If any has any questions on these toys, fire away!
The DMZ ( Dual Model Zwei ) are highly recommended. Have the first two and the third, Space Assault version, which comes with Fyanna, has this very day arrived in stock at Hobby Link Japan. They are quite expensive although cheaper but more "realistic" than the 1 / 12 Scopedogs released by Yamato.
The 1 / 48 Scopedogs have sold well and Takara are releasing a retooled version , AG- Next ( Burglarydog being the first model ) which features more opening compartments and finer details. The big news in this line is that the Standing Turtle is about to be released. The line has been predominantly filled with Scopedog variations bar the Diving Beetle and the Fatty and a few of the larger scale transport vehicles. Recently Takara have been doing some dioramas to go with these figures.
I really like these and although smaller than a Star Wars figure they are packed with detail. They have moving parts and an opening cockpit and tiny pilot figure.
The Max Factory line with the Standing Tortoise and Bloodsucker pictured above exhibit tremendous quality. Max Factory's trademark excellent paint and tight but non brittle joints are all there BUT the cockpits do not open. This is quite a big deal for me. It takes a lot of the charm away from the Armoured Trooper as the pilot / cockpit interior is one of the most identifying features of the mech.
Just for information, CMS Corp also releases Votoms merchandise. I believe their Votoms line is based on the Blue Knight Berserga Novel. These items are made of ABS - PVC, stands about 15cm tall (that makes them roughly about 1:25 scale? - need someone to verify), and looks really good.
Here are some pics from CMS official website: Death Messenger:
Blue Knight Berserga
Calamity Dogs (Red Vs Green version)
A Testa Rossa and a Funny Devil is also in planning.
Last Edit: Mar 6, 2007 22:13:44 GMT -5 by nikodiablo
oh pity me... got a brutishdog in my signature and do not react to this... tztzt.... but I have to admit I only own two max factory votoms. the mentioned one and a turtle. the picture was just some fooling around... anyways, thanks for starting this fred mate
Man, start being tempted to get Chirico's ultimate machine... the Rabidrydog. While I still love the good old scopedog and try not to dig into Takara's 1/18 line. This one is getting harder to resist, especially I never owned a Rabidrydog before.