Henkei Starscream VS Universe Starscream.....Which Is Better?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by GrimlockAutobot, Dec 24, 2008.

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Which Version Of Starscream Do You Like The Best?

  1. Universe Repaint Starscream--This is the best representation of the character.

    38 vote(s)
    47.5%
  2. Henkei Starscream--This is the best version of this character and is has CHROME baby!!

    28 vote(s)
    35.0%
  3. Classics Starscream--Gotta go with the original (unpainted face and all!!)

    14 vote(s)
    17.5%
  1. GrimlockAutobot

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    Just like the title says. Which version of Starscream is better? The Universe repaint or Henkei?

    I think Universe Starscream is better.....and that is coming from a collector who LOVES Henkei Starscream. I just think the white body is better than the dark grey on the Henkei version. I also like the silver wing stripes better than the white ones on the Henkei.

    The simple paint scheme on the 'bot mode of the Universe version matches the original G1 character better as well.

    So which version do you think is better> Henkei or Universe? Why?

    THANKS for posting!!

    I attached a poll to this thread and I included Classics Starscream in it for those of you who like that one better. But, I kept the subject of this thread to Universe VS Henkei because IMHO those two versions represent the character alot better than Classics.
     
  2. MushroomPrime

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    Henkei destroys Universe, no competition.
     
  3. Viper08

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    I don't own the Henkei version, but I've seen enough comparison pictures of both (i do own the universe version) to see that the universe has a better G1 paint on it, the Henkei looks good don't get me wrong, but it's not exactly like the show, on the other hand in the show Starscream was a little more greyish than the Universe repaint will lead you to beleive, but i still like it better.
    I just like the plain paint job from the old G1 cartoons and seeing that Starscream is my favorite transformer ever, i'll go with the Universe one.
     
  4. Autobot Burnout

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    Gotta go with the plain but Simple Universe Screamer. I always wanted a toy of the original G1 Starscream, and Universe is giving me a shot at him again, only with better articulation.
     
  5. Skylock

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    I don't like yellow or chrome on my Starscream thank you very much.
     
  6. Trek

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  7. Megatronwp38

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    Universe. Having all three I can honestly say I like the new Universe Screamer the best. The grey is too grey on the Henkei and the original classics I always called Circus Screamer because it's so busy. I like the simplicity of the new one, even the darker face, since it actually matches the G1 animation model better.
     
  8. chuckcjc

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    Where is the yellow?

    Gold =/= yellow
     
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    I would hardly call the grey of Classics/Henkei Screamer "dark grey."

    As far as I'm concerned, they all have their faults. The Henkei is TOO geewun with the plain red and white stripe down the wings. The Universe is too plain a canvas. And the Classics has spots unpainted that should be painted.

    At least with the Classics, I can take care of the problems myself. Silver sharpie for the face, and a red Gundam marker for the spots missing red paint. But all Universe really needs is some detailing and panel lining with a Gundam pen.

    Have to say, though, I really prefer the silver face over the dark one, despite being cartoon-accurate. I just find it looks better and is at least one point of consistency I have between my Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker.
     
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    Henkei easy. Universe is way too white and classics doesnt look like starscream in alt mode.
     
  12. Robogeek28

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    Henkei FTW baby!!:thumbs2: 
     
  13. Insane Galvatron

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    Henkei. G1 colors, but not so white.
     
  14. giga-galvatron

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    Henkai no doubt. Just a beautiful Decepticon
     
  15. Optimus Sledge

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    Universe. Starscream never had chrome, and the Classics is a bit "busy."
     
  16. moocow

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    There's a Universe Starscream? Well I like the Henkei version, it has chrome.
     
  17. Admiral Thrawn

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    Henkei, because it's Henkei.
     
  18. Optimus Sledge

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    :inquisiti  That insightful line of reasoning has totally won me over.
     
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    Welcome to Transformers fandom, my friend.
     
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    I generally prefer the Henkei versions to Classics/Universe TF's but with Universe Starscream, i have to say i prefer this version better. In the pics i've seen it's very clean looking
     

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