Gallery : Tomica September 2016 releases

#70 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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#70 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (first release limited color)

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#101 Isuzu Giga Dump Truck

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#137 Isuzu Giga Base Functional Formable Truck

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Gift Set Open Car Selection

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Dream Tomica Sweets Car

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Tomica Shop Aquarium Truck

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Aeon Tuning Car Series #28 Toyota FJ Cruiser Police

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Apita Toyota 2000GT Kenya

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DM-01 High Hat Classic Mickey Mouse

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Jamboree Cruiser Toy Story Halloween 2016

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Gallery : Tomica July 2016 releases

A lot of releases in July and a new record for the fastest selling Tomica in Tokyo. The new Honda Civic was sold out in a couple of hours. Consider yourself lucky if you managed to secure the black first release limited version. The white version should be re-released soon but the black version is definitively gone and already sells at a high price on the after market.

Tomica #76 Honda Civic Type R

Tomica #76 Honda Civic Type R (first release limited color)

Tomica #99 Toyota Sienta

Aeon Tuning Car Series #27 Nissan Fairlady Z Nismo RC Edition

Apita World Flag Collection #20 Toyota 2000 GT Singapore

Toys R Us Toyota 86 Autobacs Racing

Tomica Shop Mazda Roadster

Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary (Dealer Edition)
This not for sale exclusive limited edition (7500 pcs) is given away at the Jeep dealerships through a lottery campaign only.

Tomica Premium #17 Honda S2000 Type S

Tomica Premium #18 Mitsubishi GTO Twin Turbo

Dream Tomica #170 Initial D S13 Silvia

Cars C-25 Rip Clutchgoneski (Standard)

Cars C-26 Lewis Hamilton (Standard)

Cars C-28 Matter (Tokyo Race)

Star Cars SC-02 BB-8 Scooter

Star Cars SC-05 R2-D2 Scooter

Disney Motors Good Day Carry Alice Through the Looking Glass

Tomica Shop Dream Carry Special 39

 

 

Gallery : Tomica May 2016 releases

Better late than never ! Here is the gallery of the Tomica released last month.

Tomica #89 Suzuki Carry

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Tomica #42 Hato Bus

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Tomica #42 Hato Bus (First Release Limited Version)

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Tomica Shop Toyota Town Ace Double Hamburger Car

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Warlord Collection Mitsuoka Orochi Uesugi Kenshin

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Aeon Tuning Car Series Subaru BRZ Rally

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Apita World Flag Collection Toyota 2000GT Cuba

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Toys R Us Autobacs Racing Team Aguri Transporter

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Dream Tomica #169 Thomas Car

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Thunderbirds #11 Pod Dozer

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Thunderbirds #12 Fab1 Flight Mode

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Disney Motors DM-09 Caspals Tigger

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Gallery : Tomica March 2016 releases

Quite a lot of Tomica releases this month with the Kuji #20, TDR Easter 2016, TsumTsum Wave 4 and 7eleven TsumTsum Season Set.

Tomica #62 Mazda Atenza Privately Owned Taxi

Tomica #96 Honda Stepwagon

Tomica #96 Honda Stepwagon (first release limited color)

Tomica #128 N700-S1 Shinkansen Mizuho Sakura

Dream Tomica #168 Initial D FC3S RX-7

Dream Tomica SP Initial D FD3S RX-7

Gift Set Lamborghini

Disney Motors DM-12 Chim Chim Sophia The First

Disney Motors Good Day Carry Zootopia

Aeon Tuning Car Series #25 Mazda Atenza Daytona Race Version

Apita Toyota 2000GT South Africa Flag

Toys R Us Honda CR-Z Sports & Eco Program #5

Tomica Shop Lamborghini Murcielago

Bushou Collection Vol.2 : Oda Nobunaga GT-R

 

 

Gallery : Tomica January 2016 releases

Here they are, with a new silver “2016” sticker.
#98 Honda S660

#98 Honda S660 (first release limited color)

#88 Nissan Elgrand Road Patrol Car

Tomica Shop Subaru Legacy B4 Patrol Car

TakaraTomy Mall Premium JSDF Type 90 Tank With Dozer

Apita Toyota 2000GT Japan Fujin

Apita Toyota 2000GT Japan Raijin

Aeon Toyota 2000GT SCCA Racing Version

Toys R Us Lexus IS F CCS-R

Disney Motors DM-04 DoBe Burger Shop Mickey Mouse

Aeon Disney Motors Set Lagoon Wagon Mickey Mouse Cream Deco Version (Valentine 2016)

 

Gallery : Tomica November 2015 releases

Only two new cars this month but many exclusives from the usual retailers.

