Review by JoshB
These kind of plastic battery-operated toy robots are a dime a dozen. They have been made for years and are the successor to the classic tin wind ups that were popular through the 70s. Most are unremarkable to the average collector as they are rarely associated with a licensed character or show. It is for this very reason that I never even look twice at them.
Then one night Nekrodave comes over and brings this with him. He says that this toy would be funny to review, and that it's the most annoying robot toy he's ever seen.
I had no idea.
Combat Hero comes in a styrofoam tray with a nice die-cut window lid. The whole package is covered with some great Engrish.
Taking the toy out, I can see why Dave brought this over. The thing mixes old-school batt-op with Gundam aesthetics.
It's just messed up. It's full of chrome and bright colors.
It's suprisingly well made. In fact, the only reason i'm calling this a bootleg is the fact that the head so obviously rips off Gundam.
Check out the glittery eyes
The real magic happens when you turn it on. Pictures don't do it justice, so here's some video. You've GOT to watch this.
Yeah, it may just be the most annoying robot toy ever.
|Posted 26 January, 2011 - 23:33 by JoshB|