I received my Dorda Piccolo yesterday, and I like him waaaaaay more than I thought I would. I bought him to represent Piccolo from the final Tenkaichi Budokai of Dragonball (right before DBZ). His size is perfect for that if you're pairing him with SBC Vol 1 Goku.
He's a bit shorter than Irwin's Piccolo, which is good. Irwin's Piccolo is best for Saiyan Saga or Namek Saga. The one I have in this photo is Jakks' reissue of the figure with the fancy paint job it came with. Odd that they still skipped his pink shoulders.
The Dorda Piccolo I bought came with a Bandai Super Battle Collection Vol 9 SS Gohan cape on him and... it fits perfectly. It covers up the screw holes (that all Dorda figures have) on his back, so that's a big bonus. I don't have an SBC Piccolo or SBC Piccolo cape, so I don't know if it would fit or not.
I was impressed and surprised at the condition of the figure. It doesn't have any paint damage.
But most of all... I love his confused and awkward expression!
I think he's likely confused about his arms. Why does he not have shoulder joints? Why does he only have mostly useless elbow rotation?? He has zero play value for children (which might be why mine doesn't have any paint flaws). He does have several points of articulation though. His head turns, his waist turns, his elbows turn, and his feet turn.
I don't really have any room at all on my DB shelf, but I did managed to fit this confused, loveable Piccolo onto the shelf with Vol 1 SBC Goku, where I wanted him to go.
If you have an extra SBC Vol 9 SS Gohan cape, definitely buy a Dorda Piccolo for your 5 inch scale collection. If you don't have the cape... well... he's alright, but he looks awfully silly wearing his hat but no cape. I do know that Piccolo fought this way in DB, but it's an odd look.
If it helps at all, I do have an extra front piece of SBC Vol 9 SS Gohan's cape. If you have the back piece, I'm happy to sell my extra front piece to someone.