Graham Belmont (gbelmont@hotmail.com)
Fri, 08 Dec 2000 02:03:34 -0600


> >> >Like those 1/220 0083 toys Bandai just started
> >> >releasing here in the states, those are really nifty (and tough as
>hell
> >>to
> >> >break, too).
> >> >
> >> >-G
> >>
> >>Are you sure they are't Unifive/Yutaka figures?
> >>
> >>Eddie
> >>
> >
> >Nope, they're bona fide Bandai, they have the tell-tale red logo in the
> >upper right hand corner. I know there were some 0079 fixed pose "toys"
>that
> >came out a while ago, you have to go to a specialty store or order them
>from
> >Japan to get them (there were maybe 6 or 7 of them, each came in a small
>box
> >w/ a handle). I'm not *terribly* sure, but I don't think Bandai released
> >those. Maybe that's what you're thinking of?
> >
> >-G
>
>Nope, those were made by Banpresto, a division of Bandai. The ones I was
>talking about look like this:
>
>http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=516245481
>
>These were originally released by Yutaka, whose logo is also white letters
>on red. After it went belly up, Unifive took over most of their products.
>
>Eddie

Nah, the ones I saw were in Japanese, and didn't have all that fancy
lettering on them. I don't even remember them having the 20th anniversary
logo on them, like this one.
-G
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