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Welcome to ASM's Toy Fair 2009 Coverage, our TENTH YEAR of providing pictures to you! Wow, can you believe we started this in 2000 with 130 Transformers pictures? Now look at us, one of the smallest websites out there but with one of the largest galleries of Toy Fair pictures since then. Thanks for being with us for our tenth annual coverage.

There are fewer companies at Toy Fair this year, but that won't stop us from providing you with Hasbro, LEGO, Toynami, Bandai, NECA, Diamond Select Toys, Mattel and more!

To the right, you'll see our E-mail address. Use it to contact us with any questions you have. Also, if we know we'll be seeing a certain company, we'll list it with an approximate time of when we expect to have coverage up. Plus, who knows what we'll find as we walk around the show?

And, of course, this main section is our running blog. As we update galleries, you'll see the day and time of each update listed below, so you'll always know how fresh our news is. You can also follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to its RSS feed.

02/20/2009 - 10:50am - Four more galleries are up for you now. First, we have Attakus, featuring Marvel, Star Wars and more!

Next is JAKKS Pacific, featuring UFC and their Interactive line! Some cool new stuff coming, such as night vision goggles!

Third we have a press-kit gallery from Mezco Toys! Take a look at these pictures to complement our other Mezco gallery!

Finally we have a press-kit gallery from Playmates ! Take a look at Star Trek, TMNT, Yu-Gi-Oh, Gormiti and Dino King!

02/18/2009 - 1:50am - Four galleries are up for you now. First, we have Jun Planning! We weren't allowed to photograph some of their items -- Goblins of Labyrinth mini-statues; figurines and plush from the new Pixar movie Up; Pullip dolls based on Disney movies like Peter Pan and Bambi; and live-action movies like Roman Holiday. But we did get a few pictures of their other stuff, such as items from The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Next is Re-Ment! These were described as "tiny, tiny things from Japan". And, well, that's what they are. Definitely intriguing!

Third we have Shocker Toys! The first wave of Indie Spotlight is finished and was on display! Check out figures of The Maxx, The Tick, ShadowHawk, Strangers in Paradise, Scud: The Disposeable Assasin and more!

Last for tonight is our Miscellaneous Gallery! These are just things we saw at Toy Fair that were interesting, cool, neat... or strange! Check out Yummy Doug's Edible Clay, I ♥ My Planet's Planet Pixies, a line of dolls made with organic cotton fabric, Art Plush, Inc. and more!

02/17/2009 - 1:30am - Next we have Kridana. This company specializes in action figures and plush toys based on classic Indian epics. Definitely one of the more specialized toy lines we've ever seen in ten years of coverage!

Next is Momoko Doll! For the girl in your house, Momoko Doll brings 1:6 scale fashion dolls to her!

Third, we have Monsterpocalypse! In 2009, they are bringing Series 2 of their collectible minatures game: I Chomp NY!

02/17/2009 - 1:09am - Some more new galleries for you right now. First is Comic Images with soft little super-deformed plush dolls, golf club covers and backpack buddies from Star Wars and Marvel!

Next is more from Diamond Select Toys! DST once again had two booths at Toy Fair, so we hit the booth in the Javits Center today. We saw more statues, maquettes, and props from DC Comics, Star Wars, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Back to the Future among others!

Third, we have Freaky Creatures! This company displayed action figures and their own online customizing and battling game!

02/16/2009 - 9:33pm - And we've got five, count 'em, five new galleries for you now. First is Dark Horse Comics with items from Dilbert, The Spirit (classic), Sheena, Queen of the Jungle, The Simpsons, Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and more!

Next is Jailbreak Toys with Oddfellows, pocket-sized sets of historical figures, many variations of Barack Obama, and Poppin' Peepers!

Third we have toys from Square Enix with Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy, and Peanuts!

Fourth, we have toys from Toy2R, featuring Bossy Bear, Turtle, Crocadoca, Diyqee and other assorted figures!

Finally, we have Underground Toys, distributer of Doctor Who and Torchwood toys! They also have items for Star Wars and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen!

02/16/2009 - 6:17pm - Okay, folks, we've got two new press kits from Hasbro right now. Check out Hasbro's Marvel line and Hasbro's Star Wars line!

02/16/2009 - 2:21am - That's it for tonight (early this morning?)! We'll get more Hasbro press kit stuff up tomorrow (later today... you know what we mean).

Be sure to join in on the Transformers discussion at the forums of The Allspark. And check out 16bit.com's own Adam Pawlus' Flickr feed for more Toy Fair pictures!

Thanks for visiting!

02/16/2009 - 2:17am - Two more updates for you tonight. First we have McFarlane Toys. McFarlane is once again delivering figures for NFL Football, Halo and Guitar Hero. New (to me at least) are figures for Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, more professional sports, and 3-inch Guitar Hero figures (in the style of Hasbro's Galactic Heroes, for lack of a better description). Check out the Main Gallery!

Finally we have Organic. Organic is bringing toys from video games as well as Japan to you, including Astro Boy, Sky Girls, and Devil May Cry 3. They also have their Dream Machine Project line, including Blue Thunder and the Suzuki Stratosphere. Check out these and more in the Main Gallery!

