Epoch is EPIC

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 […]

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Robot 7 Kit Variations

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 […]

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The Sunny Side of Fall

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 […]

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Thank You Japanese Toy Makers

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 […]

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Thoughts and Prayers

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 […]

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