New Micro-Family Additions

Just recently I had the chance to add yet another ‘N.I.P.’ micro-figure to my personal collection that I have been eyeing for some time now, but wasn’t readily available online unless I wanted to pay a hefty setback. Well, patience served me well with this one, and I found a great seller who had a […]

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Micro-Customs

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 […]

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Thanks Matt!

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 […]

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More NEW ADDED!

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! – […]

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Microman Books

Let’s take a look at some of the coolest books (‘mook’ is a book with the look, design, and layout of a magazine, usually having a¬†Japanese¬†anime theme) that Japan produced for Takara’s AWESOME groundbreaking toy line ‘Microman’! Now, I’m not going to talk about the manga or ‘comic’ books (another blog for sure) that are […]

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Antron, Membros and Repto are Custom FUN

Can you believe it?!? Above: One of several ‘Micro-customs’ from Phantomotoi named ‘Max Leveler’ … chop, chop,chop … I mean, for REAL-REAL? Yup. Above: Mego Micronauts and classic Microman figures are re-mixed into ‘fresh new entrees’ at Phantomotoi All these classic vintage figures are for the most part completely modular, therefore the possibilities for successful […]

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