Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

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Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:59 am

Shocked that Rodan never had a weekly spotlight yet. This thread is intended for any Showa Rodan figure (be it '56 or 60s version).

One of my favorite Showa Rodan figures is the Marmit MH 56 Rodan...looks fantastic next to GigaBrain's '64 and '65 Godzilla figures :mrgreen:

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:06 pm

Oh boy!!!

Marmit Parababy Rodan 56
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X-Plus Rodan 1964 (25cm)
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Y-MSF Rodan 56 with custom paint
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I'll try to get some more tonight!!
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby MekaGojira3k » Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:57 pm

Marmit Vinyl Paradise Rodan + some extras
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:41 am

klen7 wrote:Oh boy!!!


X-Plus Rodan 1964 (25cm)
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I'll try to get some more tonight!!


That X-plus 25cm Rodan 64 looks very nice. Far better and more dynamic looking than the 30cm one, which I've always felt looks rather stiff:

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby king_ghidorah » Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:29 am

The Marmit figure that kickstarted this thread is beautiful. Wow.
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:36 am

ebirahsmeg1 wrote:That X-plus 25cm Rodan 64 looks very nice. Far better and more dynamic looking than the 30cm one, which I've always felt looks rather stiff
It's the only X-Plus figure (aside from the old G'98) that i have had noticeable problems with.. it won't stand on it's own... i usually have it propped against another figure (like in my DAM photo [link] in the X-Plus thread)... but for this picture i am holding it's wing off camera. I also have the 25cm X-Plus Rodan 56 figure, and that baby has been a dream

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Plus it came with a Meganuron, which is a personal favorite of mine
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby MekaGojira3k » Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:39 pm

king_ghidorah wrote:The Marmit figure that kickstarted this thread is beautiful. Wow.

I know, I passed on that thing years ago and I'm kind of regretting. I remember the eyes looking a bit weird, but out of the bag it looks quite nice.
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:30 pm

Bandai High Grade (series 5)
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby MekaGojira3k » Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:19 pm

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:39 pm

3 little guys. 2 Marmits and a Zacca SD

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby MekaGojira3k » Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:14 pm

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Iwakura Mini Bullmark Rodan
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:40 pm

Here's one of those fragile X-Plus resin chess pieces
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby KaijuZoo » Sat Feb 21, 2015 4:25 pm

Yes, it is quite amazing that we have not honored everyone's favorite pteranodon until now!

Popy Rodan 1978
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Bandai Rodan - Toho Kaiju Series 1992, using the original Bullmark mold
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Bandai Rodan 1956 - eight inch scale - 1989
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... and a few more to come!
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby KaijuZoo » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:36 pm

Marmit Vinyl Paradise Rodan - 1996
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Marmit Parababy Rodan 1956 - blue show exclusive and green mailaway - 2001
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Marmit Parababy Rodan 1965 - 2002
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Trendmasters Rodan - six inch scale - no sound -1994
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby klen7 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:51 pm

i like that 65 Parababy
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby MekaGojira3k » Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:38 am

I like almost all of the parababies, but I ignored a lot of them to focus on Monster Heaven or Vinyl Paradise stuff, although last G-Fest I did pick up the 55 Godzilla, 55 Angilas, A Kamakiras, and a Mothra Adult.
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby The Great MM » Mon Feb 23, 2015 8:14 pm

Could have sworn I posted...

Revoltech Rodan!

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Now a group shot of all my Showa Rodans - Bandai, Revoltech, and High Grade!

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... Get out of there, Giant Condor!

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Birdon...

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Birdon, you are not a Rodan!

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There we go!
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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:32 am

An oldie but goodie...the old Bandai 8 inch 56 Rodan:

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sun Dec 06, 2015 8:43 am

Haven't had much time to take photos, but here are some pics of the X-Plus 1964 25cm Rodan figure, which arrived a few weeks ago:

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:24 am

Online review of LeslieChambers of both the Xplus 25cm and 30cm Rodan figures:

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Re: Weekly Character Spotlight #33 - Rodan (Showa)

Postby Rody » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:33 pm

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Despite being my all-time favorite monster, I have a scarcity of figures to represent Rodan. That said, these two are some of my favorites in my collection.
BTW, does anyone else have trouble getting their High Grade to stand? Mine's left wingtip gets in the way.
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