Robot Subterranea

Bootleg robots, toys that are purposely copied in order to be competitive, own a very precarious but fascinating bit of economic and design history. Come in and check out the (mostly) illegal manifestations of 3rd worlds struggling to become 1st, which in many cases, they do quite handily.
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an action figure made out of legos sitting on top of a white table next to a wall
Orbots Combiner
a shelf filled with lots of toy figurines on top of it's shelves
Korean Collection
a silver robot is standing on a black surface
RoboKress Silver
Comics
Karza Jumbo
the power rangers action figure is in its package
Power Rangers SPD Bootleg
an action figure in the packaging for power rangers
Power Rangers SPD Bootleg
Ultraman - Gattai! China China
Ultraman - Gattai! China
an action figure is shown in the package for playmobils, which includes a black cat with red boots
Astro Boy, Korea
a group of toy robots standing next to each other
Optimus Prime Bootleg Party
Optimus Prime Bootleg Insanity
a toy that is sitting on a table next to some gold objects and a clock
Wanted! This bad boy. Close to 20" tall. Made in China.
the three toy figures are all different colors
Image result for fruity robo
an image of a robot with wings on it
Unbelievable Illustrations By Pale Horse - DesignM.ag
Chris Parks artwork (Pale Horse)
a robot that is standing in the air
Korea 1980's vintage mazinger platera toy #korea #vintagetoy #Olympicland #mazinger #1stversion #platera #bootleg #popy #shogunwarriors #figure #고전완구 #마징가 #빈티지완구 #피규어 #gonagai #1stVer
two toy figurines are standing next to each other
1970's korea vintage toys Astro Ganga #korea #vintagetoy #Astroganga #popy #bullmark #고전완구 #아스트로강가 #짱가 #빈티지완구 #짱가로보트 #아세아제일공업사 #bootleg #figure #피규어 #고전프라