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[Discuss] [History]Toys

In 1986, Kenner released a line of toys not for the hit Ghostbusters movie, but for the upcoming cartoon series The Real Ghostbusters. The toy line, which lasted all the way through the series' demise, produced an expansive assortment of action figures, playsets, plushes, vehicles, and full sized role-playing weapons.

Much like its original Star Wars toys, Kenner's Real Ghostbusters line has weathered the test of time. Simple in design yet exquisitely unique, few toys lines before or since have had such diversity and such a significant impact on a base franchise.

In 1997, Trendmasters released a collection of toys and action figures for the Extreme Ghostbusters television show. Although the line failed to reach the scale, scope, and popularity of the original Real Ghostbusters line, there was still a variety of different toys produced.

In 2009, more than 10 years since anything official has been released, Art Asylum in association with DiamondSelectToys created a line of Ghostbusters MiniMates reaching as far back as the original movie and even the sequal to create little 2 inch figures with tonnes of details. These mark the 1st toys released using likenesses from the movies and not a cartoon.




This page was last edited by JayTigran on December 12, 2009, 8:52 am
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Kenner (Real Ghostbusters) - http://www.gbfans.com/toys/kenner/
Mattel - http://www.gbfans.com/toys/mattel/
Ghostbusters Minimates - http://www.gbfans.com/toys/minimates/
Trendmasters (Extreme Ghostbusters) - http://www.gbfans.com/toys/trendmasters/
Yolanda Real Ghostbusters Toy Line - http://www.gbfans.com/toys/yolanda/


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