#3006 / Mini Action / Combattler V

I almost forgot I've had this photoshoot up and ready for a couple of months now. But in any case, The CATALOGUE has finally delved into combining super robots, dominating the genre in the 70s. Starting things off is Mini Action Combattler V, the first in the "Romance Robot Trilogy", and first in a line … Continue reading #3006 / Mini Action / Combattler V

Figuring out the Transformation: Mini Action God Sigma

Fresh from its official reveal during Wonder Festival 2021 Winter Web (that's a mouthful of Ws), Action Toys via its newly created official Twitter account (@ActionToys_HK) has released new images of Mini Action God Sigma and its individual components Kuuraioh, Kaimeioh, Rikushin'oh, and Big-Wing. God Sigma transforms and combines in almost the same manner as … Continue reading Figuring out the Transformation: Mini Action God Sigma

One Shots / “The Robot Romance Trilogy”

Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.

They’re Back! Mini Action GOD SIGMA

Action Toys made a hit in 2020 with the Mini Action series of fully transformable and combining figures at the desktop or portable scale. I've already laid out my thoughts, and approval of this line in a previous post so I was really looking forward to the next release. When they announced a Mini Deformed … Continue reading They’re Back! Mini Action GOD SIGMA

Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series

My Mini Action Series Daltanious just arrived last week while my Mini Action Series Daimos is still at HobbyLink Japan's warehouse due to the current shipping restrictions. Regardless, seeing these figures really made me think of how I really like the concept of smaller, desktop sized fully transformable super robots. For those who know me … Continue reading Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series