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Micronaut name (Microman name)


Acroyear (Acroyear II)
note: Acroyear and Acroyear II's names were reversed on the US versions

Acroyear II (Acroyear)
note: Acroyear and Acroyear II's names were reversed on the US versions

no name (Acroyear Kaiser)
note: Acroyear Kaiser was never released as a Micronaut

Andromeda/Oberon/etc. (Magnemo 11 Panzeroid)
note: Companion piece to Go Nagai's Steel Geag, basis for several toys in different colors or with different heads

Antron (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara

Astrostation (Comand Base)

Aquatron (Marine Condor)
note: Contains roulette game missing from the Micronaut version, color was changed from green to orange

Battle Cruiser (Transfer Fortress)
note: originally fitted with suction darts and mostly blue in color, the US version is solid white and has oversize rubber-headed darts

Baron Karza/Force Commander/etc. (Magnemo 11 Steel Geag)
note: developed originally as the basis for the toy of Go Nagai's Geag, it spawned several spin-off figures all using the same basic body design

Biotron (Robotman)

"Cobroid"--unreleased (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara, never actually produced

Crater Cruncher (Bull Crane)

Galactic Warrior (Super Microman)

Giant Acroyear (Giant Acroyear)

no name (GyroPanther)
note: GyroPanther was never released as a Micronaut

Gyrotron (Escargot)
note: Gyrotron appears to never actually been released by Mego, despite its appearance in catalogs

Hornetroid (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara, used the gun from Beam Tripler and tail fins from a Battle Cruiser

Hydrocopter (Marine Copter)

Membros (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara

no name (Microman M11X)
note: never released in the US, but seen in some vehicle pictures in catalogs

no name (Microman M12X)
note: never released in the US, but seen in some vehicle pictures in catalogs

Micropolis (Build Project)
note: while planned for Japanese release, these sets were mostly only available in the US

Microtron (MicroRobot)

Neon Orbiter (Drag Tiger)
note: Drag Tiger's black plastic was replaced with silver die cast metal and the crossbow feature removed, and Neon Orbiter's tail assembly taken from a magnemo 8 Gordam toy

Pharoid (Command 2)
Time Chamber (Command 2 Capsule)
note: Later versions of this featured the head of M11X instead of the original one and an altered capsule, and the clear green version was not released in the US

Photon Sled (Super Jet)

no name (Racing Wolf)
note: Racing Wolf was never released as a Micronaut

Repto (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara

Space Glider (Super Microman w/Dashwing)
note: the US release of this figure used the head from M11X instead of its original head

no name (Sea Spyder)
note: Sea Spyder was never released as a Micronaut

Stratastation (Road Station)

Terraphant (Micronauts only)
note: Created by Cal R&D, the firm that acted as the intermediary between Mego and Takara, originally featured motorized treads and firing tusks

Thorium Orbiter (Jet Mirror)
note: originally white and black plastic with a built-in kaliedoscope, US version is gold die-cast metal without this bonus feature, though both versions feature "periscopes"

Ultronic Scooter (Auto Buggy)

Warp Racer (Formula Z)

Special thanks to The Mighty Kaleb Swenson, AcroRay Miller, Dave "Body Banks" Reed, the Micropola ML, and Microtalk ML!


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 Last updated 4-28-2000
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