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* After the ''VideoGame/DisneyInfinity'' project was shut down, Disney launched their ''Toybox'' line of action figures. The line features characters from franchises like the ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', with the designs based on the art style from the game.

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* After the ''VideoGame/DisneyInfinity'' project was shut down, Disney launched their ''Toybox'' line of action figures. The line features characters from franchises like the ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', with the designs based on the art style from the game.game.
* ''Toys/NerfBrand'': Many of the N-Strike Elite blasters are redone editions of previous N-Strike blasters with the Elite colors, redesigned shape, different attachments and the improved stock ranges of the line.
** The Retaliator to the Recon.
*** The Modulus Recon MK. II succeeds both of these.
** The Rampage to the Raider.
** The Firestrike to the Nitefinder.
** The Strongarm to the Maverick.
** The Stockade to the Barricade.
** The Rapidstrike to the Stampede
** The Mega Centurion to the Longshot or Longstrike.
** The Rhino-Fire to the Vulcan
** The Bigshock to the Jolt
** The MEGA Dart to the Whistler Dart
** RIVAL seems to be the more serious version of the Dart Tag series with a similar competitive idea with blasters having two team colors (discounting the white Phantom Corps. blasters with attachable team flags) along with vests and facial protection much like the velcro vests and safety glasses of the Dart Tag lines.


* The {{Franchise/Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.

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* After [=ToyBiz=] lost the Creator/MarvelComics license to Creator/{{Hasbro}}, they attempted to continue their popular ''Marvel Legends'' series with a new line called ''Legendary Comic Book Heroes''. The articulation, sculpting style, paint work and even the Build-A-Figure concept were all carried over from ''Marvel Legends'', only now applied to non-Marvel characters like Comicbook/JudgeDredd, Comicbook/{{Witchblade}}, Comicbook/SavageDragon and Comicbook/{{Madman}}. Unfortunately, the line failed to recapture the success of its predecessor, and [=ToyBiz=] ended up going out of business.
* The {{Franchise/Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially officially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.



* ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' has a spiritual successor in ''Toys/StarMonsters''. Both series are made by the company Magic Box International, both series consist of plastic collectible characters, both series have characters with alternate paint jobs (''Gogo's'' has the Wanted and Most Wanted characters, ''Star Monsters'' has evolutions of existing Star Monsters), both series have games associated with them... the list goes on, doesn't it?

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* ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' has a spiritual successor in ''Toys/StarMonsters''. Both series are made by the company Magic Box International, both series consist of plastic collectible characters, both series have characters with alternate paint jobs (''Gogo's'' has the Wanted and Most Wanted characters, ''Star Monsters'' has evolutions of existing Star Monsters), both series have games associated with them... the list goes on, doesn't it?it?
* After the ''VideoGame/DisneyInfinity'' project was shut down, Disney launched their ''Toybox'' line of action figures. The line features characters from franchises like the ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'', with the designs based on the art style from the game.


* Eight years after the end of ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'', Kenner (now under Hasbro ownership) created ''WesternAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad'', another cartoon-backed toyline about two rival team of agents fighting with superpower-granting helmets and transforming vehicles. All but one of the ''Vor-Tech'' vehicles were retools of ''MASK'' toys, and according to one of the writers involved in the ''Vor Tech'' cartoon, the brand created by Hasbro as a way to reuse the ''M.A.S.K'' molds (apparently as the [[Film/TheMask then-recent Jim Carrey movie]] made using the ''M.A.S.K'' name not viable).

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* Eight years after the end of ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'', Kenner (now under Hasbro ownership) created ''WesternAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad'', another cartoon-backed toyline about two rival team of agents fighting with superpower-granting helmets and transforming vehicles. All but one of the ''Vor-Tech'' vehicles were retools of ''MASK'' toys, and according to one of the writers involved in the ''Vor Tech'' cartoon, the brand created by Hasbro as a way to reuse the ''M.A.S.K'' molds (apparently as the [[Film/TheMask then-recent Jim Carrey movie]] made using the ''M.A.S.K'' name not viable).viable).
* ''Toys/GoGosCrazyBones'' has a spiritual successor in ''Toys/StarMonsters''. Both series are made by the company Magic Box International, both series consist of plastic collectible characters, both series have characters with alternate paint jobs (''Gogo's'' has the Wanted and Most Wanted characters, ''Star Monsters'' has evolutions of existing Star Monsters), both series have games associated with them... the list goes on, doesn't it?


