Monday, September 6, 2021

A Closer Look at Unreleased Ruby-Spears Mega Man Toys

Daniel "Protoman"Arseneault of the Mega Man/Rockman Toys & Merchandise Facebook group has passed along a fun bit of history. It's a Japanese magazine clipping showing off a handful of unreleased Mega Man toys from Bandai's Ruby-Spears line! 

A low-res version of this page appeared on Joey's Mega Man Corner decades ago. However, Daniel scanned it in a much higher resolution and even translated it! We get a good look and descriptions for the unreleased Stealth Mega Man, Sky Mega Man, and Dive Mega Man figures. The Deluxe Mega Man and the Land Blazer vehicles are here, too. I don't believe it was ever confirmed that the later could "transform." Neat!

Although it isn't uncommon for sample or pre-production Mega Man toys to pop up online, these particular products have yet to be found. A few  showed up at the 1995 Toy Fair and... that was that. So until they're found in a dusty warehouse or something, this clipping is all we got.

Check out the Mega Man/Rockman Toys & Merchandise Club for more rare goodies!

4 comments:

  1. I just wanted to say thanks for keeping it up after all this time. I've really enjoyed your finds like this over the years.

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  2. Sky Meggim looks kind of interesting. Stealth Mega Man feels weird and low-effort.

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  3. I got the Air Raider a few months ago from E Bay

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  4. I got the Air Raider a few months ago

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