Japan offering the Classics line

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  1. agesthreeandup

    agesthreeandup Energon Supplier

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    It looks like Japan is offering it customers the Classics line. It will consist of 4 figures at first, Optimus, Megatron, Starscream and Bumblebee. They will be priced at Japanese prices like $35 for Voyager size and $25 for Deluxe but for those who missed these figures, that seems like a small price to pay for them to be available again.

    They will just have the C designation.
    C-01 - Optimus
    C-02 - Megatron
    C-03 - Bumblebee
    C-04 - Starscream

    Spencer.
     
  2. shockwave2005

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    I wonder if there will be anything different about these versions or simply just repackaged/japanese stickered US figures.
     
  3. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Movie Megs eats your soul

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    The big question will be...new packaging or just the same rereleased US stuff they had been doing.
     
  4. Greyryder

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    A friend of mine will be happy to hear about this. He missed out on Megatron the first time.
     
  5. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    I hope they release megs in a G1 color scheme, but if they do, you know the price will go up more then the others.
     
  6. Hiro Prime

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    $25 for a Deluxe figure? Wow stuff has gotten expensive in Japan.
     
  7. onesock

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    C'mon Takara. If they make all six seekers, I'd buy them.

    Despite not being into TFs anymore.
     
  8. B-Fox

    B-Fox Mahoro de MAMBO!

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    Wait for the TAKARA (Isn't it TakaraTomy now anyway?) Superior, Hasbro Inferior posts. You know they'll show up.

    But a silver, red, and black Megatron would be cool. I won't hold my breath for a Starscrean with a silver or grey face,though. According to Japan, Screamer has a pasty white geisha face...which I guess is in character for him.
     
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    IIRC, that's always been the going rate for a deluxe figure when converted to US currency
     
  10. Hotspot17

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    Wow, that's interesting news.
     
  11. xZAOx

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    If they do Thundercracker, I'm pretty sure the internet will explode.
     
  12. Dark_Convoy

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    Me too, despite having sold off most of my Classics collection.
     
  13. thoughtcrime

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    Bout time. Eaglerly awaiting pics of the new paint schemes if any.
     
  14. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Takara can easily paint Megs in G1 colors, as the gun law that restricts that in the US, does not exist in japan. The question is, will they? If Takara does repaint Megs in g1 colors, I will pick him up. I missed out on him the first time around.
     
  15. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I'm willing to bet, with a designation like C-00# that some will be different from the Hasbro versions.

    Randy
     
  16. ShortCircuit

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    Lawson Metallic Starscream OOOOOooooo.



    sike.
     
  17. Hollywood Hoist

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    That's a good point. Is the Botcon exclusivity limited to just US, can Japan release figures that Botcon did?
     
  18. Otispq

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    This line has my interest, and some promise of something a bit different than what we got...sure hope so.

    As for the universe line, how many of the classics were going over to that line? I've seen the Optimus/Megatron ultimate battle at dollar general already, and the box indicates that most of the classics line carries over...any word on this?
     
  19. ultraconvoy

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    paint them better and its sold!
     
  20. Red Snarl

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    If they do have diffrent paint colors then heres what i want to see:
    show colors Megatron
    show colors Astrotrian
    Thundercraker, Dirge, and Thrust
     
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