Henkei TF out in japan

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Ricochet, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Ricochet

    Ricochet The Nerve Hammer

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  2. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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  3. alien

    alien Command

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    well, i prefer to Starscream!! Metallic on his shoulder Rifer. Hell yeah!
     
  4. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    Blaque_Ravage The Beast From The East

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    Nice those put the Hasbro version to shame....
     
  6. Glitcher

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    *books the next flight to Tokyo*
     
  7. Liege Prime

    Liege Prime Well-Known Member

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    Have to say Prime is about the same, Megatron looks better, Screamer looks better simply because of the face, Mirage looks a little cooler, Bumblebee looks worse, and Grimlock looks... more odd. His lighter gray plastic seems out of place. Either way, the differences, better or worse, aren't really worth the additional cost, IMO.
     
  8. Dropshot

    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    Megatron looks terrific, and SS looks fine with the new face.
     
  9. 1987olds442

    1987olds442 Cam Maximus

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    I like some of the differences on these and I really hate some of the differences. Yeah some of the figures look good with the chromed parts but it makes other look worse. The Chrome on Grimlock seems pointless...
     
  10. Red Alert

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    this makes me feel better about giving away by classics to my nephew.
    now i can buy them all over again:lol 
     
  11. WhiteMocha

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    Still waiting to see these in person to make a final call. I kind of agree with Ktulu's "KO" comment, especially in regards to Bumblebee. The Hasbro version of Bumblebee, with light grey and white thrown into the mix, looks far better IMO. But also like Ktulu said, it might be partly due to the camera.

    I LOVE Starscream's painted face.... love that it is actually a DARK silver, versus just silver. And the painted chest intakes look great. But that center section of his chest (above the cockpit) really looks like it could have used some paint, as could the jet nosecone. And I don't care for the white detailing on the shoulders and hips. He's a mixed bag.

    Love Grimlock's sub-crystal Autobot symbol. I wish it had been his tiny dino-arms (vestigial forelimbs!) that had been chromed, but the chrome trunk doesn't bother me like it does some people.

    I dunno.... overall they're all fine in a "same but different" way. Most seem to gain a little and lose a little from their Hasbro predecessors. I don't regret ordering them, as I am sure they will grow on me in person. I'm really curious to see if this line has a "Wave 3".... and who might be in it!

    Oh, and if anyone in Japan buys these at Toys R Us and gets the little red Skyglide minicon.... and doesn't want it.... let me know if you're interested in selling it. Seriously. :) 
     
  12. AlphaPrime

    AlphaPrime Neo Autobot Commander

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    The only one of these that are really better then the US version is Megatron(and even then his scope is worse looking with that added on red), IMO the others actually look worse. specially Screamer, the blue tail fins are nice but other then that he looks like a KO, same for Grimlock Prime BB and Mirage.

    Only Megatron and Astrotrain get any good out of Takara's releases.
     
  13. Johnator

    Johnator 'Til All Are Gone!

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    These all look really great! I am definitely buying them all. Want them now! :) 
     
  14. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Clearly a matter of personal taste actually, you liking them doesn't make them better, me not liking them doesn't make them worse.
     
  15. Noisemaze2006

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    The only one I want is Astrotrain. I have him pre-ordered. When is he gonna be released?
     
  16. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    hmmm...i'm liking some...and i'm not liking some....will pic up astrotrain for sure...and maybe starscream, grimmy and prime
     
  17. Rodimus Major

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    I hope my pre-orders ship soon!
     
  18. Golden Age

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    They look really nice.
     
  19. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    come to me gray megatron!
     
  20. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    I think the chrome looks pretty good with the exception of Starscream and Bumblebee. I don't like the Grimlock figure to begin with, but at least it looks interesting now.
     

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