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Remember these guys? Of course, we all do. They were M.U.S.C.L.E.'s. Millions of unusual small creatures lurking everywhere. They were awesome, outrageous and totally cool! But did you know that they were spawned from a very popular Japanese toyline called Kinnikuman? Yes Kinnikuman was such a hit in Japan, that Bandai, decided to give it a go here in the States and released them via Mattel. The only problem was that they imported the toys only, and none of the storyline. So if you've ever sat back and wondered what the deal was with these little guys, well you've found the right site.


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Some 2-Piece Keshi - Part 12 Bandai

01/06/20

Information from: http://www.din.or.jp/~katsumix/premia/kin_part12.html

 

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Un-like most, there is no extra "B" "P" "Y" etc, with the copyright. 

 

#181 Ramenman VS Brocken Jr.

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#185 Ashuraman (missing a hand) vs Great Kinnikuman

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#187 The Ninja VS Brocken Jr.

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#184 Junkman (only, no Robin Mask)

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"Non-Poster" Figures

01/05/20

Using the checklist @ http://www.din.or.jp/~katsumix/

I think I have found more figures that are not on the Mattel poster. 

If I missed some, let me know~ 

 

Parts 21-30

 

There are earlier parts that also appear to have non-poster figures, but they appear to be tag-team only (so far) 

 

I translated the pages with Google. Some names might be off. 

 

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Terryman Bandai Keshi

01/04/20

I got both of these in the same lot. Took a bit time to clean up and still not pretty. 

 

 

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What is this Sunshine Keshi?

09/09/19

I just grabbed a mystery Sunshine kinkeshi at an annual gathering of Japanese robot/toy collectors. (the one in the pics with his hands in the air like he just don't care) I thought the only Sunshine sculpt that wasn't released as a M.U.S.C.L.E. was the so called Black Hole Sunshine, but I have never seen this one before.

 

I looked through all 400+ original kinkeshi and any other series I could find on an Italian site. I didn't find this guy, but I don't know how many other series there are.

 

In the pictures, the Arch, the Claw and the BHS are keshi. The #3 is a M.U.S.C.L.E. and the other one is the new gashapon series. I tried to use two different light sources or color comparison.

 

It has the Y/S N T stamped on the back like the other keshi.

 

Can anyone shed some light on where it came from? Any info is appreciated.

 

Thank you

 

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Help Muscle Men

07/22/19

I’m looking for someone to help me figure out if I’ve got any muscle men or are these fakes...

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Kinnikuman "Chojin" Picture Book

07/13/19

Hey guys, has anyone picked up this book? Looks like a complete Chojin encyclopedia that came out in May. It's Japanese, but worth it alone for the art.

 

I've just ordered the limed cover version for 3000 yen off Mandarake!!

 

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Erasers?

05/17/19

I remember when I was collecting m.u.s.c.l.e. as a kid, people would often describe them as erasers. Do the original kinkeshi actually erase?

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Small booklets inside the Kinnikuman Kinkeshi box set

01/18/19

I just got the Kinnikuman Kenkeshi Box off eBay and it came with a larger book, but it's missing the other small books/papers that i've seen shown in other pictures of the set. Has anyone scanned them, or have more info on what they are. I'd be interested in seeing what i'm missing in more detail. Thanks in advance!



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Anyone have a high res image of this group photo?

01/02/19

I'm wondering if anyone happens to have a high resolution image of the Kinnikuman group photo shown in this magazine? I was hoping to find one that is good enough quality to print.

 

Thanks for the help!

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Does this character have a name?

10/31/18

Hey guys! Just recently started watching through old Kinnikuman episodes. Wondering if this guy has a name...?

Thanks!

 

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