Ray Hashman (megaman@infinet.com)
Thu, 15 Jun 2000 18:01:02 -0400


> Hey Jeff:
>
> > Hey Michael,
> > I collect Microman too!
>
> Microman used to be the coolest toys ever in the way you can combine kits
and
> vehicles parts to make completely new things. I had the good guy robot, a
> black tank like thing, the huge white plane that seats 4 (wings are guns
that
> shoot the mini-plungers), and the blue white space station thingy with the
UFO
> flying saucer on top and the blue plane thing on the bottom. Most of them
are
> thrown away in my move to the U.S. unfortunately, and now I only have
parts of
> each of these kits left in my meager collection. I still have most of my
> Transformers though. It was funny, the only reason I got into
Transformers was
> because they share Microman toys like the Megatron and the boom box thing
(Sound
> Wave?). The Cassete tapes that transfore into vehicles were cool.
>
> The thing I didn't like about Microman is that the thumbs are so easily
torn
> apart and the limbs (elbows and knees in particular) break too easily.
>
> The original Microman mangas (not the insipid Marvel Micronaut comics...)
also
> were great, I've been trying to get them but couldn't find any
used/reprints of
> these classics.
>

Now there's a series I don't hear about much. I've only managed to get one
ep of the anime. I saw some figures (15-17) at the sci-fi con last month,
but passed on them. The booth attendant was surprised I could identify the
series from the packaging.

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