Vault Tales 188 Run the Set Kaiyodo Aquatales Series 1

We get to look at some figures from another Kaiyodo series, this time a bottlecap series with Glico drink company. There were two limited-time sets of Aquatales figures, featuring a variety of oceanic animals familiar to Japan. Today will be the figures that I have from series 1, which came out (and ended) in 2002.Continue reading “Vault Tales 188 Run the Set Kaiyodo Aquatales Series 1”

Vault Tales 187 FigureFrenzy Nasutoceratops, Uintatherium, Dunkleosteus, Smilodon

New Figure Frenzy, with a bunch of larger figures! Interestingly, we’re going to hit the three geologic eras (and the kind of fourth, based on the original breakdown into four). But I’m not going to do them in geologic order since…I just am not. Three of them are excellent models from excellent companies. One ofContinue reading “Vault Tales 187 FigureFrenzy Nasutoceratops, Uintatherium, Dunkleosteus, Smilodon”

Vault Tales 186 FigureFrenzy Crappie, Hemicyclapsis, Stingray, Botia, Manta

Is it another Figure Frenzy? It is! Another 5 figures (some with a few versions) all of the fish variety! It feels like it’s been so long since I visited some fish figures. Replica Toy Fish Crappie First up, we have a Crappie figure from Replica Toy Fish, which I’ve mentioned before. The figure wasContinue reading “Vault Tales 186 FigureFrenzy Crappie, Hemicyclapsis, Stingray, Botia, Manta”

Vault Tales 185 FigureFrenzy Coati, Gorilla, Sea lion, Penguins, Mammoth

Here we are with another Figure Frenzy! A bunch of small bites for a bunch of small figures! Schleich minis Coati First up, we have a figure from back when Schleich was really doing some interesting things. Like this model, a small, rubber figure as part of their mini line. It was a pretty broadContinue reading “Vault Tales 185 FigureFrenzy Coati, Gorilla, Sea lion, Penguins, Mammoth”

Vault tales 184 – Clades – Eucynodontia

Time to do another quick clades overview. This time, we’re going to head to the base of the mammal family tree! In this instance, I am talking about the Eucynodontia. As a clade, we are looking at the least inclusive group including mammals and Exaeretodon (foreshadow!); in my personal system, this will refer to theContinue reading “Vault tales 184 – Clades – Eucynodontia”