Takara reissue book styles

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  1. tony77tony77

    tony77tony77 Well-Known Member

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    do anyone know if they going to come out with any more Takara reissue book styles?
     
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    I'm not 100% sure but they seemed to have scrapped and instead are going with Encore.
     
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    Encore line is Takara's new G1 re-issues.
     
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    I LOVED the book reissues and it's really too bad that Takara discontinued it.

    I came across a fan-made G1 Sixshot box on eBay in the style of a Book Reissue. It was nice to look at. :tongue: 
     
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    I actually photoshopped some fake box fronts way back when they were only on like number 12 or so. What was funny, was that I did an insecticon 3-pack box and they actually made it later. Only I had it as number 18 I think, not #16. I wish I could repost them, but they are all on my old computer and I doubt I could ever find them again. I did a Metroplex too.
     
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    How prophetic :wink:  :lol 
     
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    The last release for the Transformers Collection line (as it's officially called) came out in March 2006. I wouldn' totally put it past Takara if they suddenly picked up the line again, but I'd still be damn well surprised if they did.

    As others said, Takara have since launched a new reissue line named "Encore", and even that already appears to be on a hiatus/cancelled/discontinued/whatever now.

    I fully expect them to launch yet another reissue line next year.
     
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    One big reason I loved the book reissues was because of, well, the book! Sure it was all in Japanese which I can't read but it was cool looking at the toy listings, cool poster art and episode guide too :) 
     
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    Books are done since Encore is here. I am still trying to get the Insecticons & Blitzwing.
     
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    Encores are way better than books
     
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    general fandom voice says the oposite.

    The TFC has so muhc more to offer then the Encores. I dont really feel the "feel" for Encore as I do for the TFC.

    I should get a few of them but they are so massproduced there is no rush.
     
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    I particularly loved the Insecticon 3-pack. If you do get it you're in for a real treat! They are even packaged with these tiny Energon cubes, but I'm sure most people already knew that. I also like the green of the boxart. One of the better TFC reissues out there :) 

    I kinda agree. TFC has lots of "special features" included which are very satisfying.

    Encore is great too for the high nostalgia factor. Can't go wrong with wonderful G1 packaging.
     
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    Exactly my point
     

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