How about another non-Ferrari Tomica Limited Vintage: Mitsubishi Galant GTO 2000 GSR

I'm having too much fun just staring at my Tomica Limited Vintage wall display trying to figure out what models to shoot for this blog. The purpose is to jump a little deeper into TLV, flying right past the Ferraris, RX-7s, and 787b's that have demanded so much attention. But I haven't gotten that deep. …

Your non-Ferrari, non-Skyline, non-Honda Tomica Limited Vintage Model of the Day: Seibu Keisatsu Nissan Gloria Police

So here is my fear with a post title like the one above. Many of you won't read this and throw our your "all these fanboys who only want to scalp the Ferraris and Civics! That is what is wrong with the hobby" comments. That is NOT what this post is about. Remember I try …

Here is what Tomica Limited Vintage teased at the 2019 Shizuoka Hobby Show in Japan

One day I will attend. Those that have attended the Shizuoka Hobby Show in Japan have all mentioned how bonkers it is. Then again, "bonkers" might describe anything toy or hobby related in Japan. I'd go to take it all in, cars or whatever. But obviously there would be a few booths I would make …

Tomica Limited Vintage announces the June 2019 Release; May now available for pre-order at Japan Booster

Lots of TLV news this week. Tomytec announced its June Release, highlighted by a new Nissan GT-R Police car and a new Nissan Gloria casting: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt01_J_lqsa/ We are still waiting to see more Ferraris, which are hopefully coming soon, but these models are all well embedded in TLV's roots. A utility truck, a modern classic, …

The latest Hino 5-car Transporter and the rest of the Tomica Limited Vintage February 2019 Release is now available at Japan Booster

Long blog post title. Maybe appropriate considering Tomica Limited Vintage has released the fourth version of one its largest models, the Hino 5-car Transporter. And that, along with the rest of the February 2019 Release is available now at Japan Booster. Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster The Transporter ain't cheap, but worth the price. …

Still trying to get a TLV Nissan Atlas Hauler? The third version is out with the January release.

Haulers have become a must for us 1/64 nerds. There is just something about seeing our favorite cars on the back of a truck. Lots of brands have put out haulers, and there are a ton of really nice releases. But nothing surpasses the Nissan Atlas Hauler by Tomica Limited Vintage. Ultra-realistic, perfect 1/64 scale, …

Try not to drool while watching this video celebrating Tomica Limited Vintage’s 15th Anniversary

Tomytec released this video on their YouTube Channel in late December, and I thought I would share. I have said, and will continue to say, that there is nothing like TLV. They are expensive, but worth it. You don't need to have a lot either, just pony up for the replicas that you really want. …

The first release of Tomica Limited Vintage Ferraris are available to order now at Japan Booster

Just get it done now.  Don't take a chance and miss out when they are released. I have already professed that the release of the Tomica Limited Vintage Ferraris is one of the biggest events of 2019 in our 1/64 world.  TLV unveiled the first three last week, due in March, and now this week …

Here are the first images of the Tomica Limited Vintage Ferraris. They do not disappoint.

I've been known to hype a model or two.  I'll take that, but let's mostly blame the models.  There has been so much good stuff from so many brands, and I just like to show it. But yeah I am guilty of dropping a little hyperbole.  So if you don't like it, I will just …

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

Another month, another great release from Tomica Limited Vintage. Tomica Limited Vintage at Japan Booster The highlight of this batch is sure the fourth and fifth releases of the Mazda RX-7.  These also introduce new rims as well.  Beyond those, two more Prince Glorias and another Isuzu Bus. If you don't have the first three …

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 …