Posts » takara barbie

Oct
19
2010

Wanted: Have you seen this doll?

Hi there! Decided to make a sticky post about this. I am always in pursuit of this doll, Takara Sweetpop Barbie, circa 1983. Let me know if you see this doll and I will make overtures to buy it. I recently talked about this doll over in this post. Sadly, I had an opportunity to…  Continued »

Aug
27
2010

The Barbie I’ve Wanted Since Age 7

Sweetpop Barbie

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the reason I became interested in Japanese cartoons and comics was because I was first interested in Japanese Barbie. In the early eighties, Barbie was not so well-received over in Japan. Nobody was keen on the toothy smile and big boobs of Superstar Barbie. Takara acquired the…  Continued »

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