The life-size, more "realistic" models were kinda meh, but the pre-Transformers Diaclone and Microman toys, along with generational collections covering yearly character iterations, themes, and variants, in addition to some super-obscure Japan-only figures - that's where the magic was...and we finally found this lost gallery!
Long before Michael Bay, and even before Hasbro's incarnation, Transformers were Takara Tomy's Microman and Diaclone, and Nintendo's Super Mario, long a global phenomenon, was first a game for Nintendo's Japan-only Famicom console.
Bandai is going to release a new Sushi figures series called - Gyakusaisei Motomodoru Sushimodoru - (long name!!) to their Gachapon machines on January 22. It's a machine that you insert coins, turn the nob, and get a random capsule toy.
These sushi figures are transformative. Their parts can be disassembled and you can assemble them into the original ingredients of the sushi, for example a tuna sushi figure can be transformed into a whole tuna fish.