Anime Xtreme... not a very good store. It is filled with bootleg goods. Plushies, pillows, oppai mousepads, wallscrolls, all fake. They had some legit stuff, all the anime DVDs and manga were real, and most of their figures. (There was a bootleg Hatsune Miku nendoroid and fake Lucky Star trading figures and petit Nendoroids.) I was extremely unhappy with this store.
Background: I've known of this place for a long while (5 years or so), and I've bought stuff every now and then when I'm in the area. I learned a few things from forums on how to buy stuff online over the last year though, so here is my perspective on it with that in mind now, and how it stacks up.
One of the only few places left in Toronto where you can go to a store and buy anime related... more
I visited the anime xtreme booth at fanexpo 2013 and the service was horrible they didn't want to answer my questions when i asked them if they had caesar clown figuarts zero from one piece they said they never heard of the character and looked at each other suggesting i was an idiot then i asked for the price of luffy film z figuarts zero to which they replied was 40$ while i found it at other... more
After reading all of the terrible reviews about this place, I was hesitant to go in. The window display seemed faded, and from the outside, the store looked like a shoebox. Upon entering, stairs lead to the basement where the actual store was. What a relief, too! It was well lit, spacious, and seemed to have a great selection.
Many have complained about the horrible staff and service. While... more