Let me get an encore, Do we get more? Metroplex reissued

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  1. micah1199

    micah1199 Well-Known Member

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    Bigbadtoystore reports that encore metroplex is being reissued but has not reported any new encores for the coming year. Is this a good sign? Or is it further confirmation that our beloved encore line is done?
     
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    BBTS often gets restock of figures that have been gone for a while, so it's not like Takara is making more just for them. I wouldn't read anything into it.

    People have been speculating for months now that the line is done because there aren't any new announcements. However, until we hear differently, there has not been anything to indicate the line is complete. Announcements don't always come regularly. My hope is they will finish up the cassettes at least.
     
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    I think the next encore is predaking
     
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    ThaConqueror Rock! Robot Rock!

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    I don't really care for the Encore line, so let me take this opportunity to ask: is the thread title a reference to the song 'Encore' by Jay-Z? Because that would be awesome if it was.
     
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    I think I would wet my pants.
     
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    It is a tread dedicated to the jayz song and the beloved takara encore line. They fit together.
     
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    Well done, sir!

    On topic, the cassettes #19 were just released. That doesn't sound like a death knell for the line if they keep releasing them.
     
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    i hope the encore line never ends ....it is awsome
     
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    If this is true, I'm buying it first chance I get, because I missed the new years version after getting rid of my almost complete G1 all diecast version.... damn it..
     
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    Then I guess we should ask What the hell are you waiting for, TakaraTomy?
     
  11. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    IF it has to end, I hope it at least goes longer than TFC did. That stopped at 21 if I'm not mistaken. At least get 25 out of it....LOL

    #20 Thrust
    #21 Ramjet
    #22 Blurr
    #23 Cyclonus
    #24 Scourge
    #25 Reflector 3-pack

    End it with something big. A special Encore. Maybe Trypticon or some combiner team.

    That's my wish for it...but I really hope it doesn't end. I would love to see all of the first 3 years at least reissued eventually.
     
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    i think we will at least get blaster and the cone heads at least
     
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    if they Have to end it...end it with trypticon or scorponok...then ehobby could do a black zarak reissue...
     
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    After 'Plex, there will be no more
    So for one last time, people, buy some toys!


    ...I get carried away some times.
     
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    So if I like metroplex, but don't have metroplex, I should be preordering?
     
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    Yes, you should get the plex. What the hell are you waiting for? He is awesome. I got him and he looks great on my shelf.
     
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    The possible "death knell" that has people wondering is that #19 is the final encore released, it's been released and we haven't heard anything about a possible #20. Much of the time we at least know what's next, though not always. It's possible #19 was the last, but it's also highly possible they just haven't announced #19 yet.
     
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    you mean #20?

    I hope they just haven't announced it yet.
     
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    Yes, typo.
     
  20. DeathStorm

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    Oh, because of that thread on the "other" TF site that went like this:

    Predaking will be the next Encore figure.

    I don't believe you.

    I promise, it's real.

    OMG, it's true!


    Seriously? There is no basis for that, it's not even rumor worthy at this point. The thread that started it was closed because it's so baseless and it came from a person that nobody knows.

    All of you want big, expensive figures to be a reissue (ie: Scorpnok, Trypticon, etc.). I'd like that too, but Takara had poor sales with Metroplex, Omega, Sky Lynx, and Bruticus so I doubt they are going to move back to some large, expensive figure anytime soon.

    It would be nice to see some of the Japanese-only figures released, but it's doubtful. I just don't see a large market for them, unlike the US 84-87 figures. We could see a surprise out of Takara but I think they're going to err on the side of caution. Besides, the upcoming Animated line seem to be their focus for now.
     

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