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Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Razerwire, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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  2. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    That's one cool ass toy. Do you know of a retailer who carries these guys?
     
  3. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    A combination of a wider market and good old fashioned 'grass is greener' syndrome.

    There's a greater selection of robot toys in Japan. Some are abysmal. Collectors generally only do photoshoots of the good ones, we only look at the best of those photoshoots.

    Do they have more quality stuff than us? Yes. Do they have a better ratio of great to crap? No.
     
  4. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was under the impression that we would get this guy when the next MMPR show hits.

    That's not all this guy has. There are 4-5 more vehicles that make him into an even bigger robot.
     
  5. The Iron Moose

    The Iron Moose Well-Known Member

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    That will be coming out in North America next year. It's a Megazord. It'll lack chrome, probably.
     
  6. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    That's sweet! What brand is that? Munginbine?
     
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    It's from Boukenger. Power Rangers stuff. We'll get it next year like people said.
     
  8. meetoblivion

    meetoblivion aka chazzy

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    It's super sentai. From Bandai. It has various arm attachments that we've seen, plus a backpack - Think back to Abaranger/Dino Thunder.
     
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    Wow. I gotta say I'm really impressed with articulation. Ussually Sentai Robo's are kinda brickish.
     
  10. Wreckgar

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    What'll they call this version of Power Rangers, Construction Force?
     
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    Sonscreen Casual TF collector<br><b><font color=#FF0000>aksm TFW2005 Supporter

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    Eh it doesn't look that cool, the combiner mode kind of reminds me of a combined Energon Optimus and Wing Saber.
     
  12. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

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    I thought it was Super Sentai. Looks cool. But Power Rangers will butcher the show like every other Senti show.
     
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    I'm happy to see Bandai FINALLY add articulation to their line of Sentai mecha. It makes the whole thing look just a little bit better and maybe even worth purchasing if it didn't have that pesky 5500 yen price tag.
     
  14. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Holt sh!t, an articulated Megazord?! If I have the money when it comes out I'll totally buy it.
     
  15. Orodruin

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    Same here, though I didn't think Wing Saber, just the normal drones.
     
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    Looks kinda like Voltron I and the RID Build Team got it on and produced an illegitimate love bot, only, not quite as cool as his parents.
     
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    I think it looks really awesome
     
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    <-- wants 1/48 scales released in North America..... although that shouldn't be a surprise to anyone....


    Yeah, it seems like, it seems like the region of Americanada gets shafted when it comes to the awsome robot goodies they get overseas.
     
  19. mx-01 archon

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    Again, the grass is always greener. Power Rangers has a huge fanbase over in Japan, due to the continuity that the NA writers instill throughout the series.

    We're getting better now, too, with Diamond importing a lot of Bandai and Yamato toys for US distribution. They've released a lot of the Soul of Chogokin figures this way, as well as a bunch of Yamato's transforming mechs like the Escaflowne, and the forthcoming Garland.
     
  20. Weremole

    Weremole Whack-a-mole Avenger

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    Yeah. Its best to think of each SS and its PR version as separate entities. SPD is totally different from Dekaranger and Mystic Force is like a whole other creature from Magiranger.

    They have in the Mystif Force toyline for example excluded entire peices (the Magilamp/gun) and remolded Magishines ticket stamper/transformation item into an "Ultimate Dragon Blade" not to mention a huge emphasis on dragons.

    Totally different beasts.

    But if the reoccuring themes is anything to go by then the next PR series is "Power Rangers: Adventure Force".

    Daibouken is groovy. The add-ons make it even groovyer. If you want articulation you better get your mitts on the Capsule Toy versions though. They fill the quota grandly.

    Still its really nice to see articulation other than shoulder swivels. Just wish one of these Sentai mechs where as articulate as say... Cybertron Optimus Prime. But really; its a differnet thing.
    Combination and massiveness is a priority in Sentai toys and not really articulation. It has served Bandai pretty well with the line in 30 years by now. But it would be sweet.
     

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