Tomica

The legendary AE86 continue to drift in the Initial D Dream Tomica series with a new MR2

Find Dream Tomica Initial D on eBay. Dream Tomica Initial D (頭文字D) has come a long way since their first debut back in 2013. I am a big fan of Initial D and been following the manga in my teenage years since 1995 by Shuichi Shingeno. I’m also a game nerd in those days spending […]

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Lamley Daily: Tomica Sigma MC74 Mazda

Model: Tomica Sigma MC74 Mazda Release: Tomica main line Where to get it: eBay Why I am featuring it: My parents have been welcome but accidental enablers to my hobby ever since I was in a pushchair and this car is sort of proof of that. One day when I was about 8 or 9 […]

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Lamley Daily Double Feature: Lotus by Tomica

I thought these models would go great together, so this is a special double feature Daily! Model: Tomica Lotus 78 Ford, casting no. F36, 1978, and Tomica Lotus Esprit, casting no. F24, 1979 Line: I believe both were available in the United States via the carded Pocket Car line. Japan got them boxed like many […]

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Tomica Kickstart 2020 with the Stellar BMW Z4

2020 is an exciting year for Tomica. It’s their 50th Anniversary and this month Tomica kickstart 2020 with the pair of Red Box BMW Z4 and a riot police bus. For the first batch release the outer box comes with a NEW! for 2020 gold foil decal labelled with 50th Anniversary. It’s interesting to note […]

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Tomica 2019 Highlights and 50 Years into 2020

Hi my name is Chen Yilong from Singapore a.k.a @hotkustoms on IG. I’m very delighted to be part of the Lamley Writers Team and I will share the latest Tomica and Tomica Premium series here on a weekly basis. I’m a bit of collect everything guy but when come to Tomica I’m all in. 2020 […]

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Check out the Singapore Motorshow 2017 Tomica Exclusives by Toyspree

Jay Kho, the RTE (Resident Tomica Expert) is back, this time with a look at a special set of Tomica models customized by Toyspree for the Singapore Motorshow.  The folks at the show were nice enough to send out a set for us to look at, and since these are Tomicas, they went directly to the RTE. You can find them here, and […]

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The Nissan Skyline Gran Turismo Racers from Tomica, by Jay Kho…

Lamley’s resident Tomica expert – and Skyline owner – Jay Kho is back with a look at what, for many of you, might be a must-have.  That 4-door though… (Thanks Jay.) Gran Turismo Racer If you are into cars, I’m sure you have heard about the Skylines.  And if you’re into toy cars, especially these […]

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Are you collecting Tomica Premium? Jay Kho is…

One of the brands we are going to start covering on Lamley is Tomica Premium.  Thankfully Tomica changed the name from Tomica Limited to Tomica Premium to not confuse the line with Tomica Limited Vintage.  The line is more like Tomica than TLV, and has a lot more variety in the types of castings used.  I […]

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Model of the Day: Tomica Limited Vintage Subaru 360 Custom…

“Custom” means “Wagon”. Probably a good thing to know when looking at this model.  Subaru used the term “Custom” in the 60’s for it’s “Wagon” version of the 360, and that is probably helpful to us Americans.  Use the term “Wagon” here and we picture something else entirely.  The little 360 could practically ride in […]

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