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Postby Shiyonasan » 4 years ago

I'm afraid I don't understand the Google Translation of the Japanese from the site in the link below well enough to know exactly what these are, but from I do understand, you would send in the "badges" in the first image into some place in order to get the three "coupons" in the second image, which were printed on Meiji chocolate bar wrappers. The ad in the second image is from 1965, according to this tweet: https://twitter.com/ahfisn39/status/710462974088101889

http://morozumid.blog.fc2.com/?cat=21

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Postby Secretsivekept » 4 years ago

Oh speaking of bizarre Astro stuff, I did find this lil poster :eek: I was visiting the Loop in St. Louis and came across this advertisement for Sushi. I completely freaked out when i realized it was Astro Boy XD
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Postby Rejoyce » 4 years ago

Art print from Ebay:
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Good art, but kind of weird. Is that Sapphire on his arm or am I imagining things? I'm wondering how Astro would even get tattoos. He could probably just get somebody to draw on him with a Sharpie.

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Postby Tetsuwan Penguin » 4 years ago

I googled "Astro Boy Tattoo" once, and it turned up a lot of pictures of people wearing his inked image on their skin, including a couple of kids! (I hope THOSE were just drawn on!) I also found some fan art images of Astro wearing tattoos, including this one. Interesting idea, that!
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Postby Dragonrider1227 » 4 years ago

"Secretsivekept" wrote:Oh speaking of bizarre Astro stuff, I did find this lil poster :eek: I was visiting the Loop in St. Louis and came across this advertisement for Sushi. I completely freaked out when i realized it was Astro Boy XD

that is so odd but kinda cool XD

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Postby Little Brown Fox » 4 years ago

Please don't tell me that they ruined an actual Astro Funko Pop in order to make this. That would be sacrilege!
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Postby Dragonrider1227 » 4 years ago

I know, right? I thought it was funny but those things are rare enough as it is.

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Postby YJ_Doodle » 4 years ago

I used to be rather squeamish about the butt charging thing; now I'm getting used to it XD

But I do appreciate the chest panel having the charging port, though. It's interesting how our view of things change over years!
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Postby Tetsuwan Penguin » 4 years ago

OK this isn't exactly rare or bizarre, but it is interesting.
Saw this on ebay, must be a currently released product, a book released for Atom 65th anniversary.
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Japanese-Guide-Book-Astro-Boy-65th-Anniversary-/322062593521?hash=item4afc6d2df1:g:h84AAOSwEK9XAe9z

Gosh, he's only about a year older than I am!
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