M101-Prize on a blister card.
"Hey, but we come
with a very cool stand and our chest and hands don't fall off like those
Takara produced a cheaper
version of the M10X "barefoot" series for the arcade crane/ufo
catcher game machine as a prize. The UFO/Crane Machine are very
popular with kids in Japan. A varieties of toy prizes can be
found in these machine.
The figure is very cheap and
the only redeeming quality they have is the fact that they come with a cool
looking stands with matching color and logo. The stand have feet slots
so the figure can be "plug" into the stand.
M10X Prize Microman. Note: hands and feet
are molded on and the head are not chrome but rather painted dull silver.
The chest plate are also not chrome but rather a painted color on a clear
plastic. Also note: the cool looking stands - the nicest thing
about these Prize Microman figures.
Here is a comparison between M104 barefoot
repro. and the M104 - Prize. Note the figure is about the same height,
the Prize Microman chest plug is connected via a hole in the body. The
chest piece have a small peg, well at least they stay on better than the
regular M10X. The hands are painted rubber, with no
articulation and the feet are molded as part of the legs and then painted
white, did I mention that these guys are very cheaply made. The
only part that articulate is the painted "chrome" head which used
the same ball sockets as the regular M104 barefoot.