Check out these most AWESOME Microman-like candy-toys or maybe capsule toys that came into the studio today. A cool toy brand named ‘Epoch’ has released several different capsule-toy kits that are procured in pieces to build the ‘Subody & Wheelmachine’. These small micro-scale kits are sold unbuilt, with excellent graphic instructions included illustrating the steps […]Read more "Epoch is EPIC"
Mego Micronauts … Takara Microman … Bandai Beta Midgets. What do they all have in common at Phantomotoi? They’re all some of my personal favorite toys since the 1970s (well, Bandai’s ‘Beta Midget’ is much later … but they are still included in this article due to their unbelievable articulation and scarcity). Because all of […]Read more "Micro-Customs"
More great images of those ultra-rare ‘Beta Midgets’ from Japan. Capsule toys will just never be the same with all the 2.5mm, 3mm and 5mm ports at your full disposal. Imagine the possibilities … I do! As one can see, accessory ports are emblazoned all over each Beta Midget for an unprecedented array of accessory […]Read more "Beta Maximum"
Hello and welcome back to Phantomotoi – Phantomoshop Blog Official. Picking up where I signed-off at yesterday with yet MORE fantastic pictures of Bandai’s ultra-rare Beta Midget capsule-toy figures from Japan! Check out these prior Beta Midget posts at Phantomotoi, too! Bandai Beta-Midget Beta Midget TypesRead more "Beta Midget Supplements"
Here are a few sweet shots of some of Bandai’s ‘Beta Midget’ capsule-toy figures. Enjoy! Thanks for bopping’ by … mucho more soon. – John PhantomoshopRead more "Beta Midget Types"
We visited the ‘pumpkin patch’ to see if we could locate the whereabouts of ‘The Great Pumpkin’. We picked out a few pie pumpkins as well as 3 for Jack-o-lantern carving and some beautiful tiny display squash. This is usually the ‘norm’ here in Wisconsin … to invest some time into escapist leisure activities that involve […]Read more "The Sunny Side of Fall"
This world is as happy as we make it, and there is unlimited potential around us at every moment to cherish. So let’s dance those ‘blues’ away!! And furthermore … Keep the ‘play’ going and have a blast! – John PhantomoshopRead more "How True"
Camera! Play-action, Jackson! It’s ON! Playtime on the weekends at Phantomotoi! See you at ‘The Fox’!Read more "Friday Night Lights"
So I found out the only way one could procure a ‘Beta Midget’ bible like the one I mentioned in the last ‘Bandai’ blog was to purchase this Beta Midget box kit (pictured upper left). I was fortunate enough to score one from a fellow collector and resident of Japan. I can’t seem to find […]Read more "More Bandai Beta Midgets"
Ahhh, sometimes it’s so great to have a few hours of weekend leisure to unbox a closet-worth of vintage toys that have not seen the light of day in over a decade! Let’s see what’s been ‘unearthed’ this time, shall we? Several toys from my childhood that were made in other parts of the world […]Read more "Bandai Beta-Midget"