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Toyline general info:>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figma
Max Factory figma list & blog>http://www.figma.jp/en/figma>http://ameblo.jp/figma/ >http://www.goodsmile.info/en/products/category/figma
Reviews and news about GSC/MF products by Kahotan>http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/>http://ameblo.jp/gsc-mikatan/
Where to buy>GSC Online Shop - some figmas only are available through their online shop>Amiami - usual place for buying, to some people, shipping is a bit higher due to packaging>Hobby Link Japan shipping is usual lower, but their prices are a bit higher, private warehaouse is available>Hobby Search Japan - items stay in stock the longest>Mandarake - search figma or フィグマ>eBay/Amazon - only if you hate having too much money. Avoid bootlegs, you can spot them as 'Chinese version' >http://jungle-scs.co.jp/ - Seems like you can fine some good deals here>Check the BST threads, My Figure Collection for any offer/deal
Here's a link to the buyfag guide list of shops:http://www.buyfags.moe/Full_guide#List_of_shops
If you're getting into the hobby, there's plenty of other useful information to find on the wiki.
In case someone is interested in the printable backdrops/dioramas & other papercraft stuff that Max Factory have in the download section of their site:>http://www.maxfactory.jp/ja/mxf-downloads
here is a back up, Enjoy!>https://www.mediafire.com/?7l9ar0z58cx43sa
Short illustrated posing guide by Max Factory>http://ameblo.jp/figma/entry-11564427757.html (in moonrunes)
The S shape is always good advice though. The basic idea is that straight lines tend to look stiff.
Do you have problems swapping part in your figures? check this little advice>http://www.goodsmile.info/en/post/3325
Tomytec's 1 inch scale section (1/12 stuff, little armory, vehicles and others)>http://www.tomytec.co.jp/1inch/