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Buying adult-rated items Where to look?

#1 User is offline   Midori-Chan 

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Post icon  Posted 09 April 2014 - 12:21 PM

I know I've seen a few adult anime figures and manga sections in the exhibit hall, but are there specific dealers that I should be on the lookout for? Do I ask if they have any adult items or do I need to show an ID to look in certain sections? I just really want to be able to find some good quality naughty figures and manga this year and I want to be prepared.
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Posted 09 April 2014 - 04:19 PM

I'm certain there is a seperate section for adult dealers in one of the far ends of the hall. There's usually a good selection of dealers there, I imagine it wouldn't be too hard to find... just look around the edges.

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 06:52 PM

I actually disagree with the above poster, I find that most adult items are sold pretty much willy nilly in the dealer's room ( not that it isn't censored or anything)
Your best bet is probably to look for dealer's with body pillow covers/ bed sheets on display and ask the merchant.
Figure wise, they usually do come with clothes on so just know what you are looking for in that aspect and search any of the figure dealers ( besides good smile etc. as odds are they will not have anything inappropriate) or again, ask around. Most of the time , even if they don't have it, the dealer's will know what you are talking about.

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 07:33 PM

The main dealer that has 18+ stuff, namely doujinshi, is Hen Da Ne. I haven't really seen much in the way of ero figures at ACen, but the figure companies to look out for there are Native and Orchid Seed. Just look for figure dealers selling stuff by those companies. Orchid Seed's stuff isn't all ecchi/ero, but they do make a lot of castoff. Native pretty much only makes ero figures.

Also Wafflashizzles is wrong, there is no designated area for dealers with 18+ material.

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 05:29 PM

I missed this topic, because it wasn't in the Exhibit Hall section :(

There will be adult themed Exhibitors in the hall, that will sell adult themed material. Since we are a family friendly event, they are not in the first few rows of the Exhibitor portion of the hall. So it will be there, just not right up front (or grouped somewhere in the hall). Posted Image
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Posted 13 April 2014 - 11:42 AM

I made a list of the dealers that had 18+ in their descriptions, so I'll make sure to check those. If I don't see any merchandise at first glance, I guess I'll muster up my courage and ask.
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Posted 02 May 2014 - 05:14 PM

:thumbup: I bought some hot-looking DR yaoi in the dealer room featuring Komaeda and whatshisface at Youmacon last year...

... but it was kind of lacking, tbh :thumbdown: Be careful w/ the doujins, kids! Esp. since some, if not most or all, in the dealer room are already presealed, so you can't get a good preview ahead of time. Of course, that was my first (and possibly last) actual, physical copy of doujinishi or yaoi, so I don't waste $37 at a con often.

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