when I have cash to spend and they are affordable xD Anyways heres some pictures of my plushes so far. Im hoping this Lj cut goes right xD
Yes, munchlax is my top priority when collecting. I've always loved munchlax and hope to soon have more of him. Im sure I have a card of him or something also but I mostly have these plushes and figures. Im probably going to collect any other munchlax plush I can find (as long as I havent spent too much already). The only munchlax plush I dont like is the jakks munchlax plush, I've sold him out of my collection because I despise the way he looks and I dont think jakks did him justice, and hes just not a style a like. I feel like the banpresto munchlaxes really capture his true image and will mostly stick to those/pokemon center if any. As far as figures go, I'll collect anything munchlax I can find as long as its the right price, regardless of whether I have it or not.
I absolutely love minun and plusle. I think they are cute. I may not have them all at this time. But I'm working towards it. With the right determination and effort and as long as the pokemon center doesnt release a big line of minun and plusle items in the future, My wallet should be able to handle collecting these xD
These plushies have special importance to me. Let me tell you why.
Poliwhirl- The biggest plush I have ever bought and probably at that time, the most money ever spent on a plush.
Riolu- When I won this guy on ebay, after going on a little spending spree from my first jobs paycheck, its what prompted me to get back into pokemon collecting. I had been really focused on only the games and maybe buying a pack of pokemon cards here and there.
Sentret- This plush is one that I really missed from my childhood, getting this plush again really helped spark some childhood memories and made me realize what I started pokemon collecting again for.
Cubchoo- When I got this guy on ebay with a few other pokedolls, It had been awhile since I had owned a pokedoll, if ever. I honestly don't remember even owning a real one. Probably just a bootleg eevee or something. But cubchoos cuteness despite being so small made me realize my money was well spent and that I should keep collecting pokedolls.
Pikachu- Probably the only time I ever bought a giant pokemon plush in a store. Usually I never see them, this was a great day getting him. And for only $20 what a steal!
Raichu- Ok theres nothing really special about raichu im not sure how he ended up in the picture. Wow that sounded kinda mean guess I better say something nice. He's soft and fluffy.
Magikarp - I had seen alot of the GIANT shiny karps going for high high prices, and I was dissapointed I couldnt have a shiny karp....then I realized there was a small version!!! So glad I did my research xD
Axew- Before when I would think of axew, I would think of him like a larvitar, or a pikachu, or just a commonly like pokemon that I wasnt really a fan of. But after getting a plush lot just for a minun and plusle, I had planned to sell him along with a few others. After taking the pictures...and looking at him...I just felt he was too cute to sell ....it felt wrong. Im not sure what happened. But it was like oh my god I just love this axew. I guess sometimes a plush can really make a pokemon look epic. And maybe help people appreciate them better?
Elekid- I got this elekid kutakuta for like $10 from someone here in the community, and I guess I had only heard of the rare kutas like miltank and another one, so getting a kuta for $10 to me felt like a steal xD I realize hes not that rare now but, it did help spark my elekid side-collection that im kinda still working on.
Eevee- When I was younger I had bootleg eevee plushes, and they were cool. But after learning about bootlegs. And how overly populated they were online...I was like...crap. How the heck am I supposed to get a real eevee? I was lucky to find this eevee in the community, and I think if im not mistaken, was my first ga I participated in. And won (obviously).
Poliwag- One of the first high quality customs purchased, helped me appreciate and realize why they are so, in a new collectors eyes, so high priced. Now I realize they are worth that much, and cant wait to get another.
Scraggy- My wallet may not have liked my huge purchase as much as I did, but I absolutely love this giant pokemon center scraggy. I had been watching this fella on ebay for months....hoping that it was lower in price...It didnt. So I ended up pullin out the big bucks and grabbed him. Might have overpaid. But I dont regret spending the cash for something I like. I personally believe if its something you truly like, no price is too high. Although sometimes my wallet helps me show that statement doesnt work out all the time...xD
I hope to expand my collection and share photos hopefully not too far down the road!
Anyway, I hope I did this post ok and havent broken any rules or Im sure the comments will be blasting off again like team rocket, telling me what I did wrong and how to fix it. -gets ready to press button.. hopes it doesnt explode-