Nice that we finally have one. But since it requires a yes or no answer and I’m a super verbose person with mixed feeling on the matter, I thought I’d make a blog post.
Theoretically, “Tomica” is not dead. The actual die-cast toy line long predates Drive Head and the two Toku works, and will likely continue perpetually. TBH, I don’t know a lot about the history of Tomica, but it seems to be the equivalent of Hot Wheels or Matchbox in Japan. Constantly releasing different toy cars, often as tie-ins to other franchises such as Disney, and some of them are pricey collectible items.
But, do I want more Drive Head? Yes and no. I find the toys to be super fun, and I would love to buy more. The way they’re all interchangeable with each other allows…Read more >
I have been working on this wiki a lot lately, because I'd love to make it a good source of information on Drive Head (unfortunately I know very little about the earlier Tomica live-action series other than that they exist.) As I am not an admin or anything of the sort, I don't want to go around deleting things, but I think that currently the front page is a mess.
Drive Head is a tiny, tiny fandom in the English-speaking parts of the world, despite its popularity in Japan. I see a few people talking about it on /m/, but that's about it. There's a total of one fanfic, and I wrote it. Point is, I can't delude myself into thinking it even really has a fan community. So I don't expect there to ever be Google and Facebook and Deviantart groups a…Read more >