Presenting another new toy entry at TVTA.
Zoids are fictional mechanical lifeforms formed around a techno-organic ‘core’ which serves as its heart and mind. The Core is considered to be ‘alive’, making the Zoid a living creature – often some kind of animal, dinosaur or fantastic beast. The Zoids franchise includes multiple model lines since 1982, five anime series, multiple video game series, and additional supporting material. Text adapted with thanks from Zoids Wiki
Below are the scans from a tiny French Tomy catalogue I picked up showing the 1983 model range.
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Catalogue image from Super Jouet, France, 1985.