Tomica #12 Toyota Alphard (first release limited color)

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Tomica #31 Toyota FJ Cruiser Patrol Car

Disney Motors DM-14 Dream Carry

Thunderbird #08 Pod1 The Mole

Tomica Star Wars #08 Millennium Falcon (The Force Awaken version)

Tomica Shop Mercedes-Benz Citaro Bus

Tomica Shop Not For Sale Lotus Exige

TakaraTomy Mall Not For Sale Lamborghini Countach LP400

Toys R Us Lexus Gazoo Racing Transporter

Aeon Tuning Car Series #23 Suzuki Hustler Roadbike Style edition

Apita World Flag Toyota 2000GT Switzerland Flag

 

 

 

Gallery : Tomica September 2015 releases

Lot of new Tomica models this month, let’s take a look at all of them.

#58 Daihatsu Wake (regular edition)

#58 Daihatsu Wake (limited edition)

#82 Mazda CX-5 Police Car

#125 Superconducting Maglev Series L0

Nissin Car Wrap Gift Set

Dream Tomica #128 Spider Formula

Dream Tomica #161 Nissin Cup Noodle

Disney Motors DM-03 GTX Buzz Lightyear

Disney Motors Poppins Vampire Minnie Mouse Halloween Edition 2015

Disney Cars C-31 Woody

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Tomica Shop Isuzu Elf Backhoe Truck

Apita Toyota 2000GT Malaysia Flag

Aeon Mazda CX-5 Safety Car

Aeon Police Transporter Set (Isuzu Elf, Toyota Aqua Patrol Car, Toyota Camry Unmarked Police Car, Toyota Vitz Patrol Car)

 

Gallery : Tomica July releases

Update : pictures of the Apita, Toys R Us and TakaraTomy Mall exclusives added.

Heavy month for Tomica collectors with plenty of releases ! We are introducing a new layout with slideshows and links to relevant videos. Hope you like it, let us know on Facebook !

 

#38 Toyota AutoBody COMS

The COMS is a compact electric vehicle used mainly for small deliveries. The bay at the back can be fitted with different types of containers (small, large, refrigerated, etc). COMS Japanese infomercial (Youtube).

The Tomica version is designed with this in mind and the container is a separate part attached to the body. The door opens, unfortunately there is no space to put anything inside. A Seven Eleven version will be available at Seven Eleven stores in Japan later this year.

 

#112 Subaru WRX STI Type S

The WRX STI Type S is the sport version of the WRX with basically more power and more grip. Definitively a fine looking machine. Subaru WRX STI video (Youtube).

The Tomica standard version features the classic WR Blue Pearl color while the first release limited edition is painted Crystal Black Silica. Just like the recent Subaru Levorg, the bonnet opens.

 

Dream Tomica #148 Galax-Z

This modified version of the Tommykaira ZZ appeared in the anime Gatchaman Crowds Insight. An actual promotional car has been built and is on display at various anime events. Anime Japan 2015 clip (Youtube).

The ZZ looks much better with that paint scheme than with the plain red or yellow from the regular line.

 

Dream Tomica #149 My Sweet Piano

Another Sanrio character from the MyMelody universe. Sanrio video (Youtube).

Not much to say about the Dream Tomica, you like it or you don’t.

 

Tomica Premium #07 Volkswagen Type 2

The good old Kombi never ages ! Original commercials compilation (Youtube).

Very fine replica from Tomica, this car looks really good. One of the best Premium so far.

 

Tomica Premium #08 Lexus RC F GT500

Currently 6 teams are running the Super GT500 championship in Lexus RC F but the Premium is the white Lexus Racing test car version. Toyota MotorSport RC F movie (Youtube).

The overall is good, but the wing is disappointing for a Premium model that is supposed to be more detailled and accurate than regular Tomica models. It doesn’t show on the picture but the center of the wing arms is filled with transparent plastic. Let’s hope that Tomica will do the more colorful Eneos, Tom’s, Advan or Denso versions.

 

Disney Motors DM-18 Worm’n Pooh Bear

Cute bee decoration and honey jar on the top. Classic Winnie.

 

Disney Motors Good Day Carry Toy Story 20th Anniversary

The roof of the truck looks like a box lid, well done ! Unfortunately it doesn’t open.

 

Tomica Star Wars #07 Darth Vader Tie

A nice addition to the Star Wars line with the iconic Tie piloted by Darth Vador himself. Must look awesome with an escort of Tie Fighters !

 

Tomica Star Cars wave 1

The “Star Wars Dream Tomica” line is finally available. You can check our previous gallery or the slideshow below.

 

Tomica Shop Lamborghini Veneno

After the ultra popular gold Aventador, this new exclusive Lamborghini is once again a huge success.

 

Tomica Shop Disney Motors Dream Star Classic Special 39 Mickey Mouse

Second “Special Thank You” car in the Tomica Shop Disney Motors exclusives.

