Scopedog Nominated for 2004 Toy of the Year


Yamato's 1/12 Scale ATM-09-ST Scopedog Nominated for Toy of the Year

Torrance, CA, December 15th, 2004 – Yamato USA, the North American subsidiary of Yamato Co. Ltd., is exceptionally proud to announce that Yamato's 1/12 Scale ATM-09-ST Scopedog Action Figure has been nominated for 2004Toy of the Year at ToyboxDX (

Measuring over 12.5" and constructed of over 300 individual parts, the ATM-09-ST Scopedog is one of a kind, fully articulated and loaded with features -- removable armor plating, rotating lens turret, special internal spring mechanisms for simulation of arm punch and “down form”, as well as wheels in the base of the feet for simulation of the Scopedog's “roller dash” gliding action. The cockpit even opens with accommodating seating for the Chirico Cuvie action figure, sold separately. Window boxed, the ATM-09-ST Scopedog comes with its GAT-22 heavy machine gun with removable magazine, decals, and an extra set of hands.

Voting for ToyboxDX's 2004 Toy of the Year begins today, December 15. Visit ToyboxDX at to cast your vote for Yamato's ATM-09-ST Scopedog or any of the other fine nominees.

The ATM-09-ST Scopedog has already swept its way across Japan and is set to invade the States in early Spring 2005. For further information about the ATM-09-ST Scopedog and other fine Yamato products, please visit the Yamato USA website at


Yamato USA is the wholly owned subsidiary of Yamato Co., Ltd with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. For over six years, Yamato USA has proudly served the North and South American hobby/collector markets with a wide offering of miniature collectible figures, PVC and die-cast action figures, as well as poly-resin and PVC statues inspired by the hottest titles in Japanese anime, manga, and video game properties. Featured properties include Masamune Shirow's Koukaku-Kidoutai (a.k

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