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Mega Metropolis
Megametropolismosh

Range

Gogo's Crazy Bones

Year

2010

Availability

  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • South Africa

Rarity

Uncommon

Subsets

Fusion

Next Series

Edge (UK)

Mega Metropolis is a series that was available in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, and Australia. Throughout it's lifespan, a total of 80 issues were released every week from January 2010 to July 2011 with each issue covering a Gogo from Series 1.

About

Each issue comes with a Mega Gogo based on a Series 1 Gogo, and a hexagonal shaped Pod. Inside the Mega Gogo's head reveals a Mini Gogo, which is based on Evolution Gogo's. For every Mega Gogo, they have interchangeable heads to mix up with others. Some characters had different sculptures and designs, usually involving the head placement.

The Magazine

See List of Mega Metropolis Issues.

Gogo Files

In every issue, there is info about the main Mega Gogo, the Series 1 Gogo and it's Evolution counterpart. There is also a Gag Comic about the Gogo, as well as suggestions on creating a new character by swapping two Mega Gogo's heads/bodies to give readers inspiration and ideas. It also included either a pod build to inspire readers, or Gogo Greats, which is a section containing the Gogo's personality trait being linked to other characters.

Comic Crazy

There is a four page comic about the Gogo and their personality trait. They are usually drawn by three different artists from Kolo's issue and beyond. There has been six issues drawn by other artists aside from the three, with first five comics being drawn by Jack Lawrence, and one comic being drawn by Ellen Lindner for Jelly's issue.

Finders Keepers

A Where's Wally/Waldo part in the Magazine, drawn by Jack Lawrence. This section would cover an large scene (usually related to the Gogo's personality, such as in Umu's issue it covered a swimming pool), in which the reader had to find Gogo's in different areas.

Game Zone

In every issue, a game could be played using your collection of Gogos. Some games typically involved using pods, Mega Gogo's, and Mini Gogos together.

Total Trivia

This is a section giving out fun facts on a subject explained by a Series 1 Gogo usually associated with the topic. For instance, Skull would give out facts about ghosts, while Mosh would give out facts related to magic.

Puzzleplay

This includes random activities in the comic, including Spot the Difference and Dot to Dot.

Gogo Battles

An unknown section that appears near the end of each issue.

Trivia

  • The comics for each issue were drawn by five different artists each with a unique style. The first five comics in each issue were drawn by Jack Lawrence, while three other artists did the comics for issues 6-80 (with the exception of 10) The artists were Anthony Williams, Kev Hopgood and Nigel Dobbyn. Issue 10's comics were drawn by Ellen Lindner, making her the only artist to work on the comics for one issue.
  • The magazine's final issue was released in July 2011, in which it covered Bigu.
  • This is the only series where it was possible to obtain all the Series 1 and Evolution characters in a different form.
  • As the series involved the Gogo's swapping their heads, some of the characters were redesigned. Examples include Sago having his arms on his sides, and Eco obtaining a larger head bigger than his body.
  • There was some merchandise when you ordered various times, including:
    • A pencil case with Angiru and Neko on one side, Umu and Jelly on the other, and Mosh's face appears on the zip.
    • A transulucent orange carrier case for the Mini Gogo's.
    • A backpack with Sato, Umu and Angiru on the front.
    • A digital watch with Hiro on the cover.
  • Even though the magazine mainly focused on the Series 1 and Evolution Gogo's, some Explorer Gogo's can be seen in earlier issues.
  • When first released, there was a free flyer that came with Issue 1, along with a poster drawn by Jack Lawrence containing Series 1 Gogo's. Aside from that, Issue 2 contained a free comic book holder.
    • While Issue 1 had a poster of the series 1 characters, Issue 3 also had a poster including Evolution characters, and doubled as a poster featuring Sato.
  • Micro Moshi Mega Heads (from the Moshi Monsters franchise) are a very similar product that most likely took inspiration from Mega Metropolis.
  • Like Evolution, 40 characters were translucent while the other 40 were not. However, many Mini Gogo's had their finishes swapped, including Moshi having a solid finish whereas in the Evolution series she was available in translucent colours.
  • In the United Kingdom, the first issue was 99p, while the rest were £3.99 each week.
  • On the back of the earlier issues, you could see a miniature red coloured Mosh. This can imply that Series 1 Gogo's were going to appear alongside Evolution in Mini form.
  • The comics had several mistakes and errors in them, including mistaking some Gogo's with others.

Gallery

Fusion
Fusion announcement

Range

Gogo's Crazy Bones

Year

2010's

Availability

The Philippines, Indonesia

Rarity

Uncommon

Next Series

TBA

Fusion

Fusion was an alternate series of Mega Metropolis, and it was only released in the Philippines and Asia. There were plans in 2012 to release Fusion in North America. It was set to release in Fall 2012, but it was cancelled. The Reason being, because there were not enough Gogo's Crazy Bones Fans to expand beyond Series 4. According to Sang Pham, and JDNA. In North America, They would have also had Buddies (Mega) and Kiddies (Mini) packs. The Fusion Series only had half the amount of the 80 Mega Gogo's, and it doesn't have the Pods. They also have "Buddies (Mega) and Kiddies (Mini)" packs.

In the late 2010's, Fusion was released in Indonesia under a new packaging that resembled other series released in the Pacific.