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1978 Mattel Shogun Warriors Catalog
In 1978, Mattel was into their second year of one of their bigger hits of the 1970s, The Shogun Warrios line was almost entirely made up of Japanese TV Characters from the Popy Jumbo Machinder line but they didn't need TV exposure to sell well in North America because they were incredibly fun toys in their own right!
I'm sure the rest of this well made catalog will be a trip for many as it includes such Mattel staples as Barbie, Hot Wheels and Major Matt Mason.
Godzilla joined the team this year, you can't get a better addition to a team of Giant robots than the king of all monsters, well played Mattel.
A generation of 70s kids would likely discover the animated adventures of their childhood pals with the dawn of VHS.
These five inch diecast were not only better for the space concious child but also they had kick ass accessories.
3" Poseidon was the only Shogun I had as a kid sadly, it wasn't for lack of trying.
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