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Originator Name Action Figures


Action figures already known by the child - the child even has a few favorites among adults but from some of you already know the history of these action figures? perhaps only a few know, here if you want to know the history and where action figures are from:

"Action figure" a term first coined by Hasbro in 1964, to market their GI Joe figure to boys who would not play with dolls. G.I. Joe was initially a military-themed 11.5-inch figure proposed by marketing and toy idea-man Stan Weston. It displays changing clothes with various uniforms according to different purposes. In a move that would create global popularity for this type of toy, Hasbro also licensed the product to companies in other markets.

This license has a different combination of uniforms and accessories are usually identical to those produced for the U.S. market by Hasbro, along with some sets that are unique to the local market.

The Japanese had at least two instances in which Hasbro licensee also issued sublicenses for related products. For example, Palitoy (UK) issued a sublicense to Tsukuda, a company in Japan, to manufacture and sell Action figures Palitoy famous in the Japanese market. Takara also issued a sublicense to Medicom for the manufacture of action figures.

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