Small Scans of TakaraTomy's Trans-Scanning Figure and Arcee Black Verison

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  1. Tim Formas

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    Hong Kong newsgroup talk.transformers has a few small scans from solicitations for upcoming figures.

    Among them is what appears to be Trans-Scanning Bumblebee and Arcee Black Version. Unfortunately, the scans are very small. You can make out the color scheme on Arcee, but really can't tell too much about the Trans-Scanning figures.
     

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  2. Draven

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    Hmmm. The Trans-Scanning figures remind me of the Car Robots Kabayas with the transparent removable armour.
     
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    more protoform figures? protoform ironhide?
     
  4. Tim Formas

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    Those are the "Trans-Scanning" figures with snap-on protoform armor. The photo of Ironhide above them seems to be the most convenient picture of an Autobot protoform they could find.
     
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    Where'd you get the Protoform Ironhide from?

    Also, the Black Arcee looks real nice from what I can see, almost good enough for me to want the mold. And I wonder if the 'Trans-Scan' bots can transform. If they can it seems like it'd be more of a Parts-forming thing, but it still might be the most accurate looking bots we could get.
     
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    wtf if trans scaning? is it like micro man with armor or what?
     
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    Looks like the Classics will just be repackaged or stickered US-edititons, as expected. Thats ok, I wont be tempted to get them again.
     
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    Yeah. What are those? I thougt they were going to be just repaints.
     
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    Are you guys looking at different pictures than I am, or can you read Japanese?

    I can't tell what those Trans-scan figures are.

    I do think its cool that some of the robots come with human figures.
    And is that Bumblebee really missing its legs?
     
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    Takara classic *yawn*
     
  11. Tim Formas

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    First news of the Trans-Scanning just broke yesterday via solicitations without pictures. It's mostly speculation on what they do, but we don't know much besides these pictures. From the yellow, we know it's Bumblebee. Besides that, really not much detail to be seen there.

    As for the human figures and the Bumblebee w/o legs, we're getting the same things.
    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/showthread.php?t=151045&highlight=screen
     
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    It never ceases to amaze me how people can pick details out of a picture that's barely large enough to even see the outline of the figures, let alone details. I still have absolutely no clue what those trans-scanning figures are.
     
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    Hmm...it looks kinda like the Trans-Scanning figures are basically a Protoform action figure with snap-on armour that resembles their bot-mode during/after scanning a new alt-mode. If they make more than Prime and BB, I might be more interested in them, especially if they make a Ratchet and/or Brawl :thumb .
     
  14. Jarodimus

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    Hmm. I'd suspect that the Trans-Scanning figures were going to be Robot Replicas with armor bits, but those prices seem too high. I guess they could be at a larger scale. At any rate, I'll be surprised if they transform.

    Black Arcee looks like she has potential. I'm gonna guess the U.S. release will be a 'Con named Sideways -- Hasbro seems to really like that name.
     
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    It'll totally be Elita 1. Because every Arcee mold has to be re-released as Elita 1.
     
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  17. Jarodimus

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    Well, sure, based on an n of 1 so far.

    And yes, granted, we've only had 3 Sidewayses. But 2 have been cycles, and they've all been fairly recent. And like I said, it was a guess.
     
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    well, i was hoping for more from their classics range but looks like it's just the same toys maybe even in the same boxes. still good news for the japanese as they can now buy them at retail.
     
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    Transcanning figures have potential, otherwise I'm not interested really.
     
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