You need to check out the new Tomica 4D line. Bring your 5-year-old self with you.

Tomica this week unveiled its new 4D line, due in October.  The models look like basic Tomica, with one major difference.  I'll let this rad video demonstrate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47m85tqdCBY Push down on the car, it "starts".  Via a speaker in the model, the engine revs and the car vibrates.  It then idles, and when pushed again … Continue reading You need to check out the new Tomica 4D line. Bring your 5-year-old self with you.

Did the Ferrari license move from Maisto to Tomica? Dare I dream of a TLV Ferrari?

My guess is most of you know about this at this point, but Tomica dropped one of the bombshells of the year this week: If you haven't heard, Takara Tomy announced that the Tomica line will extend to Ferrari models.  And to start the La Ferrari will debut in the basic range, and a stunning … Continue reading Did the Ferrari license move from Maisto to Tomica? Dare I dream of a TLV Ferrari?

The charming world of Tomica Toy Cars is finally coming to Lamley

Ok, it is finally time.  I get asked A LOT why I don't feature Tomica basic cars.  With my love for Tomica Limited Vintage, and based on the fact that I feature Hot Wheels, Matchbox, and even Majorette, it doesn't make much sense that Tomica gets ignored. Frankly, the only reason I haven't is because … Continue reading The charming world of Tomica Toy Cars is finally coming to Lamley

Tomica Premium 90’s Legends: Nissan 300ZX & Acura NSX, by Jay Kho

Let's welcome back the Resident Tomica Expert, Jay Kho, for another look at some recent Tomica Premium releases:Some of 90’s legends by Tomica Premium Many moons ago, I remember discussing with a friend that one of the greatest eras in automotive history was the early 90’s.  If you weren't Rolling with a 5.0 with the … Continue reading Tomica Premium 90’s Legends: Nissan 300ZX & Acura NSX, by Jay Kho

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 be … Continue reading Check out the Singapore Motorshow 2017 Tomica Exclusives by Toyspree

The latest Tomica Premium is a who’s who of last century gems…

The RTE is back! Our Resident Tomica Expert, Jay Kho, has the latest batch from Tomica Premium in hand, and as he does every time a new batch is released, he has an in-depth look.  I don't collect Tomica Premium, but it is getting harder and harder to ignore them, especially that tremendous 3000GT.  Jay, … Continue reading The latest Tomica Premium is a who’s who of last century gems…

The Resident Tomica Expert: Tomica Premium on the move…

Jay Kho, Lamley's RTE (Resident Tomica Expert) is back with another look at some new Tomica, all of which came recently from Japan Booster.Thanks Jay.Is it me, or is the Tomica Premium line looking better and better?  I must admit that I was somewhat partial when it came to the old mid-range line of Tomica, but … Continue reading The Resident Tomica Expert: Tomica Premium on the move…

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 RacerIf you are into cars, I’m sure you have heard about the Skylines.  And if you’re into toy cars, especially these days, of course … Continue reading The Nissan Skyline Gran Turismo Racers from Tomica, by Jay Kho…