Mattel #2515 Collectors Shogun Warriors Dragun (Getter Dragun)

This nearly 4" tall figure has red plastic limbs and head attached to a red and metallic-blue painted body. The articulation is very limited with the arms able to rotate from the shoulders and heads that can turn (they tend to be very tight). Chrome stickers are applied to the thigh. 

For background information on this figure, there's much more information on Getter Dragun here.


Dragun was initially released in a small box with a top-fold to hang from a peg. See Variations below.

Mattel Catalog Specifications:

 (First appearance: Mattel Toys 1978 Retailer Catalog Page 51)

"Great way to build a collection!"

3-inch Collector's Warriors
"Six Shogun(r) mini-figures. 3-inches tall! All have die-cast metal parts, arms that move, heads that turn. They're fun, colorful, supremely collectible! 4-color window boxes continue the distinctive Shogun line look. Shogun warriors in the 3-inch size...mysterious defenders of justice!"

#2518 Asst. Pak 48/Wt. 13 lbs.


Skinny and Wide Box Fronts

Skinny Box on Backer Card

Skinny and two Wide Box Variations

Skinny Box on Card Back

Non-US Releases

  • Dragun also appeared via Mattel in Europe in both the skinny and the wide boxes (so two more Mattel variants).
  • In 1983 Nacoral released Dragun as part of Robots del Dr. Infierno - you would pull the figure from a display card so it's unknown if it was ever offered boxed/packaged.
  • Speculation:
    • Bandai may have released the figure via the GoDaiKin line with extra stickers on a backer card 
    • Bandai may also have released Dragun in a skinny box with Kana in some Asian Markets, also sharing the extra stickers from the GoDaiKin release

John's Notes

This is one of the more common Collector Shogun figures - I used to see these loose pretty often at toy shows. This figure for some reason is often found with a missing "horn" or two so check it over thoroughly.

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