Returns and Replacements
Defective or Damaged Items Policy
Not all purchases are going to be perfect. As hard as we try, things may not always arrive as expected. Please acknowledge that Box condition is sold as-is. We ship our products mint unless stated in the description. We do not offer exchanges, discounts, or refunds for dents and creases caused during shipping transit. If you are concerned with the box condition, please email us. Bluefin does not accept returns or cancellations on orders.
Damaged and Defective Items
Any defective item or item damaged in transit goes through the standard Bluefin exchange process. Please complete the form below for any issues with damaged or defective items.
The following issues do not qualify as a defective product:
- Minor cosmetic paint issues
- Package condition
Bluefin is able to provide replacement services for Bandai Tamashii Nations, Bandai Shokugan, Flame, Storm, and Studio Ghibli for U.S. and Canada only. Please be advised that part replacement for Gundam model kits and other products from Bandai Hobby are limited to U.S. mailing addresses only.
**Please note that we do not provide replacements for Sentinel items. Those requests will need to go to the manufacturer directly by email at email@example.com
(DO NOT SEND EMAILS TO THIS ADDRESS firstname.lastname@example.org, FOR ANY NON-SENTINAL ITEMS SUCH AS HOBBY OR TAMASHII. THEY ARE UNABLE TO ASSIST YOU WITH THESE REQUESTS. PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW FOR SUCH REQUESTS)
Item Replacement Policy
Replacement services may be provided for the following circumstances:
- Defects-missing components from the package, duplicate components, item broken-in-package
- Wrong paint colors (e.g. blue instead of red)
- Broken / Lost / Defective model kit components (maximum of 6 parts per model kit purchase)
- We cannot provide replacements for any of the collectible items if the items have been on the market for 8 months or longer.
- Item replacement is subject to manufacturer availability
***Please note that we are unable to replace action figures that have color or tone inconsistencies or paint misapplication smaller than 5mm as these are variances within the production process.
If it has been less than 60 days from the invoice/receipt date or if you purchased the product directly from Bluefin at a convention and have the Bluefin sales receipt, please fill in the form below.
***Please note to process Premium Bandai returns and replacements please follow this link.