01/24/02 Updates (Got my lazy ass around to it)!
Took the time to update the reviews section with Raydeen: Popy vs. Mattel, Dragun: Popy vs. Mattel,and Tall headed Great Mazinger.
9/18/01 One Week after A much needed laugh and a good cry. My heart goes out to everyone who suffers.
7/31/01 Derek's Reproduction Missiles!
My review of Derek Martin's excellent reproduction Jumbo Missiles. Check it out Derek plans to be doing other Shogun and Jumbo parts soon.
7/31/01 My column at Zappowbang.com! Check out my ongoing column at Zappowbang.com. It is about Japanese toys from an Americans point of view. Up now Gundam GP01!
7/31/01 New Review: A Dragun's Tale!
I am now going back to get some of the more common Shoguns after my Mazinga feeding freenzy. I started with Dragun and got a little carried away, buying 4 of them and you would be amazed how different they really are. A detailed examination (at least I think so)of the Type 1 (Popy) vs. Type 2 (Mattel)
7/31/01 NEW Reproduction Shogun Decals from Jason! Jason has struck again and created reproduction decals for Daimos and Gaiking. In fact the Daimos ones can be used to do repro as well as "upgrade" to a more Popy version. You have to Join the e-mail list to get them, but it's free. After Joining go to the files section. While your there let Jason know how much you like them.
05/25/01 Rare Tall head Mazinga!
I had seen pictures of this very rare Great Mazinger in Gangu Jinsei #2 and never imagined that Iwould get my hands on one.
04/29/01 My column at Zappowbang.com! Check out my ongoing column at Zappowbang.com. It is about Japanese toys from an Americans point of view.
04/29/01 Walters Custom Garada Jumbo! Blows away Uni-five and popy. Check it out here.
04/29/01 Nacoral bootlegs fall though! Deal went south and I haven't heard back from the seller. Looks like we won't be getting them, but you never know.
04/29/01 U5 Garada and Mazinga Delayed! They have been pushed back to late May. I will post any updates here.
04/29/01 Jason's Reproduction Shogun Decals! Jason has recreated Great Mazinga, Raydeen and Draguns decals and they look great. Gotta Join the e-mail list to get them, but it's free. While your there let Jason know how much you like them.
04/28/01 Gangu Jinsei #2 Photos of the holy grail of Machinders: Garada K-7!! Pictures of all of the Popy Jumbos and a coupon to order an exclusive "black" Garada reissue. I can't rave about this book enough. It has been pretty much sold out in the U.S. , but I am getting these from Japan. Price $30 + $3.95 shipping.
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02/02/01 U5 Jumbo shipping dates! Preorders are over, but they are shipping soon. Get ready to drool.
New 12/15/00 Gangu Jinsei #2 Photos of the holy grail of Machinders: Garada K-7!! Pictures of all of the Popy Jumbos and a coupon to order an exclusive "black" Garada reissue.Retail is $25.99. I can get them for $22 including shipping.
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New 12/09/00 U5-Exclusive Green Garada K-7 pre-order! Exclusive American only version $113.00 shipped. All pre-orders must be in by 01/22/00.
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New! 12/08/00 E-mail list! Join The List.
New Rant 12/04/00! Knock'in Boots: A quest for the Ugly Machinders!
New! 12/04/00 U5 Mazinga pre-order! Mazinger-Z(U5 Reissue) $113.00 shipped. All pre-orders must be in by 12/20/00.
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New 11/27/00 Nacoral bootleg Shoguns! Comming soon. These bootlegs were made in spain in the 70's. I hope to offer them for $50-$60.
New! 11/27/00 My Mazinga Collection! Posted pics of my Mazinga collection. 6 different Mazingas in all.
New 11/2/00 U5-Gaiking pre-order! Gaiking (U5 Reissue) $113.00 shipped. All pre-orders must be in by 11/27/00.
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New 10/2/00 U5-Great Mazinger pre-order! Great Mazinger(U5 Reissue) $113.00 shipped. All pre-orders must be in by 10/24/00.
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