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The secret story of the Funko Pop! Voltes V

How do you combine two of the things that drive Filipino collectors absolutely crazy? By combining the collectible of the moment with a cultural property that’s been ingrained in Filipino pop consciousness since 1978. We are talking, of course, about the Big Boys Toy Store Exclusive Funko Pop! Voltes V figure, available—seriously—in the Philippines! In …

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‘Super Random’ Episode V: How ‘Voltes V’ became No. 1 in PH before it was banned

Even though it is a Japanese creation, Voltes V is a Pinoy pop culture treasure, the national super robot, so to speak. As you’ll find out in the newest episode of the “Super Random” podcast, Voltes V’s connection to the Philippines is a fascinating tale of Japanese animation company Toei Col. LTD., Filipino licensing company …

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Voltes V, brick game, Tamiya: Top 10 toys Pinoy kids went crazy for

Pinoy kids do love their toys—and parents love buying their kids toys. Through the years, there have been many, many toy trends in the Philippines. The truth is that Filipinos have a much more eclectic—and arguably, better—access to toys because of its unique geographical and commercial location. It is east meets west, and as such, …

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