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What are your favourite seven 'new for 2014' Kaiyodo animal figures?

Eurasian Harvest Mouse - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
2 (2.4%)
Little Grebe - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
2 (2.4%)
Japanese Treefrog (green or brown) - CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
0 (0%)
Lake Biwa Catfish (normal or leucistic) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
1 (1.2%)
Striped Bitterling male - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
0 (0%)
Striped Bitterling female - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
0 (0%)
Biwa Trout - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
1 (1.2%)
Giant Water Bug - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
3 (3.6%)
Predatory Water Flea - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 5 (Biwako)
4 (4.8%)
Ezo Brown Bear Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
0 (0%)
Sika Deer - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
4 (4.8%)
Ezo Red Fox - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
2 (2.4%)
Siberian Flying Squirrel - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
0 (0%)
Chipmunk - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
1 (1.2%)
Least Weasel (winter or summer) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
2 (2.4%)
Orca (mouth open) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
0 (0%)
Orca (mouth closed) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 6 (Hokkaido)
1 (1.2%)
Iriomote Cat - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
3 (3.6%)
Crested Serpent Eagle - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
1 (1.2%)
Yellow-margined Box Turtle (hatchling) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
2 (2.4%)
Japanese Tree-lizard - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
2 (2.4%)
Tiger Shark - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
3 (3.6%)
Atlas Moth - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
4 (4.8%)
Pillbug Cubaris murina (=iriomotensis) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 7 (Yaeyama)
6 (7.1%)
Rock Ptarmigan (winter or summer) Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
0 (0%)
Japanese Serow Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
1 (1.2%)
Asian Black Bear Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
0 (0%)
Japanese dormouse Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
0 (0%)
Hasegawa's Ladybug Coccinella hasegawai Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
0 (0%)
Golden Eagle - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Animatales Series 8 (mountain animals)
2 (2.4%)
Strawberry Poison Frog - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
0 (0%)
Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
1 (1.2%)
Chinese Red-headed Scolopender (two colour variants) Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
1 (1.2%)
Deathstalker - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
1 (1.2%)
Mexican Red-kneed Tarantula - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
0 (0%)
Blue-lined Octopus - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
3 (3.6%)
Eastern Coral Snake - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Toxic and Dangerous Animals
2 (2.4%)
Daphnia pulex - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Microcosmos
2 (2.4%)
Euglena gracilis - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Microcosmos
0 (0%)
Branchinella kugenumaensis - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Microcosmos
1 (1.2%)
Portunus trituberculatus (Zoea) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Microcosmos
2 (2.4%)
Loligo bleekeri (juvenile) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Microcosmos
0 (0%)
Ural Owl - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Owls
2 (2.4%)
Little Owl - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Owls
1 (1.2%)
Barn Owl - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Owls
5 (6%)
Northern White-faced Scops-owl - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Owls
1 (1.2%)
Snowy Owl - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Owls
2 (2.4%)
Papilio protenor caterpillar - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
0 (0%)
Papilio machaon caterpillar - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
0 (0%)
Cystidia truncangulata caterpillar - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
0 (0%)
Stauropus fagi caterpillar - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
2 (2.4%)
Theretra oldenlandiae caterpillar - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
0 (0%)
Dorcus hopei binodulosus larva - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Caterpillars 2
1 (1.2%)
Rooster (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Chicken (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Duck (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Horse (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Foal (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Holstein Cow (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Rabbit (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Sow with piglets (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Ram (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Dog (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Shamo Rooster (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Pig (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Goat (version A/B) - Kaiyodo CapsuleQ Museum Farm Animals 1/35
0 (0%)
Coelacanth Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
3 (3.6%)
Barreleye Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
3 (3.6%)
Gulper Eel Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
1 (1.2%)
Giant Isopod Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
2 (2.4%)
Giant Squid Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
1 (1.2%)
Scaly-foot Gastropod Chrysomallon squamiferum (two variants) Kaiyodo Deep-sea Life
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 14

Author Topic: Kaiyodo - new for 2014  (Read 15470 times)

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #40 on: October 26, 2014, 08:11:44 PM »


I think this gecko set looks amazing. Definitely one I'm going to be saving up for.
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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #41 on: October 26, 2014, 10:39:37 PM »
Awesome  :o.
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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #42 on: October 27, 2014, 10:34:47 AM »
Very nice! :) Although instead of four colour morphs of the same Eublepharis macularius sculpt I would have preferred more species in the set. The others seem to be Nephrurus levis and Uroplatus phantasticus, very interesting choices! 8)

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2014, 12:55:19 PM »
I'm waffling so much on this one...so much money already going to Brett...so many more awesome things a-coming!

