• Disney Characters Form A Voltron – Nerdvana
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    Tmaashii Nations have posted a teaser image for an upcoming release of “Chogokin King Robo Mickey & Friends.” Apparently that’s some sort of robot made by combining transforming smaller Disney character robots. Reminds me of that Voltron robot I had as a kid and is also known as a Super…

  • D23 Expo Recap: Day 1
    D23 Expo Recap: Day 1

    Friday, August 19 was opening day of the D23 Expo (I’m working under the assumption that you are familiar with D23) and it kicked off with a bang. Or a mouse, as the case may be. It always starts with a mouse. While the expo was open to the general…

  • Disney/Pixar Toy Recall Alert
    Disney/Pixar Toy Recall Alert

    Toy importer G.A. Gertmenian and Sons is recalling a Pixar Toy Story 3 Bowling Game licensed by Disney due to violation of the lead paint standard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Gertmenian and Sons, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should…

  • Yokai at EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion
    Yokai at EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion

    One of the great things about the Japan pavilion is the little exhibit space where Americans are exposed to some of Japan’s cultural artifacts. For a long time there was an excellent Tin Toy exhibit with a fun video from John Lasseter. Sadly toward the end of that exhibit many…

  • Toy Story 3: Barbie gaff
    Toy Story 3: Barbie gaff

    The problem with naming one of your main characters after a sexual innuendo is that you have to be very careful in your marketing message. Pixar and Disney has done a really good job so far with ‘Woody’ from the Toy Story series, but the packaging on this Barbie doll…

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