Horikawa was a Japanese toy company that was founded in 1946. The company was originally known for making tinplate toys, but in the 1960s, they began to focus on making toy robots. Horikawa's toy robots were some of the most popular in the world, and they were known for their high quality and realistic designs.
One of Horikawa's most popular toy robots was the "Rotate-o-Matic Super Astronaut." This robot was made of tinplate and had a rotating head and arms. It could also walk and shoot projectiles. The Rotate-o-Matic Super Astronaut was a huge hit with children in the 1960s, and it is still considered a collectible today.
Other notable toy robots that Horikawa made in the 1960s and 70s include the Astro Boy (1963), the Battle Robot (1965), the Space Robot (1969), Jet Robo (1970): and the Walking Robot (1972) which was one more...
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