Henkei Red Alert and Smokescreen Solicitations

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tim Formas, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Tim Formas

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    I was hoping for actual pictures instead of PH'd "what they will hopefully looke like"s.
     
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    Photoshop aside, that's what Smokescreen should look like!
     
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    Man, Takara is really popping out the Henkei figures.
     
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    ........dammit. I'm gonna have to get these. maybe. I really only collect Universe versions, but Smokescreen will save me a lot of work that I'd have to do on my own to fix Universe Smokescreen. And Red Alert just looks nice. And considering we're probably not getting it over here in the west, I'll probably buy it for that reason alone.
     
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    Word!
     
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    Photochopps yes, but at least (conceptually) Smokescreen looks like an improvement over the Universe version, and I like how the side deco on Red Alert works to 'geewunnify' the robot mode a bit more.
     
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    There's no reason to think that.

    People thought that Ratchet would be Takara-only, but hey a couple months later, we ARE getting him!
     
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    RED ALERT! Yes! I can finally commit to using that mold for Breakdown cuz he's already white

    I hope Smokescreen actually looks like that and I hope there's less red on RA
     
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    Sweet!
     
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    knook Let the Virus Consume You

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    Dayum, Red Alert!
     
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    Still. If we get confirmation of a Hasbro Red Alert before April, I'll gladly buy it. That Smokescreen, though, it just fixes everything I saw wrong with the Hasbro one and will save me so much time and work fixing said Hasbro one.
     
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    Dayum...it's like I'm only collecting the Universe Classics for the tech specs...the Henkei versions blow the Hasbro releases away!

    Starscream
    Ratchet
    Ironhide
    Smokescreen
    Red Alert
    Cyclonus
    Dinobot, perhaps...
     
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    it still baffles me how sunstreaker and sideswipe are meant to be brothers even though red alert is more similar to sideswipe (and silverstreak, prowl and smokescreen are more similar to each other)...
     
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    There is a reason to think that: Universe/Classics/25th will be going away to make room for the movie toys. What we've heard of so far for Universe is probably all the mainline releases, and Red Alert's not mentioned.

    Though, still a Hasbro Universe Red Alert would seem inevitable eventually, though it may be a store exclusive and not show up until sometime in 2010.
     
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    Nice to see Henkei doing Red Alert, do want.
     
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    I'll take two please :D  Red Alert's car mode looks kinda weird though, too much white.
     
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    I'm a little worried that the white plastic used for Red Alert and Ratchet will be too pearly. Henkei Smokescreen, however, is looking classy.
     
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    Red Alert with a red head, FTW! I'm gonna have to get both of these figures since the Hasbro Smokescreen is just not up to par. That fat "38" in the Takara version just does it for me! (Too bad I'm not a big fan of the chrome).
     
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    I also wish they could have put a police light bar on top!
     

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