New Official Images of TakaraTomy TA-26 Megatron Light & Sound (aka Leader Class)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, May 24, 2010.

  1. Type-R

    Type-R blissed off my chonk!

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    Over at Amazon.co.jp.

    'Con insignia on his chest is still unpainted. Metallic paint mainly on the bot mode's torso and will very likely feature Japanese phrases in the voice chip.
     
  2. shroobmaster

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    GLORIOUS!

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  3. Stormcrow

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    That paint looks pretty nice, though I feel that mold is over rated. His huge backpack, marionette mouth, and most of all the knock-kneed legs all really disappointed me.
     
  4. Grimwing

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    The legs particularly are only faulty from the perspective of uncreative poseing.
    The foot swivel is supposed to promote dynamic stances.

    As a result of this body line the legs do look a little strange if their not spreading in at least a slightly wide motion.

    Megatron stands at Attention for no Authority.

    The animatedo version is not enough of a improvement to justify a import. But at least the Japanese can finally enjoy super megatron's inspired descendant.
     
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  5. Foster

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    This deco reminds me how much I love this version of Megatron. Even as a head in the corner of a lab he was a badass.
     
  6. Lord Of Tetris

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    Am I seeing this right? Head and torso are chrome, the rest is not? Not that I dislike the chrome...I have a Japanese Bulkhead and it's pretty cool chrome all over...but I think it's pretty ugly to have chrome only on some parts, like Starscream.
     
  7. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    It's not actual chrome but silver paint, just like Bulkhead/Ironhide has metallic green paint (it's not green chrome).

    Randy
     
  8. Primus00

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    This is news. Now my concern is that the voice of this figure is the same one as its seiyuu Norio Wakamoto.
     
  9. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    Like the Japanese Starscream, the combination of metallic and non metallic parts is pretty jarring to the eyes. At least to my eyes. I think I'll be fine with my $40 Megatron and just hold out to see what the Japanese Magnus looks like.
     
  10. biscuits

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    ive already got the hasbro one.....but this may be worth getting as well....
     
  11. Feralstorm

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    Looks decent, but too bad they didn't go all-or-nothing on the metallic paint. At least this one seems to concentrate the metallic stuff on the robot mode, and leaves the duller stuff to the vehicle form.
     
  12. Veloxiraptor

    Veloxiraptor MoƩ than Meets the Eye

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    "Allspark wa doko da???!"
     
  13. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    I have the Hasbro one modded as it is supposed to be so this is an easy Pass.
     
  14. 46+2

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    I like the paint job. I guess it depends on the price.
     
  15. Darthrai

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    You all seem to be forgetting what the Japanese voice clips mean - it's NORIO WAKAMOTO in toy form!!!!
     
  16. rainningstorm

    rainningstorm cheapskate@Cantonment

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    So will this toy have the manical laughter?
     
  17. Prime'06

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    So here's something I didn't get with the original US figure. Why use red clear plastic for the Decepticon insignia? Not even talking about painting it, but it just really looks odd lit up as red... and still does in the Takara release.
     
  18. Pravus Prime

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    I love this mold. However, I hate that deco, the shiny and non-shiny just ruins it. Pick one!
     

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