CB-Mazinger Z in late 2000. CB-Mazinger Z were sold in small box
without any reference to them as being Choro Q Robo toys. The set
were probably some type of limited editions or test market versions.
There were three variations of CB-Mazingers - TV Mode, Original Mode and
In 2001, Takara
released second "Plus" versions of these same toys. This
time the toys were re-packaged in the box similar to Choro Q Robo
Tetsujin-28 that were released earlier. The toys appeared to be
the same with some minor color changes. The most noticeable was
the Original Mode Mazinger Z, the blue color was much darker than the
first series. Takara also added a "+" symbol and word
"Plus" to CB-Mazinger Z logo.
Original Mode (Plus
Plus version had darker
blue color and the red parts were more orange in tone than the first
Choro Q Robo CB-Mazinger
had a similar transformation as Choro Q Robo Votoms.