Robot Toy news and photo reviews on Japanese toys and action figures

Highlander, the one, robots and the 1 percent

on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Highlander, the one, robots and the 1 percent

Akin to Highlander, there seems to only "Be One". Trends to notice in 2018-- "One" super collector per continent.  "One" super sought-after toy in a collection each time I review what people have (or that they want out of my smaller collection).  "One" sought after piece to put the cherry on top of a collection. "One" really amazing toy per auction for sale... One want list item.

Jeff Sung Toy Interview- (Collection selling Sept 16th and 17th, 2017)

on Saturday, July 01, 2017.

Diecast Robot and Vehicle Wonder

Jeff Sung Toy Interview (collection selling September 16th and 17th, 2017)

-For those of you that don't know, there will be an absolutely incredible Japanese diecast collection being sold this September, 2017.  Jeff Sung has been a long-time collector and is letting the toys go.  Below is an interview tracing his collecting background and giving some perspective to the mass of toys being sold at in the near future.


Robot Toys for Sale at Morphy Auctions Sept 23rd, 2016 Sale

on Thursday, September 01, 2016.

Please put your wife and wallet on notice that the Great Robot Roundup of 2016 will be happening at Morphy's Auction house September 23rd and 24th, 2016.  This year's luscious lineup will include Mekanda Robo DX in both a diecast and jumbo form as well as an extensive jumbo machinder and AFA Transformers lineup.

We may just see a new record set for the stellar AFA 90 Lancia "MarlboroJack" Diaclone.  It is arguably in the best condition in the entire world and came from.................


Robot Japan Art and Social Event, January 25th 2016!

on Sunday, January 24, 2016.

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 Come to the Robot-Japan art event Saturday, January 30th, 2016.

 12 Noon - 6PM

620 1st Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL

There will be Special guests, buy/sell/trade tables, guest artists, appraisals, and various toy and anime dealers present!  Guests include Travis Landry of Toy Hunter fame and Robby Musso, renown Transformers comic artist.

Megahouse Variable Action Hi-Spec Rahxephon Megahouse Variable Action Hi-Spec Rahxephon

on Friday, May 29, 2015.

Be sure to check out the new robot Megahouse Variable action Hi-Spec Rahxephon review by Gold!


Collector's Corner #18

on Saturday, February 22, 2014.

Spotlight On... Coldiron (Josh Coldiron)

After a long break, the Collector's Corner is back!  The eighteenth Collector's Corner features Coldiron, a longtime RJ member.  Read on to learn more about this super collector!

feature- gokin

Completion of a Collection Line - Popy Jumbo Machinders

on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.

Interview with RJ Forum Member mikedeco

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Mike (mikedeco on the RJ forum, MD below) is a long-time board member, and is an inspiration to many on the boards.  He is exclusively a Jumbo Machinder collector, and in particular, he has focused on Popy Machinders.  He has always been a great source of information on the forum.  He recently posted that he had acquired the very last Popy Machinder in the line, and that now his collection was complete with the full line of these toys from this manufacturer.  He graciously agreed to an interview to discuss his collection, journey, thoughts on the achievement, and interest in other side projects.  



Fewture Models Mazinger Z 1901 Fewture Models Mazinger Z 1901

on Thursday, October 03, 2013.


This is my review for a Fewture Models Mazinger Z 1901 that I picked up at PalmCon 2013. This review is for Florida Geek Scene and Robot Japan. Please excuse my mix up between the characters Alpha, Minerva X, and Aphrodite A. I meant to mention Minerva X and Aphrodite A but for whatever reason kept saying Alpha whenever I thought of them. Eh..


Danguard Ace, Gunbuster, and Rahxephon, OH MY! Danguard Ace, Gunbuster, and Rahxephon, OH MY!

on Thursday, September 05, 2013.

Three new Gold reviews are up, including the long-awaited Dangard Ace SOC, Gunbuster SRC (including the Effort and Guts Weapons Set), and the Megahouse Rahxephon! 

Clover Daitarn 3 Comparison - Push vs. Deluxe Clover Daitarn 3 Comparison - Push vs. Deluxe

Written by Myles on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

A comparison of the transforming diecast toys.

Here is an in-depth review of the two diecast transforming Daitarn 3 toys made by Clover.  While the deluxe version is known quite well by most collectors, the little guy may surprise you!  Read on...

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