Micronauts was a North American science fiction toyline manufactured and marketed by Mego from 1976 to 1980. The Micronauts toyline was based on and licensed from the Microman toyline created by Japanese-based toy company Takara in 1974. Baron Karza is an evil character from the Micronauts series. He is usually portrayed as the central villain of the series. He can combine with Andromeda to form a centaur. The Baron Karza toy was designed by Iwakichi Ogawa and was filed for US patent in 1976.