Is encore dead?

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  1. convoymagnus

    convoymagnus Yeshua Is Mashiach.

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    Hi all, and sorry if this has been discussed before and I missed it but does anyone know if Encore line is dead? if so, I do not really understand TAKARA's way of thinking as this would be the 2nd line abruptly killed, being the first one TFCOLLECTION!
     
  2. Mixmaster

    Mixmaster logh ghot SIS yoD TFW2005 Supporter

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    Maybe, but it'll probably be replaced by another reissue line sooner or later.
     
  3. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully sooner.
     
  4. NGW

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    Ah the annual "is encore dead" topic.
     
  5. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    If you don't appreciate bi-annual reissues of the same 4 characters, then you're just not the hardcore collector they're targeting.

    Also standard Takara 'We only make toys for the Japanese market' mantra..
     
  6. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Does it matter? What else do they have to reissue that would sell?
     
  7. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Encore was a filler line between movies/Animated. Once they actually had a mainline to support again, it ended.
     
  8. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    There were plenty of characters that didn't/should've had been Encored.
     
  9. igniz1984

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    Give me my Overlord reissue!!!!!
     
  10. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    Encore Roadbuster and Whirl! How about Headmasters? at $60. a pop?

    Or Ramjet and Thrust? I'm tired of all the Skywarp and Thundercraker releases!! That's one reason I'm never going to own either of those 2, MP or otherwise..... EVER!

    Starscream, Ramjet, Thrust and Dirge only :cool: 
     
  11. Computer5

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    Ultra Magnus Plz!
     
  12. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    Already a TRU reissue that was released. You can snag those easy for around $65./shipped/MISB.
     
  13. Computer5

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    But i don't want super long missiles...
     
  14. Scantron

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    These are the only two that I'm surprised haven't seen a widespread Takara reissue yet (and Dirge, to a lesser extent). Repaints of a mold that has been reissued several times plus, IIRC, they've both been reissued in a limited capacity in the past. Everything else, I'm willing to believe they either don't have the molds any more or there's not enough potential market to justify it.
     
  15. CURAMEN

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    Encore will continue and you guys are gonna love what reissues are planned down the road... I'll leave it at that.
     
  16. MagnusPrimal

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    And I want an eHobby Powered Convoy version!
     
  17. Rattrap

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    If you are talking about what I think your talking about, yes, they will love them. Not sure what you heard, but what I heard, people will LOVE(and probally bitch about at the same time)
     
  18. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    I doubt Bandai would be too happy about that.
     
  19. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    Make them and we will buy.
     
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    CURAMEN LOS ANGELES COLLECTIVE

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