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Tomy Mini-Dioramas
« on: April 6, 2004, 01:16 PM »
For those who interested in Tomy Mini Diorama Series 3.Here is the photo:





Will be released in May :)
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« Reply #1 on: April 6, 2004, 01:24 PM »
Thanks for the picture Wai.  Interesting stuff.  Surprised to see another Yoda.  Obviously a defining moment in Episode II, but right after releasing a Dagobah version in series 2 of the Tomy dioramas is surprising, to me at least.  

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« Reply #2 on: April 6, 2004, 01:27 PM »
Those are very nice pictures of these.  When are they available?
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« Reply #3 on: April 6, 2004, 01:30 PM »
The mini-dioramas are available right now for pre-order at HLJ in Japan, online only.  They do appear at retail in Japan, but not over here.  They are smaller than you would expect though, only around 2-2.5" high.  
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« Reply #4 on: April 7, 2004, 04:54 AM »
Those are very nice pictures of these.  When are they available?

May :)
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2004, 12:17 PM »



Out now here :)
Anyone who want the set,please contact me.Trading or buying is welcome :D
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Re: Tomy Mini Diorama Series 3
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2004, 01:37 PM »
Just got mine and they are quite nice.  They seem to have upgraded the quality, which is quite a statement to make.  The only drawback in my mind is that they aren't blind packed anymore :-\  That makes it easier, but no real need to buy a case anymore if this is the trend they will follow.  They even numbered the darn things.  

I'm hoping series four comes out prior to Ep III and they give it more of an OT focus again.  I could use a Sandcrawler, Jabba (with a couple of denizens maybe), Vader's Tie or an Interceptor, Star Destroyer, Ben and Vader dueling, larger snowspeeder, Pit of Carkoon set.  Lots of possibilities here.  

Wai, do you know if they intend to continue numbering?  If so, trading becomes an appealing option versus straight buying them.  
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Re: Tomy Mini Diorama Series 3
« Reply #7 on: July 1, 2004, 10:26 AM »
No any word about Series 4 yet ;)I'm happy this series are not blind.So you can pick more AT-TE Carrier to build your army ;D
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Re: Tomy Mini Diorama Series 3
« Reply #8 on: August 9, 2004, 03:36 PM »
I was very happy with this set.  Having them not blindpacked made it a lot easier to get a set.  I even scored a set for $20.  Not bad, IMO.  The Yoda looks like it might be big enough to stand in for a 3-3/4" scale Yoda.  Very cool, even if he isn't very posable.
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Re: Tomy Mini-Dioramas
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2005, 05:21 PM »
Bringing this one back from the dead!
I have been hunting these down and getting the ones I wanted lately.
I still need the 3PO/R2 one. I have a few coming from the UK and got
the Vader/Stormies set in the mail today.
I got into these during the last series (releases/repaints) and love them!
The AT-AT and Falcon are great, but the AT-TE might be the best one.
Of course I snapped a chin gun on the AT-AT with my fat fingers, so I got
another one and took a chin gun and gave the rest of it to a buddy.
A few more and I`ll have him hooked as well  ;D I owe him, he got me
addicted to Kubricks first!
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Re: Tomy Mini-Dioramas
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2005, 11:07 PM »
These are my faves and I've been into them since series 1 when a friend in Japan introduced them to me.  I've ordered the last two series and was very disappointed when the repaints came out :-\  Still waiting on ROTS versions or more OT stuff. 
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