You – I mean kids – are going to love the new Tomica 4D line, with real engine sounds.

Now that the frenzy of the Damaged Box Sale is over, let's talk about what else is at Japan Booster that is worth snagging.  I mean, the whole store is on sale, and free shipping on all orders $50?  Start looking folks! Always start with Tomica Limited Vintage, but look at Kyosho, Tomica Premium, and …

The Japan Booster Tomica Limited Vintage Damaged Box Holiday Sale starts Friday at 5pm PST, and it is better than ever.

It has become a Lamley tradition.  I know because a ton of you have asked me about it: "Is Japan Booster doing the TLV Damaged Box Sale this year?" First off, yes they are.  Second, if you haven't heard of this sale, you really want to pay attention.  Let's start with putting the links right …

The Tomica Limited Vintage November 2018 Release is now available at Japan Booster

Call this the calm before the storm. The November Release from Tomica Limited Vintage is here, and has some gems for the true TLV collector.  Why?  Because there are no Skylines, RX-7's or Supras for the fanboys, but rather a beautifully redone Prince Gloria and a pair of Toyota Crown Hardtops.  You've got to be …

Tomica Limited Vintage is giving new collectors another chance at their hardest-to-acquire releases. Don’t miss on the Hino 5-car Transporter.

Keep checking off the list.  First it was the Tomicarama, then the Nissan Atlas Hauler, and now the Hino 5-car Transporter.  Tomica Limited Vintage is throwing collectors a bone, and you'd be smart to take advantage. Prices on many of the most sought-after TLV have skyrocketed, and the Hino 5-car Transporter is one of them. …

The red Mazda RX-7 and the rest of the Tomica Limited Vintage October Release is now available at Japan Booster

The next RX-7 from TLV is here.  The October release from Tomica Limited Vintage is out and available to purchase at Japan Booster: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is the third RX-7 release of five planned, and each is a must have.  And the same can be said for the lesser known Toyota …

The Masters of Scale, Part 1: Tomica Limited Vintage ɛ̃fini RX-7 TYPE R

If I could, I would show you a pic of my desk, but right now I can't.  But know it is full of Hot Wheels Convention and Car Culture models and upcoming 2019 Matchbox.  And everything that is sitting here is definitely exciting.  Both brands are on a roll, and collecting them has been a …

Is it true Tomica Limited Vintage is taking on Ferrari? You bet it is.

I reserve the questionable language for truly significant events. So... Holy shit Tomica Limited Vintage is doing Ferrari! As reported by Dengeki Hobby Web, Tomica Limited Vintage has a display at the All Japan Model Hobby Show, and there they are unveiling early prototypes of several upcoming Ferraris. From an F40 with opening parts to …

Tomica Limited Vintage continues its bid to take every penny from our pockets with the announcement of the January 2019 Release

Tomica Limited Vintage loves the 1-2 Punch: Release an amazing batch of models one day, getting us nerds into a frenzy, and then cold-cock us from the other side with the announcement of a future release.  Then we all recover.  Or try to. My September release is on its way from Japan Booster, full of …

The new RX-7, the first Tomicarama in ages, a 787B, and two Skylines make up a legendary Tomica Limited Vintage release, and they are available now.

No long-winded blabbering in this post.  Just get to Japan Booster ASAP: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster If you don't know I am providing this link so quickly, just now what I am linking to is selling fast.  The Tomica Limited Vintage September Release is here, and available now at Japan Booster.  That means …

There has been a TON of Nissan GT-R released in 1/64. None of them can top Ignition Model’s offering.

Is there such a thing as overkill in the 1/64 world?  Probably. Some might argue the JDM craze we have seen hit almost every brand is overkill.  Not even close.  Maybe some ELEMENTS of the JDM craze, but in general Japanese cars are just filling the gaps that have always been there. Earlier this century, …

Tomica Limited Vintage turns 15 next year. The celebration begins in November.

Don't put your party hats away just yet.  Hot Wheels turned 50 this year, while Matchbox entered its golden years at 65. But don't forget this young buck.  Tomica Limited Vintage turns 15.  Hooray!  If we can get this pouty teen off their Snapchat for a minute, we will surely celebrate. And TLV already has …

The Tomica Limited Vintage June Release is now available at Japan Booster

Heads up time!  Tomica Limited Vintage has release the June 2018 assortment, and the models are now available at the Japan Booster ebay store: Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster This is a great batch, but then again what TLV release isn't?  Honda heads will love the S600 and S800, and Skyline nerds will gobble …

The time is now: New Tomicarama, Sept/Oct Tomica Limited Vintage (RX-7) Release is now available for preorder at Japan Booster

Don't read what I am writing.  Just follow the link to japanbooster.com and go order your Tomicarama. Pre-orders at Japan Booster Or read this is you aren't sure.  Tomica Limited Vintage is releasing its first Tomicarma in years, a used car lot diorama that I use as a backdrop for my YouTube videos.  I get …

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 16, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V Where to get it: Japan Booster lists them often. Another surprising choice from TLV a couple of years ago, and a model that I love to show collectors who are new to the brand.  TLV does surprise.  Being used …

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo ’83 Nissan Skyline 2000RS Turbo (R30)

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 15th, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Nissan Skyline 2000RS Turbo Where to get it: Japan Booster lists them often. Yes, I am doing my second TLV Skyline in as many days.  Oh well.  But my point of showing these models is to help those of you who don't collect TLV understand …

Lamley Daily (TLV Week Edition): Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Skyline R33 Autech GT-R

#lamleydaily #tlvweek - May 14, 2018 Model: Tomica Limited Vintage Neo Nissan Skyline GT-R Autech Where to get it: TLV at Japan Booster ebay store or preorder the new colors at japanbooster.com. It is TLV Week.  I will dedicate an entire week's worth of Lamley Daily posts to Tomica Limited Vintage, plus some additional posts …

TLV Week here at Lamley begins with the May release available at Japan Booster

Tomica Limited Vintage Week begins today, and it starts with the brand new May Release. I will be featuring some of my favorite TLV castings this week, and I have some videos planned as well.  It will end next weekend with features on the May release, which is on its way from Japan Booster now. …

Saturday Showcase: The Alfa Romeo Junior/GTA Coupes in 1/64, plus the strange history of the Matchbox Giulia Sprint GTA

Going Alfa Romeo today.  The 105/115 Series Coupes are as pretty as any car ever, and there are some fantastic replicas in 1/64.  So for today's Saturday Showcase, I am looking at mine, from Hot Wheels to Kyosho to Tomica Limited Vintage to Matchbox. And speaking of Matchbox, the Giulia Sprint has a crazy, and …

Tomica Limited Vintage unveils its next collectors gateway drug, the Mazda FD3S RX-7. (Maybe its time for a TLV Week.)

Tomica Limited Vintage this week dropped the news that became the talk of the 1/64 world: They were applying their obsession for realism, detail, and scale to the FD3S RX-7, and the results are stunning. The two above will hit in September, with a third, in red, hitting in October.  And they will undoubtedly be …