Ultraman anybody?

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  1. Tigertrack

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    Do you guy's know the series Ultraman? I'm desperately trying to hunt down a very rare toy that came out around 2000-2001. It's a toy car of the Honda Insight hybrid car that was used in the Ultraman series. I don't know if the actual car was used, but there's a toy of it.

    The toy is silver, orange, and blue with a single blue police siren on top. There were two versions released, one in 1/64 scale by Hot Wheels which I already have, and one I think either 1/32 or 1/28 scale which is a plastic pull-back toy.

    I got one from ToyEast back in 2002 and never knew it existed. I was so excited to receive it, but was stupid in trying to customize it to fit a Kyosho Mini-Z RC chassis back in the day's. I'm desperately trying to find another one.

    It comes on a card with bubble-cover and has Shepheard or Eyes on it. Again, looking for a 1/32ish scale toy car of the 2001 Honda Insight. Toy is silver with orange and blue graphics, and has a single police siren on top.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated in finding one. I would even be happy to pay a finders fee to the one who helps me find this toy.

    Again, I do have the Hot Wheels version, so looking for it's bigger brother. And if I can find a picture of it, I'll post it.
     
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    Ultraman? F*CK YES.
    Answer to your question? Sorry, no idea. Try asking at ToyBoxDX or CollectionDX.
     
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    Don't know the car your searching for, but we should make this into a general Ultraman thread. I've seen Ultra Seven X and some of the original series, so I haven't seen much, but I've really enjoyed what I've seen. I've got the Ultra Act version of the first Ultraman preordered, really looking forward to his release next month.
     
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    I'm an Ultraman fan - however I'm only collecting the Ultras and Kaijus (monsters) so I have no idea what you're looking for. Maybe you can try yahoo japan auctions.

    Anyway, I agree withe theestampede - we should turn this into a general Ultraman thread. I will post some of my collection of of these days! :D 
     
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    i also loved ultraman, but i dont know the vehicle ur talking about, goodluck in findin it though!
     
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    Good luck with yo quest. The Ultra Series is, like many other thangs discussed here, a fleeting interest of mine. I'm into it but I'm far from a dedicated fan. I have some PVC stuff, spices up my mess of a place nicely.
     
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    The vehicle you're talking about is the Shepherd from Ultraman Cosmos, which was in 2001.

    Unfortunately the only version I can find is the CharaWheels version which you already have!

    http://www.verycoolthings.com/vct/Neo_getpage.cgi?page=itemtoy&itemID=11424

    I think you'd have to get a middleman service to pick you up one from Yahoo! Auctions Japan. I can't imagine finding it otherwise.
     
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    Yes, as you said, as I said, I've got that one already. Looking for it's bigger brother. I don't know anything about the Japanese auction sites and not sure how to go about finding one there.
     
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    Thank's, I've hunted ebay at least twice a week and nothing's come up. Only the HotWheels version shows up on ebay once in a while.
    I've often wondered how many of these were made in the first place and how rare are they? To be frankly honest, I was dumb-struck when I found the first one and I keep kicking myself in the ass for ruining it. I had assumed at that time I could always get a second one I suppose, but no luck since then.
    One problem with owning a 2001 Honda Insight and love collecting toy's. Nobody makes toy's of my car!
    Well, nobody but HotWheels and Ebbro. Ebbro has a very nice 1/43 die-cast of the Insight, but I'm still hunting for the bigger Ultraman car.
     
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    If the thanks is directed to me - no problem. The thing with Japanese toys is that they can be a real pain to find because of most of the time, the seller (if he or she is based in Japan) aren't willing to sell internationally - hence the importance of a "proxy".
     
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    Ultraman Zero the Movie
    Super Battle in Belial Galaxy Empire (12/23)
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    Belial is alive! Now he becomes Kaiser Belial and building his own empire!
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    Also Ultra Galaxy Legend Side story
    Zero vs Darkclops Zero (DVD around November and December)
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    Very nice. The first Ultraman from the Ultra Act line is due out next week and I'm really looking forward to it.
     
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    And with that momentous (and awesome) occasion on the horizon, look who gets announced!

    OHHHHHH YEAH.

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    Hell yeah! Zoidberg wont have to be a stand-in anymore! :lol 
     
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    Baltan!!! I NEED Ultraman now!
     
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    Did anyone order the Ultra ACT Ultraman from AmiAmi? If so, have you gotten a payment request yet? I really wish you could keep track of your orders through their site.
     
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    No, only because I have other June stuff that doesn't ship yet.
     
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    I've pre-ordered my Ultraman from my local import shop and being the snails that they are, I suspect I won't see my figure until mid July! Blah!
     
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    My Ultra ACT Ultraman has been shipped from amiami along with decade fury + kuuga ultimate. i am really looking forward to this figure, it comes with tons of accessories. its better value than the figuarts kamen rider.

    YouTube - Ultra Act: Ultraman part 1
     

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