So what's up with the THS line?

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  1. Prozak

    Prozak Well-Known Member

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    I have Optimus Prime THS-02 and it's one of the best versions of G1 Optimus Prime's available. Anyone else bummed that we haven't seen this line get expanded?

    Looking at the Legends Class G1 Megatron really makes me think that they could make a decent enough version of him to fit this scale. I think even Starscream would be a good candidate for this.

    Has Takara mentioned anything about this line?
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    it's been over for about 4 years now hasn't it?
     
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    It would just be another line of all the same stuff, to be honest. And I think the Takara people figured that out.

    THS-02 was a nice Convoy (I want one), but there doesn't need to be an entire line like that.
     
  4. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was always on the verge of buying THS-02, but it was way too small and the alt mode was really not good. Maybe they'll upscale it at some point for the CHUG line?
     
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    The odds of any toy getting upscaled or downscaled is actually pretty slim, at least on an official level. After all, why put all that effort into upscaling / downscaling when you could, in fact, just develop an entirely new design with all the good traits of the previous release while eliminating the weaker elements?
     
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    Yeah, I agree - I didn't mean they'd upscale the existing design, just that they'd give us a larger toy with similar likeness, poseability, and accessories.
     
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    it is dead
     
  8. Prozak

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    Well the line I think is unique. First of all, the robot mode is incredible. Sure the alternate mode suffers a bit, but would you rather have a nicer alt mode than a robot mode when robot mode is what most people display their transformers in? I think the trade off is well worth it.

    Secondly. I've been waiting for a toy re-design of G1 characters. I don't mean redesigning the line art, I mean taking the same line art and making the best toys given all of the advances that have been made since the original G1 line was released. This is what the THS-02 is to me. It has die-cast, awesome paint applications, tons of accessories, and incredible engineering.

    Basically give me a miniature version of the masterpiece line. The masterpiece line is great but it's too big and expensive. Maybe the THS-02 could have been bigger but it's my favorite Optimus Prime toy to date.
     
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    I wasn't a fan of the THS takara toy line as it featured the basic TF toy size. being sold at the beyond exspensive price
     
  10. Dolza_Khyron

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    ^ i have the g1 prime, it is anything BUT basic :lol 

    it's only flaw is that it's so complicated that it falls apart too easily. *kind of like universe galvatron's flaw*

    but yea the line is dead. but wasn't there going to be a reissue of the cybertron prime?

    or was that just a lie rumor? lol
     
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    Wasn't THS01 supposed to be reissued like the 02 version?
     
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    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    "It's dead Jim."
     

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