Misc

Shogun Warrior Model Kits

Monogram released six kits in conjunction with the Shogun Warriors release in the US: Grandizer, Raider, Gaiking, Raydeen, Great Mazinga and Dragun. These kits were from existing Japanese molds (evident in the choice of plastic colors...all these kits came in at least 2 different colored plastics so painting was unneccessary). Grandizer was shown in Europe as Goldorak or Goldrake and Atlantic of Italy released 4 kits for the series.

Shogun Warrior Jigsaw Puzzles 


HG Toys Inc. of Long Beach N.Y. released several Shogun Warrior 150 piece Jigsaw Puzzles. These puzzles came in 11 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 1 1/2" boxes, probably in 1977. The puzzles are actually slightly different than what's featured on the box (most of the legs are cropped and the banner across the top of the legs is narrower). The 10" x 14" puzzles are actual photos of Jumbo Machineders shot in front of a "portrait-esque" background (smoke, etc.).

Shogun Warrior Colorforms Adventure Set

Produced by Colorforms, this playset features flat vinyl pieces of Dragun, Raydeen and Mazinga with an assortment of weapons, that can be positioned on a city background. 

Shogun Warrior Misc. (or "what the heck is this stuff?)

Various licensed or unlicensed items - basically a "catch all" page for items not specifically classified.

Ben Cooper Halloween Costume 

The Shogun Warriors Costume and Mask was produced by Ben Cooper in 1977 and licensed from Mattel. The costume is of Mazinga, with "Shogun Warrior" instead of the katakana of Mazinger above the belt line.

Ben Cooper Adult Halloween Mask

 Similar to the mask from the Ben Cooper Halloween Costume only marked as "Adult" - not sure who could actually wear this thing as it's more kid's sized.

Mattel Retailer Catalogs

The Shogun Warriors appears in at least three years of Mattel Retailer catalogs - from 1977 through 1979.

Shogun Warrior Ads from Retail Catalogs

Department store ads I've scanned from Christmas catalogs though the years.

Shogun Warrior Print and TV Ads 

Mostly newspaper ads along with both Shogun Warriors and Jumbo Machinder ads hosted on YouTube.

Shogun Warrior Links 

Links to other sites featuring the Shogun Warriors - including both homage sites and providers of reproduction parts and stickers.

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