More and more! Sapporo Prime!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Gaokaiser, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. Gaokaiser

    Gaokaiser Well-Known Member

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  2. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Okay I'll bite, when's their EZ Collection wave coming out Takara?
     
  3. Starscream NZ

    Starscream NZ Well-Known Member

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    I don't really get what this is all about. It's not like these are real characters in the fiction - is it just a way to get people to buy the figures?
     
  4. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Tried using some google magic on Saporro to find out what the theme for this guy is. I found the "famous white chocolate biscuits called shiroi koibito" and the "Sapporo Snow Festival". Not sure if white chocolate and snow have anything to do based on this guys white Ultra magnusy color scheme *shrugs*

    Anyone know? :) 
     
  5. SouthtownKid

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    It's just a major city in the north. Gets cold up there, lot's of snow in Winter.
     
  6. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I just know of the beer Sapporo.
     
  7. SouthtownKid

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    Which comes from a brewery located in... Sapporo.
     
  8. ORIO

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    Beer Prime? :D 

    Local microbrew serves "Hopstimus Prime" on occasion.
     
  9. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    Wait - Animated Prime?

    Ultraconfused now what they're going for here.
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    The mold selection is all over the place.

    Fun though!
     
  11. ZacWilliam

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    Not really. Mold selection is: "What we have Legends/EZ Collection toys of." That's pretty clear.


    -ZacWilliam, which is why so many folks keep expecting actual toy repaints out of this eventually.
     
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    i dont know much about there citys but i do know they have winter & spring festivals
     
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    If there are toys and they're each exclusive to the location they're tied to, it will be entertaining watching people try to track down a complete set.
     
  14. kiyoshioni

    kiyoshioni The Knife

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    Wait... another redeco of an Animated Mold?
    How can I get this Sapporo Prime thing?

    Will be in online pre-order soon?
     
  16. Protoman

    Protoman The Legendary One Veteran

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    If and when this EZ Legends boxset happens, I am going to buy it WITH THE FIST OF GOD!
     
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    Sapporo Prime - transform from sober to drunk!
     
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    It's called "marketing". TakaraTomy are trying to make a push with Transformers in Japan. They know that Transformers doesn't stand a chance against big names such as Gundam, but they're doing what they can with it. That's why the Arms Micron figures are targeting a different age group than TakaraTomy's recent figures (e.g. Henkei and United). They're trying to make them more appealing to children and changing up their marketing strategy to help the Transformers brand to better in Japan.

    Each place in Japan is being assigned a Prime character (new and made-up, of course, although somewhat official, since it's TakaraTomy doing it). It also appears they will be producing Legends/EZ figures based on these designs (i.e. repaints of Legends/EZ figures).
     
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    Sapporo is the largest city on Hokkaido, it's also the seat of Hokkaido prefecture. Which I'm pretty sure most of these are related too.
     

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