1980s Robot Toys

By | August 1, 2012

In the '80s, the American fascination with Japanese toys and robot action figures exploded when US television broadcasted several animations based on popular robotic toys from Japan. Memorable cartoons such as Robotech, Voltron, Transformers, and GoBots quickly grew in popularity. Robots that change or transformed from vehicles or spaceships became a favorite with American kids. Many of these cartoons were redubbed and imported from Japan. For example, Voltron originally adapted two different anime series, Go Lion and Dairugger, and combined them into a storyline for the Americanized version. Also, Robotech was created from Macross and two other Japanese anime shows. These animations inspired several similar programs and toys. As a result, the 1980s was decade rich with diverse robot action figures for toy collectors.

Today, you have the chance to collect these classic toy robots from the 80s era. Relive your childhood by collecting classic famous robot toys and action figures such as Transformers, Gobots, Macross, Robotech, or Voltron for sale.

80s Small Diecast Dairugger XV Parts KO Chogokin Vehicle Voltron Godaikin
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 18:05:51 PDT

80s Impulse Voltron Flash Light Parts Matchbox Golion Lionbot
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80s Popy Japan Dairugger XV Head Chogokin Vehicle Voltron Godaikin
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MASUDAYA 1983 Japan Forbidden Planet ROBBY ROBOT 45 Wind Up Walking Robot
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 18:55:35 PDT

Transformers Headmasters G1 KO Gift Pack 10 New Pieces 1987 1988 robot head 1980
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 18:57:06 PDT

Vintage 80s Robo the Robot Electric Fan by Robeson DANGER Will Robinson WORKS
$62.50 (6 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 19:04:12 PDT

bandai CAK 82 c a k 82 unused toy box worn 1980 Super Robot Chogokin
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 19:24:30 PDT

MASUDAYA Forbidden Planet ROBBY ROBOT 45 Wind Up Walking Figure 1983 Japan NEW
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 19:29:46 PDT

80s Popy Japan Dairugger XV Leg 9 Chogokin Vehicle Voltron Godaikin 2
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 19:46:59 PDT

1985 Robotix Series R 1100 TYRANNIX Motorized Set
Sale Ends Monday Jul-28-2014 20:14:34 PDT

1980s vintage Clover MOBIL SUIT GUNDAM vinyl figure set bandai popy bullmark
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Popular Toy Releases from the 80's.

1981 Bandai Godaikin Dynaman Popy Sentai
1982 DX Goggle V Popy Godaikin Chogokin Shogun Warrior
1983 Takara Generation 1 Transformers
1984 Bandai Godaikin Dynaman
1985 Matchbox Robotech Macross
1986 Walking Roboton RT 2
1987 Bandai Maskman Dx Diecast
1988 Kenner Robocop ED-2060 Figure
1989 Metal House Tin Toy Robots

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