 

TDR Summer Festival 2015

Check our previous gallery or take a look at this slideshow :

 

TDR Stitch Resort Line

Check our previous gallery or take a look at this slideshow :

 

Otomodachi Gold Shovel

Otomodachi Gold is a magazine for children filled with games and stickers about their favourite topics. The July 2015 issue comes with a special Tomica Shovel.

 

Aeon Tuning Cars Series #21 Mitsuoka Orochi Kabuto version.

This ‘armored’ version (Kabuto is the helmet of the samurai armor) was released in 2009 and features a carbon fiber bonnet. Only 5 Orochi Kabuto were ever produced.

The gold version of the Orochi Kabuto has already been released in the Toy’s Dream Project collection.

 

Pokemon With You Wagon 2nd edition

Seven Eleven stores in Japan are running a Pokemon campaign and some of them have a few Pokemon With You Wagon new edition.

This Hiace Tomica is based on an actual mobile playground that drives around the Tôhoku region Pokemon With You website.

 

Dealer Edition Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

This box variant of the Evo X is available in very limited quantities and for a very short time at the Mitsubishi Showroom in Tokyo. The car itself is the same as the regular edition.

This special edition was originaly not for sale and given away to Mitsubishi shareholders (hence no barcode).

 

Apita Toyota 2000GT Sweden Flag

Fourteenth release in the World Flag Collection.

The next Apita 2000GT will be the Malaysia version.

 

Toys R Us Nissan N-Force Mobile Headquarter

As usual the transporter truck will be followed by a car fom the same manufacturer. Which Nissan car do you think it will be?

 

TakaraTomy Mall Tomica Premium VW Type 2 Pickup

First exclusive in the Tomica Premium line.

The same model in green will join the regular Premium line later this year.

 

 

Gallery : Tomica May releases

Lamborghinis are some of the most popular Tomicas in Japan, and after the Veneno in February the Aventador Dubai Police released last weekend is also selling like hot cakes.

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Tomica #87-7 Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Dubai Police

This Aventador almost made us forget about the second new release for May, and the Honda Fit RS is a very good looking Tomica in both regular and limited colors.

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Tomica #66-4 Honda Fit

Right on time for the theatrical release of the animation movie Initial D Legends 2, the Skyline GT-R R32 of Takeshi Nakazato is joining the AE86 Sprinter Trueno of Takumi Fujiwara in the Dream Tomica line for epic touge battles under the amazed gaze of Elmo. This GT-R is the new casting of the R32 introduced last year with the Event Model, and is different from the older Initial D GT-R R32 Tomicas.

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Dream Tomica #141 Initial D Nissan Skyline GT-R (R32)

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Dream Tomica #142 Elmo

A few exclusives are also showing up in May. Apita’s 2000GT Jamaica Flag is coming soon and Aeon just released today the 20th car in their very nice Tuning Car Series.

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Aeon Tuning Car Series #20 Mitsubishi Mirage Rally version

Initially opened for preorder last December for a release in March, Snap-On delayed their exclusive Dijon GT-R to May. It is finally here, and looks quite good.

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Snap-On Dijon GT-R Nismo GT3

The last Tomica being released in May is the Tomica Shop exclusive Subaru Sambar Hamburger Shop.

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Tomica Shop Subaru Sambar Tomica Burger

Gallery : Tomica March releases

Many exclusive models this month, but let’s start with the regular Tomica :

The new #77 is the Hino Profia truck from Nippon Express, the famous logistics company whose trucks can be seen on the roads all over Japan.

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The new #106 on the other hand is an obscure Japanese sports car : the Tommykaira ZZ. This model has been released in two versions : yellow for the regular edition and red for the limited first release edition.

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It’s been six months already since Tomica last released a train in the Tomica Long line. After the E7 type last September, this time is the Shinkansen E3 type. The regular edition is the new livery for the Tsubasa E3 sets while the first release limited edition is the replica of the Toreiyu Tsubasa excursion train only running on weekends. Both come with a sticker sheet (not pictured).

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Now let’s see the exclusive models from various retailers. First is the already ultra popular Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in matte gold sold at the Tomica Shops.

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Toys R Us stores are enforcing the limit of one piece per customer for their Original Tomica models, with staff posted at every corner to make sure no one tries to get away with two. After Subaru, Mitsubishi and Calsonic, Honda is joining the collection. Ridiculously hard to get and sold out in a breeze despite the limit !

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Aeon keeps going with their Tuning Car Series. The Toyota Ractis Race type is the 19th model in one of the very best Tomica collections. Aeon is not as strict as Toys R Us and fixed a reasonable limit of 3 pieces per customer.

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Apita stores will release their exclusive Italian Flag version of the Toyota 2000GT next week-end, this post will be updated with pictures later.

No retailers exclusives are scheduled next month, but the new Tomica Premium line will show up very soon. Stay tuned for pictures of those highly anticipated resurrection of the Tomica Limited line !