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Mike Cash

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Where did you get the statues and what leads you to think the writing is Japanese? The figures certainly don't seem to be Japanese at all in costume or appearance. I can't even begin to guess at the "writing" on them, except to say that they look like they were scratched there by somebody mimicking Japanese or Chinese writing. Hang tight and some brighter people will be by and may have more useful info for you.

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Where did you get the statues and what leads you to think the writing is Japanese? The figures certainly don't seem to be Japanese at all in costume or appearance. I can't even begin to guess at the "writing" on them, except to say that they look like they were s
 
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I'm not sure on the characters Chinese or Japanese just thought someone may know... I thought it possibly was a manji symbol.. I may just take them to be appraised thank you
 
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I agree with the above: the figures are Chinese, and one of the kanji characters looks like a manji or a variation of such.
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