New Roadbuster toy, for real this time.

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Fort Max, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    I just saw this posted by Anavel over at ToyboxDX.com fourms, CM's corp just showed a prototype of a new Mugen Calibur toy from the anime Dorvack at the Tokyo anime fair.
    Better known to Transformers fans as Roadbuster of course.

    Please be aware that;
    a) No price/release details are known
    b) It may not even Transform
    c) CM's corp are not cheap.

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  2. Armada_MK

    Armada_MK Emissary of Primus

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    Kool, About time you starting posting news again FM:) 
     
  3. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Lol, thank you. :) 
    Most of the news comes out of China these days though.
     
  4. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    It's a CMs Brave Gokin figure. I'd imagine it will be very faithful to the version of the mecha shown in the series, with a lot of extras to represent many of the key abilities etc. I would be quite confident that it will transform, somehow, though a little parts swapping may be required.
     
  5. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    Hopefully it (as well as the Battrain & Baldios they showed) will be in the $100-$150 price range like the Patlabors and GoShogun and not the $650+ of their Dancouga Nova....
     
  6. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Yeah, I did notice that it was a BG but I was thrown by the Dannyboy Nova next to it which doesn't appear to be the perfect transform one.
    This Mugen Calibur also looks like it's a very early stage prototype, arms don't appear to have any articulation for instance.

    I haven't brought a CM's toy since their early GGG though, I've kinda gone off them a fair bit, hope this will be good enough to make me want to try them again.

    Given that it's not a complicated combiner I imagien it should transform but I didn't want to explicitly state that in the news post.

    Also that Dancouag Nova to the right of it has a 8'820yen price tag so it look like they'll be a much more affordable (albeit non combining) version on the market soon.
    http://www2.moeyo.com/img/08/03/28/4/451.jpg
    Finally Yamato has even cheaper Dancouag figures planned of both versions
    http://www2.moeyo.com/img/08/03/28/4/452.jpg
     
  7. Bryan

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    Transforming, even partforming, = instant sell.

    Without...maybe. Roadbuster is teh awesome.
     
  8. Baccala1976

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    Doesn't look like it will transform, but if it does I'll def pick one up!
     
  9. Bass X0

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    i hope whoever Whirl used the mold of gets a new toy too.
     
  10. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Sweet... if it transforms and it's in the $100 to $150 price range I'll probably bite. Roadbuster was one of my first Transformers as a kid and (even though it's not an official Transformer) a new version of him would be cool. Just add repro Autobot sticker! :D 
     
  11. Fort Max

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    I never even knew about Roadbuster untill I discovered the internet and online fandom in general but it is a great design and one I would definitely buy.
     
  12. Ravenxl7

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    Cool. Personally, I'm hoping for a Classics 2.0/Universe update of Roadbuster at some point, but I'm not going to hold my breath for him. It would be easier and cheaper for me to get ahold of, lol.
     
  13. Predaking

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    I love the G1 Roadbuster toy (own 2 MIB) and if the new version has Classics-like articulation and reasonably priced I may just get it.
     

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