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

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.

MP-03G Ghost Starscream Masterpiece MP-03G Ghost Starscream Masterpiece

on Thursday, February 17, 2011.

As has recently been the case with other Masterpiece toys, Takara is now offering a re-coloration of MP-03G  Starscream.  Only in this case, Ghost Starscream has quite a following.  Dare I say that this is a bit of a unique offering?

GI Joe-Formers Custom Robots GI Joe-Formers Custom Robots

on Wednesday, February 16, 2011.

Getter Black has gone to the furnaces of Hades and stolen back some near-dead robots.  He then visited the G.I. Joe purgatory.  As an art aficionado, I feel this may be best described as Joe-Formers Pop Art.

e-Hobby Black G1 Tracks e-Hobby Black G1 Tracks

on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

In theory Black Tracks #44 was a 1 of 300 Lucky Draw ehobby toy.  Rumors have it that extras of these Generation 1 Stingrays were scooted out of the factory in secrecy, but no one exactly knows.

Mazinger 1969 EX Gokin Mazinger 1969 EX Gokin

on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

EX Gokin hit the market in 2008 for the 40th anniversary of  Fewture toys.  Be sure to check out the embedded video showing size comparisons with classic chogokin.

Honda Asimo 10 year Anniversary Honda Asimo 10 year Anniversary

on Wednesday, February 09, 2011.

ASIMO Celebrates 10th Anniversary

ASIMO has reached a huge milestone recently and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. A decade ago, Honda created a humanoid robot so advanced it started a revolution in humanoid robot technology. To mark this date, dedicated Anniversary websites and films have been launched today, with new photos, videos, the story of its creation and smartphone apps.

The Jeeg family finally fleshed out The Jeeg family finally fleshed out

on Tuesday, February 08, 2011.

We've added new updates to the Takara gallery, including plenty of Jeeg goodness...

Mazinger Question - Is this old GA-01 legit? Mazinger Question - Is this old GA-01 legit?

on Wednesday, February 02, 2011.

As Popy's first toy in this series, GA-01 or Mazinger Z is one of the most desired chogokins.  But bootlegs are plentiful.  How do you know if you are considering a purchase of a true vintage piece or a bootleg?  Here's one person's guide...

A detailed look at the transforming deluxe Bryger

on Wednesday, February 02, 2011.


Come view Takatoku's deluxe transforming Bryger toy.  This robot transforms into a car and a spaceship. 

Perfect Grade Strike Freedom Gundam Perfect Grade Strike Freedom Gundam

on Monday, January 31, 2011.


The newest Perfect Grade kit is none other than the Strike Freedom Gundam! The Strike Freedom, with its expandable Super Dragoons, is the largest PG kit ever released.
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