Vault tales 80 Kaiyodo Dinotales Elasmosaurus

Who makes it? Kaiyodo Dinotales, part of the 7th series. The Elasmosaurus is number 117A–the brown colour one. I think 117B is purple, but I only got one! When did it come out? I feel like it was around 2008 but I can’t exactly remember. Still available? As with all Dinotales, these were limited inContinue reading “Vault tales 80 Kaiyodo Dinotales Elasmosaurus”

Vault tales 42 Kaiyodo Dinotales Series 2 Smilodon Skull

Who makes it? Kaiyodo Dinotales, Series 2. Number 48 (the series were numbered continuously–this skull would have been the 24th in the second series) When did it come out? Pretty close to 2000 Still available? Nope. These sets were available as blind box prizes with (terrible) candy for less than a year at a time.Continue reading “Vault tales 42 Kaiyodo Dinotales Series 2 Smilodon Skull”

Vault tales #29 Kaiyodo Dinotales Liopleurodon v2

Who makes it? Kaiyodo, as part of the Dinotales line. Series 1 (but see below) item number 011.2 When did it come out? Bit of history here…The first series of Dinotales came out in 2001. A set of 24 blind bag figures that needed to be put together (for the most part) using as modernContinue reading “Vault tales #29 Kaiyodo Dinotales Liopleurodon v2”

Vault Tales 10 Kaiyodo Dinotales Plateosaurus

Who makes it? Kaiyodo as part of their Dinotales line, Series 5 to be exact, the A version (more brown). The item number is 90A (the Dinotales stayed pretty consistent with their numbering over several series) When did it come out? About 2006 Still available? Only in auctions and other lot sales. These were limitedContinue reading “Vault Tales 10 Kaiyodo Dinotales Plateosaurus”

FigureFocus 318 Kaiyodo Capsule Q Green Triceratops

It’s time to look at another Kaiyodo CapsuleQ dinosaur figure, and like the last time, it is the ‘chase’ or special figure. This particular model is from the Ceratopsia series, I believe released the year after the Tyrannosaur series. Like that series, it included the ‘star’ dinosaur (Triceratops), the associated skull and skeleton, a singleContinue reading “FigureFocus 318 Kaiyodo Capsule Q Green Triceratops”