TakaraTomy Site Update: DOTM Preview, United, Target Master Store Campaign

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  1. Type-R

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  2. Cheem The Rup

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    Those UN releases are top quality at this round !! I can't wait for that Laser OP :) 

    edit: but has the takara dotm OP a different mechtech weapon than hasbro edition, hasn't it ?

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  3. Angelwave

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    Rumble and Frenzy look awesome there, as does Scourge. Look like Wheeljack's ears are painted as well.
     
  4. Ra88

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    Ha! Get both versions of OP and you more or less have the weapons from the TV spot. :lol 

    I'm a bit disappointed though. Optimus gets a better paintjob, but not Bumblebee? Shame, though not surprising with how little differences there were in the past between the US and JP movie toys.
     
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    I think the Generations Wheeljack actually looks better than its United counterpart. Something about Takara's choice of green just isn't working for me. Their Laser-Prime looks fantastic, though.

    ~Z
     
  6. netkid

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    Since he has remolded parts and a new weapon, I wonder if we will get that version of Prime here eventually.

    Kinda like how Hasbro said we would eventually get a Battle Blades Optimus Prime repaint (possibly in a battle-damaged deco from the forest battle) with his hooks (which Takara's already has) and a head with no faceplate.
     
  7. XxGeck0xX

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    Any reason why United has a voyager rumble/frenzy which are basically 2 deluxes, while the US is coming out with a scout sized version. I may be confused, but can someone clear this up for me.
     
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    Sounds like Takara is selling Rumble & Frenzy in a giftset.

    ~Z
     
  9. Trailbreaker77

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    Takara-Tomy Site update with Wave 4

    Looks like wave 3 should be hitting the shelves this weekend because wave 4 is now up on the site.
    Takara-Tomy UPDATE
    Update coming with pictures.

    Wheeljack

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    Scourge

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    Laser Optimus Prime

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    Frenzy & Rumble

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    Two Scouts are closer than one Voyager than two Deluxes are to a Voyager. In mass and parts.

    That's why Hasbro Scouts are $8, Deluxes $12, and Voyagers are $20.

    TakaraTomy Scouts are 1,500, Deluxes are 2,300 Yen, and Voyagers are 3,600 Yen.

    So while you are paying more for two Scouts either way, 2 Scouts are still closer to a Voyager than 2 Deluxes are.

    Randy
     
  11. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Awesome. March cant get here fast enough! :D 
     
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    Rumble and Frenzy are the same mould as the Hasbro one - they are just overcharging for the privilege of getting the pair (i.e. you paying more for the privilege of owning a red one).

    I wonder if that Sword that Optimus is holding is the same sword accessory that comes with the DOTM Voyager + Trailer toy boxed set ?

    I notice it has no solar panels on it either.
     
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    No giant tanks on Prime?
     
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    MUST GET FRENZY RUMBLE!!!:drool:  but there sold out everywhere:cry 
     
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    Funny, Takara's DOTM Optimus Prime is the same as Hasbro's DOTM Shittimus Prime, but I like and want Takara's Optimus Prime.
     
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    I must have read this about six times.... Are you saying that two Scouts are closer to a single Voyager than two Deluxes are? That is that two Scouts are bigger/better than two Deluxes? :confused: 
     
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    You're forgetting also what he said about mass and parts used to manufacture the figures.
     
  18. silenth

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    I think what he meant was that 2 scouts cost roughly the same as a voyager to make, parts and labor. Where as 2 deluxes cost more than one voyager. He didnt say 2 scouts are better than 2 deluxes. 2 deluxes > a voyager or 2 scouts. Or i could be wrong.
     
  19. Shin Densetsu

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    United Optimus BLOWS AWAY RTS Optimus, look, even the painted side windows aren't as bad! It's like Hasbro took inspiration(for deco) from the movie for RTS, and TakaraTomy opted to pay homage to the original Laser Rod Prime. I dig it! The others, I don't really feel like importing, I'm fine with the RTS/Generations versions here.

    As for DOTM Optimus with gatsword, cool, but I miss the solar panels! Those solar panels kick ass, love clear plastic...hrm...maybe I'll get the Hasbro version, and dub him FUCKIMUS...his look screams "TIME TO TAKE THE BATTLE TO OUTERFUCKING SPACE MOTHERFUCKERS; DARK OF THE MEGACANNON!", meanwhile TakaraTomy's version just seems like regular prime with gatsword.
     
  20. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yes this, sorry if I wasn't clear.
     

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