Anyone who swears they are fans of the 80s would know about the movie Karate Kid. For toy collectors and movie memorabilia fans, there are official action figures released in 1986 in relation to the movie. The basic action figures included in the line has all the favorite characters both protagonists and antagonists. This includes Chozen, Daniel, Johnny, Kreese, Sato and Miyagi. Each of these characters would have different accessories specifically break away pieces where they can do their karate chops. There are also some characters with variations meaning the characters would have different costumes and accessories. Although Karate Kid action figures have limited points of articulation, each would have tri action auto release for a karate chop, karate twist, karate kick and other fighting stances.
In addition to the basic figures, there are also playsets like the Competition Center, Training Center and Sato’s Cannery. This training and fighting venues make an ideal backdrop for all the action figures. These playsets are also perfect for recreating clips from the widely popular movie. The Competition Center comes with the official karate arena, official karate scoreboard pad and fully poseable karate referee.
The Training Center has automatic attack figures and break away doors. Other features include pieces that activate another part of the play set. For example, the kick away post activates a secret trap door while the sliding doors activate attack figures. Lastly, Sato’s Cannery features auto release challenge hooks, drum technique training device, auto release training tower and complete dock training area.