Mini means ultra small, and it is always be used to describe the stuffs with small and cute appearance, such as mini dresses. Mini is also a kind of fashion, which has ever been a model of popular global. Mini figures are more commonly referred to as the plastic-made figures whose height under 3 inches. Compared with the normal size action figures, mini figures have more technical difficulties because each body part should be reduced to a very small size, which is really a demanding process. Mini figures are always sold as bundled item, because a single figure is not enough to create the visual effect that the designers might have wanted to bring you.
On the price side, mini figures are not as expensive as the 12 inches character figures, and the price of a mini figures series may even cheaper than a 12 inches figure. All of the items of a series stand in the same height, and each item has its own characteristic. Every time you get excited, happy or bored, there is always a figure standing there that fits your current mood. For the people who work in offices, it is very boring to spend most his life working with the computer. Putting some cute figurines would make you feel relaxed. You can certainly image the ugly clown to be your boss, and he is trying his best to please you. Is it a funny idea?