Henkei C-09 Lambor and D-05 Octane In-Package

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tim Formas, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. Tim Formas

    Tim Formas Old Man Administrator

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    Still luvin' the artwork (it's a pity this was never done for Classics). I can't wait to see scans of the comic. But... uh... where are Sideswipe's turbochargers? I always thought they were omitted from the stock photos by accident. Please tell me they're not left out entirely. o_O 
     
  3. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    That artwork is sweet
     
  4. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Garbage these are coming out to fast I can not keep up. The images are not working for me guess I will check back later.
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

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    Man, Japanese boxes just look so busy. The artwork is hideous, but still better than dull-surprise Universe packaging art.
     
  6. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I really hope someone does some Henkei box art scans. I'm loving that aspect alone.
     
  7. Powersa

    Powersa Car Robots

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    I'm glad to see attempts on new things like this.
     
  8. Bass X0

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    is he really called Octane on the packaging?
     
  9. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    October 23rd? AWESOME.

    I got Sideswipe on preorder and I'm pumped.
     
  10. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I'm going to go out on a limb and guess they are included. Probably attached to him and just hidden behind the art.
    I doubt they'd leave a bit off.
     
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    Love the artwork, Octane looks wicked!
     
  12. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    that's his name, right? pretty sure that's how he's been solicited.
    (even Hasbro said Tankor was supposed to be called Octane)
     
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    I love the artwork!! I can't to get my hands on Sideswipe, Ironhide, and Silverstreak!!!
     
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    very nice stuff. the box art is cool, but the design is horrid.
     
  15. soundwaveCA

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    Definitely opting out for the Henkei Sideswipe :D 
     
  16. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    Nice but I will just get the Universe SS
     
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    Yeah, I mean did Takara have to name him Tankor on the packaging like Hasbro has to?
     
  18. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    No, he's actually named "Destron Octone" on the packaging.

    "Octone" was Octane's Japanese name in G1, whereas the "Destron" prefix is the Japanese counterpart to Hasbro's "Autobot Jazz", "Decepticon Brawl" etc.

    They did it twice before, with Transformers Collection "Cybertron Perceptor" and Henkei (or "Gentei") "Stuntron Wildrider".
     
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    Sweet artwork! Thats something the japanese version has nothing to envy the american one.
     
  20. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Sideswipe = BADASS!
     

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