World’s Smallest Hot Wheels – Super Impulse

World's Smallest by Super Impulse

Series: Hot Wheels

Company: Super Impulse

Year: 2020+

Size: +/-2.5cm

Main distribution: America, Europe


World’s Smallest are miniature versions of iconic retro toys. Several sets have been made like action figures, games and toys. And within these sets even more series have been made. This is the Hot Wheels line.

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Dragonball Z Power Up! – Jakks Pacific

Dragonball Z Power Up! by Jakks Pacific

Series: Dragonball Z

Company: Jakks Pacific

Year: Summer 2003

Size: 16 cm

Main distribution: America


The Power Up! line of Jakks Pacific is a line of figures that are “powered up” and come with “power up action”. This includes a rock with sound from the anime, as well as the figures having a pull string and being “battle damaged”.

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Dragonball Z Action Figures – Dorda Toys

Dragonball Z Action Figures by Dorda Toys

Series: Dragonball Z

Company: Dorda Toys

Year: 1998

Size: 14 cm

Main distribution: America / Europe


Dorda Toys is a toy distributor from Los Angeles, United States of America. They do several products of official licensed characters, including Dragonball Z. Initially these released as Skateboard Figures, but they later got redistributed loose without their skateboards as Poseable Action Figures.

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Dragonball Z Flexible Super Guerriers – AB Groupe

Series: Dragon Ball Z

Company: AB Groupe (Re-released by KidzBiz and Irwin Toy)

Year: 1996, 2000

Size: +/- 9cm

Main distribution: Europe, America


These bendable figures also known as the “Flexible Super Guerriers” (Flexible Super Warriors) were made by the AB Groupe. AB Groupe (now Mediawan Thematics) is a French broadcasting group, and the distributor of the Dragon Ball merchandise for European and Canadian markets. They made the English dub for the Dragon Ball Z movies in the Netherlands (based of their French dub), with awkward changes like Piccolo being “Big Green” and the Saiyans “Space Warriors”. As terrible as that dub was, their toys were one of the first you could get in Europe. Here you’ll find the flexible figures of them. They made 8 different ones, 4 which later got re-releases under KidzBiz and Irwin Toy.

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Dragonball Z Full Color Battle – Bandai

Dragonball Z Full Color Battle by Bandai

Series: Dragon Ball Z

Company: Bandai

Year: 1993~1997

Size: 3~7cm / 2″

Main distribution: Japan, Hong Kong, Europe, America


Bandai released some of the first figures of Dragonball Z when the show started airing in Japan. This line was called “Full Color Battle” and 36 figures / sets were made. These were later re-released in Hong Kong, as well as by AB Groupe as “Super Guerriers” (Super Warriors), and then re-released again by Irwin Toy, bringing them to the West.

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