A figurine by Manas Workshop, which produces original works and figurines derived from movies and animes, at the company’s studio in Beijing, China. Photo: Simon Song

Collected by actors Louis Koo and Huang Xiaoming, action figures based on Chinese movies and anime are hot property

  • China’s film merchandise industry is in its infancy, but one growth area is the making of action figures based on characters from animated films such as Nezha
  • They compete for fans’ attention with Marvel and DC Comics action figures, and piracy is a problem
Topic |   Cinema
A figurine by Manas Workshop, which produces original works and figurines derived from movies and animes, at the company’s studio in Beijing, China. Photo: Simon Song
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