The ugly duckling of Masters of the Universe: In 1986, Mattel surprised everyone with a curious new sub-line of toys within the Masters of the Universe franchise: the “Meteorbs“. These unique toys not only expanded the Eternia universe, but also added new gameplay with their ability to transform between animal and egg forms. Although, the […]


Battle Beasts

The Battle Beasts (Originally = ビーストフォーマー, Bīsutofōmā) is a toy line that was released by the Japanese company TAKARA and HASBRO in 1987. These action figures gained popularity during the late 1980’s and were distinguished by their design of anthropomorphic animals with armor and the inclusion of a “rock, paper, scissors” game among the figures. […]

Bionic Six

The 1980s witnessed an explosion of creativity in the world of entertainment, and the animated series “Bionic Six” (“La familia Biónica” in Spanish) did its bit. Created by Ron Friedman and produced by TMS Entertainment, this collaboration between American and Japanese studios was released in 1987. The good guys “Bionic Six” followed the adventures of […]


In the 1980s, an era marked by toy fever and the animations that accompanied these creations, a phenomenon emerged that captured the imagination of children around the world: Dino-Riders. Produced by toymaker TYCO, this toy line and the accompanying television series offered a unique experience by transporting youngsters to a world where futuristic technology met […]

Yoroiden Samurai Troopers

Yoroiden Samurai Troopers, is an anime released in Japan at the end of the 80’s, this anime was distributed in different countries under different names: known in English as Ronin Warriors, in Latin America as Samurai Warriors and in Spain as Los cinco samuráis. The series was created by Hajime Yatate and produced by Sunrise, […]

Dragon Quest

In 1986 a role-playing video game called “Dragon Quest” was released in Japan, this video game initially developed for the NES video game console became a sales success. Created by Yuji Horii and featuring character designs by Akira Toriyama, “Dragon Quest” has evolved and left an indelible mark on Japanese and global pop culture. Since […]