02/16/2009 - 2:05am - Three more updates for you now. First is Bigatron. Bigatron is a distribution company that markets Stikfas, Koolby & Friends, Boogie Bots and other items. Check out the Main Gallery!

Next up is the gallery for NECA. NECA is another favorite of ours, and this year they're brining figures of Gears of War, Street Fighter, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Friday the 13th, Harry Potter, Coraline and more! Check out the Main Gallery!

Finally for this update, we bring you Wild Planet's Skeleflex. Like dinosaurs? Who doesn't? Like skeletons? Who doesn't? Put them together, and you've got Skeleflex! See them in the Main Gallery!

02/16/2009 - 1:47am - Another huge update for you -- Mattel! We've got Barbie, Batman and DC, Disney, Ghostbusters, Hot Wheels, The Secret Saturdays, Xtractaurs and more! Those Xtractaurs look awesome! (Note: the classic Barbie figures in the pictures were for display purposes only; they will not be sold.) Check out the Main Gallery or check below for other galleries!

02/16/2009 - 1:05am - Three more updates for you now. First is DC Direct/DC Unlimited. Your favorite (probably) DC Comics characters are available in statues, figures, busts, and other high-end collectibles. Probably the most anticipated items are those relating to the new Watchmen movie. Check out the Main Gallery!

Next up is the gallery for Diamond Select Toys. DST is going to give you toys for Star Trek (TOS, DS9, and TNG), Back to the Future, Ghostbusters, and Star Wars! And don't forget the popular Minimates! Check out the Main Gallery!

And we also have a gallery for Maisto, featuring remote-controlled cars! And some fire weapons! Man, I never had R/C cars that were that cool as a kid.... Check out the Main Gallery!

02/16/2009 - 12:35am - Three more updates for you now. First is Huckleberry's Toffee. These are collector dolls, of various designs. Looks to be targetting the slightly older girls market. Well, there is also an upcoming Barack Obama Toffee figure.... Check out the Main Gallery!

Next up is a gallery for Tonner. Tonner has been a a favorite line for many ASM readers for their high-quality figures, and 2009 will bring more of the same. Figures from Harry Potter, DC Comics, Pirates of the Carribbean, Disney and more await you! Check out the Main Gallery!

And we also have a gallery for Toynami, featuring Tamashii Nations, Emily the Strange, Futurama, Voltron and more! Note: The Voltron base will come out, but while it will retain sounds, the lights have been removed because of cost. Check out the Main Gallery!

02/16/2009 - 12:10am - Two new updates for you now. First is Mezco Toys, featuring Hellboy, Mez-Its, Gangsta Babies and Little Big Planet toys among other things! Check out the Main Gallery!

We also have a gallery for Spin Master, featuring Bakugan! We were shown new molds, Trap Bakugan shapes, new Deka Bakugan and one neat thing that we aren't allowed to report on just yet. Check out the Main Gallery!

02/15/2009 - 11:47pm - Bandai galleries are next, featuring Ben 10, Dragonball Z and Dragonball Evolution, Tamagotchi, Power Rangers and Harumika, a line of fabric-wrapping fashion sets. Check out the Main Gallery or check below for other galleries!


02/15/2009 - 11:20pm - Our next update is Basic Fun, maker of keychains of Star Wars, Transformers, Ben 10 and other properties, as well as miniature Guitar Hero guitars Mad Balls and more! Check out the gallery here!

02/15/2009 - 11:06pm - Okay, folks, we've got a big update for you -- LEGO! Check out our twelve galleries:

02/15/2009 - 10:37pm - Sorry for the delay folks; the press kit was a bit more unwieldly than we expected. But take a ganer at the Hasbro G.I Joe Press Kit and Hasbro Star Wars Presentation images!

02/14/2009 - 11:02pm - Our next Hasbro gallery is online! We had a request for more Littlest Pet Shop pictures. We took a look at what we had and were able to crop out some more images. They aren't the greatest, but we hope you like them!

02/14/2009 - 10:38pm - Our next Hasbro galleries are online! Check out Miscellaneous and Transformers Press Kit images! And make sure to keep watching our main Hasbro Gallery!

02/14/2009 - 10:13pm - Our next Hasbro galleries are online! Check out Marvel, My Little Pony, and Strawberry Shortcake! And make sure to keep watching our main Hasbro Gallery!

02/14/2009 - 9:45pm - Our first Hasbro galleries are online! Check out Transformers, Star Wars, and G.I. Joe! And make sure to keep watching our main Hasbro Gallery!

02/14/2009 - 12:38am - We expect some big things from Hasbro. It's the 25th Anniversary of Transformers, plus Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is the big summer movie of 2009. Not to mention, G.I. Joe has their own movie, so Hasbro's sure to put out a lot of Joe stuff. How much of it will be on display for us to photograph? We'll find out Saturday!

We also expect Mattel to bring us a lot of Barbie toys, as it's the 50th anniversary of the most famous doll. So, hopefully we'll get some good pictures for you!

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