Takara EZ Collection Prime in hand in box

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Broken Forge, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Broken Forge

    Broken Forge Formerly Neo Vox

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    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Wow, KO-like packaging!
     
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    Though I'm pleasantly surprised these are getting their own packaging (no blind packaging for the first time since Galaxy Force, even for the Legions)...yes, at first glance the packaging appears similar to knockoff packaging.
     
  4. Broken Forge

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    I can definitely see how the packaging looks a bit KO.
     
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    They have ratchet with a face version
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Seriously, WTF?!?:lol 
     
  7. Transquito

    Transquito Reach For The Light

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    My thoughts exactly!
    Looks like bootlegs you would find in dollar-stores..

    Takara Tomy.. what happened to your awesome packaging art?
     
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    You guys serious as in saying looks like KO packaging?? This Jap packaging definitely looks much better than the Hasbro packaging
     
  9. Starscream NZ

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    We're saying it because it's true. When I first saw the Prime pic I thought 'there's a KO out already?!' but no, it's official.

    Quite possibly a sign of the times of Transformers dwindling interest in Japan - Takara aren't investing nearly as much energy into Prime as they had previous lines.
     
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    Maybe true but from the packaging of the Prime series so far,i feel that Takara is trying their best to make this line get going
     
  11. mx-01 archon

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    You can't be serious.
     
  12. BraveMax

    BraveMax Used to speak Japanese

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    The size of the commander figs doesn't help. These LOOK like over-sized KOs in person too. I was very surprised...

    I guess it has something to do with wanting to make the EZ Collection toys seem "accessible". Kids can pretty much wrap their hands around them...
     
  13. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    there mostly no differences save some minor and not so significant paint apps on these. Will pass and save my money, thanks.
     
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    These pics are Hasbro version toys, not Takaratomy ones.
     
  15. Lbsammills51

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    You haven't seen enough KO packaging then if you think these don't bare a weird similarity to them.

    No they're not. The pics from the link are the Japanese EZ packaging, though the toys themselves appear to possess little-to-no differences to their Hasbro counterparts.
     
  16. Gaokaiser

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    No,no. Alfes says "(I think) No difference between EZ and Cyberverse, please check Hasbro version pics (at each links)."

    So, perhaps, no difference. But, strictly, these're not Japanese version... :eek: 
     
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    Huh? If these are the EZ releases, how are these not the Japanese versions when "EZ" is a Takara thing?
     
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    KO has such a good packaging??? I seriously do not think so,no offence pls
     
  19. Transformed

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    Which ones were you looking at--they look exactly the same to me.

    My son has all of the ones released in the states, and I picked Takara's Optimus and Megatron for myself while out on Saturday. Optimus and Megatron look exactly the same in person, and the ones I saw in the store look no different from the one my son has.
     
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    Have you seen KO packaging before?
     

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