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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

EBAY LINK Starzinger-SpaceKeteers Helmet-  The animated antics of “Force Five” didn’t hit the Toronto market until I was way too old to enjoy it but I really remember watching it on Channel 47. Spaceketeers was the one show that wasn’t somehow connected to the Shogun Warriors, I haven’t thought of it in a long while […]

Toy-Ventures 6: Star Blazers toys by Nomura

This week’s installment of Toy-Ventures is all about the amazing action figure line based on the Television series we knew as “Star Blazers”.  I get into my personal love of this series and why this is the toyline I wish I could have had as a kid.   Visit us online at www.plaidstallions.com   Twitter: @plaidstallions New […]

Star Blazers action figure gallery

Star Blazers was a huge phenomenon in my neighbourhood when it hit the airwaves in 1979, my friends and I would gather every day at the one house whose ariel got the channel just to see if the Argo did indeed save earth. That’s why these action figures produced by Nomura in Japan blew my […]

Space Shark

Man, I loves me some copyright infringing knock offs and Space Shark here is a triple play! The front featuring Mark from “Battle of the Planets” getting an assist by the Argo from “Star Blazers” neither which tie into the shark motif very well but rest assured…. Space Jaws is on the side panel! What […]

Podstallions 19: Japanese toys

Episode 19 sees Jason and Brian explain their deep affection for toys from the land of the rising sun. Even though we both grew up in North America, our childhoods were made happier by the imports that did manage to hop across the Pacific leaving us with a thirst for more. Japanese Toys tries to […]