Japanese Premium Movie Megatron???

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  1. Optimist_Prime

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    Ok, so Takara released the MA-21 "Battle Mode" Optimus Prime right about the same time the Premium series leaders were popping up. Takara's Premium Prime beat Hasbro's tenfold. No random chrome applications, but rather all where they should be on a semi.

    What I wanted to know is, did Takara release Premium Megatron? Did they change the deco at all from the US release, or add chrome?
     
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    They did release him but I'm pretty sure it's virtually unchanged from the Hasbro one.
     
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    im pretty sure its the same thing, like premium bumblebee etc
     
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    They did? I wasn't aware of any Takara Premium Leader Megatron.
     
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    Heh, mu uncle said something got the takara version of Premium Optimus Prime and said there was a difference.......but i didn't notice it. i doubt Takara would make a change to Megatron though. I just dont think there's anything else they could do for it except take of the wings of course. :lol 
     
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    Takara's Premium Edition of Leader Megatron is exactly the same as Hasbro's. The only figure they seemed to up the ante on by adding some chrome was Leader Prime. Probably a good idea too considering how crazy Megs transformation is, particularly the legs that need to be manhandled to hell & back.
     
  7. Optimist_Prime

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    Thanks for the info guys! At least I can save some money buying Hasbro's Megatron. MA-21 though, :scalper  .
     
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    lol..spot on
     
  9. Nevermore

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    There is no Takara Premium Megatron. Where are you people getting this from? Assumption? Guilt by association? Random speculation? :) 

    If anyone in Japan has the toy, he imported the Hasbro version. The only "Premium" toys Takara released were Bumblebee, Prime and Blackout, the latter as a Lawson exclusive.
     
  10. Optimist_Prime

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    :lol  Thanks for clarifying Nevermore. I didn't know that Takara passed on him (hence the thread). Thank god he's a shelf warmer around here cause come clearence time I'm gonna get me sweet deal :rock  .
     
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    I just got both Premium Prime and Megatron at Wal-Mart clearance for 25 bucks a piece. Otherwise it's all Desert Brawl...
     
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    Yeah, I actually meant to say the Japanese version *is* Hasbro's version, but it just came out wrong. Doh!
     

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