Diaclone Walk Insecter

Takara 1980 Diaclone ’Walk Insecter’ – Type 2 The time is here at long last! The time to unveil one of my personal all-time favorite Japanese toys from Takara. In 1980, the Diaclone ‘Walk Insecter’ hit the shelves to ‘wind-up’ walking into the lives of every Micro-toy collector in the Microverse. Little did I know that […]

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Beta Maximum

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 […]

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Beta Midget Supplements

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 Types

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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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