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Replica Microman Series 

Electric Dragon 80000V Movie Exclusive - M14X "The Thunderbolt Buddha" (7/24/2001)


Microman M14X Type

M14X Spy Magician


Reissued Microman M14X (12/1999)

M141 Henry
M142 Hudson
M143 Holms

M144 Howard




M:I:S 01 (5/00)
Mission in Stealth Spy Magician M14X - WCC Exclusive


M140 Hawk (3/01)
Spy Leaders Set with M130 Duke - Takara e-Hobby Exclusive


Metallic Mode M140 (4/28/01)
Metallic M140 Hawk - Japan Robot Laboratory Exclusive


SAS 02 (5/27/01)
Sever-space Attack Service M14X - WCC Exclusive


M14X "The Thunderbolt Buddha" (7/24/01)
Electric Dragon 80000V Set with M12X "Dragon Eye" - Movie Exclusive


M13X Spy Magician


Reissued Microman M13X (11/2000)

M131 Dick
M132 Dan
M133 Danny

M134 David




Clear Mode M13X (10/6/00)
Toys R Us Exclusive
Clear Mode M131
Clear Mode M132
Clear Mode M133

Clear Mode M134


SAS 01 (11/26/00)
Server-space Attack Service M13X - WCC Exclusive


M130 Duke (3/01)
Spy Leaders Set with M140 Hawk - Takara e-Hobby Exclusive


Metallic Mode M130 (4/28/01)
Metallic M130 Duke - Japan Robot Laboratory Exclusive


Silver M13X (5/1/02)
Robotman Reinforced Tactic Set with White Acroyear A30X - Nagoya Robot Station 2002 Exclusive


Electric Dragon 80000V

The set came in a package similar to the other "two-packs" exclusive Takara had been using. The box was in black and white with the movie logos along the bottom.

Takara released Microman Electric Dragon 80000V set to commemorate the release of the movie Electric Dragon 80000V. The set consisted of Microman M12X as "Dragon Eye" and M14X as ED80000V "The Thunderbolt Buddha". Microman Asano body was done in teal color with the lower part of the body done entirely in black. The shoes however was in bright red which made him a very interesting looking Microman figure. Asano came with metallic green guitar that can be mount to his back via a 5mm connector. "The Thunderbolt Buddha" was a light blue body Spy Magician M14X figure with black lower half also. He came with gray plastic Spy Magician wand (not chromed) and had metallic copper head instead of the usual Microman chromed head. (The copper head was probably to represent the "Buddha" metal mask he wore in the movie - see below for the complete story). Each figure also came with smoke clear New Microman style case with "Electric Dragon 80000V" logo.

"The Thunderbolt Buddha" Microman


(See also - Replica Microman M12X "Dragon Eye")

There was little information regarding the Microman connection to the movie, aside from the fact that they represented the two lead characters from the movie played by Tadanobu Asano and Masatoshi Nagase. (I will just assume either someone at Takara really like this movie or someone involved with the movie like Microman toys). ED80000V was a Japanese live action manga-style movie by the director Sogo Ishii.  The plot synopsis was pretty simple, the story of ED80000V was about two freaks-of-nature.  The first character, played by Asano, was a boy who got overdose on electric shock treatment and became "Dragon Eye" a guitar toting vigilante with 80000 volts of electricity in his body. The second character, play by Nagase, was about a boy who was struck by lighting while he was climbing electric post and became "The Thunderbolt Buddha" a human with so much electricity running through him that half of his body was encase in metal. The two met and the electric charge battle ensued.  For more information please check out Snowblood Apple's review of Electric Dragon 80000V.

Snowblood Apple is an excellent site with tons of info on Asian "extreme-action" cinema.