Microman Magne Power Series
1 - Winter 1998
The debut series for the new Microman line. The
initial wave consisted of basic figures and deluxe magnemo toys.
2 - Spring 1999
Second series added more magnemo toys and
introduced the Titans.
3 - Summer 1999
line greatly expanded to include Microman base, new Microman figures and
two large size Robotman toys.
Magne series line-up
also included several exclusives and limited edition figures and toys.
Microman LED Powers Series
4 - Winter 1999
Takara introduced a scaled second series with new
figures and new gimmicks.
5 - Summer 2000
Second LED series consisted of repaint figures and
more reused mold from the Transformers.
6 - Fall 2000
The last of the new Microman series again
consisted mostly of repaint and repaint toy from the Transformers
continued with more exclusives and limited edition toys for the LED
Takara released several
exclusives and limited edition toys for the Magne Power series. Premiums
and exclusives had become important part of most toys line. Company used
exclusives to increase excitement for the line and to help created buzz
with artificial rarity of certain items. Takara was one of the
more notorious companies when it came to the issue of releasing limited
edition and promotional items. There were three basic sub-categories for
the Magne Power premiums as compiled in the Official Magne Power
Microman Guide Book. The first was promotional gifts premiums, these
were gifts given out at toys show and special events. Second was
prize premiums. These were special editions gave out as either
arcade machine prize, or lucky draw contest prize. The third was
simply a limited edition that sold as either store exclusives or as
is Super Human 8 cm tall. He came to Earth, chasing the Acroyer.
Now save the Earth from the Acroyer! Use a table as base."
from Magne Power Package