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Marmit Vinyl Paradise Figure Chart

By Richard Cox (2000)
With Contributions by Mike Johnson, Jim Cirronella, August Ragone, et al.

One of my personal favorite toy lines, Marmit began their Vinyl Paradise series in 1996, and the first Godzilla-related toy in the line appeared soon after (VP-010). The complete line consists of 100 distinct figures numbering from 1 to 101 (a number 4 figure was never released).

The numbering for the series can be found in two distinct places; on the header card as a part of a series of numbers, and on the body of the toy itself. Insofar as the header, the numbering scheme tends to follow a similar pattern to that of the Bandai line. First is the hyphenated unique number for the figure, followed by the price in Yen. For example, the Mothra adult figure is VP-76-4000. As to the figure itself, the number is usually to be spotted on the foot (if applicable), and will be simply the number of the toy in the line followed by the character's name.

Marmit has a tendency to release limited versions of their figures in solid colors, usually transparent and usually blue. There are opaque limited figures as well as some in other colors, white and green for instance. The exact numbers of many of these releases are unknown, but most were show exclusives. A ballpark figure for many of these would be between 50 and 100 per blue figure, and from 10 to 50 of the white Godzilla '62. The two Showcase exclusives were limited to 300 each.

The below listed dates are based upon mold creation, and are not necessarily the release date of any particular version of the figure. Marmit also has issued a series of figures called "Vinyl Paradise Babies" which, though related to the VP line, is seperate and distinct unto itself.

Marmit Vinyl Paradise Figure Series
Figure Series # Initial Release Variations Notes
Mogunes VP-001 1996 • Orange
• Brown
• Gold
Space Giants
Drox VP-002 1996 • Brown
• Blue
Space Giants
Gareon VP-003 1996 • Green
• Blue
Space Giants
Never Issued VP-004 N/A
Robot Huck VP-005 1996 • Gray (Blue Buttons)
• Gray (Silver Buttons)
• Blue
Captain Ultra
Alien Bendell VP-006 1996 • Green
• Purple
• Blue
Captain Ultra
Borot VP-007 1996 • Silver
• Blue
Television Show ?
Giant Robo VP-008 1996 • Gray
• Dk Blue
• Blue
• Calamity Version
Giant Robo
Giant Robo 2 VP-009 1996 • TV Version
• Film Version
Giant Robo
Giant Robo 3 VP-010 1996 • Beige Giant Robo
Godzilla (1954) VP-011 1996 • Black
• Green
• Blue
• Translucent Blue
• Translucent Green
• Translucent Navy
Gojira
Badora VP-012 1996 • Tan
• Blue
• Brown
Space Giants
Godzilla (1955) VP-013 1996 • Black
• Green
• Unpainted Black
• White
• Transluscent Navy
• Transluscent Blue
• Unpainted Tan
Godzilla Raids Again
Aron VP-014 1996 • Red Eyes
• Black Eyes
Space Giants
Godzilla (1962) VP-015 1997 • Black
• Green
• Transluscent Navy
• White
• Clear
King Kong v. Godzilla
Godzilla (1964) VP-016 1997 • Black
• Green
• Translucent Blue
• Translucent Navy
• Unpainted Black
Godzilla v The Thing
Dacorda VP-017 1997 • Blue
• Brown
Space Giants
Baragon VP-018 1997, 1998 • Brown (1997)
• Translucent Blue (1997)
• Dark Brown (1998)
• Red Brown (1998)
• Translucent Blue (1998)
• Dark Brown (green/gold details, 1998)
1998 release is a different mold, less cartoonish in detail.
Pagos VP-019 1997 • Brown  
Gamera VP-020 1997 • Gray
• Translucent Blue
• Green
• Blue
• Green
• Light Blue
• Navy / Translucent Head and Arms
 
Gyaos VP-021 1997 • Dark Brown
• Translucent Blue
• Light Blue
• Space Gyoas
Gamera v Gyaos. Space Gyaos appears in Gamera v Guiron.
Guiron VP-022 1997 • Black
• Translucent Blue
Gamera v Guiron
Matango VP-023 1997 • Brown
• Green
• Blue
• Translucent Blue
Matango (Attack of the Mushroom People)
Sanda VP-024 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
War of the Gargantuas
Gaira VP-025 1997 • Green
• Translucent Blue
War of the Gargantuas
Noronga VP-026 1997 • Brown Ultraman
Gaborah VP-027 1997 • Gray Ultraman
Gomess and Littra VP-028 1997 • Brown Gomess - Green Littra Ultra Q
Magura VP-029 1997 • Black Ultraman
Magma VP-030 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
Gorath
Manda VP-031 1997, 1999 • Green (1997)
• Translucent Blue (1997)
• Blue (1999)
Both toys are from the same mold, but the 1999 issue lacks the whiskers and horns. The 1999 release is from Destroy All Monsters, while the earlier issue is from Atragon.
Dogora VP-032 1997 • Clear
• Transluscent Blue
• Glow In The Dark
Space Monster Dogora
Rodan VP-033 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
 
