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Promotional Set
Set number 1390
Subtheme Tohunga
Release date September 2001
Pieces 8
Ages 4+/7+

Set 1390 Maku was a promotional set released in September 2001 portraying Macku, who was then known as Maku. It specifically portrays her as she appeared after her diminishment from being inside a Matoran Sphere.

Set Information

The set packaging

The set consists of eight pieces. At least three different versions of the set has been released.

It was originally included in McDonald's Happy Meals in September 2001 in the US as one of the six "Tohunga" sets. Each Happy Meal came with one of the six sets, randomly selected. The packaging labeled the set as number 3 out of 6, and and had the recommended age of 4+.

The set was also released through McDonald's in Australia during 2002. The packaging of this version featured a caution label in place of the warnings found on the American version. It also did not contain a piece count, and featured a different Happy Meals logo.

Picture of packaging for 1390 Maku, the bottom right corner is distinctly missing the McDonald branding
Packaging for the 2002 international release of 1390

Also during 2002, it was released internationally through unknown means. This version did not contain the McDonald's branding, or the warning labels and piece count found on the American packaging, and had a recommended age of 7+ instead of the 4+ found on the McDonald's releases.

By combining pieces from Maku with 1392 Kongu and 1393 Matoro, one can build a Matoran Kaita. Maku can also be combined with 1388 Huki, 1389 Onepu, 1391 Jala, 1392 Kongu, and 1393 Matoro to create a Matoran Nui.


Maku's arms can be pulled back and released, making them shoot back forward. Her right hand is capable of holding a Bamboo Disk, and doing this while she is holding the disk causes her to throw it. The disk could also be stored on her back.


Maku wears a blue Noble Huna. Also included is a Bamboo Disk featuring Gali's Kanohi Kaukau and the mask's name.


1390 Maku scored a 76 on Brick Insights, indicating mixed or average reviews.


Comparison between two sealed 1390 polybags, one containing the Kaukau bamboo disk, the other containing the Kakama's one
Some 1390 erroneously contain a Kakama Bamboo Disk
  • Some copies of the 2002 international release of 1390 Maku erroneously contain the Bamboo Disk from set 1388 Huki, which is printed with the Kanohi Kakama instead of the Kaukau.

See also