1980s Robot Toys

By | August 1, 2018

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.


Vintage Acrobot Playtime Products Robot 1986 Battery Op Works Turns Arms Rotate
$12.99
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 17:15:09 PST


VINTAGE BANDAI GODAIKIN 1982 GARDIAN
$66.00 (10 Bids)
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 17:27:52 PST


Vintage 1984 Masudaya Japan R 35 Robot Tin Toy MIB
$49.00
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 17:38:43 PST


1984 Go Bots Sun Visor Brand New MOC Tonka Corp
$12.00
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 18:19:02 PST


1980s Radio Shack Tandy Armatron Robotic Arm Toy Works
$24.00 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 18:23:27 PST


Rare New And Sealed 1984 Voltron Defender Of The Universe Presto Magix Playset
$24.99
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 18:33:33 PST


MAD BALLS VINTAGE WINDUP SETof 4 MONSTER WKW TOYS 1986 ANTIQUE AMAZING CONDITION
$24.99
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 18:40:31 PST


Vintage 1984 Super Robocom Radio Controlled Robot w Box Remote
$39.00
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 19:04:46 PST


Chogokin Voltron 1980 Six God Combination Godmars Figure Die cast Godtron
$109.99
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 20:26:45 PST


Vintage Lot Of 2 1985 Playskool Casey the Talking Tape Player Fisher Price 1964
$30.00
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 21:11:18 PST


Daitarn Sunrise Taiwan Enterprise 1984 Space Fighter and BAtle Tank AS IS
$14.99 (1 Bid)
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 21:19:33 PST


Vintage YONEZAWA 80s Patrol Robot Japanese Toy New
$149.99
Sale Ends Monday Jan-14-2019 22:55:10 PST


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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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