Bandai Wildforce Jumbo Megazord

Bandai Wildforce Jumbo Megazord Box Front
Bandai reenters the jumbo machinder market in 2001 with a new, 24 inch tall pair of Power Ranger figures as part of the new Wildforce Sentai series. This was after a rather failed attempt at a previous JM as part of the Space series in 1997, the Astro Megazord, which was more of a robot-to-spaceship transformer - also quite the fragile toy and a bit shorter than traditional JMs. With the Wildforce pair (the other released was the Jumbo Isis Megazord) Bandai goes back to its roots in Popy-like JMs - unfortunately the toy has little articulation - it would have been nice to get a shooting fist or maybe the heads from the animal-influenced vehicles that make up the robo? I don't watch the show so I'm not sure if that would make sense (probably not).

Bandai Wildforce Jumbo Megazord Box Back
It was hard for me to get very excited about these - frankly I thought they were pretty cheesy. However when they started appearing on shelves I gave in - at $26.77 (Walmart) they were about the cheapest jumbos you could find, at least boxed.

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