Vault Tales 252 FigureFrenzy Japanese AND Grey Wolf, Snow Leopard, Polar bear, Sea Lion

Today we’ll look at a number of carnivoran figures, a popular source of inspiration for animal figure companies. Of course, not all companies are equal, and this means the figures range widely in quality…most of these ones are at least decent…most of them. Ausini Grey wolf Yeah. Most of them. We’ll start with what isContinue reading “Vault Tales 252 FigureFrenzy Japanese AND Grey Wolf, Snow Leopard, Polar bear, Sea Lion”

Vault Tales 227 FigureFrenzy Cheetah, Iguanodon, Milkfish, Sifaka, Sturgeon

Well, today is about as random as they’re going to get. All over the place in terms of species, quality, brand, materials…Kind of like my actual collection, it can be kind of all over the place! Schleich Bayala Arelan Cheetah Our first figure is a Cheetah from Schleich, but not one of the wildlife figures.Continue reading “Vault Tales 227 FigureFrenzy Cheetah, Iguanodon, Milkfish, Sifaka, Sturgeon”

Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes

Oooh! Prehistoric mammal FigureFrenzy today! And quite the range of figures and companies while we’re at it! Let’s see! Starlux Deinotherium Our first figure is the elephant-like Deinotherium Starlux, released in 1973 with the item number FS40044. It was probably the first decent representative figure of the genus, and some of that is pretty clear.Continue reading “Vault Tales 209 FigureFrenzy Deinotherium, Neanderthal, Andrewsarchus, Chasmaporthetes”

Vault Tales 207 FigureFrenzy Hyena, Dodo, Cynognathus, African wild dog, Arsinoitherium

So here’s a random assortment of mostly mammals (and adjacent) figures. And one extinct bird, just to mix it up. Most of them are pretty good too! Schleich Spotted hyena (2015 release) Let’s start with a figure that represents one of my favorite animals (mammal edition), a Spotted hyena which, yes, I’ve covered a fewContinue reading “Vault Tales 207 FigureFrenzy Hyena, Dodo, Cynognathus, African wild dog, Arsinoitherium”

Vault Tales 197 FigureFrenzy Japanese weasel, Sidneyia, Marine iguana, Fukuiraptor

Today’s newest Figure Frenzy is a bunch of random figures again! So much fun! This time, though, we have two from Safari, and two from Kaiyodo–demonstrating some variety in on what those companies can do. Kaiyodo ChocoEgg Animatales Japanese Weasel First we have a figure from the Kaiyodo ChocoEgg Animatales series, the Japanese weasel. ItContinue reading “Vault Tales 197 FigureFrenzy Japanese weasel, Sidneyia, Marine iguana, Fukuiraptor”