Robot Toy news and photo reviews on Japanese toys and action figures

Best Wishes to Those in Japan Best Wishes to Those in Japan

on Saturday, March 12, 2011.

Robot-Japan would like to send our best wishes to those in Japan.  Our deepest sympathy goes out to all those affected by the Tsunami and Earthquakes.

 

Revoltech Dix Neuf Revoltech Dix Neuf

on Friday, March 11, 2011.

Robot 16, Dix Neuf, embodies everything the Kaikodo Revoltech like has going for it.  Cool, fresh, robot design, descent pricing, and great joints!

Then this line branding of Revoltech (リボルテック) is a portmanteau for "Revolver Technology," in reference to the unique "Revolver Joint" articulation which all of the figures in this particular series utilize. This gives the figures a wide range of motion and stability, allowing for many dynamic and varied poses.

Godsigma Soul of Chogokin GX-60 !! Godsigma Soul of Chogokin GX-60 !!

on Saturday, March 05, 2011.

Is it possible to re-capture the essence of Early 80's toys perfectly?  At a first glance, the new preview photos of GX-60 look amazing! Space Emperor God Sigma is set to be released soon.

Hexbug Robot Toy wins at Toy Fair! Hexbug Robot Toy wins at Toy Fair!

on Thursday, March 03, 2011.

HEXBUG feels its way around sensing objects in its path and avoiding them. And it can even hear! You can control where it scurries through a hand clap, loud noise or table slap. The robotic bug will travel forward until it hits an obstacle or hears a loud noise. It will then backup in a half circle and then move forward .......

New Star Mites Discovery New Star Mites Discovery

on Thursday, March 03, 2011.

Although not quite on the level of finding the first existing Garada Jumbo Machinder, this is still quite a monumental discovery.  A new Star Mites product has been unearthed...

Vinyl Respect for a Diecast Toy Vinyl Respect for a Diecast Toy

Written by Myles on Wednesday, March 02, 2011.

You often find diecast and vinyl toys made of a similar TV or movie character, monster, or robot.  But other than bootlegs, how often do you find a Japanese toy modeled after an older TOY?

Godsigma Godaikin- Pre SOC Chogokin Godsigma Godaikin- Pre SOC Chogokin

on Thursday, February 24, 2011.

The year is 2050 and an energy crisis is Earth's main concern. A brilliant scientist in Trinity City develops the Trinity energy, a new source of energy powerful enough to supply the entire world. The alien empire of the Elda learn of this energy and plot to seize it by force......

Jumbo Machinder Daltanious Restoration Jumbo Machinder Daltanious Restoration

on Tuesday, February 22, 2011.

-From Brussels via Japan with love.  

I saw one on auctions that was missing his lion head on the chest, some stickers were missing also. It sounded like a good challenge for me to try to make him look proud again. How to replicate the head when you don't have access to a real one?

Maskman Megazord (pre) Encore Maskman Megazord (pre) Encore

on Friday, February 18, 2011.

Most American collectors fixate on what they know of the Japanese toy world-- Godaikins, Shoguns, and Megazords.  But between the cracks lies the Maskman DX megazord.  Enjoy this encore of an earlier photo session.
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