Some people [[SugarWiki/AndTheFandomRejoiced really enjoy]] children's {{toys}}...
* AndTheFandomRejoiced/{{Transformers}}
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* Any time the Four Horsemen (no, not [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse those]] Four Horsemen) are tasked with designing a new or revived line of action figures. Sculpts from both the recent ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse'' and [[DCComics DC Universe Classics]] lines were their handiwork.
* Seems to happen any time a non-knockoff company announces a production of an otherwise rare twisty puzzle.
* This has happened a few times in ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}''
** 2006: Subverted. Voya Nui - "New island, ho hum. Wait, ''[[EnsembleDarkhorse Jaller, Hahli, Kongu, Matoro, Nuparu, AND Hewkii]]'' as '''''TOA?!?!''' [[{{Squee}} WANT!!]]''"... Holy crap, they're completely unrecognizable and have terrible masks.
** 2007: Mahri Nui - "They're going underwater? Meh - Wait, the canister sets AREN'T clones? And the bad guys look even more {{badass}} than the Piraka? AND [[BigBad MAKUTA]] IS BACK?! WANT!"
** 2008: Karda Nui - Subverted. The Toa Nuva returning? '''YES!!!'''... Holy crap, those are ''awful''.
*** DoubleSubversion: the vehicles brought back the giant, complicated ''BIONICLE'' sets with functions.
** 2009: Bara Magna - "''What?'' A new planet? Oh, this is gonna su - Mata Nui? ''AS A SET? YES!''"
*** ''The Legend Reborn'' - "Meh, this looks kinda - Michael Dorn? ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Worf]] is playing Mata Nui? {{Squee}}!!!''"
** 2010: ''BIONICLE Stars'' - Subverted. A commemorative line with Tahu, Takanuva the Rahkshi and a Piraka? The classic Hau mask re-released? '''YES!!!'''... Then, once images of the sets surfaced, the rejoicing fandom quickly turned into a BrokenBase, with one camp decrying the ''Stars'' as awful sets while the other camp considers their simplicity justified given the circumstances of their release.
* 2015: BIONICLE IS COMING BACK!
** This doesn't just have to be about the story. The Rahkshi were the first sets to bring about one long-awaited trait: Bendable knees.
** Although opinions are divided on whether it's a decent set or not, the release of the 2003 Makuta set was a huge thing, because it was the first official toy representation of the BigBad. In a similar fashion, the 2009 Titan-sized Toa Mata Nui was praised for its size (fans have been clamoring for a large Mata Nui since forever) and for including an exclusive gold-colored Mask of Life, though as with the ''Stars'', a few fans consider it a badly designed toy.
** Then the successor line, ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' brought about the revolutionary change builders everywhere had been waiting for: ball-joint sockets that ''don't break'' (when used normally, that is). In general, the building-style introduced in the 2.0 line has been ''very'' well received.
*** ''Hero Factory'''s ''Invasion from Below'' line brought about an official "piloted mechs against {{kaiju}}s'' LEGO theme, with the Minifigure-scale Heroes catching the attention of even older LEGO fans.
* Jazwares is only going to make the main characters of SonicTheHedgehog, like usu- Blaze? Espio? ''Rouge?'' ''Jet?'' '''FUCKING MIGHTY?''' '''COMIC FIGURES!!''' {{Squee}}
** Blaze has been deconfirmed as a figure, and there's been no word yet that this troper could find on Mighty or Comic-based figures (unless you're talking about the figures packaged with a comic, but that's completely different). On a related note, it sucks that they had to cancel their old ''MortalKombat'' lion before their exclusive badass Kintaro figure was released...Wait, they're making an MK9 line, now? ''Classic Cyborg figures?'' '''Confirmed Kintaro figure, this time?!''' Just give us a Motaro figure to complete the boss set, and I'm sold.
* Mattel's {{Franchise/Barbie}} team handles their fashionista/ collector PeripheryDemographic smashingly in their new Barbie Basics Collection. "Oh, another line of Barbies? Figures- wait. Actual, quality designer clothing? New male models? Adult marketing?!?"
* OK, Hot Wheels; let's get some facts straight. I and a ton of other guys loved playing with your cars as kids, but it's 2010 and you haven't done much to show your affection to fans that have grown up...whoa, you're finally releasing a [[http://hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/81_DeLorean_DMC-12 DeLorean]] car? ''And is that the [[http://hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/Ghostbusters_Ecto-1 Ecto-1]]''?!
