Toy Robot Encyclopedia (Letters M N O)

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Machine Robot

Brand:S.H. Horikawa
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Magic Mike

Brand:New Bright
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Magic Space Dog

Brand:Yoshiya
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Schylling Martian Invader Toy Robot

Martian Invader

Brand:Schylling
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mechanical Android Kokaida by Billiken Shokai

Mechanical Android Kikaida

Brand:Billiken Shokai
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mechanical Commander Robot

Brand:Yonezawa
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Mechanical Mighty Robot

Brand:Yoneya (SY Toys)
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Mechanical Mighty Robot (aka Raccoon Robot) Mitsuhashi replica

Mechanical Mighty Robot (Raccoon Robot)

Brand:Mitsuhashi, Robot Island
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Notes:The image shown is a faithful replica of the original. The nickname ‘Raccoon robot’ was given due to the distinctive mask around the eyes. Descriptive nicknaming like this is common with older toys, especially during a time when the original box was undocumented.
Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mechanical Mighty Robot

Brand:Yonezawa
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Mechanical Missile Robot

Brand:Tokyo Plaything Shokai (TPS)
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Mechanical Robot

Brand:Linemar, Yonezawa
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Mechanical Robot Easel Back Robot Replica Wind Up Metal Toy

Mechanical Robot (Easel Back Robot)

Brand:Unknown
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Notes:A replica based on the series of toys by Yonezawa called simply ‘Mechanical Robot’. These toy robots were commonly called ‘Easel Back’ robots due to the metal support bar that kept them upright.
Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mechanical Robot (Copy of R35 Robot)

Mechanical Robot (R-35 Copy)

Brand:Unknown
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mechanical Roby Robot by Ha Ha Toy (Robby with R-35 head)

Mechanical Roby Robot

Brand:Ha Ha Toy
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Notes:A wind up toy with the body of Robby the Robot an the head of R-35.
Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mechanical Space Man

Brand:Yoneya (SY Toys)
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Mechanical Sparking Robot

Brand:Noguchi
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Mechanical Sparky Robot

Brand:Yoneya (SY Toys)
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Mechanical Walking Robot

Brand:TPS
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Mechanical Walking Robot (with spinning antenna copy reproduction) wind up tin toy

Mechanical Walking Robot (with spinning antenna – copy)

Brand:Unknown
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Notes:A copy of the 1967 Mechanical Walking Robot (with sparks and antenna) by Yoneya (SY Toys). Some originals were also branded Noguchi.
Image:by Radio Saigón | CC BY | Source

Mechanical Walking Robot 7

Brand:Yoneya (SY Toys)
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Mechanical Walking Space Man

Brand:Yoneya (SY Toys)
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Mechanic Robot

Brand:Yonezawa
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Class:
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Mechanized Robot

Brand:Other Names: Robby

Nomura

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Osaka Tin Toy Institute - Mechanized Robot Robby the Robot tin toy

Mechanized Robot (Robby the Robot)

Brand:Osaka Tin Toy Institute
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mech Mini Walking Robot

Brand:Tokyo Plaything Shokai (TPS)
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Meter Robot by Metal House Japan

Meter Robot

Brand:Metal House
Year:
Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Metalmania Mighty Robot

Mighty Robot

Brand:Metalmania
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Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mighty Robot

Brand:Yoshiya
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Mighty Robot

Brand:Other Names: Athlete Robot

Yonezawa

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Mike Robot

Brand:Tomy
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Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot Robotics Kit

Mindstorms NXT

Brand:Lego
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Image:by LEGO | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Machine Man Robot by Masudaya - Gang of Five

Mini Machine Man Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Non-Stop Lavender Robot by Masudaya - Gang of Five

Mini Non-Stop (Lavender) Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Radicon Robot by Masudaya - Gang of Five

Mini Radicon Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mini Robo Tank

Brand:Nomura
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Mini Shooting Giant Robot by Rocket USA  (infamous sixth member of Gang of Five)

