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The Toys That Made Us Season 2 Episode 2: Transformers

The Toys That Made Us Season 2, Episode 2: Transformers!

Their history began in Japan, with discarded tuna cans from World War 2 becoming robot toys.Takara saw how much interest in robot toys there was in the states ended up licensing G.I Joe from Hasbro, and from there the “henshin” transforming toys were born -- and the rest, as they say, is history It is[...]

Star Wars Collectible Heaven Is A Fun Way To Spend A Saturday

Star Wars Collectible Heaven Is A Fun Way To Spend A Saturday

Takara produced four figures in an 8-inch scale that featured more action than their Kenner counterparts, and had some weird sculpts as well They are pretty hard to obtain, and this one went for $450.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="622345,622341"]Finally, my two favorite items from the auction First, a ceramic Obi-Wan Kenobi cookie jar, that I desperately[...]