Mattel #2996 Collectors Shogun Warriors Leopaldon


#2996 Leopaldon

Leopaldon is the Spiderman robot in Japan, and the toy reflects this with the spiderweb motif on his chest and legs. The metal torso is painted gold and black, while his arms are made of blue plastic and his legs are black plastic.

For background information on this figure, there's much more information on the Japanese Spider-Man series and Leopaldon here.


Leopaldon as a Collectors Shogun Warrior was only offered in the 2nd version Wide Box.

Mattel Catalog Specifications:

 (First appearance: Mattel Toys 1979 Retailer Catalog Page 52)

"Invincible Guardians in miniature! Shogun(R) stalwarts 3 inches tall. All have die-cast metal parts, arms that move." 
The line has been expanded from the original six to a full ten with the addition of:

#2994Voltus V
#2995 Dangard
#2996 Leopardon
#2997 "17"
Yet even with the expanded line the assortment has the same count/weight. They apparently just give you fewer of each to make room for the additions.
#2518 Asst. Pak 48/Wt. 13 lbs.


Leopaldan 2nd Version Wide Box
2nd Version Wide Box Back

Non-US Releases

  • Leopaldan also appeared via Mattel in Europe in the wide box.
  • Bandai released the figure via the GoDaiKin line with extra stickers on a backer card 
  • Bandai may have released Leopaldan in a skinny box with Kana in some Asian Markets, also sharing the extra stickers from the GoDaiKin release

John's Notes

This figure is quite rare for some reason - it may be the cross-over to Spider-Man that keeps them off the market.

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