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"
I have a few incomplete vintage Microman ‘Magnemo’ pieces in the studio, so I have been making some more of my ‘Micro-custom’ ideas come to life. Fun stuff to do while the epoxy resin slowly cures …Read more "Magnemo Kitbashing"
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"
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 […]Read more "Diaclone Walk Insecter"
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"
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"