Toygraph Racers

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  1. Mr Fox

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    Did anyone ever end up compiling a list of all the racers?

    Mr Humphrey’s mentions a photo above but the link is dead.
     
  2. Mr. Humphreys

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    Alas, unfortunately a lot of those photos have been ghosted, because the image hosting site is no more :(

    Here are the SB links:
    http://skullbrain.org/bb/index.php?threads/vroom-vroom.46009/
    http://skullbrain.org/bb/index.php?threads/toygraph-racers.47228/

    Your best bet is Club Tokyo
    http://www.clubtokyo.org/listings/subCatListingRpt.php?catID=1&subCatID=117

    Here are some of them being sorted out... There are some more floating around in various bins that still need to be unpacked :)
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    UPDATED 12/19/19

    I think I found the auction photos of the other ones. Haven't had a chance to unpack them yet, but here they are....

    The Red-spray Moguera at the top of the group below, is brother to the Blue-spray version in the "sorting photo" above (middle row, middle car)
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    Close up of the two GID Mogueras below, show a rust-highlighted vs. blue-highlighted. A nice surprise when I adopted them! The Pink Moguera at the top row below, is a bit of a mystery, as it has a White #10 car (Club Tokyo shows a Blue #10 Car)

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    I'm missing the Orange Booska with #7 Red Car (Series 3), and the Pink Garamon with the White car.

    I have two of the #99 Pink Car Gameras. One has a brownish metallic highlight spray on the noggin (not shown in the above sorting photo), the second has no highlight noggin spray. I don't have the purple noggin spray variant, so there may be three versions?

    Hopefully, I'll have a better photo of them all, once they motor their way onto a shelf :razz:
     
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  3. Mr Fox

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    Brilliant - thank you very much! :thumbsup:

    That is very helpful.
     
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    Beautiful collection, Grace!
     
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  5. Mr. Humphreys

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    Thank you Paul! :D
     
  6. Mr. Humphreys

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    @Mr Fox , I updated my "sorting photo" above with a few more racers I adopted last year and this year. Hope it helps. Happy Hunting! :D
    p.s. I really love the ones with a "real" steering wheel, as well as a painted steering wheel.
     
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    Those are all really cool and fun to look at! Glad I stopped by to see what all the talk was about. I think the pink, red and orange cars are my favorite! :)
     
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    I managed to get the Tokyo & Hawaiian Hedorah years ago off ebay before I knew what they were. I'm glad I've held onto them and can now appreciate them more.
     
  9. Mr Fox

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    Thank you - those are some great recent adoptions! The Gezora is one of my favourites but there really isn't a dud in that group!

    In the sorting group, is the blood splattered car (top right corner) a spin off or still part of the Toygraph line? I know @spacemonkey66 has a Sunguts (iirc) Kappa Girl in a car, which I believe stemmed from them using the same car mold; therefore, I wondered if this was a similar project or part of the original Toygraph line?
     
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    There are a couple of versions of the blood splatter racers. I know there's at least a clear version. I also believe it is/was part of the TG line. Grace?
     
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    I'm liking 'em, but for the sake of my sanity will stick to collecting pictures of Toygraph Racers than ACTUAL Toygraph Racers.
     
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    I can picture both bloody and clear Zegaran racers in my head.
    It may actually be a single figure - clear & bloody?
     
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    Have seen both opaque and clear bloody Zegoran racers
     
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    Definitely two different bloody Zegoran racers. Solid color vinyl and clear. Both come with extra body parts to turn the racer into a standing fig.
     
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    Sorry for the delayed reply. @Mr Fox and @666doll I believe those blood spattered Zegorans are by Toygraph, but @chimply.kaiju and @scobot are a lot more knowledgeable than me :oops:. Please correct me if I'm wrong, Anthony and Scott :).

    There are two Zegorans that I know of. You can see the bluish greenie one that I have (if you squint! :razz:) -- top, far most right racer. There is a clear blood-spattered version, but I didn't collect it, as it's a bit gruesome for me.


    Photo is borrowed from Flickr, by
    Fiends Ain't Family Joe, if you object to having this photo posted, please let me know, and I'll take it down. :oops:
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    Toygraph started a new line name Tensho Series. This series was to test original creations for Toygraph as they mainly did licensed items when Shuuji started the company. The standing Zegaron was the debut of this Tensho series followed by the Zegaron racer both released in 2007. Starting with the Zegaron baby in the metal can release in 2008 it became part of the Death Climax series.

    The spelling of the character's name varies. In Japanese, I have seen it spelled as Zerogan or Zegaron. On the metal can it is spelled in English as Zegaron.
     
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    Thank you oh Sage one! :)
    @chimply.kaiju can you please describe the customs that came towards the end? I misplaced the message explaining the Matango with the white car :oops:
     
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    @Mr. Humphreys The customs came near the end and after Toygraph closed its doors. Yamada-san who was a sculptor for Toygraph was selling a lot of Toygraph products. Many of them were unpainted products and some custom painted products. Even some of the clay Toygraph prototype sculpts that he did were up for auction.
     
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    It isn't to my taste either but I do like the orange car version and @chimply.kaiju history of the piece makes it all the more interesting.
     
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    Thank you Anthony! I'm sure we all appreciate the extra expert knowledge! Now it's archived here officially for reference, although we really ought to have a Toygraph Racer Database, with pics of all the custom variants we stumble across. These little monster snackies on wheels are irresistible .
     
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    Managed to pick up Mu just before Christmas and with the encouragement (read: bad-for-the-bank-account influence) of @Mr. Humphreys and @spacemonkey66 I am aiming to find more tiny road using Kaiju in 2020...

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    Booska and whatisface are the only one I can fully wrap my head around - what, pray, are the other steering with?
     
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    Their knees!
     
  24. Mr Fox

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    Steering wheels? Steering wheels? We don't need no steering wheels...

     
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    Yeah, it's not knees I'm picturing...
     
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