Dark Teardrop Bears


RELEASE: Epoch Japanese Early Edition
YEAR: c1991
COMPLETE: Yes, this is the completed version of this edition.
NOTES: This super rare family were only released in Japan. There are three versions, this being the first. The children & standing baby do not have moving limbs and the standing baby is much lighter than the others!


RELEASE: Epoch Japanese Second Edition
YEAR: c1993
COMPLETE: Yes, this is the completed version of this edition.
NOTES: The second version of the Dark Teardrops are the same size as the first but the children and standing baby now have poseable limbs, the standing baby is now the same colour as the rest of the family.


RELEASE: Epoch Japanese Third Edition
YEAR: c1993
COMPLETE: I need the father, sister and standing baby.
NOTES: The third and final version was also released in 1993 like the second. The adults are much smaller than the two previous versions, sometimes confused with grandparents as the size difference is quite substantial! I need to find the father for this version who I believe wears brown dungarees, not grey like the previous versions, the sister who wears red and the standing baby which is the same as the previous version. The twins are the same for all versions, the crawling baby looks like he is wearing blue but he is yellow, his clothes are just aged and give a blue look in the photo. A very confusing family to work out as all three versions overlapped in time frame and the packaging for each is the same!