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #44 on: December 25, 2014, 09:00:33 PM »
Kaiyodo's site has been updated to include the montane set (the last of 2014).

http://www.capsuleq.in/m/index.htm

Not sure what the coccinellid is. It looks to be in the genus Coccinella; the translation is 'dimon beetle' but that's not much help. I hope it is more than a geographical variant of C. septempunctata :)



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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #45 on: December 27, 2014, 11:28:45 PM »
Kaiyodo's site has been updated to include the montane set (the last of 2014).

http://www.capsuleq.in/m/index.htm

Not sure what the coccinellid is. It looks to be in the genus Coccinella; the translation is 'dimon beetle' but that's not much help. I hope it is more than a geographical variant of C. septempunctata :)

I think I have identified the ladybug, Coccinella hasegawai.

the description is here: http://eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2115/9699/1/26%281%29_p49-53.pdf

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #46 on: December 28, 2014, 12:24:13 PM »
I think I have identified the ladybug, Coccinella hasegawai.

the description is here: http://eprints.lib.hokudai.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2115/9699/1/26%281%29_p49-53.pdf
Yay, checked species description and agreed! :) It also explains why a coccinellid is part of a set of mountain animals: "Distribution: Japan (the
mountainous region of Central Honshu); South Kuriles (Uruppu & Etrofu)". Thanks for posting, Blaine. :)

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #47 on: January 05, 2015, 06:53:12 PM »
Okay, I hope this is okay for everybody? :) I added a poll for the best 2014 Kaiyodo animal toy figure to this thread. Most of them are CapsuleQ Museum and there are a whopping 72 figures altogether to choose from. Since the other polls usually allow for one vote per 10 figures I thought it's best to make seven votes possible in this poll. I know, for Kaiyodo fans it won't be easy to choose the best seven, though.

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« Reply #48 on: January 05, 2015, 07:28:09 PM »
I just voted and based on the first two voters I know who the other person it :).  Funny how: 1) Major companies shy away from arthropods, 2) Kaiyodo isn't afraid to tackle these taxa and 3) the arthropods are among the favorites among professional biologists on the forum. (you other companies here that way back there in the back row?). LOL  >:D
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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #49 on: January 05, 2015, 07:41:29 PM »
I just voted and based on the first two voters I know who the other person it :).
I have no idea who you're talking about... Lol. ;D
Funny how: 1) Major companies shy away from arthropods, 2) Kaiyodo isn't afraid to tackle these taxa and 3) the arthropods are among the favorites among professional biologists on the forum. (you other companies here that way back there in the back row?). LOL  >:D
Well, at least Safari Ltd has the Cave Dwellers Toob and those Safariology Life Cycles. But I know, there are also collectors who have hundreds of mammals & birds figures and zero arthropods. But, yes, the release of more obscure species is something quite typical for Japanese companies and invertebrates seem to be much more popular in Japan. I can't wait to see the result of this poll in the end, who knows, maybe the Kaiyodo invertebrates remain the most popular?



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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #50 on: January 07, 2015, 11:00:46 AM »
Thanks for creating the poll!

I haven't voted yet, there are so many to choose from and I haven't even seen pictures of them all yet!

I see some photos are included sporadically in this thread. Would it be possible for someone in the know to group them all into a single thread (and add any missing ones)? Then I could add them to the first post for posterity and a handy reference for voters...
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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #51 on: January 07, 2015, 12:22:22 PM »
Thanks for creating the poll!

I haven't voted yet, there are so many to choose from and I haven't even seen pictures of them all yet!

I see some photos are included sporadically in this thread. Would it be possible for someone in the know to group them all into a single thread (and add any missing ones)? Then I could add them to the first post for posterity and a handy reference for voters...
I still have image links to all figures in the Kaiyodo poll. I could add them to the first post today. :)

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #52 on: January 07, 2015, 02:32:46 PM »
Done! :) First post in this thread now contains photos of 2014 animal figure releases by Kaiyodo, I hope this makes voting more comfortable (well, there are so many good figures it may even make your choice harder now).

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Re: Kaiyodo
« Reply #53 on: January 15, 2015, 09:37:05 AM »
Done! :) First post in this thread now contains photos of 2014 animal figure releases by Kaiyodo, I hope this makes voting more comfortable (well, there are so many good figures it may even make your choice harder now).

Thanks you so much! That is a great help!