SEGA UFO Game Prize
Edition of Magne Power Microman came on the same standard blister card
as the regular version but with silver sticker on the package.
Aside from these SEGA
Prize Edition repaint of Magne Power Microman, Takara also produced PVC
version of Magne Power figures for various arcade and gashapon (capsule
(See Also - Prize
PVC Magne Power Microman with Capsule
SEGA UFO Prizes Microman were
special repaint versions of the Magne Powers Microman 001-005.
They were given out as random prizes from Sega UFO Game machine (arcade
crane game type machines which are very popular in Japan).
However many of the toys dealers were able to get them from distributors
and sold them as set. SEGA UFO Prizes Microman came on the same
blister package as the regular Magne Powers Microman but with a silver
sticker on the packages to denote that they were the special prize
Chrome Magne Arthur was
probably the coolest looking one of the five SEGA Prize version and was the
one most sought after by collectors.
SEGA UFO Prize Edition came
in somewhat strange choice of colors. 001 Magne Arthur came in a
very nice metallic chrome, however 002-005 were repainted to match the
members of Microman M11X series. It was not clear why this
particular series was pick to be pattern after but they do make
interesting looking color variants. The SEGA set was the
first time Magne Power Microman came in solid color plastic instead of
the usual translucent plastics found on the standard
editions. While the chrome version of Arthur was very nice,
the rest of the set however were rather average looking.
Below: Vintage Microman