Articles in the Toys Category

Tomy Takara Sanrio Diecasts – Pretty Darn Cute!
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Posted in diecast, Toys on 20 April 2020
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About $80 for the set …

Tomy Takara Toyota Town Ace Hamburger Car
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Posted in Toys on 15 April 2020
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Only at walmart, Tomy Takara diecasts … rep, I love the weird ones and who wouldn’t want to see this driving down the street? The Toyota Town Ace Hamburger Car.  

Fun 1980’s Micro Machines Online Collection
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Posted in Toys on 7 February 2020
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A fun 1980’s Micro Machines is online HERE. Back when Micro machines was part of Galoob before being bought by Hasbro and mostly disappeared. 🙁

Takara Tomy Play World – Pretty Cool (Video)
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Posted in Toys on 30 December 2019
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Too bad they don’t sell the “Radiator Springs” painted desert rock display.

Namco Palace Arcade 1980’s Mini Arcade with 20 Games
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Posted in Toys, TV on 20 August 2019
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Pretty cool – not just a scale model of an 1980’s arcade but actually working toggle and A/B buttons! And with 4 classic games + Stranger Things related games …  

PinkFong Baby Shark – Earworm Deadlier Than a Real Shark?
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Posted in Food, Toys on 19 August 2019
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This display doesn’t need any audio – when random kids walk by, they start singing  … well, you know … That’s branding! BTW, Baby Shark has not jumped the shark.  🙂 Er, for those who do not know, it is the duty of every adult who has heard BABY DHARK to make sure it is […]

Battat – Driven Pocket Toys
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Posted in Toys on 19 April 2019
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Battat has a nice series of small plastic construction toys with run playsets. You can check out the full catalog here (Pocket Toys start on around Page 76).  

Tokyo Metro Subway – Toy Train Form
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Posted in Toys on 11 April 2019
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How all our playrooms should look …

History of Toy Companies 1836 to 2014
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Posted in Toys on 5 December 2018
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Pretty fun to know … the history of toy company’s 1836 to 2014 (hasn’t been updated) but still fun to look at … Brio still around! Binney & Smith became Crayola – you might have heard of them. See it HERE at ToyArts.

Nintendo Amiibo
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Posted in Toys on 3 December 2018
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If you;re collecting Nintendo Amiibo’s, you can check out the nice display at the Nintendo NYC Store at Rockefeller Center. Or a nice online DB HERE.