Mini Shooting Giant Robot (Sixth member of Gang of Five)

Brand:Rocket USA
Year:
Class:
Notes:This miniature wind-up toy is a reproduction of the mysterious, yet potential, sixth member of Gang of Five. Some think the Shooting Giant Robot to be an early prototype of the Target Robot. A design that never went into production.
Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Sonic Robot by Masudaya - Gang of Five

Mini Sonic Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
Year:
Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Target Robot by Masudaya - Gang of Five

Mini Target Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
Year:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mio the Robot - Metal detecting toy by Clementino in association with the British Science Museum

Mio the Robot

Brands:Clementino, The Science Museum
WowWee Robotics Mip Self-Balancing Robot Toy

Mip

Brands:WowWee Robotics

Missile Robot

Brand:Alps
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Missile Robot

Brand:S.H. Horikawa
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Missile Robot

Brand:S.H. Horikawa

Notes: Later version

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Monster Robot

Brand:Hwa Shen
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Monster Robot III by Metal House Japan

Monster Robot III

Brand:Metal House
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Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Moon Explorer

Brand:Alps
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Mr Atomic Robot - Cragstan Yonezawa Osaka Tin Toy Institute

Mr. Atomic

Brand:Yonezawa, Cragstan, Osaka Tin Toy Institute
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
Mini Mr Atomic Robot - Reproduction Wind Up Toy

Mr. Atomic (Mini Wind Up)

Brand:Unknown
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Mr. Mrs. Bumpbot

Brand:Unknown (Hong Kong)
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Mr. D.J.

Brand:Tomy
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Mr. Flash

Brand:Cragstan
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Mr. Galaxy

Brand:Junior Toys
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Mr. Hustler

Brand:S.H. Horikawa
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Mr. Machine

Brand:Ideal
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Mr. Mercury

Brand:Junior Toys
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Mr. Mercury

Brand:Yonezawa, Marx, Linemar
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Tomy Mr. Money Coin Money Bank Toy Robot

Mr. Money

Brand:Tomy

Mr. Patrol

Brand:S.H. Horikawa
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Mr. Planet

Brand:Yonezawa
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Mr. Robot

Brand: Yonezawa
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Ha Ha Toy Mr Robot Tin Toy - The Mechanical Brain

Mr. Robot – The Mechanical Brain

Brand:Alps, Ha Ha Toy

Mr. Robot

Brand:Yonezawa, Cragstan
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Mr. Smash

Brand:Marx Toys
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Mr. Signal

Brand:Tokyo Plaything Shokai (TPS)
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Mr. Zerox

Brand:S.H. Horikawa
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Mr. Zerox

Brand:S.H. Horikawa

Notes: Later version

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Class:
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Musical Drummer Robot

Brand:Nomura
Year:
Class:
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Musical Drummer Robot - Tin Toy China

Musical Drummer Robot

Brand:Ha Ha Toy

Musical Robot

Brand:HC
Year:
Class:
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Mystery Moon Man

Brand:Yoshiya
Year:
Class:
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Nao Robot by Softbank Robotics

Nao

Brand:SoftBank Robotics (previously Aldebaran Robotics)
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Class:
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Image:Public | Source
New Gear Robot by Metal House Japan

New Gear Robot

Brand:Metal House
Year:
Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
New Piston Robot by Metal House Japan

New Piston Robot

Brand:Metal House
Year:
Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source
New TV Robot (Television Robot) by Metal House Japan

New TV Robot

Brand:Metal House
Year:
Class:
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Image:by D J Shin | CC BY-SA | Source

Non-Stop (Lavender) Robot (Gang of Five)

Brand:Masudaya
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Class:
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Omnibot

Brand:Tomy
Year:
Class:
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Omnibot mk2

Brand:Tomy
Year:
Class:
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Tomy Omnibot 2000 Robot 1980s

Omnibot 2000

Brand:Tomy
Year:
Class:
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Image:by Rama | CC BY-SA | Source
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