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Keroro Gunso Kerobot Gattai

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"...tend to get too wrapped

"...tend to get too wrapped up in the high-end, serious adult ‘collector’ segment of the market, missing the contemporary, genuinely fun, simpler toys which grabbed us all as children."

Umm, had I the money, tools, & skills, I'd be just as knee-deep in SD Gundam models as I am in Super Sentai & Transformers.

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Posted by EVA_Unit_4A on 13 December, 2010 - 01:57
Want!

I swear you pull out the oddest things sometimes...and then make me want them all! Seriously though, I must get one of these, my nephew will love it!

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Posted by Atom on 13 December, 2010 - 16:45
This is ten kinds of awesome.

This is ten kinds of awesome. I love all the references to old mecha in there, like the obvious nod to the Shigcon Tank, among others. The feet also have a cute oldschool Fisher Price kind of feel to them, too. I may have to snag this guy later. "Candy" toys are not to be underestimated these days, with both Bandai/Plex and Kabaya turning out some high-quality, incredibly imaginative product. Were I not so already inundated with my own obsessions, I'd be collecting Mugenbine, Bukiborg, Hone-Hone Saurus, and others, rather than only having some great samples.

And the heritage runs deep too, with the super-creative, classic Lotte Super Joint Robo omake toys fetching a hefty yen among Japanese collectors nowadays.

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Posted by microbry on 18 December, 2010 - 05:44
 
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