* Nintendo's {{Toys/amiibo}} toyline is a spiritual successor to Nintendo's ill-fated e-reader accessory for the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance (even more so with the amiibo cards), and because TechnologyMarchesOn, they work a lot better than the e-reader ever did.

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* Nintendo's {{Toys/amiibo}} toyline is a spiritual successor to Nintendo's ill-fated e-reader accessory for the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance (even more so with the amiibo cards), and because TechnologyMarchesOn, they work a lot better than the e-reader ever did.did.
* Eight years after the end of ''WesternAnimation/{{MASK}}'', Kenner (now under Hasbro ownership) created ''WesternAnimation/VorTechUndercoverConversionSquad'', another cartoon-backed toyline about two rival team of agents fighting with superpower-granting helmets and transforming vehicles. All but one of the ''Vor-Tech'' vehicles were retools of ''MASK'' toys, and according to one of the writers involved in the ''Vor Tech'' cartoon, the brand created by Hasbro as a way to reuse the ''M.A.S.K'' molds (apparently as the [[Film/TheMask then-recent Jim Carrey movie]] made using the ''M.A.S.K'' name not viable).


* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}} to be its sequel, story-wise. The earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.

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* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}'' to be its sequel, story-wise. The earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.


* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.
** Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider {{Ninjago}} to be it's sequel, story-wise.

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* ''Toys/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}} to be its sequel, story-wise. The earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.
** Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider {{Ninjago}} to be it's sequel, story-wise.
playsets.


* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.

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* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' ''Toys/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.


* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.

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* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.


* The {{Franchise/Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.

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* The {{Franchise/Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.intention.
* Nintendo's {{Toys/amiibo}} toyline is a spiritual successor to Nintendo's ill-fated e-reader accessory for the UsefulNotes/GameBoyAdvance (even more so with the amiibo cards), and because TechnologyMarchesOn, they work a lot better than the e-reader ever did.


* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Slizers}}'' and ''RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.

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* ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Slizers}}'' ''{{Toys/Slizers}}'' and ''RoboRiders'' ''Toys/RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.


** RobotSpirits to the Mobile Suit In Action! and In Action! Offshoot lines.
** Super Robot Chogokin to Soul of Chogokin to regular Chogokin, despite both regular and Soul versions still exist.

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** RobotSpirits Toys/RobotSpirits to the Mobile Suit In Action! and In Action! Offshoot lines.
** Super Robot Chogokin Toys/SuperRobotChogokin to Soul of Chogokin to regular Chogokin, despite both regular and Soul versions still exist.


* ''HeroFactory'' to ''{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''Bionicle'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Slizers}}'' and ''RoboRiders'' lines.

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* ''HeroFactory'' to ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Franchise/HeroFactory'' temporarily substituted ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'' (it even said so on the packaging of the first-wave figures). ''Bionicle'' ''BIONICLE'' itself was this to the earlier and short-lived ''{{Slizers}}'' and ''RoboRiders'' lines. Also, the earlier ''BIONICLE'' Rahi models were successors of the ''LEGO Competition'' playsets.


* The {{Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.

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* The {{Barbie}} {{Franchise/Barbie}} Look and the Tim Gunn Barbie dolls can count as this for the Barbie Basics line, both being collector, easy to find, fashion focused doll lines with the model muse body -more realistic and skinny- As the Basics were were oficially discontinued few months before the Gunn dolls were announced. And {{Word of God}} stated The Barbie Look was created with this intention.

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** Note that ''fans'' on the other hand consider {{Ninjago}} to be it's sequel, story-wise.


** SHFiguarts to the Souchaku Henshin line.

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** SHFiguarts Toys/SHFiguarts to the Souchaku Henshin line.

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