** So you released the DMC-12 last year? A bit disappointing, isn't it? I mean, you must have had a license with Universal to make the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Ecto-1]], so isn't it logical that the next step is - ''[[http://hotwheels.wikia.com/wiki/Back_to_the_Future_Time_Machine A SCREEN-ACCURATE TIME MACHINE]]''?! [[Film/BackToTheFuture Great Scott!]]
* At Comic-Con 2011, it was leaked that Lego had re-issued the DC comics license, which was awesome by itself. One day later, it was officially announced that they in fact had one line of sets each for MARVEL AND DC COMICS! ComicBook/MarvelVsDc, Round Two!
* Ah, Ghostbusters Minimates. These are fun, but I wish they'd do something based on the show... What? A new line of Minimates based on TheRealGhostbusters? And there will be figures of ghosts from the show?! Oh, wait, I bet it will just be Slimer and the Stay Puft... IS THAT SAMHAIN AND THE BOOGEYMAN?!
* {{LEGO}} is [[http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118047584 releasing]] LordOfTheRings sets. [[PunctuatedForEmphasis WANT. THEM. NOW.]]
** And now {{LEGO}} {{Minecraft}} has been announced. Do want.
*** The Best News For Lego Fans...[[StarWars Star Wars]] Has Been Licensed...And Renewed!
* Man, ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is awesome, but the toys are lame! I don't think they'll ever make anything worth-- [[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2012/02/new-merchandise-recap-post.html HOLY SHIT]], TOYS OF NIGHTMARE MOON, TRIXIE, ZECORA, LYRA, AND '''DJ PON-3'''?!
** AND, AND, AND CELESTIA IS FINALLY WHITE?
** '''[[AscendedMeme DERPY]]. [[EnsembleDarkhorse HOOVES]]. [[http://content.usatoday.com/communities/popcandy/post/2012/05/exclusive-preview-the-2012-special-edition-my-little-pony/1#.T8aj98WwV7f TOY]].'''
** Pretty much everything announced at the 2013 [[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2013/02/new-toy-fair-pics.html Toy]] [[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2013/02/more-toy-news-plushes-and-beanies-and.html Fair]]. You know what was missing from the Royal Wedding toyline? [[BigBad Queen Chrysalis]]. [[http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=600347453316029 Not anymore!]], and she'll come with Derpy & Lyra! And there'll also be a bigger, talking Nightmare Moon! And Shadowbolt Rainbow Dash! And numerous minifigs for tons of characters who previously hadn't had toys. And last but not least, [[AscendedFanon the Sea Serpent from the show's premiere is officially named Steven Magnet.]]
* PowerRangers toys: More Samurai, more Sam... wait [[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinken-O]]? Bandai's ''importing'' Megazords again? The reversion Dino Megazord (the one of the few good things that came out of THAT {{Recut}}) rereleased in die-cast? New Armored Red Ranger figure?! MMPR Mask Collection? THE '''ORIGINAL MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER MORPHER''' REMADE WITH DIECAST WITH SHOW ACCURATE STICKERS ''AND'' THE BUCKLE? ALL IS FORGIVEN! ALL OF OUR MONEY!!! '''[[{{Tagline}} ACTION SATISFACTION]]!!!'''
** And now the Comic-con exclusive golden [[EnsembleDarkhorse TOMMY OLIVER]] Morphers will be released as well!!! (Albeit in normal diecast metal instead of the ''[[LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition 24k gold]]'' [[CrackisCheaper the original was...]])
* Jakks Pacific's wrestling figure line WWE Classic Superstars and their Best Of WCW and ECW lines ran on this trope. Numerous good examples, and plenty of obscure people who fans never thought possible. An example of the latter was a classic Shockmaster, considered one of the worst gimmicks ever. Shockmaster was famous for botching his debut appearance, by tripping over the stage, causing his mask (a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet painted silver) to fall off, thus killing any mystery about his character. It was clear this was done entirely for the fans, and because of the MemeticMutation of the botched video on the internet. What was surprising was that many fans thought they would never get away with the stormtrooper helmet, but they just slightly changed the design and managed it.
* They're releasing Franchise/{{LEGO}} sets to tie in with ''Film/TheLEGOMovie''? Meh, it'll probably be -- IS THAT A [[Toys/ClassicLEGOSpace CLASSIC LEGO SPACESHIP]]? AND [[Toys/LEGOAdventurers JOHNNY THUNDER]]? [[CrackIsCheaper My wallet feels so much lighter now...]]
* The ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}} Mixels]]'' fandom was ''thrilled'' when they were given the news that the third wave was not going to be the end, and the series would continue on for even longer.