Vault Tales 266 Run the Set Furuta Dinomodels Series 1

Time to look at another set of Japanese dinosaur figures, or at least the ones I have of the set. The name Furuta might sound familiar, as I have referred to them a few times before. In those instances, it was usually as a partner company with Kaiyodo, continuing the Chocoegg series. However, in theContinue reading “Vault Tales 266 Run the Set Furuta Dinomodels Series 1”

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 247 FigureFrenzy Ichthyosaurus and belemnite, Torpdedo ray, Catfish, Cusk eel, Trumpetfish

Another frenzy of figures! And all aquatic animals! Mostly fish, with one prehistoric reptile + mollusk diorama…let’s get in the water! Bandai Hungry Dinos series 1 Ichthyosaurus The first figure is probably the most spectacular–a diorama figure made by Bandai as part of their “Hungry Dinos” series. There were two series, of five dioramas. EachContinue reading “Vault Tales 247 FigureFrenzy Ichthyosaurus and belemnite, Torpdedo ray, Catfish, Cusk eel, Trumpetfish”

Vault Tales 123 ToyTrio Doedicurus, Tarsier, Daspletosaurus

Today is another Toy Trio, this time featuring a really…really…weird assortment. I suppose if we want to connect them, they all have a Japanese origin of some kind? Let’s go with that. Kaiyodo Dinotales S6 Doedicurus Our first stop is another excellent little figure from the Kaiyodo Dinotales series. This Doedicurus figure is number 102Continue reading “Vault Tales 123 ToyTrio Doedicurus, Tarsier, Daspletosaurus”

Vault tales 86 Furuta ChocoEgg Series 6 Meerkat

Who makes it? Made for the Furuta ChocoEgg series 6, I think by Takara. Number 24 in the set. When did it come out? It was released in 2002. Still available? Like many of these sets, these were available as short promotions. So no, not available (new) anymore. Where can it be found in myContinue reading “Vault tales 86 Furuta ChocoEgg Series 6 Meerkat”