Takara/Tomy Metalkore Marvel Figures

metalkoremarvelJust dropping into retail in Asia is Takara/Tomy have added more figures to their Metalkore Marvel line-up.  Captain America, Spider-Man, Thor and the Hulk join in on the action.  The figures have very limited articulation, just the arms move, but if you like a mix of plastic, diecast and for display, these figures are a nice pick-up.

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Takara Tomy Diorama Death Star

starwarsdeathstartomytakaraAre you looking for a cool portable Star Wars playset?  Well, Takara Tomy just released the Star Wars Super Deformation Diorama Death Star.  The playset folds into the Death Star and a base for any 3.75″ action figures and Micro Machines & Hot Wheels type Star Wars vehicles and spacecraft.

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Takara Tomy Star Wars Action Figures

takaratomyswaf00If the Hasbro Star Wars 3.75″ action figures don’t strike your fancy, then you might want to take look at this Takara Tomy Metalkore Star Wars 3″ action figure line-up.  The is product line was released in Japan 2015 and the figures is a mix of die-cast and PVC with limited articulation.

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Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-30 Ratchet

transformersmprachetThis is the latest Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece release, the classic G1 Autobot doctor Ratchet.  The action figure robot has the iconic G1-look and comes with a plethora of weapons and accessories.

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Frankie’s Garage: Tomica Premium 4 New Die-cast Rides

tomicapre00tomicapre01I’ve been a fan Tomica’s recent product line: Tomica Premium 1/64 scale die-cast cars.  Aimed at the adult collector, the Tomica Premium series features more paint applications and newly designed rims.  Tomica is adding 4 new vehicles: No. 13 – Nissan IDS Concept, No. 14 – Toyota S-FR, No. 15 – Subaru 22B STI and No. 16 – Toyota 86GRMN.

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Takara Tomy Toy Story Alien Playset

alientoystorypizzacontrolIf you’ve been collecting the Tomy line of Toy Story action figures from Japan, then this will be a cool addition, the Alien Pizza Planet Playset.  The 12″ tall Alien converts into a Pizza Planet playset with various play features and requires 3 AA batteries which are not included.

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Takara Transformers Masterpiece Ironhide MP-27

takarampironhidecoverOne of my favorite 1980s G1 Autobots was Ironhide and Takara just released a Masterpiece version of Ironhide.  This is the Takara Transformers Masterpiece Ironhide MP-27.

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Frankie’s Garage: Tomica’s Premium Line R34 Z-Tuned

skylinetomicaprimoThis new Tomica 1/64 diecast car line is shooting for the adult toy colltector.  The Tomica Premium line kicks-off the series with the iconic NISMO R34 Z-Tuned sports car.

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Takara Tomy Drift Package Nano!

takaratomydriftcoverIt seems the older I get, I don’t have enough time in the day to spend hours building a Gundam snap-on plastic model kit or building a R/C car.  I have ADD due to watching YouTube videos and such.  The Internet, but I digress.  Here’s a neat little all-one ready-to-go R/C car package by Takara Tomy, it’s their Drift Package Nano set!

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Transformers MP Convoy BAPE Red Camo Version

transformersbapempconvoy00If you’re a Takara/Tomy Masterpiece collector and like A Bathing Ape’s camo-print style, then check out this limited edition collaboration, the Transformers MP Convoy BAPE Red Camo Version.

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Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-25 Tracks

masterpiecetracksrobotOne of my favorite G1 Aubotcars was Tracks since it transform into a plane mode and fly.  Now Takara has made a Transformers Masterpiece version and it looks sweet.  Tracks in robot mode looks like his G1 cartoon days and transforms into the iconic 1970’s Chevy Corvette Stingray.  Tracks can transform into his classic G1 flight-mode.  The Masterpiece figure also comes with other extras, like a flight display stand, Raoul figure and Blaster in boombox mode.

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Takara Transformers Masterpiece: Starsaber

starsabercomboThis is the latest Takara Transformers Masterpiece collector’s toy: MP-24 Starsaber.  Starsaber is from the 1989 Japan only release Fight! Super Robot Life-Form Transformers: Victory series which featured 44 episodes.

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Takara Tomy Star Wars Lightsaber Stamps

takarastarwarsstampJapanese stationery-maker Beni collabs with Takara/Tomy for stamp loving fans, the Star Wars Lightsaber Stamp Set.  These pre-inked stamps are shaped in the form of the iconic Lightsabers and there are 6 to collect:  Luke Skywalker “Good”, Darth Vader “Bad”, Yoda “Do”, Anakin Skywalker “No”, Obi-Wan Kenobi “Yes” and Darth Sidious.

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Takara PlayStation History Collection

playstationhistory20thIf you’re a Sony PlayStation fan, a miniature model collector or blind box buyer, then you might want to grab this Takara PlayStation History Collection 20th Anniversary.  Takara which has already done an NES and SEGA collection, so you know these will be popular.

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Takara Transformers Masterpiece Bumblebee MP-21

bumblebeemp21The G1 minibot icon Bumblebee gets a Takara transformation in the Masterpiece line-up.  Not only do you get the Masterpiece VW Bumblebee, you also get the adult Spike in his exo-suit from the 1986 animated flick “Transformers: The Movie.”

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MegaDrive Megatron vs PlayStation Optimus Prime

megadrivemegatronrobotGet you credit cards ready for more Transformers toy fun.  Take a hit video game console like the Sega MegaDrive aka Genesis and make it transform into Megatron.  The MegaDrive Megatron should be dropping into stores this month.

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Battle Ready Pikachu!

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If you’re a Pokemon fan like many of my younger cousins, then this Tomy Battle Ready Pikachu is ready for action.  This Pikachu shoots out foam discs with a press of a button and various electronic sounds.  The cool thing, it includes 3 AAA batteries.

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Masterpiece Transformers Wheeljack

lanciawheeljackrobotThis is a definite must-buy for G1 Transformers fans – the Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack.  Like all of the Masterpiece series the robot modes and articulation is great, but this car mode looks sweet as Wheeljack is based on the Lancia Stratos Turbo 5 rally car.

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Tomica Toyota Crown Comfort Taxi

Tomica Taxi 00When you think of Hong Kong what comes to mind?  The high-rise skyline and Victoria Harbour, HK gangster films, Dim Sum, Mong Kok shopping district, etc. Well how about the iconic Hong Kong taxi?  This Hong Kong taxi gets the full Tomica diecast car treatment.

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