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"
… is filling up FAST. Bop on by for some interesting items for the giving AND receiving! Lots o’ RARE fun for your perusal! I have listed some rare 1960s Marx parts and vintage games as well! Check’em out! – John PhantomoshopRead more "Phantomoshop EBay"
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"
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 […]Read more "New Micro-Family Additions"
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 […]Read more "Micro-Customs"
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!"