In December of
2000 Takara formally entered into the immensely popular collectible segment
in Japan of PVC gashapon (capsule) and candy toys with the new line call
Super Collection Figures (SCF). The first SCF series revolved
around Takara Transformers Generation One property. SCF:
Transformers Generation One line was very popular with collectors and already in
its fifth series. In 2001, Takara expanded the SCF line to included
non-Transformers properties such as Henshin Cyborg and Microman.
This new SCF line was call Takara SF Worlds (taking the cue from recent toys
book "Takara SF Land").
came in small seal box with content hidden. Each series (called ACT)
consisted of twelve standard figurines and two chase (rare) figurines that
were randomly inserted into a case of twelve boxes. A case would
normally contained all twelve of the standard figurines but some rare case
would have one of the standard figure replaced with the rare chase
figure. Beside the fourteen figures, each ACT also came with two
large Bonus Figures. The Bonus Figures came in multiple parts, with each parts
included inside one of the box.
: Transformers Generation One (2000)
first series of SCF were based on Takara Transformers Generation One.
Rik Ruff has already provided excellent coverage of this line on his My
Cool Toyz web site. Click on the above logo to go to My Cool Toyz -
Transformers SCF section.
: Takara SF Worlds (2001)
the success of the SCF Transformers line, Takara started a new SCF line
based on their various non-Transformers properties. The new series
will featured figures from Henshin Cyborg, Microman, Microman manga, Baratak,
Android A, Timanic, Diaclone and Cyborg Double Nine. Click on
the logo below to go to specific ACT.