Grendizer


Popy Grendizer


Another Go Nagai creation, the Popy Grendizer exemplifies what it means to be a giant robot, a jumbo machinder and an awesome toy. Grendizer has a shooting right fist (with an integrated shooter, rather than one of those press-on accessories) and his fists can hold the shoulder sickles (called harkens) either one in each fist or extending from either end for one double-ended weapon. This was long before Darth Maul did something similar with the light saber! Grendizer has missile banks on each leg and shoulder and note the size and roundness of the feet. The really amazing feature, however, was the tilting head - that's so the figure could fit into the Spazer (Jumbo-sized Solar Saucer!).



OK, so my example is pretty ratty - the cuffs are melted, and I guess will remain like this until I can get some replacements. He's also a bit scuffed, but hey how could you have this guy and NOT play with him?


Popy Grendizer Side

Popy Grendizer Back

Popy Grendizer Side

Popy Grendizer Head Detail

Popy Grendizer Head Detail

Popy Grendizer Neck Pivot

Popy Grendizer Torso

Popy Grendizer Waist Detail

Popy Grendizer Cuff Detail

Popy Grendizer Shooter Detail

Popy Grendizer Firing Fist

Popy Grendizer Knees Detail

Popy Grendizer Foot Detail

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