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"
Takara! Solid The Robot 7 Micro PilotsRead more "Micro Robot 7 and Me"
Takara’s ‘Robot 7’ is one of my all-time favorite toy kits that was released in the early 1980s. I did not realize that Takara released downsized versions of this epic ‘pre-transformers’ kit. Thanks to a good guy ‘Microbry’ that clued me in on my YouTube Phantomoshop Chan, I tracked these rare Microman kits down. It […]Read more "Robot 7 Kit Variations"
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"
So these vintage Playskool and Fisher Price ( vintage and modern line ‘Imaginext’) space toys are super cool. I don’t resonate with all this stuff, but I’ll admit that I always tend to gravitate towards toys that have ‘Micro-mod’ potential (that is, a toy that can work well within the 4-inch figure ‘collecting restraint’ that […]Read more "Thank You Japanese Toy Makers"
out to all those and their families affected by this unruly weather and earthquake uprise. This stuff is no joke so stay tough out there. With news of Chile, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and California (stay safe Antoinette, Barry and all family) and elsewhere … the struggles are the test and I wish for you all […]Read more "Thoughts and Prayers"
More modification projects have been coming to completion as of late, and I could not be more pleased with the results. Here are some pics! Enjoy!Read more "MODS MODS MODS!"
I absolutely adore these two vintage Takara Diaclone / Microman kits! And thanks for all the help and extra assist with making the transaction a smooth one with great communication … I really appreciate it. This is what Matt sent me! Enjoy! All giddy over here … with massive goosebumps! These kits are getting to […]Read more "Thanks Matt!"
Can’t wait until you see what I am working with presently … Click HERE and HERE and HERE too! maybe ONE MORE! If you LOVE vintage toys like I do, visit me and my booth, ‘Phantomotoi’ at Fox Lake Country Antique Mall in beautiful Oconomowoc, Wisconsin for a plethora of vintage and collector play! – […]Read more "More NEW ADDED!"