New United in September

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  1. AllSpark Ferret

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  2. Trailbreaker77

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    I've got no idea what these could be.
     
  3. Bass X0

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    neither have i.

    and nor will the person after me.
     
  4. Megatron31

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    gonna take a jab and wonder if skullgrin is in this?
    or is it possible that the new FOC figs could fall under this line?

    Edit NM looked at the link on my phone sounds like prime figs
     
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    The prospect of new United figures makes me tingly, but then I remember all the old repaints from the last wave. Sigh, just wait and see I suppose.
     
  6. ZacWilliam

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    I could definately see Roller Master vs Chopper Master being 2010 Breacher and Chopsaw.


    -ZacWilliam, would not be surprised to see Breacher presented as being Prime's Roller unit. Though I'd rather see it as Action Master Rollout
     
  7. Matty

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    I'm interested, but also wonder if this will just be another wave of repaints.
     
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    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    You know, if they want some easy G1-cash, why are they so resistant to an Ultra Magnus? They've done far less apparently logical things with United than that.




    ...can we take these as some sort of indicator that Generations will be moving up a price point?

    (working on the presumption these are to become Generations items at all)

    On the other hand, maybe it's just Takara using old molds, and padding the price, again.

    Edit: Going by those names, starting to wonder if they've simply bolted movie inspired accessories onto the Henkei/Classics Prime mold?
     
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    nothing wrong with repaints. provided they are repaints worth having.
     
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    Sounds like foc toys
     
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    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Those be some goofy/interesting names. Are they six per case of one figure? Or is that the name of the assortment?
     
  12. ZacWilliam

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    Not really. I'd take it as an indicator that two old US basics are being sold together in Japan as a Voyager set as they have before.

    As for the other two larger ones, they could literally be anything at this point.


    -ZacWilliam, myself I'm kinda guessing Movie Optimus's but that's pretty baseless pessimism I admit.
     
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    Considering most of their latest work..I'm gonna try to not work myself up over it.
     
  14. Daimao

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    perhaps they're tackling that unreleased Unite for the Universe Jet Prime? The movies may be done for a while but I would still love a better version of that combination. Probably just wishful thinking...
     
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    will these not be the asian generations that was shown reciently? things like the prime bulkhead with g1 brawn head and generations kup with swerve head? i would imagine if they are asian exclusives they would fall under united. just a thought..
     
  16. ZacWilliam

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    No.

    Hasbro Asia is an entirely different entity from Takara Tomy.

    United is Takara Tomy's Japanese aimed thing. Hasbro Asia's repaints are a seperate thing aimed at a seperate market (China and non-Japan asian markets).


    -ZacWilliam, plus, even if you didn't know that, none of those toys really match these descriptions at all.
     
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    6 per case of one figure. TakaraTOMY do not pack figures in assortments.
     
  18. Secretcode

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    Power Core Combiners, maybe? I remember something a while back where a Takara guy said they had something planned for them.
     
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    Yeah, I think you are right! Prime mode could mean combined mode, while the 2 pack could be a set of 2 PCC Commanders.
     
  20. brr-icy

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    roller/chopper could be breacher and brimstone repaints?
     

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