The following are known bootleg items. There are also quite a few bootleg mangas in Korea and Thailand, so please reference our list for items in those languages that are official, along with our buyer beware list.
Please don't support the companies who make bootlegs and buy an official or fan-made item instead!
English and Thai DVDs
There are no official English or Thai subtitles! Any Ginga DVD that claims to have these subtitles is a bootleg, and often have terrible subs. You can view the official non-Japanese, non-Nordic releases.
Bootleg toy made by Frontwinner. Please look at the official plushies for comparison.
The only official Thai manga is Byakuren no Fang, everything else is bootleg. Korea also has a lot of bootleg mangas, however there are official publications. Be sure to pay attention to minor differences in covers, and of the publishing company. You can view the official non-Japanese, non-Nordic releases.
There are a few different bootleg shirts out there. See the official shirts.
Milk Caps (aka POGs) with Ginga-like drawings on them are not official.
There are no official wall scrolls.