Invincible Guardians of World Freedom

Invincible Guardians of World Freedom

Back in 1978 Marvel Comics and Mattel joined forces to release “Shogun Warriors”. It seemed like a perfect match to sell toys and comics. I liked the concept of the giant robots being piloted by three young people back when I was eight, so it really spoke to me. As far as consistently good plots, [...]

My Shogun Warrior: Neo God Pharaoh from 1997 to 2020

My Shogun Warrior: Neo God Pharaoh from 1997 to 2020

In 1997 I wanted to create my own Shogun Warrior on my Windows 95 PC, I only had MS Paint at the time and my dream. Considering the limitations, I was satisfied with my results. I even made a follow-up image then walked away from my concept. All of the changed today. Don't ask me [...]

Old Dreams of Godaikin Revisited

Old Dreams of Godaikin Revisited

In 1984, was 14 and almost as big a nerd as I am today. Those were heady days indeed. Comics were coming into the mainstream zeitgeist, video games were about to really explode after a lull, and music just kept on improving. The beautiful thing about progress is that if you choose to stay behind, [...]

Shogun Warriors: Raydeen

Shogun Warriors: Raydeen

   This last week I received one of my childhood toys in the mail. It was the 24" tall Mattel Shogun Warriors Raydeen. The proper spelling, from the animated show, is Raideen and that is how I'll be referring to the figure. I couldn't believe the condition that it was in. There are more than [...]