Meganuron VP-034 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
Rodan
Todola VP-035 1997 • Brown Ultra Q
Frenix VP-036 1997 •Red
•Brown
Space Giants
Parijin VP-037 1997 •Red
•Black
Warning From Space
Barzas VP-038 1997 •Blue
•Green
Space Giants
Dokora VP-039 1997 • Green  
Ikageras VP-040 1997 • White  
Barugon VP-041 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
Gamera v Barugon
Viras VP-042 1997 • Gray
• Translucent Blue
Gamera v The Outer-Space Virus
Jaiger VP-043 1997 • Brown
• Translucent Blue
Gamera v Jaiger
Zigra VP-044 1997 • Silver
• Translucent Blue
Gamera v Zigra
Mongler VP-045 1997 • Brown Ultra Q
M1 VP-046 1997 • Brown Ultra Q
Peter VP-047 1997 • Brown Ultra Q
Guesaler VP-048 1997 • Green  
Varan VP-049 1997 • Black
• Green
• Orange
• Glow In The Dark
• Translucent Blue
Varan the Unbelievable
Mogera VP-050 1997 • Silver and Gold The Mysterians
Jigira VP-051 1997 • Brown Space Giants
Stopgon VP-052 1997 • Brown Space Giants
Glover VP-053 1997 • Yellow Giant Robo
Satan Rose VP-054 1997 • Brown Giant Robo
Terabahden VP-055 1997 • Brown Space Giants
Kindgora VP-056 1997 • Yellow Space Giants
Frankenstein VP-057 1998 • Brown and Tan
• Translucent Blue
Frankenstein Conquers the World
Ebirah VP-058 1998 • Red
• Green
• Translucent Blue
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep
Angilas VP-059 1998 • Orange
• Brown
• Translucent Blue
 
King Ghidorah VP-060 1998 • Orange
• Blue
• Translucent Blue
 
Gigan VP-061 1998 • Green
• Blue
• Translucent Blue
Godzilla v Gigan
Megalon VP-062 1998 • Black
• Gray and Pink
• Translucent Blue
 
Gangar VP-063 1998 • Blue
• Red
Giant Robo
Raigon VP-064 1998 • Orange Giant Robo
Pulgasari VP-065 1998 • Red
• Black
Pulgasari
Godzilla (USA) VP-066 1998 • Gray
• Translucent Blue
 
Sasorigiras VP-067 1998 • Brown Space Giants
Pidora VP-068 1998 • Brown Space Giants
Gurania VP-069 1998 • Blue Space Giants
Mothra Larvae VP-070 1998 • Blue Eyes
• Red Eyes
• Translucent Blue
 
Godzilla (1966) VP-071 1998 • Black
• Translucent Blue
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep
Godzilla (1965) VP-072 1998 • Black
• Translucent Blue
• Translucent Navy
Monster Zero
Godzilla (1964) VP-073 1998 • Black
• Translucent Blue
• Translucent Navy
Ghidorah the Three Headed Monster
Kanix VP-074 1998 • Red Space Giants
Goa-Gongon VP-075 1998 • Gray  
Mothra VP-076 1998 • Blue Eyes
• Pink Eyes
• Translucent Blue
 
Hedorah (Flying) VP-077 1999 • Pink
• Yellow
• Gray
Godzilla v Hedorah
Hedorah VP-078 1999 • Pink
• Yellow
• Gray
Godzilla v Hedorah
Godzilla (1971) VP-079 1999 • Gray Godzilla v Hedorah
Majin Bander VP-080 1999 •Guardian (peaceful)
•Warrior (angry)
 
Ganmons VP-081 1999 • Blue Giant Robo
Unbalan VP-082 1999 • Brown Giant Robo
Dublion VP-083 1999 • Brown Giant Robo
Sparki VP-084 1999 • White Giant Robo
Icler VP-085 1999 • White Giant Robo
Dorogon VP-086 1999 • Blue Giant Robo
Iron Power VP-087 1999 • Gray Giant Robo
Emperor Guilitine VP-088 1999 • Blue Giant Robo
Kamakiras VP-089 1999 • Pink Eyes
• Gold Eyes
• Purple Eyes
• Translucent Navy
Son of Godzilla
Devilman VP-090 1999 • green - day
• blue - night
• Purple
Devilman
Animation Versions
Mama-Taishi VP-091 1999 • Yellow  
Goa - Rodak VP-092 1999 • Purple  
Godzilla (1968) VP-093 1999 • Gray Destroy All Monsters
Kumonga VP-094 1999 • Blue Eyes
• Red Eyes
• Translucent Navy
Son of Godzilla
Jet Jaguar VP-095 1999 • Blue
• Gray
Godzilla v Megalon
Gorosaurus VP-096 1999 • Blue Destroy All Monsters
Gabera VP-097 1999 • Green Godzilla's Revenge
Giant Condor VP-098 1999 • Red
• Blue
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep
Minya VP-099 1999 • Blue Son of Godzilla
Mechagodzilla VP-100 1999 • Green
• Translucent Navy
Godzilla v MechaGodzilla
Mechagodzilla 2 VP-101 1999 • Blue
• Translucent Navy
Terror of MechaGodzilla